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Sunday, July 3, 2022
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The Southwest had four event winners at the Ag Society Rodeo on June 24-26 in Arrowwood, AB. Maple Creek’s Adam Gilchrist won Saddle Bronc with 84 points on Dusty Trail for $890 at the Canadian Cowboys Association event. Val Marie’s Riley Hayes added a win in Steer Wrestling in 4.5 seconds...
Environment and Climate Change Canada has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Southwest when a band of severe thunderstorms passed through the region. The tornado is reported to have touched down at a property approximately five kilometres northeast of Rheinfeld at around 5:40 p.m. on June 20. Environment and...
Swift Current’s Dylan Mortensen is representing his country once again. The 6’8’’ outside hitter was named to the Canadian Men’s U23 roster for the 2022 Bicentennial Independence Cup from June 20-24 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Canada is facing Argentina and Brazil at the event. They opened the event on Monday...
The Swift Current U15 Sonic had a successful second weekend of play in the Softball Saskatchewan U15B League.  The Sonic travelled to Macklin where they would start the first of three games Saturday against the hometown Macklin Lakers. The Sonic had a 7-3 lead after three innings before the offense came alive, scoring seven...
The Surge U17 girls basketball team wrapped up a successful season June 10-11 at the Alberta Shooting Stars 2022 Classic tournament in Calgary. The tournament kicked off Friday night with a physical game against Diamond Valley that saw the Surge scrap their way to a 68-36 victory. Scoring was spread across the roster with...
CITY OF SWIFT CURRENT - A new inclusive park will be built in Swift Current and the City of Swift Current is looking for community feedback on the design. On Wednesday June 15th community members are invited to the Innovation Credit Union iplex Auditorium at 7 p.m. to discuss the inclusive park and playground...
Saskatchewan Association of Rural MunicipalitiesRecent, and multiple, fuel increases have left Saskatchewan farmers with a discouraging outlook on this year’s growing season. “This year, one tractor and air drill, which are used for seeding crops, would have cost that farmer an additional $1,500 a day to operate. The integrity of a farmers’ operation relies...
The CMX Powersports Race team competed in Swift Current on their home track this week with great results. Cole Conn got the hole shot and lead all four races finishing first overall on the day in both the pro classes. Jesse Gardner saw similar success getting the hole shot and leading...
The Swift Current 11U AAA Black Diamond Energy Solutions 57's scored 66 runs in four league games along Highway #39 over the weekend. The 57's won their opening game 17-2 over Estevan when Jacoby Patzer had a scoreless pitching appearance. The offence continued to roll in game two with a 19-8 win as every...
Swift Current will be hosting Saskatchewan's Annual Provincial Disc Golf Tournament, The Saskatchewan Open, on August 20-21. Registration for the event opens June 1 at 8 p.m. and is expected to fill within the first couple of days. If locals want the opportunity to play in any of the offered divisions...


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