August 15th, 2018

Local News

Hatter charged with inciting hatred

By Medicine Hat News on August 8th, 2018

jappel@medicinehatnews.com @MHNJeremyAppel A Medicine Hat man has been charged with inciting hatred, as well as firearms offences, after a local business owner reported to police on July 31 seeing him in posession of Canadian currency with anti-Semitic slogans printed on it. Police found several $5, $20 and $50 bills with “Jewish white genocide” and “ZOG” ... Read More »

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Public seems to OK seniors’ complex

By Gillian Slade on August 8th, 2018

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade There appears to be little opposition to the zoning bylaw change required for the seniors’ living complex planned for Strachan Road. Residents at Chartwell Gardens, in close proximity to the development, indicated after a Tuesday meeting they are comfortable with the plans and are willing to support the rezoning, said Irene Errington, ... Read More »

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Business owner in Lethbridge says safe consumption site negatively impacting neighbouring community

By Gillian Slade on August 8th, 2018

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade The impact of a supervised consumption site on nearby businesses in Lethbridge was almost immediate and has been significant, says the owner of Bert and Macs Sport. The site opened in February this year, and one is expected to open in Medicine Hat before Christmas. “It impacted approximately within a week,” said ... Read More »

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Arts and crafts sale Saturday will support the local SPCA

By Gillian Slade on August 8th, 2018

Medicine Hat News A local arts and crafts sale, in support of the SPCA, features artists and their loving pets. The event takes pace Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at 964 Bridge St. in Medicine Hat. There will be food trucks, free draws, a stuffy silent auction and art activities for children. For more ... Read More »

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Hatter flees Manitoba tornado with family just ahead of it destroying cabin

By Jeremy Appel on August 8th, 2018

jappel@medicinehatnews.com @MHNJeremyAppel Hatter Dustin Zdan ended up in the eye of the Alonsa Tornado after going with his family to his parents’ cabin on Lake Manitoba. “We were going back for the August long weekend to spend four days at the lake and a little bit of R&R, but it didn’t quite turn out that ... Read More »

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities grants $750K to Medicine Hat for electric vehicle project

By Medicine Hat News on August 8th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat is receiving a $750,000 grant from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a green innovation project related to charging electric vehicles. Granted under the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, the money will go to a program called “Southern Alberta Clean Transportation Network: EV charging from peaks to prairies.” A news ... Read More »

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Missing hiker located deceased south of Grasslands National Park

By None on August 8th, 2018

Southern Alberta Newspapers SWIFT CURRENT A five-day search for a missing hiker at the Grasslands National Park came to a tragic end on Monday. Ponteix RCMP reported that Donald Stoliker, 63, was located deceased south of Grasslands National Park. The death of the Newburgh, Ont. man is not considered suspicious, but an investigation is ongoing ... Read More »

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Man faces white supremacy, weapons charges

By Mo Cranker on August 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat man will appear in court Thursday faced with a variety of white supremacy and weapons charges. Loki Hulgaard, 35, will face charges of inciting hatred in public and 13 firearms offences. Police say that on July 31, a complaint was received from a local business regarding a male displaying ... Read More »

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Consumption site concerns Tim’s official

By Gillian Slade on August 7th, 2018

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade The safety of staff, customers, needle debris and economic repercussions are some of the concerns being expressed by Tim Hortons regarding the supervised consumption site planned for Medicine Hat. “As an organization we are very concerned about the issues surrounding a supervised consumption site coming to our downtown/Maple Avenue area. I am ... Read More »

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Events calendar August 6-12

By Medicine Hat News on August 7th, 2018

Aug. 6 — Open Barrel Racing Jackpot, Dunmore Equestrian Society Aug. 7-9 — Monoporead, MH Public Library, MH Public Library, 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m. Aug. 7 — Play Guides, Southview School Playground, 10-11 a.m. Aug. 7 — Stitching in the Afternoon, MH Public Library, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 8 — SPTRA Team Roping, Dunmore Equestrian ... Read More »

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