Outdoor Pool Schedule and Sportsplex Maintenance Details

Click here for information.

The City of Moose Jaw's Parks and Rec department remounted a historic sign on 4th avenue bridge on Monday.

The Thunderbird Viaduct as we know it now was originally named the "Fourth Avenue Viaduct".  The historic sign with that name was remounted on the green fence near the the bridges northwest corner.  The sign was part of the original project when the bridge was opened in 1929.  The sign fell off a number of years ago, and was remounted as part of the South Hill Community Association's ongoing refurbishment of the bridge.

In October of 2017 a plaque, which includes the bridges official name, "The Thunderbird Viaduct", was unveiled on the southeast corner of the bridge by members of the South Hill Community Association.

At a ceremony that day, south hill spokesperson and  City Councillor member Crystal Froese said, “Bringing forth the original name (Thunderbird Viaduct) came from our Local Area Plan".  "We hope the Thunderbird Viaduct name will be utilized in reference to the bridge, as per the wishes of Moose Jaw City Council in 1952".

That council, led by Mayor Scoop Lewry, approved a motion to adopt the Thunderbird Viaduct moniker to recognize the history of Indigenous tribes that were native to the Moose Jaw area.

Rejuvenating the Thunderbird Viaduct


More Local News

Brain Injury Can Happen Anywhere

Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime. That's where a brain injury can happen. June is brain injury awareness month Canada, and while it's a year-long effort to get the word out on prevention and programs to…

WACA Holds 7th Annual Pow-Wow

Starting as a smaller ceremony in Riverview Collegiate's gym, the Wakamow Aboriginal Community Association (WACA) has since had their annual Pow-Wow get larger each year. On Saturday, they held their…

Outdoor Pool Schedule and Sportsplex Maintenance Details

Click here for information.

New Spray Park Coming to Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw will be getting a new spray park thanks to a huge grant in funding. The Co-op Community Spaces Program is giving the East Side Community Association $120,000 to help build the "East End…

High Street Resurfacing Begins July

High Streets Weekly Construction Update has come out, and we're getting closer and closer to a smooth high street ride. The preparations for paving, which included trenching, compaction, sewer…

I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now

I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now is a yearly talk where Vanier Collegiate High School Grade 12 students were able to talk to grads about what its like after high school. The grads who spoke all…

Sask Polytech Recognizes Military Training for Credits

Saskatchewan Polytechnic now allows ex-military personnel and those who serve in the military to apply their training and experiences to credits toward a post-secondary degree at their institutions.…

Highway to Heroes Show Has New Date and Performers

As of Friday, we are one month away from the 15 Wing Fellowship Highway to Heroes Concert/Car Show on July 15th. Usually the show goes on closer to the end of Summer, but to coincide with a fan…

U of S Talks Impact, Research Projects and Future With Locals

The University of Saskatchewan is currently on its first leg of touring the province, which is a part of planning a project that is in its final stages. Staff met with the Mayor, Fraser Tolmie, and…

"Everything Is Up and Flushing" at Wakamow Valley: CEO

Wakamow Valley staff and users are all smiles after a few local businesses came to their rescue. Last week some culprits went into the only year-round washroom in the park and vadalized the inside,…

RuBarb Productions Seeking Community's Help

RuBarb Productions held a press conference this morning in regards to their current status with the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre. The local theatre production group has been told they are being evicted…

DiscoverMooseJaw.com is Moose Jaw's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide