Monthly Archive

July 2019

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Local News
Daniel McElroy

Tragedy in Assiniboia Once Again Reminds of the Dangers of Fentanyl

The Assiniboia RCMP have declared that the sudden death of an Assiniboia man was due to Fentanyl-laced illicit drugs. The statement comes after the conclusion of an investigation into the man's death... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Fire on Grandview Quickly Suppressed

The Moose Jaw Fire Department responded to a house fire this afternoon from the 900 block of Grandview St. The call came in at 4:59 and a fire crew was quickly dispatched to the scene. Firemen arrive... read more..

Local News
Theresa Simon-Worobec

No Change to SaskPower Project After Minister Meeting

A spokesperson for SaskPower says it could be months before an update on the proposed new power plant project is available. The project is, for now, at a standstill due to concerns over federal carbo... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

Traffic Challenges During Busy Night In Queen City

The Saskatchewan Roughriders will be hosting the Hamilton Tiger-Cat at Mosaic Stadium on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The Rider game occurs at the same time and in close proximity to the Quee... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

Eyebrow's Fire Hall - One Year Strong

The fire department in Eyebrow built a new hall last year, and that was just the beginning.Since then, they've updated nearly every aspect of their gear, from suits, to boots, and even vehicles.They r... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Stallions, Streaming, and "Snickle-Dogs" at the Queen City Ex

Many people from Moose Jaw will be taking in The Queen City Ex this year in Regina. Sabeen Ahmad, the brand storyteller for the Regina Exhibition, talks about one of the new things this year - the ro... read more..

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Theresa Simon-Worobec

Highway 2 Passing Lanes Officially Open, Update on 202

The passing lanes on Highway 2 north of Moose Jaw were fully open to traffic, Tuesday.  Steve Shaheen, the Senior Communications Consultant for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastr... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Moe Making a Stop in MJ

The Premier of Saskatchewan, Scott Moe will be visiting the city of Moose Jaw on Thursday morning. A press conference has been announced and will take place at Moose Jaw's Gibson Energy terminal. Th... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Access to Library Affected by Construction

The Moose Jaw Public Library was closed to the public on Monday afternoon due to water issues but has since re-opened. For those who are planning to make their way down to the Museum and Gallery... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Watch for Wild Parsnips: What You Need to Know

It is a plant which is not only an invasive species but also a danger to those who come into contact with it. Wild parsnip has been spotted in areas across the province. The noxious weed, which has b... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For MJ and Area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the city of Moose Jaw and surrounding RMs. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable ... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

How Hot is "Too Hot"

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is reminding the province's residents to protect themselves from the sun this summer. While the weather might be perfect for getting out and enjoying the outdoors, ul... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

Outdoor Pool Back in Business

Following a brief closure, the local "watering hole" in Cresent Park has re-opened.  Monday afternoon, the City of Moose Jaw Parks and Rec Department were forced to announce a short shutdown of ... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

Violent Crimes Have Increased Across Province

In July, stats Canada released their annual numbers for 2018 crime in Canada, and province-wide the numbers have steadily increased.Moose Jaw's police service track these numbers year-round and adjust... read more..

Local News
Theresa Simon-Worobec

Bernier Introduces Moose Jaw PPC Candidate

Maxime Bernier, People's Party of Canada leader and Member of Parliament for Beauce, Quebec, made a stop in the Notorious City this morning to introduce local PPC candidate for Moose Jaw - Lake Centre... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

Hillcrest Golf Course Extends RFP

Long time members and those involved in the fundraising over the past several years are looking forward to the changes.The Hillcrest Golf Club in Moose Jaw has extended a request for proposals to the ... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

Gateway Festival Enjoyed by Artists and Attendees Alike

Taking over the town of Bengough last weekend, the 15th annual Gateway Festival is in the books and being hailed a success. Executive Director Michael Dawson said the success of the festival is thank... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

Health Officer Confident in Procedures for Prevention of Latest Superbug

A partially drug-resistant fungal infection that has popped up in Canadians hospitals and elsewhere had caused doctors and scientists trying to find answers on how to stop its spread.  The infec... read more..

Local News
Stephen Brown

Sask Wage Growth Highest in Canada

New figures released by the Federal Government show Saskatchewan with the highest wage growth in recent months among all of the provinces. Rob Clark, the CEO of the Moose Jaw Chamber of Commerce, expl... read more..

Local News
Stephen Brown

Outdoor Pool Temporarily Closed

Residents will need to find a splash park or a sprinkler to stay cool early in the week.  To close out the month of July, The Phyllis Dewar Outdoor Pool, also known as the "natatorium", is tempo... read more..

Local News
Stephen Brown

Warning of Suspicious Driveway Repair Services

Door to door driveway repair scams are making their way through Saskatchewan. The provincial financial and consumer affairs authority are warning residents that some salespeople may not be licenced o... read more..

Local News
Theresa Simon-Worobec

Phase 3 Well Underway

Phase 3 of the water main replacement project in Moose Jaw is underway in the Notorious City and Mayor Fraser Tolmie says he's pleased with the results so far. "It's exciting, it really is because we... read more..

Local News
Theresa Simon-Worobec

Downtown Association Bringing New Vision to Moose Jaw

Mayor Fraser Tolmie says he's happy to see the Moose Jaw Downtown Association bringing an updated vision to the Notorious City's downtown core. "I really am impressed with administration actually pic... read more..

Local News
Dan Mason

8th Annual Brickspo Builds On Tradition

The 8th annual Brickspo event took place over the weekend at the Western Development Museum, and many people came out to see the unique creations.Held every year on the last weekend of July, it brings... read more..

Local News
Stephen Brown

New Initiative for the Mental Health of First Responders

Workplace Stress Injuries in First Responders are an often-overlooked field in mental health. A new initiative has been started by Worksafe Saskatchewan and the First Responders Mental Health Committe... read more..

Local News
Stephen Brown

Goat Breeder's Trade Show Udderly Entertaining

With over 500,000 kg of meat imported this year alone, the goat world is a booming industry. Today is the last day of The Saskatchewan Goat Breeder's Association Trade show being held at the Golden M... read more..

Local News
Stephen Brown

UPDATED: Wind Warning Ended for Moose Jaw and Regina

A wind warning was issued by Environment Canada for the Cities of Moose Jaw and Regina, as well as their surrounding areas. Strong and damaging winds coming from the Northwest were expected to develop... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Wheelchair Warren Heading To Mexico

A man from Saskatchewan is going on a journey to Mexico...on his wheelchair. Born in Regina, Warren Schlosser is 60 years old and has been in a wheelchair for the last 10 years. Schlosser started th... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

New Inpatient Addiction Beds Heading to Southern Sask.

Six new inpatient addiction beds for youth will be opening up in southern Saskatchewan.  The Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Authority are still working to determine where in sout... read more..

Local News
Theresa Simon-Worobec

Power Plant Plans To Continue: Says Tolmie

Mayor Fraser Tolmie says if he has his way, the new Sask Power Station project will go ahead as planned in Moose Jaw. Although changes to Canadian federal carbon tax regulations were proposed aft... read more..

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