Monthly Archive

August 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 226 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Will Not Mandate Masks

In a special city council meeting on Monday evening, council voted not to make masks mandatory for city facilities and transit buses. Council did pass a motion that it recommends residents use a... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

RCMP Release Details Regarding Fatal Highway 1 Accident

Moose Jaw RCMP have released more information regarding the fatal crash on Highway 1 east of Moose Jaw which shut down an extensive stretch of the road Saturday. According to an RCMP representative, ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Nominations Open For Provincial Honours

The Saskatchewan Order of Merit is the highest honour given out in the province. (File Photo)Nominations are now open for a pair of high honours in the province of Saskatchewan. Names are being taken... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Saskatchewan Down to 34 Active COVID-19 Cases

The government of Saskatchewan announced 4 new cases of COVID-19 in the province today, with one in Saskatoon, one in the east-central region, one in the southwest, and one in the south-central zone. ... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Crisp Overnight Temps Setting in Over Southern Saskatchewan

There are still a few weeks left of summer calendar-wise but the temperatures in southern Saskatchewan are about to switch to fall-like conditions in a hurry. This week, Environment Canada is ex... read more..

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Blaise Wozniak

Moose Jaw Raised Doctor Talks Upcoming Radiothon

The 800 CHAB Radiothon is approaching fast, hoping to raise $195,000 for the Moose Jaw Health Foundation. The radiothon lasts 36 hours and will be done live at centre court at the Town 'N Country Mall... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

SaskPower Introduces Assistance Program to Lower Energy Bills

With the chilly weather of fall just a few weeks away, furnaces across the province will soon be rumbling to life, adding to your monthly ultimate bill. This can be a huge burden for low-income famil... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

"Leading the Rise:" Saskatchewan Polytechnic Facing the Future Head-On

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has released a brand new 5-year strategic plan which intends to prepare students for the ever-changing modern world. Titled "Leading the Rise," the new plan seeks to further ... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Barley Field Catches Fire in Craik

Our part of the world hasn't seen any substantial rain for quite some time now, which is perfect for farmers who want their crops to dry out. But it's also perfect for something much more devastating.... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

No New Cases and No Additional Deaths

Today, the SHA is reporting zero new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan after 1,281 tests were performed on Saturday. With one more reovery, the active case count has been brought down to 42. A total ... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Crescent Park Getting a Tasty Upgrade

Combining aesthetics and functionality is not always easy to do, but it's something that the City's Parks and Recreation Department is exploring this summer. If you've been spending some time in... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

August 29 Collision Results in Extensive Detour

As of 7:30 August 30, the RCMP still has yet to release an update on the collision which caused the closure of the Trans-Canada's eastbound lanes yesterday. At around 4:30 yesterday afternoon, Police... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

UPDATED: Collision East of City Closes #1

At approximately 4:30 pm on Aug 29, Police responded to a serious vehicle collision 10 km east of Moose Jaw. Consequently, the #1 Highway was closed to traffic And a detour was in place but caus... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

4 New Cases of COVID-19 in the Province

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan reported four new COVID-19 cases in the province, bringing the total to 1,616. Two of the new cases are in the South West while the remaining two are in Saskatoo... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Last Chance for Discounted Microchipping

Time is running out for you to book a microchipping appointment with the Moose Jaw Human Society for a discounted price. All throughout August, they have been offering microchipping for just $20, dow... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

SHA Urging Public to Reassess their 'Bubble'

During a press conference on Friday, Chief Medical Health Officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, urged the public to consider reconsidering their social bubble with the start of the school year just around the co... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Harvest Continuing at Strong Pace

Producers in Saskatchewan were able to take advantage of the warm, dry weather to push the 2020 harvest ahead last week. The latest crop report from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture has 15 per... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Fire Department To Get Upgrade For Call-Back Software

Fire chief Rod Montgomery address city council. (Photo by Shawn Slaght)The Moose Jaw Fire Department will be getting an upgrade to its software to call back firefighters in emergency situations. The ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Two New Cases Of COVID-19 Reported

The provincial government is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 1,611 cases. The new cases are located in the Far North West (1) and Saskatoon (1) zones. ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Elm Tree Pruning Ban Ends Sept. 1

Privately-owned elm trees will be able to be pruned starting on Tuesday. The provincial elm tree pruning ban to help stop the spread of dutch elm disease will be lifted. The city is reminding reside... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Special Council Meeting To Discuss Mandatory Masks

Moose Jaw City Council has called a special meeting scheduled for Monday at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the usage of masks in city facilities and transit. Many cities have moved to make masks mandatory in p... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Divisions Outline School Supply Guidelines

If you are thinking of going out to buy school supplies this weekend, here are the guidelines from each school division. Students in the Prairie South School Division can have a filled water bottle, ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Tourism Moose Jaw Holding On Despite Pandemic

The tourism industry worldwide has been struggling since March with little to no international travel allowed, and tourism Moose Jaw isn't immune to it either. Executive Director, Jacki L'Heureux Mas... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Raising Money for Lifesaving Equipment When It's Needed Most

Raising money for lifesaving equipment at a time when its needed most, the 14th annual 800 CHAB Family First Radiothon is just under two weeks away. Setting up at the Town N' Country Mall September 1... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Uncovering what was Hidden: New Métis Exhibit at WDM

Here until Dec. 6, "Hiding in Plain Sight" is a new exhibit at the Western Development Museum that explores the historical portrayal of the Métis Nation. It contains photographs and documents from Ca... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Town And Country Drive Closed Starting Monday

Town and Country drive from Main Street North to Civic Centre Drive will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Monday. Contractor KMS Construction Ltd. will be replacing a feeder main as part of phase 4 of... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

New Bylaw Clarifies Roles Between Police Board And City Council

A new bylaw was introduced at city council on Monday night to clarify the roles between the Moose Jaw Board of Police Commissioners and Moose Jaw City Council. The idea behind the new bylaw was to cl... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Death in Ahtahkakoop Holding Cell Investigated by MJPS

The Moose Jaw Police Service will be conducting an investigation into what led to a death in a holding cell at the Ahtahkakoop RCMP Detachment. A 24-year-old male was taken into custody on Wednesday ... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Not Even COVID Can Stop Moose Jaw's Toy Run

Moose Javians have always looked out for each other and this year has proved that more than ever. The annual Moose Jaw Toy Run is a prime example of the way our community gives back. This is the 32nd... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Sask. first-quarter budget update projects deficit of $2.1B in 2020-21

The provincial government released the 2020-2021 fiscal year first quarter budget update Thursday morning, along with a medium-term outlook.   The deficit in the update was slightly sm... read more..

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