Recent Shows – Southwest TV News

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Will You Be the Next Blood Meal for a Tick?

In this June 4, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; This is prime tick season and before you go for a hike in the woods, you’re advised to apply a DEET product. Numerous individuals drown each year in Saskatchewan lakes and other bodies of water and many of these cases could have been prevented by wearing a life jacket. City residents are reminded that backyard fire pits require a permit from the Fire Department.

Skin Cancer is the Most Preventable Cancer

In this May 31 episode of Southwest TV News; As the temperatures heat up through the summer season, the Canadian Cancer Society is reminding you to wear sunscreen and limit your time in the sun. Do you ever wonder where your bottles and cans go after you drop them off at the recycling depot? SARCAN officials answer this question in a special report. In an effort to divert more items from the landfill, the City of Swift Current has set up yard waste bins around the community.

Swift Current Business Expands into Shaunavon

In this May 28 episode of Southwest TV News; Agricultural producers are reminded to be aware of their surroundings when working near power lines. The Town of Shaunavon is pleased to welcome Standard Motors as it now operates the local GM dealership. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a discounted rate for camping at Saskatchewan Parks through June 24.

Excess Weight and the Connection to Cancer Risks

In this May 24, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The Canadian Cancer Society has released new data indicating that excess weight is expected to become the second leading preventable cause of Cancer in Canada. Saturday in the Park is a new event planned for Shaunavon this summer and organizers are now seeking entertainers for the onstage line-up.  Southwest Homes has unveiled a new home for its’ Day Program at the Swift Current Mall.

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

Shaunavon Celebrates Volunteerism With Its Citizen Of the Year Award

In this May 17 episode of Southwest TV News; A large crowd walked through the streets of Swift Current shining the spotlight on missing and murdered indigenous women and girls during a truth and reconciliation event. Oren Scribner is the 2019 Shaunavon Citizen of the Year and was honored at a special gala evening. Local and provincial guests attended a ribbon cutting for the newly expanded SARCAN facility in Shaunavon.

Chinook Students Featured in High School Art Show

In this May 14, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; As the Victoria Long Weekend approaches traffic safety is in the spotlight with increased police enforcement on the roads. If you’re cleaning out the garage or grain bins be on the lookout for deer mice droppings as this is the main source of the Hanta Virus. The West Wing Gallery in Swift Current is featuring the creative talents of Southwest students through the annual High School Art Show.

Indigenous Tourism And The Promise It Holds For Saskatchewan

In this May 10, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Mental Health Awareness was the focus of a special fundraiser at the Centre in Swift Current. Indigenous tourism was one of the many topics of discussion during the annual 49×110 Conference hosted by Tourism Swift Current. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Saskatchewan Flag and the designer of the flag will visit the province this summer for a special event.

Farm Accidents Increasing Due to Contact With Power Lines

In this May 7, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Agricultural producers are reminded to be aware of power lines while moving equipment or working on the field. Dust and pollen are common this time of the year and health experts offer tips on coping with seasonal allergies. Join the Donate a Car Canada program and help the Swift Current SPCA. 

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