July 25th, 2014

Local News

Masters of the garden among those in Better Living competition

By Collin Gallant on July 25th, 2014

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com@CollinGallantIt’s enough to make green thumbs green with envy, and those with more rudimentary skills in the garden red in the face.Full grown, ripe vegetables, plucked earlier this week, on display with ribbons at the Better Living competition at the Medicine Hat Stampede.For those spend Labour Day staring ... Read More »

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Most popular local stories July 19-25

By medicinehatnews on July 25th, 2014

Medicine Hat NewsThey only spend a few years of the lives playing for the Medicine Hat Tigers, but Hatters always like to keep tabs on the former Tabbies. With the Tigers hosting an alumni golf tournament in the city last week, reporter Collin Gallant caught up with a ... Read More »

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Land-use handled poorly: McIver

By Collin Gallant on July 25th, 2014

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallantRic McIver says a provincial government with him as premier would listen to Albertans, especially on land use, an issue that cost the PC party rural votes in the last election.Most rural ridings south of Red Deer elected Wildrose Party candidates — including two southeast Alberta ridings ... Read More »

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Foremost moves closer to being world-renowned UAV centre

By Alex Mccuaig on July 25th, 2014

amccuaig@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCuaigPlans to see southeastern Alberta become a world leader in the advancement of unmanned aerial vehicle training isn’t just pie in the sky with the announcement Thursday that Foremost will become the continent’s premier UAV training centre.Non-military UAV training has been restricted to a line-of-sight between the ... Read More »

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Sherman talks Liberal future while in Hat for parade

By Gillian Slade on July 25th, 2014

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSlade Having got its own house in order, the Alberta Liberal Party’s leader says they are ready to run the province and are expecting an election in the fall. “Our party is out of debt. We can manage our own money and are ready to manage the ... Read More »

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Tory hopeful details thoughts on health care, seniors

By Gillian Slade on July 25th, 2014

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSladeA return to regional health boards and another look at the DriveABLE test for seniors wanting to renew their drivers license will be on the cards if Ric McIver becomes the new leader of the Tories and premier of Alberta.“We need to connect the person walking into ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat News scholarship deadline is Aug. 7

By Peggy Revell on July 25th, 2014

Medicine Hat NewsThe deadline is fast approaching for Medicine Hat News scholarships, where $8,000 is up for grabs.With an Aug. 7 deadline, multiple post-secondary scholarships are available, including three $1,000 awards through the News. The fourth is a joint News-Medicine Hat Tigers $2,500 scholarship, awarded to two students.The ... Read More »

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Maple Ave. concrete pour will reduce speed

By Collin Gallant on July 25th, 2014

Medicine Hat NewsAs crews get closer to pouring a new concrete deck on the west lanes of the Maple Avenue bridge, the City is letting residents know speed limits will be reduced to 10 kilometres per hour for several days.Officials with the Municipal Works department say depending on ... Read More »

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Kiwanis Central Park grand opening Sunday

By Collin Gallant on July 25th, 2014

Medicine Hat News The grand reopening celebration of the water deck in Kiwanis Central Park will take place Sunday, about a month after they were postponed. The waterpark, originally built in 1985, underwent major renovations last fall as part of a city-wide program to revamp spray decks at ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat’s Southview Drive EMS station holds official opening

By Medicine Hat News on July 25th, 2014

Medicine Hat News The newest Emergency Medical Services station in Medicine Hat was officially opened Thursday. In operation for the past couple of months and located just east of 13th Avenue on Southview Drive, Alberta Health Services says it will serve the southern half of the city, which ... Read More »

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