Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Enough is enough. I m fed up to the teeth with the dishonest war against the news media and the ill-informed fools who goosestep their belief in and support for it.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Minden Hills council has awarded the contract for a major renovation of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena and Minden Hills Community Centre, in a move that seems a little hasty.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Here we go again. It is likely that the worry over rising gun violence in Toronto will bring new restrictions down on responsible gun owners who keep firearms for hunting and shooting sports.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The nomination period for October s municipal elections is over, and the lists of candidates for Minden Hills and Algonquin Highlands are in. You can find them in a story in this week s edition, but also published on the township s websites.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
In The Knee - Part 1 (Anatomy) I reviewed the complex nature of the knee joint. While I was familiar with the workings of the joint, I have to admit that I was awestruck by its structure. It was designed to withstand many of the physical challenges of lif
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
It has been an unbelievable summer of stunning successes for me in cottage country. The best and greatest ever. No one ever has done, or will do, better.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
To his credit, Premier Doug Ford, in the short time since he became leader of the province in early June, has made good or started making good on a number of his election promises.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The message Brian Kelly, sustainability manager for Durham Region, shared at the Environment Haliburton! presentation on July 5 was a dismal one. Current changes to our environment due to climate changes are locked-in, and without immediate, drastic chan
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Historically, gatherings known as pink teas were occasions for women to organize and strategize in their pursuit of women s rights. These gatherings were often executed in ultra-feminine guise, which hid behind such established female frivolities as
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Raise your hand if you have suffered from knee pain or a knee injury. Almost every client I have seen over the years has experienced an issue at one time or another with one or both knees. I have been part of that group but I m thrilled to say that I m e
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Read with interest the article and editorial concerning amalgamation. Call it amalgamation or consolidation or moving to a single tier they all ask the same question will citizens of Haliburton County be better served by a single level of government ve
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The finest place to be during the hot, humid days of high summer is with your best friends. The place to find them is in the forest because that s where they live.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
With a new council term beginning late this year, it is time to have a widespread discussion about initiating the amalgamation of Haliburton County s four lower-tier municipalities into a single-tier government.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Statues cannot speak audible words but they had much to tell us last week.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Each spring at the start of bug season I receive mysterious visitors to the fringes of a bush lot I have along Highway 35.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
There are just more than three months to go before marijuana becomes legal in Ontario and throughout the country, and it s clear there are still myriad unanswered questions about just how everything will work.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Thank you to all participants in last week s paint event, Colour With Wood led by Wendy Wood. We had a lot of fun while making some money for the Minden Curling Club, with 37 taking part in the artistic endeavour.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
If you are regularly doing push-ups you ll be happy to know that there are many variations that work your body in different ways. Before we get to that let s do a quick review.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
It is a dilemma I never expected to confront. Next month there is a youth baseball tournament in Cooperstown, New York, home of the baseball Hall of Fame. A grandson is one of the players and I planned to be there to cheer him on.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Finding something good in everything takes work.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The community was shocked last Friday by the abrupt announcement that the board of the Ontario Early Years Centre for Haliburton Victoria Brock would close the licensed childcare centre in Minden, effective this Friday.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Despite the troubles facing it earlier this year, the Ontario PC party quickly and easily swept its way to a majority government last week.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
We Canadians are just too polite. There are times when we need to swap our signature friendly, sometimes phoney, body language with genuine Canadian hockey body slams.
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