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Andrew McCormack

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Waldeck

The Water Security Agency has confirmed tests on water samples for the Village of Waldeck, and there's no quality issue. Therefore the boil water advisory has been lifted. On February 12 water was s... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Swift Current Man Elected as President of SWF

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation announced a new president this past weekend and it's a Swift Current resident taking over the reins. Clark Schultz was elected to the position by acclamation on S... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Chase the Ace Fundraiser Helping Shaunavon Community Groups

  Two Shaunavon community groups are working together to raise funds for their organizations through The Chase the Ace fundraiser which is happening now each Thursday night at The Elks Hall over read more..

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David Zammit

Cooler Weather to Stick

There could be another light dusting of snow in the Swift Current area today as a cold front is expected to pass by. According to Environment Canada, the low-pressure system is supposed to hit southw... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

A Flood of Water in Shaunavon After a Pipe Bursts

  Shaunavon Town Crews were busy on Tuesday morning when a call came in about water on the street on the 600 block of fourth street west. Directors of Operations for the Town of Shaunavon, Ron read more..

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David Zammit

SPCA Cashes in on Jail and Bail

A trio of well-known Swift Current residents lent a helping hand to the SPCA late last week. Swift Current City Councillor Ron Toles, Smart Flowers owner Poppy Parsons, and Living Sky Casino's Genera... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Water Main Break Creates a Slippery Situation

Last night the City of Swift Current was made aware of a water main leak causing icy conditions on city roads, and this morning work began to find the source. Located near the corner of Yates Street ... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

'United We Roll' Convoy Enters Ottawa

Last week a convoy rolled through Swift Current on its way to Ottawa. Today they plan on reaching their destination. The United We Roll movement started in opposition to the Carbon Tax, and other gov... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Upgrades Progressing Well at Assiniboia Water Plant

Last year, 75 projects across the province received provincial and federal funding to complete water and wastewater infrastructure work. The community of Assiniboia was one of them, receiving a total... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Holiday Open Skate Prompts Families to Lace Up

Family Day was yesterday, evident by both a statutory holiday, and available ice time throughout the city. Both Fairview Arena and the Innovation Credit Union iPlex were open to the public to take ad... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Swift Current Pow Wow Draws World Renowned Performer, Local Crowds

Highlighting a major part of First Nations culture, the tenth annual Living Sky Casino Pow Wow kicked off on Saturday, bringing the sights and sounds of the traditional celebration where life makes se... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Little Big Puck on the Prairie: 40 Years of Tradition

Marking another notch in a forty-year-old tradition, Maple Creek's Battle of Little Puck once again brought together the community through the love of hockey. Coming in on the heels of Scotiabank Hoc... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Photography Class puts Focus On SPCA Funding

Swift Current's SPCA recently received a donation through a couple of photographers educating others on their passion. Chris Attrell, accompanied by Ed Fonger, hosted a photography course which took ... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Carbon Tax Arguments Over; Now Waiting For The Decision

Arguments are over in a Regina courtroom, and now the decision on the future of a federally imposed carbon tax is in the hands of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeals. The judges heard arguments from th... read more..

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Eric James

Emergency Kits For Vehicles

Traveling almost anywhere in Saskatchewan usually means you are going to be on the highway for a fair amount of time. It's important to make sure that you are prepared for all situations, including em... read more..

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David Zammit

Annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend

For those who have been spending the majority of their time indoors due to the recent frigid temperatures, the province is giving residents some incentive for some outdoor fun as the temperatures star... read more..

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David Zammit

Cold February in Swift Could Challenge Coldest Ever

This might be the coldest February on record in Swift Current history. Up until Friday morning, the temperature hadn't risen above -20 C for 12 consecutive days (February 3 - February 14) pushing thi... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Maple Creek Working On New Strategic Plan

  The Town of Maple Creek has begun work on updating their Strategic Plan for the community. The original plan has been in place since  2014, and with a number of changes in the community read more..

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David Zammit

Lyric's Bones Are Strong Says Donor

A trio of upgrades are on the way for Swift Current's Lyric Theatre after a recent donation. The upgrades include improving the sound and lighting and adding an extension to the stage. It's slated t... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Poor Driving Conditions West of Swift Current

Word has come to the Swift Current Online newsroom of poor driving conditions on Highway 1 around the Saskatchewan-Alberta border. Apparently visibility is poor and traffic is moving very slowly. Th... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

High-Rolling Local Businesses Dig Up Some Awards

Two organizations with Swift Current businesses picked up some hardware earlier in the week as they received recognization for their roles as employers. Both SIGA and Pattison Agriculture Limited wer... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Adjournment for Alleged Sex Offender

In Swift Current Provincial Court Wednesday a man appeared on several charges but had his matter adjourned. Jason Logan is in custody in British Columbia, so he appeared by video link. He is schedule... read more..

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David Zammit

Convoy En Route to Ottawa Passes Through Swift

There were a few extra vehicles on the roads in Swift Current this evening during rush-hour. The United We Roll convoy passed through the city around dinner time en route to Ottawa's Parliament Hill ... read more..

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David Zammit

New Animal Control Bylaw in Elrose

The Town of Elrose has implemented a new Animal Control Bylaw outlining the regulations pet owners will now have to abide by. At the beginning of February, the Town released Bylaw No. 2019-01 which c... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Eastend Wins Saskatchewan Municipal Award

  At the recent SUMA Convention in Saskatoon, the Town of Eastend received the win in the Regional Cooperation category of the Saskatchewan Municipal Awards Program. The Town, along with the RM read more..

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David Zammit

City RCMP Investigating Liquor Theft

The Swift Current City RCMP are looking for a liquor thief. Back on January 24, a male suspect stole four bottles of liquor from a Swift Current business located in the 1600 block of Springs Drive. ... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Preparing for an Emergency Situation in Shaunavon

  The Shaunavon and District Emergency Measures Organization held a couple of information sessions at the Grand Coteau Center in Shaunavon yesterday. Both an afternoon and an evening session to read more..

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David Zammit

No Set Date For Leader Healthcare Facility to Reopen

It could be days or even weeks before the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility is back up and running. Last Thursday the facility suffered a sprinkler line break in the older portion of... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

SGI Advises to Practice Safe Driving on Valentine's Day

As Valentines Day is upon us, SGI is advising the public to treat driving on Cupid's holiday as you would treat your relationship. SGI Spokesperson Tyler McMurchy outlined how driving and your love l... read more..

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David Zammit

No Objections to Rezoning Lot in City's Southeast

The chance to support or oppose was offered up at city council Monday night, but there were no takers. In late January the City sent out public notice they were intending to pass a bylaw that would r... read more..

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