Health services organizations in Haliburton County are responding to plans to transform the provincial health system through significant changes by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care by proposing a unified Haliburton Highlands Ontario Healt
Music class was offered as a course selection, but too few students chose it as an option, meaning it will be postponed for the 2019-2020 school year. The number of students selecting music is just not there, said HHSS principal Chris Boulay.
Besides organizing Minden s Big Bike ride supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation on May 16, Sandra Heywood raised almost $1,000 herself toward heart and stroke research, bringing this year s total of the Pharmasave Heart Heroes to $5,702 and the team
When The Minden Experience adventure fun park opened last Saturday, a steady stream of visitors came in to meet new owners Alisa and John Dermott, and take a look around the revitalized facility, which was formerly known as Pole Position Kartways.
Stocked Lakes Guidebook provides the public with insight about dozens of stocked lakes. Each page provides the reader with the name of the lake, including the contours of the lake to know where to fish, the fish species present and directions to boat acce
Turtle Walks take place during the peak nesting season, as turtles like to nest beside roads and cross the same places every year to mate. Berman estimates Ontario has lost more than 70 per cent of the original turtle population, and the major threat is r
Terry Moore, a member of Environment Haliburton, appealed to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting May 16 to offer all-year green burial options for residents. After the death of his son Kyle Moore, the Moore family could not find adequate options
The Red Hawks track and field team turned in many strong performances Thursday at the Kawartha Track and Field Championships held at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary in Peterborough. The Hawks captured five individual golds as well as winning the open boys 4
Jacqueline Ziorjen sits by the window in her massage therapy clinic, looking out onto Bobcaygeon Road in Minden while sun streams through the glass onto her smiling face.
This year marks 25 years a quarter century since she opened Of Sound Body Massa
The HHSS girls soccer teams got off to a good start this season on May 1 despite being unable to practice or play on their home field due to winter damage. The junior and senior teams travelled to Lindsay for their season opening games.
As a cottaging community, it s common for Haliburton County to experience a spike in EMS calls during the months of July and August, but that spike was especially large in 2018. Councillors on the county s EMS committee received a year-in-review report
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. The life of the British monarch, who ruled over her global empire from age 18 to 81, is being marked, around the world, by exhibitions and tours in 2019.
Council has asked staff for more information about a request to bypass the noise bylaw after hearing concerns from the Oxtongue Lake community about potential noise caused by a Highway 60 rehabilitation project.
Residents questioning how to rid their homes of old electronics, batteries, paint or styrofoam will soon be able to use an online search tool expected to make disposal at local landfills easier to navigate.
On April 25, only a few weeks before seniors from Muskoka and Haliburton County are set to compete in the OSGA 55 plus senior summer games for district 11, conveners for the district gathered for a luncheon meeting at Rhubarb Restaurant in Carnarvon.
During an April 25 meeting, Minden Hills councillors approved zoning and official plan amendments to allow for the operation of a sewage spreading field off of Bobcaygeon Road in a vote that was as close they come.
Haliburton County will certainly be paying more for the operation of ambulances as a result of the provincial government s plan to consolidate ambulance services, the county s chief administrative officer says.
Members of the Bob Lake Association made a delegation to Minden Hills councillors during their April 25 meeting, explaining a new plan for the re-establishment of a boat launch on the lake south of Minden.
Haliburton County councillors decided last week that they will continue to monitor trends in rural transportation, and revisit the possibility of some kind of transit system for the county during their 2020 budget discussions.