Monthly Archive

December 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 172 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Lawrence Reflects on the Year That Was

As the old year ends and we look ahead to 2018, we spent some time with Moose Jaw Wakamow MLA Greg Lawrence. As he looks back on the year what was, he says one of the biggest challenges has come from ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

22nd Annual "First Night" at the Kinsmen Sportsplex Tonight

If you're looking for a fun way to ring in the new year with the entire family, the Kinsmen Sportsplex has you covered. The 22nd Annual "First Night" New Years Eve celebration returns to ring in 2018.... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Top Stories of 2017 - #1 - Curbside Garbage Collection

Joining the multiplex and the cast iron battle...curbside garbage collection turned out to be one of the biggest fights in recent memory for Moose Jaw City Hall. #1 on our Top 10 Stories of 2017 list... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Michelson Reflects on 2017, Celebrates 10 years as MLA

Looking back at 2017, Moose Jaw North MLA Warren Michelson marked his 10th year serving the citizens in the legislature. "I appreciate the support that the people of Moose Jaw, and Moose Jaw North, h... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Cold Air Expected to Close Out 2017

If you plan on going outside anytime between now and the new year, make sure to bundle up. Temperatures will be staying in the -30°C range for the rest of the weekend. According to Environment ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Top Stories of 2017 - #2 - Brad Wall Retires -

As we continue our look back at 2017 we return to August 10th. What started as an ordinary summer day in Saskatchewan quickly changed as Brad Wall announced he was stepping away from politics after a... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Sarcan Ready For 2018

As many residents are cleaning up after their holiday gatherings or are getting ready for their last one this weekend, you'll need to hold on to your recyclables until next week. "Sarcan closes the w... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Texting and Driving Worries Us: CAA Poll

Despite the warnings we see it every day at stop lights and on the streets of Moose Jaw.  Drivers looking at their phones and not  the road.  It's a reality that is concerning to Saskat... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Health Foundation Reflects on Another Successful Year

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation has had a stellar year of events and community support in 2017. With the Festival of Trees bringing in over 300,000 dollars alone, and the countless other fundraisers ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Top Stories of 2017 #3 - Times Herald Shuts Down

Our look back at 2017 continues now with the story of the turning of a page in Moose Jaw.  In fact, the final page. On December 6th after almost 130 years of delivering the news the Moose Jaw Tim... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Top Stories of 2017 #4 - Hosting National Events

There were a lot of events in Moose Jaw over the course of 2017 and a pair of them put our city in the national spotlight. Coming in at number four on our list of top news story of 2017 is the attenti... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Trying to Stay Positive in the Cold

Yes it's cold but forecasters are trying to look at the sunny side of the street, at least we're not in a blizzard. There's even more cold for Saskatchewan to end the week as forecasters warn that we... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Natural Gas Use Sets A Record

Well, we did it.  Saskatchewan has set a natural gas consumption record. Most people expected it to happen with the cold snap and SaskEnergy is confirming that the new record was set over a 24 h... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Waste Collection Confusion

Some confusion is keeping the phones ringing at Moose Jaw City Hall over the holidays. Two different garbage and recycling schedules are floating around. One was mailed to residents back in the fall... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

SaskPower Continues to Try and Resolve Street Light Issues

The City of Moose Jaw has been working closely with SaskPower over the past few months to try and come up with a solution to the ever-growing problem of streetlights not working around the city. ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Top Stories of 2017 #5 - Wind Storm

A major temperature difference over a small geographical region was the perfect recipe for the wind storm that we saw back in October. The record-breaking wind storm clocked in at over 130km/h at one... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Health Card Renewal Date Approaching

With our health cards expiring on December 31st, it may be a good idea to place the renewal sticker on the card in order to continue being covered under the province's health care. If you did not rec... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Journey to Hope Supporting Residents All Year Round

Their support and efforts to spread awareness are a year round endeavor for the members of Journey to Hope in Moose Jaw.  Just before the holidays kicked off they made a donation to Wakamow Mano... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Top Stories of 2017 #6 - Economic Development Potential

As we make our way through the top stories of 2017, it's hard not to include the amount of new developments and projects that were given the green light in Moose Jaw. This past year saw the start of ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

We're Not Alone With the Extreme Cold

Chilly. Cold. Frigid. It doesn't matter what you call it, the weather over Saskatchewan right now is not pleasant.  We're still under an extreme cold warning as forecasters expect -40 degrees wit... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Top Stories of 2017- #7 - Dry Summer, Fire Bans

It might be hard to remember right now with minus 40 degree temperatures, but it wasn't that long ago when almost all of southern Saskatchewan was under a fire ban due to extremely dry conditions. Co... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Local Shelter Victim of New Scam

A local charity says someone is using their name to scam cash from well meaning residents. Director of Riverside Mission, Scott Elger, is trying to set the story straight after getting some calls abo... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Top Stories of 2017 #8 - CHAB Celebrates 95th Birthday

Anytime you celebrate a birthday it’s big news, but when it’s your 95th birthday it’s something very special.  One the DiscoverMooseJaw.com year in review we feature the 95th birthday celebration... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

City Services Holiday Update

As we move into the final days of 2018 a few reminders about City of Moose Jaw services. The garbage and recycling schedule has been adjusted for the last week of 2017 and going forward into the ne... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Record Capital Spending Still Isn't Enough

As city councillors start to review the proposed budgets for the new year, we're taking a look into the future needs of Moose Jaw with the unfunded budget. Even with a capital budget that is worth $25... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Grab another cup of coffee or tea and don't forget about the long underwear, it's cold out there and will be for likely another week. Forecasters are watching another ridge of arctic air that's movin... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Mosaic Potash Belle Plaine Gives Boost to Central's Legacy Fund

Christmas came early for the staff and students at Central Collegiate High school, as last Friday they were handed a cheque to put towards an ongoing project. The money came from Mosaic Potach Belle ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Top Stories of 2017 #9 - Infrastructure -

Embarking on one of the most aggressive capital investment plans in recent memory, 2017 was a difficult time for drivers in Moose Jaw, but all of the detours were very necessary. City Engineer, Josh ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Top Stories of 2017 #10 - MJ in the Spotlight -

Kicking off our top stories of 2017, is Moose Jaw's stellar year of receiving national attention. Back in October, Mayor Fraser Tolmie was celebrating his first year as leader of the city, and he tal... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

What Can We Recycle After Christmas?

Now that most of the Christmas unwrapping is done, the City of Moose Jaw has a few reminders as to what can - and can't - be thrown into our blue recycle bins. There's a lot of trash associated with ... read more..

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