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A large portion of the Southwest has fire bans in place heading into the weekend. With temperatures forecast to climb into the 30 Celsius range for much of the upcoming week, the hot and dry weather will already add to conditions producing fire hazards in the Southwest. As a result of...
The Swift Current 57s season is on the line tonight when they host the visiting Moose Jaw Miller Express in Western Canadian Baseball League playoff action. Moose Jaw scored a dominant 9-2 win over the 57s during game one of the best-of-three East Division semi-final playoff series at Ross Well Park in Moose Jaw...
The Swift Current Broncos acquired 2002-born goaltender Gage Alexander from the Winnipeg Ice in exchange for a 2025 third-round pick on July 29. The 6’6’’ Alexander was a fifth-round selection, 148th overall, by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2021 NHL Draft. Alexander, from Okotoks, Alta., has played parts of four seasons...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is reminding the public to take precautions during rising temperatures expected in many parts of the province this week. According to Environment Canada, extreme heat is coming to western Saskatchewan in the next few days, with temperatures expected to climb into the 30s. As a result, heat warnings were issued for the province's...
The Swift Current 11U AAA Black Diamond Energy Solutions won two of four games at a weekend tournament in Melville. They won their opener 5-3 over the Sask 5 Giants. Finn Ostrander and Cole Soos each hit two singles. Lincoln Green, Simon Ailsby, and Jacoby Patzer also had singles. Green and Ostrander pitched the...
The Swift Current U15 Sonic placed third out of five teams at the Stars and Stripes Softball tournament in Billings, Montana on July 2-3.  In their first of four games on Saturday, the Sonic faced the Wyoming Matrix from Casper, Wyoming. The Sonic jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning. After...
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...

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