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City to light up the sky for Rogers

By Collin Gallant on February 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Get ready for fireworks, Medicine Hat. Literally, fireworks over downtown are part of the weekend celebrations when the Gas City hosts the Hometown Hockey national broadcast on the March 3-5 weekend. A tentative list of activities was released Monday showing Rogers Television officials will begin promoting the event locally this weekend leading ... Read More »

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Cypress-MH delegates will favour Jason Kenney as next PC leader

By Gillian Slade on February 14th, 2017

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Cypress-Medicine Hat constituency association selected delegates on Monday to vote for the next leader of the PC party. Of about 25 people vying to be delegates, the majority indicated they would vote for Jason Kenney. The province can’t afford to see the vote split again in the next election, said Tony Isaac, ... Read More »

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Selling land will hurt ball tourneys

By Collin Gallant on February 14th, 2017

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The sale of city-owned land near the Moose Ball Diamond complex for hotel development could net the city $900,000, though several slo-pitch associations say losing a spot for RV parking could hurt their tournaments. Tim Seitz is the president of the Senior’s slo-pitch association and says the sale will hurt a number of ... Read More »

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MHC’s 11th annual community career fair set for Wednesday

By Mo Cranker on February 14th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat College is holding its 11th annual community career fair Wednesday, welcoming people to check out a range of exhibitors. As of Monday, there is scheduled to be just under 50 businesses at the show, which is running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student career services assistant Shelly Drefs says Wednesday’s ... Read More »

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Group hopes to see war monument erected

By Collin Gallant on February 14th, 2017

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant A new push is on to remember local First World War military units with a permanent monument in Medicine Hat. The 175th Battalion and Third Canadian Mounted Rifles both recruited heavily in the city in 1915 and 1916 before leaving for the conflict in Europe. Both units were eventually folded into other battalions ... Read More »

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Suspect still at large in robbery of Park Lane Motel

By Peggy Revell on February 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat police are investigating following an armed robbery at a local motel. At approximately 6 a.m. on Feb. 10, police report that a lone man entered the Park Lane Motel, located in the 700 block of 8th Street SE, produced a weapon and removed an undisclosed amount of cash money. No ... Read More »

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In and out for Redcliff town council at Monday’s meeting

By Mo Cranker on February 14th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Redcliff council met Monday night for its third meeting of 2017, and for what will likely be its fastest meeting of the year. The meeting ran for just 27 minutes, which Mayor Ernie Reimer said can be partially attributed to the town running “fairly smoothly” to start the New Year. Bylaw readings At ... Read More »

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Brooks man arrested after armed robbery of liquor store

By Peggy Revell on February 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News One man was arrested following an armed robbery at a liquor store in Brooks. Brooks RCMP responded to the complaint of an armed robbery at the Brooks Liquor Store, located on Second Avenue West in the town, at 5:40 p.m. on Feb. 11. It was reported that a man had entered the ... Read More »

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Missing man’s body found

By Peggy Revell on February 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Human remains have been identified as belonging to a man, originally from Brooks, who has been missing since September. Cochrane RCMP were notified Jan. 29, of human remains discovered in a wooded area near the Jumping Pound Demonstration Forest, south of the Trans-Canada Highway and west of Highway 22. An autopsy has ... Read More »

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McMan Services to open apartment complex to house homeless youth

By Peggy Revell on February 14th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Everyone needs a place to call home. And that’s the goal of “Youthopia” — an apartment complex for homeless youth that McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association is preparing to open in the coming months. “What we wanted was not just a housing complex, we wanted a community,” said Tracy Tanghe, programs ... Read More »

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