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Penny Schreiner

Fossil Finds in the Southwest

  Field research by scientists at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum continued to reap a harvest of fresh new fossil discoveries throughout the past summer. And the southwest are offered up a lot of COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Two Southwest Communities to Receive Wireless Upgrades

Two communities in southwest Saskatchewan will have improved wireless serviced by the end of March, 2019, according to SaskTel. In a release the Crown corporation stated that Pennant and Val Marie ar... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

Communities in Bloom Program Recognizes Eastend

  The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association has announced the winners of this year's Saskatchewan Communities in Bloom Program. And, for the second year in a row, the community of Easte COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

The Camping Guy at The Vancouver Fringe Festival

  The Vancouver Fringe Festival was held September 6-16 and Shaunavon author/director Dianne Greenlay and her play were chosen as one of the main stage participants. Dianne, and her play "The C COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Historic Sask Vacation Location Receives National Recognition

The Historic Reesor Ranch located in Cypress Hills is in the running for a national tourism award. The ranch originally established in 1904 is also a designated provincial heritage property. Ameniti... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Jousting for Charity

The second-annual Medieval Feast event was held last Saturday, hoping to bring some out of the dark ages of malnourishment. The St. Olaf Lutheran Church put on the event, connecting back to the medie... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Cracking the Code of Education with Free Programming

The Swift Current Library showcased how learning does not restrict itself to books last Saturday, with a futuristic yet simplistic expose on computer coding. As part of National Science Week, the lib... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Going Green for the Community, Giving Green for Charity

The 10th-annual Go Green Day was off with a bang Friday afternoon, making sure the city was prepared for next year's Western Canada Summer Games. The initiative started by the Stark and Marsh a decad... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Local Scouts Tie the Knot on Funding

The annual Scouts bottle drive held yesterday saw truckloads of bottles recycled, all to give kids the opportunity to be kids. The Scouts and their parents were present at their impromptu bottle depo... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Alex Lindquist

Disagreement on New Gun Control Bill

The federal Conservatives are calling the Liberal government's Bill C-71 "nothing but another gun registry," but Public Safety Minister and Regina-Wascana MP Ralph Goodale said that allegation, which ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Local Art Tour Showcases Southwest Talent

The Highway 1 Studio Tour kicked off yesterday, showcasing that professional art is only a short drive away in the southwest. The self-guided tour features different art studios and the works that th... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Arrest Made in Relation to Recent Amber Alert

The man who is alleged to have been involved in taking a child that resulted in the amber alert last Sunday has been caught. 19-year-old Johnathan Ryann Gunville of North Battleford is charged nine t... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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David Zammit

Tip Leads to Arrest and Sentencing in Same Day

A late night call to the Swift Current Rural RCMP on Thursday night led to a Calgary man being arrested and charged five criminal code offenses. Just after midnight on September 21 the RCMP were noti... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Wind Energy Project Approved for Southwest

As the province tries to reach a 40-per-cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, there's a plan for wind energy to play a big part. Yesterday it was announced that Saskatchewan Environment... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Running in Near Freezing Mud for Charity

The mud not only didn't stop the Dr.Noble Irwin Healthcare Foundation from raising money for charity, it was an essential factor in doing so. The third-annual Fun Muddy Mayhem team obstacle course go... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

A New Face in the Shaunavon Conservation Office

  Shaunavon has a new face in the local Conservation Office. Tyy Pappenfus joins Calvin Fiala in the Shaunavon office after spending the past three years stationed in Loon Lake. He says being COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Historic Building Vandalized

A vandalism in Hodgeville has a local property owner scrambling to get things repaired before the frost sets in.. The Hodgeville Skool Inn & Hub was damaged as rocks were thrown through seven of ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

Turning Waste Into Gold

  Graham Fritz, a Shaunavon born and raised fellow, made his national TV debut last night on the season premier of the show Dragon's Den. Dragon's Den is a program where entrepreneurs pitch the COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

Hunters Asked to Help Monitor the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

  The Ministry of Environment is asking hunters to help monitor the spread and intensity of Chronic Wasting Disease, a fatal, infectious central nervous system disease that can affect wild deer, COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Anthony Janzen

Experiencing Food Production Firsthand

It was a great learning experience for the kids yesterday. Grade 4 students from Swift Current and area schools were out at the Food Farm to take part in the harvest and learn more about where their ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

Break-Ins Happening in Swift Current

  Swift Current City RCMP are asking for the public's help in solving a couple of crimes. In the early morning hours of Friday September 7 four businesses in the vicinity of the North Service R COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Matter Adjourned in Kidnapping Case

In Swift Current Provincial Court yesterday, a kidnapping case was pushed back. Manitoba's Christopher Drover had an afternoon appearance but his case was adjourned to October 24. The charge stems b... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Construction Delayed, but Nearing Completion

Weather caused a bit of a delay, but it looks like construction on Chaplin Street in Swift Current is nearing completion. Swift Current Manager of Engineering Jolene Peters said the last concrete pou... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Preliminary Hearing Set in Fentanyl-Heroin Trafficking Case

Coming from Swift Current Provincial Court yesterday, a preliminary hearing has been set for Cody Nast. His charges include trafficking heroin and trafficking fentanyl. He's scheduled to go bef... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Jail for Drunk Driver who Killed Passenger

The man who was impaired at the wheel of a truck that rolled in a single-vehicle collision, killing a 24-year-old woman from Moose Jaw last February, was sentenced yesterday in the Court of Queen's Be... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Council Proceeds with Borrowing Bylaw

Back on August 27 Swift Current city council announced their intent on creating a borrowing bylaw for $1.267,692 million, and at yesterday's brief council meeting that passed. The money is for design... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Penny Schreiner

Normal Service Resumes at Herbert Integrated Health Facility

  Outpatient services have resumed at the Herbert and District Integrated Health Facility. A disruption of services for the Herbert facility was announced by the Saskatchewan Health Authority o COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Woman Sentenced in Logan Ring's Death

One of the five accused in the November 2016 death of Logan Ring pleaded guilty to manslaughter yesterday in the Court of Queen's Bench in Swift Current yesterday. Rebecca Kuhlman was sentenced by Ju... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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David Zammit

Damp Cool Weather Expected to Stick Around

The cooler temperatures and cloudy weather might be here to stay at least for the next week. Aside from Friday, daytime highs for the foreseeable future will barely reach double digits (somedays will... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Andrew McCormack

Stepping Up, and Forward, for Cancer Research

It almost wasn't a reality this year, but the Terry Fox Run did happen in Swift Current, and $5,105 was raised. On a somewhat-rainy Sunday 33 people made it out for the run starting at Riverside Park... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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