November 17th, 2018

Local News

Police looking for info after dog shot with pellet gun

By Jeremy Appel on November 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Police are seeking public assistance after local dog owner pulled a metal pellet round from their pet. The Medicine Hat Police Service suspects the Collie Shepherd cross was shot with a pellet gun between Nov. 7 and 10. The dog’s owner noticed dried blood and a round wound on the animal’s shoulder ... Read More »

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Saturday market will support multiple pet organizations

By Mo Cranker on November 13th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker A Pets and More Christmas market is being held all day Saturday at the Beveridge Landmark Events building. The event is running from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is hosting more than 45 vendors and pet experts during the event. “At the event we’re going to be raising money for the Medicine ... Read More »

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Hatters gather to pay respects

By Jeremy Appel on November 12th, 2018

jappel@medicinehatnews.com @MHNJeremyAppel Medicine Hat held its annual Remembrance Day ceremony Sunday, which this year coincided with the 100th anniversary of the First World War’s end. The ceremony began with a service at the Esplanade before a march to Veterans Memorial Park for wreath-laying at the Cenotaph. “It’s a time for us to reflect,” said British ... Read More »

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Wine on sale to support SPCA

By Mo Cranker on November 12th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker A number of specially-marked wine bottles have popped onto store shelves today with proceeds from each bottle going to support the Medicine Hat SPCA. “All of the liquor stores carrying this wine are going to be selling it for $14.99 a bottle,” said Darrel Dola who works with Beverage International Distributor. “This is ... Read More »

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Christmas market draws thousands

By Mo Cranker on November 12th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker With snow on the ground and temperatures below freezing here to stay, Christmas shopping season is upon us. The Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede gave Hatters a chance to get ahead in their annual shopping duties this weekend, with a two-day Christmas Farmers Market held at the Cypress Centre. “This is our 21st ... Read More »

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Events calendar Nov. 12-18

By Kerri Sandford on November 12th, 2018

Nov. 12 —Mahjong, MH Public Library, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 12 —Horticulturalist & author Lyndon Penner, MH Public Library, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 12 — Tween Night: Harry Potter, MH Public Library, 7-8:30 p.m., ages 10-12 Nov. 12 — Deutsche Konversation Gruppe, MH Public Library, 7-8 p.m. Nov. 12 — Headstones, Esplanade, 8 p.m. Nov. 13 — ... Read More »

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Killer’s transfer relieves community

By Jeremy Appel on November 10th, 2018

JEREMY APPEL & TAYLOR CHARTRAND Alberta Newspaper Group Convicted child killer Terri-Lynne McClintic has been removed from the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge and transferred to an Edmonton prison for women. This news comes one day after Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced new rules for how Correctional Service Canada approves and assesses inmate transfers to ... Read More »

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Lest We Forget: War at sea: Paving the way to victory

By Gillian Slade on November 10th, 2018

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade A sea mine that can blow a hole in the hull of a ship and send a plume of water and debris 80 feet into the air provokes fear when you observe it bobbing on the surface of the water. “A great big sea mine had broken loose and was floating, bouncing ... Read More »

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Prisoner escapes healing lodge in Maple Creek

By None on November 10th, 2018

Medicine Hat News According to a Global News report, a woman serving time for a dangerous driving death has escaped from a Saskatchewan healing lodge. According to the report 45-year-old Joely Lambourn was not accounted for during a head count Friday at the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge near Maple Creek. Anyone with information on the ... Read More »

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Permits saved by large builds

By Collin Gallant on November 10th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Despite another slow year for new home construction in Medicine Hat, overall construction spending should remain on par thanks to larger residential projects and continued commercial building. Figures from the city’s planning department for building permits issued in the first 10 months of the year show that overall, activity in the residential ... Read More »

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