Tuesday, October 17, 2017
I just smiled all weekend at Hometown Hockey. What a welcome they got!
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Sunday night Haliburton was Hometown Hockey. Despite the rain, cold and blasting winds, the town showed up clad in jerseys and those big, bright smiles to watch as Ron MacLean and Tara Slone hosted the show from Head Lake Park.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The recent letter to the editor from John Cowan ( Carbon credits complicate, Oct. 3, 2017) presents some interesting points and warrants a response.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
I read with interest your editorial re: your 10 years at the paper. I wanted to take the time to thank you for all you do for our community.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
It is a joy and a privilege to be able to sing, and I love to do it.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Haliburton s particular brand of hockey obsession became apparent to me nearly four years ago on a cold night in January.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Ten years ago this week, I reported for duty as a reporter at the Minden Times. I had recently arrived at my basement apartment on Highway 35 on a cold October evening, leaving behind what seemed to be an overly chaotic life in Toronto.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Even before smartphones came along, our vehicles were loaded with distracting things.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
For the past two years, I ve attended Haliburton s Take Back the Night rally and walk to demonstrate against sexual harassment and assault. Both times, turnout has been pretty dismal.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Summer is over. Many will debate if it really happened this year, but the calendar date tells us all to move on to autumn!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Local dogsled tour providers Hank DeBruin and Tanya McCready-DeBruin have been trying to head off unwarranted criticism following the release of a film called Sled Dogs, which is highly critical of the dogsledding industry.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
IT S UNFORTUNATE that concerns and questions over what Haliburton Forest had planned for a biochar facility on Kennaway Road had to be taken to the Ontario Municipal Board in order to be answered.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
From the vantage point of 2017, the history of Haliburton School of Art and Design seems serendipitous in the way it grew out of the seed of discussion into a major employer and cultural driver in the Highlands.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
If your home is anything like mine, the last week has been one of captivated horror as news from the States pours in.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
As was noted in Robert Mackenzie s story on page 10, mandatory septic reinspections are becoming the norm across the Haliburton Highlands. This is very good news.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Re: The Aug. 2 Highlands East council meeting and huge increases to the planning department fees.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
To the Editor, I am writing in response to the Aug. 1 issue s letter by Bob Heyes, titled Dysart helps save the monarchs.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
You don t have to spend much time online to find out the internet is an increasingly hostile place. If you use Twitter and Facebook even in a casual way, you re sure to bump into a shaming campaign against a business, politician or individual within a few
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
But I don t want to go with you, whined Jason, leaning his kitchen chair back almost to the point of falling backwards. Maggie had already told him that was not an option but, being a 10-year-old, he persisted.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
This week, we have a story about a coyote that grabbed a small dog and ran off into the woods with it. The pet s owner was thankfully close-by and willing to give chase, eventually catching up with the coyote, which dropped the dog.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The weekend of Aug. 19 and 20 will mark the third annual Haliburton Outboard Powerboat Races.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Tuesday, the Haliburton Sculpture Forest officially unveils four new pieces to its permanent outdoor exhibit.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
This week s paper features two stories about special land and difficult decisions. On one hand, we have Norah s Island, donated to the land trust 10 years ago to be preserved in perpetuity.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The very almost nearly full thunder buck moon kept me company on Saturday evening as I drove home from Orillia where I had been at the Mariposa Folk Festival all day.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Dianne Saxe arrived less than two months after a state of emergency was lifted in Minden due to flooding and a day before a wild storm that ripped down tree branches and shut down electricity to many in Haliburton County.
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