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.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Red squirrels always have been, well, a bit squirrelly, but this fall they are completely crazy.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
What s the point of creating a policy if you re not going to use it? This is a question Minden Hills councillors might ask themselves.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
For some seven years, what was once the Beaver Theatre has stood shuttered and silent, like a ghost along Minden s Water Street.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
I took a ride with The Girl on the Train but found the journey a bit too long.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
It was a week of good news and bad news.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
It s a tough time to be a rural Ontarian.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Finally there is an escape route from the nightmare in the United States. How did we not think of it before? It has been in front of us for 10 months.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
There is a quotation often attributed to Albert Einstein which goes something like this: Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a goldfish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
To the Editor, Minden Hills s upcoming decision regarding their community centre and arena can be a major turning point for the residents of Minden Hills, and the residents of all of Haliburton County. They have proposed three different options for ren
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
I sit straight up in bed, wide awake even before my eyes open. They don t need to be open because it is 6 a.m. and pitch black.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
This is an open letter to the individual or individuals vandalizing a Haliburton business with anti-gay graffiti.
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