January 21st, 2018

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Family fun craft fair set for South Country Village

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Heritage Centre Society at South Country Village (across from the airport) is hosting a Family Craft Fair Oct. 15 in the Wuerfel Auditorium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The proceeds will go towards a new sound system and equipment for the adult day program. On hand will be a variety ... Read More »

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Art and craft sale coming up Oct. 22

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church is playing host to an art and craft sale Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Besides the arts and crafts for sale, there will be a drum circle, silent auction, lunch and refreshments, and taize meditation. Money raised from the art and craft sale will ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: Just the facts, ma’am

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

How do we sort fact from fiction in local history? There are many sources and not all are completely correct. While I try to stick to the most reliable sources, I have occasionally been guilty of confusing fact with surmise and conjecture. The usual dodge then is to say that I heard it “somewhere!” It ... Read More »

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Turkey supper at Fifth Avenue

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church is hosting a turkey supper on Sunday. Sittings will take place at 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children six and older. Those under six are free. Call 403-526-2237 for more information... Read More »

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Daae Family to entertain at Business Men’s Fellowship gathering Oct. 20

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Business Men’s Fellowship group of Medicine Hat is playing host to special guests The Daae Family Oct. 20 at an evening banquet. The evening will consist of a banquet, live gospel music and testimony. The Business Men’s Fellowship says it will “be a night of encouragement for all ages.” The $20 ... Read More »

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Genealogy: Celebrating International Day of Older Persons

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Today, Oct. 1, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons as proclaimed by the United Nations. It is to celebrate the values and knowledge that senior citizens contribute to society and the challenges they face. Charles Lefebvre of the Medicine Hat News on Sept. 28 wrote an excellent editorial titled “Respect your elders and ... Read More »

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By the Way: All our faiths and traditions, at their best, bring the values of tolerance, respect and caring

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

How many can say that we are living today where we lived 10, 25, 40 years ago? In an age of mobility and transition, where the opportunities for education and employment dictate where we live, the real “natives” are a minority. The families whose grandchildren live in the same community or attend the same schools ... Read More »

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Former MH Stampede Queen taking a run for the national Miss Rodeo Canada title

By Rose Sanchez on September 30th, 2016

Rose Sanchez Southern Alberta Newspapers Ali Mullin passed on her Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede (MHES) crown just this summer, but if all goes according to plan, she could soon be wearing another one this fall. Mullin will compete in the Miss Rodeo Canada contest in November during the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton. “It ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Getting to and from school safely

By Medicine Hat News on September 30th, 2016

Back to school. Everything in September is focused on youth getting back into the classroom and back into routine, but it is important that we ensure that kids remain safe as they transition from summer holidays to the classroom. Many topics on back to school safety can be found at http://www.albertahealthservices.ca. everything from stress management ... Read More »

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All Psyched Up: Be clear about who you are

By Medicine Hat News on September 30th, 2016

It is interesting to think about how many people do not have a clear sense of who they are. They depend on the opinions of others who they allow to shape their self-image and determine their behaviours. Well there are several different types of people who influence others: 1. The unnamed Sometimes people state that ... Read More »

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