December 1, 2022 December 1, 2022

ALBERTA

Bassano emergency department to remain temporarily closed for overnight hours 

Contributed The Bassano Health Centre emergency department (ED) will remain temporarily closed from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m., Mondays to Thursdays, until further notice due to a lack of physician coverage. The ED is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and for the entire weekend, including overnights. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is working to ensure local residents continue to have access… Read More »

Prairie Rose trustee is looking for an MLA role

Prairie Post Cathy Hogg is taking leave of absence from Prairie Rose board to seek Cypress-Medicine Hat. In an email sent out at close to 4 p.m. Nov. 29, Hogg explained she wanted to make a difference provincially so as to help build "community." "After much consideration, I am happy to announce I will be seeking the NDP nomination for Cypress-Medicine Hat. Like many residents,… Read More »

Santa Claus Fund accepting southeast Albertan requests 

By Ryan Dahlman Commentator/Courier If you live in southeast Alberta and you are struggling financially this holiday season, the Santa Claus Fund is here to help. And no, it isn’t just for those who live in Medicine Hat. From Walsh to Foremost and Bow Island and everywhere in between, the Santa Claus Fund is here to give a hand up to children and adults who… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Swift Current RCMP report Nov. 18-20-no calls Nov. 18

The following is a synopsis of calls for service for the Swift Current Municipal Detachment for the dates indicated: NOVEMBER-18 No calls for service NOVEMBER-19 12:14 AM - 911 call of a suspicious vehicle at a business on the 0 block of Springs Drive. The caller advised he noticed the vehicle at the location when he was contacted by their monitoring company saying an alarm… Read More »

Swift Current Municipal Detachment busy Nov. 10-12

The following is a synopsis of calls for service for the dates indicated: NOVEMBER-10 4:04 PM - a male attended the Detachment advising his spouse was in their vehicle and had been consuming alcohol when she is on a court ordered condition not to. The spouse was brought inside where she proceeded to fail an alcohol screening device and was then arrested and held in… Read More »

Students do hands-on learning during day at Swift Current Fire Hall

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com Five students had a fun-filled visit to the Swift Current Fire Department during the Fire Chief for a Day event, Nov. 3. They were the winners of the 2022 Fire Prevention Week Fire Chief For A Day contest at participating schools in the city. The contest winners were Grade 3 student Scarlet Unger (Fairview School) and Grade 5 students Bennet Gramyk… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Ski Swap Oct. 22 will benefit southeast Alberta and SW Sask. skiers

By Anna Smith Right before the snow hits, Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) in the Palliser Zone offers families a chance to move on their old… Read More »

Exciting PBR event in Medicine Hat

At the penultimate regular-season event for the 2022 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Canada Cup Series, presented by Wrangler, Brock Radford (De Winton, Alberta) showed up,… Read More »

Agriculture

Cabri author shares beauty of harvest experience in new storybook

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com A new storybook by Cabri author Kendall Wicks gives readers a glimpse into the beauty and excitement of the harvest experience… Read More »

Saskatchewan feeder cattle market updated

Saskatchewan Agriculture Please see attached for the Cattle Market Update based on the week ending November 10, 2022. Some of the highlights include: • Canfax… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

SWAC Report for ChinookSD

By Valerie Gordon SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: Mother Nature finally cooperated and we were able to complete the playoffs for the senior boys league championship.… Read More »

Curling Club Super League results from Nov. 24

The Swift Current Curling Club - Innovation Credit Union Super League - results from Thursday November 24: Swift Plumbing & Heating defeated Team Kesslering Team… Read More »

Editorials

Please remember to be safe in all facets at Christmas-time

By Ryan Dahlman When we all thought 2019-2021 were tough years and were looking forward to 2022, well, it hasn’t been the smoothest of years… Read More »

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