Monthly Archive

May 2017

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Local News
Craig Hemingway

Sewer Failure Affecting Traffic on 1st SE

The City of Moose Jaw is warning residents about a storm sewer failure near downtown. The sewer is 95 years old and has failed at the intersection of First Avenue South East and River Park Drive. Due... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Central Collegiate and SCC Host Tribute Concert Fundraiser For Principal

Central Collegiate and the School Community Council (SCC) have teamed up to host a fundraising tribute concert for their Principal Scott Willamson, who will not be returning to his position next semes... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

STC's Last Ride

The end is here for Saskatchewan Transit Company after 70 years. In the spring budget, the provincial government announced they would be shutting down the bus service at the end of May as a cost savi... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Second Habitat Information Session for Potential Homeowners Goes Thursday

The Moose Jaw chapter of Habitat for Humanity is preparing for another information session. The group held a public meeting May 28 in hopes of finding local families who could potentially become home... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Camp Day Proceeds Helping Build Leaders

Tim Hortons Camp Day doesn't just send kids to camp, it hopes to turn them into leaders.  Each year on Camp Day, proceeds from hot coffee sales and other initiatives (bracelet sales and assorted... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

SAMA is Better Prepared for Challenges

As part of the budget process this year, we learned the city of Moose Jaw and most major communities across the country, are facing the challenge of losing assessed taxes due to challenges by big corp... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Guilty Plea in Fatal Crash

A Manitoba semi driver has pled guilty to three charges of dangerous driving causing death and one charge of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. Normand Lavoie was behind the wheel of the semi tha... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Sunscreen Being Blamed for Burns

Check the label before using that sunscreen and watch for updates in the coming days from Health Canada as they investigate Banana Boat. There are several reports from across Canada from parents clai... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

It's Camp Day at Tim Hortons

Today (May 31) is Camp Day at Tim Hortons.  Proceeds from coffee sales at Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada today will help send kids from low-income families to one of seven Tim Hortons cam... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Parrish & Heimbecker General Manager Pleased With Seeding Season

With most farmers finishing up their seeding operations in the area for this year, most are looking back at a successful season with the exception of last years crop and some rain causing minor delays... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

$4 Million For Lyme Disease Research Framework From Federal Governement

The federal government announced Tuesday at the House of Commons they will be investing $4 million towards Lyme Disease research. They're hoping the funding will aid in the treatment and a better und... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Saskatchewan Mining Week

It is Saskatchewan Mining Week in the province and as such, the Saskatchewan Mining Association will be hosting various activities throughout the week from May 29 to June 3. The week launched at the ... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Sask. Children's Hospital Receives $50 Million Donation

Saskatchewan's Children's Hospital has a new name, thanks to the largest-ever financial gift to the Children's Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan (CHFS). Tuesday morning the provincial government an... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Decision on Water Plant Expected this Year

Preparing for the Future, the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant presented their 2016 annual report to Moose Jaw City Council Monday night. One concern of council is the viability of the water supply... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Surprise but Not Shocked by Sheer Win

Count Tom Lukiwski among the Conservatives happy with Andrew Scheer's party leadership win on Saturday. It was a surprise, but not a shock when Scheer won on the weekend. Lukiwski, the Moose Jaw-Lake... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Major Detour Planned

The City of Moose Jaw has given notice of a watermain project beginning next week. They say Saskatchewan Street West from Main Street to Clifton Avenue will be closed to traffic for about three weeks... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

City Backs 55+ Games

Some financial stability has arrived for the organizing committee of the 2018 55+ Saskatchewan Games. City Council has agreed to wave facility rental fees and will cover any deficit incurred, with th... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

3rd Annual Transplant Trot A Success

Have you talked to your family about organ donation? That was one of the goals of the 3rd annual Transplant Trot, held this past weekend. Participants were able to walk or run in 3k, 5k, and 10k even... read more..

Local News
Marc Smith

Distracted Driving Behind Sunday Accident in Moose Jaw

Not paying attention while behind the wheel of a vehicle has done thousands of dollars in damage in two separate collisions Sunday evening. Moose Jaw Police say a vehicle slammed into a parked car ar... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Moose Jaw Paramedics are "Always In Service"

Paramedic Services Week is underway, and Moose Jaw & Distric Paramedics already have one event under their belt. They held a Bike Safety program at Yara Centre Sunday, taking the opportunity to t... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Watching the Forecast... Again

It's the start of the week and a brand new forecast but there are indicators that a storm could be brewing to end the week. Forecasters are calling for a good warm up as we move through Thursday, hit... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Mosquitoes Aren't Being Missed

A lack of water this spring has outdoor enthusiast optimistic about the mosquito situation. So far, they haven't been a problem, mainly due to the dry conditions but that could change if we get a good... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

MJ Partners Against Violence "Empowering Resilience" This Week

The Government of Canada has designated the week of May 28 to June 3 as "Victims and Survivors of Crime Week" and this year's theme is "Empowering Resilience". Here in Moose Jaw, the Partners Against... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Recognized by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council

The Canadian Forces Liason Council has recognized Saskatchewan Polytechnic for their efforts in supporting reservists. The CFLC honoured organizations in each province for their ongoing efforts and f... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Province Announces New Task Force in Fight Against Fetanyl

Saskatchewan is getting a new agency to help in the fight against fentanyl and opioid deaths in the province. The new task force will include police and health experts and be co-led by the Ministries... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Southwest LGBTQ Community Painting the Way For Inclusion

Leading up to Pride Week, the Southwest Saskatchewan Pride organization has helped brighten up part of downtown Swift Current. The crosswalk on the 200 block of Central Ave N has been permanently pai... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Jade's Ride Rolls Across Saskatchewan

A province-wide journey raising awareness and funds for mental health passed through Moose Jaw last week. 21-year-old Jade Dulle collaborated two of her biggest passions to create Jade's Ride for M read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Saskatchewan's Andrew Scheer Wins Leadership

Former Speaker of the House of Commons and longtime Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer has been elected the next leader of the federal Conservative party, the position which has been open since Stephen Har... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Union Unsuccessful in Overturning STC Closure

A group hoping to keep the Saskatchewan Transportation Company alive has lost their battle. The Amalgamated Transit Union representing the workers affected by the closure of the STC  took the go... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Regina's Andrew Scheer Gunning for Conservative Leadership Today

The Conservative Party of Canada will have a new leader Saturday, as all candidates are meeting at the Conservative Leadership convention. The position has been open since Stephen Harper stepped down... read more..

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