February 17th, 2019

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The Medicine Hat Tigers fell victim to a home-and-home sweep on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Medicine Hat shook off a slow start and rallied to take a 3-2 lead into the third period, but Calgary Hitmen captain Mark Kastelic completed a hat trick to spoil the comeback attempt and lock up a 5-3

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  • Push for consumption site talk continues

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com@MHNGillianSlade Organizers of Wednesday’s public meeting about supervised consumption are calling it a success. “I thought the meeting went well. It was great to be heard by the government officials in attendance,” said Marci Marshall, president of the Centre View Condo Association, homeowners located adjacent to the site at 502 S. Railway St., who arranged ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Motz blasts PM and his office for handling of SNC-Lavalin ordeal

    Glen Motz, MP for Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, raised concerns on Friday about the SNC-Lavalin situation and the extent of involvement by the Prime Minister and/or his office, according to a press release. “It’s crystal clear that Justin Trudeau is attempting to cover-up the SNC-Lavalin Affair,” he states in the release. “The recent emergency Justice Committee meeting ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Anand-Ford found guilty of manslaughter in 2016 stabbing

    jappel@medicinehatnews.com@MHNJeremyAppel A man accused in the stabbing death of 24-year-old Dustin Hewer has been found not guilty of second-degree murder. Instead the jury found him guilty of the lesser offence of manslaughter. Aaron Anand-Ford stabbed Hewer 13 times on Nov. 5, 2016, after the victim charged at his friend Jacob Porfoun with a baseball bat. ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Local Sports

  • Kastelic’s hat trick leads Hitmen to home-and-home sweep of Tigers

    The Medicine Hat Tigers fell victim to a home-and-home sweep on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Medicine Hat shook off a slow start and rallied to take a 3-2 lead into the third period, but Calgary Hitmen captain Mark Kastelic completed a hat trick to spoil the comeback attempt and lock up a 5-3 ... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • Rattlers take care of business

    Knowing complacency is their enemy down the stretch, the Medicine Hat College women’s basketball team took it to the SAIT Trojans Friday on home court. The Rattlers earned a 77-51 win in front of a couple hundred fans, improving to 16-3 on a night where all four playoff spots from their division were spoken for. ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Cubs relishing underdog role ahead of series with Coaldale

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Travelodge Cubs are happy to play the underdog. After sweeping the Strathmore Wheatland Kings 2-0 in the first round of Heritage Junior Hockey League post-season, the Cubs will cross paths with the South Division champion Coaldale Copperheads in a best-of-seven battle. While they’ve yet to upset the Copperheads this season, Cubs ... Read More »

    2 days ago


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  • Guest Column: Tilting right, to society’s detriment

    Where have all the moderate conservatives gone? This is a relevant and urgent question for Canadians. Our lives are deeply affected by American politics, which have lurched to the outer edges of radical conservatism and threaten the foundations of democratic institutions world-wide. The Tea-Republican-Trump Party has succeeded in erasing our collective memory of what conservatism ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Trudeau’s ‘real change’ slogan rings hollow in SNC-Lavalin affair

    Those looking for moral leadership from politicians, if such people exist at all, must have been sorely disappointed the past week. The Prime Minister’s Office is alleged to have pressured then-justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to go easy on SNC-Lavalin, a Quebec-based global engineering firm accused of paying out $48 million to Libyan ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Leader’s gaffe hurts public confidence in Alberta Party

    The Alberta Party had been waiting for an opportunity to shine, to come into its own and attract voters that did not want to be on the left or right politically. The upcoming provincial election was going to be that golden opportunity to gain votes from former supporters of the Conservative Party who no longer ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Natural gas price hike hardly qualifies as ‘a little’

    Re: “Natural gas jumps a little in February,” Feb. 2 According to my math, an increase to 2.16/GJ from 1.35/GJ is 60 per cent. In my world that’s a massive increase in one month, not a “little increase. It’s deceptive articles like this that help to fuel the “fake news” movement. Guy WoelfleMedicine Hat... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Trudeau should have been less bland in SNC-Lavelin response

    If I was the prime minister of Canada and someone cast unjust aspersions on my credibility or the credibility of my party I would be righteously indignant, red in the face, adrenalin flowing, screaming invectives at my accuser. Justin “Sunny Ways” Trudeau delivered a response to an accusation of interfering with the justice process with ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Snow-free pathways a wise investment

    The other day I biked from Southridge to River Heights using city pathways for the most part. Aside from a treacherous stretch in Ajax Coulee, the paths had been meticulously cleared and were free of ice. I have lived in places where city pathways have not been cleared, the result being that people do not ... Read More »

    4 days ago


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