May 24th, 2015

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cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The City of Medicine Hat’s retiring chief of energy operations says value can still be extracted from the city’s petroleum holdings and utility network, but it must adjust to market challenges in the oilpatch and a growing renewable energy movement. Gerry Labas told the News in a lengthy interview on Friday that petroleum

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  • Labas shows confidence in city’s future

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The City of Medicine Hat’s retiring chief of energy operations says value can still be extracted from the city’s petroleum holdings and utility network, but it must adjust to market challenges in the oilpatch and a growing renewable energy movement. Gerry Labas told the News in a lengthy interview on Friday that petroleum ... Read More »

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  • Medicine Hat College, Medalta, team up for 3D art program

    clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Medicine Hat College and Medalta are partnering up for a workshop aimed at bridging the gap between traditional and emerging art forms. Bits to Atoms — the Art of 3D Modelling, will run from July 20-29, and will allow participants to learn skills in digital rendering and 3D printing, as well as ceramics ... Read More »

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  • Hurdles keep Methanex hesitant

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant An ongoing $100-million refurbishment at the Methanex plant in Medicine Hat will boost production and push another major maintenance project back until after 2025, the global methanol producer’s CEO recently told major investors. At the same time John Floren said some key pieces are in place to justify a $1-billion twinning of the ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Coehoorn takes some swings for good cause

    RYAN MCCRACKENrmccracken@medicinehatnews.comTwitter: MHNMcCrackenIt was a beautiful day for golf, and who better to share it with than Edmonton Eskimos wide receiver and former Hat High Mohawk Nate Coehoorn.The rising CFL star was joined by 28 league alumni Friday afternoon at the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club for the 17th annual CFL Alumni golf tournament, ... Read More »

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  • Teams looking to the fall

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCrackenThe Crescent Heights Vikings, McCoy Colts and Hat High Mohawks football programs have been shaping up for another grueling Rangeland Football Conference season, and all three have good reasons to get excited.The Vikings have been holding their spring camp this week, and will take part in a jamboree in Drumheller Saturday. While their numbers haven’t ... Read More »

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  • Jays kick off season with great pitching, home win

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Blue Jays opened their Sask-Alta Baseball League campaign with a rousing 5-3 victory over the Richmound Rockets Friday at Jefferies Park. Talon Payne tossed a strong game from the mound to lock up the win in the season opener, closing the game out with a one-two-three seventh inning to shut ... Read More »

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    I find recent comments about the NDP win in Alberta annoying and insulting.The comments were made without ever doing an analysis of the election results. The Alberta NDP won only 25 seats on their name alone.This was no Orange Crush. The other 28 seats that the NDP won were won by vote-splitting between the Conservatives ... Read More »

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    Thank you to Gillian Slade for her editorial “Treatment of seniors shameful in Medicine Hat” on Friday, May 15. I am especially glad Gillian mentioned the volunteer work undertaken by seniors in our community. Both through local service clubs and as individuals, retired and semi-retired citizens of our city undertake to ensure many of the ... Read More »

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    “For goodness sakes, stop fear-mongering!” Since the election Albertans have been hearing this message over and over. Predominately prior to the election and now even more so after the election, we are told: “give it a rest,” and “let them govern. Are these statements justified? To answer this, Albertans need to take a closer look ... Read More »

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