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Celebrate Canada Day in a Saskatchewan Provincial Park

There is no better venue to enjoy Canada Day than a Saskatchewan provincial park. To celebrate this special day and Canada’s 150th Birthday, the parks will be offering free entry on July 1. “Saskatchewan’s provincial parks are where people go to make memories and connect with family and friends,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Ken… Keep Reading

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Western Canada Summer Games set for Swift Current in 2019

Planning of the Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG) is well under way with an expectation of more than 1,700 athletes and coaches representing 16 sports expected to compete from August 9-17, 2019. “The board of directors is up and running, meeting monthly and building their teams,” said Mark Benesh, board co-chair. “We are all pretty… Keep Reading

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Premier to meet with U.S. Governors

Premier Brad Wall will discuss North American trade and energy security matters with leading American politicians this week when he attends a meeting of the governors of western states. Wall will be in Whitefish, Montana June 25 and 26 for the first two days of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) annual meeting.  He will participate… Keep Reading

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Heponiemi selected 40th overall by the Florida Panthers

Swift Current Broncos forward Aleksi Heponiemi was selected in the second round, 40th overall by the Florida Panthers at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday. Heponiemi broke into the WHL as a rookie this past season and made an immediate impact with the Swift Current Broncos, recording 86 points (28g-58a) en route to… Keep Reading

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Steenbergen chosen by Coyotes

Swift Current Broncos forward Tyler Steenbergen was selected in the fifth round, 128th overall by the Arizona Coyotes at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 24. Steenbergen enjoyed a breakout campaign with the Broncos this past season as he scored a WHL league-high 51 goals to go along with 39 assists for… Keep Reading

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Win A Season Ticket For Life

Broncos announce 17In17 Promotion as part of Season Ticket Drive The Swift Current Broncos announced last week that the 17 in 17 season ticket drive has launched with the goal of achieving 1,700 season ticket holders in time for the 2017/18 regular season. Season ticket holder numbers stand at 1,493, including a total of 137… Keep Reading

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Good things come in threes too

BY CHRISTALEE FROESE They say bad things come in threes, but what about good things? I say they come in threes too. The first of my threes came last week when it was garage-sale weekend in my small rural town. My six-year-old daughter is a garage-sale fanatic. She simply adores pouring over junk, gathering it… Keep Reading

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Gordon honoured with SHSAA Award of Merit

Submitted by Deb Reamer, Athletic Coordinator The SHSAA (Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association) held its AGM in Humboldt on June 21-23.  The delegation from the southwest included SHSAA president Val Gordon (Eastend), assistant director/LEADS rep Mark Benesh (Chinook SD), Chinook board rep Susan Mouland (Vanguard), officials rep Tyson Krause (Maple Creek), SWAC President Alisa Cooper… Keep Reading

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