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February 2018

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Local News
Bryce Johnson

High School Students Show Support for Day of Pink

To promote anti-bullying, spread a message of kindness and love and take a stand against intolerance and bullies, today is Canada's Day of Pink. Schools, workplaces, and communities not only across C... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Pedestrian Sent to Hospital Following Accident

There was a disruption to traffic Wednesday morning on the south side if the city due to an accident. According to the Moose Jaw Police Service a vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Li... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Wednesday Last Day to Receive Moffat Family Funding

Created to give other people the same opportunities that they received, the Moffat family awards money to charity groups that better the lives of families and children. Nine local groups recieved the... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Repairs Underway to Highway 1 Overpass

The City of Moose Jaw is advising residents of repairs being done on the Highway 1 overpass on the far north side of town. The repairs are being done to fix damages caused by an accident back in June... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

More Debt for Canadians: Lukiwski on Budget

All eyes were on Ottawa Tuesday afternoon as Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabeled the federal budget.  Morneau stated "It is a plan that puts people first," which is something Moose Jaw's Lake ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

UPDATE: Wollman Kept in Custody, Marckoski Remanded

The local woman that has now been arrested twice for possession of illegal substances will spend the next two weeks in jail after her released was denied in court this week. Josie Wollman appeared in ... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

Federal Budget 2018 Delivered in Ottawa

Calling it “a plan that puts people first — that invests in Canadians and in the things that matter most to them,” federal finance minister Bill Morneau delivered the 2018 Federal Budget Tuesday ... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Public Works Conference Brings Professionals to MJ

This week, roughly 150 people have gathered in Moose Jaw for the 59th Annual Public Works conference, which hasn't been hosted here since 2008.   The three day conference includes 13 indivi... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Local Gamers Donate Over $1,200 to Hunger in Moose Jaw

The week started off on a high note for Hunger in Moose Jaw after they recieved a cheque from a local group.  An event called GAX, hosted by the Moose Jaw Gamers Association, collected $1,250 an... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Council Backs Down on Massive Increases, For Now

Apparently hearing the outcry in the community over the announced 5% tax increase along with a 15% water increase with an additional 6% increase for sewer rates, Moose Jaw City Council did not wrap up... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

City Considering Mandatory Bike Helmets

With warmer weather and plans for the summer being made, thoughts are turning to fun in the sun and here in Moose Jaw that might soon include a new rule for bicycle helmets. The Transportation Servic... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Gas Prices Expected to Remain Steady in Coming Weeks

With the recent dip in stock markets, the price of gas in Saskatchewan went down too. Now that the stock market has stabilized, so should gas prices, according to one expert. Senior petroleum analys... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Bear Spray Suspect Released Under Several Conditions

A local man at the centre of a bear spray attack last month was in court Monday, where he was released under a number of conditions. Colton Nickolas MacDonald spent 30 days under psychiatric evaluati... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Retirement Savings Being Used on Short-Term Expenses

A recent study is showing that Canadians are taking more out of their retirement savings to pay for short-term expenses despite the tax consequences. Aaron Ruston, financial expert at Purpose financi... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

January's Spotlight on Impaired Driving Show Slight Decline

Drinking and driving, among other problematic habits that commonly occur in motorists, still seems to be an issue in Saskatchewan. Law enforcement in the province reported 221 impaired driving relate... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Premier Moe Reverses PST on Insurance

Reversing decisions made under former Premier Brad Wall, current Premier Scott Moe has announced that he has officially reinstated the Provincial Sales Tax exemption for agriculture, life and health i... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

City Continues Search for New Manager

It's a key position is the day to day operations at City Hall as well as the long term planning. Moose Jaw is still on the hunt for a city manager following the resignation of Matt Noble this winter. ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Coyotes May be More Noticeable Recently

You may have noticed an increase of coyotes in or around the city, or just the animals acting a bit more brave than usual. That's because February and March are mating season for the animals, making ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Polar Plunge Helps Support Special Olympics (PHOTO GALLERY)

Moose Jaw came out Saturday to take the plunge to support Special Olympics Saskatchewan. The 2nd annual Moose Jaw Polar Plunge and their new addition, Too Chicken to Plunge, is held to help raise mon... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Local Girl Makes Donation to Riverside Mission (AUDIO)

Elizabeth Salsman is not only a dancer and gymnast, but she's also an avid volunteer. Every Wednesday for the past year and a half, she's been going to Riverside Mission to help with the lunch th... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

City Busy With Budget and Legalization

Moose Jaw's budget is still waiting to be finalized, but there are many things that were considered going into it. One thing discussed was the increase in funding for our local police service and othe... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Local Woman Dead After Rollover Near Morse

A local woman has passed after her car she was travelling in rolled over on Highway 1. On February 23rd, at 10:05 pm, Morse RCMP along with the Morse and Herbert Fire Departments responded to a singl... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Sask Average Weekly Earnings Show a Rise

New numbers from the Saskatchewan Government are showing an increase in average weekly-earnings. In December 2017, the average was up 2.7 percent year-over-year, the second highest percentage increas... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

MJ Chamber Preparing for Upcoming MJ BEX Awards

Nominations may have closed a month ago, but there's still a lot of work to go for the Moose Jaw Business Exellence Awards. Businesses from across town either entered or were nominated for a variety ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Water Main Breaks Causes Disruption for Drivers

With the weather constantly switching between freezing and warm, Moose Jaw's pipes have been taking a hit. Currently, a number of roads are closed or blocked off due to recent water main breaks. Sta... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Ministry Making Repairs to Highway Overpass

The City of Moose Jaw is advising residents of repairs being done to the Highway 1 overpass on the far north side of town. Due to damages caused by an accident back in June 2017, the Ministry of High... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Locals Return from Medical Mission to Guatemala

Following months of fundraising and preparation a group of Moose Javians headed out to Guatemala at the beginning of February. Carie Yaschuk (R) was a part of the Moose Jaw members who joined a m... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

SaskPower Completes Smart Meter Pilot Project

SaskPower recently finished up their smart meter pilot project, which was designed to meet the needs of specific customers.  The results are in and SaskPower officials are pleased with what they... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Grain on Trains Reportedly at a Standstill

A shortage of rail cars and crews have left a number of shipments of grain and oil stranded across the Canadian Prairies. There have been reports of thousands of orders for cars being cancelled by CN... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Restaurant Industry Sees Decrease in Sales

A recent Statistics Canada report shows Saskatchewan has seen a decline in customers in the food and beverage industry by 2.9% The Saskatchewan Party is saying that overall numbers are down, but the ... read more..

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