National Parks are going to be busy for the next year as we kick off the celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary.

Parks Canada says over 900,000 people applied for their free parks passes last month as they promoted the national birthday milestone. In doing so, they're also trying to promote their lesser known parks in an attempt to buffer some of their already busy parks like Banff.

Grasslands National Park here in Saskatchewan has made it onto their Ten Hidden Gems list.

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Fatal collision near Morse

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Saskatchewan welcomes CETA

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Wall reiterates that Sask Party never guaranteed funding for Dorie's House

Dorie's House is set to close on October 4 - eight months and change after opening - and Saskatchewan Premier and Swift Current MLA Brad Wall took to Facebook to respond on Friday. He said Southwest…

Saskatchewan graduation rate the highest in 20 years

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The private sector made Dorie's House a possibility, but it may need public dollars to continue

There's been an outpouring of support by the community since Dorie's Youth Shelter Dorie's House announced yesterday it would close October 4. But it remains to be seen whether they'll have enough…

RCMP investigating a break and enter

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Derek Robinson announces bid to run for Sask Party nomination in Swift Current

Derek Robinson has become the first to announce his bid to run for the Saskatchewan Party in the upcoming Swift Current byelection. Robinson has spent the last six years working in the office of the…

World Alzheimer`s Day brings awareness to the warning signs of the disease

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Swift Current youth shelter to close its doors less than a year after opening

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New life brought to the veterans section at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery

A dozen employees from the Living Sky Casino volunteered their time sprucing up the veterans' section at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Thursday. Damone Caron, the senior operations manager at the…

Province's visual identity celebrates 48 years

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Price of fueling up to go down in southwest

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Ken Cheveldayoff discusses platform for Sask. Party leadership

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Leadership debates definitely something different for Sask Party

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Two-vehicle collision briefly delays traffic

A two-car collision delayed traffic after 9 a.m. Thursday morning in Swift Current. The collision occurred at the intersection of Herbert Street West and 1st Avenue North. Emergency responders…

Proposed tax changes still a hot topic around Swift Current

The federal government's proposed tax changes are such a hot topic, Swift Current's Chamber of Commerce has had to move the Lunch 'n Learn location next Tuesday. The event is not open to the general…

Historic southwest ranch designated as a Provincial Heritage Property

A distinct recognition was handed out by the provincial government Monday honouring the Historic Reesor Ranch. The 113-year-old W.D. & Alice Reesor Ranch located in the Cypress Hills was designated a…

Province releases tenders for 2018 construction season

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Province lifts fire ban on all provincial Crown land

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Public meetings announced for review on SaskPower's proposed rate increase

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Salvation Army Monday Night Meal

11 September 2017 5:30 pm - 28 November 2017 5:30 pm

Swift Current Salvation Army, Swift Current





Morse Museum Fall Supper

24 September 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Morse Community Centre, Morse





Senior's Center Sale

25 September 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Senior's Center, Swift Current





Gentle Yoga

25 September 2017 7:00 pm

Swift Current Branch Library, Swift Current





Renz's Rounds (cued ballroom dancing)

25 September 2017 7:30 pm

Swift Current First United Church gym, Swift Current





Oratorio Choir Practice

25 September 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Zion Mennonite Church





Oratorio Choir AGM

25 September 2017 8:15 pm

Zion Mennonite Church





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