Monthly Archive

October 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 199 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Ben Donaldson

Meeting Schedule Changes For City Council

A year after taking the job, Moose Jaw's city council is making changes to their meeting schedule. It comes after a motion from the spring that suggested council meet once a month officially, and then... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Could National Indigenous Peoples Day Become a Stat?

Could there be a new stat holiday in the works? A Saskatchewan Member of Parliament is trying to make that happen for the month of June as she tried to honour the spirit of reconciliation. MP Georgi... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Switching from Self Checks to Only Booking Mammograms

For the past month various groups and organizations have used the time to spread awareness and information regarding Breast Cancer. But one thing that has changed recently is the fact that health offi... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Police Share Halloween Safety Tips

For many, Halloween night is a time to travel around your neighborhood collecting candy and a chance to show off your costume to friends and family. The Moose Jaw Police Service is also reminding resi... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Major Water Mishap Avoided

A significant boil water advisory has been avoided as city crews attempt to fix a water valve on the north end of the 9th Avenue Bridge.  The valve broke as part of the water main project that's ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Work to Guarantee Clean Water

It's a project that has been on the books for the better part of a decade, even longer by some account, but now the multi-million dollar project is finally getting underway. Work on the Water Supply ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

You Are Not Alone

**  This Story Was Originally Published October 31st, 2012 ** Unexplained noises and spooky sightings are often the subject of scary movies and TV shows.  But what happens when we experienc read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

New Name And Direction For Sask Express

It may have a new name, but you can expect the same or better quality performance from one of Saskatchewan's most well known performing groups. Saskatchewan Express is now simply known as Sask Expres... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Better Together Food Drive Wants More Volunteers

The Better Together Food Drive collects thousands of pounds of food every year, that's why they're are still looking for more volunteers. They already have over 325 volunteers, which is great, but th... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

New Mortgage Changes Coming in 2018

Earlier this month, the office of Canada's banking regulator released its final changes for residential mortgage guidelines. These changes are aimed at taking some of the risk out of the market, incl... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Local Union Finds Throne Speech Unsettling

As the dust settles from the Throne Speech last week, local unions such as CUPE are excited to see the repeal of Bill 40, but still aren't sure what's in store for the future. Local CUPE President St... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Snow Arrives in Southern Saskatchewan

We got a little taste of it Sunday and it looks like more is on the way.  Snow is mentioned several times in the new forecast as temperatures start to hover around zero. Some showers and flurrie... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

More Diversity in Sask. Population

New census data is showing a growing mix in our population. The report release this week shows 10.5 percent of our 1 million residents were born in a different country with the majority coming from t... read more..

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Ben Donaldson

Vision Care Important, Especially For Children

For this month Optometrists are trying to spread awareness about vision care, especially for children. October is recognized as Children's Vision Month in Saskatchewan. Dr. Rhea Anderson, from the S... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

Garage Fire Early Sunday Morning

Fire crews were out early Sunday morning as a report of a garage fire come in just before 5AM. Moose Jaw Police and the Fire Department were called to the 900 block of Chestnut Ave and found the garag... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

Watch For Animals On The Roads

Fall is mating season for many animals, this means they are likely to be more active. No matter the time of day or season, it is important to always watch for wildlife. However, mating season is alway... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Poppy Campaign Returns

Another year of poppy sales began earlier this week with the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Vaughn Solomon Schofield, receiving the first one.  The rest of the public were able to pic... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Reflecting On The 1st Year As Mayor

Twelve months ago, Fraser Tolmie, was elected and became the leader of our city and recently he reflected on what the last year has been like. Tolmie said it was challenging to pick one thing that wo... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Organizers Collect over $40,000 For Deacon Mealing & Family

It was just a few weeks ago that a fundraiser was held on the East side of town to collect funds for a young boy suffering from developmental issues. Deacon Mealing had been having seizures and neede... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

New Pay Station For Downtown Parking Lot

The city of Moose Jaw has activated it's first new pay station downtown. This new machine will be utilized by vehicles using the parking lot behind City Hall and will eventually remove the old p... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Cameco Touchdown For Dreams Honours MJ's Bader

The win meant a lot to football fans around the province Friday night, but it meant just a little bit more to Moose Jaw's Shelley Bader.  She was in attendance as a recipient of the Cameco Touch... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Federal NDP Leader Hoping To Bring STC Back

Is there a glimmer of hope for supporters of the former STC bus service? The leader of the Federal NDP is dangling a pretty big hook after a visit to the province this week. Jagmeet Singh has sugges... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

SaskEnergy Approved to Increase Delivery Rate by 3.6%

The provincial government has given SaskEnergy the go-ahead to increase its delivery service rate by 3.6%. Starting on November 1, a fixed 75 cents per month increase will be applied to customers' ba... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Moose Jaw Has One of the Coolest Downtowns

Expedia.ca recently released a "10 of Canada’s Coolest Downtowns" list and, to the surprise and delight of Moose Jaw, we managed to place third on the list. "When I walk downtown it's something that ... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Sewer Re-Lining Project On Main Street Underway

A new sewer project has started in Moose jaw that will need your attention for the next two weeks. Crews are working on a sewer re-lining project on Main Street, from the train tracks all the way to ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

RCMP Officer Shot At, Suspect Still at Large

Saskatchewan RCMP are asking people to be on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a violent incident early Friday morning. Around 4 am, a Rosthern RCMP detachment officer spotted a black Cadillac CT... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Nominations are Open for Prism Awards

Every year, the Business Women of Moose Jaw holds The Prism Awards to celebrate women in our community who are outstanding in business or in the community. They're currently looking for a list of nom... read more..

Local News
Ben Donaldson

Valley View Closure Discussion Shows Positive Outcomes

The Saskatchewan Association for Community Living, along with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission hosted a town hall panel discussion last night about the progress of the Valley View closure. A ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Michelson Looks to Federal Impact on Province

The roadmap for the future of the province was laid out on Wednesday as the Throne Speech was presented from the Legislature. With Premier Brad Wall retiring, Moose Jaw-North MLA Warren Michelson is c... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Police Issue Charges in Standoff

Charges have now been laid in that standoff nearly a month ago on the north side of Moose Jaw. It was around 5am September 29th that police reported to a suicidal man on Highland Road, just behind th... read more..

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