Moose Jaw News
There was disappointment in local hockey circles when Thereon Fleury was once again snubbed by the 18 members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Listed prior to the nomination process as a possible winner this year, there was hope that 2020 would be his year, that he would be one of the retired hockey... Read more
The provincial government announced Friday that visitation guidelines at acute and long-term care, personal care and group home settings would be partially relaxed beginning July 7. While that doesn’t mean doors will be thrown wide open, it does mean only being able to see your grandparents or... Read more
As the popularity of jelly salads waned on the potluck tables, the Jell-O company decided to attempt to increase sales in 1969 with the slogan, “Jell-O could fill any void.” The company came up with the idea of poking holes in a baked cake, then adding the prepared flavoured Jell-O into the holes,... Read more
After Friday's storms knocked out power to parts of southern Saskatchewan, storms are again possible Saturday. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Moose Jaw and surrounding areas. Environment Canada said that conditions are favourable for the development of storms that can produce... Read more
Saturday there will be a mix of sun and cloud. There is a 60 per cent chance of showers this afternoon with the risk of a thundestorm. The wind will come from the south at 20 km/h. Today's high will be 28 C, but will feel like 31. The UV index will be 9, or…
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With the province announcing that indoor rinks and pools can reopen, the City of Moose Jaw is currently looking at its operations. Generally speaking, the announcement will have little effect on the Kinsmen arena and the Pla-Mor Palace. Most sports are now taking place outside and indoor sports... Read more
Professional qualifications, the economy, and how much citizens are taxed are some factors that should determine how much money members of city council should receive, survey results show. Council appointed a three-member panel in 2019 to officially determine how much the mayor and council should... Read more
One of these things is not like the other, but all will be common at Optimist Park beginning next week when Moose Jaw and District Minor Girls Fastball kicks off their new season. Members of three Moose Jaw Ice select teams were out practicing on Thursday night at the local complex, gearing up for... Read more
Well, virtually. And courtesy the Playstation 4 game MLB: The Show 20. Access7 has put together a special six team tournament featuring each of the Saskatchewan teams in the Western Canadian Baseball League, with two games being broadcast a week through the tournament finale.
Environment Canada has issued a tornado warning for South Central Saskatchewan. Extra care and attention should be exercised in and around the following localities: Moose Jaw, Assiniboia, Pasqua, BushellPark, Pense, Belle Plaine, Stony Beach, Rouleau, Hearne, Briercrest, SpringValley, Cardross,... Read more
An employee with the City of Moose Jaw sustained minor injuries following a lawnmower accident Friday morning. The employee was operating an 11-foot ditch mower at about 10 a.m. on Buzzy's Hill between Seventh Avenue Southeast and Valleyview Drive when the mower rolled. The employee was... Read more
Time has now run out for you to purchase your tickets for The Moose Jaw Humane Society's annual 4Paws lottery. On Friday morning, there were only 23 tickets left and by noon they had already been snatched up. This is the first time that the 4Paws lottery has completely sold out. The first of four... Read more
The project that has long been talked about, but rarely backed by political will and political capital, has finally taken the first steps to becoming reality. Earlier this week, the provincial government announced it was taking the first steps in a project that will more than double irrigable land... Read more
Today is the final sitting in the Saskatchewan Legislature before the October election, and the final sitting for Moose Jaw North MLA Warren Michelson. Michelson was first elected in 2007 and said today's sitting will be bittersweet. He goes on to say there are some special things planned for... Read more
As of Friday, July 3, there are 796 total cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. This includes one new case in the Far North Region. Of the 795 reported COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, 71 are considered active. A total of 711 people have recovered. Four people are in hospital. One person is receiving... Read more
The amount of money the municipality pays its elected officials should attract a wide range of skilled people who have the background and leadership skills to move the city forward, a report suggests.
Among that list is Moose Jaw North MLA Warren Michelson, who announced back in January of 2019 that he intended to step down from the position he held for the last 13 years. “Politics is a partisan calling, but on both sides of the assembly there are people of good will who are motivated by…
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the point that the government of Saskatchewan decided to close down much of the province, St. Joseph’s Parish has made it a priority to ring their bells every day at noon.
Starting Sunday and Monday, Main Street in Moose Jaw is going to be blocked off in two different areas. Starting Sunday, Thatcher Drive to Town And Country Drive on Main Street North will be blocked off as CN Rail works to repair the crossing. The work is expected to close one of the busiest... Read more
With the Summer season in full swing and many people now spending more time outside, nature lovers must be aware of ticks and how to prevent an encounter. Ticks are an external parasite that comes in a variety of species including some of which that serve as vectors for bacterial infections such... Read more
Despite starting two months later than expected, the Moose Jaw Minor Girls Softball league is scheduled to begin this coming Monday, July 6th. Craig Hemingway, President of the league's board says, that the registration is somewhat lower than usual. "Our numbers are down from a typical season due... Read more
Heading out for an evening of live music is something we all look forward to during the summer, but lately, there's been no opportunity for that. That is, however, until now. Taking a new spin on a classic past-time, Justin LaBrash and his band have been performing drive-in concerts throughout... Read more
Phase 4.2 of the province's re-opening plan goes into effect on Monday, meaning that theatres and performance venues can now begin to host live events again. However, this is easier said than done. Derik Cronan, the general manager of the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre says that because they have to... Read more
Friday will be sunny. Today's high will be 28 C but will feel like 30. The UV index will be 9, or very high. This evening will be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of showers. The low will be 12. The average high for today is 25.6 C and the average low is 11.9.…
With Phase 4 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan now hitting full stride, local sports organizations are rapidly gearing up for the coming campaigns. The Moose Jaw Soccer Association is one of the latest to announce plans to return to the field, with registration officially opening on Thursday and... Read more
The following is a running list of groups, businesses, and organizations that have been closed or cancelled upcoming events due to concerns about COVID-19. Moose Jaw Today.com staff will be updating this list as needed.