Friday, March 24, 2017
LIFE --- Sometimes victims of domestic violence don’t leave their abuser because they are worried about their animals.
Friday, March 24, 2017
NEWS --- Sonora Plumb, 18, has piloted a steel-hulled patrol vessel, contained a rapidly-flooding room with her peers from the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Viking in Bancroft and travelled the country free of charge.
Friday, March 24, 2017
PEOPLE --- Those who knew Stephen Patrick, remember a highly intelligent man with many interests.
Friday, March 24, 2017
NEWS --- Geri Woudstra wants to paint the Highlands purple on March 26.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
NEWS --- For an entire year, effective July 1 until the same date in 2018, local residents will have to travel to Lindsay to deal with speeding tickets and other provincial offences.
Monday, March 20, 2017
NEWS --- The small community of Lajitas, Texas, resonated so much with Haliburton’s Wayde Greer, a self-admitted homebody that he began to envision himself retiring in the small border town.
Monday, March 20, 2017
NEWS -- A forty-year-old man died Sunday morning after an ATV collision near Irondale.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
NEWS -- Minden Hills councillor Jean Neville thinks too many recyclables are being dumped into the Scotch Line landfill.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
NEWS -- Although more than two-thirds of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s (HKPR) budget is funded by the province, it’s not enough because of rising operational costs.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
NEWS -- A pretrial in the David Palmer murder case will take place later this month.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
NEWS -- The Municipality of Dysart has used the vote by mail method for the last three elections, but councillors are again looking at a combination of Internet and telephone voting for next year’s municipal election.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
NEWS -- Andrea Mueller was wide-eyed when she found out that the Haliburton Village BIA was donating $25,000 to the Haliburton Skate Park Junction project.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
NEWS -- Calling it “the elephant in the room,” County Warden Brent Devolin discussed the need for changing the way health care is delivered in Haliburton County during a lengthy address at the chamber’s ‘breakfast with the warden’ Tuesday.
Monday, March 6, 2017
PEOPLE -- Haliburton’s Jillian Hawley, who is well on her way to becoming a human rights lawyer represented the local riding at this year’s Daughters of the Vote delegations in Queen’s Park.
Monday, March 6, 2017
NEWS -- In addition to boosting awareness surrounding Algonquin Highlands’ recycling programs, the Dorset landfill’s transformation into a transfer station last January has helped the township save more than $10,000 during the one-year period ...
Thursday, March 2, 2017
NEWS -- There were 472 dental-related visits to the Haliburton Highlands Hospital in 2012, costing the health care system $513 per visit while providing little relief for patients, according to the Ontario Oral Health Alliance.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
NEWS -- A proposed change in the tipping fees for compaction trucks and bins is coming back before Minden Hills council.
Monday, February 27, 2017
NEWS -- A Passive house business is moving into a larger space near Minden’s downtown.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
NEWS -- Parks Canada says a prolonged and greater than average January thaw has caused delays for contractors working on the Horseshoe Lake Dam.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
NEWS -- After nearly two days of deliberations, the municipality of Algonquin Highlands (AH) has made resolutions on its 2017 revenues and expenditures.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
UPDATE -- Cottager Robert ‘Bob’ Bell’s was “the most kind, respectful and loving person to his wife and his two girls and everyone he ever loved and met,” his daughter, Gail Bell, told The Highlander Wednesday.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
NEWS -- Two snowmobile helmets sat embedded in slushy ice Sunday morning – remnants of a terrible tragedy the night before that has left one snowmobiler missing.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
NEWS -- After a lengthy review, the provincial government has decided to keep Minden’s ServiceOntario centre open.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
NEWS -- Haliburton County will likely support the YWCA to the tune of $25,000, a Feb. 3 county budget meeting concluded.
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