Monthly Archive

December 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 195 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Dr. FH Wigmore Hospital Operating at Over-Capacity

The continued rise in COVID-19 cases is putting extra pressure on our healthcare facilities to the point that the Dr. F. H. Wigmore Hospital here in Moose Jaw is now operating at over-capacity. The s... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Major Illicit Marijuana, Illegal Cigarette Bust in Moose Jaw

$17,000 worth of illegal cigarettes, illicit marijuana, and firearms are off the street, after an arrest last week by the Moose Jaw Police Service. The Moose Jaw Police Service Patrol, Criminal Inves read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Local Country Musician Nominated for Sask Music Awards

The nominees for the 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards have been announced and there's a familiar name on the list. Lumsden-based musician Justin La Brash has been nominated for Best Country Artist alon... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

First People in Saskatchewan to get Vaccine: "I feel so good about this!"

It's being called the beginning of the end. Last night, a critical care nurse and doctor became the first people in Saskatchewan to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This kicks off the first pilot ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

City Looking at $11.12 Million Repair to Thunderbird Viaduct

After doing a number of assessments on the Thunderbird Viaduct (Fourth Avenue Bridge), the city is starting to get a clearer picture of what work needs to be done.  A report was given to city co... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Drop-In COVID Testing Site to Run in Moose Jaw Mondays and Thursdays

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is hosting Drop-in COVID-19 testing at the Golden Nugget Centre. The testing will take place Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am to 12:15 pm at 250 Thatcher Drive East. ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

2020 Twinkle Tour Giving Us Some Much-Needed Holiday Joy

While this Christmas will certainly be 'once-in-a-lifetime-unique', the Tourism Moose Jaw Twinkle Tour is hoping to bring residents a little much-needed holiday joy. The tour map is now available on ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

7 Deaths, 194 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Tuesday

58 cases are considered active in Moose Jaw and the surrounding area (Sub-Region South-Central 2) The government of Saskatchewan announced seven more people who had tested positive for COVID-19 have ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Donald's Fine Food Donated 200,000 Masks

Masks donated by Donald's Fine Foods are given to the Moose Jaw & District Food Bank. (Photo courtesy: City of Moose Jaw)The City of Moose Jaw and Donald's Fine Foods are reaching out to help smal... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

MJ & District EMS Welcome Comfort Canine to The Team

The Moose Jaw and District EMS have a new employee in the facility, Misty the support dog. Chief of the Moose Jaw and District EMS, Kyle Sereda. "We've been working with Derek Snow at No Dog Left Be... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Drive Through Nativity At Hillcrest Proves to be a Hit

Last weekend saw over 2,000 Moose Javians make their way to Hillcrest Apostolic Church's drive-thru nativity, over the course of three evenings. Hillcrest's Community Advocate Daycee Richardson ... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Seventh Ave. Bridge Repairs Down to Two Options

After mulling over several different ways to temporarily repair the bridge of Seventh Avenue Southwest, city council narrowed it down to two options on Monday night.  The first option would be f... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Province Announces A Number of Additional Public Health Orders

The government of Saskatchewan announced a number of new public health orders on Monday, in addition to those in effect as of November 27. All current and new guidelines will be reviewed on January 1... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Two Deaths, 269 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Monday

The seven-day average of daily new cases is 262, or 21.7 new cases per 100,000 residents. Two more residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Both were in the 80+ age group from Saska... read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Immunization of 1,950 Health Care Workers Begins Tuesday

Good news is on the way for Saskatchewan residents, as the first shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines have officially touched down in the province.  The first shipment is... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Gifting a Pet This Christmas? Here are Some Things to Consider

Thinking about getting a pet for someone you care about this Christmas? The Moose Jaw Humane Society is recommending that you don't, or at least not right away. Executive Director with the Humane So... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

Patients not Making Appointments is a Worrying Sign Says Local Doctor

A local physician is voicing his concerns regarding a worrying trend he is seeing among residents with chronic illnesses. With COVID transmission still at a high level here in Saskatchewan, it's unde... read more..

Local News
Daniel McElroy

MJMAG Showing Gratitude to Community with 12 Days of Giveaways

As a gesture of goodwill and gratitude, the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery is holding its first-ever 2 Days of Giveaways, to thank the community for its support this year. Each day on their so... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Three Deaths, 222 New COVID-19 Cases, 128 Recoveries Sunday

Three more residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died in Saskatchewan. Two were in the 80+ age group, and one was in their 70's. 222 new cases were also announced, with 57 of th new cas... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Anti-mask Protest Results In Tickets

The steps of the Legislature Building in Regina were the scene of a protest Saturday afternoon, as people came out against the public health measures put in place in Saskatchewan that are aimed at cur... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Province Beefing Up Legislation Against Scrap Metal Theft, Auto Theft

The provincial government introduced legislation last week aimed at helping police in cases of scrap metal theft and crimes associated with vehicle theft.   The first set of changes ar... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

School Divisions To Receive More Funding

Another $37.5 million in funding from the COVID contingency fund was approved for school divisions across the province Thursday. The money is intended for emergent, one-time expenses in schools aimed ... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

Sink Hole Opens at 12th Avenue and Hochelaga St W Intersection

A sink hole has opened up at the intersection of 12th Avenue Northwest and Hochelaga Street West. A truck had fallen through and was pulled out Saturday morning. The hole has been marked, and read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

11 Deaths, 713 Recoveries, 274 New COVID-19 Cases Announced Saturday

Eleven residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died, marking the largest one day increase in the number of COVID-19 deaths in the province since the start of the pandemic. 274 new cases w... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Holiday Train Virtual Concert Tonight

Since 1999, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has raised more than $17.8 million and 4.8 million pounds of food for North American food banks. Everything raised in a community stays in that community... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Feds Announce Plans To Increase Carbon Tax

The federal government outlined its plan to meet climate change commitments Friday, and it includes steady increases in the controversial federal carbon tax that is being challenged by the Saskatchewa... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Crime Watch Advisory Network Grows

It has been in use, to great success across Saskatchewan since March of 2019, when it was first launched as a pilot project. Now, the Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network is getting bigger with t... read more..

Local News
Steven Wilson

Community Rink Grants Return

The Government of Saskatchewan announced the return of the Community Rink Affordability Grant this past week. The program is aimed at helping municipalities cover the costs of operation of their indoo... read more..

Local News
Blaise Wozniak

City to Receive $10,000 from Canadian Tire's Jumpstart Relief Fund

The City of Moose Jaw has received $10,000 from Canadian Tire's Jumpstart Relief Fund. It was announced in September that Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities would provide $8 million dollars in sport read more..

Local News
Shawn Slaght

Changes to City Garbage Pickup Thrown Out

“Don’t mess with people’s garbage.”  Coun. Heather Eby said she learned many things from former councillor Brian Swanson, but that was the number one lesson.  Duri... read more..

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