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HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, JULY 31
Stay Safe on the Roads This Long Weekend
As more vehicles are out on the highway this time of the year, RCMP are reminding you to stay safe behind the wheel. From wearing your seatbelt to avoid texting and driving, safety should be top of mind to enure everyone has a safe summer season.

Sunny and Hot For the Long Weekend
Environment Canada is calling for Sunshine Today and a High of 29 and warming up to 34 on Saturday. More Sunshine for Sunday with a High of 31 and 29 by holiday Monday. Looking ahead to Tuesday, a High of 27.

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Swift Current RCMP Investigate Single Vehicle Accident
Swift Current RCMP are investigating a single vehicle rollover which occurred at 2:30am this morning along 4th Avenue SE. A Female driver hit a tree in neighborhood and rolled the car. Emergency crews were called to the scene and upon arrival discovered a Male occupant ejected from the vehicle. The victim was transported to Cypress Regional Hospital and then airlifted by STARS to Regina with critical injuries. The Female driver was treated at Cypress Regional Hospital with undetermined injuries.

Crops in Good Condition Across Saskatchewan
Topsoil moisture conditions have greatly improved in much of the province, thanks to heavy rains early in the week. Rainfall ranged from small amounts to well over four inches in some areas. Provincially, topsoil moisture conditions on cropland are rated as seven per cent surplus, 62 per cent adequate, 25 per cent short and six per cent very short. Hay land and pasture topsoil moisture is rated as four per cent surplus, 50 per cent adequate, 36 per cent short and 10 per cent very short. Crops are ripening quickly, and the majority remains in poor-to-good condition. Harvest is just beginning in some parts of the province, with pulses being desiccated and some winter cereal and pulse crops being combined. Meanwhile, Haying continues to advance in the province as livestock producers now have 67 per cent of the hay crop baled or put into silage. An additional 14 per cent is cut and ready for baling.

Market Square Returns on Saturday
As the long weekend approaches vendors will once again set up their displays in downtown Swift Current for Market Square on Saturday. Drop by from 10am-3pm for fresh garden produce, food entertainment and more.