Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The purchase of a Prince Street property gives the Township of Minden Hills a perfect opportunity for a new civic space in downtown Minden.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Last week we published a letter from our pal and former Times columnist Neil Campbell, who suggested that municipal council meetings should take place during the evening rather than during the daytime, as they do currently.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The first rain showers of April, scattered, brief and chilly as they were in the past week, have brought out something more than just the promise of May flowers.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Hockey rinks remain the heart of many small towns across Canada.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
If you ve not heard, the world is entering a new epoch unofficially named Anthropocene, the Age of Humans. With that odd moniker has come equally odd and dangerous thinking that puts human greed ahead of conserving nature.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Spring came in February. Winter followed in March. What April will bring is anyone s guess. This winter s wild weather swings confirm for many that our climate is changing drastically. Probably, but it is not quite that simple.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
To the Editor, It wasn t much more than a generation ago that the council of the old Township of Anson, Hindon and Minden routinely sat down together after dinner to hold its meetings.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
In the fall of 2016, jaws hit floors around the world as an anti-establishment businessman with no relevant experience, a reputation as a bully and penchant for shouting slogans rather than talking about anything substantive, was elected president of the
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The United States just isn t going to put up with it any more. Tired of forever being screwed over by beady-eyed Canadians and sleazy Mexican drug lords.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
During the weekend, the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce honoured members of the local business community during its annual achievement awards gala at the Pinestone.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
In all the recent dark and depressing news about governments, and the people who run them, comes a pinprick of light. Small and distant like a far away star in the night sky, but enough to give hope that common sense has not been completely extinguished.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Imagine a bustling downtown Minden buzzing with activity, residents coming in and out of apartments perched atop the shops of the main drag.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
It was a lifetime ago but I still remember my father bending his tall and lanky frame, reaching down to clasp my hand and walking me across the invisible line dividing Canada and the United States.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The wood-fuelled heating systems being proposed for downtown Minden, Haliburton, Wilberforce and Cardiff by Torchlight Bioresources Inc. are a great idea for numerous reasons.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
I ve been inspired to help out with our garden this year. Over the past couple of days I ve been out cultivating the soil with one of those garden claw things. After a few years of this not being done it was quite a bit of work to get through the tiny roo
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Most visitors to the San Francisco Bay area take in the usual popular sights: Fisherman s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
My great-grandfather bought a lot on the eastern shore of Halls Lake in 1932, for five bucks.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
At first it sounds like the muffled booming of a distant jet. Or perhaps a moose thumping through the open forest over the next hill.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The provincial election campaign is officially underway and in just less than a month s time, we ll know who Ontario s next premier will be.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
I am boot-horned into seat 37B at 31,000 feet, massaging numbness from my legs when I taste a wetness at the corners of my mouth. It is a salty wetness and I realize that I am crying. In fact, I am about to bawl.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
It was mid-afternoon Monday when I realized something terrible had taken place in Toronto.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
I think I am going to be ill. My stomach is gurgling, starting to roll and its contents are about to take flight.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
To the Editor,
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The financial reserves of the County of Haliburton are too low, an auditor told members of council last week.
Friday, May 25, 2018
I was at the Minden laundromat this afternoon. I have not had to do this in years but washer breakdown made it a necessity. Put all the wash in, set it going and headed into town. Went to pay for something and no purse. Left everything there and hurried
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