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There are many different reasons to celebrate Family Literacy Day in Swift Current on January 27. Next Friday’s celebration of Family Literacy Day has a theme of Canada 150 (One Country - Together is Better). The tandem of Bula Ghosh and Andrea McCrimmon from the Southwest Literacy Committee attended the January 16 Swift Current City Council meeting in order to help...

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Bronco Blue was proudly on display during the Swift Current City Council meeting on January 16. All council members and administration around the council table were decked out in a selection of Bronco jerseys in recognition of their invited delegation of Swift Current Bronco representatives. The Bronco delegation was in attendance in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broncos franchise,...
With a looming deadline of January 23 to provide feedback on the Dan Perrins K-12 Educational Governance Review Report, the Chinook Board of Education is calling on concerned individuals to quickly voice their opposition to the proposed changes. Chinook board trustees and administration held a press conference on Tuesday morning to highlight a series of concerns surrounding the potential impacts...
After months of behind the scenes work since the project was first announced in June 2015, the Chinook Power Station is gearing up for a spring construction start. The 350 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant, which will be located northeast of Swift Current, is scheduled to be completed by late 2019. Premier Brad Wall and SaskPower President and CEO Mike Marsh...
The number of individuals who are Youth Certified through the Safe Places Initiative continues to grow. This week marks the one year anniversary of the launch of the Safe Places Initiative in the City of Swift Current, and a total of over 800 people have completed the training. Recently, all dozen staff at Anchor Dental Group celebrated having become Youth Certified. “We...
A four goal explosion during a 2:16 span late in the second period sparked the Swift Current Broncos to a dominant 8-3 win over the visiting Kootenay Ice. Swift Current was slow out of the gate and actually trailed by a 2-1 count before taking over the contest. Tyler Steenbergen was the Broncos spark plug in the win, scoring twice and...
Former Cypress Health Region CEO Beth Vachon has been given the duty of being the lead person in change of Saskatchewan’s transition to a single health authority. Vachon was appointed to the new position the day after Provincial Health Minister Jim Reiter adopted all of the recommendations contained in the Health System Structure Report tabled by the Saskatchewan Advisory Panel. Vachon...
All residential and commercial property owners in Swift Current will be receiving Revaluation Notices from the City of Swift Current Assessment Department this week. Swift Current is at the start of a provincially required revaluation update, a legislated requirement every four years. This allows property values to be updated to align with market values in order to establish an equal...
Swift Current Fire Department personnel quickly extinguished an accidental cooking fire on Sunday afternoon. The Fire Department responded to a stove fire in an apartment in the zero block of Central Ave. N. shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday. There was heavy smoke in the building when the fire fighters arrived, but damages were limited to three cooking appliances and...
The Cypress Regional Hospital had to wait until the third day of 2017 before the arrival of Swift Current’s first baby. Swift Current’s 2017 New Year’s Baby arrived early Tuesday morning when Odette Magnolia Boyer was born at 12:55 a.m. to proud parents Kim and Travis Boyer from Kyle. The new arrival weighed in at 9 lbs. 15 oz. Dr....

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