Swift Current News

During the early morning hours of Thursday July 27 a vehicle parked on 6th Avenue NE in Swift Current was rummaged through and a wallet was stolen. 

The ongoing development of the residential neighbourhood around the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current has resulted in a review of landing arrangements for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) helicopters at the hospital.

Workshops took place in two southwest Saskatchewan watersheds to inform cattle producers about changing water quality during times of drought and how to deal with degraded water sources that are a result of dry conditions.

Two 23-year-old graduates from the University of British Columbia spent time in Swift Current last week on their cross-country hitchhike on a budget of only $150 each.

The work continues to complete the Swift Current Broncos memorial site next to the Trans-Canada Highway east of the city.

An event to celebrate Métis culture and heritage in southwest Saskatchewan will take place in Swift Current on Aug. 3.

The 23rd annual Mennonite Heritage Village Watermelon Festival took place in Swift Current, July 23.

Theo Fleury and the members of the Victor Walk team were in Swift Current on July 19 during the 2017 Victor Walk tour to five communities in Saskatchewan  to raise awareness about the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.

During the late 19th century, the regular trips by carts and wagons along a trail between Swift Current and Battleford left a clear mark on the prairie landscape.

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