April 24th, 2014

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dsteinke@medicinehatnews.comThe Medicine Hat Tigers are on the ropes again.Getting off them will be a lot harder this time around.On Wednesday night at The Arena, the Tigers dropped a 4-1 decision to the Edmonton Oil Kings in Game 4 of the WHL Eastern Conference championship. With the win, the ... Read More »





Local News

  • Jury in family sex assault trial begins deliberations

    amccuaig@medicinehatnews.com Ā @MHNMcCuaigThe fate of a man accused of sexually assaulting his daughter and raping his sister-in-law is now in the hands of a six-man, six-woman Medicine Hat jury after hearing testimony and submissions over the past two weeks.As the jury is now sequestered, the News can report on ... Read More »

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  • Catholic division clause has legal basis: unions

    prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevellUnions say it isn’t a clear-cut legal matter over the Alberta Catholic school division telling employees not to have same-sex or common law relationships“This is an area that is fairly complex in terms of its constitutional legal situation,” said Dennis Theobald, Alberta Teachers Association spokesperson. Catholic schools ... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Is the municipal workforce too big?

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallantElected officials in Medicine Hat say that the City needs to clampdown on a growing municipal workforce, but the city’s own annual report shows just four new jobs were added to the near 1,200-person organization last year.However, the same report shows about 50 positions have been added ... Read More »

    8 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Slice of the Game: Resolution time

    Golfers approach each new season much the same way people approach their New Year’s resolutions for health and fitness. They vow to make immediate changes to better themselves. Everyone starts out with high energy, high hopes and tons of optimism, yet statistics show most will fail or regress ... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Local club set to get started

    Medicine Hat NewsThe Medicine Hat Tennis Club’s season will officially kick off this Sunday with a fun mixer-style tournament at the courts in Crestwood.Starting at 1 p.m. new players and returnees are invited to drop by to get some games in and see what the club has in ... Read More »

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  • Oil Kings 4, Tigers 1: Game notes

    WHL Playoffs Eastern Conference finalx-if necessaryMedicine Hat Tigers vs.Edmonton Oil KingsGame 1 Friday:Oil Kings 8, Tigers 3Game 2 Sunday:Oil Kings 3, Tigers 1Game 3 Tuesday:Tigers 2, Oil Kings 1Game 4 Wednesday:Oil Kings 4, Tigers 1Game 5 Saturday, April 26, 7 p.m.at Edmontonx-Game 6 Monday, April 28, 7 p.m.,The ... Read More »

    8 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • Poncho’s Ponderings: You know you’ve hit responsible adulthood when . . .

    I’m hoping to clear up some confused confusion in terms of when a person becomes an adult despite what the legal drinking age tells us. I’ve met 50-year-old men who are capable of burning boiled water and on the flip side of that unaccountable coin I’ve chatted with ... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Canadian rappers Swollen Members proud of success

    clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvrePrevail, one member of Swollen Members, says he grew up a rock music guy, but remembers what set him on the path to hip-hop.“I was a really big rock and roll guy growing up in Victoria,” he said over the phone from Vancouver. “My cousin from Nova ... Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • After dark April 24-30

    THURSDAY – Karaoke, Oly’s Alehouse and Eatery, Johnny with Dynamite Sound, win a $100 gift certificate, 9 p.m., 403-548-6597 – Ultimate Pole Dance Party, Corona, 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Rob Hudec, Twist Wine & Tapas Bistro, 7:30 p.m. – Christopher Ford, Inspire Cafe, 6-8 p.m. – ... Read More »

    8 hours ago

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  • National day of prayer appropriate

    During his time as president Abraham Lincoln designated April 30 as a national day of prayer, and well he might. The American Civil War took place during his administration. It was a time of extreme national distress. Modern days, certainly in our part of the world, are also ... Read More »

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  • Ag employees still exposed to risk

    Re: Agricultural Safety Week March 9-15 was Canadian Agricultural Safety Week. Here in Alberta it gained very little attention and has had no effect. This year’s theme “Let’s talk about it” fit very well with the Alberta government policy of providing ‘lip service only’ to our agriculture sector ... Read More »

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  • Canada needs peace department

    Canada needs to establish a well-funded and fully functional department of peace. Last September in Geneva, the Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructure for Peace met to discuss how peace can be obtained through conflict mediation. This was one of the first meetings of the Infrastructure for Peace ... Read More »

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Ticked & Tickled

  • Ticked Off and Tickled Pink April 24

    Ticked Off The guy who molested the 7- year-old girl got only two years and this is his fourth offence. The girl’s father was right that he should never see the light of day again. Tickled Pink PRSD is considering offering Christian-based courses and hope it gets approved. ... Read More »

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  • Ticked Off and Tickled Pink April 22

    Ticked Off That somebody has decided that the capital of Ukraine should be spelled Kyiv instead of Kiev, which is easier to pronounce. Ticked Off With the gas stations on the highway still charging six cents a litre more than anywhere in town. Ticked Off At all the ... Read More »

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  • Ticked Off and Tickled Pink April 17

    Tickled Pink About the April Fool’s story on photo radar. Good job. Ticked Off The police force should either enrol in anger management for three months or turn in their ammunition for rubber bullets. Tickled Pink That we have the Ticked Off and Tickled Pink column. It allows ... Read More »

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