Wednesday, August 9, 2017
OPINION --- County Warden Brent Devolin, and Mike Rutter, the CAO of the County of Haliburton, have been making their rounds of lower-tier municipal councils to update them on the county’s work.
Friday, July 14, 2017
OPINION --- A municipality receiving a Provincial Officer’s Order is not a common event. But that’s exactly what Minden Hills has for the Scotch Line landfill.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
OPINION -- What’s the weather like while you’re reading this article? Raining, is it? Again! Just where is that long hot spell that we all expect in summer?
Thursday, July 6, 2017
OPINION --- The potato shot high into the sky, rocketing out of sight and for a moment we all stood motionless, grinning, eyes darting from one to another. And then, the whistling sound as our vegetable projectile came hurtling back to earth.
Friday, June 9, 2017
OPINION --- It’s called the Algonquin Land Claim. It was a fairly big national story back in October, when the Algonquins of Ontario, the province and feds signed an agreement in principle.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
OPINION --- As expected, the news that Ontario was raising its minimum wage was greeted with decidedly mixed reactions, most of them as predictable as you would think.
Friday, May 19, 2017
OPINION --- We’re relieved to see warmer temperatures arrive and flood waters begin to recede across Haliburton County. Meanwhile, in Minden, life goes on.
Monday, May 15, 2017
OPINION --- One could feel the love and concern in the air as volunteers descended on Minden and spent the weekend moving sand around.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
OPINION --- Have you ever thought of what Haliburton County’s economy will look like in the next couple of decades? I’m not talking about the normal tides and the ups and downs of commerce.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
OPINION --- Businesses in the Highlands have a way of handling the ebbs and flows that come with being in a rural, seasonal community rather well.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
OPINION --- Damn it! I knew there were a couple of things that I hated about the end of winter and this weekend has seen both of them materialize.