Monthly Archive

August 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 208 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Hayley Hart

MJ Woman Continues to Fight For Treatment Despite 'Roadblocks'

It wasn't the news Shailynn Taylor wanted to hear heading into SMA awareness month.  Taylor was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy(SMA) when she was a baby and has spent much of her life dea... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

School Division Hopes for More Efficiency with Bus Changes

it's just about time to hear giggling kids in a schoolyard and recess bells ringing, as school begins for both local school divisions on Tuesday.  The Prairie South School Division has... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

South Gas Prices Hold Steady for Long Weekend

Normally when a long weekend rolls around gas prices seem to spike, but that isn't expected to be the case this Labour Day weekend. Dan McTeague, a Senior Petroleum Analyst with GasBuddy, said the $1... read more..

Local News
Barrie Vice

What's Up for Labour Day at City Hall

As the Labor Day long weekend approaches the City of Moose Jaw is reminding us that the long weekend will have an impact on their hours of operation and services.   City Hall is closed Mo... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Tips for Border Crossing on Labour Day Long Weekend

The Labour Day Long Weekend is a popular travel weekend for many. It’s the unofficial last weekend of summer and plenty of families take advantage before their kids head back to school. Both the Cana... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Latest Crop Report Shows Dry Weather is Helping Harvest

August is winding down, but harvest is picking up. The weekly crop report was released from the province, and the latest numbers show the dry weather has been beneficial for farmers Crop extension s... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province Promises New Prairie Resilience Plan

Environmental Minister Dustin Duncan was in Moose Jaw to make a major announcement this week. On behalf of the province, Duncan unveiled the new Prairie Resilience strategy to combat climate change in... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

CMHA Reacts to New Location for Mental Health Services

Ahead of Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in September, some promising steps have been taken to make accessing treatment a little easier. As the discussion about mental health continues, a loca... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Studies Show No Safe Level For Alcohol Consumption

A recent study shows that there might not be a one-size-fits-all answer to what a safe level of alcohol is. As previous studies have said that light or moderate drinking can reduce heart ri... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Rotary Club Awards Two $1000 Scholarship

As kids and parents are getting set to head back to school a couple local ladies are off to post-secondary with a financial boost. The Moose Jaw Wakamow Rotary Club handed out their annual scholarshi... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Breaking Ground for New East Side Spray Park

The City of Moose Jaw, Moose Jaw Co-op, and the East Side Community Association broke ground Wednesday morning for a brand new spray park on the East Side of the city. Located at the park on the corn... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Mischief has Morse RCMP Seeking Public's Assistance

The Morse RCMP are investigating after a series of incidents between Monday night and Tuesday morning. Between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m., police say unknown persons drove two combines from a farm north ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

City Wants Appointees to Help Shape City

While you may have a little more pull if elected for City Council this October by-election, residents have until Friday to hand in applications for one of the many City boards, commissions, and commit... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

First-Quarter Debt Projections Less than Anticipated

Budget projections after the province's first-quarter are in, and the Saskatchewan government has the year at a deficit of $306 million. That's $59 million less than the projections within the budget... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Downtown MJ Hits the Ground Running Following Meeting

It's all about attracting people and businesses to establish here and putting a spotlight directly on top of our city.  That's the goal for the Downtown Moose Jaw committee, a group of... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Currie, Duffield, 11th SW

A boil water advisory has been issued in the area around Westmount Elementary School. While city crews were out working an aging valve broke during water main construction, a boil water advisory is n... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Assiniboia RCMP Officer Pleads Guilty to Impaired Driving

Court matters are now resolved for a 15 veteran RCMP Officer of the Assiniboia detachment. Sgt. Donald Duplissea was in front of a judge on Wednesday in Moose Jaw Provincial Court facing charges of i... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Moose Jaw Man Sentenced to 6 Years After Facing 15 Charges

The man at the centre of a crime spree back in spring has been given his jail sentence.  29-year-old Mitch Prosser from Moose Jaw was facing 15 charges after he drove his vehicle into a home and... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

'Unanticipated' Used to Describe Traffic Build-Up on Hwy 11

Angry drivers lined Highway 11 for miles to either side of the construction work near Chamberlain over the weekend. Some motorists gave up and, when opportunity struck, used the ditch and any other me... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Canadian Airlines Fly In Higher Baggage Prices

If you're flying anywhere soon, you may notice a higher charge to bring your belongings. Air Canada and WestJet have both increased to price to check in a bag from $25 to $30 dollars, which wasn't th... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Stay Safe Around Power Lines this Harvest

Harvest is underway in the province and farmers are being reminded to take care in the fields and look out for overhead power lines.  "Every year we do see a number of farm machinery contacting ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

13 Passengers Okay After Wake Boat Sinks

The Swift Current Rural RCMP had quite the go of it this past Friday night, as they were one of several parties that responded to a call of a sunken boat on Diefenbaker Lake east of Saskatchewan Landi... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Riverside Mission Needs Community Support

With fall approaching, and winter following not too soon after, the Riverside Mission will need the community's support so they can continue helping those in need in Moose Jaw. Their next fundraiser,... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Residents Warned of Phone and Text Scams

A few well-known scams are beginning to make their rounds to residents again. In the Moose Jaw area, there have been reports of text messages being sent to people stating that SaskPower is giving you... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Union Reacts to "I Will Report it" Campaign

#IWillReportIt - that's the name of a campaign that recently launched by the Saskatchewan Association of Safe Workplaces in Health. The premise of the initiative is exactly that. They're en read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Firefighters Keep Blaze to Single Structure, No Injuries

 Quick reaction from local first responders is what kept a scary situation at bay.  Monday evening the Moose Jaw Fire Department along with the Police Service and SaskPower jumped to action read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Provincial Budget Still on Track Following First Quarter

According to the provincial government, Saskatchewan is sitting at a lower project budget than originally forecast.  The 2018-19 budget for Saskatchewan remains on track, with the projected defi... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Local Nutritionist Shares Money Saving Tips

350,000 Canadian rely on food banks every year, and unfortunately, that number has been increasing. While some people do rely on our local food bank, there are ways to help supply food to your family... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Protection and Response Team Celebrate a Year of Service

The Government of Saskatchewan is celebrating the one year anniversary this week of Protection and Response team (PRT). The PRT has helped the government out by looking for new ways to address crime ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Firefighters Respond and Put Out Blaze on South Hill

We don't know much at this point, but first responders were called to the south side of the city to start the work week.  Monday evening the Moose Jaw Fire Department and Police Service, with as... read more..

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