Tuesday, August 2, 2016
To the Editor,
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
In Cooperstown, New York it s all baseball. All baseball, all the time. All baseball everywhere.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
It s a narrative that s unfolded over several years, spanning the terms of multiple Minden Hills councils.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Municipal councils should have authority over the approval of renewable energy projects within their jurisdictions.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Just when you think the world has enough to worry about . . . .
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Mr. Mercedes would wear a smile wide as a western horizon if he travelled Haliburton County roads this summer.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Last week I was returning home from work, pulling in the driveway, as I noticed the sun gleaming off something nestled in the grass near a ditch at the periphery of the property.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
I write this not to dwell on the past, but to help share a thought on what Minden Hills might do differently to re-engage volunteers across the municipality.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
To the Editor, As a longtime cottager in the Minden Hills area, I know there are many wonderful businesses, from store owners to the many companies available to fulfill or requests.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The open door revealed a scene like nothing Shainie had ever seen. Shafts of sunlight entering the broken windows and cracks in the walls sliced the smoky dimness of the interior, highlighting once normal cottage contents now succumbing to years of neglec
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Well, what do you know? OPP detachment staff lists are public information. Cough.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
On June 22, Kawartha Dairy came to Archie Stouffer School to scoop and serve ice cream for students and staff as a special year-end treat.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
A local legend told that on nights when the grey mist following a big storm settled over Ghostly Point on Shkendang Lake, a moaning could be heard in the trees. A moan that pricked the skin and pulled at the heart. The Ojibwa said it was their leader cryi
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
This week, the rainbow flag the international symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community flew atop the flagpole at the Minden Hills township office for the first time. Council granted a request to fly the flag during a meeting las
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Church vandalism shameful
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Summer without campfire stories? No way! Here s one of mine that we will publish in three parts over the next three weeks.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
As many readers are likely already aware, a Haliburton Village business was vandalized in a despicable display of homophobia last week.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
It was a long ago scene, from a time before invention of smart phones that take video. That s unfortunate because what I saw then would have made a cool video on the art of splitting wood.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
magine it s an autumn morning, crisp and clear. Sun is gleaming off an amber canvas of leaves amid a robin-egg-blue background. You go to the kitchen to pour yourself another cup of coffee and there, through the window, you see a stranger relieving hims
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Bigger bills and fewer services.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
When it comes to rural Ontario communities promoting themselves as tourism destinations, few do it better than Prince Edward County.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Evening shadows arrive like cloaked ninjas descending silently into the treetops. Soon all light dims into non-existence, consumed by the night.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Earlier this year I was driving along Highway 118, westbound, between West Guilford and Carnarvon. It was an overcast winter day, just starting to lilt into twilight. For several kilometres, I d been following a low-riding Jetta. Our little caravan pas
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
It was the beavers, those clever, industrious engineers, who had the idea: Turn house building into an industry that would create jobs and build a strong economy benefitting all forest creatures.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Residents of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock got a rare opportunity this month when MP Jamie Schmale mailed out ballots for a constituency referendum.
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