Swift Current, Sask. resident winner of $500K in Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery

The early bird draw for the Touchdown For Kids Millionaire Lottery was made on Thursday at Saskatoon’s Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital. Swift Current’s Christine Newton was selected the winner of $500,000. The Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery is a partnership…

SC Broncos release head athletic trainer for ‘threatening’ behaviour

The Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League (WHL) have let go their head athletic trainer and equipment manager due to “unprofessional” and “threatening” behaviour. Jamie LeBlanc, who spent nine seasons in that role, was released on Monday. Please…

Young players relishing international opportunity at World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

It’s a tournament with an impressive list of alumni featuring more than 1,800 NHL draft picks, including names like Connor McDavid, Carey Price and Alexander Ovechkin. For those who made the cut for the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, the opportunity…

Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Sask.: Cobourg police

Cobourg police say a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been arrested in Saskatchewan. On July 22, the Cobourg Police Service reported that Rodney Starke, 58, was missing and that there were “concerns for his well-being.” READ MORE: Cobourg…

Construction begins on wind energy facility near Assiniboia, Sask.

Work has officially begun on a new wind energy facility near Assiniboia, Sask. Potentia Renewables Inc. celebrated the groundbreaking of Golden South Wind Energy Facility on Monday afternoon, its first-ever wind energy project in the province. The $325-million project consists…

Chinook Power Station contractor suing SaskPower for payment

SaskPower is being sued by a subcontractor on the Chinook Power Station as the next step in a lengthy payment dispute worth roughly $2.3 million. The statement of claim was filed in Swift Current’s Court of Queen’s Bench by Alberta-based…

Chinook Power Station contractor sues SaskPower for payment

July 30 2019 7:07pm Negotiations in a $2.3 million payment dispute involving subcontractors at SaskPower’s Chinook Power Station may be heading to court. David Baxter has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Team Sask names names flag-bearer ahead of 2019 Western Canada Summer Games

In just 10 days, around 350 Saskatchewan athletes will be vying for gold at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current. On Tuesday, the team unveiled its fresh new uniforms and named Regina’s Christian Patterson as flag-bearer for…