Tuesday, January 17, 2017
This weekend, members of the Haliburton County Fair board will get together for their annual general meeting.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Few things hurt more than making a mistake that costs money.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The Wynne government is starting 2017 with its promise to reduce Ontarians Hydro One bills, but with the introduction of the province s cap-and-trade system on Jan. 1, it seems likely that the cost of living, for Haliburton County residents, anyway, will
Thursday, January 5, 2017
As is an annual tradition around here, here are the top 10 news stories of 2016 for Minden Hills and Algonquin Highlands.
Thursday, January 5, 2017
As is an annual tradition around here, here are the top 10 news stories of 2016 for Minden Hills and Algonquin Highlands.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
The hootin and hollerin over the passing of the old year has subsided as we move along, trying to make this one better than the last.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
A courier arrived at my door and handed me an envelope embossed with the Canadian coat of Arms. You know, the one with the scowling lion and a silly unicorn, each holding a flag.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Minden Hills council recently made a decision to forgo the live streaming of council meetings to the Internet, at least for now.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Back in 2003, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) arrived in Toronto from China. Roughly 400 people got it, 43 died, Ontario declared a public health emergency and the rest of the country lived in fear waiting for it to spread.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Like a drunken Vaudeville performer, the Trudeau government is doing a ham-fisted jig away from its promise to create a new federal voting system in this country.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Haliburton County is a community that takes care of its own.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Monday morning (Dec. 5) as I pull out onto Highway 35 at Moore Falls, I wonder where are the snow plows? I turn on my local radio station and I m told that there is a traffic problem at Miners Bay and Highway 35 and that the highway is impassable.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
In reference to the editorial in the Times about Warden Moffatt making some suggestions in changes to the position of Warden for Haliburton County, may I suggest that she did not include the obvious solution to the Warden and council s future.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
As she chaired her final county council meeting as warden for 2016 last week, Algonquin Highlands Reeve Carol Moffatt tabled a report suggesting that during the final two years of the current term, council at least have a conversation about potential chan
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
My daughter s steep-sided backyard in California has a strangely shaped tree. It grows out of the hillside naturally but then bends, forms an arch, and follows the ground down the hill to the patio.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
At the beginning of this school year, the Minden Ontario Early Years Centre, long located at the Sears building along Bobcaygeon, was relocated into Archie Stouffer Elementary School.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Calm and reason appear to have returned to the isolated corners of America. At least they have in the corner that I am visiting
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States has brought up numerous questions about just what is going on in the country to our south.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
To the Editor,
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
To the Editor,
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Blue jays are such contradictory creatures. I m not thinking baseball s Blue Jays, who hit everything out of the park one day, but can t make contact with anything smaller than a 10-pin bowling ball the next.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
I m writing in response to your invitation to send in photos of family members who were veterans. I couldn t find the picture of my father I was looking for but I did find other things: his beret, his knapsack, his medals, his dogtag , booklets describin
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The torture of Adam Capay in Thunder Bay Jail says as much about how politicians are failing us as anything else happening in the world today.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
There is one simple and wonderful change the provincial government could make to the OMB that would greatly improve the way planning matters are handled in Ontario.
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