Recent Shows – Southwest TV News

  Watch each episode on TV through SaskTel Max Local on Demand – Channel 47.

Stay Out of the Snow Zone

In this February 1episode of Southwest TV News; Frost bite can occur quickly during freezing temperatures and you’re advised to dress appropriately with the mercury drops. As highway crews are busy clearing snow off the roadways, motorists are reminded to keep a safe distance behind snowplows and sanding trucks. Do you have an old car parked in the yard collecting rust?…Join the Donate a Car Canada program and help the Swift Current SPCA.

Weak El Nino a Factor in Southwest Saskatchewan Weather

In this January 29, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The 2018-19 winter season has been milder than normal so far in Southwest Saskatchewan and Environment Canada is forecasting this trend to continue in the coming weeks. Grasslands National Park is a jewel of Southwest Saskatchewan and a new documentary focuses on the area’s history and the road to becoming part of the Parks Canada system. Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise and a healthy lifestyle may play a factor in preventing this illness.

Gull Lake Hosts Hockey Day in Saskatchewan

In this January 25, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Hockey Day in Saskatchewan is a lasting memory for the Town of Gull Lake as it hosted the 2019 event. As the countdown to the 2019 Western Canada Games continues, the Swift Current host committee is seeking 2000 volunteers. As you bundle up for the winter season, the Swift Current SPCA reminds you to keep your pets safe during cold conditions.

Under 17 Hockey Challenge Coming to Swift Current

In this January 18, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The 2019 Western Canada Summer Games are set for August 9-18 in Swift Current and the medal design has been selected by the host committee. The cities of Swift Current and Medicine Hat will co-host the 2019 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge later this year. The furnace is the hardest working appliance in your home and regular maintenance and changing of filters are recommended for a healthier airflow in the home.

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

Swift Current SPCA Offers Hope to Pets In Need

In this January 15, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Saskatchewan in Motion suggests less screen time for the entire family and more physical activity to stay fit through the winter season. The Swift Current SPCA is asking for your support to replenish the Hope Fund to assist pets in medical crisis. Barb Parchman is sharing the history of the Métis in Southwest Saskatchewan through public presentations and hopes to expand this education to an interpretive centre in Swift Current.

Local Florist Shares Rose Bowl Parade Experience

In this January 11, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; Poppy Parsons is a familiar face in Swift Current and her smile is now even brighter after volunteering as a floral designer at the 2019 Rose Bowl Parade. This is prime influenza season across the nation and if you haven’t already had your flu shot, there’s still time to roll up your sleeve. Weather on the prairies changes quickly through the winter and Environment Canada reminds you to be prepared before heading outdoors.

Will You Quit Smoking in 2019?

In this January 8, 2019 episode of Southwest TV News; The Canadian Cancer Society hopes quitting smoking is one of those New Year priorities. A carbon monoxide detector is a must in every home as numerous deaths are reported each year from this odorless gas. As you pack your bags for that winter vacation, RCMP are reminding you to have a neighbor keep an eye on your home while you’re away.