July 21st, 2018

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PRSD nominee brings real-life experiences to new teaching career

By Tim Kalinowski on March 31st, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Schuler School teacher Alisha Sims is the Prairie Rose School Division’s Edwin Parr teaching award nominee for 2017. According to her principal Jason Duchscherer, Sims is a creative-minded teacher who always brings something extra to the classroom. “She has brought a lot of new and creative ideas to this small, rural school,” confirms ... Read More »

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MHCBE’s award nominee fills class with passion and energy

By Tim Kalinowski on March 31st, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal École St. Thomas d’Aquin Grade 4 teacher Elizabeth Zalucki is the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education’s Edwin Parr teaching award nominee for 2017. What Zalucki brings to the classroom, says principal Terry Kennedy, is unbounded energy and enthusiasm. “Her students adore her,” says Kennedy, “and would really do anything for her. So ... Read More »

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SD76 chooses Elm Street teacher as Edwin Parr nominee

By Tim Kalinowski on March 31st, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Elm Street School Grade 4 teacher Dana Hausauer is the Medicine Hat School District No. 76’s Edwin Parr teaching award nominee for 2017. What stands out about Hausauer is her fantastic poise and kindness, says her principal Katrina Corbett. “She has such tremendous poise for a first-year teacher when unexpected things come up ... Read More »

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Man found with stolen First World War medals sentenced to 123 days

By Peggy Revell on March 30th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A guilty plea for possessing stolen property was entered Thursday concerning First World War medals that police sought the owners of earlier this year. Mensha Franks appeared by CCTV from the Medicine Hat Remand Centre, entering a guilty plea for being in possession of the stolen medals, as well as other charges. Franks ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Accommodation Association donates $270K to upgrade Nature Centre

By Collin Gallant on March 30th, 2017

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant All parties agree Police Point’s rough, natural charm is one of its greatest assets, but the well-worn interpretive centre could use a sprucing up. To that end, city parks and elected officials were on hand at the Nature Centre Wednesday to receive a $270,000 gift from the Medicine Hat Accommodation Association for upgrades ... Read More »

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Man gets 90 days for embezzling Redcliff after-school program

By Peggy Revell on March 30th, 2017

prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A sentence of 90 days — to be served on weekends — and three years probation was handed down Wednesday to a Redcliff man who stole nearly $30,000 from a local before-and-after-school program. “Our society is based on things being supported by trust,” said Judge Dietrich Brand during sentencing of 42-year-old Scott Schuett ... Read More »

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High-risk violent offender will be living in Medicine Hat

By Peggy Revell on March 30th, 2017

Medicine Hat News City police have issued a warning about a high-risk violent offender being released into the Medicine Hat area. Police say that on March 31, Allen Cayenne, 61, will begin living in the city after serving a federal sentence for sexual assault, assault with a weapon and breach of probation. Cayenne is described ... Read More »

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Post pleads for proper donating

By Tim Kalinowski on March 30th, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal The CMHA Post Thrift Store has been having re-occurring problems with inappropriate drop-offs, vandalism and theft at its downtown drop-off boxes. These problems are now costing The Post more than $30,000 a year, says Canadian Mental Health Association executive director, southeast region, Cori Fischer. “We average between $15,000-$20,000 per year in dumping fees ... Read More »

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Meadow Ridge Spring Shopping Mall April 29 has a little of everything

By Gillian Slade on March 30th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Park Place Meadow Ridge Seniors Village is being transformed into a shopping mall for one day with unique items to buy and raise money for a worthy cause. Meadow Ridge Spring Shopping Mall will take place on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 259 Park Meadows Drive There will ... Read More »

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Murder accused will have former prosecutor represent him

By Peggy Revell on March 30th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The former chief prosecutor for Lethbridge will be representing one of two men charged with second-degree murder for a New Year’s Eve homicide in Medicine Hat. William Wister went on the record Wednesday to represent Leonard Robert Terence Beaulieu, who faces a second-degree murder charge over the death of Jordan Pede. Beaulieu ... Read More »

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