May 27th, 2018

Local News

Schizophrenia Society offers scholarships to those living with schizophrenia

By Gillian Slade on May 26th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta has scholarships available for people living with schizophrenia. There are a total of seven scholarship, each worth $2,000, and the deadline for applications to be submitted is July 26, 2018. Applications for the Yes2MeScholarships are available online. http://www.schizophrenia.ab.ca... Read More »

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No deal yet, but berm work continues

By Collin Gallant on May 25th, 2018

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant A new phase in the Industrial Avenue Berm will leapfrog private land where an agreement is still outstanding for the city to buy and build flood defences, planners revealed on Wednesday. Work north of a spur rail line near Medalta Potteries has been underway since last fall, and a contract could be awarded ... Read More »

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Integra Air closes its Medicine Hat operation

By Gillian Slade on May 25th, 2018

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade A company that has held a prominent role in the local aviation industry has closed its Medicine Hat operation. “Right now we have nothing in Medicine Hat,” said Integra Air CEO John Macek. Integra held the fixed-wing air ambulance contract for Medicine Hat for many years, but in September, 2017, Alberta Health ... Read More »

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Kidney Walk has special meaning for the Boksteyns

By Gillian Slade on May 25th, 2018

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade For a local couple Sunday’s Kidney Walk has special meaning on a number of levels — some very personal. John Boksteyn was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in his early 40s and has been on the transplant register for four years. Two years ago John began dialysis, which takes four to ... Read More »

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Origin of Wednesday’s fire still unknown

By Peggy Revell on May 25th, 2018

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Medicine Hat Fire Service’s investigation into the cause of a Wednesday evening fire that destroyed Deadbolt Construction Inc./Bamboo Innovations continued into Thursday. “The extent of the damage is to where the building will be torn down,” said Platoon Chief Doug Lagran, speaking midday while on scene at the 18th Street S.W. site in ... Read More »

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Today’s police graduation is open to the public

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The public is invited to attend the graduation ceremony of the 2018 Medicine Hat Police Service and Blood Tribe Police Service Cadet Training program this afternoon. The graduation ceremonies are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Patterson Armoury, located at 120 Cuyler Road S.E. Eleven cadets will graduate from the 20-week training ... Read More »

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Review: Cirque’s ‘Crystal’ leaves audience members spellbound

By Medicine Hat News on May 25th, 2018

Stan Ashbee For the Medicine Hat News With a Cirque du Soleil show, it’s mostly the surrealism and whimsy that gets you! Surreal would actually be an understatement when describing Crystal, the first-ever Cirque du Soleil show on ice and above. The show is currently being featured in Medicine Hat until May 27 at the ... Read More »

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A one and a two … bird and flower count set for Sunday

By Peggy Revell on May 25th, 2018

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Medicine Hat’s Spring Bird and Flower Count is set to return this Sunday. The annual event is a companion to the annual Christmas count launched more than 100 years ago by the Audubon Society, said Marty Drut, an interpreter with Police Point Park that is helping to organize the event. “It’s not as ... Read More »

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Talented canines to put on agility show at Alta.-NWT championships in Redcliff

By Mo Cranker on May 25th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker It’s going to be a big weekend for dogs in the city. The Flashing Canines Agility Club of Medicine Hat is hosting the Alberta-Northwest Territories Dog Agility Championships, an important event for the group. “This is big for us to have,” said Flashing Canines member Gail Thompson. “The last couple years Edmonton and ... Read More »

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SPCA has goal of $50,000 for Saturday’s Katch N’ Kennel festival

By Mo Cranker on May 25th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The Medicine Hat SPCA is holding one of its biggest fundraisers of the year this weekend. The group will be hosting its fourth annual Katch N’ Kennel Fun Festival event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the shelter, with the hopes of raising some funds and getting some animals adopted into their ... Read More »

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