Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Yesterday afternoon 19 firefighters from the fire departments of Minden Hills, Haliburton and Algonquin Highlands worked in concert to fight a fire that engulfed the year-round residence located at 1016 Tom Bolton Road in Minden Hills.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
For many individuals, grieving the loss of a loved one can be a painfully lonely experience. Starting this month, Haliburton Highlands Health Services is launching a pair of grief support groups designed to help people cope with this type of profound s
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Taking place on Saturday, Feb. 17 in Haliburton s Head Lake Park, this year s event offers a wide variety of winter activities for people of all ages.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Mary Barker is going to miss having easy access to nickel candy and ice cream, now that Agnew s General Store has been sold and no longer belongs to her family for the first time in 96 years.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Four local youth curlers are ready for the future after finishing first at the Lindsay Under-15 Bonspiel this past January.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
During the week of Feb. 5 to 11, local OPP responded to 91 calls for service including 12 vehicle collisions with four of them involving deer and one involving a moose.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Investigating tents and travel trailers parked on vacant property has been a never-ending task in Highlands East according to the region s bylaw enforcement officer, who suggested enacting a tent and trailer bylaw to deal with the issue.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
A new executive compensation plan for four positions in the Haliburton Highlands Health Services received initial draft approval from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and was made available online on Feb. 5 for public review.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Staying safe on the ice begins with being informed about the conditions of local lakes and waterways, says ice safety instructor Robert Evis.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Dysart fire department is again warning people to exercise caution on frozen lakes following an early morning rescue on Friday.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The injured deer tranquilized and transported to Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Rosseau is showing signs of improvement after having an arrow removed from its head.
Friday, February 9, 2018
The call came in at 3:38 a.m. on Feb. 9 that four fishermen had gone through the ice at Birch Narrows between Grass Lake and Kashagawigamog Lake near Haliburton.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Demand for services at the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre has gone up in recent months with the Me Too movement, which has shone a bright light on sexual assault and harassment through several high profile cases in the national and international media.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Watch the frenzied action up close when the 16th Haliburton Highlands Dogsled Derby comes to Haliburton Feb. 10 and 11 at the Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Mild weather melted some of the snow the Hardwater Festival might have wanted for optimum conditions, but visitors to the second annual celebration of ice on Jan. 27 didn t mind.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Parents and caregivers would not have been surprised to see Abbey Gardens Gathering Place fill with a crowd of kids interested in the Paws, Poop and Other Animal Signs workshop. After all, from emojis to children s books, poop is popular.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Ten years ago, Joel Edwards gave music up.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The syllabus for the 2018 Haliburton Highlands Music Festival is now available. Everyone who is a resident of Haliburton County, Kinmount or Bancroft, or who studies with teachers who live in those places is welcome to participate in the festival.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to 101 calls over the week of Jan. 22 to 28. Investigations included animal complaints, fraud, harassment and landlord tenant problems. There were 17 vehicle collisions and eight of those involved deer.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
There remain a multitude of unanswered questions for Ontario municipalities when it comes to the impending legalization of marijuana this July.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Police are issuing reminders about ice safety to the public following two accidents on lakes in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Jan. 25 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
In the ebb and flow of the 15-year history of the arts council, the organization is in the midst of an incredible flow said Jim Blake at this year s annual general meeting Wednesday evening.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Parents and guardians of high school students in Haliburton County are being invited to a Parent Forum with Larry Hope, Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) director of education.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
A climate survey used to gauge where there might be strengths or a need for improvement throughout the school district showed that a quarter of the students in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB)...
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