June 23rd, 2018

Featured Story

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The wheels are down on the eight-year-old goal of luring another major air carrier to the Medicine Hat Regional Airport. WestJet Link, a regional carrier of the Calgary-based airline, made its first arrival in the Gas City at about 11:15 a.m., greeted by dignitaries and a public celebration that drew 200 Hatters to

Read More »

Poll

Now that WestJet has landed, how much more likely are you to fly to Calgary over driving?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...


Local News

  • WestJet touches down

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The wheels are down on the eight-year-old goal of luring another major air carrier to the Medicine Hat Regional Airport. WestJet Link, a regional carrier of the Calgary-based airline, made its first arrival in the Gas City at about 11:15 a.m., greeted by dignitaries and a public celebration that drew 200 Hatters to ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Hut 8 helps city break power record

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The city power plant set an all-time record for electricity production Thursday night thanks to hot weather, a new major commercial customer coming on line, and high prices on the Alberta grid. Medicine Hat’s mayor says more records will fall as the summer progresses and another major utility customer is added next winter. ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Milestone for Saamis Immigration

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade An association that opens a welcoming door for people from around the world celebrated its 30th anniversary with a party on Friday. Over the past three decades, Saamis Immigration Services Association has played a vital role in helping to settle people from 111 countries, said Antonio Samayoa, executive director. Its service of ... Read More »

    10 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Charity honours cowboy who loved kids, sports

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Blair Stroh was a cowboy first, but the truth is he did it all. Now a charity in his name will ensure other kids who want to keep playing sports, can. The 45-year-old died when his car went off the road near the family ranch in Elkwater Aug. 24, 2017. Friends and family ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Mavericks’ game in Fort McMurray called off due to weather

    Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Mavericks were forced to pack it up early in Fort McMurray. After winning three straight road games against the Giants at Shell Place, the Mavericks approached Friday’s series finale eying the sweep, but inclement weather resulted in the cancellation of the contest. The Mavericks — who hold a 2.5 ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Seventh-inning rally falls short for Knights

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat K of C Knights were a single swing away from forcing extras, if not a walk-off, to open Friday’s A American Legion Baseball doubleheader against the Havre North Stars, but the rousing rally fell short. Trailing 3-0 entering the bottom of the seventh, the Knights managed to cut the deficit ... Read More »

    10 hours ago


Latest Tweets

Friends to Follow




Opinions

  • Guest Column: Work hard because you enjoy it, not simply to ‘get ahead’

    None of us deserve the sunshine that warms the air and paints the world. None of us deserve the rain that washes away the dust and feeds the flowers and the trees. None of us deserve the dog’s trust and happiness when we arrive home, or the cat’s petulant acceptance of our existence in her ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • MLA Report: No need to ‘wallow in the darkness’

    I am proud of Medicine Hat. I love the people in the city and surrounding county, the landscape and the opportunities our area provides for youth, families and seniors. It is a city of industry and innovation. A city with self-determination. Most importantly, Medicine Hat is my home where my wife and I raised our ... Read More »

    1 day ago
  • A tragic year off the ice

    Sports are important to a lot of people, especially in southern Alberta. But the community is often faced with reminders that matters of life go far beyond the fields or arenas offered by sports. The year 2018 isn’t even halfway done yet and already it will go down as an awful year for the Lethbridge ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Gophers overrunning Medicine Hat Village

    Medicine Hat Village, owned by Cove Communities in Arizona, is being invaded by gophers. They are expanding from mobile and city-owned property along 13th Avenue S.E. to dig in yards, live under homes, and play in outbuildings. Children helping get the mail and waiting for school buses see birds eating dead gophers. We have a ... Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • When it comes to abortion, laws of the land are contrary to God’s law

    Re: “It’s hard to make any sense of some arguments,” May 19 As a sensible person, I along with millions of others fully support the reasons for being pro-life as opposed to pro-abortion. We believe human life is sacred from the womb to the tomb. We do not regard animal life in the same way ... Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Respect and dignity go two ways

    Re: “Local man claims he and other ‘Christians’ are being stifled by the library’s social media,” June 1 I don’t normally use this format to express frustration or concern, but after reading Collin Gallant’s article regarding a recent social media post from the Medicine Hat Public Library, I really felt compelled to speak up. As ... Read More »

    2 days ago


Top Videos

View more Videos
Submit Your Media