July 18th, 2018

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cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Hut 8 Cryptocurrency says it has now completed its Medicine Hat facility — a sprawling 10-acre site on the wind-beaten prairie where super computers the size of train cars seek out and verify online financial transactions. The company stated Monday it has installed the last of 40 planned “block box units” two months

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  • Hut 8 completes 10-acre facility

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Hut 8 Cryptocurrency says it has now completed its Medicine Hat facility — a sprawling 10-acre site on the wind-beaten prairie where super computers the size of train cars seek out and verify online financial transactions. The company stated Monday it has installed the last of 40 planned “block box units” two months ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Beasley stands by comments

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Two comments that Todd Beasley made on May 23, 2017, on a Geert Wilders supporters Facebook page, has brought an end to his bid to be the next United Conservative Party candidate in the Brooks-Medicine Hat riding. “… Muslims i.e. Fools who are really worshiping Satan,” reads Beasley’s first post in part. ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Council OK’s local zoning for pot stores

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Medicine Hat city council has passed land-use regulations that would confine recreational cannabis outlets to some major commercial corridors and industrial parks, but without distance requirements from liquor stores and other pot sellers. The bylaw, including a map passed 6-1, was called a “careful” approach to allowing sales of soon-to-be legal marijuana this ... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Tigers hire new assistant coach

    The Medicine Hat Tigers have found a new assistant coach. The team announced today the hiring of Ryan Smith, who spent the last three season as associate coach with the Swift Current Broncos. The Broncos won the Ed Chynoweth Cup this season. “I am very excited and proud to be a Tiger and to join ... Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Rattlers name two new soccer coaches

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Medicine Hat College is officially moving on from its long-time, award-winning soccer coach —and, for that matter, a one-coach system. Jim Loughlin’s name was nowhere to be seen in Monday’s press release announcing Ian Tully to run the men’s team and Stephen Newton for the women’s. Loughlin —hired in 2004 as the men’s ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Under-16 Thunder take bronze at softball provincials

    Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Thunder won bronze at under-16 B softball provincials, and very nearly had a spot in Sunday’s final. In the town of Calahoo, the Thunder forced an extra inning and had a runner at third base to force a second but fell 14-13 to the Sedgewick Oilers in their semifinal. ... Read More »

    20 hours ago


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  • A few final thoughts and a goodbye

    Six-and-a-half years ago I packed my trustworthy Chevy Malibu to the brim with worldly possessions and one disgruntled orange cat. My trek took me from working at a rural newspaper in Northwestern Ontario across the prairies to Medicine Hat. The weather was -40 C, the winds were reaching 80 kilometres per hour. Raging winter grassfires ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Guest Column: Our health system fails the elderly

    Hospital overcrowding is not a new issue. Limited bed spaces have plagued Ontario hospitals for years and are increasingly straining our system. Not only are long wait times a shameful expectation when patients arrive in the emergency department, providing care in a busy hospital hallway has become an ordinary occurrence. The problem has become so ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Guest Column: Amid Trumpian chaos, get ready for a depraved new world

    I’ve never seen a rat race. Can’t even imagine one. Lemmings yes, but rats not so much. So the well known phrase, “Life is a rat race” doesn’t make much sense. It’s meant to suggest that we in the industrialized world are driven by the mindless pursuit of pleasure, rewards, or perceived advancements at the ... Read More »

    4 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Pot-specific bylaws needed in city

    I am a Grade 8 student at Crescent Heights High School. I am writing about the new marijuana factory coming to Medicine Hat. I think that the city did a great job of bringing new economic options to Medicine Hat, especially since the downturn of the oil and gas industry. Although this is great for ... Read More »

    6 days ago
  • Governments need to commit to TB fight

    Centuries of neglect have transformed tuberculosis, a curable disease, into the biggest infectious killer today, claiming more victims than HIV and malaria combined. Every year, 10 million human beings contract TB. Every year, 1.7 million die of it. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shown great leadership by promising to end TB in Canada’s North, but ... Read More »

    7 days ago
  • Marijuana should be ‘medical’ only

    I am 13 years old. I am addressing the medical marijuana greenhouse situation. I think this is a very noble choice. At first I had some concerns like impaired driving, the cost and if there would be other harmful drugs put into the marijuana. I then talked to my father and he told me, “this ... Read More »

    1 week ago


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