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Oil and vinegar store opens downtown

By Mo Cranker on November 14th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat’s newest downtown business opened its doors to the public this past weekend. The Hat’s Olive Tap held its grand opening Saturday for members of the community to go on a taste tour of the store, learning about and sampling the different kinds of specialty oils and vinegars offered. Store owner Carmen ... Read More »

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From Russia with love

By Mo Cranker on November 14th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker A local man is doing his part to help people in the Hat, and all over the world, track their ancestors back to the 1700’s. Lifelong Medicine Hat resident Dennis Bender has transformed parts of his basement into his way of tracking German-to-Russia settlements, which began as a way of tracking his own ... Read More »

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Events Calendar Nov. 14-20

By Medicine Hat News on November 14th, 2016

Nov. 14 — Tween Night Creative Crafts, MH Public Library, 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 — Mongolia Travelogue, MH Public Library, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 15 — Hire10 Career Fair, Grandstand, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 — Triple P: Stepping Stones, MH Public Library, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 — Remembering: Part of the Grief Experience, MH Public ... Read More »

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One in custody after second homicide of November

By Mo Cranker on November 13th, 2016

Medicine Hat News An unidentified female was found dead and a 26-year-old male is in custody after the female’s body was found at a house on the 800 block of Third St. SE Saturday night, said Insp. Brent Secondiak at a press conference Sunday morning at MHPS headquarters. The male has been arrested for murder ... Read More »

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Hatters gather to honour veterans

By Mo Cranker on November 12th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker People of all ages and walks of life joined together Friday morning to show remembrance for those who have served or are currently serving Canada. The day began at the Esplanade where a packed theatre looked on as poems, songs, prayers and speeches were presented as part of the city’s Remembrance Day ceremonies. ... Read More »

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City Notebook: A serious question

By Collin Gallant on November 12th, 2016

Something to ponder. Friday was Remembrance Day, held each November 11 to honour the sacrifices made during wartime and those who served to make the world a better place. That number includes the 1.1 million Canadians who served in the Second World War — 44,000 of whom lost their lives. One has to wonder how ... Read More »

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TB testing in area cattle could continue for years

By Collin Gallant on November 12th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Work continues to determine the source of a single case of bovine tuberculosis linked to a Jenner-area ranch this fall. However, industry officials in other provinces that have dealt with the disease say that once quarantines are lifted, the general observation and testing programs could continue for years. Ranchers near Riding Mountain National ... Read More »

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Scout leader upset with Remembrance Day march snub

By Mo Cranker on November 12th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Due to a desire to place a larger emphasis on veterans during Friday’s downtown Remembrance Day march, the local group of Scouts and Guides were omitted from the march for the first time in more than 50 years. Brandy Payeur, a scout leader, who emphasized she was speaking personally and not on ... Read More »

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George Davison School getting Buddy Benches

By Charles Lefebvre on November 12th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Students at George Davison Elementary School will have a new way to help make friends and include all students in activities. During an assembly on Thursday, the school’s Me to We club revealed Buddy Benches will be coming to the school in the near future. “I actually ran across some information about the ... Read More »

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Thousands gather downtown to remember and honour

By Mo Cranker on November 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News People of all ages and walks of life joined together Friday morning to show remembrance for those who have served or are currently serving Canada. The day began at the Esplanade where a packed theatre looked on as poems, songs, prayers and speeches were presented as part of the city’s Remembrance Day ... Read More »

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