Thursday, December 14, 2017
NEWS --- During a recent special council meeting, planning director Charlsey White recommended two options on behalf of the transportation task force for the creation of a community transportation system.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
NEWS --- Talk of a public boat ramp for Bob Lake is back on the table. Again.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
EDUCATION --- Thirty-eight students at Haliburton’s Fleming College campus withdrew from their programs after the provincewide faculty strike.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
NEWS --- Suzanne Partridge is officially the warden of Haliburton County.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
NEWS --- Minden Hills Coun. Jean Neville thinks Haliburton County needs a trades school.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
ENVIRONMENT --- The Township of Minden Hills has been slapped with its second Provincial Officer’s Order in about five months’ time at the Scotch Line landfill.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
NEWS --- Young people will need to be part of the solution when it comes to improving the health and wellness of their peers, says Dr. Ian Manion, a clinical psychologist who specializes in youth mental health and suicide.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
NEWS --- When it comes to bullying in schools, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) and the OPP say they take the issue very seriously and are doing their part to keep kids safe and maintain a healthy environment.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
NEWS --- A community forum on ‘supporting youth in wellness’ was held last Wednesday in Haliburton, but despite repeated comments that young people must be part of a solution to what’s been deemed a community in crisis, The Highlander only found ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
NEWS --- A County of Haliburton internet project is almost done and under budget, the county’s IT director, Mike March told County Council Nov. 22.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
NEWS --- Early on during her time as an Algonquin Highlands councillor, Lisa Barry was told something that to this day frustrates her: A councillor job is for the rich or the retired.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
PEOPLE --- Algonquin Highlands resident Bruce Hicks and former Haliburtonian Derek Wilson have been awarded Medals of Bravery by the Governor General of Canada.
Friday, November 24, 2017
BUSINESS --- Two emerging county businesses received a massive financial boost Tuesday afternoon.
Friday, November 17, 2017
NEWS --- Yours Outdoors recently scooped up an award for the second year in a row at the Ontario Tourism Summit.
Friday, November 17, 2017
NEWS --- Three years after being charged with two counts of first-degree murder, Garry Taylor Handlen is still awaiting trial.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
NEWS --- The cost of Minden’s new fire hall has gone up by about $100,000.
Friday, November 10, 2017
ENVIRONMENT --- Parks Canada is backing the County of Haliburton’s efforts to secure about $180,000 from the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for flood plain mapping.
Friday, November 10, 2017
NEWS --- Eight months after Kris Guyton launched a GoFundMe campaign for the Highlands East fire department, acting fire Chief Chris Baughman and his colleagues are developing their wish list.
Friday, November 10, 2017
HEALTH --- Laura Green believes Haliburton is a great fit for the province’s rural health hub pilot project.
Friday, November 10, 2017
NEWS --- Dysart’s septic reinspection program is slated to begin next spring.
Friday, November 10, 2017
NEWS --- Students at the Haliburton School of Art and Design are frustrated that the faculty strike, now in its fourth week, is affecting their semester and learning experience.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
NEWS --- It appears a pool may be dead in the water, but talk of an indoor walking track is gaining traction in Minden Hills.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
ENVIRONMENT --- The Township of Minden Hills supports a private member’s bill that would change the way residents find out about raw, or only partially-treated, sewage discharges and bypasses at the waste treatment plant.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
NEWS --- Long before spring flooding in Minden, Tim Currie said he knew his property was at risk.
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