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Journalist Gwynne Dyer will speak at Medicine Hat College Thursday

By Charles Lefebvre on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News An international journalist, columnist and lecturer will be at Medicine Hat College Thursday to speak about his new book. London-based freelance journalist Gwynne Dyer will discuss Don’t Panic: International Education Business Partnership Conference, in the college theatre at 7 p.m. The book discusses why the Middle East has become the global capital ... Read More »

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Collision sends 3 to hospital

By Charles Lefebvre on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Three people were taken to hospital following a Monday morning collision near Dunmore. Cypress County Fire Department, Medicine Hat Fire Department and Redcliff RCMP all responded to the collision, which took place at approximately 8:45 a.m. at Eagle Butte Road near Josephburg Trail. According to John McBain, acting deputy fire chief with ... Read More »

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Classic Loser contest looks for a new name

By Mo Cranker on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s annual weight loss contest the Classic Loser will be sporting a new name this year and organizers are asking for the community’s help in renaming the event. The person who submits the winning name will win a $500 gift certificate for the Body Building Depot. The name change comes after ... Read More »

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Public invited to screening of The Mask You Live In

By Peggy Revell on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Sexual Assault Response Committee and Kind Communities Alliance is inviting the public to a documentary film screening Oct. 15 of “The Mask You Live In.” The film follows boys and young men as they negotiate society’s narrow definition of masculinity and looks at how to raise a healthier generation of boys ... Read More »

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Morning collision near Dunmore sends three to hospital

By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2016

Three people were taken to hospital following a Monday morning collision near Dunmore. Cypress County Fire Department, Medicine Hat Fire Department and Redcliff RCMP all responded to the collision, which took place at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Eagle Butte Road near Josephburg Trail. According to John McBain, acting deputy fire chief with the Cypress County ... Read More »

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Culture and Tourism Minister visits Hat to mark Culture Days

By Mo Cranker on October 3rd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Alberta’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Ricardo Miranda made his final stop on his Alberta-wide Culture Days tour Sunday afternoon at the Fall Festival hosted at Police Point Park. Miranda visited half-a-dozen cities over the weekend and said traveling the province helped remind him of the art traditions in each city. “It’s been ... Read More »

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Determination and life celebrated at annual Run for the Cure

By Mo Cranker on October 3rd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Walkers and runners united Sunday at the annual Run for the Cure in Echo Dale Park to raise funds and awareness to fight breast cancer. One of over 400 walkers Sunday was Linda Roflik who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. She said she’ll never forget the initial shock of being diagnosed ... Read More »

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Events Calendar Oct. 3-9

By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2016

Oct. 3 — Birding: Watching, Carving & Painting, MH Public Library, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 4 — Mental Health Awareness Week movie “Inside Out,” MH Public Library, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4 — The King: A Musical Tribute to Elvis feat. Donny Edwards, Medicine Hat College Eresman Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 — Tigers vs. Warriors, Canalta ... Read More »

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Nostalgia, variety keep annual Gun and Antique Show busy

By Mo Cranker on October 3rd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat got a look into the past this weekend with the annual Gun and Antique Show. The event ran on Saturday and Sunday at the Cypress Centre and showcased a wide variety of old items. Co-organizer of the event Tim Hittel said he enjoys how many unique items can be found every ... Read More »

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Assisted death pace surprising officials

By Gillian Slade on October 1st, 2016

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade The number of medically assisted deaths in Alberta continues at an unexpected pace, says Alberta Health Services. “It has been consistent with two or four a week,” said Dr. Jim Silvius, AHS medical director, who admits to being surprised at the consistency of that number. There have been 29 medically assisted deaths ... Read More »

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