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ALBERTA

Lethbridge Police charge gymnastics coach in connection with additional sexual assaults

A Lethbridge gymnastics coach previously charged with sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl at his gym, is now facing additional charges in connection with incidents involving three more young girls who attended the facility. On July 12, 2022 police initially charged 33-year-old Jamie Ellacott with sexual assault and sexual interference involving a seven-year-old girl he was coaching at the Lethbridge Gymnastics Academy. Following further investigation, three… Read More »

Crime Suppression Team charges male after drug investigation

Members of the Lethbridge Police Service Crime Suppression Team charged a male with multiple offences Tuesday, following a short-term drug investigation. Police responded to reports of a male trafficking drugs to the vulnerable population downtown. After observing activity consistent with drug trafficking, a search warrant was obtained and the subject was arrested without incident at a residence in the 500 block of 12 Street North… Read More »

Claresholm RCMP investigate hit and run

Claresholm RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a truck responsible for a hit and run. On July 16, at approximately 12:20 a.m., a hit and run occurred in the 5000 block of 3 A St. West in Claresholm. Witnesses reported seeing a white Dodge dually truck fleeing the scene driving westbound on 51 Ave., heading towards 8 St. West. The truck should have extensive… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Swift Current Rural RCMP Detachment looking for stolen truck

On August 11th Swift Current Rural RCMP received a theft of truck complaint from a business within the Rural Municipality of Gull Lake. The stolen pick up truck is described as a grey 2019 GMC Sierra with silver tool box and Ontario plate BB49363. The truck was taken at approximately 10:30 am with an unknown direction of travel. Police continue to investigate this occurrence and… Read More »

Saskatchewan RCMP: investigation ongoing with Eastend Sask. Amber Alert case

Contributed On August 9 at approximately 5 p.m., the Saskatchewan RCMP’s General Investigation Section received information relating to the recent whereabouts of Benjamin Martin Moore and organized for it to be shared with law enforcement agencies in the United States. As a result, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), along with local police departments,… Read More »

Two children subject of Amber Alerts in Saskatchewan and South Dakota (USA) located

Early this morning, Saskatchewan RCMP was advised by our policing partners in the United States that the four individuals who were the subject of Amber Alerts in Saskatchewan and South Dakota were located and were with officials in South Dakota.The Amber Alert extension into South Dakota, which was requested by the Saskatchewan RCMP on August 9, 2002, has been cancelled.The Saskatchewan RCMP thank the public,… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Basketball camp in Bow Island will attract from the region

For kids looking for something to do this summer and improve their chances of making the team this fall, basketball camp in Bow Island returns… Read More »

National champions release AJHL schedule

Contributed Brooks Bandits 2022-23 schedule is released, and will see the team compete in a 60-game regular season schedule starting September 16, ending on March… Read More »

Agriculture

Doc’s Town was buzzing July 17

Visitors were treated to an entertaining afternoon with several activities at the Doc's Town Heritage Village in Swift Current, July 17. Blacksmiths participated in a… Read More »

Organic and low input field day back on in Swift Current after a two-year hiatus

Myriam R. Fernandez, Ph.D., Research Scientist and Head, Organic Research Program at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre, Prairie Region is excited about hosting… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

22 Swift Current ACT/UCT Stingrays Summer Swim Club qualify for provincials

A large group of 22 swimmers from the Swift Current ACT/UCT Stingrays Summer Swim Club qualified for the provincial finals during the south semi-final swim… Read More »

Frontier Days Canadian Cowboys Association Rodeo 2022 results

2022 Results (after July 2) in Swift Current Saddle Bronc: Chase Bourque (80 pts) Novice Saddle Bronc: TIE (67 pts) Carter Udal, Aidan Jeffery Bareback:… Read More »

Editorials

Smith wanting to steer the UCP into a hard right turn

Danielle Smith is making waves in the United Conservative Party leadership race. Maybe not tidal waves but a lot of big ones, lots of them.… Read More »

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