Monthly Archive

January 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 179 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Bryce Johnson

City Still Searching for City Manager

Though Moose Jaw City Manager Matt Noble submitted his resignation last fall, a full time replacement has yet to be hired. Noble finished his role earlier this month, and while we have Myron Gulka-Ti... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Cold Weather Follows Alberta Clipper

The wind storm that hit the province on Tuesday hit us hard, but now we get to deal with frigid conditions once again in Saskatchewan. The majority of the province is now going to experience a cold s... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Last Chance to Enter Nominations for MJBEX

Today is your last chance to get in nominations for the Moose Jaw Business and Excellence Awards. Today, January 31st at 5:30 pm, the Moose Jaw Chamber of Commerce will be closing nominations for the... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Budget Reveals Problems at the Landfill

The City of Moose Jaw continues to try and update the way our landfill is run after years of less than perfect operation.  Budget committee learned this week that we've been in violation of provi... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Wind Whipped Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is used to being blasted by wind but Tuesday was anything but a typical wind storm. Gusts here in Moose Jaw touched 90km per hour at the worst which is one of the strongest gusts recorded... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Magnificent Moon

A number of people were up earlier than normal Wednesday morning to catch a glimpse of the lunar eclipse, blue moon and super moon, being called the lunar trifecta. It's something that hasn't been se... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

NDP Leadership Hopefuls Weigh in on Scott Moe

As the Saskatchewan Party plans for the future under Scott Moe following their leadership convention on the weekend, the opposition NDP have their doubts on who was selected to be our next premier. N... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Yet Another Scam Reported in Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw Police have sent out a warning about another scam being reported in Moose Jaw, this time involving Microsoft. Police are telling the public that if you receive a phone call from personnel c... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

January Is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Right now there are about 19,000 people living in Saskatchewan who suffer from Alzheimer's or dementia, and by the year 2038, that number is expected to double. January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Theo Fleury Renews Call for Harsher Sentencing

The recent sentencing of Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State sports and USA Gymnastics physician, to up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing patients has a Canadian advocate calling for Can... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

69 Year old Charged with Sexual Exploitation

Moose Jaw Police have laid serious charges against a local man following a two week long investigation. 69 year old Dennis Albert Widenmaier is accused of sexual exploitation and communicating for th... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Pre-Approvals Discussed at Assiniboia Council Meeting

The last meeting may have been light, but important nonetheless. The Assiniboia council recently held a meeting to pre-approve projects and purchases in their 2018 budget. Chief Administrative Offic... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Councillor Froese Reflects on 2017 Budget, Gets Prepared for 2018

Budget talks get back underway in Moose Jaw tonight and Councillor Crystal Froese has a different view point this year. This is her second budget since being elected in 2016, giving her more insight ... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Local MLAs Excited with Moe as Leader

With close to 15,000 votes submitted, Scott Moe became the new leader of the Saskatchewan Party this weekend and will eventually become the next Premier of our province. While it came down to two lead... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Flu Could Lead to Heart Attack

According to a recent study, having the flu appears to increase the risk of having a heart attack, especially among those who are 65 and older. The study released this month says that someone diagnose... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Wacky Week of Weather

Old Man Winter is on his way back and with a vengeance.  Forecasters say we can expect pretty much everything there is to offer in terms of weather in just one week. Wind, rain, snow, warmth and... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Entrepreneurship Class Wrap Up Their Companies

Imagine learning how to run a business by having your own! Vanier's Entrepreneurship 30 class offered that opportunity to students this past semester, finishing up their class this past Wednesday. As... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

'Just Watch Me'; Moe Vows To Fight Carbon Tax

On Sunday morning, Scott Moe will head to Regina to start planning for this year’s budget. But the new leader of the Saskatchewan Party has something else to take care of first. “Tomorrow morning, m... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Report Shows Fewer Businesses Closing Each Year

The City of Moose Jaw released its Business Licence report for 2017, showing off some positive numbers. The report shows that over the years, fewer and fewer business have been closing each time the ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Conference for Realistic Approach to Water Management

The Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds, The Water Security Agency, and the Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards held 'Provincial Drainage - Water Management Conference'. "In general, this conf... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Adventureman Comes to Moose Jaw

Jamie McDonald, better known as Adventureman to some, is an author, adventurist, runner, cyclist and motivational speaker. If that isn't already an impressive resume, he also is a world record holder ... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Keep Personal Info Safe in Real Life and Online

With the amount of fraud and identity theft cases on the rise recently, its important to make sure to keep your personal information safe. Not just in real life, but online also. With how much the in... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Scott Moe Wins Sask Party Leadership

Scott Moe has been chosen as leader of the Saskatchewan Party and is the province’s new premier. The MLA for Rosthern-Shellbrook defeated Alanna Koch on the fifth ballot at the Sask Party leadership ... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Learn More About RuBarb at Their AGM

If you'd like to learn more about RuBarb Productions and their future, now's your chance, as they are holding their annual general meeting this Tuesday, January 30th. The meeting is open to anyone wh... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Local SMA Representative Weighs in on Marijuana Legislation

The Saskatchewan Medical Association released a statement earlier this week saying they would like to see a legal age of 21 included in the province's cannabis legislation. Dr Brandon Thorpe, Moose J... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

Panel Chair Disappointed with Canada Post Decision

With the federal government's announcement and plan this week for the future of Canada Post, it seemed like the federal panel that travelled the country, was ignored when it came time to make a decisi... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Freezing Rain Moves in With Colder Air

Be careful out there.   A brief blast of winter has caused some icy conditions of local roads and highways.   A cold air mass has mixed with that warm spell we were enjoying, causing f... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Hospital Auxiliary Finishes Pledge of $250,000

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation's longest serving donor, the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital Auxiliary - has supported the organization for over 30 years. Starting out as the Moose Jaw Public Heal... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Exams Underway for Prairie South and Holy Trinity School Divisions

It's a busy time for students in the Prairie South and Holy Trinity School Divisions as they prepare for exams starting at the end of this week. Janice Lamb is a teacher at Riverview Collegiate on So... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Bear Spray Suspect's Bail Hearing Pushed Back

Colton Nickolas MacDonald, the man responsible for the weekend's bear spray attack, was in court this Thursday morning for a bail hearing. If you recall, the 23 year old was arrested after an alterca... read more..

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