April 13th, 2024

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@MedicineHatNews A group that called for a provincial audit during last summer’s utility price debate is now asking the city to voluntarily request an investigation into council disputes, while another petition seeks a show of support for Mayor Linnsie Clark. Municipal Affairs says it’s not prepared to intervene at this point, stating that while residents

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  • Pembina Pipelines gets OK for solar system at Empress plant in Cypress County

    @MedicineHatNews Pembina Pipelines has won approval to build a small solar power system at its Empress LNG straddle plant in northeast Cypress County. “Project Sunshine” would be a 4.9-megawatt solar panel array built on the plant site and augment a larger power co-generation system at the facility. That also required Pembina to amend its status ... Read More »

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  • SEAWA to screen film on water shortage for Earth Day

    asmith@medicinehatnews.com The South East Alberta Watershed Alliance is bringing the ever-pressing issue of drought to the forefront this Earth Day, with a screening of Dried Up, What Now? The film, produced by Livingstone Landowners Group, Kevin Van Tighem and Yvan Lebel, focuses on declining water levels in southern Alberta, with a focus on some of ... Read More »

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  • Police unveil trading cards to celebrate 125th anniversary

    The Medicine Hat Police Service has released a set of 30 trading cards called “Cop Cards” for kids and residents young at heart to collect while also engaging with the local police department. Thirty active police and peace officers have their own cards featuring photography selected by each individual member as well as a short ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Tigers goaltending a question for training camp

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Beyond the Medicine Hat Tigers’ injury troubles in the second half, one of the main focal points on the season was the goaltending rotation. The first half of the year saw 19-year-old Evan May lead in starts, with rookies 18-year-old Zach Zahara and freshly turned 18-year-old Ethan McCallum working their way through a rotation. ... Read More »

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  • Tigers need a jump in summer if they want success next year: Desjardins

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat Tigers fell short of their own expectations this season and head into a summer far too long for their liking. A week removed from their Game 5 loss to the Red Deer Rebels, falling 4-1 in their first-round series, and the lockers are all empty at Co-op Place. Exit meetings with ... Read More »

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  • Next wave of Tigers ready for their opportunity

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb While the Medicine Hat Tigers battled in their first-round series against the Red Deer Rebels, their future watched from the stands envisioning themselves on the biggest stage. The Tigers had five black aces for their playoff run, with forwards Markus and Liam Ruck, defencemen Riley Steen, Koray Bozkaya and goaltender Jordan Switzer practising with ... Read More »

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  • City Notebook: Everyone has an opinion but not a lot is being said

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com@CollinGallant The hullabaloo at city hall appears destined to sit in a holding pattern for a while. After three weeks, both sides of a frayed relationship between council and mayor are sitting tight, and just wait until the issue arrives before the court. But that’s not keeping those on the periphery out of the fray. ... Read More »

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  • Let’s Chat: Let us be feline responsible

    Cats have always been part of my life. Growing up in Crescent Heights, our neighbour had a cat that had kittens. One of them came to live with us and we had Benny for an amazing 18 years. I remember driving to the vet with my mom to have Benny fixed when they announced on ... Read More »

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  • Noteworthy: Nothing like an obscure Medicine Hat connection

    The Colin James Blues Trio entertained a packed Esplanade house last Saturday night and one of James’ bandmates, Juno-award winning guitarist Steve Marriner, has a Medicine Hat connection. He told the audience his grandfather was the famous Canadian actor Bruno Gerussi, who was born in Medicine Hat before going on to fame and fortune as ... Read More »

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