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Second-degree murder laid, again

By Peggy Revell on November 15th, 2016

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Second-degree murder charges have been laid against a Medicine Hat man following a weekend homicide. Noah Harrison Bentley, 26, was charged for the death of Brenda Woloski, 53, after the woman’s body was found at a residence on the 800 block of Third Street SE late Saturday evening. “We have reasonable, probable grounds ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat still a safe place, city police stress

By Peggy Revell on November 15th, 2016

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Police are assuring local residents that Medicine Hat remains a safe community, despite two homicides occurring barely a week apart. “Having two homicides occur in such a short time frame is tragic and unprecedented in Medicine Hat,” said Insp. Brent Secondiak Monday at a Medicine Hat Police Service press conference. Second-degree murder charges ... Read More »

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Methanex seeks petroleum partner

By Collin Gallant on November 15th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Methanex is seeking a major petroleum producer to partner with, both to supply natural gas to a proposed expansion in Medicine Hat as well as purchase a share of the methanol produced. That statement, from CEO John Floren to investment analysts in late October, could also mean such a deal could include flow-through ... Read More »

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Legion says Beaver, Scout snub simply didn’t take place

By Mo Cranker on November 15th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker On Friday, Legion member Jim Ogston organized his final Remembrance Day ceremony on behalf of the Legion, where he spoke at the Esplanade and Riverside Veterans’ Memorial Park before thousands. Two groups which largely did not attend the ceremony at the cenotaph were the Scouts and Beavers. Scout leader Brandy Payeur said in ... Read More »

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Métis culture celebrated Wednesday at Esplanade

By Peggy Revell on November 15th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Métis culture will be celebrated Wednesday evening at the Esplanade, and the public is invited to join the party. “It’s a great event for the community, it’s fun and just a good time,” said Sabrina Prince with the Miywasin Centre, which is organizing the event that kicks off at 6 p.m. and ... Read More »

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‘Pure happiness:’ Mullin named Miss Rodeo Canada

By Charles Lefebvre on November 15th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre As she walked into the rodeo arena at the Canadian Finals Rodeo at Rexall Place in Edmonton on Saturday, Ali Mullin said she was feeling nervous about what was happening next. “Everything I’ve done for the past two years was leading up to this moment,” she said over the phone on Monday. “Walking ... Read More »

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Bill Yuill speaks at Rotary meeting of home town love

By Charles Lefebvre on November 15th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre The chairman and CEO of the Monarch Corporation enjoyed the chance to come back home and speak to Hatters on Monday. Bill Yuill was the featured speaker at the Medicine Hat Rotary Club’s meeting Monday afternoon at the Medicine Hat Lodge, taking the time to talk to the club about his community involvement. ... Read More »

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SD76 part of provincial nutrition project

By Charles Lefebvre on November 15th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre SD76 will be part of a pilot project aimed at ensuring kids are getting the proper nutrition to boost success in school. Education Minister David Eggen announced Monday 14 school divisions across the province will take part in the project, which will allow schools to implement nutrition education programming and partnerships in the ... Read More »

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Victim, accused in weekend homicide identified

By Medicine Hat News on November 14th, 2016

Medicine Hat police have released the names of the victim and the accused in this weekend’s homicide. The victim has been identified as Brenda Woloski, age 53, of Medicine Hat. Noah Harrison Bentley, 26, also of Medicine Hat, is charged with second-degree murder. A bail hearing was conducted and Bentley remains in custody. His next ... Read More »

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Man arrested for weekend homicide

By Mo Cranker on November 14th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker A 26-year-old man is in custody after a woman’s body was found at a house on the 800 block of Third St. S.E. Saturday night. The man was arrested for murder, said Insp. Brent Secondiak at a press conference Sunday at the Medicine Hat Police station, and more details will be released once ... Read More »

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