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Extended warmth a big help for city construction

By Collin Gallant on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A long, warm fall will mean a list of city road and storm sewer construction projects will almost certainly be finished by the time snow flies, according to officials with the city’s municipal works department. “It’s been a good season, the weather has been co-operative and we’ve been able to move along ... Read More »

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Architectural firm sees long Medicine Hat future

By Collin Gallant on November 16th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant FWBA Architects officially opened its stylish downtown branch office in Medicine Hat on Tuesday, saying its interest in the area is longstanding and will continue. “We really see a bright future in Medicine Hat, and this office says that we really believe in Medicine Hat,” said Christopher Babitz, a partner with the firm ... Read More »

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ALERT investigation nabs eight in drug bust

By Peggy Revell on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team has made eight arrests following a drug trafficking investigation spanning Medicine Hat to Tilley. “The suspected drug trafficking of these individuals had a negative impact across multiple communities in the region,” said Staff Sgt. Cory Both in a press release. “Methamphetamine has been a significant concern ... Read More »

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Falls prevention presentation today

By Gillian Slade on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A Falls Prevention presentation till take place at the Strathcona Centre today at 10 a.m. As we age we are less likely to spontaneously do the things that help to maintain our sense of balance and we are therefore much more susceptible to falling. There are other aspects related to aging that ... Read More »

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PTHAC meeting in Medicine Hat Nov. 28

By Gillian Slade on November 16th, 2016

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Local and area residents are invited to share thoughts on health-care delivery and services at a meeting of the Palliser Triangle Health Advisory Council on Monday Nov. 28. The meeting will be held from noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in the meeting room on level 7. Items ... Read More »

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Catholic teachers give back with annual collection of must-haves

By Charles Lefebvre on November 16th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Catholic school teachers in Medicine Hat ensured community organizations are well-stocked with essential items on Monday. For the past two weeks, teachers at local Catholic schools have been collecting items for Saamis Immigration, the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society and Medicine Hat Pregnancy and Family Support, and dropping them off for delivery during ... Read More »

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SD 76 lowers tuition for Brazilian students

By Charles Lefebvre on November 16th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre SD76 voted to approve lower tuition rates for international students coming from Brazil to attend city schools this year. SD 76 international liaison Scott Howes made the request to the board on Tuesday. For the past two years, the division has accepted students from Brazil though the Win the World Program, run by ... Read More »

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Brief court appearance for Noah Bentley, charged in weekend homicide

By Medicine Hat News on November 15th, 2016

A Medicine Hat man facing second-degree murder charges after a weekend homicide made a brief court appearance Tuesday. Noah Harrison Bentley, 26, appeared by CCTV from the Medicine Hat Remand Centre, with his next court date set for Nov. 29, to give him time to retain counsel. Bentley was arrested Nov. 12 after police found ... Read More »

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Hatter, two others charged after ALERT drug investigation

By Medicine Hat News on November 15th, 2016

Eight people have been arrested after a drug trafficking investigation in southeastern Alberta by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT). Charges have so far been laid against three of those arrested, including one person from Medicine Hat. Two firearms, ammunition, cocaine and methamphetamine, contraband cigarettes and cash proceeds of crime were seized on Nov. ... Read More »

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Glen Motz officially sworn in as a new MP

By Collin Gallant on November 15th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Glen Motz says it was “overwhelming and humbling” to be sworn in as the MP for Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner and sign the register as a member of the 42nd parliament of Canada. The results of the Oct. 24 byelection were made officials in a small ceremony on Monday as the retired police inspector took ... Read More »

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