February 22nd, 2018

Local Life

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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Seniors’ views on inheritance to be studied

By Medicine Hat News on September 29th, 2016

CNW When it comes to bucket list versus inheritance, Canadian seniors have spoken: 86 per cent are unwilling to forgo doing, achieving or acquiring something in order to provide a larger inheritance to their adult children. That’s according to the results of an August, 2016 Seniors’ Views of Inheritance study conducted by HomeEquity Bank and ... Read More »

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President’s faith explored at Lifetree Café

By Medicine Hat News on September 29th, 2016

The importance of the U.S. president’s religious faith will be explored at Lifetree Café on Oct. 5 from 6:45-7:45 p.m. The program — titled “The President’s Faith: Does It Matter?” — features filmed interviews with Michael Gerson, columnist for The Washington Post and chief speechwriter for George W. Bush, and Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners ... Read More »

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Untitled: Saamis Tepee a Medicine Hat icon

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

I love our big teepee. I didn’t always. Perhaps it would be accurate to say I didn’t know what to make of it when I first moved here in 2012. After all what does it say about my new home that its most famous landmark is a 20-storey teepee? But the more I see it ... Read More »

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Local in semis at Seattle dance competition

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat breakdancer made it oh-so-close to the finals of a breakdance battle in Seattle last weekend. Aaron Melanson, who dances as Bboy APlus, made it to the semi-finals of “4 The Love of It.” Melanson teaches at Gx Dance Studio and continually enters international competitions looking for moves, advice and ... Read More »

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Grasslands Naturalists meeting tonight

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Grasslands Naturalists will host its monthly meeting tonight at the Police Point Park Nature Centre. Guest speaker Tanya Rushcall will give a presentation about Alberta’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program at 7 p.m... Read More »

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