January 18th, 2018

Local Life

Medalta Musings: Over the years, work at Medalta has changed

By Medicine Hat News on January 6th, 2018

Medalta has always been about work, about hard work. Back in the 1920s, work looked like a teenaged Bill Wyatt unloading boxcars of clay after a full day of work for a couple of bucks per car, building up strength so he could play baseball for teams throughout the region (he was that good). Or ... Read More »

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Insurance Understood: Good vs. evil

By Medicine Hat News on January 6th, 2018

As a child I loved the TV show called Inspector Gadget. The main character was a detective who would always intercept the evil plans of the villain, Dr. Claw. (Side note: I am literally smiling as I type this.) Anyway, Inspector Gadget always figured out a way to solve cases and come out on top. ... Read More »

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Praxis: Science fair season is here

By Medicine Hat News on January 6th, 2018

Oh my, I can hardly believe that the holiday break is quickly coming to an end. Where did the time go? Well, I know some of you out there have a science fair project due after the break; perhaps you have been busy and did not have a chance. I completely understand. Are you having ... Read More »

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A new year

By Medicine Hat News on January 5th, 2018

I had a lot of company over the Christmas holidays. Some were here just to open gifts. Some came to share a meal and others were here for a few days. People were coming and going while I was the one constant in the celebrations. Because I live alone, the whole experience was very different ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Boost your activity level in 2018

By Medicine Hat News on January 5th, 2018

With 2017 in the past, it is time to look forward to new beginnings and new resolutions as we step into 2018. A particularly common New Year’s resolution is increasing one’s physical activity. According to the World Health Organization, inadequate physical activity is the primary risk factor around the world for death. I know for ... Read More »

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Veiner Centre Contract Bridge Club results for December

By Medicine Hat News on January 3rd, 2018

Dec. 4 1. Bruce Perrin 2. Adrienne Warynycia 3. Pat Hannay 4. Les Payne Dec. 6 1. Gert Mondor 2. Bruce Perrin Dec. 11 1. Matilda Weiss 2. Gert Mondor 3. Vonda Reddekop 4. Jim Hillson Dec. 13 1. Dorothy Perrin 2. Matilda Weiss 3. Ruth Tidy Dec. 18 1. Bruce Perrin 2. Ruth Tidy ... Read More »

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By the Way: Look back at 2017 so you can look forward to 2018 and beyond

By Medicine Hat News on January 2nd, 2018

Does New Year’s Eve make you reflective? Does it make you think over the years that have passed and wonder where you have come from and where you are going? At New Year’s we look back as well as forward. It is good for us to look back once in a while and review what ... Read More »

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Praxis: Don’t let all that Christmas wrapping paper go to waste

By Medicine Hat News on January 2nd, 2018

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays, I have a ton of paper lying around my house. I have been thinking what I should do with it. It is all torn up and in little shreds; likely due to the holiday excitement (by me of course!), but I got to thinking that is ... Read More »

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Clubs Calendar Jan. 1-7

By Medicine Hat News on January 2nd, 2018

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the New Year’s long weekend. Check with the club. 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 ... Read More »

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Collector’s Corner: Canadians celebrated in 1967

By Medicine Hat News on January 2nd, 2018

With 2017 being Canada’s 150th birthday this year is special. We can reflect on this milestone by remembering how we celebrated the World Exhibition in Montreal 50 years ago. This event was also timely for us to mark the 100th anniversary of Confederation. The approval and star-up for the exhibition was given on Nov. 13, ... Read More »

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