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Milk River Emergency Department closed til June 6

Due to a lack of physician coverage, the Milk River Health Centre Emergency Department (ED) will be temporarily closed at 5 p.m. today, June 2. The ED will re-open at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 6 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… Read More »

Brooks RCMP on scene of injury motor vehicle collision

Brooks RCMP are currently on scene (1 p.m. Friday) of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 873 north of Brooks. The highway is temporarily closed from Gun Club Road just North of Brooks to Highway 544 and is to remain closed while RCMP continue their investigation . An update with additional details will be provided once the highway is re-opened. Read More »

SAGE Clan talks to SACPA about challenges faced by the homeless

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By Steffanie Costigan Alberta Newspaper Group It’s hard to imagine what it would be like living on the streets, wondering if you will be able to receive the opportunity of a meal. Secure, Assist, Guard, and Engage (SAGE) Clan Patrol shared the challenges homeless individuals face daily at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs (SACPA) May 25. The founder of Lethbridge’s SAGE Clan, Mark… Read More »

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Swift Current Municipal RCMP: Search warrant execution results in arrest and charges laid

Contributed On May 31, officers from the Swift Current Municipal General Investigation Section (GIS), Saskatchewan RCMP Critical Incident Program, Swift Current RCMP Traffic Services Unit, Swift Current Police Dog Services, and Saskatchewan RCMP’s Swift Current Saskatchewan Trafficking Response Team (STRT), executed a search warrant at a residence located on the 200th block of 7th Avenue in the city of Swift Current, in relation to an… Read More »

Religion, science making a riveting mix for book filled with pain and overcoming the odds

By Ryan Dahlman Author Darcie Friesen-Hossack is a fearless person who as a gifted author hasn’t been afraid to explain concepts, ideas and facts. She can adeptly explain her fascinating background and culture in a way that is not only riveting, entertaining but if anyone has read her columns before (they were in Prairie Post for many years), you come away having learned something without… Read More »

Eliza Mary Doyle album release show taking place in Swift Current

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com Award-winning Saskatchewan banjo player and singer-songwriter Eliza Mary Doyle will be performing in Swift Current on June 10 as part of several shows in the province for her new album Pretty Strange. She just completed a 20-show tour in the United States that started in Ohio in late March and concluded with performances in California and Montana during May. “The U.S.… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Raymond Rodeo Grounds has new home

Contributed Raymond Town Council is pleased to announce the future home of the Raymond Stampede. The Ron and Joanne Heggie family is generously donating the… Read More »

Lethbridge College hosts 2023 ACAC Women’s Basketball Championship March 2 to 4

Contributed The top women’s basketball teams in the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference (ACAC) will be shooting for gold this week at Lethbridge College. Presented by… Read More »


Swift Current scientist receives national recognition for organic research leadership

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com A research scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Swift Current Research and Development Centre (SCRDC) has received national recognition for her… Read More »

Retired agricultural scientist reflects on a successful career

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com The feeling of excitement about new research findings is something retired scientist Dr. Ron Knox always enjoyed during his distinguished career.… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

SWAC Report May 6: badminton birdies flying

SENIOR BADMINTON SHSAA regional finals were in Regina on May 6 and SWAC sent a full contingent of competitors to this championship. Athletes from SWAC,… Read More »

SCCHS senior badminton tournament results

On Saturday April 1st, SCCHS hosted their annual invitational senior badminton tournament. Below you will find the Gold, Silver, and Bronze medalists in each category:… Read More »


Russia’s Monument to the Conquerors of Space is 21st Century Prophecy

Few in the West know about astronomical accomplishments outside of North America. The American Space Museum (Kennedy Space Center) https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com in Titusville, Florida displaying some… Read More »

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