February 18th, 2018

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Antiques, collectables, guns and more on display this weekend

By Charles Lefebvre on September 27th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Do you enjoy browsing for antiques? Looking for good deals on vintage furniture and glasses? Need to restock on ammunition, scopes and firearms for hunting season? The Cypress Centre will be able to help answer all of those questions and more this weekend, as it hosts the 14th annual Antiques and Collectables Show ... Read More »

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Body found of man who jumped in water, disappeared

By Peggy Revell on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Emergency responders have located the body of a swimmer who went missing on Sunday at the MD of Taber Park. Emergency responders began the search for the 33-year-old man Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., after the man who was swimming with his three siblings climbed a pillar, jumped into the water and ... Read More »

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Active Aging Week offers plenty

By Charles Lefebvre on September 27th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre The city of Medicine Hat will be hosting several events in connection with Active Aging Week through the week. “We’ve been doing this for several years now, and it’s just to highlight the importance of staying healthy through your senior years,” said Deidre Giesbrecht, volunteer programs co-ordinator with the city’s senior services department. ... Read More »

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MHC submits plans to offer natural gas vehicle inspection certificate

By Charles Lefebvre on September 27th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Medicine Hat College will soon offer a new certificate program. The college announced it has submitted final plans to offer a compressed natural gas vehicle inspection certification course on campus, giving students the knowledge and ability to inspect an emerging technology for engines. “It came about as an initiative from the city when ... 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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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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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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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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