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Burdett’s Lane representing Alberta at Tournament 12

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY JALEN LANE - Jalen Lane is heading to Roberto Alomar's Tournament 12 to pitch for Team Alberta. The tournament takes place at Rogers Centre Sept. 14-18.

By Jamie Rieger It will be an opportunity for one local pitcher to show off his best in front of scouts and fans at the Tournament 12 baseball tourney in Toronto. Jalen Lane, who attends the Vauxhall Baseball Academy, said being able to pitch in Tournament 12 is something he has dreamed about. “This is a dream come true, but I am just going to… Read More »

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A massive, quick-moving stubble fire, driven by strong winds north of Highway 523, between Range Roads 65 and 70. The fire was caused by an electrical power line and destroyed approximately $100,000 worth of hay bales.

Correction: Holsom Road fire

The stubble fire we reported on in this week's paper started when a power line snapped and ignited hay bales nearby and quickly spread through… Read More »

Schuler School shovel-ready

By Tim Kalinowski The Prairie Rose School Division has accepted a bid of over $6 million from Medicine Hat firm Amron Construction Ltd. to build… Read More »

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PHOTO SUBMITTED BY NATASHA BUNN - Local athletes captured a lot of medals at the Southern Alberta Summer Games, held recently in Claresholm.

Local athletes medal up at Summer Games

Submitted by Natasha Bunn The Southern Alberta Summer Games began in 1970 as a grass-roots sport and culture festival with an emphasis on participation, fair… Read More »

PHOTO COURTESY OF OLYMPIC.CA - Etzikom's Skyler Stromsmoe, heads for third base in the gold medal game against the U.S. in Sunday's PanAm Games action. Team Canada went on to capture the gold, beating the U.S. 7-6 in extra innings.

Stromsmoe part of gold medal team

By Jamie Rieger With files from the Medicine Hat News It took extra innings for Canada’s men’s baseball team to beat Team U.S. and capture… Read More »

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With 110 seats across the country considered too close to call by the pollsters, the Canadian federal election outcome is still very much up in… Read More »

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