Swift Current


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Swift Current,

city (1991 pop. 14,815), SW Sask., Canada, on Swift Current Creek. It is a distribution and processing center for a farm and oil region. Other industries are helium extraction, lumbering, and the manufacture of farm machinery and plastic goods. There is a government experimental farm nearby.
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They got along quite well at first, but when they reached the middle of the river the swift current swept the raft downstream, farther and farther away from the road of yellow brick.
Kaviri's own canoe went in advance of the others a short distance, and as it rounded a sharp bend in the river where the swift current bore it rapidly on its way it came suddenly upon the thing that Kaviri sought.
For many minutes the struggle between the light bubble in which they floated and the swift current was severe and doubtful.
Slowly against the swift current they work their ponderous way, till, with a low grumble, they grate against the bank of the little island that from this day will bear the name of Magna Charta Island.
They launched themselves in frail canoes on rivers, without knowing whither their swift currents would carry them, or what rocks and shoals and rapids they might encounter in their course.
Neither were the schooner captains believed when they reported seeing, on cold winter mornings, a man swimming in the tide-rips of Raccoon Straits or in the swift currents between Goat island and Angel Island miles from shore.
Commuters travelling through Swift Current on Highway 1 can resume their normal travel schedules as a 15 km paving project is officially complete.
The swift current and the root ball probably prevented Terrell from re surfacing, deputies said.
On May 25, 2015, James was charged with another count of sexual assault, following a historical sexual assault investigation in which a former Swift Current Bronco player came forward.
About Credit Union iPlex: The Credit Union iPlex is a 2,879-seat multi-purpose arena in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada.
McKay, having heard that signs of buffalo had been found north of the Red Deer river by freighters from Swift Current to Edmonton the previous year, thought that he might be able to capture some calves by making the expedition.
Returned F Nick Moutrey to Saginaw (OHL) and D Dillon Heatherington to Swift Current (WHL).