June 29th, 2017

Local Life

Beat the Heat skateboard competition on Canada Day

By Medicine Hat News on June 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News More than 120 skateboarders are expected to spend Canada Day in Medicine Hat this year looking to cash in at Beat the Heat 2017. New for this year is a keg jump competition. Medicine Hat Skateboard Association president Chris Nickel says the winner will be the skater who can do the “longest ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar June 25-July 2

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2017

MONDAY — Do you have a drinking problem? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held seven days a week in Medicine Hat. For times and locations, call 403-527-2065. — Moms’ Walking Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in Mall Food Court in front of A&W. Walk, then have coffee. — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 5-6 p.m., ... Read More »

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Collector’s Corner: Everything you want to know about the nickel

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

The last column I wrote about the penny; this week, the nickel. The first nickel under the reign of Queen Victoria was in 1870. These were very small and get easily confused with a dime. The small nickels were actually made of .925 silver. Most of these nickels range in price (in the poorest condition) ... Read More »

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Did you know? …

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

Metro According to the U.S. Department of Energy, well-designed landscapes can save homeowners enough energy to make the projects pay for themselves in less than eight years. However, homeowners’ landscaping strategies should be dictated by the climates in which they live. For example, homeowners who live in hot, arid regions should employ landscapes to shade ... Read More »

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Praxis: A dizzy start to summer

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

Where does the time go? Just one more week and school is out for the summer! There are many of you that are SOOOOO excited for the break, and I know that there are many more of you who will be looking for something to do after a few weeks. Well É do not forget ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: Home of a hero

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

Off the beaten track, on a side street in the River Flats, stands a building which at first glance seems quite ordinary. But something about its appearance makes it stand out in this quiet, residential neighbourhood. It has the architectural appearance of an old store. A little research at the Esplanade Archives revealed its original ... Read More »

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Municipal historic resource plaque ceremonies June 29

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Two plaque unveiling ceremonies will take place in downtown Medicine Hat June 29. The City of Medicine Hat’s Heritage Resources Committee, in conjunction with the City of Medicine Hat and the City Centre Development Agency, is inviting the public to attend ceremonies to mark the historic designations of the First Street South ... Read More »

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Woman seeking names of CGIT campers from 1936 for museum display in Brooks

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Do you recognize anyone in the above photo? Perhaps it’s a friend, a sister. Perhaps it’s even you. It’s a photo of a group of girls attending a Canadian Girls in Training (CGIT) summer camp in the Cypress Hills in 1936. It will be part of an exhibit this summer at the ... Read More »

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By the Way: Shake the dust off

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

“And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town.” (Jesus, the Gospel according to St. Matthew). If we were to take a survey of Western Christians on what they feel is the main problem facing the church today, the ... Read More »

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Revisiting individual pension plans

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2017

With potential changes to corporate taxation being proposed by the federal government, and incorporated business owners and professionals looking for ways to minimize taxes within their corporations, there is a resurgence of interest in Individual Pension Plans, also known as an IPP. As a business owner or professional in Canada there are tools available to ... Read More »

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