November 25th, 2020

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Heavy hoist complete at Cancarb

By medicinehatnews on August 26th, 2020

One of the last and largest puzzle pieces of the year-long expansion of Cancarb in Medicine Hat was lifted into place on Wednesday… all 24 tonnes of it. Crews and heavy cranes placed a new storage bin five storeys high in the carbon black maker’s production line at about 10 a.m. then proceeded to perch ... Read More »

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Care homes, hospital locked down in SW Sask.

By Collin Gallant on July 16th, 2020

Medicine Hat News New restrictions for Cypress Regional Hospital and care homes in Southwest Saskatchewan have been imposed as health officials brace for an upswing in COVID-19 cases across the region. New protocols to limit outside contact, restrict access and improve isolation at 19 locations in areas of southwest and west-central parts of the province ... Read More »

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No new cases in Hat, Brooks, Cypress, Newell

By Ryan McCracken on June 11th, 2020

Forty new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alberta Thursday — bringing the number of active cases up by eight, to 379 — though Medicine Hat, Brooks, Cypress County and the County of Newell all remain at one active case of the virus, with no new cases reported.  Medicine Hat has 35 recoveries, while Cypress ... Read More »

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In the News — Thursday, May 21

By Collin Gallant on May 21st, 2020

A roundup of coverage in the Medicine Hat News on the morning of Thursday, Mat 21, 2020, and a look at today’s developing stories. COVID updateNo new cases of COVID-19 were reported in either Medicine Hat or Brooks on Wednesday, according to a provincial update, and only 19 new postives were recorded across Alberta. That’s ... Read More »

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MHPS investigating weapons incident in SW Hill area

By Ryan McCracken on May 14th, 2020

Medicine Hat Police Service is looking for a man in relation to a weapons complaint received just before 5 a.m. Thursday in the SW Hill area. Officers responded to the complaint at the 200 block of 4 Street SW and determined an incident had occurred involving a weapon, according to a press release.  The release ... Read More »

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In the News — Tuesday, May 12

By Collin Gallant on May 12th, 2020

A roundup of coverage in the Medicine Hat News on the morning of Tuesday, May 12, 2020 and a look at the day’s developing stories. Monday’s daily COVID update from Alberta Health revealed only 47 new cases and 1,524 remaining active cases in the province. There are 312 active cases in Brooks and six in ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Stampede 2020 cancelled

By Sean Rooney on April 28th, 2020

They had little choice, but on Tuesday night the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede made it official – there will be no Stampede this summer. In the wake of provincial restrictions confirmed to apply to outdoor festivals, the local Stampede’s board of directors decided there was no way to safely hold the 122nd edition of ... Read More »

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Brooks man fined for breaking self-quarantine

By Collin Gallant on April 23rd, 2020

Medicine Hat News Mounties in Brooks issued a $1,200 fine on Wednesday after they say they discovered a young man in that city breaking an Alberta health order to self-quarantine. The 19-year-old was found in Lake Stafford Park about one hour after the RCMP received complaints that a male was loitering near homes and vehicles. ... Read More »

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February 15, 2020

By Destinee Mattson on February 15th, 2020

1160 Obituaries 1926 ~ MELVIN “MEL” FAUSER ~ 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mel Fauser, beloved husband of Florence (Wittig) on February 13, 2020 at the age of 93. Mel was born March 5, 1926 in Surprise, SK. After the death of his parents in 1926 and 1928, ... Read More »

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Tigers trounce Pats

By Ryan McCracken on February 11th, 2020

Jonathan Brinkman brought out the big guns on Tuesday night at the Canalta Centre. The 18-year-old Danish forward led his Medicine Hat Tigers to a 7-0 victory over the Regina Pats with the first two-goal performance of his Western Hockey League career — holstering his hot stick like a six-shooter after each highlight-reel tally.  Medicine ... Read More »

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