Monday, February 19, 2018
EDUCATION --- The Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) recently released the results of its biennial climate survey, conducted online for elementary and high schools across the board.
Monday, February 19, 2018
NEWS --- A draft bylaw, regulating the maintenance of nearly 20 kilometres of seasonallymaintained roads throughout the Township of Minden Hills, was described “as a hand grenade being thrown in the room” by Mayor Brent Devolin.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
PEOPLE --- Billy Pickard was a decorated veteran, a grand storyteller and, one could argue, witnessed more in her lifetime than many of us ever will. Pickard, 97, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 5 surrounded by her family.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
NEWS --- It’s been two years since the Aurora Hotel Group bought the historic Wigamog Inn property.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
NEWS --- Next month, Highlands East’s acting fire chief will advise council on how it should spend money raised through an online GoFundMe campaign last year.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
NEWS --- Four fishermen are lucky to be alive after going through the ice on Grass Lake in the wee hours of Feb. 9.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
NEWS --- With a dozen people going through the ice over the past two weeks, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt has asked whether her municipality should bill for ice and water rescues.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
NEWS --- Minden Hills township staff have now tabled a report saying the Bob Lake Association’s (BLA) plan for a new public boat launch will have to be altered, costing more than $180,000 – a far cry from the association’s $30,000 price tag.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
NEWS --- The County of Haliburton’s projected tax increase is now 2.91 per cent instead of 2.66 per cent due to some amendments in the most recent draft of the 2018 budget.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
NEWS --- A few days after a cold Christmas, a water line burst at a 24-hour residential home in Haliburton that supports six Community Living clients. As a result, one of those clients went to stay with her parents and another is temporarily sleeping ...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
NEWS --- The Hicks family is being credited with saving the lives of four people whose side-by-side plunged through Boshkung Lake Friday night.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
NEWS --- County council is sticking to its original plan for the establishment of a transportation system despite a plea to apply for provincial funding that may not be available again.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
NEWS --- Biogas technology could one day make good use of methane gas from the Haliburton and West Guilford landfills.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
NEWS --- After roaming around Haliburton for several weeks with an arrow in its head, a young female deer was successfully darted on Jan. 24. It underwent surgery three days later to remove the arrow and is on the road to recovery.
Monday, January 29, 2018
NEWS --- Local musicians will pay tribute to a Canadian country music icon this Saturday evening at the fifth annual Homemade Stew concert.
Monday, January 29, 2018
NEWS --- Although its parent company recently filed for liquidation, Carillion Canada says its operations are safe and will “continue uninterrupted.”
Monday, January 29, 2018
NEWS --- Climate change is a global crisis, but what local municipalities can do about it was the question last Wednesday (Jan. 17) at an information session hosted by the Minden Hills Climate Change Action Committee.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
NEWS --- Property taxes are expected to go up as much as they did last year in Highlands East.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
NEWS --- The OPP investigation into found human remains in Highlands East is “in the early stages,” according to Dianna Dauphinee, community safety/media relations officer.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
NEWS --- The women’s and children’s shelter in Minden is not sustainable without more funding and a change in how it operates.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
OUTDOORS --- Haliburton County residents, including Curry Bishop, didn’t mince words with Brent Patterson, a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wolf specialist during the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association’s (HHOA) recent AGM.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
HEALTH --- Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) is currently upgrading its emergency response system units for 140 residents who rely on them.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
ARTS --- Caitlin Dunlop is passionate about photography – so passionate that she’s opened her own business based out of Minden at the age of just 22. It’s a leap of faith … and it’s making her very happy right now.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
NEWS --- A new pilot program being launched by SIRCH Community Services will help county residents get the skills they need to start a job in the retail sector.
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