Friday, August 25, 2017
I came to a stunning realization the other day, a mind-blowing revelation; one that not many of you will believe, most of you will snicker at, but some of you will secretly know is the truth.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Now, I have a feeling that during my time as The Outsider I may have previously touched upon, if that is not too unsavoury a description, the topic of outhouses
Thursday, August 17, 2017
People have noticed I seem to be hanging around the post office a lot these days.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
According to the most up-to-date figures from Stats Can, Haliburton County has a 9.3 per cent unemployment rate.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
So the court of public opinion has spoken out loud and clear, and as usual it was a lot of vitriol and bluster.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
"And so it was that the men had strayed from the righteous path and the Lord sent down a plague upon them; a plague of ... Fall Armyworks!"
Thursday, August 10, 2017
This week, Point in Time and Haliburton Highlands Mental Health Services sent out a public service announcement.
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.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
OPINION --- We have no problem taking a council to task when it’s done something wrong.
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 30, 2017
OPINION -- Now, Mrs. Mc’D and I are of a similar age, that being, how shall I put it, we are somewhere in the middle of our lives ...
Friday, June 23, 2017
OPINION -- I guess I should mention that the skies were already darkening as we pulled away from the boat launch.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Today's front page story - on the challenges preventing young people from staying in the county - is hardly new.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
OPINION -- Minden Hills Reeve Brent Devolin says a public meeting will be held in the aftermath of the recent flooding.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
OPINION -- As I get older, I’m taken, from time to time, to reminiscing about times gone by.
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 --- But then there’s the theory of human intervention; human introduction, even.
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.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
OPINION --- The Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) has had a few challenging years but appears to be getting back on track.
Monday, May 29, 2017
OPINION --- Holy moly, May 24 comes around and all of a sudden we’re inundated by them!
Thursday, May 25, 2017
OPINION --- We’re going to be hearing a lot more about the province’s Changing Workplaces Review in coming weeks.
Friday, May 19, 2017
OPINION --- Ah, the foolish fun of a younger life.
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