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June 2017

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Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Reviewing Private Bus Service

The Saskatchewan Highway Traffic Board will begin public hearings Tuesday for the private companies that have applied to run passenger bus services in the province. The hearings are being held becaus... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Five Hills Health Region Providing Naloxone Kits to Fight Opiod Overdoses

Moose Jaw Police Chief Rick Bourassa says "we're not responding to what we see is a major issue.  What we're doing is trying to get ahead of it, should it become an issue." He's referring to Mon... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

New Baby Softens Blow of House Fire For Moose Jaw Family

Kayla Penner and Matt Burns, along with their children, experienced a roller coaster of emotions this week as they had their newest addition born early Sunday morning just blocks from the hospital and... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

K+S Bethune Provides $2.8 million For Wetland Conservation

K+S Potash Canada made a major wetlands donation Monday. The company, which operates the Bethune Mine, has committed over $2.8 million in funding for wetland conservation through a partnership with D... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

RCMP Pleased with Saturday Stop Check Results

Some good news from an RCMP check stop north of Moose Jaw Saturday. Police say they held a "high-visibility" check-stop  on Highway 2 just north of the city June 3, and have released these total... read more..

Local News
Marc Smith

Moose Javians on U.K. Holiday React to London Attack

Stephanie Doney says she and her friend were "shocked" when they heard about Saturday's London Bridge terrorist attack. Seven people, including one Canadian, were killed in the incident in which thre... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Sunshine and Smiles Highlighted 8th Annual Children's Festival

Kids and their families gathered at the Western Development Museum on Saturday for the 8th annual Children's Festival hosted by the Moose Jaw Shrine Club.  Two shows throughout the day with many... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Docs Want MJ To Follow Regina's Lead

Following a move to expand the smoking bylaw in Regina that limits where a person can light up or use an electronic cigarette, Dr. Brad Thorpe is hoping something like it can be adopted in Moose Jaw. ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Water Work Starts on Saskatchewan Street

Major traffic disruption starts Monday and will last the rest of the month as crews move in to take over the area. The intersection of Main and Saskatchewan is going to be a traffic snarl as a water m... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Local Woman Speaks Out on Digestive Diseases

Cheryl Gagnon was diagnosed with Crohn's/Colitis in her second year of university and she says that she is still learning things about the disease. She explains, "When I was diagnosed with this 20 ye... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Summer Months Sees Increased Need for Blood Donations

As summer highway traffic increases, so do the number of serious accidents and, in many cases, the need for blood. Canadian Blood Services says their donations start to taper off every year, right be... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Moose Jaw Observes "Decoration Day"

After the Battle of Ridgeway in 1866, many Canadian soldiers felt their efforts were overlooked by the government. Norma Richardson, spokesperson for the Moose Jaw Royal Canadian Legion explained how... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Tent Caterpillar Populations Should Taper Off Soon

We are seeing them all over and apparently this year is a bumper year for tent caterpillar populations. Stories are being told all around the province about the crazy amounts of the little critters t... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

ATV Safety Week Begins

June 3rd to 10th marks ATV Safety week and as the weather warms up we certainly will be seeing more of them out and about or even using them more ourselves. The Saskatchewan All-Terrain Vehicle Assoc... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Alberta Man Faces 135 Charges

An Alberta man is now facing 135 charges related to committing mostly rural crime across Western Canada. Joseph Ronald Palmer, a 52-year old man from Eckville, Alberta, was initially arrested last su... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Funding Announcement for 75 Provincial Water and Wastewater Projects

As part of a bilateral agreement signed between the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan last September, funding has been announced for new water and wastewater projects across Saskatchewan. The an... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Moose Jaw Ghost Tours Open for a New, Spookier Season

Nowhere near Halloween, but if you enjoy a good scare then you have to check out this year's Ghost Tours, put on by Tourism Moose Jaw. Even if you have done the tour before, there have been some modi... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

Department of Highways Frustrated with Overpass Incidents

The Ministry of Highways says it's frustrating. Thursday night a semi-trailer unit smacked the overpass where the Trans Canada highway passes under highway 2, hitting the structure on Moose Jaw's nor... read more..

Local News
Angie Lowe

City Opens Applications for Committees

The City of Moose Jaw has openings on some of their boards and committees, and is encouraging applications. June 9th is the deadline to apply for open spots on the Economic Development Commission, Cu... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Yellow Grass woman to be honoured with memorial, fundraiser

Many in southern Saskatchewan have heard of the tragic passing of Abbie Speir, who was murdered in Yellow Grass. Some locals have come together to create a memorial day to raise funds for Abbie's chil... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

$1,000,000 Damage in Overpass Incident Thursday

Moose Jaw Police are reporting that a vehicle hit the Highway 2 overpass Thursday evening around 9:30. Few details are available but according to the Police Report there was approximately $1-million ... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Student Charged After Palliser Heights Threat

Moose Jaw Police have laid charges against a student at Palliser Heights School after a threat was received yesterday afternoon. Police indicate that they were called about 1:20 p.m. regarding the in... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Sask Still Sees Large Number of Impaired Drivers

Despite a very wide spread campaign, increased fines and penalties, safety blitzes and constant media coverage ,the RCMP are still reporting higher than normal cases of impaired driving in Saskatchewa... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Record Setting Heat Leads to Rain

A summer style storm hit the city Thursday night, giving us a good shot of moisture but varying numbers depending on where you live. Environment Canada is reporting just 4mm of rain from the storm alt... read more..

Local News
Marc Smith

Moose Jaw Continues to Turn Notoriety into Tourist Traffic

"Moose Jaw" is a unique and memorable name. When you're in the tourism business, that's a good thing. This is Tourism Week, and Tourism Moose Jaw is celebrating all of the things that make Moose Jaw read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Six Protesters Arrested After Final STC Ride

A small group of people was arrested in Saskatoon when they refused to get off the last STC bus to run from Regina to the Bridge City Wednesday evening. The six stayed on the bus as a form of protest... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Kittens Found In Regina Recycle Bin

An employee at a Regina luxury auto dealership got a surprise this week as he went out to their recycling bin and found a litter of kittens. The employee reportedly heard meowing from the back lot on... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Global Warning Initiative Garbage Art Awards Handed Out

On Wednesday afternoon local elementary and high schools, along with groups and businesses, who participated in the month long Global Warning initiative gathered at the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Galler... read more..

Local News
Craig Hemingway

Students Step Back in Time at WDM "Learning Day"

Decades-old technology was experienced by a new generation in Moose Jaw on Wednesday. It was "Learning Day" at the Western Development Museum, with students from a number of southern Saskatchewan ele... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Smiles in the Sunshine with the Shriners

The Moose Jaw Shrine Club is set to give back again this weekend as the local organization hosts their 8th annual Children's Festival at the Western Development Museum. Replacing the circus, Spokespe... read more..

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