January 19th, 2018

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The Medicine Hat Tigers were 4.2 seconds away from their third consecutive trip to overtime, but Brett Davis had other plans. The 18-year-old Kootenay Ice winger beat Tigers goaltender Jordan Hollett through the five-hole to complete the comeback and give Kootenay a 4-3 victory with the final shot of the game. While the Ice jumped

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Local News

  • Suffield takes the hint after fire

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade All 17 recommendations made by a board of inquiry have been accepted by Canadian Forces Base Suffield following the Bindloss fire on Sept. 11 last year. “I can confidently say that everybody here and above us is working very diligently and very hard to ensure that this doesn’t happen again, and to ... Read More »

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  • Rare hockey cards on display at tournament this weekend

    Medicine Hat News Medicine Hatters will have a chance to get their hands on some of the most sought-after hockey cards this weekend during the annual Atom A Tournament at the Kinplex. For three days in the Kin Social Room there will be various card vendors selling hockey cards and collectibles. The show runs 3-8 ... Read More »

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  • TCH bridge sidewalk blocked off due to ice build-up

    Medicine Hat News Pedestrians are out of luck trying to cross the South Saskatchewan River on the Trans-Canada-Highway. The only pedestrian sidewalk, located on the west side of the highway, is barricaded at each end. “There has been a build-up of ice and debris along the sidewalk on the bridge over the South Saskatchewan River, ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Harry Smith to wrestle Saturday at Higdon Hall

    Medicine Hat News A couple weeks after Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts passed through the city, Medicine Hatters will have another chance to watch some high quality wrestling. Harry Smith, also knows as ‘Davey Boy Smith Jr,.’ will be in Medicine Hat alongside a group of fighters to put on a show for Hatters. “We’re having ... Read More »

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  • Mixed results for Kwahommies teams

    Medicine Hat News The Hat High Kwahommies shared the ball well on Wednesday night in Raymond, but fell just short of victory in a 78-70 road loss to the hometown Comets. Brooklyn Kaczynski led the Kwahommies with 20 points on the night, while Kyla Kearley added 15, Rhiannon Ware had 11 and Brettonie Stenhouse and ... Read More »

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  • Nieman-Page boxing event next up

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker This weekend is one local boxers and boxing fans look forward to every year. The local boxing club is hosting its 14th annual Nieman-Page Boxing Memorial on Saturday and Sunday at the Clarion Hotel. “This weekend is our 14th annual Nieman-Page memorial for us,” said head coach Kerry Fahlman. “We’re having a lot ... Read More »

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  • Businesses, institutions need to be more personally accountableto the public

    The airline industry has reported an increase of violence from passengers towards staff and health-care staff are experiencing the same. Of nurses polled recently, 61 per cent reported a serious problem with violence in the past year, according to the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. Forms of abuse includes verbal, racial or sexual harassment, and ... Read More »

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  • MLA Report: U.S. politics are obscuring important topics closer to home

    It seems these days that many Albertans have found rich entertainment watching American politics. Love or dislike what is happening south of the border, it is obscuring two things that are important, closer to home. First, for many years, there were three big names in Canadian conservative politics.Former prime minister Stephen Harper was one of ... Read More »

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  • Alberta-Sask. tiff about more than just licence plates

    Medicine Hat popped up on western newswires this week as the preferred spot by the Saskatchewan government to resolve an interprovincial trade dispute. Even in a town that is craving publicity, one can only continue to scratch one’s head trying to make sense of the entire controversy. The geography is a no brainer — possibly ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Comments not rational, civilized or reasonable

    Re: “If our society doesn’t fight ‘forces of progressive leftist evil’ then evil wil win,” Jan. 5 What an interesting, but entirely unenlightening, letter from Leath Johnston. The first paragraphs of the letter got my attention, so I was hoping to find out more about how to “pushback . . . Mr. Mueller and his ... Read More »

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  • True leadership shown by one city councillor

    During the final city council meeting of 2017, rookie councilor Kris Samraj during his first council meeting raised a concern in regards to an established city program, Hat Smart. Not only did he raise his concerns but had the fortitude to vote against continuing the program in its current format, displaying the courage of his ... Read More »

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  • Alberta’s woes began long before the NDP came to power

    My conservative friends and I continue to find it hard to believe what a farce politics in Alberta have become. While we watch our fellow seniors going around badmouthing the Liberals and finding it smart to criticize us for electing the NDP, they ignore the fact that they were the ones who supported Ralph Klein ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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