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The women’s volleyball team, ranked second in Canada, posted a pair of 3-0 wins over Lethbridge College while the basketball squad, the sixth-ranked team in the CCAA, travelled to Calgary where they took a 75-58 win over SAIT before battling to an 84-77 victory over St. Mary University.
Citing a rise in methamphetamine use and decreasing provincial funding, the Moose Jaw Police Service is asking for the City to hire a new officer for the force in 2020. The Board of Police Commissioners have submitted their 2020 budget estimate to City Council and while there are several moderate... Read more
Sirens emanated regularly at fire halls throughout Moose Jaw from July to September, as the fire department responded to more incidents during this third quarter than last year’s Q3. Firefighters from the Moose Jaw and District Fire Department responded to 270 incidents during those three months,... Read more
A majority of the recreation complexes were busy with activity from July to September, which was best highlighted by the number of memberships taken out and the attendance at each centre. Both pools were active during the third quarter of this year, with 32,653 people using the Kinsmen Sportsplex... Read more
The Warriors announced that they had acquired 18-year-old Garrett Wright from the Regina Pats in exchange for 19-year-old Carson Denomie on Monday afternoon in a trade of forwards between the two rivals.
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People associated with the Moose Jaw Lacrosse Association could have quite a few walks up to the podium at the Sask Lacrosse Association Awards banquet Saturday night in Saskatoon. Several current and former members and coaches with the association are in the running for awards. Those nominees... Read more
It would have been difficult for the Vanier Spirits to have played more stress-filled volleyball over the weekend at provincials. It also would have been difficult for them to perform better, as the Spirits won all seven games they played in claiming the girls provincial 4A crown at Fort Qu’... Read more
Members of CUPE Local 5512 have voted with a 71 percent majority to ratify a new collective agreement with the Prairie South School Division. The union tells us they were able to achieve a number of improvements including changes to wages equalling 5.5% over the term of the agreement, a $700... Read more
The Moose Jaw Warriors have sent 19-year-old forward Carson Denomie to play for his hometown Regina Pats, and have acquired 18-year-old forward Garrett Wright in return. Wright has seven assists in 17 games this season. Denomie got a lot of ice time on the top lines in the absence of... Read more
Is this your picture?? You have until 2:15 to call us at 306-694-0800 to get your invitation to our Bon Voyage Party this November where one person will WIN a $5000 travel voucher from Vision Travel! Join Discover Moose Jaw for “... Read more
The number of municipal employees injured so far this year is down by nearly half compared to the same time in 2018, according to a third-quarter report from city hall. From Jan. 1 to Sept. 30, 56 employees were injured on the job, compared to 98 employees during the same period in 2018. There were…
The number of water main breaks increased in the third quarter of this year compared to 2018, while the overall number of breaks is also up compared to last year. There were 35 water main breaks from July 1 to Sept. 30, compared to 21 during the same time last year, according to a third-quarter…
Want an exciting job where you get to show off everything Saskatchewan has to follow? Are you social media savvy? You might want to consider applying to become the next Saskatchewanderer. Zane Buchanan was the 2019 Saskatchewanderer. He is a native Saskatchewanian who was living in Toronto when he... Read more
The Cornerstone girls elementary school A team won their first city girls Prairie South volleyball title in the school's history with a five set win over Palliser Heights. Sunningdale claimed the boys title this year with a win over Cornerstone. Both matches took place at... Read more
The 28th annual Festival of Trees was held over the weekend, this year at a new venue. Setting up at the Mosaic Place Moose Jaw Ford Curling Centre, Saturday evening included a dinner made by Top Chef Canada winner Dale McKay, Emcee Mayor Fraser Tolmie, and live entertainment. The weekend was... Read more
Motorists travelling west on Highway 1 may notice a slight delay just west of Mortlach. A semi-trailer caught fire, which has closed one lane going westbound. Sgt Tim Schwartz with the RCMP. "Caronport volunteer firefighters are on scene trying to reduce the fire. It has got into the walls of the... Read more
Tonight at City Council, the Moose Jaw Board of Police Commissioners will present the 2020 Operating Budget for the Service and board of Commissioners. The request from the board estimates a net operating budget of just over $10 million dollars, which reflects an increase of 3.26%. The Board of... Read more
Specifically, the Vanier Spirits and Peacock Toilers. Once things had shaken out, only one other team not from the Moose Jaw high school league was in the medals, with the Spirits claiming gold and the Toilers bronze.
The Moose Jaw Warriors found themselves off to a good start against the Saskatoon Blades on Sunday afternoon, but in the end it was only the solid play of goaltender Adam Evanoff that kept things close once all was said and done.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders offence stalled in the red zone too many times as they lost the CFL West final 20-13 to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Mosaic Stadium last night. Quarterback Cody Fajardo threw for 366 yards, but the team had no touchdowns at all on offence, defence or special teams.... Read more
Adam Evanoff did everything he could to keep the Moose Jaw Warriors close but unfortunately, they were not able to generate offence and fell 4-0 to the Saskatoon Blades Sunday at SaskTel Centre. The first period saw plenty of battles along the wall in all three zones as both teams tried to... Read more
A group of Moose Jaw nurses boarded a plane to Guatemala earlier this fall, to join a team of medical professionals for a week of open health clinics in the city of Patzun. The five nurses spent a week in the city, helping operate a free clinic and surgical operation to provide women with access…
Their most recent contest was not one of those. The Warriors surrendered six unanswered goals through the second and third period on their way to a 7-3 loss to the Swift Current Broncos on Saturday night in Swift Current.
A unique program that began at the Saskatoon Western Development Museum’s famous Boomtown exhibit has made its way south to Moose Jaw, offering a historical look at the Christmas season. Karla Rasmussen, programs coordinator at the WDM in Moose Jaw, brought the “A Christmas Long Ago” program to... Read more
It's the second time youth members from the local Air Cadet Squadron have paid a visit to a retirement home to share and hear stories, make new friends, and have a few giggles. Athena Cutts is the Lieutenant Training Officer for the #40 Snowbird Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron. She said... Read more
Every holiday season, the local Kinsmen Club in Moose Jaw organizes a program that offers everyone a safe ride home from Christmas parties and events around the city. This year the Kinsmen are teaming up with the local Kinette Club to offer the service once again, with the goal of helping people... Read more
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In my office, this has been a week about talking about the weather. Not necessarily the daily weather but the fact that the winter’s weather has come rather early this year. Except for a few, the general consensus was a rather negative one in that most are not looking forward to winter.
Submitted by Elise Howe, Club Reporter The Moose Jaw 4-H Beef Club started their 4-H year off with a bottle drive to support the club, as well as the Claybank Brick Plant on October 26th. Club members picked up and sorted bottles for the Brick Plant and will donate a portion of their bottle money…
The Moose Jaw Humane Society is, at what they call... Cat-pacity. With the temperature dropping, and the cooler months are upon us, more cats are looking for a warm place to hide, therefore the local shelter seeing a large influx of residents bringing in stray cats.The Moose Jaw Humane Society... Read more
Colder weather leads to benefits for the trucking industry as harder surfaces allow heavier loads to be shipped. “As a land-locked province, the trucking industry plays a major role in getting our exports to the market,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit said. “Winter... Read more