William "Bill"  Forst passed away July 27th in his Edmonton home at the age of 80 from natural causes.

Mr. Forst was best known for his contributions to the broadcasting community here in Swift Current, as the builder and original co-owner of CKSW Radio, as well as owning and operating former local television station CJFB TV.

His other contributions also included the bringing in of cable television service to Shaunavon, Maple Creek, and Gravelbourg, and was a long standing member of the Swift Current Rotary Club, and Chamber of Commerce.

Memorial services will take place in both Edmonton and Swift Current at a date to be determined, he is pre-deceased by his wife Julie.