March 26th, 2017

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Hard work rewarded with best kept block award

By Charles Lefebvre on September 26th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre After a summer of driving around the city, examining front yards at homes, and a lot of difficult decision from judges, the Kiwanis Club of Medicine Hat handed out its annual awards for best kept block and best kept residence in Medicine Hat. The block of eight homes from 2820-2974 Cottonwood Way S.E. ... Read More »

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Daffodil Project kicks off fall planting for second season

By Charles Lefebvre on September 26th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre A project with the goal of beautifying the space alongside the Trans-Canada Highway got underway for a second year on Saturday. Beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, volunteers with the Daffodil Project began planting daffodil bulbs at the berm between Shepherd Crescent and the Trans-Canada Highway during the project’s first community planting day ... Read More »

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Events Calendar Sept. 26-Oct. 2

By Medicine Hat News on September 26th, 2016

Sept. 26-Oct. 2 —Alberta Culture Days, multiple locations Sept. 26 —Cinema Politica “Peace Out: Energy Costs,” MH Public Library, 7 p.m. Sept. 26 — Colouring Fun, MHPublic Library, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 27 — Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians, MHPublic Library, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 29 — Market @ Medalta, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 — ... Read More »

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Bike race aims to help children in Africa

By Charles Lefebvre on September 26th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Cycling enthusiasts in the Gas City and surrounding area descended on Redcliff to test their skills and stamina on two wheels, as well as help children in Africa. The first ever Test of Humanity Bike Race took over River Valley Park in Redcliff on Saturday, bringing more than 40 bikers of all ages ... Read More »

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‘Just Right Room’ hopes to get kids in the right frame of mind for learning

By Charles Lefebvre on September 26th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Students at Mother Teresa School now have a space to ensure they’re in the right frame of mind to learn at school. The school recently opened up a Just Right Room, a space where students can learn coping strategies and emotional regulation to get ready to learn at school. The concept of the ... Read More »

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Mmmm… Bacon

By Sean Rooney on September 24th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Folks, let’s have a serious conversation about bacon. Sure, Canalta Centre unveiled an array of new food choices Friday for its upcoming sophomore season, including everything from veggie snack cups to kids meals and deep-fried dill pickles. But there was no questioning the real star of the show: Bacon on a stick, drizzled ... Read More »

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Building fee spike looks likely

By Collin Gallant on September 24th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Costs related to building in Medicine Hat could be going up as the city’s planning department attempts to close a gap between what it charges and the cost to issue permits. However, some business groups in Medicine Hat are saying that while they can understand the move to recover costs, its not the ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: YMCA can go above and beyond

By Mo Cranker on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The YMCA has been operating in Medicine Hat since the 1970s with the goal of giving back to those who give to them. While being well known for its swimming lessons, the YMCA offers a wide range of health, exercise and living services outside of the pool, including, child care centres, an ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: Transform what can be achieved tomorrow

By Gillian Slade on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The purpose of legacy giving is to plan ahead, choose a gift that fulfills your hopes and desires, and to make a lasting impact. Charitable giving through a bequest to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation is a wonderful way to leave a legacy that has special meaning to you, while ... Read More »

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‘Knees together’ judge shocked local officials with victim services

By Peggy Revell on September 24th, 2016

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A Calgary judge’s comments during a 2014 sexual assault trial has spurred outrage and a judicial hearing — and local organizations who support victims hope it’s an opportunity for education and change. “What has been amazing … is the public outcry of support for the (victim),” said Christina Johnson, executive director with the ... Read More »

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