October 21st, 2016

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cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown If you’re planning to ask Terri Clark a question during either of her shows at the Esplanade this weekend, you’d better come at her with something good. That means no marriage proposals (“a wasted question, people,” she says), don’t ask if you can grab her buns, and don’t ask if she wants to

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  • Cordial evening at byelection forum

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Byelection candidates were on their best behaviour with moments of levity provided by the Rhinoceros Party, at the Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce forum on Wednesday evening. Conservative candidate Glen Motz said the Liberal government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are opposed to pipelines that would get Alberta’s oil to ... Read More »

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  • CHP townhall tonight at library

    Medicine Hat News Christian Heritage Party candidate Rod Taylor is holding a townhall meeting tonight, 7 p.m. at the Medicine Hat Public Library. The byelection candidate will give an overview of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada’s platform and policies, and will take questions from the floor about his plans to represent the citizens of ... Read More »

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  • Work underway at Kin Coulee, Gas City Campground

    Medicine Hat News Work has begun on city construction projects that will continue into the winter. Work is underway to repair the irrigation intake system at Kin Coulee Park, as well as development at the Gas City Campground. The campground, which is now closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic, will be under construction until at ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Gavel comeback an inspirational storyline as Rattlers open volleyball season Friday

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney On paper the Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s volleyball team looks young, with a lot of first- and second-year players. Their captain’s story alone suggests there’s more than meets the eye. Setter Kaila Gavel is probably the most experienced second-year player you’ll ever meet. In her first year she was named the Rattlers ... Read More »

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  • ASDC guest speaker focuses on mental side of the game tonight

    Medicine Hat News Mental fitness will be at the forefront this evening at Medicine Hat College when Frank van den Berg takes the podium to discuss the importance of the brain for developing athletes. The director of mental performance with the Canadian Sport Institute of Calgary, van den Berg uses his background in sport psychology ... Read More »

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  • Martin takes early lead at CCAA golf championship

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney She’s been on a national stage before, but now Medicine Hat’s Becky Martin is at its forefront. Martin shot a 2-over 74 at Fox Meadow Golf Club in Prince Edward Island Wednesday, taking a two-shot lead at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championship. “As far as I’m concerned you can’t win the tournament ... Read More »

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  • Leaders’ visits are nice, but progress is better

    Tracking visits by political leaders to the city is not an exact science, but it’s certainly fodder and the hottest of hot topics in Medicine Hat this week. After a campaign stop here by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week, Mayor Ted Clugston issued a sharp rebuke on Tuesday to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley for ... Read More »

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  • Get out and vote

    “I’m not going to vote.” It’s a statement which crops up at every election or byelection, usually with only a few days to go. You can almost set your watch to the exact time it gets brought up. It’s also statement which causes the people who believe in their democratic rights to shake their heads ... Read More »

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  • From the American: Born in the U.S.A

    In my previous piece, I suggested Hillary Clinton will win the Presidency because most Americans are not ready to believe Trump’s claim that America is becoming a Third World country. They’re not ready to give up on the quest for equality and democracy that is essence of the American soul. Clinton is far from a ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Hopefully, city’s oil investment pans out

    The City of Medicine Hat finds itself between a rock and a hard place. The current climate of low prices and low demand means there is not enough extra revenue coming from the energy divisions to finance the city’s budget shortfalls. This falling revenue is common to all energy producers; it is not a failing ... Read More »

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  • Governments are turning their backs on God

    Our nation’s eyes are on the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner federal byelection as dark clouds threaten our once Christian dominion. Signs of monetary collapse and global economic meltdown are difficult to hide. Alberta’s economic downfall and the support for sexual perversion in our province’s school washrooms are vivid examples of governments turning their back on God. Democracy ... Read More »

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  • Time for our politicians to wake up

    We have had several recent events that need to awaken our politicians. These include the drastic drop in Alberta’s and Canada’s revenues from the oilsands being briefly shut down due to forest fires. This should drive home the economic value of the oilsands, and the fact that they are the part of the resource sector ... Read More »

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