Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Greater attention to trout spawning and loon nesting are some goals for the Coalition for Equitable Water Flow, but first the organization is determined to create a new group that will speak in one, unified voice on behalf of all stakeholders of the Trent
Monday, September 21, 2015
The Haliburton Echo and Minden Times along with Positive Media Productions sat down with the four candidates running for federal office in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock ahead of the all-candidates meeting on Sept. 21. We asked them to introduce themselv
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
While just weeks ago representatives from the Trillium Lakelands District School Board were hopeful the provincial government would reach a deal with the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, talks between the two parties have broken down.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Algonquin Highlands councillors took preliminary steps toward an expansion of the township office on North Shore Road during a Sept. 17 meeting. For years it s been mentioned that the office, constructed in 1990, is becoming crowded for the township st
Thursday, September 24, 2015
It started when I got my first one, says Tom Tucker. They are a very addictive thing. Tucker is talking about tattoos, which travel from beneath his shirtsleeve, down a bicep, across his forearm and onto his hand.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
This spring one of Haliburton County s OPP officers was hot on the trail of a citizen with sticky fingers. Coming up with a plan to stop the motor vehicle thefts took wits and guile, but the officer on the case didn t need a footprint or magnifying glas
Thursday, September 17, 2015
As Ontario MPPs head back to the provincial legislature this week, Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock representative Laurie Scott will be wearing a new hat. Following a shuffle by PC party leader Patrick Brown, last week Scott was assigned deputy house lead
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Just imagine if Haliburton County is a bustling metropolis. That s what André Nichol, a 2003 Haliburton Highlands Secondary School graduate and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) professional, did to create the fantasy map for his Haliburton Regional
Thursday, September 17, 2015
That plan, prepared by Orillia s PlanbyDesign, was presented to township councillors by landscape architect Michael McMullen during a Sept. 10 committee-of-the-whole meeting.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Haliburton County s new tourism website will go live later this month, likely the week of Sept. 21, tourism director Amanda Virtanen told councillors on the municipality s tourism committee.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Minden Hills township is looking at new speed limit signage reminding boaters to slow down on the Gull River. Residents along the five-kilometre stretch of river between Gull Lake and Minden s Rotary Park have been expressing concern over the speed of b
Thursday, September 24, 2015
When the parachute bomb silently fell in Nijmegen, The Netherlands during the Second World War, 22-year-old Lyle Laverne Boice of West Guilford didn t even know they were dropped until he was left in a nearby hospital hoping to see morning.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
During a Sept. 17 Algonquin Highlands council meeting, parks, rec and trails director Dave Drobitch told councillors that in August, staff at the tower had reprimanded three boys after they threw watermelons from the 30-metre structure while a crowd of pe
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Minden Hills denies support for eight solar projects
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Central East LHIN says it s trying to maintain the number of long-term care beds in Haliburton County, but provincially mandated requirements are making the future of 60 of the community s beds unclear.
Friday, October 2, 2015
The operator of a sewage spreading site near Maple Lake has been fined by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, shortly after receiving approval from the ministry for the operation of the site.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Minden Hills council voted to award the contract for landfill attendant services at the municipality s landfills to a new company during their Sept. 24 meeting.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Twenty-three schools in Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be receiving funding from the Ministry of Education to enhance or initiate parent engagement projects. The Parents Reaching Out (PRO) grants range from $750 to a maximum of $1,000 for s
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Haliburton County residents peppered their federal candidates with questions on everything from environmental policy to F-35s to proportional representation to access to information at a candidates meeting Monday night.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A moose is dead and a woman charged with drunk driving after a collision on Highway 118 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 27.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Irene Heaven waited until the last possible day until she made a decision she really didn t want to make. The co-ordinator for the Haliburton-Muskoka-Kawartha Children s Water Festival, Heaven has been spearheading the event for a number of years without
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
On Sept. 27, the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust recognized a select few of those groups and one individual at their eighth annual Wild About Nature Gala at the Stanhope Firefighters Hall. A fundraiser for the not-for-profit organization committed to pre
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A sale of part of the Orillia Power Corporation to Hydro One would not impact the hydro generation facility at Minden Lake.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Some Minden Hills councillors are less than pleased with the township s new parks and trails master plan, but the township s reeve says the plan is a living document that can be added to. Council received the plan, compiled by Orillia s PlanbyDesign, at
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Carolyn Scott s experience with Haliburton was so positive, she wants to sing it from the rooftops and in a way she is. Scott, a Toronto-based actor, is putting on a special rendition of Autism is a Pain in the Aspergers on Oct. 17 as a fundraiser for
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