September 24th, 2018

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mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The renovations at Police Point Park are slowing coming to a close. Officials from the park were on hand Friday evening with a group of volunteers to do some organizing of the Nature Centre — and to give a tour of the building and its renovations so far. “It’s looking good here —

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  • Police Point renovations nearing completion

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The renovations at Police Point Park are slowing coming to a close. Officials from the park were on hand Friday evening with a group of volunteers to do some organizing of the Nature Centre — and to give a tour of the building and its renovations so far. “It’s looking good here — ... Read More »

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  • Beta Sigma Phi hosting annual fashion show in support of two health facilities

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The Beta Sigma Phi sorority will be holding its second annual fashion show early next month in support of two health-related organizations. “This is our second straight year doing this and we’re using it as a way of fundraising,” said event chair Bev Rhodes. “We’re going to be fundraising for St. Joe’s as ... Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Hat, Hat Regatta this weekend

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The Medicine Hat Paddling Club is making one final call for its largest event of the year. The Hat, Hat Regatta is Saturday and has been running for seven years in the city — it encourages paddlers of any skill to get out on the water one last time for the year. “The ... Read More »

    5 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Rattlers women’s soccer team picks up first victory at Lakeland College

    Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s soccer team pushed their way into the win column on Sunday at Lakeland College. After opening the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season at 0-4-1, the short-staffed Rattlers rallied to a 3-1 victory over the Lakeland Rustlers. Midfielder Evanne Anderson opened the scoring in the 15th minute to ... Read More »

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  • Cubs split opening weekend

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The new-look Medicine Hat Travelodge Cubs are heading home with a split. After opening their season with a rousing 5-1 victory over the Stampeders in Ponoka, the Cubs found themselves on the wrong side of a 8-6 barnburner in Stettler against the Lightning. “We had five different scorers, which is something we didn’t ... Read More »

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  • Bad blood flows at Tigers home opener

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers and Lethbridge Hurricanes laid the framework for one hell of a Highway 3 rivalry to come on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Hurricanes goaltender Reece Klassen weathered the storm with 27 saves to lock up a 4-2 victory over Medicine Hat on a night that featured no shortage ... Read More »

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  • National Affairs: CAQ’s immigration plan a caution to Scheer

    Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives may want to push pause on plans to make immigration a signature federal campaign theme next fall long enough to take stock of the turn in the Quebec election conversation. Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault thought he was reaching for a low-hanging fruit when he embraced the issue. With less than ... Read More »

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  • Guest Column: Pie-in-the sky promises, empty threats

    The little white prince rides into the realm. He’s astride his little white donkey named UCP, aptly named for his poor toilet training. A constant trail of piddle indicates his previous travels. This prince-in-waiting is short in stature but oh so tall in pie-in-the-sky promises and empty threats. He fully expects the people of the ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Making ag connections

    As harvest season continues in southern Alberta, what better time to promote the agriculture industry? That’s the goal of Agriculture for Life — or Ag for Life, for short — which has been conducting a program called “What’s in the Field,” to help the public make a connection from the crops they see growing in ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Story of fallen firefighters should have been covered

    In the Sept. 10 edition of this newspaper there was a news article describing fallen firefighters being honoured in Ottawa. The article recognized a firefighter from Ontario, but nothing was written about a local firefighter from southeast Alberta who also lost his life, James Hargrave. He was a volunteer firefighter from a well known family ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Crosswalk shouldn’t be used for advertising

    Medicine Hat’s crosswalks can be some of the most dangerous places to navigate in our small city. Both for pedestrians as well as drivers. So what kind of people would come up with the idea to use our crosswalks as a platform for advertising? Surely there are more safer ways to advertise in our high-tech ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Guest column was bang on

    Re: “Why do social media users intentionally add to someone’s pain?”, Sept. 8 I would like to thank Peter Mueller for his recent guest column. As Mr. Mueller points out, though his family of five fled from Germany and were adopted by a local church in Medicine Hat (in what I am assuming was the ... Read More »

    5 days ago


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