Wednesday, September 28, 2016
NEWS -- The last thing Christopher O’Mara expected to see this morning was the word “fag” spray painted on the door of his business, months after someone sprayed the same homophobic slur on his window.
Monday, September 26, 2016
NEWS -- With the amalgamation of Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) and Community Care Haliburton County in the rear-view mirror, Community Support Services director Stephanie MacLaren says it’s time to engage with the community ...
Friday, September 23, 2016
NEWS -- When Minden resident Nicole Manary came across a job ad in The Highlander looking for an experienced caregiver, she didn’t hesitate to express her interest by email.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
NEWS -- The first public meeting on renewal options for Minden’s S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena was held Monday with sports and recreation groups getting a detailed look at plans that could see as little as $3 million and as much as $12 million spent ...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
NEWS -- John Teljeur is no longer the general manager of the Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre, a position he’s held since last May.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
NEWS -- Residents will be able to have their say when it comes to the future of the Gooderham post office during a public meeting on Sept. 26. It will start at 7 p.m. at the Lloyd Watson Centre.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
NEWS -- A familiar face in the community remains in hospital two weeks after being hit by a truck while riding his bicycle.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, September 16, 2016
BREAKING -- The construction contract for rehabilitation of the Drag Lake Dam has been awarded to MTM-2 Contracting Inc.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
NEWS -- The basement of the Minden United Church resembled a high school classroom Tuesday night as more than a dozen people gathered to learn about electoral reform.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
NEWS -- Susan Pethick enjoyed a round of golf Tuesday morning, but curling is still off the table, she says, more than a month after her heart went into cardiac arrest during a game of bridge with friends.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
EDUCATION -- Students of Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) were greeted by a new principal on Tuesday.
Monday, September 12, 2016
NEWS -- Haliburton Refugee Sponsorship Committee volunteer Sean Pennylegion will drive a Syrian refugee family of 11 from Pearson International Airport to Haliburton Sept. 19.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
NEWS -- As the large crowd entered Ontario’s first completely off-grid Alternative Energy Presentation Centre, the students who built it embraced their teachers one last time in a group hug a few yards away.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
NEWS -- Greystone Project Management president Patrick Dubé has no idea why his latest project, a three-storey building with 21 units, is being met with such resistance from a small, but very vocal group of residents living in that area.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
NEWS -- A 29-year-old man died Sunday afternoon after diving off a cliff and striking a rock.
Friday, September 2, 2016
NEWS -- The OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit was back in the Spruce Lake area today as part of an ongoing investigation into the death of a Bowmanville man.
Friday, September 2, 2016
NEWS -- A fire dubbed ‘the Beast’ due to its intensity in Fort McMurray would be unlikely in Haliburton County, sources say.
Friday, September 2, 2016
NEWS -- Residents of Big Bob Lake should be able to get their boats out of the water this season following an apparent agreement between the Township of Minden Hills and a private landowner who’s blocked access.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
NEWS: Following many years of service, Dysart et al’s public works director Brian Nicholson is leaving his post, The Highlander has learned.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
NEWS -- Although it was only recently announced that Autumn Smith will become the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce’s new manager, the former radio host has been planning and developing new managerial skills for months.
Friday, August 26, 2016
HEALTH -- An unimpressive break room in the depths of the Haliburton Hospital is where Haliburton resident Diane Smith goes to talk about the cancer that threatened her life for several years.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
NEWS -- Every time they think about their new home base, employees with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) should see it as a testament to how much Canadians value the work they do.
Friday, August 19, 2016
NEWS -- The first county-wide fire ban since 2012 was lifted Aug. 18, and the county's fire coordinator said most residents took it very seriously.
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