Ryan Dahlman

Ryan Dahlman

Managing Editor

Millions of Canadians have seen her on Global National reporting on a variety of national issues, however many in Swift Current and southwest Saskatchewan remember Vassy Kapelos as the upbeat reporter and videographer for Southwest TV News in Swift Current from October 2007 to September 2008.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:49

Dunmore adds innovative business to the community

From the TransCanada Highway turning right at Eagle Butte Crossing’s corner and a block down from the busy gas station, a building with a bright green roof is quite visible. The only thing more visible are the silver trucks with yellow and black bumble-bee-like striping parked amidst the parking lot full of vehicles.

Often flying overseas means enjoyment, but for Colton Eremenko who grew up on a farm south of Acadia Valley, a Sept. 14-16 visit to Norway was far more fulfilling than just a vacation.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:22

Interesting times with Swift Current election

It’s not even October yet and the Swift Current civic elections have proven to be interesting on so many levels.

When Medicine Hat College business administration student Beth Lewis saw the opportunity posted for a business student to take part in a pilot project to help develop a “community-based marketing strategy” during this past summer, she jumped at the opportunity.

Provincial Progressive Conservative hopeful Jason Kenney says it was an easy decision to want to get involved with the leadership race created by the void left by the resignation of Jim Prentice after the 2015 election.

A new housing development in Dunmore is proving the real estate market isn’t drying up despite it having an Arizona-name.

It’s not often people other than those directly in the agriculture industry, get an opportunity to crush canola to see how cooking oil is made, see combines harvest grain crops or even have the chance to see where the mustard comes from that is put on hot dogs.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 13:35

Zombageddon 2 an even more refined effort

The poster for the Dead Prairies Productions’ highly-anticipated Zombageddon 2 features a somewhat bloodied Kaytie Chartrand (Jade, the main character and protagonist) in front of an ominous goulish zombie villain and uses the slogan: “We’re Here. We’re Dead.”

When I was younger and more naive, I assumed anyone who committed suicide was foolish, and above all, selfish. I know a lot of people think this way. I did.

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