Monthly Archive

December 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 203 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Teagan Witko

Welcoming Newcomers to Winter in SK

There are many days during the winter that residents born and raised in Saskatchewan struggle to get through, with the blistering cold, icy roads, and snow covered earth. But what about the families w... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Riverside Mission Is Here to Help

In the midst of a recent cold snap, Riverside Mission in downtown Moose Jaw is prepared to help where they can. "We see mostly men coming through the door, who will stay outside during the hot months... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Top Stories of 2018 #1 - Story of the Year - DFFH

It was a story that took months to get out from behind closed doors and still, to this day, only those involved know exactly what happened. The story of the year in Moose Jaw was the Downtown Facilit... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Train Derails West of Moose Jaw

A train derailment west of Moose Jaw is going to take some time to clean up. CP Rail confirms that a freight train derailed near Ernfold just after 11 Sunday night and while a listener tells us that i... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Cold End and Start to the Year

A batch of extremely cold air has settled in and it's going to have an impact on New Year's Eve Celebrations. The southwest corner of the province, starting at Moose Jaw is not under the cold warning... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Top Stories of 2018 #3 - New SaskPower Plant Announced

#3 on our list of the top 10 2018 local stories goes to arguably the biggest economic announcement Moose Jaw has seen in years, the new SaskPower plant that will be built in the Friendly City's I read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

New Tools and Training to Fight Drug Impaired Driving

With one of the highest impaired driving rates in Canada, the battle against influenced drivers is top of mind. Recently, SGI made it clear that police officers have new tools in their fight against ... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Yellow Vests' Make Their Way to Moose Jaw

A group of Moose Jaw residents held their own Yellow Vests protests here in the Friendly City this Saturday. Armed with signs and the movements staple, a construction vests, they gathered in front of... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Be Cautious of Extreme Windchill Overnight

Be careful if you're heading out Sunday night or Monday morning. The forecast shows some extreme cold coming our way in the next 24 hours. With temperatures approaching a low of minus 30 Sunday nigh... read more..

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Bryce Johnson

Hunter Brothers Chosen as Team Canada's World Junior's Song

A prominent southwest Saskatchewan band has had one of their songs selected as the official song of this year's World Junior Hockey Championship in Victoria, B.C. The Hunter Brothers track "Born and ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

HealthLine 811 Official: "Help is Just a Call Away"

There's always someone who can help and is willing to listen.  The holidays can be such a roller coaster, going from extreme happiness with holiday cheer to potentially feeling financially stres... read more..

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Becki Schultz

Traffic Safety Spotlight for January: Drive Sober - Impaired is Impaired

'Drive Sober - Impaired is Impaired'. That's January's Traffic Safety Spotlight message. According to SGI, impaired driving is still the leading cause of death on Saskatchewan roads. In 2017, 39 % of read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Police Will No Longer Be Accepting Parking Ticket Payments

It's been in the works for quite some time now but the plans going forward as the Moose Jaw Police Service will no longer be accepting payments for parking tickets. Previously, you could resolve your... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Low Pressure System Creates Roller Coaster Weather

After a snowy and cold Christmas week in Moose Jaw and area, a few days of warmer weather looks to be on the way. Although there is still some snow in the forecast, a low-pressure ridge is moving in ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Top Stories of 2018 #6 - Councillor Forces By-Election

Taking a look back at 2018 for our top 10 stories of the year, we now reach number 6 - which saw Moose Jaw say goodbye to a prominent member of City Council. Our 6th biggest local story of the year; t... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

7 Unlocked Vehicles Entered, Police Warn Residents

It's a message we often hear, but not everyone is heeding the warning. Lock your vehicle. Thursday's Police Report from the Moose Jaw Police Service showed that several vehicles had been left unlocke... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Top Stories of 2018 #5 - High Street

With the numerous times it made its way into our articles High Street was bound to make our top list of local news stories this year. Here it is at #5. The trials and tribulations can be tr... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Former Gang Member Wants to Help Artists and Musicians

Originally from Regina, 34-year-old Lyrico Keller is a former gang-member-turned-entrepreneur who has been living in the Friendly City for seven years. Being bullied, living in foster care, having ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Top Stories of 2018 #7 - Labour Strikes

With some final Christmas gifts still trickling in during the last few days of the year, it's another reason why Labour Disputes made it as #7 in our list of the top stories of the year. Moose Jaw wa... read more..

Local News
Becki Schultz

Sask. Wildlife Federation Conservation Initiative Aimed at Teens

Aimed at teens aged 14 to 17, the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation Conservation Leadership Initiative takes off in the spring of 2019. The program is aimed at those who may be interested in environme... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Woman Survives Boxing Day Crash

We're getting some details from RCMP after what appeared to be a terrible crash on the TransCanada Highway near Pense on Boxing Day. Officers say an SUV pulled out from a grid road and right in front... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Top Stories of 2018 - #8 The Power Outage

It was a story that gripped most of southern Saskatchewan and had some people on the verge of an emergency situation. Thankfully, six hours after the lights went out on December 4th, 2018, power was r... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

SC Mayor Congratulates MJ on Power Plant

Their restaurants and hotels are full, workers are buying homes or renting apartments with sporting events booming. Swift Current is extending a neighbouring handshake following the announcement of a ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Cold Snap on the Way

After a very warm start to the month, a cold snap is on the way. We dropped into more seasonable weather right before Christmas hit the prairies and now forecasters say a batch of aortic air is comin... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

SGI Shows Why You Should Heed Their Advice, #DoNotRiskIt

November's Traffic Safety Spotlight's results are in, and SGI says a lot of people chose to ignore their advice. #DoNotRiskIt was SGI's message to any suspended or unregistered drivers, the focus of ... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

Top Stories of 2018 - #10 RuBarb and the Cultural Centre

We're counting down our top ten local news stories of 2018, and the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre and the turmoil they faced starts the list at #10. In order to follow this story we actually need to go b... read more..

Local News
Bryce Johnson

More Alternatives for Christmas Tree Disposal

Now that another Christmas has come and gone, many are left with the same annual problem, what to do with a Christmas tree. Common options include turning the tree into mulch, or simply taking it to ... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Alternate Waste & Recycling Schedule Over Holidays

Just before families tear open gifts and prepare feasts for their loved ones, the city of Moose Jaw is sending out a reminder.  They want residents to know that due to the holidays, the waste an... read more..

Local News
Hayley Hart

Officials Say Food Security An Issue in Saskatchewan

One in three children lives in poverty in Saskatchewan.  That statistic is coming from Melanie Warken, a public health nutritionist for the Moose Jaw area. She said food security is broken into ... read more..

Local News
Chris Rasmussen

Moose Jaw Presents Stick Bench to Humboldt

Even eight months after the crash, support still continues to pour in across the province after the bus crash on April 6th. On December 13th, the City of Humboldt and the Broncos organization were pr... read more..

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