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Three car accident downtown Saturday

By Mo Cranker on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News At approximately 2:30 p.m. there was a three car collision at 3rd St. and 6th Ave. According to both eye witness and police accounts, a white van was driving south on 6th Ave. and a red SUV was driving east on 3rd St. The two collided at the intersection which stopped the ... Read More »

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Ranchers await updates on bovine TB

By Collin Gallant on October 29th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is now contacting all ranchers across southeast Alberta, updating them on its investigation into a single case of bovine tuberculosis found near Jenner. Federal officials say only 30 ranches are under quarantine, but operations in northern Cypress County, the County of Newell, the Special Areas and the MD ... Read More »

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Watch the power plant progress on web cam

By Collin Gallant on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Construction on the City of Medicine Hat’s new power facility is well underway, and Hatters can track progress via a time-lapse web video on the city’s website. Ground was broken at the site of the natural gas-fired 43-megawatt generation station in June, and this week the city’s utility department released updated photos ... Read More »

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Creativity needed to save local Scouts Hall

By Collin Gallant on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A group of local parents and Scouts Canada volunteers is putting out a call for support to keep the Scouts Hall on Cuyler Road open and operating, as the national organization undertakes a financial review of all its facilities. Hatter Brandy Payeur has several children involved in scouting and last week issued ... Read More »

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School zone speed limit rules transitioning well

By Peggy Revell on October 29th, 2016

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Medicine Hat Police Service say it’s been a fairly smooth transition over the past couple months to new school and playground zone times — but for drivers to remember the changes as the days grow shorter. “I think the majority of people are remembering, and hopefully the ones that aren’t are few and ... Read More »

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Halloween safety from the MHPS

By Mo Cranker on October 29th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker With the day of spook and ghouls right around the corner the Medicine Hat Police Service want adults, party goers and trick-or-treaters to remember some important safety tips for this weekend. “One of the biggest reminders we have for kids is to remember their road safety,” said Const. Josh Argue. “Just because you’re ... Read More »

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Teal Pumpkin Project makes Halloween for every kid

By Mo Cranker on October 29th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker With Halloween upon us, so begins a weekend of sugar bingeing, dressing up and pumpkin carving. For some however, their pumpkins will remain intact and painted teal as a sign of their involvement in the Teal Pumpkin Project. The project began in 2014 in Tennessee and encourages houses to place teal pumpkins on ... Read More »

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Science Olympics at MHC today

By Charles Lefebvre on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Families of all ages are encouraged to learn and discover science on Saturday, as Praxis hosts its annual Science Olympics. The event, now in its 25th year, runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Medicine Hat College. The event will feature hands-on science activities for children of all ages, to show ... Read More »

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Info session Wednesday on proposed airport rules

By Charles Lefebvre on October 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The city will be hosting an information session Wednesday about proposed airport zoning regulations. Airport zoning regulations maintain obstacle-free airspace in the vicinity of the Medicine Hat Regional Airport. Regulations are enacted to protect the present operations of the airport, and help ensure potential and future development surrounding the airport remains compatible ... Read More »

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Eagle Butte eligible for solar panel program

By Charles Lefebvre on October 29th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Prairie Rose School Division says it will have to enter the discussion table with the province before a decision is made about solar panels. The provincial government announced Wednesday it would be making $9 million in funding available, allowing 36 school projects across the province in the design or tender phase to install ... Read More »

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