March 6th, 2015

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City feels more confident heading 2015 flood season

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Municipal officials say that while permanent berms are still under construction, the city is “in a much better position” as it updates its emergency plan ahead of the traditional flood season this year. That includes new flood doors at city hall and planned storm sewer upgrades, ... Read More »


Men’s bonspiel kicks off at club

Medicine Hat News The top men’s team at the Medicine Hat Curling Club will be determined by the end of the weekend. With the curling season beginning to wind down, The club began its 112th men’s bonspiel Thursday evening, with a total of 28 teams competing for the ... Read More »


Viva Vitality: Putting the fun in injury prevention

As I look out the window today the sun is shining, spring is in the air and before long communities in the South Zone will be filled with the buzz from events like bike rodeos, traffic safety events, and safety day activities Injury prevention is the theme of ... Read More »


City feels more confident going into 2015 flood season

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Municipal officials say that while permanent berms are still under construction, the city is “in a much better position” as it updates its emergency plan ahead of the traditional flood season this year. That includes new flood doors at city hall and planned storm sewer upgrades, ... Read More »


Card show set for weekend

Medicine Hat News Cards and collectibles will again join up with minor hockey tournaments this weekend and next. Tim Hittel says collectors will be at the Kinplex Social Room for both novice tourneys, the first of which starts tonight. Items will be on display from 5-8 p.m. Friday, ... Read More »


Flat tax led to bigger wage gap: report

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Alberta’s shift to a single rate tax regime in 2001 has led to higher income gaps, unpaid work gaps and after-tax income gaps for women, according to a report released Wednesday by the Parkland Institute. While the report looks overall at Alberta, Edmonton and Calgary, Queen’s ... Read More »


Rosebud presents a different take on ‘Treasure Island’

Medicine Hat News A unique twist on a classic pirate tale is on the bill next week at Rosebud Theatre. When half the cast doesn’t show up for the planned performance of “Treasure Island” — and the props and costumes are missing — the show must go on ... Read More »


030615-real-estate

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Residential home sales fell in February while local sales of condos, townhouses and other residential units rose sharply, a sign that real estate buyers might be favouring affordability in the face of economic uncertainty. However, the president of the Medicine Hat Real Estate Board says that ... Read More »


Local officials waiting for any adjustments to Municipal Sustainability Initiative

Medicine Hat News Local politicians are awaiting possible changes to the Municipal Sustainability Initiative, a provincial grant program that pays about $11.3 million per year to the City of Medicine Hat mainly for infrastructure projects. Municipal Affairs Minister Diana McQueen is set to make an announcement early on ... Read More »


Eye on the Esplanade: Extraordinary volunteers

Author and renowned motivational speaker Jim Rohn said, “Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.” This quote reminds me of Esplanade volunteers. Some of the things they do may seem ordinary but they do them extraordinarily well. From greeting visitors to leading information tours their time is given ... Read More »