Like wearing a seatbelt when you drive, getting the flu vaccine is your best line of defence against the virus, says Marianne Rock, manager of communicable disease prevention and control with the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association is hoping the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will revisit its decision to cease its assistance in an egg collection program that supplies eggs for the Haliburton Fish Hatchery.
The murder trial of one-time Minden resident Garry Handlen was wrapping up in B.C. Supreme Court this week.
Handlen, who was living on Minden s Anson Street at the time, was arrested in November of 2014, in connection to the killings of two British Colu
The 52nd annual Minden Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, Dec. 15 in pleasant, mild, partly sunny conditions. The count area consists of a standardized 24km diameter circle, roughly centred on the village of Minden. The goal of the event is to co
Food tourism co-ordinator keeping it local
Haliburton County s food tourism co-ordinator is preaching the power of keeping it local as she goes about creating a food supply chain in the county that pairs producers with purveyors.
Lila Sweet was recent
In a display of perfect timing, on Dec. 11 as Heather Kirby of Kawartha Lakes Food Source was thanking representatives of the Minden Food Centre, the Kinmount Baptist Church, and numerous volunteers who collaborated together to open a new Kinmount and Ar
Haliburton County council, along with the councils of its lower-tier municipalities, has opted in to allowing marijuana stores within its boundaries, and asked staff to produce a municipal cannabis policy statement.
Just a week shy of the third year anniversary of a car accident that saw her trapped in a mail carrier van, postal worker Teresa Graham had the opportunity to thank face-to-face the first responders who climbed into the vehicle with her and worked to free
One of the first decisions that the new councils of Haliburton County s townships, and the upper-tier council of the county, will have to make in the term is whether they want to opt out of allowing marijuana stores within their boundaries.
A proposal from the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association requesting that the Township of Minden Hills allow the association to use unopened road allowances for approximately seven kilometres of new trails near Minden is causing concern among some resi
Safeguarding yourself against unhealthy levels of radon exposure will go a long way to decreasing your chance of developing lung cancer says Health Canada, which is raising the issue this November with its national radon awareness program during the Natio
A decision by the provincial government to place a pause on some funding, which includes the Parent Outreach (PRO) grant, is leaving local school and parent councils scrambling to make up the difference.
During question period last month, Education Min