Just a week shy of the third year anniversary of a car accident that saw her trapped in a mail carrier van, postal worker Teresa Graham had the opportunity to thank face-to-face the first responders who climbed into the vehicle with her and worked to free
One of the first decisions that the new councils of Haliburton County s townships, and the upper-tier council of the county, will have to make in the term is whether they want to opt out of allowing marijuana stores within their boundaries.
A proposal from the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association requesting that the Township of Minden Hills allow the association to use unopened road allowances for approximately seven kilometres of new trails near Minden is causing concern among some resi
Safeguarding yourself against unhealthy levels of radon exposure will go a long way to decreasing your chance of developing lung cancer says Health Canada, which is raising the issue this November with its national radon awareness program during the Natio
A decision by the provincial government to place a pause on some funding, which includes the Parent Outreach (PRO) grant, is leaving local school and parent councils scrambling to make up the difference.
During question period last month, Education Min
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott is keeping her labour portfolio amid a number of changes in high-profile cabinet positions during a shuffle by Premier Doug Ford, which took place Monday morning.
HHHS CEO Carolyn Plummer told board members that it s unclear at this point exactly what changes to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care under the new provincial government will look like, or how exactly those changes might impact HHHS
The first thing you see when you drive up the steep hill to Don Kerr s 100-acre property is not the cats. It s more likely the party of bright blue jays, flocking around the food he has scattered for them.
Municipal elections took place across Ontario last week and, by and large, voter turnout was low.
According to the Association of Municipalities Ontario, total voter turnout across the province for the Oct. 22 elections was about 40 per cent. During the
The majority of respondents to a survey on the future of the Dorset branch of the Haliburton County Public Library indicated they would support turning the space, located within the Dorset Recreation Centre, into some sort of community hub.
Though cyanobacteria have been around for over 2.5 billion years, we re still learning about how best to deal with accumulations of the photosynthetic bacteria, groupings known as blue-green algae blooms.
In Haliburton County, top concerns of respondents to a community survey about substance use and the harm associated with drug and alcohol use were impaired driving, lack of resources and access to services, children and youth and crime and community safet
Minden Hills residents near the Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park are getting fed up with park visitors causing congestion by parking along roadways, and in at least one case, trespassing on private property.
Grant and Jan Hutchinson, standing in the driveway of their Minden home, hesitate before they talk about how they met in 1993. They look at each other in that moment of hesitation, and Grant starts quietly laughing.
Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were on patrol on Sunday, Oct. 14 in the Village of Bobcaygeon. Shortly before 11:30 a.m. an officer observed a black, mid-2000s GMC Sierra extended cab stepside pickup truc
Minden Hills township will install more vending machines at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena for the winter after a request for proposals for the operation of the concession stand at the facility failed to garner any interest.
Haliburton Highlands Health Services is working to return to a balanced budget following news of a year-to-date deficit of $250,000 as of the end of July 2018, finance committee chairman David Gray said during a board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27.
During an update of Haliburton County s civic addressing bylaw at a Sept. 26 council meeting, councillors said they d like to include in the resolution encouragement for private road owners to use names that pay tribute to the heritage of the community.