Thursday, November 16, 2017
OPINION --- Ever since I was little, my parents have told me stories. Whether they were stories about their lives before me (or as my mom calls it BA: Before Anabelle) and their crazy adventures or a classic fairy tale, I would listen intently.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
OPINION --- Snap goes a twig as I try to walk quietly through the bush. “Damn it.” I falter, catch my balance and curse under my breath, then, set out again.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
OPINION --- We should know today (Thursday, Nov. 16) whether the longest college strike in Ontario’s history is coming to an end.
Monday, November 13, 2017
OPINION --- It’s become shockingly clear in the past week or so that if Bill 148 goes ahead as it now stands, municipal government will be taking a huge hit.
Monday, November 13, 2017
OPINION -- It tasted so good that he had to call his wife to tell her about it. That is how my mate Jeff started to describe the experience of eating one of his very favourite meals.
Monday, November 13, 2017
OPINION --- This past weekend, you were asked to pause for a moment and think about the men and women who died in the service of this country. Remembrance Day, November 11, is an annual commemoration that marks the the truce ending World War One.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
OPINION --- Every day, more than 75 people make their way to the P & H Centre in Hanover to use the indoor walking track.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
OPINION --- Everything happens for a reason You know that ‘uh oh’ feeling, when you just gotta ‘go’, and I mean ‘GO’, a number two, if you get my drift.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
OPINION --- In recent months, both Algonquin Highlands and Minden Hills have changed the title of their head of council from reeve to mayor. I wholeheartedly agree with both the name change and the reasoning behind it.
Friday, October 27, 2017
OPINION --- The cost of simply maintaining our roads and bridges is starting to cripple Minden Hills, Dysart, Algonquin Highlands and Highlands East.
Friday, October 27, 2017
OPINION --- What do you reckon happens when two strangers, two hunters no less, meet in the woods? Both prowling through their territory.
Friday, October 27, 2017
OPINION --- As you look at this opinion piece; you are reading. You are looking at grammar, spelling, topic and sentence structure and hopefully you will enjoy reading this.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
OPINION --- The room was abuzz with the warmth and friendly chatter that comes with a family reunion.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
OPINION --- You know when you’ve done something that you’re not quite sure about, something that at the time you thought was a great idea but now, in hindsight you are not so proud of?
Thursday, October 19, 2017
OPINION --- We hope Minden Hills’ staff and council are serious when they say that an indoor swimming pool may one day be incorporated into the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena and Community Centre.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
OPINION -- So, did you have a good Thanksgiving? I hope so. My little family and I did, and we want to thank you.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
OPINION -- It’s no secret, Haliburton County has a capacity problem when it comes to waste disposal.
Monday, October 9, 2017
OPINION --- “Build your business around passion because there is no sense running a business you don’t enjoy.”
Monday, October 9, 2017
OPINION --- One local business has indeed been baked and battered by the provincial and federal government’s nonsensical approach to reform.
Monday, October 9, 2017
OPINION --- An ode to the frost as it signals a summer now lost.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
OPINION --- So … it’s a little over two weeks until Hometown Hockey comes to Haliburton County. A committee of locals has formed and they’ve admitted that they’re a little worried that people don’t realize how big of a deal this is.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
OPINION --- When I think back, I could have been starring in some horrific, 1980s made for television, vampire movie, such was the pitiful scene and my terrible attempts to act nonchalant in the face of such overwhelming odds.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
OPINION --- How do you feel about squirrels? Red squirrels? And their extermination with extreme prejudice?
Thursday, September 21, 2017
OPINION --- While the cost of policing continues to soar across Haliburton County, the service – at least from a senior management perspective at our local OPP detachment – has remained as detached as ever.
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