July 12th, 2024

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@CollinGallant cgallant@medicinehatnews.com The Medicine Hat Stampede could be back before city council this summer as the annual fair is set to take place to renew a request for millions of dollars in city support for grandstand renovations. That was revealed Tuesday during a four-hour meeting where council members pour through a list of 86 potential

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  • Four competitors vying to become Stampede royalty; queen announced during rodeo

    asmith@medicinehatnews.com Stampede Week is just around the corner and all eyes have turned to this year’s contestants as they take on the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Queen Competition. Four competitors are striving for the two titles over the next several days; Mariah Breneman, Charlie Christie, Charlatan Sandford and Caitlin Watson. While all four agreed ... Read More »

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  • Local bargaining agent secures rises for gas plant workers

    @MedicineHatNews Workers at Moduline in Medicine Hat and the Empress Gas plant operated by Plains Midstream will see raises in new contracts posted in an overview of collective bargaining published by the province for June. The Medicine Hat Employees Association, which is the bargaining agent for 80 workers with the Medicine Hat based structure builder, ... Read More »

    24 hours ago
  • AUPE rally raises member spirits in preparation for bargaining

    asmith@medicinehatnews.com Members of the city’s AUPE chapter gathered with signs and flags outside of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Wednesday, despite the heat. They were joined by fellow union members from other organizations, including UNA, said Curtis Jackson, AUPE vice-president for the South region of the province. He explained that the purpose of the ... Read More »

    24 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Mavs put up football-like numbers in win Thursday

    The runs started coming and they didn’t stop coming from the Medicine Hat Mavericks’ bats Thursday night. The Mavs hit the ground running at Athletic Park, beating the Edmonton Prospects 25-6 at Athletic Park. Thursday’s blowout win came the same day six Mavs were named to the WCBL all-star game, pitchers Jacob Petersheim, Jack Novak, ... Read More »

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  • Mavs riding high following Sask road trip

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The outside temperature isn’t the only thing heating up in Medicine Hat. As mercury rises in thermometers, the Medicine Hat Mavericks are getting just as hot, coming off a 5-1 stretch in their last six games and are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Mavs swept a two-game set against the Saskatoon Berries ... Read More »

    24 hours ago
  • Inside the CFL: Patterson serves crow, Rider style

    sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews ast week I expressed doubts that Saskatchewan backup Shea Patterson had the ability to get things done. When Corey Mace said, “The kid does everything right”, I wrote that the rookie head coach was whistling by Regina’s oldest graveyard. I was wrong, they were right, the Roughriders sinking the Good Ship Argonaut 23-20. No ... Read More »

    24 hours ago


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    Let’s address the elephant in the room. A recent edition of the Medicine Hat News included an insert titled Healthy Living Summer 2024. Inside this 15-page insert was an article relating to issues that affect men’s health. Certain concerns raised included cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, diabetes, prostate and testicular cancer. We as a society have ... Read More »

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  • Noteworthy: You want it hot, hot, hot? Now it’s really hot, hot, hot

    Okay Hatters, we’ve been complaining about the lousy spring and early summer weather we’ve experienced – cooler than normal temperatures, disruptive rains – and longing for the good ol’ days of sweltering summer days. Well, they’re here and if the Weather Network’s forecast is correct, today is going to be the hottest of the hot ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • City Notebook: There’s a policy for that

    @@CollinGallant Forgetting the thunder that woke everyone up Friday morning, there’s several tell-tale signs that summer is on the way. Above-30C temperatures are on the horizon, the Stampede Parade in that other city was held Friday, and though the southeast is as green as Ireland at the moment, we can still see shades of brown ... Read More »

    6 days ago

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