Monday, June 26, 2017
EDUCATION --- Two months ago, Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) was one of 80 schools in the country put on the wait-list for the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI).
Monday, June 26, 2017
NEWS --- Sometime in the future, children and families will be able to explore interactive displays at a children’s museum beside the Old Victoria Street School in Haliburton.
Monday, June 26, 2017
BUSINESS --- Residents and business owners on Oxtongue Lake responded with a resounding yes when asked if they supported closing nearby roads to local traffic during the fall colour season.
Monday, June 26, 2017
NEWS --- Sharon Lawrence and Barbara Gregory have forged a friendship through reminiscing about family activities and food traditions. There were the holidays but also the fall harvest, with its pickling and preserving of fruits and vegetables.
Monday, June 26, 2017
HEALTH --- The Dorset Community Health Hub is always looking for feedback when it comes to better serving its patients.
Monday, June 26, 2017
NEWS --- Did you know that garlic cloves aren’t the only edible part of the pungent plant?
Monday, June 26, 2017
ARTS --- Feel like looking for a hidden treasure and setting a beggar free? How about solving a long-standing mystery?
Sunday, June 25, 2017
NEWS: Sometimes it takes a different point of view to identify strengths and weaknesses in a community, and Dysart is hoping for that feedback when a diverse group of volunteers from the Township of Georgian Bay visit the area late July.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
NEWS --- As Haliburton County prepares to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, disposing of sewage and garbage may be its two biggest challenges.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
EVENT: Not only is Carl Dixon playing the Minden Fairgrounds for Canada Day, he’s bringing a few friends -namely current and former members of The Guess Who.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
NEWS: The Red Cross is offering a second round of funding for Minden flood victims starting this past Monday (June 19) by assessing further household needs.
Friday, June 23, 2017
NEWS --- There is a serious lack of urgency around climate change, says Ontario’s environmental watchdog, who will be in Minden July 6.
Friday, June 23, 2017
NEWS -- When it comes to the plight of Canada’s First Nations people, high school teacher Cynthia McAlister believes it’s time to take action instead of just talking.
Friday, June 23, 2017
NEWS --- Don’t expect Hawk Lake’s Log Chute, which sustained serious damage from flooding in May, to be open this summer, says Algonquin Highlands Reeve Carol Moffatt.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
BUSINESS -- When Andy Oh recently met with his accountant, it was clear that one of his two businesses wasn’t viable.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
BUSINESS --- Minden’s Amanda Robinson defies a common narrative among young people in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
PEOPLE --- A group of young women in the Dominican Republic are gaining new opportunities to sustain themselves and their families, and hairstylist Michelle Cook, has significantly contributed to their success.
Friday, June 16, 2017
NEWS --- Algonquin Highlands will soon have a mayor instead of a reeve.
Friday, June 16, 2017
NEWS --- It’s a challenge for non-profit organizations in the county to hire students. But it just got a whole lot easier with $348,000 in Canada Summer Jobs funding.
Friday, June 16, 2017
NEWS --- It’s full speed ahead for a septic re-inspection program in Highlands East thanks to the hard work of two summer students.
Friday, June 16, 2017
NEWS: Haliburton residents Jack James and his wife Ann Paterson were surprised to get a visit from Dysart’s bylaw staff May 3 after the municipality received a single complaint about their Rivers Edge Studio store.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
OPINION -- Minden Hills Reeve Brent Devolin says a public meeting will be held in the aftermath of the recent flooding.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
NEWS --- Minden Hills’ seasonal resident, Gerry Smith, said he isn’t a “pitchfork-wielding cottager.” However, he and others who packed council chambers June 8 prodded council to slow down a process of proposed zoning bylaw amendments.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
NEWS --- It was all hands on deck Monday morning as Haliburton County Paramedic Services mobilized all four of its ambulances, and one emergency response vehicle, in what deputy Chief Tim Waite called a “very rare occasion.”
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