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Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 18673 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Andrew McCormack

Water Advisory Remains

A drinking water advisory remains in effect in Stewart Valley until further notice. It was put into effect Sunday afternoon, and samples were just sent off for testing. People are advised to use boi... read more..

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David Zammit

Weather Could Put a Damper on Outdoor Rinks

This week's warmer weather isn't doing any favours for City crews as they're trying to get the outdoor rinks ready for the winter season. So far all five of the outdoor rinks have about an inch or tw... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Another Text Message Scam

There's another scam floating around where people are being targeted through text messages. SaskPower is warning the public widespread fraudulent texts claiming to notify customers about refunds. Th... read more..

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David Zammit

Warmer Weather to Stick Around

There might not be any snow left on the ground after this week in the Swift Current area as some warmer weather is moving in. The warmer temperatures started on Sunday and look like they could contin... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

No Criminal Charges after November Closure of Houston Pizza

There are no criminal charges following the abrupt closure of Houston Pizza's Swift Current location last month. Photos surfaced on social media that seemed to show slashes to cushions on the furnitu... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

New Emergency Response Coordinator for Maple Creek

  The Town of Maple Creek has hired an Emergency Response  Coordinator. Trent Empey will take on the title right away, and describes what his job will involve, "Well, what I'm supposed to read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Lighting Up the Valley in Eastend

  The community of Eastend got into the Christmas spirit recently with their Light Up the Valley event. This evening, put on by the Eastend Chamber of Commerce, had hay rides with Santa, delive read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Snow Removal: a Point of Discussion in Swift Current

Swift Current has been dealing with snow over the past couple of weeks, and some residents of the city are unhappy with the way it is being taken care of. Complaints are being issued about snow remov... read more..

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David Zammit

Update: Herbert Currently Without Power

  Update The power is back on in Herbert but west of the town the power remains off. SaskPower says they're working on restoring the power with an estimated time of 4 p.m. after a semi took ou read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Water Advisory Lifted for Stewart Valley

A precautionary drinking water advisory is no longer in effect for the Village of Stewart Valley. A water main break caused the advisory to be issued yesterday afternoon, and it was taken down this m... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

A Sound Performance Highlights Local Talent

About 150 came together to perform five shows in four days, and The Sound of Music certainly resonated in Swift Current. Swift Current Comprehensive High School Fine Arts put on the production along ... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Boil Water Advisory for Stewart Valley

Following a water main break in Stewart Valley, a precautionary boil water advisory was issued. The order is for anybody who is affected by water being shut off on Garnet and Railway Streets. Water ... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Maple Creek's Christmas Season in Full Swing

The holidays seem to be in full swing in the town of Maple Creek, as an annual Christmas tradition continued once again this year. Cowtown Christmas brought together members of the community on Thurs... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Strong Employment Numbers Provincially, Nationally

Employment-wise, November was a good month for most of Canada, including Saskatchewan. Employment grew by 15,000 in the province compared with November, 2017, and there were 5,500 more jobs in Saskat... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Colton Koop Found Deceased

There's been a tragic end to a three-week search for a 26-year-old Swift Current man. Colton Koop was found deceased this morning in the Swift Current Creek. On November 16, between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Jet Ski Nabbed from a Backyard in Swift Current

The Swift Current City RCMP are asking for the public's assistance locating a stolen jet ski. Police say between November 26 and 29 a 1992 purple Yamaha Superjet was taken from a backyard on the 1300... read more..

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David Zammit

New Year's Eve Council Cancelled

There will be no Swift Current city council meeting on New Year's Eve this year. Council passed a motion to cancel the meeting on Monday night stating they'd still have two meetings this month and th... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

RCMP's Third-Straight Day Searching Creek

For the third day in a row, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team is searching Swift Current Creek for evidence related to Colton Koop's November 16 disappearance. The dive team did some work on the cr... read more..

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David Zammit

Swift Current Reappoints Acting City Clerk for New Year

Swift Current city council approved earlier this week to have the same acting city clerk for next year. Jackie Schlamp will continue to fill that role as she has in past years when city clerk Lee Ann... read more..

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David Zammit

Councillors Appointed to Community Boards

New appointments to a variety of boards and committees for city councillors were made at the last council meeting. The councillors will take over their positions on their new boards as of January 1 a... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

A Long Day of Searching for Underwater Recovery Team

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team had a long day looking for evidence related to Colton Koop's disappearance yesterday. After doing some work Thursday night, they worked from yesterday morning throug... read more..

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David Zammit

Ridesharing in Swift Current Not Imminent

It doesn't sound like any ridesharing companies will be coming to Swift Current in the near future. The provincial government approved regulations on Thursday to allow companies like Uber and Lift in... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

Holiday Train Rolls Through Swift Current

The CP Holiday Train entered Swift Current last night, bringing holiday cheer and entertainment with it. The mainstay of holiday culture across Canada started its journey at Mohawk Reserve, Que. on N... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Celebrating Christmas Homes in Shaunavon

  The Christmas edition of the Parade of Homes in Shaunavon happened this past Tuesday or organizers from the Shaunavon Playschool are calling it a success. Five homes in the community, decorat read more..

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Penny Schreiner

A Christmas Tradition in Shaunavon

  The Christmas spirit was alive and well in Shaunavon last night as the community hosted their 21st Annual Parade of Lights. A large crowd attended the parade, and the first night of late nigh read more..

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David Zammit

Crash Near Parkbeg Leaves Two Dead

Details have been released on yesterday's crash that closed the Trans-Canada Highway heading eastbound near Parkbeg towards Moose Jaw. The fatal crash involved a brown van and a pickup truck. Both ve... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Dive Team Searching Again, with Colton Koop Missing

The RCMP's Underwater Recovery Team is at the Swift Current Creek looking for evidence related to the November 16 disappearance of Colton Koop. Swift Current City RCMP believe the 26-year-old Swift C... read more..

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Anthony Janzen

RCMP Open Eastbound Lanes by Parkbeg

According to Saskatchewan RCMP, a collision near the hamlet of Parkbeg has been resolved. The collision caused a detour to the eastbound lanes of traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway towards Moose Jaw... read more..

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David Zammit

Province Gives Green Light to Ridesharing Companies

The provincial government approved regulations yesterday that will allow ridesharing companies into the province. They could begin operating in Saskatchewan as soon as December 14, but first municipa... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Town Information Meeting in Maple Creek

  The community of Maple Creek wants to make sure that information on town projects and plans gets out to residents. They held an Information Meeting on Tuesday December 4 in the Maple Creek Ar read more..

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