November 25th, 2017

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Hatters gather to commemorate sacrifice and valour of Vimy Ridge

By Mo Cranker on April 10th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker There’s certain moments and events that Canadians will always remember, the battle of Vimy Ridge is one of them. On Sunday, a large group of Hatters, political figures, police officers, veterans and a large group of South Alberta Light Horse soldiers and cadets gathered in Robertson Park to honour the 10,600 Canadians injured, ... Read More »

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Science fair brings together youth from across region

By Mo Cranker on April 10th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Students from Grades 4-12 gathered at Medicine Hat College with their science projects Saturday to put on a display, get feedback and possible win an award at the 42nd annual Southeast Alberta Kiwanis Regional Science Fair. The fair showcased students from all over southeast Alberta, and one of the organizers Patti Rooks said ... Read More »

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Upcoming boundary changes mean no more busing from South Ridge area to Alexandra Middle School

By Tim Kalinowski on April 10th, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Parents living in the South Ridge area who have children attending Alexandra Middle School instead of Dr. Roy Wilson will no longer be able to receive bus transport as of this September. The initial boundary change occurred in 2014 when Dr. Roy Wilson opened, but it was then only a K-7 school; therefore, ... Read More »

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Police use social media to give community a virtual ‘ride along’

By Mo Cranker on April 10th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker At any given moment of their shift, a police officer can be sent out to a wide-range of crime scenes, none exactly like the next. Medicine Hat Police Service Staff Sgt. Jason Graham decided to give Hatters a taste of this during his Friday and Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. overnight shifts ... Read More »

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Hope conference set for May

By Gillian Slade on April 10th, 2017

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Parkinson Alberta’s Hope Conference will take place in Medicine Hat this year on May 27, with a range of speakers on topics of interest to people living with Parkinson’s, care givers, and health-care professionals. The keynote speaker is Tanis Robinson, nursing co-ordinator at Medicine Hat College. Robinson is a PhD candidate researching ... Read More »

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Sunshine Skillet to return for fifth year

By Mo Cranker on April 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Sunshine Skillet Food Festival is back for a fifth year this May, and is being held on the 19th and 20th. The biggest event on the weekend is the annual Sunset Dinner, which will be held on May 20, with doors opening at 5 p.m. and dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. ... Read More »

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Events Calendar April 10-16

By Medicine Hat News on April 10th, 2017

April 10 — Tween EggstremeEaster, MH Public Library, 7-8:30 p.m., ages 10-12 April 11 — Travelogue: The Galapagos Islands, MH Public Library, 7-8:30p.m. April 13 — Market @ Medalta, 4:30-7:30 p.m. April 13 — Stitching in the Library, MH Public Library, 7 p.m. April 13 — James Keelaghan, Esplanade, 7:30 p.m. April 14-17 — Annual ... Read More »

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Workshop focuses on Type 2 diabetes

By Gillian Slade on April 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News There are challenges if you are living with Type 2 diabetes and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is holding a three-hour workshop on April 26. The workshop is designed to help individuals take control of their diabetes and improve their quality of life. It is led by AHS diabetes educators and will include ... Read More »

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Foremost drone facility to receive $300K in funding

By Collin Gallant on April 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The drone testing facility in Foremost will receive $300,000 in provincial funding to advance new phases of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Range, according to an announcement Friday in Lethbridge. The Community and Regional Economic Support program awarded $370,000 in total to projects in Southeast Alberta, including money for the city of Brooks, ... Read More »

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Annual gala raises funds for PTSD recovery programs

By Mo Cranker on April 10th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The third annual National PTSD Benefit Gala took place Saturday night at the Medicine Hat Lodge. The night is held yearly with the hopes of raising money for recovery programs, aimed at helping with people living with post-traumatic stress disorder. Event co-ordinator Glenda Jacobs said the evening was held to show respect to ... Read More »

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