Swift Current News

Dr. Boniface Lubega is accused of sending insulting and threatening emails to a colleague on Sept. 25, 2016.

Swift Current doctor facing unprofessional conduct charges

By 980 CJME March 13, 2017 - 9:53pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 2:14pm

A Swift Current doctor is charged with unprofessional conduct for emails and messages he allegedly sent to a colleague.

The charge was brought forward to The College of...

South West Regional Traffic Services RCMP stopped 233 people on National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day on Dec. 3, but no drunk drivers were located.

Swift Current check stops find no drunk drivers on National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day

By 980 CJME December 5, 2016 - 7:11am Updated: December 5, 2016 - 4:08pm

December 3 was National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day.

But while RCMP in and around Swift Current patrolled the streets for drunk drivers, none were found.


Highway 1 reopened after semi ends up on its side

By 980 CJME November 26, 2016 - 6:29am Updated: November 26, 2016 - 10:28am

Swift Current Rural RCMP have reopened Highway 1 after a single vehicle collision early Saturday morning.

According to a release, at about 1:38 a.m., RCMP were on the...

Threats made against a Swift Current high school; 2 teenagers charged

By 980 CJME November 24, 2016 - 8:25pm Updated: November 24, 2016 - 8:30pm

Two teenagers who allegedly made threats against the Swift Current Comprehensive High School have been arrested and charged.

Just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, RCMP received...

Ricardo Morin standing outside his business, Soup & Such Cafe and Catering, in Swift Current.

Swift Current candidate accused of victim-blaming Sheldon Kennedy for role in sexual abuse

By Kevin Martel September 23, 2016 - 3:19pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 3:30pm

A man hoping to be elected as a city councillor in Swift Current is accused of putting part of the blame on Sheldon Kennedy for being a victim of sexual abuse.


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Swift Current home to lucky lotto terminal

By Sarah Mills August 26, 2016 - 2:02pm Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:15pm

You might call it the luckiest lottery terminal in Saskatchewan.

The Swift Current Pharmasave is where $60 million winner Mary Wernicke bought her ticket.

Her son...

Photo of suspect who allegedly robbed a business in Swift Current.

Swift Current business scene of armed robbery, Police searching for lone suspect

By 980 CJME August 12, 2016 - 3:05pm Updated: August 12, 2016 - 3:30pm

RCMP are searching for one suspect after an apparent armed robbery in Swift Current late Thursday night.

The incident happened at a business on North Service Road East...

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Pair from Swift Current die in crash in Missouri

By 980 CJME July 26, 2016 - 10:31am Updated: July 27, 2016 - 8:48am

More than 2,000 kilometres from home, two people from Swift Current died in a crash in Missouri.

Local radio station KTTN reports it happened Sunday morning near...

Flash flooding in Swift Current July 16, 2016

Swift Current cleans up from flash flood

By Erin McNutt, Brent Bosker July 16, 2016 - 8:54pm Updated: July 17, 2016 - 4:57pm

Swift Current residents are cleaning up after the city was hit with over two inches of rain in less than an hour on Saturday.

Photos and videos started to pop up on...

Heavy rain caused flooding in Swift Current on July 16, 2016.

Heavy rain causes flooding in Swift Current

By 980 CJME July 16, 2016 - 7:41pm Updated: July 16, 2016 - 7:45pm

Parts of Swift Current are under water after receiving heavy rain Saturday afternoon.

According to the Swift Current Booster, basements are flooded.


RCMP investigating sudden death in Swift Current

By 980 CJME July 7, 2016 - 6:24pm Updated: July 7, 2016 - 6:30pm

RCMP are investigating a sudden death in Swift Current.

There is not much information right now, but RCMP say officers are at a home in that southwest Saskatchewan city...

RCMP cruiser.

Chemical spill on Highway 1 east of Swift Current

By 980 CJME July 6, 2016 - 5:08pm Updated: July 6, 2016 - 5:15pm

RCMP are directing traffic around a chemical spill on Highway 1 three kilometres east of Swift Current.

Traffic will be down to one lane for about two hours while the...