August 24th, 2019

Letters to the Editor

Outstanding accomplishment by Hat ball team

By Letter to the Editor on August 8th, 2019

I would like to offer my congratulations to the Medicine Hat Junior Little League all stars in winning the Canadian championship last weekend in Lethbridge. This group is the first team at any level from Medicine Hat to win a national Little League championship. Trust me when I say getting to a Canadian Little League ... Read More »

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We can make the world a better place for all

By Letter to the Editor on August 3rd, 2019

The world is getting smaller, no doubt about it. Now more than ever, if a butterfly flits its wings on one side of the planet, there is a reaction, however small, on the opposite side. Shouldn’t we then consider our fellowmen, everywhere? What if we can do so and at the same time make a ... Read More »

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Suspicious of government’s supervised consumption site review

By Letter to the Editor on August 2nd, 2019

According to statistics the group overdosing most in the current opioid drug crisis are men 20 to 40 years old. This population is very productive in our economy. It horrifies me that we don’t use every resource to help drug addiction. We know if we treat opioid addiction with suboxone people can go back to ... Read More »

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Former owners of the Tweed House want to see local history preserved

By Letter to the Editor on July 31st, 2019

Re: “Old owners try to save historic house,” July 17 As noted in the Medicine Hat News recently, the Tweed House at the corner of Division Avenue and First Street SW might soon be removed or destroyed. My husband and I were devastated upon hearing this news, after the sale was concluded. We thank Collin ... Read More »

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Related Cato to Alberta’s current government

By Letter to the Editor on July 31st, 2019

Re: “NDP filibustering just grandstanding against what Albertans voted for,” July 19 I got my Cato’s mixed up. I always connect the name with Clouseau’s manservant, not Cato the Younger 95-46 BC. So I went in search of him on Google: “A follower of the Stoic philosophy. A noted orator, he is remembered for his ... Read More »

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Letter in Newfoundland paper was ‘hogwash’

By Letter to the Editor on July 24th, 2019

I was recently reminded of the dislike or – let’s call it what it is, “hate” – of people by others everywhere. On July 17, a Newfoundland newspaper called The Telegram published a letter to the editor from Mr. Gord Cowan of Medicine Hat, titled, “An N.L., vote for the Federal Liberals is a betrayal ... Read More »

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An eatery’s most important staff

By Letter to the Editor on July 24th, 2019

I, like probably a lot of other folks, have a favourite eatery and bar. Haven’t been to many, but enough to consider myself perhaps not an expert but certainly, shall we say, a bit of an aficionado. And in that capacity I dare to write what follows, to the chagrin of some but I’m sure ... Read More »

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Gas prices still high

By Letter to the Editor on July 23rd, 2019

We recently spent a very enjoyable time in the small Alberta town of Lac La Biche in northern Alberta. The fist thing we noticed was the difference in gasoline prices. Lac La Biche was 30 cents per litre cheaper than the Hat. What’s going on? Bob Wolstenholme Medicine Hat... Read More »

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Mural fest leaves legacy

By Letter to the Editor on July 20th, 2019

With the final colour applied and the last mural painted, the first Medicine Hat Mural Fest is complete and hopefully there are many more to come. After three days of extensive and intense hours of planning and execution by a who’s who of local and international artists the legacy left behind will be enjoyed for ... Read More »

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Hatter’s warning letter to Newfoundland voters riles

By Letter to the Editor on July 19th, 2019

On July 17, a Newfoundland newspaper called The Telegram published a letter to the editor from a Mr. Gord Cowan of Medicine Hat titled “An N.L. vote for the federal Liberals is a betrayal of Alberta.” Mr. Cowan was clearly very upset at how Newfoundlanders could have voted for the federal Liberals in 2015 and ... Read More »

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