Friday, May 19, 2017
NEWS: The Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program has been activated in Minden Hills, meaning some provincial money will be available for residents and business owners affected by the flood.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
EVENT --- Hundreds lined up on a warm, sunny Monday evening in Wilberforce to be part of a rare television experience that was all about the Highlands East community.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
NEWS --- The eerie silence in downtown Minden, filled only by the constant whir of sump pumps, is something residents will have to get used to if immediate steps aren’t taken to prepare for the effects of global warming
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
NEWS --- The Gull River watershed dropped about six inches in the span of four days between May 11 and 14.
Friday, May 12, 2017
NEWS --- Right about now, residents of Minden Hills and other county municipalities are just trying to keep their houses from flooding.
Friday, May 12, 2017
PEOPLE --- Volunteers didn’t waste any time getting their hands dirty to help their neighbours in need.
Friday, May 12, 2017
NEWS --- Like other Anson Street residents, Michael Bainbridge has been wading through water to get to town. He’s also been ferrying his daughters to the school bus by rowboat, footage of which appeared on CityNews.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
NEWS --- It’s an all too familiar sight for many Minden residents.
Monday, May 8, 2017
NEWS --- Much like an ignored physical injury, mental scars can grow, and over time, result in serious mental health issues that are difficult to recover from.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
NEWS --- It’s an all too familiar sight for many Minden residents. Sandbags around homes, several road closures and water seeping over the banks of the Gull River.
Friday, May 5, 2017
NEWS --- Bob Lake residents will have to find other ways to get their boats in and out of the water this summer.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
NEWS --- Haliburton’s Jane Selbie said a rain-filled weather forecast is “onerous” for her and other residents of the Museum Road area, washed out earlier this week.
Friday, April 28, 2017
PEOPLE --- Savannah MacAusland fondly remembers travelling to Haiti when she was 18 years old.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
EDUCATION --- For the past nine years, Grade 10 students at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School have researched local charities and presented their findings to their peers and teacher.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
ENVIRONMENT --- The Dahl family, who donated the Dahl Forest to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust (HHLT), has been officially recognized for its contribution to habitat conservation by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) ...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
NEWS --- The Government of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, announced Monday, which includes a 15 per cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) on home prices in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) won’t have a direct impact on the Highlands.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
HEALTH --- The health unit has sent suspension orders to 750 students across the region it serves—and Haliburton County amounts to almost 20 per cent of that.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
NEWS --- Heat Bank Haliburton County responded to one heat or hydro-related emergency per day this winter, resulting in the busiest season on record.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
NEWS --- For the past seven years, local resident Leora Berman has volunteered her time to deter Canada geese from settling in Head Lake Park and leaving a mess in their wake.
Friday, April 21, 2017
PEOPLE --- Greg Thomas’ world was turned upside down six months ago when his bike was struck by a car on Highway 28 in Faraday Township, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
NEWS --- The Liberals’ pot legalization bill answered basic questions when it was introduced April 13, but there’s a lot to think about for the next 15 months before it passes into law,
Thursday, April 20, 2017
NEWS --- Maple Lake residents are giving Haliburton Septic Pumping owner David Elstone an earful over his application to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to expand his spreading field in Algonquin Highlands.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
ENTERTAINMENT --- Faithful Forest Festival fans were disappointed when they went online to buy tickets for this summer’s Jim Cuddy Trio concert, only to find them sold out.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
HEALTH --- A newly-established non-profit organization in Haliburton County is lending support to people living with cancer and their primary support person.
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