May 27th, 2015

Featured Story  @MHNGillianSlade Canada’s premier air showstopper — the Snowbirds — are coming to Medicine Hat for the Family Fun and Flight event this summer.On July 26, the day after the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede has closed, the fun starts for families with a flamboyant demonstration of piloting skill and prowess as the Canadian

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  • Wanner’s role as MLA would change as speaker  @MHNGillianSlade Representing constituents of Medicine Hat will be handled differently if Medicine Hat MLA Bob Wanner is elected speaker of the legislature, says a political science instructor.“As the speaker he has a lot of prestige and contacts with the bureaucracy but he cannot represent us in caucus. He is not allowed to go ... Read More »

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  • Bone dry and nearing records @MHNMcCuaig The Medicine Hat area is nearing record lows for precipitation in April and May not seen in the region for more than 85 years, according to Environment Canada’s senior climatologist.“It has been bone dry,” said Dave Phillips, adding there has only been 12.2 millimetres of rain combined during this April and May as ... Read More »

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  • MHC in search of new dean of business and enterprise

    Medicine Hat NewsMedicine Hat College is looking for a new dean of business and enterprise. Stephen Finnagan is no longer in this position, and the college has posted the job opening.The college does not comment on human resources and personnel matters, said spokesperson Mark Keller, director of college advancement, when MHC was contacted by the ... Read More »

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  • Under-14 team gold in Swift

    Medicine Hat News Defence won a championship for the Rattlers Athletic Soccer Club under-14 girls this past weekend. At Swift Current’s Soccerfest tournament, the Medicine Hat crew went unbeaten and with clean sheets through five games, bookending their weekend with 1-0 wins over Weyburn. In the first encounter it took a last-minute goal for the ... Read More »

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  • Black Sox strand bases loaded twice in Sask-Alta league victories

    Medicine Hat News They might be the new kids on the block but the Cypress County Black Sox are also atop the Sask-Alta Baseball League standings. The Sox won twice on the road Sunday, improving to 3-1 heading into last night’s game in Maple Creek. They beat Shaunavon’s Badgers 9-8, scoring four in the first ... Read More »

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  • Colts’ season ends with solid weekend

    Medicine Hat NewsAn ace pitcher upended Monsignor McCoy’s game plan in its last high school baseball tournament of the season.At Great Falls for the Tom Taleff tournament, the varsity Colts won two and tied one game to advance to Monday’s semifinal against the Bitterroot Red Sox.Once there, hurler Jonathan Ringer shut out McCoy for six ... Read More »

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    These are tough times for Canada’s Senate. The so-called members of the Chamber of “sober second thought” may soon be driven to drink — hopefully not on the taxpayers’ dime. There is a seemingly eternal parade of bad news: from Mac Harb to Patrick Brazeau and Pamela Wallin, to the never-ending trial of Mike Duffy, ... Read More »

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