August 28th, 2014

Local News

Lawyer wants to turn century-old home into law office

By Collin Gallant on August 28th, 2014

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant A proposal that would allow a First Street home to be turned into a law office will go to city council for a public hearing, the Municipal Planning Commission agreed on Wednesday. The home, at 78 First Street, S.W., is currently for sale and local lawyer ... Read More »

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Details over photo radar review so far unknown

By Gillian Slade on August 28th, 2014

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSlade Photo radar came to an end in Brooks a year ago and in Medicine Hat a review of the system will ultimately take place but if it’s handled only by the police commission it will have little value, says one councillor. “It will add insult to ... Read More »

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Reality TV capturing Hat hotel renovations

By Alex Mccuaig on August 28th, 2014

amccuaig@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCuaig A Medicine Hat hotel has hit the trifecta in revitalizing one of the city’s landmark lodgings with a new owner, nationally recognized local contractor and a reality TV show getting the word out. “We want to create a hotel with a wow factor for the guest ... Read More »

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Bus storage barn to cost $1.1 million extra

By Collin Gallant on August 28th, 2014

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Almost six years after it was first proposed, the city is prepared to move ahead with a new storage barn for city buses, but additions and delays will require an extra $1.1 million, a city committee heard Wednesday. The bulk of the budget is provided by ... Read More »

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Is this you?Let the News know

By Gillian Slade on August 28th, 2014

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSlade If you recognize yourself in this photo, someone you know or used to know, the News would like to hear from you. The photo accompanied a story in Maclean’s magazine on Aug. 6, 1955 about the excellent bus service in Medicine Hat. The News is planning ... Read More »

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‘At our best’

By Medicine Hat News on August 28th, 2014

Medicine Hat College has a simple goal. To be our best. The best college in Alberta. The best college in Canada. It could be that in some ways we already are the best. It could also be true that there are things we need to change to say ... Read More »

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No major injuries from RV collision in Redcliff

By Alex Mccuaig on August 28th, 2014

Medicine Hat News A Wednesday morning collision on the Trans-Canada Highway between an RV and car saw one person taken to hospital but no major injuries reported. Redcliff RCMP report that it appears the RV was turning left off the Trans-Canada onto Mitchell Street on an advance green ... Read More »

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Montana sage grouse hunt reined in this year

By Alex Mccuaig on August 28th, 2014

amccuaig@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCuaig Montana’s hunting season for the greater sage grouse opens on Sunday but it will be a far different this year for the upland game bird. The Montana State Fish, Wildlife and Parks department stepped back from a proposed outright hunting ban for the bird which in ... Read More »

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Take the time to limit mosquito breeding grounds

By Gillian Slade on August 28th, 2014

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSlade Recent rains will increase the population of mosquitos, which will increase the possibility of West Nile virus, but there are things you can do at home to limit their breeding ground, says the City. Randy Taves, manager for Parks operations, says look for any water that ... Read More »

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Construction continues for NorwoodGrande

By Gillian Slade on August 28th, 2014

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSlade Large steel beams were being erected on Wednesday for the new Norwood Grande building on 13th Avenue S.E. which will include a skywalk to Chinook Village. Construction of the three-storey building is unique in that it is pre-engineered in the U.S., transported to Medicine Hat, and ... Read More »

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