August 20th, 2017

Local Life

Praxis: Your own mini total solar eclipse

By Medicine Hat News on August 19th, 2017

If you are able to get away this weekend and head south to our neighbours, make sure you take time to view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. This solar eclipse is being called “The Great American Eclipse” as it can be viewed in totality from certain areas in the United States of America. You ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: The greatest sale on earth

By Medicine Hat News on August 19th, 2017

The headline to this column was the headline used in Harry Fefferman’s “Hub Clothing Store” ad on Oct. 14, 1931. In fact, according to the ad, there was total “havoc wrought” at the store and Harry was the “chief mourner in this wreckage.” The shopper was advised that “seldom a high-class store takes such tremendous ... Read More »

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Fundraising BBQ today for Friends of the Monarch

By Medicine Hat News on August 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Society of the Friends of the Monarch Theatre is holding a fund-raising barbecue on Saturday at M&M Meat Shop, 2201 13th Avenue S.E. The barbecue starts at 10:30 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m... Read More »

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Legal Briefs: Estate planning: Gifts or loans?

By Medicine Hat News on August 19th, 2017

Parents never stop parenting. That phrase has been around for a long time and can usually be heard when a group of parents get together. The phrase, however, seems more applicable today due to the economic realities many Medicine Hat families are facing. Adult children living at home and/or parents advancing money to their children ... Read More »

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By the Way: Summer a great time to enjoy the handiwork of our God

By Medicine Hat News on August 19th, 2017

Here we are in the “dog days” of summer. The dog days of summer are the hot, dry, lazy days of summer or as the old song put it “the hazy, lazy days of summer.” The name is derived though from an astronomical phenomenon, the rising of Sirius, the Dog Star, above the horizon. There ... Read More »

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All Psyched Up: Don’t let yourself be trapped by walls

By Medicine Hat News on August 18th, 2017

My pedicurist is so wise! At my last appointment she was talking about how people can be imprisoned by unresolved issues. Roxanne placed her hand at chest level with palm down as she explained that trouble comes and the individual doesn’t do anything to resolve it. She then used the other hand and, with palm ... Read More »

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Noteworthy: Energetic Brooks, TV comedy and Kenney, the next premier

By Medicine Hat News on August 18th, 2017

Paradise Valley Golf Club has an intereting promotion relating to Medicine Hat’s summer weather. If The Weather Network’s current temperature shows 33 degrees or warmer at check-in time, green fees are half price. Now that’s what you’d call a hot deal. … Still with the heat, is it fear mongering or the truth contained in ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: The numerous benefits of active transportation

By Medicine Hat News on August 18th, 2017

Active transportation can be defined as any form of human-powered transportation including, but not limited to walking, jogging, cycling, in-line skating or skateboarding. The benefits of active transportation are numerous, but unfortunately the proportion of journeys to school made by car has increased considerably in the last several years. Since most people know that staying ... Read More »

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Untitled:Hurling insults from the sidelines helps no one

By Medicine Hat News on August 15th, 2017

I accidentally interrupted a conversation a few months ago. One gentleman was remarking to another about the disadvantaged state of white people nowadays. His body language changed when I walked up, but he continued — now to both of us. “I’m white and a minority. No offence. That’s how I feel. I know other people ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar Aug. 14-20

By Medicine Hat News on August 14th, 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) 5:30 p.m., ... Read More »

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