September 18th, 2014

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East Ukraine cease-fire appears to largely hold despite sporadic violations

DONETSK, Ukraine – The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. However, Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council, told journalists on Thursday that one emergency worker had been killed ... Read More »


September 18, 2014

.1922 ~ RESSLER ~ 2014Barbara Ressler of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late George Ressler, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, September 12th, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Barbara leaves to cherish her memory her children, Wayne (Addie) Ressler of Airdrie and Rochelle ... Read More »


Father of Norwegian mass murderer Breivik speaks of guilt in public appearance

STOCKHOLM – The father of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik says he fears his son is becoming even more extreme and dangerous in prison. In his first news conference since the July 22, 2011, attacks that killed 77 people, Jens Breivik said Thursday he had requested to ... Read More »


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Medicine Hat Transit: – has about 400 bus stops – has 60 bus shelters – has 125 benches at bus stops – has a total of 23 regular buses – has 13 Special Transit buses – has 48 drivers – has a starting wage of $20 plus an ... Read More »


Handful not done at NHLcamps yet

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney A late start for the NHL means a less-than-optimal opening day lineup for the Medicine Hat Tigers — and plenty of other WHL teams. All five Tigers who went to pro camps are assured to remain there through their junior team’s first couple games. What that ... Read More »



Vikings win league opener

Medicine Hat News Anchored by power hitter Elijah Burgess, Crescent Heights’ varsity boys volleyball team won its first league game of the season Wednesday night. Head coach Brendan Lutz, formerly a coach at McCoy, has taken over the Vikings program and noted every set was tight in the ... Read More »


City will borrow to finance new fleet purchases

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The City of Medicine Hat will spend money to save money when it comes to buying new vehicles, or, more specifically, borrow money to finance new fleet purchases and avoid repair costs on older vehicles. The move, approved on Monday night as Council passed the new ... Read More »


Construction to disrupt hospital parking for two weeks

MedicineHat News There will be some temporary disruption to parking at the entrance to Medicine Hat Regional Hospital while construction work for safety upgrades takes place, says Alberta Health Services. For a two-week period, from Monday Sept. 22, vehicles will have no access to the disabled parking and ... Read More »


Street piano to become a part of pop-up park

amccuaig@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCuaig For those looking to tinkle the ivories in the great outdoors, the City Centre Development Agency-sponsored Third Street Pop-up Park will be the place to be in the next few weeks. The experimental park set up in 2012 has taken a vacant downtown lot and turned ... Read More »