Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The endangered species list has a new addition. It is truth and I am shaking my head and wondering how such a treasured species ended up there.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Township of Minden Hills should dispose of the Scotch Line landfill Mountain Lake seagulls. Let s just say it, or, in my case, write it.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
During the week of mourning and tributes to U.S. Senator John McCain it was difficult not to make comparisons with the life of another American hero. Correction: North American hero.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
There is vigorous debate over the effectiveness of the Pope s recent letter acknowledging the Catholic Church s failure to prevent priests from sexually abusing children.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The county s newspapers and radio stations are once again uniting to present a series of candidates meetings in the lead-up to municipal elections on Oct. 22.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Indeed, it has been a hot and dry summer. My records, based on Environment Canada data, show 20 daytime highs of 30 Celsius or higher and an average daytime high of 26 C.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
This week marks the third annual Minden Pride, a celebration of inclusion and diversity that began as a picnic two summers ago, and has blossomed into a weeklong series of events.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Hydro One leadership mess remains just that a mess.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Doug Ford s buck-a-beer pledge is the stupidest bit of political tokenism he has produced so far.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Enough is enough. I m fed up to the teeth with the dishonest war against the news media and the ill-informed fools who goosestep their belief in and support for it.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Minden Hills council has awarded the contract for a major renovation of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena and Minden Hills Community Centre, in a move that seems a little hasty.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Here we go again. It is likely that the worry over rising gun violence in Toronto will bring new restrictions down on responsible gun owners who keep firearms for hunting and shooting sports.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The nomination period for October s municipal elections is over, and the lists of candidates for Minden Hills and Algonquin Highlands are in. You can find them in a story in this week s edition, but also published on the township s websites.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
In The Knee - Part 1 (Anatomy) I reviewed the complex nature of the knee joint. While I was familiar with the workings of the joint, I have to admit that I was awestruck by its structure. It was designed to withstand many of the physical challenges of lif
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
It has been an unbelievable summer of stunning successes for me in cottage country. The best and greatest ever. No one ever has done, or will do, better.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
To his credit, Premier Doug Ford, in the short time since he became leader of the province in early June, has made good or started making good on a number of his election promises.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The message Brian Kelly, sustainability manager for Durham Region, shared at the Environment Haliburton! presentation on July 5 was a dismal one. Current changes to our environment due to climate changes are locked-in, and without immediate, drastic chan
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Historically, gatherings known as pink teas were occasions for women to organize and strategize in their pursuit of women s rights. These gatherings were often executed in ultra-feminine guise, which hid behind such established female frivolities as
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Raise your hand if you have suffered from knee pain or a knee injury. Almost every client I have seen over the years has experienced an issue at one time or another with one or both knees. I have been part of that group but I m thrilled to say that I m e
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Read with interest the article and editorial concerning amalgamation. Call it amalgamation or consolidation or moving to a single tier they all ask the same question will citizens of Haliburton County be better served by a single level of government ve
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The finest place to be during the hot, humid days of high summer is with your best friends. The place to find them is in the forest because that s where they live.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
With a new council term beginning late this year, it is time to have a widespread discussion about initiating the amalgamation of Haliburton County s four lower-tier municipalities into a single-tier government.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Statues cannot speak audible words but they had much to tell us last week.
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