Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- The Central Food Network and Heat Bank Haliburton County hope to get at least $15,000 in additional federal funding to keep residents warm this winter and offer transportation to those at risk of homelessness.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- If the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) gets its way, sledders may have 7.1 km of new trails in Minden Hills in the future.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- A contest to see which team can come up with the best plan to make a Minden Hills owned building more energy efficient will be launched in 2018.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- As expected, high-end or prestige properties valued at over $1.5 million were in high demand in Muskoka again this year, but interest has shifted to the Haliburton area to a greater degree than ever before.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- The day before Christmas Eve, Meagan McNally was enjoying some quality time with her younger brother, Terrence Bradley. They laughed non-stop as they watched Jeff Foxworthy on Netflix. Sadly, it was the last time they would ever be together.
Thursday, December 28, 2017
NEWS --- Following several brainstorming sessions between stakeholders and a consultant at the end of the summer, the County of Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes have a five-year plan to establish more affordable housing in the area.
Thursday, December 28, 2017
NEWS --- The provincial government recently announced it’s investing $140 million in creating more than 1,200 hospital beds this flu season, but none of those beds are coming to Haliburton County.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
NEWS --- Highlands East needs volunteers to keep its outdoor skating rinks and tobogganing hills in tip-top shape to avoid a lawsuit.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
NEWS --- Future delegations to Minden Hills council can blame an accountant from Sudbury when they argue they should get services equivalent to their taxes – only to be shot down.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
NEWS --- A former sergeant with the Haliburton Highlands OPP is returning to take over as detachment commander.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
NEWS --- Another discussion about remuneration in Dysart led to some confusion and tension this past Monday. And as a result, nothing is changing for the time being.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
NEWS --- In less than six-and-a-half months, the Haliburton Highland Pharmacy distributed 6,000 needles to drug users through a needle exchange program with the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR).
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
NEWS --- A man who died in a Saturday morning fire just south of Minden has left behind a “devastated” family just days before Christmas.
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.
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