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Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Monday, April 22, 2024
Authors Posts by Ryan Dahlman

Ryan Dahlman

By Ryan Dahlman There’s just no pleasing people.  For the longest time, the complaint has been about Swift Current’s roads is that they are rough, they are lots of potholes and people need better. Spoiler alert: that’s the complaint of every town or city on the prairies. 
An extended period of record water flows are expected in Swift Current as a rapid spring melt continues to work its way into waterways feeding the Swift Current Creek. Swift Current Fire Chief Ryan Hunter provided a flooding update earlier this afternoon, highlighting that flood levels have been on par with recent floods experienced...
The City of Swift Current has declared a local emergency in response to Swift Current Creek flooding already matching previous record levels. The decision was approved at a special Swift Current City Council meeting late this afternoon. “What we know is that our maximum capacity that we can flow through the creek is near...
The Water Security Agency (WSA) is advising Southwest residents of the potential for ice jams on Swift Current Creek and the Wood River following the rapid snow melt and runoff which began during the Easter Weekend. While ice jams are not uncommon this time of year, when combined with the higher than predicted water...
After over a decade on the drawing board, a nine person board is taking the reigns and launching a fundraising drive to assist in the construction of recreational facilities in Swift Current. The Southwest Facility Foundation Inc. unveiled their fund-raising strategy at the April 3 Swift Current City Council meeting, announcing a $8 million...
The average Swift Current homeowner will be paying an additional $71 in property taxes after Swift Current City Council approved a 3.99 per cent property tax increase in their 2023 Municipal Budget. The Municipal Budget was unanimously approved at the March 20 Council meeting, with the higher taxes reflective of inflationary pressures and higher...
Juno award winning entertainers Washboard Union and Meghan Patrick will team up for an unforgettable night of music on Canada Day as a highlight of Frontier Days 2023 in Swift Current. The “Steers & Cheers for 85 Years” themed Frontier Days runs from June 28 to July 1, with a single concert evening on...
A trio of Continuing Care Assistants recruited from the Philippines during the fall have arrived in the Southwest to begin working in Saskatchewan’s healthcare system. Swift Current MLA Everett Hindley hosted a media event at the Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre on February 10 to introduce the first regional additions which are part of a...
A commemorative flag is currently flying over Swift Current City Hall in recognition of Swift Current hosting the 1976 Saskatchewan Summer Games. Swift Current is participating in a flag exchange program organized by the Saskatchewan Games Council, where all 14 municipal flags from previous hosting communities will fly outside Athletes Village for the seven...
A two-year long fundraising effort by Cabri and area residents has come to a successful conclusion after reaching a $250,000 goal to purchase new digital radiology equipment for the Cabri Prairie Health Care Centre. The campaign conclusion was announced before the puck drop at a Cabri Bulldogs Whitemud Hockey League playoff game on February...


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