June 18th, 2019

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mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker For the first time in his life, Ralph Browne got to take a seat, relax and enjoy an entire concert full of his students as a spectator. Saturday evening marked the appreciation concert held in honour of Browne’s 30 years of work in the Medicine Hat music community – there was not an empty

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  • River Run celebrates 35 years

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker Summer weekends in the Hat almost always include a long-distance running event – with the Cancarb River Run being a staple for 35 years in the community. Runners and their supporters gathered at the Downtown YMCA Saturday morning for the annual run which featured three, five and 10 kilometre heats. “The River Run raises ... Read More »

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  • Events Calendar June 17-23, 2019

    June 17 – Sunrise Coffee Time, MH Public Library, 10 a.m. June 17 – Co-op sponsored BBQ and garden party, MH Public Library, 5-8 p.m. June 18 – Stitching in the Afternoon, MH Public Library, 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 18 – Wheel to Work & Play trail grand re-opening. Police Point Park Nature Centre, 7 p.m. ... Read More »

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  • ‘A night I’ll never forget’: Hatters pack MHC theatre for Ralph Browne appreciation concert

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@MHNmocranker For the first time in his life, Ralph Browne got to take a seat, relax and enjoy an entire concert full of his students as a spectator. Saturday evening marked the appreciation concert held in honour of Browne’s 30 years of work in the Medicine Hat music community – there was not an empty ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Mavericks staying positive through six-game slide

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks have found themselves in a rut, but head coach Tom Vessella says they hold the tools to dig their way out. The Mavericks followed up a 15-3 loss to the Beavers Saturday in Weyburn with a spirited effort in an eventual 5-4 setback to the Moose Jaw Miller Express on ... Read More »

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  • Kurt Bensmiller’s win was eight years in the making

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Eight years ago, Kurt Bensmiller made history by setting the World Professional Chuckwagon Association track record in Medicine Hat — but on Sunday he finally became the Gas City champion.  After reaching the championship heat for the fourth time in the past nine seasons, the two-time reigning world champion managed to edge brother-in-law Vern ... Read More »

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  • Barrie Shave a smash hit

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Barrie Shave Tennis Classic offers participants and spectators a wide range of reasons to get involved – from sons and dads competing together over Father’s Day weekend, to simply enjoying the warm weather with friends – but the one that stands out above the rest is the chance to come together as a ... Read More »

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