Today file – Aug. 16, 2014

Moose Jaw Times Herald - Editorial Staff
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A year ago in the Times-Herald, seniors' birthdays, job listings and emergency calls from the last 24 hours.


A year ago in the Times-Herald

If a civilization’s libraries are an indicator of its health, self-awareness and concern for the future, as Carl Sagan once suggested, Moose Jaw must be doing fairly well. At 100, the Moose Jaw Public Library is still drawing crowds, including modern literary luminary Robert Currie, the former poet laureate of Saskatchewan. – Aug. 16, 2013


Seniors’ birthdays

Alma May Ogden of Providence Place turns 91 years old.

Mary Gunn of Pioneer Lodge turns 91 years old.


Job listings

Here is a sample of jobs listed on Saskjobs through the Moose Jaw Career and Employment Service:

5381718 – lifeguard

5381805 – service technician

5381748 – room attendant

More information can be found at or by calling 1-877-727-5306.


Fire calls

The Moose Jaw Fire Department responded to two calls for service between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday. The responses were to an activated fire alarm on the 1400 block of Grandview Street West and an overheated appliance on the 1300 block of Ninth Avenue Northwest.


Police calls

The Moose Jaw Police Service responded to 59 calls for service between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday, including nine 911 calls, four disputes, four noise complaints that resulted in one noise violation ticket being issued, three breached court orders, several intoxicated individuals and a hit and run on the 100 block of Fairford Street East.

Police also responded to three mischief complaints. First, several vehicles on the 100 block of Fairford Street East were found to have vehicle windows smashed. Second, children were throwing rocks at a neighbour’s vehicle, causing damage. Both of those incidents are still under investigation.

An adult male that caused damage in a family member’s home on the 600 block of Fairford Street East was the third mischief complaint.

A male was found in possession of marijuana on the 300 block of River Park Drive. He was charged and issued a ticket for minor possession of alcohol.

Police charged an adult male and female with possession of stolen property on Ninth Avenue Northwest at Athabasca Street, and are still investigating the theft of an air conditioner on the 600 block of Athabasca Street East.

Still under investigation is a runaway teenager from a gas station on the 1600 block of Main Street North and fraud from an online dating website on the 1200 block of Iroquis Drive.

At 4a.m., a four-year-old was found missing from the family home. About 20 minutes later police found the child a block from the home. The child was unharmed.

Organizations: Moose Jaw Public Library, Moose Jaw Career and Employment Service, Moose Jaw Fire Department Moose Jaw Police Service

Geographic location: Fairford Street East, Moose Jaw, Ninth Avenue Northwest. Saskatchewan Providence Place Athabasca Street River Park Drive

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