Wood smoke rises from the top of the tipi overlooking a beaver pond on Rob Wright s Buckslide Road property. The tipi, which Wright fashioned himself, was where he wrote his novel, a thriller called A Long Paddle Home, during the past five years.
Karen Koehler laughs at a photo of herself taken during a canicross, scooter and bikejor fun race she organized at Killara Station on Gelert Road on May 18. Her mouth is wide open in a delighted smile as she looks forward ahead of her, toward her dog Much
In the fall of 2006, a small group of local women, led by Mickey Bonham and Sue Reid, felt they wanted to do something to help the grandmothers in Africa, who were burying their own children due to the AIDS pandemic, and then raising the millions of gran
Mannequin has its beginnings at Sassy Digs, where a selection of apparel had a place in the home decor shop. After a year of showcasing clothing, owner Shawn Smandych and Mannequin manager Betty James knew that there was an interest for unique apparel and
This past year has been one of transition for the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce, said chamber president Andrea Strano, as she greeted members at the organization s annual general meeting at Carnarvon s Rhubarb restaurant on June 4. We are tr
Charlsey White, deputy chief administrative officer for the County of Haliburton, made a delegation to council for support on behalf of the county to enhance the shoreline protection bylaw.
The Shoreline Tree Preservation Bylaw (2012) protects trees g
A mural covering one wall of a Bobcaygeon Road building is turning heads in Minden and leaving a bright image of locally-grown vegetables in the minds of passersby. Soon enough, Nourished, by Raisin the Root, will open to the public in that space, ensurin
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria was celebrated at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre on May 18 with a morning and afternoon tea inside and outside of the Bowron Log House. The event brought both full-time residents and out-of-town visit
The county s director of public works Craig Douglas and director of planning and deputy chief administrative officer Charlsey White laid out the steps for a county-wide climate change plan to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting on May 16.
At a May 22 meeting of county council, Stephanie Landers, manager, community relations and public outreach from the Ontario Waterpower Champions presented on the history and benefits of using waterpower to generate electricity before asking councillors to
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.
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
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.