Swift Current

How did Team SK do at Day 5 of WCSG

Aug 14, 2019 | 7:41am

Phase One of the Western Canada Summer Games came to a close Tuesday, with Saskatchewan counting 81 medals to its name at the halfway mark of the Games. After a full morning of competition that saw 27 medals be added to the tally, the 167 athletes who marched in for the Opening Ceremonies on August […]

How did Team SK do at Day 4 of WCSG

Aug 13, 2019 | 7:51am

Wet and rainy conditions throughout most of Monday caused a number of event cancellations and delays in Cycling, Softball and Canoe Kayak, but Saskatchewan’s athletes continued to add to the medal haul at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games. Swimmer CADENCE JOHNS (Moose Jaw) and Canoeist JAYDEN HINGLEY (Saskatoon) continued their domination over their events, […]

How did Team SK do at Day 2 of WCSG

Aug 11, 2019 | 10:44am

Saturday brought a big day of action for Team Sask after Friday night’s Opening Ceremony, which saw the lighting of the flame — signifying the official opening of the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games. All phase one teams were in play aside from Men’s and Women’s Soccer. Saturday featured competition in Canoe Kayak, Cycling, Men’s […]

Rainfall warnings and funnel cloud advisories out for parts of Saskatchewan

Jun 22, 2019 | 11:59am

Expect more rain in the southwest and the possibilities of funnel clouds in the central and southeast portions of Saskatchewan on Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning to areas in the southwest including the city of Swift Current with another 10 to 20 mm of rain expected which combined with totals from earlier […]

Severe thunderstorm watches in effect for southwest and west-central Saskatchewan

Jun 19, 2019 | 11:41am

Several areas along the Alberta-Saskatchewan border including the city of Swift Current have been placed under a severe thunderstorm watch by Environment Canada. The weather office says thunderstorms are expected to develop in western Saskatchewan Wednesday afternoon under a slow-moving low pressure system. Some of these storms may be severe with strong wind gusts, large […]

Massive rainstorm floods parts of Swift Current Tuesday afternoon

Jun 18, 2019 | 8:07pm

A major cleanup will be happening in Swift Current, as drought-like conditions  turned to flooding Tuesday afternoon. A late afternoon storm brought a huge amount of rain to the city Tuesday,  leaving many areas flooded with water in some places reaching over the bumpers of vehicles. Environment Canada’s Brad Vrohlijk says the area was pelted […]