September 27th, 2016

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cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Both the local Kinsmen Club and City of Medicine Hat are saying times are tight as they work out a new agreement to hold the service club’s annual home lotto in a city development. Kinsmen club officials told a city committee on Sept. 21 that acquiring a $144,500 lot for no cost would

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  • Canalta Centre loses $440K, $80K more than expected

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Officials with the city and the company contracted to manage the Canalta Centre say the first year at the new arena was “a learning experience,” marked by lower than expected attendance and a larger than expected operating loss. Both parties say a downturn in the economy, a lack of acts touring Western Canada ... Read More »

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  • 24 assisted deaths in Alberta

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade There have been 24 medically assisted deaths in Alberta since June 17 and four of those were in in the south zone, says Alberta Health Services. These numbers are not considered an indication of requests to come, said Sean Chilton, AHS chief zone officer for the south zone. Some people may have ... Read More »

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  • Struggling Kinsmen look for 100% discount from budget-strapped city

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Both the local Kinsmen Club and City of Medicine Hat are saying times are tight as they work out a new agreement to hold the service club’s annual home lotto in a city development. Kinsmen club officials told a city committee on Sept. 21 that acquiring a $144,500 lot for no cost would ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Champs crowned at speedway

    Medicine Hat News It was anybody’s race in three of four divisions that saw a checkered flag at the Medicine Hat Speedway Saturday night, as drivers fought to the wire for supremacy. A total of seven points separated first from second when you combined the gaps in elite street stock, renegade trucks and modifieds. That ... Read More »

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  • Inside the CFL: The difference between good and great

    Rodney “I don’t get no respect” Dangerfield would have felt their pain. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers flew into Calgary Saturday on a seven-game winning streak. And yet not a single pundit in the land of the CFL picked them to beat the Stampeders, who hadn’t tasted defeat since the first game of the season, a ... Read More »

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  • Rattlers men in good position

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney With no obvious No. 1 to turn to, the Medicine Hat College men’s golf team faced an uncertain future this year. Braden Schacher has stepped up to fill it, and in doing so has the Rattlers in position to challenge for a spot at nationals. Schacher’s final-day 73 at Raven Crest Golf and ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • From the American: Presidential election: The race nobody wins

    The Pulitzer Prize celebrates journalistic excellence, which is an odd legacy because Joseph Pulitzer wasn’t overly concerned with good reporting. The Pulitzer Prize webpage admits that during Pulitzer’s circulation battle with William Randolph Hearst, “there were no apparent restraints on sensationalism or fabrication of news.”An interesting aside is that Hearst was the inspiration for Orson ... Read More »

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  • Talk of the Town: Popular Spectrum Festival moving back downtown for 2017 edition

    After two years on North Railway Street due to construction downtown, Spectrum’s board has voted to bring the Spectrum Festival back downtown. In past years, the festival has been held in Lions Park, downtown, Kin Coulee Park and once again downtown. New and exciting things are always added to Spectrum to keep it the most ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • MLA Report: Provincial gov’t has certainly not forgotten Medicine Hat

    It’s often said Medicine Hat is “the forgotten corner of Alberta,” when it comes to government funding for city projects. In the last 12 months, nearly $37 million in provincial Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) program funding has been allocated to city-led initiatives, all of which create local jobs. These projects range from the $6.5 million ... Read More »

    5 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Embrace mental illness — the good and the bad

    Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 2-8 and I think we need more to do more than just understand and be aware we need to embrace our mental illness — the good and the bad. Those of us who are mentally ill and those of us who live with people who are mentally ill know ... Read More »

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  • Columnist’s take on carbon levy ‘condescending’ and laughable

    I am a bit surprised that (Torstar columnist Chantal) Hébert uses Abacus to support her opinion on the proposed (existing?) carbon levy. If you need a good laugh just research Abacus’ poll prior to the last federal election! (NDP way out in the lead, for those people without access to Google). Maybe they have been ... Read More »

    5 days ago
  • What’s in a name?

    I have nothing against modernism or that changes and improvements have been made over the past 40 or 50 years. Changes are usually for the greater good. But look what has happened to children’s names over that period of time. Boys’ names generally were Jack, Jim, Ken, Ron, Bob, Fred, Alan, Bill, Tom, Stan or ... Read More »

    7 days ago


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