November 23rd, 2017

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Afghan official: Suicide attack kills 8 people in the east

KABUL – An Afghan official says a suicide attack has killed eight people and wounded 17 in the country’s eastern Nangarhar province. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the suicide bomber targeted a local police commander who was recently dismissed from his job. Thursday’s attack took place in the provincial capital, Jalalabad. The ... Read More »


Hatter Taupert invited to Canada’s World Junior A Challenge selection camp

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s Jordan Taupert has been named to Hockey Canada’s selection camp roster for the 2017 World Junior A Hockey Challenge. The 19-year-old right winger has been taking the Alberta Junior Hockey League by storm with the Drumheller Dragons. In just 25 games, Taupert has logged 13 goals and 19 assists to ... Read More »


Earls the team to beat in Hat men’s soccer league

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Senior Men’s Soccer League is well underway, and Earls have established themselves as the team to beat. Earls rallied to a 6-3 victory over the Rattlers Athletic Soccer Club’s under-17 squad Tuesday at the Family Leisure Centre with goals from six different players to stretch their lead on the ... Read More »


Dental fee guide introduced

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade For the first time since the 1990s, Alberta is getting a dental fee guide that will be a tool to bring costs more in line with other provinces, Alberta Health announced Wednesday. The new Alberta dental fee guide suggests an average reduction of 8.5 per cent for 60 common dental procedures compared ... Read More »


Rock Ramblings: Top five Christmas rock covers of all time . . . probably

Christmas is an incredible time of the year. People reconnect with family, eat lots of food and have a strong sense of holiday spirit. But the one aspect of the season that I don’t love is the same repetitive Christmas songs over and over and over again. So if you feel like me, and you’d ... Read More »


Audience participation and local references part of the ‘Robin Hood’ fun

cbrown@medicinehatnews.com @MHNBrown The tale of Robin Hood and his band of merry men has been told many different ways over the years. There have been serious Hollywood blockbusters, a Mel Brooks spoof version, a Disney cartoon in which all the characters are animals and the Canadian cartoon “Rocket Robin Hood.” Medicine Hat Musical Theatre will ... Read More »


After Dark Nov. 23-29

THURSDAY – Karaoke, Oly’s Alehouse and Eatery, Johnny with Dynamite Sound, win a $100 gift certificate, 9 p.m., 403-548-6597 – Live jam, Cecil Hotel, 9 p.m. – Ride the Mechanical Bull, Ralph’s Texas Bar and Steakhouse, 9 p.m. – Top 40 DJ music with Renn Davies, Temptation Night Club, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. – Intimate with ... Read More »


Lodge hosts Christmas Lobby Party for SCF

Medicine Hat News Christmastime has arrived. At least it felt that way Wednesday night, as the Medicine Hat Lodge invited local families to celebrate the upcoming holidays with its third annual Christmas Lobby Party. “It really kicks off the season,” said Lodge sales manager Jill Scherer, and the event is a way for the Medicine ... Read More »


Member wants more oversight for MPC

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant What’s the role of the municipal planning commission one member of the development oversight body wants to know. Frank Devine, a local realtor who sits as a public member, moved Wednesday to table a proposed bylaw change giving additional approval power to planning staff. That won’t be taken up again until the ... Read More »


Bail hearing prep still ongoing for man charged in bank robbery string

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell With work still underway to prepare for a bail hearing, it was a brief court appearance Wednesday for a Winnipeg man arrested for two bank robberies in Medicine Hat, three in Regina and one in Saskatoon. Counsel for Stephen Vogelsang, who celebrated his 54th birthday while in custody at the Medicine Hat Remand ... Read More »