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David Zammit

RCMP looking for stolen post pounder

A pair of southwest RCMP detachment's are investigating the theft of a post pounder. The red 2014 Wheat Heart Heavy Hitter Post Pounder was taken from a property in the Admiral area. The item was be... read more..

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David Zammit

Hazlet continues annual Sports Day tradition

The village of Hazlet was buzzing this past weekend with their annual Sports Day. A golf tournament, a slo-pitch tournament, some kayaking, face-painting, and a bouncy castle were some of the things ... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

211 Saskatchewan launch in Swift Current

211 Saskatchewan is expanding from online to call and text as well, and a launch event was held this morning in Swift Current. It's a service that provides people access to community services, while ... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

Soapbox racing united families for Father's Day

Sunday afternoon the 36-annual Father's Day tradition of soapbox racing continued. 23 drivers from Swift Current, Moose Jaw and Medicine Hat raced down Central Avenue in the event hosted by the Swift... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

Storm season ahead of schedule

Residents of the southwest can expect to see storms a little earlier than normal. That according to storm chaser Craig Hilts. He said that with severe storms in and around Moose Jaw and Estevan earli... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

Prairie men lead the Nation in unhealthy lifestyles

A new national study isn't painting a pretty picture when it comes to the health of prairie men. The study, conducted on behalf of the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF), found that 72 per cent o... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

8th-annual Market Square kicks off

Saturday morning hundreds of people gathered for the first Market Square of 2018. The annual weekend event that runs every Saturday from mid June to late September is in its eighth year and was kicke... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

Boxing and baking at annual Spar-O-Thon

  Saturday afternoon the Swift Current Fight Club held their annual Spar-O-Thon at the Swift Current Boxing club, but this year it had a sweet twist. This year's event did not only see the read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

Market Square kicks off today

After nine months of waiting and planning the eighth-annual Market Square is set to kick off Saturday morning. Marlene Johnson, the executive assistant to the office for the CAO and Mayor's office an... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Province's stance on youth shelter unchanged

This past week Southwest YES talked about a community-needs assessment by the Southwest Regional Intersectoral Committee reaffirming their stance that Swift Current emergency youth shelter Dorie's Hou... read more..

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David Zammit

Province's minimum wage to take slight hike

Minimum wage earners in the province of Saskatchewan can expect a little bit more money on their paycheques starting in fall. The provincial government is raising the minimum wage by 10 cents on Octo... read more..

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David Zammit

Alzheimer's Walk far exceeds goal

Earlier this week the community came together for the 4th-annual Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's. The walk was held by the Alzheimer's Society and took place at the track north of the Swift Curr... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Trio of cases have decisions pushed back

There were three significant criminal matters in Swift Current Provincial Court yesterday, but decisions for all three will have to wait. John Flottvik pleaded guilty to a bunch of charges, including... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Low interest by Saskatchewan bars to serve early during World Cup

As the FIFA World Cup descends upon Russia, so do early-morning wake up times to view the games. Alberta has bars that'll be serving early to accompany earlier starts, but it's something Saskatchewan... read more..

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David Zammit

Saskatchewan Highway Patrol gets ready to help RCMP

The commercial vehicle enforcement unit in Saskatchewan is rebranding and expanding their roles. It was announced yesterday by the Saskatchewan government that as of July 1 the group will become the ... read more..

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David Zammit

Investigation into possible pipe bomb in Swift Current continues

The RCMP are remaining fairly tight-lipped about a potential pipe bomb they destroyed in Swift Current in the early hours of yesterday morning. It all began around 1 a.m. on Thursday when the Swift C... read more..

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David Zammit

Swift RCMP locate and destroy suspicious items

An early morning complaint in Swift Current to the local authorities ended with the Saskatchewan RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit attending the scene. Around 1 a.m. today the Swift Current City RCMP was ... read more..

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David Zammit

SGI and Red Cross teaming up for disaster relief

SGI Canada is teaming up with the Saskatchewan Red Cross in a pilot project to help people impacted by disasters in the province. The partnership that will run until June of 2019 will see SGI offer u... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Modifications needed in joint submission for break-and-enter case

The Crown and defence are hoping the third time's the charm in a break-and-enter case. Yesterday in Swift Current Provincial Court was the second time a joint submission wasn't accepted in Rene Lange... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Bail verdict in obstruction case expected tomorrow

A decision is expected tomorrow morning for a woman's bail hearing in Swift Current Provincial Court. Connie Oakes is facing an obstruction of justice charge relating to a stabbing in April of 2017. ... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Sask Lotteries grant for Shaunavon Taekwondo

  Saskatchewan Lottery proceeds support over 12,000 sport, culture and recreation organizations in Saskatchewan. And one of those organizations that has received grant money from Sask Lotteries read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Guilty pleas to sexual assault, assault causing bodily harm

A man pleaded guilty to a number of a charges, including sexual assault, yesterday in Swift Current Provincial Court. John Flottvik, who remains in custody, appeared in person yesterday where he acce... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Hit and run incidents in Fox Valley

  Two hit and runs in the community of Fox Valley have Leader RCMP asking for the public's assistance. Sometime during the night between May 25th and 26th, an unknown vehicle sideswiped a blue read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Assessment respondents say housing among priorities

The Southwest Regional Intersectoral Committee (RIC) released survey results from a community-needs assessment, and mental health, wellness, housing, prevention, and social supports were the things re... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

RCMP investigating trailer theft

Leader RCMP are investigating a trailer theft that occurred last month. On May 7 RCMP responded to the theft of a 14-foot long black dump trailer in Abbey. The theft occurred sometime between April ... read more..

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Tanner Wallace-Scribner

Despite changes Student Services achieves successful year

The 2017-18 school year saw Student Services in the Chinook School Division make numerous changes. At Monday's school board meeting the Student Services Board Monitoring Report was given and highligh... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Hot Dogs for a cause in Shaunavon

  The Shaunavon Handi Van Association is a non-profit group that supplies a van to people in the community to use for the transportation of a handicapped person, either young or old. It started read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Improving Jubilee Park in Shaunavon

  The Town of Shaunavon  has planted about 12 Green Ash trees at Jubilee Park. These trees will fill a space, vacant up until now, and improve the look of the Park as Ron Phillips, Directo read more..

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David Zammit

Sask RCMP charge Florida man for illegal border crossing

A Florida man who allegedly led police on a 14-hour multi-province pursuit has officially been charged in Saskatchewan. Selasie Onegus Turner was charged Friday by both the RCMP's Integrated Border E... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Panel decision good for Saskatchewan brewers

Good news for brewers in Saskatchewan - a panel ruled that the Alberta government letting the Wild Rose province's small craft breweries apply for a grant after beer prices were jacked up violated Can... read more..

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