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March 2020

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Local News
Shawn Slaght

Prairie South School Division Staff Member Tests Negative For COVID-19

A COVID-19 test result came back negative for a staff member in the Prairie South School Division. The staff member who was tested asked the results be made known, as there are parents who might... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Prepare, Don't Hoard and Panic Buy

Having these supplies on hand will ensure you do not need to leave your home at the peak of the outbreak or if you become ill. With Saskatchewan recording multiple presumptive positive cases of the CO... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Assiniboia Closing Town Office, Handi-Van Service Until Further Notice

The Town of Assiniboia is closing some of its services with the goal of limiting potential transmission of COVID 19. The town office is closed immediately to the public until further notice, and the ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Mayor Tolmie Comments on Facility Closures

 With more and more programs being canceled, facilities being closed and schools being shut down, Mayor Fraser Tolmie says its time for the community to come together to protect one another. He read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Canceling Classes and Programs For the Week

The four Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses, including the one in Moose Jaw, are canceling all classes and programming for the remainder of the week. The programs will be shifting to online or through... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Local Tracey Moody Just One of Many Trying to Return Home

Tracey MoodyIt's a stressful time for many, not just at home, but for those stuck around the world who are vacationing, working, or touring in different countries. That's what Moose Jaw's Tracey Mood... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Chamber of Commerce Postpones Events

The Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce has postponed several of their events in the near future. They said in a release they are following the advice of health experts who are advising agains... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Seventh presumptive case of COVID-19 Found In Saskatchewan

The seventh presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan has been announced by the provincial health authority. Public health officials are following up with an individual in their 60s who r... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Facilities Closed Due to COVID-19

The City of Moose Jaw announced that community and recreation facilities will be closed starting tomorrow until further notice due to concerns over COVID-19. The affected facilities include the follo... read more..

Local News
Teagan Witko

COVID19- Canada Closes Borders To Most Non-Citizens

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is closing its borders to most people who aren't Canadians or permanent residents to slow the spread of COVID-19. Trudeau says the government is taking `incr... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Local Reflects On Church

Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, many community-based organizations and activities are seeing halved attendance, as well as the closure of many public gathering places. Daniel McElroy is a local who atten... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Province Releases COVID-19 Online Self-Assessment Test

A self-assessment has been provided by the Government of Saskatchewan in regards to COVID-19. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. You can comp... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Saskatchewan Schools to Shut Down March 20th

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that all pre K-12 schools in Saskatchewan will be suspended indefinitely, effective March 20th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement came via a n... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Gun Amnesty Program Postponed

The province-wide Gun Amnesty program has been postponed until a later dateThe Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police's Gun Amnesty program has been postponed until a later date. The program wa... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Chief Medical Health Officer Says Closing Schools Is Still Unwarranted

On Sunday, the Alberta Government announced that all kindergarten to grade 12 classes would be canceled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. At a conference on Sunday, Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib... read more..

Local News
Kirsten Hunter

Local Artist Loses Big Opportunity Due To The Cancellation of Juno Awards

A local artist originally from Mortlach and pursued more into Moose Jaw was to make an appearance and perform at the 2020 Juno Awards, however, now that it has been canceled she is losing out on a big... read more..

Local News
Kirsten Hunter

Winter Conditions Present Throughout the Province

The snow that started Saturday carried on overnight and early Sunday morning, leaving drivers planning to travel with some precautions. The Highway Hotline lists 'seasonal driving' for most of the ro... read more..

Local News
Corey Atkinson

Four New Cases of COVID-19 Discovered in Province

Four new presumptive cases of the COVID-19 pandemic have been identified by Saskatchewan Health, bringing the total number in the province to six. All new cases are related to recent travel. One res... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

"The support is unreal, I don't even know what to say", Local Family Needs Your Help

Scott and Cathy Bradford have gone through a lot in recent years and now fundraisers are taking place to help them out. Their youngest daughter Maren was diagnosed with Leigh's Disease in which there... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Motorcycle Swap Meet Cancelled

COVID-19 has put a halt to another event in Moose Jaw. The Moose Jaw Cycle Association's 42nd annual Motorcycle Swap Meet has been cancelled at the last minute. The meet was scheduled to take place&... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Government of Saskatchewan Increase Measures to Fight COVID-19

The Government of Saskatchewan has ramped up restrictions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic on the heals of a second case in the province. Premier Scott Moe announced that effective March 16... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Second Case of COVID-19 Found In Saskatchewan

A second presumptive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the province. The province says the resident is in their 60s and had traveled from Oregon state in the United States. The test was done in... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Family First Radiothon Goal Set at $195,000

The date is set, the goal is set and now it’s the public’s turn to do their part for the 14th Annual 800 CHAB-Moose Jaw Health Foundation Family First Radiothon. The Family First Radiothon is coming ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Kamloops Woman Looking For Family History In Moose Jaw

Dawn CarlsonDawn Carlson is looking for information on her grandfather, Lew Spanks, in order to write a book. Carlson posted on the Moose Jaw Dayz Facebook page looking for information and photos fro... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

School Divisions Comment On The COVID-19 Situation

The Prairie South School Division sent out a news release this morning regarding staff testing at local schools. Director of Education Tony Baldwin sent this release. "Prairie South Schools Takes Pr... read more..

Local News
Zack Drake

Two Local Schools Sent Letter Regarding COVID-19 Staff Testing

Two local schools have had a staff member tested for COVID-19 after those individuals began to show symptoms. In two separate letters from the Director of Education for the Prairie South School Divis... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant to Apply For $220 Million In Funding

Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant will be applying for $220 million in provincial and federal funding for its plant renewal project. Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant general manager Ryan Johnson... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Facilities To Remain Open As Officials Monitor COVID-19 Situation

The City of Moose Jaw is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, but announced it will keep city facilities open for now. These facilities include City Hall, Yara Centre and Kinsmen Sportsplex. “... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

The Juno Awards Scheduled for This Weekend Have Been Cancelled

With the announcement this morning of Saskatchewan's first presumptive case of COVID-19, The Juno Awards, scheduled for this weekend in Saskatoon, have been cancelled. Shaunavon's Hunter Brothers wer... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Concerts Still Going Ahead At Mosaic Place

The upcoming days are going to be a busy one for Mosaic Place with two major concerts. Brad Paisley is expected to take the stage tonight and Gord Bamford #Rednek Music Festival is scheduled for Frid... read more..

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