Thursday, August 10, 2017
NEWS -- When the Sunnybrooke Bridge on Bobcaygeon Road was closed for two weeks because of the flood, part-time paramedics were on standby on either side of the bridge in case they were needed.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
NEWS --- Owen Trefry was first on scene of a serious motorcycle accident in Highlands East last week. And while he ultimately helped saved the victim’s life, Trefry, who isn’t a first responder, has been thinking about ...
Friday, August 4, 2017
NEWS --- After receiving lots of feedback from the public, Eric Doetsch is scaling down his plans for a proposed quarry and aggregate pit near Dorset.
Friday, August 4, 2017
HEALTH --- When Sebastian Havill was still in his mother’s womb - about to undergo life-saving heart surgery in Toronto – he had Haliburton County family and friends backing his pre-birth surgery.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
NEWS --- The name Haliburton shouldn’t have been registered as a trademark by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), says Toronto lawyer and trademark agent, Julie MacDonell.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
NEWS --- Sudden heavy winds turned a seemingly dormant wildfire into an aggressive inferno, elevating its threat level to a nearby town, and forcing quick action from Haliburton firefighter Jordan Mack and his crew.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
NEWS --- After making national headlines for being able to trademark the name Haliburton, Minden resident Michael Stinson has decided to transfer the trademark to the County of Haliburton.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
EVENT --- Anglers of all ages and skills are encouraged to participate in this summer’s newest fishing derby in the county.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
ENVIRONMENT --- Protected by an electric fence, a beehive sits on a stool at Maureen Moore’s farm in Minden Hills. The gate is made from scrap lumber and is more than six feet high. Moore is hoping it will keep bears away.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
NEWS --- A pest control expert paid a visit to the Scotch Line landfill July 20 as part of a Minden Hills township reaction to a Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) crackdown at the site.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
NEWS --- The former mayor of Mississauga has strong opinions about the importance of municipal politics and the direct impact it has on residents.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
NEWS --- Fraud charges have been dropped against Susan Elizabeth Blouin, 48, after she chose to pay full restitution to a private lender who claimed she lost $27,000.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
NEWS --- A Minden man who successfully trademarked the name Haliburton has caused a stir.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
NEWS --- Minden Hills Deputy Reeve Cheryl Murdoch was a self-described “happy camper” July 21 as fellow councillors, staff and representatives of Greystone gathered beside Highway 35 in Minden for the ceremonial groundbreaking ...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
NEWS --- A proposal to build a new quarry and expand an existing sand pit in Algonquin Highlands is proving contentious.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
HEALTH --- Cover up and keep that bug spray close.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
NEWS --- There’s a new lottery in town, but not everyone knows about it.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
LIFE --- Kathy Yandt dropped off the teenager she is fostering at camp recently. The two had issues before the girl left and didn’t part on the best of terms. But when she returned and walked into Yandt’s home she asked, “Can I have a hug?”
Thursday, July 20, 2017
NEWS --- Haliburton Highlands Ontario Provincial Police continue to investigate a major accident Saturday night on Highway 118 in Highlands East that has left two people dead.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
NEWS --- A special meeting of Minden Hills council to deal with a Provincial Officer’s Order over the Scotch Line landfill was heated when members of the gallery asked questions of council, staff and consultant Cambium Inc.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
NEWS --- Some improvements are going to be made at health care facilities in the Highlands with $293,500 from the province.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
NEWS --- Minden residents who attended a three-hour post-flood meeting Tuesday evening were told more time is needed to solve the dilemma they’ve faced twice in four years.
Friday, July 14, 2017
NEWS --- A turtle crisis was recently announced by The Land Between and the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre for an area stretching from Parry Sound to Frontenac and Lanark.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
NEWS --- An old pedestrian bridge by Buttermilk Falls was recently closed after being deemed “unsafe for use,” according to Parks Canada. An engineering report also concluded it’s beyond repair and will need to be removed.
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