June 23rd, 2018

Local News

Mother Teresa getting library book makeover

By Tim Kalinowski on September 28th, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Mother Teresa School is asking the help of local residents to raise money for new children’s books for its library through the Chapter’s-Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. Each year the foundation chooses a few select schools across the country for a three-week period to be the recipient of its “Adopt a School” program, ... Read More »

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Information session tonight on powerline upgrades

By Collin Gallant on September 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News With crews about to begin residential area construction of powerline upgrades in the south end of the city, an open house today will spell out the project to residents of South Ridge, Vista and Hamptons. Lines on the south and southwest of town were scheduled to be upgraded, raised and restrung with ... Read More »

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Delmas denied bail while he awaits a new trial for sex assault

By Peggy Revell on September 28th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Bail was denied Wednesday to a Medicine Hat man Crown prosecution wants designated as a dangerous offender. Following a hearing at the Medicine Hat Courthouse, Judge P.G. Pharo refused to release Michael Christopher Delmas, who has been in custody for two-and-a-half years, but whom the Court of Appeals recently sided with to allow ... Read More »

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20 months in jail for New Year’s Eve stabbing

By Peggy Revell on September 28th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A 20-month jail sentence was handed down Tuesday to a man arrested for a New Year’s Eve stabbing outside a north-end pub. Jerrad Wayne Schneider, 32, entered a guilty plea at the end of June to a charge of aggravated assault, while the agreed statement of facts was read into the court record ... Read More »

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Paddling Club hosting one more on-water event for the year

By Jeremy Appel on September 28th, 2017

jappel@medicinehatnews.com @MHNJeremyAppel Medicine Hat’s Paddling Club is holding its fifth annual Hat Regatta on the South Saskatchewan River starting at noon on Saturday, billed as the final organized paddle of the year in Canada. All they ask is for participants to bring a personal flotation device and a funny hat to the Strathcona Island Park, ... Read More »

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Discussions aim to end stigmatization of dementia

By Gillian Slade on September 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News If you or a loved one is dealing with a diagnosis of dementia you are invited to an informal gathering with others in the same position. On Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 at the Station Cafe on Second Street, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., the local chapter of the Alzheimer Society of ... Read More »

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Geothermal Alberta a real possibility, says expert

By Tim Kalinowski on September 28th, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Harnessing the natural heat of the earth’s crust to meet all the heat and energy needs of surface dwellers. It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to advances in geothermal technology it could one day become a reality right here in Alberta, says geothermal specialist Liz Lappin, founder ... Read More »

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Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run set for Sunday

By Gillian Slade on September 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Hundreds of local residents will be participating in the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure this Sunday. Participants will walk or run to raise funds for the breast cancer cause. More than $360 million has been invested in breast cancer research by the Canadian Cancer Society and the former Canadian ... Read More »

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Bail denied, trial date to be set for Medicine Hat man accused of sexual assault

By Peggy Revell on September 27th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Bail was denied Wednesday to a Medicine Hat man who Crown prosecutors want designated as a dangerous offender. Following a hearing at the Medicine Hat Courthouse, Judge P.G. Pharo refused to release Michael Christopher Delmas, who has been in custody for two-and-a-half years but who the Court of Appeals recently sided with to ... Read More »

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Man arrested in New Year’s Eve stabbing gets 20-month jail sentence

By Peggy Revell on September 27th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A 20-month jail sentence was handed down Tuesday to a man arrested for a New Year’s Eve stabbing outside a north-end pub. Jerrad Wayne Schneider, 32, entered a guilty plea at the end of June to a charge of aggravated assault, while the agreed statement of facts was read into the court record ... Read More »

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