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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
While demand for e-books and e-audiobooks is growing at library branches across Canada, library users may find they have trouble finding the materials they are looking for. This, according to the Canadian Urban Libraries Council, is due at least in part t
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Nature s Place, part of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre, was featured in a webinar hosted by the Ontario Museum Association and Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice last week.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
No matter what you might have seen in a fishing hut before, fish stories aside, you likely haven t seen anything like this.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Beloved magical nanny Mary Poppins is coming to Haliburton next summer, opening the 20th season of the Highlands Summer Festival with a musical the whole family will enjoy.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
It s a book, it s play it s Sea Sick
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Not long after Bernie Nicholson retired two years ago from her job in the employment centre at Fleming College, she set up a 50-by-25-foot studio 10 feet away from her house in the woods, hunkered down and immersed her hands in clay.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Kushog Lake resident and watercolour artist is part of the Haliburton County Studio Tour, which takes place the weekends of Sept. 29 and 30, and Oct. 6 and 7. It s his second year on the tour.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The Haliburton County Studio Tour will host a preview show of this year s tour during the first two weeks of September at the Finn Artists Centre on Newcastle Street in Minden.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
C.S. Lewis is reputed to have said, You can make anything by writing. Putting pen to paper is often considered to be a solitary pursuit, but what happens when you collaborate to bring your writing to life? Magic!
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Over the winter holidays at Michael Bainbridge and Brigitte Gall s house in Minden, something magical was happening. Like in many other homes, friends and family were gathered and good times were being had. But at the Bainbridge-Gall house, a new idea wa
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Valerie Kuinka is so excited about the numerous highlights of the Highlands Opera Studio s 12th season, the general director of the studio practically sings as she passionately shares the details of the 2018 schedule.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Fashion Dictates, an exhibit exploring the hottest Victorian and Edwardian fashion (literally, it must have been so hot to wear this stuff), is now showing at the bank building at the Minden Hills Museum.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Artist Harvey Walker is finally a full-time resident in the area where he has firmly planted roots and followed opportunities along the way to get here.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Keeping her hands busy with yarn has helped Kyla Grexton stay focused, even when the stressors of life have been overwhelming.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Outside, it was a grey afternoon at the Haliburton School of Art + Design for the May 25 convocation, but valedictorian Amy Black s speech made the day brighter.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A bird s eye view of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre and Museum grounds on the morning of May 25 would have shown parades of children heading there for a StoryWalk hosted by the EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Students from kindergarten and Grade 1 clas
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
A famous balcony, two dueling families and many kisses will be coming to the Highlands as the 2018 season of the Highlands Summer Festival kicks off with Romeo and Juliet.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Discover a rewards program no purchase is required. The #ReadWithMe campaign is designed to reward parents caregivers who read with their children during Speech and Hearing Month in May. Local families can win prizes by posting pictures online of thems
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ruth E. Walker, an Oshawa-based author, welcomes a group of writers at an intimate gathering at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre with a powerful statement that even she didn t know she was a writer until the age of 40.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Having only recently returned home from the 13th annual Miss North Ontario 2018 pageant in Sudbury, Minden s Jordyn Greer is already aspiring to reach a new goal.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
An afternoon devoted to the annual U-Links Celebration of Research became an afternoon of making connections for the students who studied the county, local community partners who helped to initiate the research, as well as for the curious guests at the ev
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
It s a sunny, spring-like day as the enticing sounds of a brass sectional spill out from a meeting room at the Pinestone Resort, filling the air outside with music. Inside the room, members of the Highlands Chamber Orchestra brass section are arranged aro
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Weather including a downpour of freezing rain might have affected the numbers of people who turned out for Kinmount s Winterfest on Feb. 10 and 11, but not their spirit.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The idea for Marie Gage s first children s book came from watching her grandchild, Blake, and his love of monkeys.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
It s a unique opportunity not to be missed the chance to hear from three emerging artists living in Haliburton County who shine a light on their thought processes, methods and the challenges of becoming professional artists in today s world.
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