November 19th, 2018

Local Life

Clubs Calendar Nov. 19-25

By Medicine Hat News on November 19th, 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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Insurance Understood: Just like a football Hail Mary

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2018

In football a Hail Mary pass is a very long forward pass made in desperation, with only a small chance of success and time running out on the clock. These passes are amazing when they work but they rarely do. It is usually better to have a huddle with your teammates to decide on a ... Read More »

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Praxis: Seeing, and shooting, hoops

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2018

I have been helping out a young lady the past few months with her basketball skills; please understand, I am no expert in basketball, merely helping out! It’s a great deal of fun for sure, but we have hit a bit of a roadblock recently as this young lady is now wearing glasses.She does insist ... Read More »

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Legal Briefs: The times, theyare a-changing

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2018

In May, the federal minister of justice introduced a bill to amend the Divorce Act. According to the Department of Justice, the reasons behind the changes are to promote the best interests of the child, address family violence, help reduce child poverty and to make Canada’s family justice system more accessible and efficient. These are ... Read More »

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Mental Health Matters: Talk to a doctor if you think you may be suffering from SADÑ seasonal affective disorder

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2018

Our clocks have fallen back, the days are getting shorter and there’s snow on the ground. Welcome to winter! While this may not be your favourite season, we are generally equipped to deal with the changes that occur during this time of the year. We get our snow shovels out, dress warmly and enjoy cups ... Read More »

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Heritage in the Hat: At the Five and Dime

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2018

For some reason, my mother always referred to “Woolyworth’s” or “Woolie’s” and as a young child, I thought that was the name of the store across from Eaton’s. Then in 1966, the large building at 450 Third Street was constructed as Woolworth’s new store. It was the fourth iteration of Woolworth’s downtown and the largest ... Read More »

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By the Way: Farewell, and amen

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2018

Jesus brought us to St Barnabas Anglican Church, Medicine Hat, almost 20 years ago. Our first Sunday was April 18, 1999. And now we’re about to embark on another stage in our journey as we move to Regina at the end of the month. It will be the 10th move since we were married. Another ... Read More »

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Local charity hosts annual gala Friday at Medalta

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Canadian Humanitarian is hosting the annual “Beyond Belief” Gala Friday at Medalta Potteries. This year’s event will feature a gourmet meal prepared by Shooting Star Events, with entertainment provided by Indigo Circus and Third Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. A press release says Canadian Humanitarian helps poor and disadvantaged children reach ... Read More »

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Remembrance Day marked in fine style at River Heights School

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News River Heights Elementary always tries to put on an amazing Remembrance Day tribute and this year’s was even more exceptional, say schol officials. As people entered the gym, they saw poppies hanging down from the ceiling. Each poppy represented someone from Medicine Hat who died during the First or Second World War, ... Read More »

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All Pscyhed Up: Retreat, regroup and ready when you need

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2018

Do you ever get tired of hearing people tell you how busy they are? Often, they declare this along with the idea that they are feeling overwhelmed. Well, busyness and overwhelm can be altered. I know that I won’t be at my best unless I make and follow through with specific plans. When I am ... Read More »

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