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August 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 210 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Hayley Hart

Holy Trinity School Division Excited For New School Year

A brand new school year officially begins Thursday as students head back to class. "We've got everything in place, we welcomed seven new teachers to our school division, most of them will be teaching... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

A Social Media No-No For A Sask Party MLA

A Sask Party MLA has been warned off social media after "liking" a controversial post.   Eric Olauson, the representative for Saskatoon, "liked" a post about slapping Justin Trudeau supporters.... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Summer Now A Memory For Students On First Day Back To School

Summer has officially ended for kids of Moose Jaw, as both the Prairie South and the Holy Trinity School Division began classes on Thursday, September 1st. There is a mixture of feelings when it come... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Brad Wall's Concerns With Potash Corp and Agrium's Merger Talks

Premier Brad Wall is making his opinion known to Sask Potash Corp about their possible merger with Alberta's Agrium.   Wall said that if the merger does come to fruition, then he would want Pot... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

The Academies Closes After 33 Years

After 33 years of service and over 600 students, The Academies beauty and spa training school has closed its doors. 71-year old owner Harvey Moran has decided to retire from the business that educate... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Drinking And Driving Attitudes Disheartening For SGI

The President and Cheif Executive Officer of SGI is disappointed with the results of a survey on drinking and driving attitudes in Saskatchewan. The poll, conducted by Mainstreetresearch.ca, says tha... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Graffiti Vandals Tag Up Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw Police had quite a few incidents of vandalism to deal with on August 30th. On the 300 blocks of both Manitoba and River Street West, calls were placed of mischief done to buildings. One was... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Gambles Now Charged with Attempted Murder

We're waiting for more details but Moose Jaw Police have upgraded charges against the two men accused in a brawl last week that left two other men with serious injuries. 22 year old David Gamble and ... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

New Lights for Iconic Stage

A 100 year old facility is getting some cutting edge technology installed this week. Preparing for a busy fall and winter season at the Mae Wilson Theatre, the staff are working on upgrades to the ico... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Brawl Case Adjourned

The duo arrested in last week's brawl in Moose Jaw made their first court appearance Tuesday morning. 22-year old David Gamble and 20-year old Nicholas Gamble were in court briefly before the case wa... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Wednesday Market Wraps Up

It's another sign that summer is starting to wind up.  Today is the last Wednesday of the season for Moose Jaw's Homegrown Market. The local farmer's market organization has operated on Wednesda... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Fighting Back Against Mosquitoes

Since the confirmation of the West Nile Virus from a mosquito pool in the Five Hills Health Region, people are wondering how they can combat the blood suckers until the first frost comes. Using repel... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Biker Raising Funds For The Children's Hospital Foundation Stops In Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw received a visitor from the Trans-Canada Highway on Tuesday, August 30th. Mel Fitzpatrick, an oil field business owner from Carnduff, Saskatchewan, is biking across the province to raise mo... read more..

Local News
Chelsey Gray

Talks Between Potash Corp And Agrium Confirmed

Rumours floating around the Internet this morning have turned out to be true.  Saskatchewan's Potash Corp and Alberta's Agrium are now confirming that they have started talks about a possible mer... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Dolly Parton Stops In Moose Jaw In Two Weeks

Fans of Dolly Parton are bursting at the seams in anticipation of her arrival in Moose Jaw. The Country Music legend has had 25 songs reach Number 1, and just recently released a new album called &nb... read more..

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Chelsey Gray

Propane Buses Driving Into The New School Year

On September 1st, when school starts for Moose Jaw, most students will be traveling into the new academic year on those big, yellow buses. However, some of the Holy Trinity School Division bus passeng... read more..

Local News
Chelsey Gray

Renovated Sunningdale Playground Open To The Public

A $100,000 playground project has finally come to fruition for Sunningdale Park. The recently installed playground structure is a part of the City's Capital Budget plan to help make city playgrounds ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Thunderstorm Activity Expected

Making hay while the sun shines or just trying to get as much of the crops off as possible, either way farmers are putting in some long days while they have the dry weather, especially with the threat... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

FCC The Latest To Fund Wakamow's Playground Rebuild Project

Farm Credit Canada has announced recipients of their annual 'AgriSpirit Fund'.  Each year, FCC awards between $5,000 and $25,000 for community improvement projects, and this year awarded $1 mill... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Canadian Blood Services In Need Of Donations

The Canadian Blood Services (CBS) are looking for the public's help as their inventory has greatly decreased over the last few months. Director of Donor Relations in the British Columbia and Yukon re... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Hunger In Moose Jaw Preparing For The New School Year

Produce, snacks and bread are filling up the kitchen at Hunger In Moose Jaw, as they get ready to restart their Child Nutrition Program. "We make lunches for school aged students, and starting Septem... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

West Nile Confirmed In Five Hills Health Region

West Nile Virus has now been confirmed in the Five Hills Health Region (FHHR). "We've had two pools of mosquitoes (test) positive for West Nile virus in the last two and half weeks," explained FHHR M... read more..

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Craig Hemingway

UPDATED: Postal workers' union grants extension to strike deadline

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have agreed to a 24-hour extension of talks, delaying a planned job action by the union. The union was set to begin a rolling overtime b... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Major Intersections Upgrades Ramp Up

An intersection upgrade project that caused local business owners to threaten a lawsuit against the City of Moose Jaw is moving along nicely as crews have moved in to work on paving and widening the a... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Be Safe This Harvest

Harvest means that there's lots of heavy equipment moving along highways and roads, but it's not just the farmers behind the wheel that need to be safe and aware of surroundings. "For people that are... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Wednesday Brawl Suspects Appearing in Court Tuesday

Two people accused of putting two others in hospital last week will be in court Tuesday while their alleged victims continue to recover from serious injuries. The brawl happened around 8:15 last Wedn... read more..

Local News
Chelsey Gray

Moose Jaw Police Busy With A Number Of Vehicle Related Incidents

Vehicle damage seemed to be a reoccurring theme for Moose Jaw Police on August 27th.   A tree that was cut down near the intersection of MacDonald St. and 1st Ave NW in the afternoon landed on ... read more..

Local News
Chelsey Gray

No Present Buy Offers For SaskTel

Premier Brad Wall is trying to reassure the people of Saskatchewan that there has been no offer to buy SaskTel.   A Facebook post from Wall on Friday, about how an offer for the company would o... read more..

Local News
Chelsey Gray

Postal Union: "We Never Wanted A Labour Dispute"

"We never wanted a labour dispute. We never wanted a work stoppage to happen," quoted from Todd Jarema, Regional Education and Organization Officer for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) read more..

Local News
Chelsey Gray

Construction Turning A Corner For Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw is getting more then a new coat paint here and there this summer. Infrastructure and road construction has begun to transform the city into a brighter area for locals and tourists alike. &n... read more..

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