May 26th, 2024

Monday in Medicine Hat, April 15

By James Tubb on April 14, 2024.

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Environmental groups are calling for consideration of local environment and animal ecosystems when deciding on sites of large renewable projects, including the recently approved Aira Solar project in the County of Forty Mile.

Read the story here.

Read our coverage of the approval here.

Saamis Hearing concludes Tuesday

Regulators are evaluating the proposed 1,600-acre Saamis Solar facility planned of north Medicine Hat. The final day of testimony in a virtual hearing is on Tuesday.

Read the News’ coverage of the project and hearings here and here.

Weather ahead

After a warm weekend the expected high in Medicine Hat on Monday is 24C, but before rain tonight and lower temperatures — including the potential of snow on Wednesday — are the forecast for the rest of the week.

News roundup

Saskatchewan says it will re-open an agreement with Alberta and Manitoba on the flow of underground water ahead of a forecast of continuing drought this summer. Coverage from the CBC is here.

Highway 3 twinning sections nearest Medicine Hat were part of recomendaitons from the Alberta government to Ottawa National Transportation Coridor fund, according to the St. Albert Gazette.

Stay up to date with issues and what’s happening in Southeast Alberta with the Medicine Hat News in print, online and on social Media.

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