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Swift Current continues City beautification with grant from Tree Canada

A significant facelift for Swift Current's flag court continued yesterday with a commemorative tree planting event. As part of Canada 150 celebrations, Tree Canada is travelling across the country to…

Dry summer not hampering hunting activity

Despite an arid summer in southwest Saskatchewan, the number of hunters out as fall arrives isn't expected to take a hit. Brant Kirychuk, Saskatchewan's executive director of the Ministry of…

Maple Creek named a national Communities in Bloom champion

The third time's the charm for the Town of Maple Creek on the Communities in Bloom (CiB) National stage. This past Saturday, Maple Creek won the CiB National Competition for communities with…

Beaver Flat 50 proves to be one of Saskatchewan's hardest ultramarathons

Over 340 people from across Canada and even the United States travelled to Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park to participate in the Beaver Flat 50. The Beaver Flat 50 is an ultramarathon that is 50…

Western Canadian Hilltop Sheepdog Trials was a day for the dogs

Sheepdogs and their handlers met in Mankota over the weekend for the Western Canadian Hilltop Sheepdog Trials. Over 100 people watched 20 handlers guide over 30 dogs through a course. Wendy Schmaltz,…

Provincial government reconsidering Bill 40

According to Premier Brad Wall, the province is reconsidering its recently-passed Bill 40, which would allow the province to sell up to 49 per-cent of a Crown corporation without a public vote. The…

Swift Current's Terry Fox Run raises over $5,000

The 37th Annual Terry Fox Run was held on Sunday across the country. Swift Current's run was along the Chinook Pathway and featured both a five-kilometre run and a ten-kilometre run. Sonia Brooks,…

Over 500 attend 53rd-annual rodeo in Val Marie

The Val Marie Bob Larson Memorial Rodeo happened over the weekend. The 53rd-annual event, named after Bob Larson over 10 years ago, drew over 500 people throughout the weekend. Dan Coupe, the…

Market Square shows off classic cars with the Cruisin' in the Market Show & Shine

1st Avenue Northeast was lined with cars and motorcycles on Saturday. Over 50 vehicles ranging from a 1934 Ford Model A to a 2012 Ford Mustang participated in the sixth-annual Crusin' in the Market…

Swift Current goes green on Friday

Volunteers and staff members from businesses all over Swift Current came together to Go Green on Friday. Over 120 people went around the city planting trees, perennials, shrubs, and a lot of other…

Lymphoma Awareness Month

September happens to be the month to create awareness for Lymphoma. Lymphoma is specific cancer that begins in the lymphatic system and eventually carries to the rest of the body. There are two main…

Drinking water advisory extended for Village of Stewart Valley

The Village of Stewart Valley extended a precautionary drinking water advisory by another week yesterday, but Village Administrator Teresa Johnsgaard is optimistic it will be lifted next week.…

Province subsidizes sleep apnea services

The Government of Saskatchewan is making sleep apnea services more affordable to patients requiring them. Beginning on October 1, residents of the province with moderate or severe sleep apnea needing…

Study: Windscape and Long Day's Night bring millions of dollars into Swift Current

June's Windscape Kite Festival and Long Day's Night Music Festival provided quite the boost to Swift Current's economy according to an economic impact study by Tourism Saskatchewan. $2.78 million of…

City applies for grant to help fund their asset-management project

The City of Swift Current is submitting an application for grant funding from the Federal Government to help assist with the City's asset-management project and its costs. City Council approved the…

Single vehicle collision momentarily delays traffic

A single vehicle collision momentarily delayed traffic shortly after 8 a.m. Friday morning in Swift Current. The collision occurred on South Service Road East when an eastbound car struck a light…

New rescue agreement between City and R.M. fire departments

Swift Current City Council passed a motion Monday night to amended an agreement between the City's Fire Department and the R.M. of Swift Current's Fire Department. Effective October 31, the Swift…

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group raise money for Relay for Life

On Wednesday the Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group in Shaunavon held a Spaghetti Supper to raise money for the Relay for Life. Relay for Life is a festival-like fundraising event where team…

Provincial government cautioning hunters of increasing risk for fires

Saskatchewan's dry conditions have caused the province's ministry of environment to warn hunters about the increasing potential for fires. Fire bans have been in effect for crown land and provincial…

Three local organizations receive funds from Broncos alumni golf tournament

Three community donations were handed out by MNP last night at Fall/Winter City Wide Registration. The funds, totalling $22,000, were raised this past summer at the MNP Bronco Alumni Golf Classic and…

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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





Paint Plein Air with Nikki Jacquin

15 September 2017 8:00 am - 22 September 2017 6:00 pm

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park





Senior's Center Sale

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

The Senior's Center, Swift Current





Young Adults Hope for a Better Tomorrow AFG

19 September 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center (Garden Room), Swift Current





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19 September 2017 1:00 pm

Swift Current Branch Library, Swift Current





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19 September 2017 1:00 pm

Swift Current Branch Library, Swift Current





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19 September 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

EI Wood Building 4TH Floor, Swift Current





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