Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Algonquin Highlands township is looking to the province to do something about traffic congestion at the Algonquin Park entrance along Highway 60 near Oxtongue Lake, congestion that is so extreme that stranded motorists sometimes end up urinating on privat
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Where has the time gone for the Highlands Opera Theatre?
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
It s an oft-heard complaint in the county that the Ministry of Transportation is overzealous when it comes to regulating entrances, signage, drainage, etc. along the Highway 35 and 118 corridors, but a rep from the MTO says the ministry is simply trying t
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Sonja Addison is the new co-ordinator of the U-Links Centre for Community Based Research, which is looking for research project proposals for the 2016 17 academic year.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Two septic beds at the Algonquin Highlands township office along North Shore Road have been damaged during construction of an addition at the site and work associated with the mishap will cost the township about $20,000.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Algonquin Highlands residents with opinions on shipping containers as storage buildings will want to mark Aug. 13 on their calendars.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
When Austin McGillion was in high school he had difficulty with going out in public and speaking to strangers. Now McGillion has graduated from his first year of college and is able to speak in front of large crowds.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The county s latest broadband connectivity project should be completed by year s end, or most of it, at least. In January, county councillors voted to spend $360,000 on a project with Bell that will improve or extend high-speed, broadband, 100 Mbps Inter
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Minden Hills township will offer to sell a piece of the township office property to Greystone Construction to house the propane tank for the condo building the Huntsville-based company is constructing along Newcastle Street.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The completion of a strip mall being constructed on the HP Superstore property at the intersection of Highway 35 and County Road 21 continues to be delayed as the owners await environmental compliance approval from the provincial government and approval f
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Members of the Minden Hills advisory committee on planning and development are concerned about the process of getting committee recommendations to the council table, calling it inefficient.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The township s septic tank re-inspection program will likely require the hiring of a contract employee for 2017.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
SIRCH Community Services accrued a sizeable deficit during the past year and has gone into overdraft, but executive director Gena Robertson is optimistic the organization s financial straits will improve.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The rainbow flag international symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community was raised at the Minden Hills township this week.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Never underestimate the power of a fish. There s a 23-pound trout in my office, Miners Bay Lodge owner Russ Wunker says. That s why we are here. He pauses for effect, surveying the members of the Haliburton County Historical Society sitting in the d
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The day after Canada Day s heavy rains, Minden is awash with rainbows. More than 50 people congregate on the lawns of the Wild Swan B&B for the first ever Pride Picnic.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
In the wake of disturbing new statistics, police throughout Ontario are gathering forces to spread a new message: Leave the Phone Alone. Distracted driving, which includes the use of handheld devices while driving and the use of in-vehicle entertainment
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The amount of snow, temperature, rainfall, frozen and saturated ground. These are the factors that can contribute to high levels and flooding along the Gull River each spring. Colin Clarke, a water management technician with Parks Canada and Jewel Cunn
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
When you work hard, even the most seemingly insurmountable goals can be achieved, valedictorian Caleb Schmidt told his fellow graduates at last week s commencement ceremony at the high school.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
The rainbow flag international symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will fly outside the Minden Hills township office for the week beginning July 4.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Multiple dams in Haliburton County that are part of the feeder system for the Trent Severn Waterway will be repaired or replaced through millions of dollars in federal funding.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Times have certainly changed throughout decades of health care in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Off-road vehicles will remain banned from the Haliburton County Rail Trail, at least for the foreseeable future. Last year, the Haliburton County ATV Association requested that off-road vehicles (ORVs) be allowed on the corridor, where ATVs are permitte
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The cost of the county s EMS department continues to rise year after year at a rate that Minden Hills Reeve Brent Devolin says is unacceptable.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Two structures on the Bark Lake Leadership Centre property burned on Wednesday, June 29. Twenty-five Highlands East firefighters worked to contain the flames, which had spread to some trees that surround the centre, fire chief Bill Wingrove said.
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