September 25th, 2018

Local Life

Clubs Calendar Sept. 24-30

By Medicine Hat News on September 24th, 2018

MONDAY — Do you have a drinking problem? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held seven days a week in Medicine Hat. For times and locations, call 403-527-2065. — Moms’ Walking Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in Mall Food Court in front of A&W. Walk, then have coffee. — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5:30 p.m., ... Read More »

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Veiner Centre Contract Bridge Club August results

By Medicine Hat News on September 24th, 2018

August 1 1. Stan Biffard 2. Bert Howes 3. Ruth Tidy 4. Bruce Perrin August 8 1. Bert Howes 2. Stan Biffard 3. Betty Biffard 4. Norma Campbell 5. Matilda Weiss August 13 1. Ruth Tidy 2. Iris Boychuk 3. Lynn Windjack 4. Matilda Weiss 5. Laraine Payne August 15 1. Laraine Payne 2. Jackie ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Duplicate Bridge Club results for August

By Medicine Hat News on September 24th, 2018

August 2 Howell 1. Sumit Chatterjee and John Weatherhead 2. James Noble and LaVerne Noble 3. Pius Dennis and Ed Codding 4. Dave Spencer and Terry Noble August 7 Howell 1. Doreen Dennis and LaVerne Noble 2. Pius Dennis and John Weatherhead 3. Lorena Kelly and Maggie Burrows 4. Shirley Gaffney and Diane Klick August ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Senior Euchre Club results

By Medicine Hat News on September 24th, 2018

July 5 1. Marlene Wigemyr, Ann McGrogan, Lorna Rankin 2. Monika Evans 3. Hal Barker July 12 1. Dee Iftiniuk 2. Fred McNab, Barry Warcimaga 3. Marlene Wigemyr July 26 1. Al Guscott 2. George Evans 3. Sharon Hall August 2 1. Ivan Marthaller 2. Lorna Rankin 3. Barry Warcimaga August 9 1. Ivan Marthaller ... Read More »

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Praxis: Testing for starch

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2018

What a week it has been as we celebrated Science Literacy Week in Canada! We had a great start with a number of students attending our “Science Fair How To” at the Medicine Hat Public Library and we ended with a bang (literally!) with a full house of preschool scientists! It was an amazing group ... Read More »

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By the Way: Inspired by Headstones

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2018

Some months ago, I attended a Headstones concert at the Esplanade. For the record, Headstones are a punk-influenced alt-rock band who formed back in the 80s. I was glad to see they were still rocking after thirty years. One of my favourite Headstones songs is “Smile and Wave” and I hoped they’d perform it that ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: Rock of ages

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2018

The congregation of St. John’s Presbyterian Church is preparing to celebrate 135 years of existence, even as it mourns the loss of long time members, Bob Porter and Cliff Wright. The sandstone and brick building at the corner of Main (Second) Street and Fifth Avenue was the first of the second generation of city centre ... Read More »

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Legal Briefs: Employment claims are good cases for Summary Resolution

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2018

Employee dismissals are rife with conflict and since 2014 the economics of litigating wrongful dismissal claims had improved dramatically. This is in part because quality employees have been unable to quickly find alternative work in a depressed economy and in part because more Albertans are relying on streamlined resolution processes I call Summary Resolutions. “Summary ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Coin & Stamp Club hosting fall show today

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2018

Medicine Hat News Members of the Medicine Hat Coin & Stamp Club have more than a few things to show you. The club’s annual fall show goes today from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Higdon Hall on the Stampede grounds. Circulation coins, mint products, foreign currency and more will be there for the coin lovers, while ... Read More »

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Mental Health Matters: How to save money by thrift store shopping

By Medicine Hat News on September 22nd, 2018

For some people shopping in a thrift store is simply a way to stretch the budget. If a family lives on a fixed income, it is an inexpensive way to shop. Items are much cheaper second-hand and you do not have to sacrifice quality or pride. Browse the thrift store at a time when it ... Read More »

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