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Lethbridge Police warning the public about suspicious male

Contributed Lethbridge Police are warning the public about a suspicious male following two separate reports of a subject taking photos of children. On September 24 police responded to a report of a suspicious male who appeared to be taking pictures of children at a playground along the 1300 block of Lakemount Boulevard South. The complainant reported the male was acting “weird” and angling his phone… Read More »

West Nile virus in southeastern Alberta

Alberta Health Services With warm weather continuing to favour mosquito activity in southern Alberta, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to take precautions to protect themselves against West Nile virus infection carried by mosquitos. This year has seen nine cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Alberta, two in the Edmonton area, and seven in southern Alberta. Five were acquired in southeastern Alberta in… Read More »

Milk River Emergency Department temporarily closed

Due to a lack of physician coverage, the Milk River Health Centre Emergency Department (ED) has been temporarily closed, effective immediately. The ED will re-open at 4 p.m. today, September 22 to provide 24-hour service. During the temporary closure, nursing staff will remain on-site to provide care for long-term care residents. AHS is working hard to ensure local residents continue to have access to the… Read More »

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Swift Current Rural RCMP seek public assistance in theft, mischief investigations

Submitted Swift Current Rural RCMP are asking the public to report any information about the following incidents: - In the early morning hours of August 29, 2023, a male suspect in a grey hoodie broke into a business in Lucky Lake. The male stole a welder and snowblower motor from the business. - A number of traffic signs were knocked down in the RM of… Read More »

2023 Annual General Meeting Recap for the Swift Current Broncos

Contributed The Swift Current Broncos held their Annual General Meeting at the InnovationPlex on Tuesday, September 26, recapping the 2022/2023 season. Nine members currently sit on the Broncos board after three were re-elected on Wednesday, and Al Stewart did not renew his position on the Board. Stewart spent over 25 years on the Broncos Board of Directors, including 18 as Governor. The Broncos thank Stewart… Read More »

Council approves project tender for upgrade at ageing Aquatic Centre

By Matthew Liebenberg A well-used facility in Swift Current is showing its age and more work is needed to keep it functional. Funding was approved during a regular council meeting on Sept. 18 for a project to replace the rooftop make-up air units at the Aquatic Centre and other maintenance needs were also discussed. “The Aquatic Centre is one of the most utilized facilities in… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Vanden Dungen and McLeod named Canadian Brewhouse Kodiaks student-athletes of the week

Contributed Kodiaks soccer continues to dominate in the Athletic Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). Both teams are still undefeated going into week four of the season… Read More »

Sept. 22-24 Recap: Kodiaks soccer continue their winning streak

Contribute The Kodiaks soccer teams had a thrilling weekend of play, showcasing their dominance in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) by extending their winning… Read More »


Sask. Cattle Market Update ending Sept. 15

The Cattle Market Update based on the week ending September 15.  Some highlights from the report include: • Canfax reported 11,292 head of Saskatchewan feeder… Read More »

Sask. Cattle Market Update based on the week ending September 1

Saskatchewan Agriculture Please find attached the Cattle Market Update based on the week ending September 1.  Some highlights from the report include: The volume of… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

Broncos acquire Turner from Wheat Kings for 6th rounder

The Swift Current Broncos announced today that they have acquired 2004-born defenceman Zach Turner from the Brandon Wheat Kings, in exchange for a Sixth-round-pick in… Read More »

Lowry named captain of NHL’s Winnipeg Jets

Contributed Former Swift Current Broncos Captain Adam Lowry will once again dawn a ‘C’ on his jersey. The 30 year old has been named the… Read More »


Ideology > common sense during an awful August

By Ryan Dahlman Often politicians are labelled as being out of touch with the regular folk when it comes to understanding what is affecting ordinary… Read More »

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