April 19th, 2018

Local Life

Froese’s book called bold, brave

By Medicine Hat News on April 18th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Award-winning Saskatchewan journalist Christalee Froese has written a book that readers are calling ‘brave and life-changing.’ In Journey to Joy, Froese vividly brings to life her recovery from depression, chronicling the two years she spent restoring the joy she’d lost. This bold, heart-wrenching memoir will make readers laugh and cry, sometimes at ... Read More »

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Thursday’s Pecha Kucha will be a Monarch Theatre fundraiser

By Medicine Hat News on April 18th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Pecha Kucha committee has announced a nine-person lineup for its first event of 2018, Pecha Kucha 17, to be held at the Monarch Theatre Thursday night. The first speaker hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Pecha Kucha events are short presentations by community members to inform listeners about something ... Read More »

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What’s Up Doc?: Snoring and sleep apnea can seriously affect your health

By Medicine Hat News on April 17th, 2018

Do you have a sleep problem that leaves you chronically fatigued, sleepy and irritable? If yes, then you may have disorders like narcolepsy, snoring or sleep apnea. Narcolepsyis a neurological disorder that affects the control of sleep and wakefulness. People with narcolepsyexperience excessive daytime sleepiness and intermittent, uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep during the daytime. ... Read More »

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041618-clubs calendar

By Medicine Hat News on April 16th, 2018

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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Buds and Blooms: Celebrate Earth Day every day

By Medicine Hat News on April 14th, 2018

Spring really is here. Mother Nature just wanted to give a last (maybe) little drink of water to our usual desert-like area. I have seen three robins, and noticed the finches playing tag! The winter was long. I so welcome spring. Earth Day is April 22. Earth Day is a day intended to inspire awareness ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: The ‘new’ hospital

By Medicine Hat News on April 14th, 2018

Growing up in the 1960s, I often rode the “New Hospital” bus, now simply called “Hospital.” Too young to remember the “Old Hospital,” I vaguely wondered why “New” because for me, the only hospital was the big building on the SW Hill. Our first hospital was located where the police station now stands. Partially in ... Read More »

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Science Smarts: Pop! goes that delicious popcorn

By Medicine Hat News on April 14th, 2018

It is hard to believe that science fair is over for another year! I really enjoyed seeing all of the students from southeastern Alberta at the Regional Science Fair just before the spring break. You all worked hard and I am so very proud of all of you. I hope you learned something and will ... Read More »

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Insurance Understood: Behind the 8-ball?

By Medicine Hat News on April 14th, 2018

I love playing pool. When I was a kid, my best friend had a pool table. It was a challenging game and we were always amazed when we actually sunk a ball that we had planned. Over time we did improve and could call our shots. However, there was always one fear of getting behind ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Prevention is key

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2018

Oral health has been recognized as a basic human right. Having a healthy mouth is essential for talking, breathing, eating and drinking. “The World Health Organization (WHO) defines oral health as a state of being free from mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and sores, periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, tooth ... Read More »

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Duplicate bridge club results

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat Duplicate Bridge Club winners for March March 1 — Howell 1. Eleanor Grona & Barb Aldag 2/3. Pius Denis & Len Sharland 2/3. Doreen Denis & Lorena Kelly March 6 — North-South 1. Charlotte Jobb & Mona Girling 2. Sumit Chatterjee & Chris Stewart East-West 1. Pius Denis & Marnie ... Read More »

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