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Wednesday, 24 August 2011 15:37

Council stands by its yard bylaws

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Swift Current’s City Council refused to go down what Mayor Jerrod Schafer dubbed a slippery slope Monday night by granting an appeal on a bylaw.

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After sitting vacant by the overpass on Second Avenue Northeast for nearly two years, the former Sacred Heart Catholic Church may have a new purpose.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 15:26

Council notes: City gives Southwest Homes tax break

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City Council maintained its standard practice to give non-profit charitable organizations tax breaks at its meeting Aug. 22.

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The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority has provided more than 900 grants to volunteer organizations and committees across the province, and southwest Saskatchewan is greatly benefitting from them.

Monday, 22 August 2011 09:48

Wall, Lingenfelter mourn loss of Jack Layton

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The leaders of both of Saskatchewan's major political parties have joined people across the country in the mourning of federal NDP leader Jack Layton, who passed away this morning after his battle with cancer.

Friday, 19 August 2011 10:51

Maple Creek: a Main Street Sask. Community

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Aug. 19, the Government of Saskatchewan announced the four communities selected to participate in the Main Street Saskatchewan demonstration program. Wolseley, Indian Head, Maple Creek and Prince Albert were selected from the 18 communities which had submitted proposals.

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The City of Swift Current’s Fire Department is taking on a few more responsibilities after signing a new agreement with SaskPower.

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