Monthly Archive

November 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 229 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Bryce Johnson

Local Musician Releases Tribute Featuring Real Emergency Services

Nicholas Hennink has been a paramedic for 16 years now and works locally in Moose Jaw. He loves his job, but unfortunately because of the job and his external environment he found himself in an incred... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Stay Safe as Foggy Weather Continues

The fog advisory continues for Moose Jaw and southern Saskatchewan, and so does the low visibility in Moose Jaw and on the highways. Terri Lang is a warning preparedness meteorologist with Environmen... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Interested Parties Already Stepping Up to Run Mosaic Place

Now that the decision has been made for Mosaic Place to be governed by the city, but managed by a third party. The next question is what's the next step? According to Mayor Fraser Tolmie, we need to ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Provinces Finances Better Than Anticipated

The province’s finances are in better shape then they were originally projected to be when the budget came out earlier this year. Numbers released Thursday morning showed the 2018-19 budget had a def... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Truckers and Shippers Still Waiting for Winter Weights

Winter weights season has been delayed yet again for southern Saskatchewan. While truckers traveling the northern half of the province can travel secondary highways with the same kind of weight that ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Quebec Poachers Caught in Surveillance Operation

Fines have been handed out to five men from Quebec who have pled guilty to breaking federal and provincial hunting regulations in the Moose Jaw area. Officials say the two-year investigation started ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Woman Receives New Walker Thanks to Kind Strangers

Back in July a young woman set out on the highway just outside of Moose Jaw on a foggy day, much like it has been this week, not knowing what was lying ahead. This vibrant lady did not know at that t... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Another Fog Advisory

Allow some extra time if you need to travel outside of the city. We're under another fog advisory. The advisory stretches from Lloydminster through Saskatoon, Moose Jaw and Regina, all the way to the... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Two Moose Jaw Lawyers Called to The Bar

Lorna Cottenden and Jared McRorie were ‘called to the bar’ Thursday during a bar admission ceremony at the Court of Queen’s Bench in downtown Moose Jaw. Presiding over the ceremony was The Honourable... read more..

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Becki Schultz

MJ 2018 Heritage Award Nominations Now Open

The City of Moose Jaw has opened nominations for the Heritage Advisory Committee’s 2018 Heritage Awards. According to the City, the awards celebrate individuals who, and businesses that, celebrate an... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Mourning Star Christmas Service for the Bereaved

Music, candlelight, and a message of hope are part of the 21st Annual Mourning Star Christmas Service for the Bereaved. Hosted by the W.J. Jones & Son & Parkview Funeral chapels, the service ... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Photographer Cleans Up in Sask Photo Contest

A southwest Saskatchewan photographer recently had an impressive showing in a province-wide photo contest. Colleen Edwards of Herbert won three out of the seven categories in ExploreSask's Photo Cont... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Visibility Remains Poor in Areas

A fog advisory is in effect for a number of areas in southwest Saskatchewan, including Moose Jaw. The advisory, which was issued by Environment Canada earlier this week, remains in place for our city... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Registrations Up for 2019 MJ Band and Choral Festival

The Moose Jaw Band and Choral Festival will be celebrating its 70th year in May 2019, and they’ve already exceeded their expectations. Band registrations are up, and the festival is expecting up to 4... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Police Service Pleased With Safe Driving

If you saw the Moose Jaw Police Service's Police Report, it may have been missing something we were all expecting - collisions. Although the highways were rough and in town wasn't much better, the lo... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Council Opposes Province Changing Election Dates

At this week's City Council meeting, the decision was made to oppose the Government of Saskatchewan's decision to move provincial and municipal elections further apart. To give voters more separation... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

SaskTel Continues to Upgrade Cell Service

A trio of southwest communities are slated for some improved cell service upgrades in the near future. On Monday, SaskTel announced they will enhance their 4G LTE services in 41 rural communities inc... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Commercial Truck Driving Training to Become Mandatory

Next week, we should be hearing from the province about new mandatory training required for commercial truck drivers. Consulting trucking and training industries and other stakeholders, SGI and the p... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

MJFFC Celebrates Grand Opening of Kinsmen Inclusion Centre

Moose Jaw Families for Change celebrated the grand opening of their Kinsmen Inclusion Centre Wednesday. The local non-profit supports people with varying abilities in residential and community settin... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Male Wanted on Numerous Warrants

The Regina Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating 23 year-old Calvin Roy Sparvier. Sparvier is wanted on more than 15 warrants related to incidents between October 29th and ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Slick Road Conditions Could Get Worse

After a morning that left many drivers white-knuckling on their steering wheels, many of the highways thankfully improved throughout the day on Wednesday. A fog advisory was also issued and continued... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Mayor Agrees With Civilian Termination at MJPS

The news broke over the weekend that two employees at the Moose Jaw Police Service were let go.  According to a press release issued by the local department, a pair of employees in civilian posi... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Lumsden RCMP Searching for Suspected Thief

A thief has targeted the community of Lumsden. Lumsden RCMP says that as residents woke up Tuesday morning they began to notice and report thefts from their vehicles. Various items were stolen includ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Swift Current's Koop Still Missing after Weekend Search

Police are still searching for Swift Current's Colton Koop, 10 days after a vehicle believed to be in his possession was discovered in the Swift Current Creek. On the morning of November 16th, a truc... read more..

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Hayley Hart

Regina Man Pronounced Deceased After Accident on Hwy 1

Details are still light at this point as the investigation continues, but RCMP say one man is dead after a fatal collision.  According to officials, they responded to the scene of a single vehic... read more..

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Chris Rasmussen

TransCanada Travel Resumes, Conditions Still Terrible

Conditions are getting better now that highway and city crews have been out but roads are still extremely icy after freezing rain moved through early Wednesday morning. RCMP closed down part of the T... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Bus Cancellations Starting to Roll In

The icy conditions have forced the hand of the local Prairie South School Division. After wondering whether rural routes would be cancelled, the answer came shortly after 7am. You can find the ever g... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

TransCanada Closed

Part of the TransCanada Highway is closed after an accident overnight between Moose Jaw and Regina. The area just east of Belle Plaine was shut down after a semi rolled, blocking both east bound lanes... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Child Poverty Rates Rising

More than one-quarter of children in Saskatchewan live in poverty. That, according to Campaign 2000’s annual report. The name of the report references the year the House of Commons pledged - in 1989 ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Chamber Backs 3rd Party Management Practice for Mosaic Place

Ready for Mosaic Place to get back to what it was designed to do, the Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce had representation at Monday night's Council meeting to discuss how the facility should... read more..

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