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Southwest LGBTQ community paving/painting the way for inclusion in Saskatchewan

Leading up to Pride Week, the Southwest Saskatchewan Pride organization has helped brighten up part of downtown Swift Current. The crosswalk on the 200 block of Central Ave N has been permanently…

Emergency Procedure for Tornadoes

Warm temperatures can often cause extreme weather conditions. With a tornado warning already being issued for the southwest corner of the province in 2017, it's important to be prepared.…

"Don't get too close" - Ministry of Environment on moose sightings

Moose have been spotted around southwest Saskatchewan, and the Ministry of Environment has issued some advice regarding the matter. While it can be tempting to try and get close to the animals for a…

Big Bike Ride sees money raised for Heart and Stroke Foundation

A group of Cypress Health Region employees put the fun in fundraiser yesterday afternoon in downtown Swift Current. The employees formed a fundraising team for a Big Bike ride in support of the Heart…

A Successful KidSport Fundraiser in Shaunavon

The Shaunavon KidSport Committee held their 20th Annual Hot Dog Sale on Wednesday May 17th in Shaunavon. This year the group sold 353 hotdogs and raised a total of $1,997.40 for KidSport in…

Kindersley Travel Agency Charged in Fraud Investigation

In January, 2016, the Kindersley RCMP received more than 250 complaints of fraud involving a travel agency business in Kindersley. As a result of investigation and consultation with Crown,…

Weather warning draped over most of southwest Sask

A large area of southwest Saskatchewan has been issued a wind warning today. Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds. The wide-spread warning includes the…

SPCA Radiothon underway tomorrow morning

The Swift Current SPCA's annual John Mueller Memorial Radiothon is right around the corner. The yearly event gets underway tomorrow morning at 9:30 am and runs until 6:30 pm. A venue change was…

Coast-to-coast journey raising awareness passes through Swift Current

A cross-country convoy made a stop in Swift Current over the weekend on their journey to raise awareness. Paddy Quiring is walking, cycling, and running across Canada, with Walter Janzen, a…

Warmer weather calls for 'sun sense' when outside

Residents of southwest Saskatchewan have been soaking up the sun for a few weeks now. Those who like to tan and lay out in the sun should be cautious and use 'sun sense' this summer. Dr. Torr of the…

Holy Trinity pleased to maintain staffing levels after "difficult" budget

"We were able to do it, we just don't want to have to do it again." Holy Trinity Catholic School Division (HTCSD) Director of Education Geri Hall is reflecting on what she calls a "difficult" budget…

Snowbirds' season on "pause" while team gets more practice

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are back home at 15 Wing Moose Jaw for more practice. The 431 Air Demonstration Squadron officially began their 2017 air show season April 30 in Gatineu, QC but within a…

Southwest highways approved for major upgrades

The highway construction season is ramping up across the province, as work to 990 kilometres of roadway gets set to continue this year. This year's road construction has culminated into the second…

Road closure starting today in downtown core

Starting this morning motorists in the downtown core of the City will one less road to travel on, as contruction continues on the underground utility installation. Cheadle Street East from Central…

Southwest Conservation Area now available to hike online

People all over the world will now have an easier way to view a hidden gem right in our own backyard. The Old Man on His Back ranch located in remote southwest Saskatchewan southeast of Robsart, is…
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A New Playground for the Frontier School

This week residents of Frontier and area will be working to construct phase one of the Blaine Sanford Memorial Playground at the Frontier School. Blaine Sanford was killed tragically last year and…

Seasonal weather expected to continue

With the beginning of summer less than a month away, the gradual warm up in temperatures is expected to continue. This week average high will hover around the 21-degree mark, the same as normal highs…

Boat Safety Awareness

The long weekend, the nice weather and maybe even a little cabin fever. Local lakes are going to be busy as boaters hit the water. The May Long Weekend is often viewed as the kick-off to boating…

Conservation officer: "Leave Wildlife Alone"

When it comes to wildlife, it's best to take a 'hand's off' approach - even when you think that there might be an orphaned animal who needs rescuing. "A lot of the times, the public seems to think…
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Be Safe This May Long Weekend

The Victoria Day Long Weekend is here, and that means road trips for many Saskatchewan families. With the start of camping and cottage season there will be an increase in highway traffic with the…

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Young Adults Hope for a Better Tomorrow AFG

23 May 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center (Garden Room), Swift Current

Courage To Change - Al Anon Family Group

24 May 2017 12:00 pm

The Center (Garden Room), Swift Current

Board Games Night

25 May 2017 7:00 pm

Swift Current Branch Library, Swift Current

Groovin' in the Park - Stride: Crossfit 101

25 May 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Outdoor Fitness Park at Elmwood Park, Swift Current

Transat Travel Grand Opening Consumer Evening

25 May 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lucky Charlie's Pub & Pool Ltd

Native Prairie Appreciation Week - Youth Poster Contest

26 May 2017 12:00 am


Baby Steps & Romp 'n' Read

26 May 2017 10:00 am

Swift Current Branch Library, Swift Current