Moisture-related issues due to inadequate insulation were the topic at Algonquin Highlands council again on Oct. 3, when operations manager Adam Thorn reported damage caused by a leaky roof at the Dorset public works garage on Kawagama Lake Road.
Carloads of people driving along scenic routes alongside trees bright and full with colourful leaves slowed as they approached Studio Tour signs dotted along the landscape throughout the county last weekend. The signs, each marked with a different letter,
Sue Shikaze, health promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit updated county council on Sept. 25 on her work with a new portfolio at the health unit that focuses on climate change and health through a climate change health vu
Standardized test results for school boards and individual schools were released on Sept. 25 giving teachers and administrators an indication of where students are succeeding in academics and where more work needs to be done.
Jim Garbutt, owner of Garbutt Disposal, came to Minden Hills council chambers last week looking for answers regarding a delegation he d made to council in May, exchanges between him and Mayor Brent Devolin becoming tense at times.
Wayne uses long-handled tongs to pull a piece of clay, already bisque-fired and glazed from the red hot kiln, quickly moving it to a pit where Sylvia stands, ready for the next step of the centuries-old Raku process they have made their specialty
At a Sept. 25 county council meeting, Councillor Carol Moffatt expressed frustrations with a meeting with Doug McNeil, special advisor on flooding, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, earlier in the month.
Have you ever felt compelled to support and aid something in nature? Set up a protection screen, create a small roof, put it in a box or wrap it with support? For example, on the farm I grew up on, we had massive birch trees in the front yard. My father w
Parents of students at Archie Stouffer Elementary School say they and their children have been through a whirlwind of emotions for about two weeks as they anticipated reorganization of classes for kindergarten and Grade 7 8 students.
A group of students and community members joined together on County Road 21 outside the high school in Haliburton on Friday afternoon demanding action on climate change as part of the Global Climate Strike.
Much of the Coalition of Equitable Water Flow s annual communications meeting, held Sept. 14 at the Haliburton fish hatchery celebrated the work done through what was described as being a critical relationship between CEWF and the Trent-Severn Waterway,
Ninety years ago, after the Norland Women s Institute was organized on Sept. 11, 1929, women gathered at the home of first president, Leslie Stephens. They paid their annual fee of 25 cents, and they got to work.
In honour of a recent birthday, Daniel Manley hosted a fundraiser for the Haliburton Highlands Arts Centre Foundation on his social media page and quickly raised $1,000 toward the new organization, which aims to build a world-class performing arts centre
As you are reading this article, you know someone in Minden who deserves a volunteer award. Maybe you see them at the local school, helping students with reading, or making sure a hungry child gets a snack. You might have a friend in a service club or org
The Haliburton County Paramedics have passed their three-year service review with compliments from the health ministry.
Paramedic chief Tim Waite told members of the county s EMS advisory committee during a Sept. 10 meeting that he was pleased with the