April 29th, 2017

Local Life

Avoid aches and pains when gardening

By Medicine Hat News on April 29th, 2017

Metro Editorial People who have not spent much time in a garden may not consider this rewarding hobby much of a threat to their health. But as veteran gardeners can attest, gardening can contribute to nagging aches and pains that can force even the most ardent green-thumbers indoors. Gardening is a physical activity that, despite ... Read More »

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Collector’s Corner: Topical stamps a popular theme for collectors

By Medicine Hat News on April 29th, 2017

Before we go into stamps I would like to thank everyone who came out to our coin and stamp show on April 8. We had a tremendous success and glad you were part of it. On to stamps. Of the many themes available to stamp collectors one of the most popular is the “topical” collection, ... Read More »

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Police Academy: Sometimes Hollywood gets it right, sometimes not

By Mo Cranker on April 29th, 2017

It was a pretty mixed bag of presentations Wednesday for week eight of the Medicine Hat Police Service’s Citizen’s Police Academy. First up was looking at how the MHPS has been handling mental illnesses on its staff. Over the past few years the MHPS has developed multiple programs aimed at helping officers and other members ... Read More »

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Praxis: You may not be inKansas but you can create a tornado

By Medicine Hat News on April 29th, 2017

What an amazing week this has been. Praxis celebrated 25 years in southeastern Alberta last night at Medicine Hat College. Throughout the day, schools were able to take part in the talk by Chris Chittick of the Tornado Hunters and in the evening Chris continued to wow our volunteers, educators, partners and funders. We were ... Read More »

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042917-heritage in the hat

By Medicine Hat News on April 29th, 2017

After 107 years, Medicine Hat lost its passenger train service in 1990 when the CN route was selected for reduced VIA Rail service. Transport Minister Don Mazankowski got the blame for that decision, considering the route went through his Vegreville riding. Growing up in the Hat, it was always exciting to go down to the ... Read More »

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Wine-glass making next Saturday at Fifth Avenue United Church

By Medicine Hat News on April 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News An afternoon session at Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church on May 6 will teach people how to design their own wine glasses. Organizers say it will be an afternoon of “laughter and creativity” and everything is supplied to allow participants to create two beautiful wine glasses. Those taking part may follow along ... Read More »

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Tea today

By Medicine Hat News on April 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News An ‘Old Fashioned English Tea’ will be held today at St. John’s Presbyterian Church. Tea will be poured from 2-4 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Pre-purchased tickets are encouraged. Besides the tea and bake sale items, there will be entertainment and a jewelry sale... Read More »

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All Psyched Up: Don’t let yourself get sucked in to the world of fools

By Medicine Hat News on April 28th, 2017

Do you remember the Bee Gees? This musical group consisted of three brothers who began singing together when they were small boys. Over the years they brought us many, many hits that some of us can sing along with after only hearing the first few bars. Even though “How Deep Is Your Love” was released ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Stay safe while working in the yard

By Medicine Hat News on April 28th, 2017

Spring is here and that means sunshine, warmer weather and yard work! As we start planning out all of the work that needs to happen on our lawns and in our gardens, we may forget that the chemicals we use to make everything lush, green and fruitful can also be dangerous. Chemicals like fertilizer and ... Read More »

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Untitled: Saamis Tepee ‘a monument to Canada and its people’

By Medicine Hat News on April 28th, 2017

This is Part 3 of a three-part series. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Medicine for First Nations is not medicine in the Western sense. It is a charm, magic, mystical or unearthly power as J.W. Morrow wrote in his book “Early History of the Medicine Hat Country.” Hence the expression ‘her medicine ... Read More »

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