Recent Shows – Southwest TV News

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Val Marie Artist in the Spotlight with Samskara Stories of Discernment

In this April 19 , 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; 2019 is a banner year for the City of Swift Current hosting numerous events and tickets are now available for the World Under 17 Hockey Challenge. With the return of warmer temperatures motorists and pedestrians are reminded to respect the rules of the road for everyone’s safety.  The latest exhibition by Val Marie artist Diana Chabros is open to patrons of the Art Gallery of Swift Current.

Will You Volunteer for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games?

In this April 16, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; 2000 volunteers are required for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current and the host committee is hoping you’ll sign up for this rewarding experience. As you start up your bbq for another season, fire officials are reminding you to take a few precautions during these dry conditions. Daffodils are a sign of spring and part of an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Nominees Step Forward For Conservative Nomination in Cypress Hills – Grasslands Federal Riding

In this April 12, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Deer Mice feces are the source of the Hantavirus and 10 fatal cases of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome have been reported in Saskatchewan in recent years. As the 2019 Federal Election approaches, a number of individuals are vying for the Conservative candidate spot in the Cypress Hills-Grasslands Constituency including Sean Checkley of Fox Valley. With the arrival of warmer weather, the city of Swift Current crews will begin the annual street sweeping program later this month.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

In this April 9, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Motorists are reminded to slow down and obey the rules of the road with another traffic blitz underway across Saskatchewan.  Environment Canada is forecasting warmer than normal temperatures for April and May. As many look forward to camping season, on-line reservations are now open to book your favorite campsite.

About Southwest TV News

For over 13 years and 1,400 plus episodes, Southwest TV News has been there covering stories of the people of Southwest Saskatchewan. As part of our commitment to the Southwest, we’ve tried to not only report news of the day but also, to uncover important issues in the region.

Our core product is a 10 – minute TV News program that is produced twice a week from our studio in Swift Current. The show combines news of the day with human interest stories featuring the people, places, and events in the Southwest.

Host Carol Andrews has been here since the beginning

Breaking Boards, Breaking Chains for Rwanda

In this April5, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Saskatchewan residents are encouraged to turn in any unwanted firearms to local police through the annual gun amnesty program. Competitors in the Breaking Boards, Breaking Chains event showed off their Tae Kwon Do skills while raising funds for projects in Rwanda. The Tourism Awards of Excellence are on the horizon and a number of Southwest Saskatchewan nominees are hoping to take home the top honors.

New Board Chair for Swift Current Chamber of Commerce

In this April 2, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; In an effort to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease, the annual elm tree pruning ban is now in effect through August 31 across Saskatchewan. Karen Richmond is the new board chair for the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce. The Main Street Swift Current program is accepting grant applications from downtown businesses to assist with esthetic upgrades to their buildings.

Summer Games Approach Sponsorship Targets

In this March 29, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; As Swift Current prepares to host the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games, Finning Canada is on aboard as a sponsor for the triathlon event. Spring is here and the Canadian Cancer Society ‘s annual daffodil campaign is underway. Dust and pollen are common with the changing weather and health experts have a few tips for helping you to cope with seasonal allergies.

Remembering Saskatchewan Artist Joe Fafard

In this March 22, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Following a recent board decision the Chinook School Division will oversee 96% of busing across the Southwest. The Saskatchewan arts community is remembering Joe Fafard and in this special feature SWTV News spotlights this provincial icon and a recent exhibit at the Art Gallery of Swift Current. Spring is here and home owners are reminded to ensure snow and ice are not building up around energy meters.

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