Swift Current

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strikeouts. Reggie was the 1971 Sporting News National League Rookie of the Year. In , while with the Red Sox, Cleveland led the American League in home runs allowed per 9 innings at 0.159. * '''CYYM''' - Cowley Airport - Cowley (Cowley, Alberta), Alberta * '''CYYN''' (YYN) - Swift Current Airport - Swift Current, Saskatchewan * '''CYYO''' - Wynyard W. B. Needham Field Aerodrome - Wynyard (Wynyard, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan Prior to working


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called the South Saskatchewan River ''kisiskâciwan'', meaning "''it flows swiftly.''" Fur traders found the creek on their westward treks in the 1800s, and called it "Rivière au Courant" (lit: "river of the current"). Henri Julien, an artist traveling with the North-West Mounted Police expedition in 1874, referred to it as "Du Courant", and Commissioner French used "Strong Current Creek" in his diary. While it took another decade before

being officially recorded, the area has always been known as "Swift Current". Tourism Swift Current The settlement of Swift Current was established in 1883, after the CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) surveyed a railway line as far as Swift Current Creek. In 1882, initial grading (Land grading) and track preparation commenced, with the first settlers arriving in the spring of 1883. During the early part of its


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of Victoria . http: www.lornacrozier.ca DATE OF BIRTH May 24, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada DATE OF DEATH - CKSW 0 570 AM Swift Current, Saskatchewan (Swift Current) Golden West Broadcasting Country - - YYN CYYN Swift Current Airport Swift Current, Saskatchewan

in 1967 as a Canadian Centennial project and originally known as the Centennial Civic Centre. In 2007, Swift Current city council approved a $14,000,000 expansion to the Centennial Civic Centre. Construction of the hockey curling complex was completed in the fall of 2007. - CKSW 0 570 AM Swift Current Golden West Broadcasting country (country music) - - CIMG-FM span style "display:none"


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Saskatchewan's temperate climate, with much warmer winters and cooler summers than other areas in Saskatchewan. Combine this with the clean, exceptional water supply and reasonable property value this makes this community a truly great place to live. (In fact, residents celebrate their love for the town during their annual "I love Shaunavon Day"!) Born and raised in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, she briefly married Jack Murray as a teenager, moving with him to Vancouver Island before divorcing him at age 21. She subsequently met and married fellow actor John Drainie, with whom she had six children including journalist Bronwyn Drainie. DATE OF BIRTH September 11, 1917 PLACE OF BIRTH Swift Current, Saskatchewan DATE OF DEATH 2009 birth_date


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by traveling companies, was later converted into a movie theatre and, in the mid-1980s, a bar and nightclub. A volunteer non-profit group (Southwest Cultural Development Group) purchased the facility in 2005 and is raising money for its preservation while staging cultural events, such as a mock Chautauqua annually in July, since 2008, open mic nights throughout the year, and administering rentals of the building. The current musician in residence is Al Hudec. Swift Current's tallest commercial


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. He donated land to build Oman School in 1913. McGowan, Don C. ''The Green and Growing Years: Swift Current, 1907-1914''. Victoria: Cactus Publications, 1982. Other early industries included gathering bison bones for use in fertilizer manufacturing, the making of bone china and sugar refining. Métis (Métis people (Canada)) residents also ran a successful Red River ox cart "freighting" business to Battleford until the late 1880s. During the North-West


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Casino on October 31, 2012. They made over $4,000 for the Swift Current SPCA. They are in the process of making a new movie called "Swift Nightmares." Sports and recreation Swift Current is home to the Swift Current Broncos, a hockey (ice hockey) team that plays in the Western Hockey League. They play in the 3,239 seat Credit Union iPlex in the east end of town. The team has developed some of the world's greatest hockey players to the professional level, such as Tiger


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Saskatchewan's temperate climate, with much warmer winters and cooler summers than other areas in Saskatchewan. Combine this with the clean, exceptional water supply and reasonable property value this makes this community a truly great place to live. (In fact, residents celebrate their love for the town during their annual "I love Shaunavon Day"!) Born and raised in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, she briefly married Jack Murray as a teenager


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government_footnotes government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name Jerrod Schafer leader_title1 Governing body leader_name1 Swift Current City Council leader_title2 MP (Members of the Canadian House of Commons) leader_name2 David L. Anderson (David Anderson (Saskatchewan politician)) (CON (Conservative Party of Canada)) - Cypress Hills—Grasslands leader_title3 Legislative

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population_note population_total 15,503 population_density_km2 644.9 population_density_sq_mi population_metro population_density_metro_km2 population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban population_density_urban_km2 population_density_urban_sq_mi population_blank1_title Agglomeration population_blank1 17,535 population_density_blank1_km2 population_density_blank1_sq_mi timezone CST (North American Central Time Zone) utc_offset −6 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 50 latm 17 lats 17 latNS N longd 107 longm 47 longs 38 longEW W elevation_footnotes tags-- elevation_m 817 elevation_ft postal_code_type postal_code area_code blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info blank2_name blank2_info blank3_name blank3_info website footnotes

'''Swift Current''' (Assiniboine (Assiniboine language): ''Miníȟaȟa'' title AISRI Dictionary Database Search--prototype version. Assiniboine. "Montana" accessdate 2012-05-26 url http: zia.aisri.indiana.edu ~dictsearch cgi-bin testengltoxsrchNP.pl?host zia&pass &hasfont 0&srchlang English&srchstring river&database assin&srchtype AND&sortlang English&sndformat ra&maxhits 200&find Run_Search ) is a small city in southwest Saskatchewan. It is situated along the Trans Canada Highway (Saskatchewan provincial highway 1) east from Medicine Hat, Alberta. Swift Current grew 3.7% between 2006 and 2011 ending up at 15,503 residents. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Swift Current No. 137 (Swift Current No. 137, Saskatchewan).

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