September 30, 2022 September 30, 2022

ALBERTA

Medicine Hat Animation festival hoping to draw creators, fans from across southeast Alberta

By Anna Smith October begins at the Medicine Hat Library with a showcase of animation talent, both local and worldwide. The first of October marks the Medicine Hat Animation Festival, a partnership between Pulp Digital Creators, Medicine Hat College’s student-run Club 404, and Quickdraw animation, said Jessikah Babe, President of Club 404 and Secretary for Pulp. “We are hosting an Animation Festival in conjunction with… Read More »

Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory issued for Keho Lake  by AHS

Alberta Health Services A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in Keho Lake, in Lethbridge County. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions: • Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water as soon as possible. • Do not swim or wade… Read More »

Fort Macleod RCMP investigate break, enter and theft of firearms from local business

On Sept. 27, Fort Macleod RCMP received a report of a break and enter at Alberta Hardware in Fort Macleod, Alta. At approximately 11:15 p.m., an unknown person broke into Alberta Hardware in Fort Macleod and stole numerous firearms. Video at the scene indicates that the suspect was picked up in a silver or light-colored SUV, possibly a Ford edge. The suspect appears to be… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Household Hazardous Waste Day in Swift Current Oct. 5

The City of Swift Current is pleased to announce the second of this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days at the InnovationPlex south parking lot on Wednesday, October 5th, from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Collection will take place in the southeast corner of the parking lot. Residents are asked to stay in their vehicle and wait for an attendant to unload the items for… Read More »

Special Olympics provincial awards presented during ceremony in Swift Current

Contributed The achievements of athletes, coaches, volunteers and organizations were celebrated at the 2022 Special Olympics Saskatchewan SaskTel Awards ceremony, which took place at the InnovationPlex in Swift Current, Sept. 16. This year's awards night was held in person and also streamed live for those unable to attend. Swift Current MLA Everett Hindley brought greeting on behalf of the provincial government and SaskTel. “Special Olympics… Read More »

City of Swift Current Community Services Division creates communication initiative

The City of Swift Current Community Services Division is excited to announce the creation of Seniors’ Source! This communication initiative is all about supporting Adults 55+ who are looking for ways to get involved in recreation. Community Services will provide a monthly calendar detailing all the recreation options seniors can access in City facilities. They will also be issuing three Seniors’ Source newsletters per year,… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Lethbridge-based Pure Power Wrestling has a card Oct. 1

An event 11 years in the making will see Pure Power Wrestling take over the ENMAX Centre this Saturday with Bridge City Brawl. A card… Read More »

Bandits sign two offensive juggernauts from the Ukraine

The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) have signed 2002-born forward Mikhal Simchuk and 2003-born forward Danylo Korzhyletskyi from Sokol Kiev of… Read More »

Agriculture

Future of agriculture in Swift Current

The 2022 Young Ranchman's All Breeds Livestock Show took place at Kinetic Park in Swift Current, Sept. 3-4. The junior livestock show and prospect steer… Read More »

ADC Fall Gather and Production Sale will be a harvest celebration for students, supporters and buyers alike

The Agriculture Discovery Centre’s (ADC) fitting motto is “a place to grow.” On September 24, is the end of the first growing cycle for the… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

Sr. A Colts gallop off with Meadow Lake tournament gold

The Sr. A Colts volleyball team travelled to Saskatoon this past weekend and attended the 16 team U of S Huskies Tournament. On Friday the… Read More »

SWAC Report for ChinookSD (September 18)

Follow SWACSports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for up-to -date results from league play. GOLF: SWAC had an amazing turn out for the championship on… Read More »

Editorials

Political partying: Canadian, Norway prime ministers need more security, decorum

By Ryan Dahlman Everybody should live their lives as they see fit. Enjoy it while you can. Carpe diem. Etc. etc. etc. There has been… Read More »

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