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In this Episode of SWTV News:

Hot on the heels of last year’s Centennial, the City of Swift Current has unveiled another legacy project...this time on line. The community of Leader hosted its’ annual Wild West Daze with crowds gathering for a serving of Grebble. SWTV News is happy to partner with the Swift Current Salvation Army, Pharmasave & JayDee AgTech for another Give for Good Feature. In this episode, a local youth uses his artistic talents to Give for Good. The SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival helped launch the summer of 2015 with a fun filled weekend for all ages.

Happy Canada Day!
Celebrations will be held across the country today marking Canada's 148th birthday. In Swift Current a gathering will be held at Memorial Park complete with cake.

Fire Bans Across Saskatchewan
With tinder dry conditions and no rain many parks, municipalities and resort villages have instituted Fire Bans. This includes outdoor fire pits or any other open flame. Anyone planning to visit a campground should call ahead to see what fire bans are in place and take alternate materials for cooking.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Southern Saskatchewan
Sunny and 25 for the High Today with a 30 percent chance of Showers. Looking ahead to Wednesday a forecast High of 28 with a slight chance of Showers. Thursday 's outlook calls for a High of 30 in the Sunshine and 33 by Friday. Mainly Sunny with a forecast High of 31 on Saturday.