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.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The rise of Trumpism with all its anger, fear, wild exaggerations and other hateful negatives is a good thing.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The end of summer was tinged with tragedy in Algonquin Highlands when a 29-year-old man lost his life in a cliff-jumping incident on Raven Lake during the Labour Day weekend.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Like a lot of folks, there was a time when I never went to bed without watching CBC s The National. Like a lot of people now, I almost never turn the program on.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
I ve written this before, I m writing it now and chances are I ll write it again in the future. Minden Hills township cannot afford an indoor swimming pool.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Oh! What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
When the next round of Ontario municipal elections happen in 2018, the campaign period will be substantially shorter than it was in 2014.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Summer, its days fading quickly, has been generous and kind this year. Sunshine aplenty, but without the scorching heat predicted to become a regular feature of climate change.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
A long line of cars made its way down Highway 35 on Monday, to 48 and the 400, to the GTA and areas beyond.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
The situation that s unfolded at Bob Lake, just south of Minden, during the summer is a mess.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Their work for the year almost done, the yellow jacket wasps now have time to explore human spaces, and the leftovers they contain.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Blink a couple of times and the fall hunting season will be here. So it s time to start checking the hunting gear.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Last Saturday night, a number of Minden residents made their way into the village s downtown to an outdoor screen set up at the River Cone to watch a rock and roll show.
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