April 18th, 2021

Local News

COVID-19 update for April 16, southeast Alberta

By Kellen Taniguchi on April 16th, 2021

COVID-19 update for April 16, 2021 Medicine Hat: 103 active cases Cypress County: 29 active cases Brooks: Nine active cases County of Forty Mile No. 8: Four active cases County of Newell: 10 active cases Lethbridge: 478 active cases In the past 24 hours, 1,616 new cases of COVID-19 were identified which is the highest ... Read More »

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Online workshops available to help manage chronic conditions

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on April 16th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi The Alberta Healthy Living Program is offering a free chronic disease management program and other workshops in the South zone via Zoom to help participants manage their chronic conditions. Some chronic conditions include mental health, arthritis, cancer, diabetes and more – all of which can be discussed during the six-week Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops, ... Read More »

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Water security in Special Areas and near Acadia Valley getting a look

By COLLIN GALLANT on April 16th, 2021

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com@CollinGallant Months after officials promised a major irrigation agreement in southern Alberta might only be a first step, new work will study water security in Special Areas and near Acadia Valley. The municipality north of Cypress County and Medicine Hat on the Red Deer River has been studying the formation of a new irrigation district ... Read More »

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Fire crews snuff out small fire at Cecil Hotel

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on April 16th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, all three of the city’s fire stations responded to a report of a fire in a third floor apartment at the Cecil Hotel on the 700 block of Fourth Street SE, says acting platoon chief Scott Nadeau. Crews launched a fast attack and the small fire was under ... Read More »

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Local real estate sets record March

By COLLIN GALLANT on April 16th, 2021

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com@CollinGallant Medicine Hat’s real estate market has gone from 2020 and the worst spring in a decade to its busiest-ever month of March in 2021. New figures from the Medicine Hat Real Estate board show the rise in volume and prices tops even 2019 figures when the local sector was only grappling with a sluggish ... Read More »

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Redcliff Victim Service Unit needs community support

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on April 16th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi The Redcliff Victim Service Unit is a non-profit program that receives referrals from RCMP to support victims of crime either at the scene or throughout the court process, says the program’s manager Amy Hollingsworth. The program serves Cypress County and the County of Forty Mile, including the communities of Redcliff, Bow Island and other ... Read More »

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Police moving spring auction online for second straight year

By Medicine Hat News on April 16th, 2021

For a second year, Medicine Hat police will move their spring auction of stolen bikes and recovered property online. The initial round of about 20 bicycles in good condition will be offered Saturday morning by Gateway Auction Services. Pre-bidding is open now at http://www.gwacountry.hibid.com and the live webcast begins at 10 a.m. Last year the ... Read More »

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COVID-19 update for April 15, southeast Alberta

By Kellen Taniguchi on April 15th, 2021

COVID-19 update for April 15, 2021 Medicine Hat: 96 active cases Cypress County: 28 active cases Brooks: Six active cases County of Forty Mile No. 8: Six active cases County of Newell: 10 active cases Lethbridge: 482 active cases In the past 24 hours, 1,646 new cases of COVID-19 were identified which is the highest ... Read More »

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COVID-19 update for April 14, southeast Alberta

By Kellen Taniguchi on April 14th, 2021

COVID-19 update for April 14, 2021 Medicine Hat: 86 active cases Cypress County: 28 active cases Brooks: Five active cases County of Forty Mile No. 8: Five active cases County of Newell: Eight active cases Lethbridge: 480 active cases In the past 24 hours, 1,412 new cases of COVID-19 were identified for a total of ... Read More »

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Tigers back on the ice Friday after COVID delay

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on April 14th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@@kellentaniguchi After suspending all team activities last weekend when listed as a close contact of the Calgary Hitmen who had a positive case of COVID-19, the Medicine Hat Tigers have been cleared to play and return to the ice Friday. The league adjusted the schedule and the Tigers will play a three-game series with the ... Read More »

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