Monthly Archive

September 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 184 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Ben Donaldson

Sask Polytech Has More Ways To Continue Education

Saskatchewan Polytechnic continues to evolve the way that students can continue their education, even after leaving the school. Through a partnership with the U of R, Sask Polytech has made it easier... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Culture Days in Crescent Park

Culture Days is celebrated nationally and makes an appearance in Moose Jaw every year, but they've planned to make this their biggest yet. The Western Development Museum (WDM) and Moose Jaw Pride are... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Orange Shirt Day Celebrated Across Schools

Phyllis (Jack) Webstad arrived at the Saint John's Mission Residential School in 1973. On her first day they had stripped her of her clothes and took away her new orange shirt, which was never returne... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Time To Put Your Vacation Home In Hibernation

With the cooler temperatures now upon us, many cottage owners will need to begin their fall/winter preparations. "Most often we take things for granted. We think that the cottage is locked up so it's... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Help the Bees, Please!

After agreeing to keep chickens out of the city limits, Moose Jaw City Hall is now re-considering amendments to the animal bylaw that would also prevent honey bees from being kept. As the bylaw was a... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Bi-weekly Waste Collection Starts Monday

The city is ready to roll it out on Monday but are you ready to roll with it?  Bi-weekly garbage collection starts October 2nd and that means it will be even more important to make sure you take ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Fire Causes $60,000 in Damage

Thursday's industrial fire on the North Service Road is being ruled as accidental and the Moose Jaw Fire Department is pleased to report there were no injuries. While that is good news, there was $60,... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

UPDATE-Standoff Ends Safely; Suicidal Man Arrested

There was a scary situation Friday morning on the north side of the city as Moose Jaw Police responded to a report of a suicidal man. Officers were called to Highland Road around 5am after learning ab... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Quality Better Than Expected According to Crop Report

The weekly crop report was released on Thursday and things are looking good despite tricky weather during the summer months.  "The bulk of the harvest has been completed now, but we are waiting ... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

New Crown Corp Takes Over 911 Service

A newly created Crown Corporation will be taking over the 911 emergency dispatching service in Saskatchewan. Since 2006 the province has been co-managing the system with the City of Prince Albert, bu... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

SaskTel Spending $4.3 Million to Upgrade Wireless LTE Network

SaskTel has announced plans to invest $4.3 million to upgrade the wireless LTE network. The network would serve Moose Jaw, the Battlefords, Prince Albert, Swift Current, Weyburn, and Yorkton. Michel... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Fire on North Service Road

A massive plume of black smoke can be seen rising into the sky on the north side of Moose Jaw this morning after a fire just before 10am. Little is known about what has happened but the fire appears ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Moose Jaw's Debt Balloons With Capital Work

With so much work to do in the next five years, the City of Moose Jaw has put the wheels in motion to be able to borrow more money.  The infrastructure deficit has been talked about at City Hall ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Blown Transformer Leaves Many Without Power

A wide spread power outage had many people waking up in the dark Thursday or maybe not at all, depending on what you use for an alarm clock. The outage hit South Hill, parts of the West Side and East... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Journey to Hope Continues to Raise Funds and Awareness

September is a big month for the organizers of Journey to Hope, as they host various events throughout the month spreading awareness about suicide and prevention.  Not only is it educational, bu... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Opioid Treatment Cases Rise Federally

The ongoing opioid crisis that has been plaguing Canada has been costing and straining emergency rooms more and more, and a recent federal release has some alarming news.  The Canadian Institute... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

Provincial Minimum Wage Goes Up October 1st

It may not be a lot, but it would would be hard to find someone that didn't want more money on their paycheck. The Saskatchewan minimum wage is set to increase on October 1st by 24 cents, putting it ... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

Tree Of Significance Winner Announced

Wednesday was National Tree Day, and the city of Moose Jaw celebrated by revealing the winner of the Tree of Significance program. Each year the city takes time on this day to recognize a special tre... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Tanks Filled, Thousands Raised at Fuel Good Day

Last week the Moose Jaw Co-op locations hosted Fuel Good Day with proceeds going to the Moose Jaw Humane Society.  10 cents from every litre sold was donated, collecting over $11,000 dollars tha... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Customer Service Policy Shot Down

Seemingly satisfied with the way city administration handles training and performance standards for customer service, Moose Jaw City Council has defeated a motion from Councillor Chris Warren who want... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Tuesday Showers Just a Tease for the Weekend

Just a little bit of rain but is it a precursor for things to come?  Moose Jaw saw some late day shows Tuesday and forecasters are suggesting that more is on the way. We'll climb into the mid 20... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Changes to Traffic Lanes

If you travel the downtown frequently, take note that the pair of eastbound, dual left turn lanes are being removed over the next week. The first will be at the corner of Main and High Street followed... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

September Is Lymphoma Awareness Month

Lymphoma is one of the most common cancers among teenagers and young adults in Canada, yet many are still unfamiliar with what it is. That's why September is Lymphoma awareness month. It's to make su... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Two Men Found Dead in Moosomin Motel

On Monday, September 25, 2017, RCMP were called to a motel in Moosomin where they discovered the bodies of two men inside one of the rooms. There is no danger to the public and an investigation is read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Gas Prices Increasing, Before Dropping

It's a number of factors that are driving up the price you see at the pumps according to experts. Dan McTeague, Senior Petroleum Analyst at GasBuddy.com, is advising drivers to fuel up now, as the av... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

New Eyebrow Fire Hall Almost Complete

After many months of fundraising and continued training to expand their services, the Eyebrow Fire Hall is almost complete.  The members of the volunteer firefighting team began fundraising init... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Zipper Merging: Safer Roads With Less Congestion

Of all of the reasons for traffic snarls, impending lane closures bring out a particularly brutal combination of road rage and etiquette confusion. Most drivers know the pain of approaching two lanes ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Wakamow Place II Officially Opened

Monday was a big step for various local groups and residents in need as a new affordable Housing Project officially opened its doors, known as Wakamow Place II. Kim Tyndall is an Affordable Housing C... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Curbside Decision Pushed to 2018

Areas 3,4 and 5 wont make the switch until 2018.  That was the result of a new motion debated at Moose Jaw City Council Monday night as the minutes from a marathon, two hour executive committee m... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

Warm Up Will Help Farmers With Harvest

After the cool start to fall last week, we'll get some warmer weather to help push harvest even further along. Drew Lerner with World Weather Inc is expecting a solid week in the fields. "We're goin... read more..

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