April 29th, 2017

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cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant A major developer is opening up an entire new subdivision in Medicine Hat this summer after officials said demand would determine the number of new lots offered. Lansdowne Equity Ventures announced in February that Phase 2C in the south-side community of the Hamptons could see either half or all of 45 proposed resident

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  • New subdivision coming to the Hat

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant A major developer is opening up an entire new subdivision in Medicine Hat this summer after officials said demand would determine the number of new lots offered. Lansdowne Equity Ventures announced in February that Phase 2C in the south-side community of the Hamptons could see either half or all of 45 proposed resident ... Read More »

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  • Hat still committed to Sask. gas, oil, city says

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The divestiture of one quarter of its natural gas wells doesn’t mean a total retreat from southwest Saskatchewan for the City of Medicine Hat, energy division officials said this week. Nor will it lead to further jobs cuts at the corporation that spent last year trimming its budget while developing a new oil ... Read More »

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  • Tornado hunter awes Hat students

    tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Tornado hunter and videographer Chris Chittick was in Medicine Hat on Friday to help Praxis celebrate its 25th anniversary in the region. Chittick, who stars in CMT’s ‘The Tornado Hunters,’ showed various pictures and videos from his adventures to local area students, who were awed by the raw footage and photos of nature’s ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Junior varsity Colts improve to 7-1 on the diamond

    Medicine Hat News The McCoy Colts junior varsity baseball team picked up a dominant 16-0 victory over the Vauxhall Vikings Friday night at Jefferies Field. Ashtyn Street picked up the win after stepping into the game as a reliever and holding the Vikings to four hits and two walks with three strikeouts through three complete ... Read More »

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  • Hurricanes to face elimination for a fifth time after loss to Pats

    Medicine Hat News The Lethbridge Hurricanes will face elimination when the WHL’s Eastern Conference final shifts back to the Windy City on Sunday. But they’ve been here before. The Hurricanes have already side-stepped elimination four times in the post-season, starting with a 3-1 series comeback over the Red Deer Rebels before holding off the Medicine ... Read More »

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  • No easy answers

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was a heartbreaking finish to the year for the Medicine Hat Tigers, but the off-season could prove to be even harder. Lethbridge Hurricanes captain Tyler Wong snuffed out Medicine Hat’s dreams of a sixth Ed Chynoweth Cup with a shorthanded goal in overtime of Game 7 in the WHL’s Eastern Conference semifinal ... Read More »

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Opinions

  • National Affairs: Quebec was not the only wall in his way

    Businessman Kevin O’Leary says he is pulling out of the campaign to succeed Stephen Harper because he is not convinced he could carry enough votes in Quebec to beat Justin Trudeau in the 2019 election. Fair enough. But chances are he would never have had the opportunity to test that proposition in a general election. ... Read More »

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  • MLA Report: Rest of province trying to catch up with Medicine Hat progress

    Medicine Hat is not the “forgotten corner” of Alberta. The main reason for this is we are now seeing the rest of the province trying to catch up to the progress this city has made. We are leaders who have struck out on our own in maintaining municipal control over our utilities. Instead of waiting ... Read More »

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  • Whose side are you on? Trump’s or Canada’s?

    The time is coming quickly for many Trump fans in Canada to pick a side, either the country in which they live, or the leader they wish they had. A large number of Albertans were buoyed last November when Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election. He promised a swift return to “common sense” in ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • On the necessity of citation

    There has been an ongoing thread in the Medicine Hat News, both in Letters to the Editor, and Ticked Off and Tickled Pink, about the necessity of citing source material. My sense of bemusement was quickly overtaken by bewilderment, which, in turn, gave way to rosy faced embarrassment. Although an avid reader of the News, ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Tribute to soldiers must be done right

    The proposal initiated by Royal United Services Institute to place numerical symbols on a hillside overlooking the river adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway as a tribute to the soldiers of Medicine Hat who fought in the Great War is short-sighted and poorly conceived. To that end it should not be initiated as is unless revisited ... Read More »

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  • NDP should teach correct principles, then step aside

    Re: “Carbon tax an appropriate, rational response,” April 19 David Gue writes that the carbon tax is just a new normal in our world and a totally appropriate method to deal with the “problem” of greenhouse emissions. 1. Gue suggests that the only position held by the scientific community is that of anthropomorphic climate change. ... Read More »

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