Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Striations of light stretching across the river s skin, the spines of trees bending towards the opposite sides of the bank, their reflections quivering below, grass still mottled with snow.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Five years ago, I was exploring healthy, new activities for myself and came across a small ad in the local newspaper citing the benefits of walking, meeting others in the safety of the indoors at HHSS (7 a.m. to 8 a.m. weekdays) contact Jackie Metcalfe
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Whenever astronauts comment on their experience viewing our planet from space, their description of the sight of planet Earth borders on spiritual.
Monday, May 8, 2017
It is not nice to litter.
Monday, May 8, 2017
As one member of a group of people who spent several very wet but worthwhile hours, on Saturday morning May 6, participating in KLCOA s clean-up of a stretch of Kennisis Lake Road ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Today s budget took important steps towards clean energy. Yet reducing the federal subsidies to the fossil fuel industry is not enough to fight climate change.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The generosity of Haliburton County never ceases to amaze me!
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Thank you, Haliburton County, for your support over the past year since a serious accident made front page news: Teacher, two students in car accident, was the headline.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Barrett’s local roots
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Kathleen Wynne s government is lowering our hydro bills by extending their our debt payments over a longer period and in the long run it is going to cost us and our children billions in extra interest payments.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Did you know that you have a strong and active group advocating on behalf of all Canadians? With over 300,000 members and nearly 50 chapters across Canada, CARP plays an active role in the creation of policy and legislation that impacts older Canadians.
Monday, May 8, 2017
It would seem Parks Canada did not learn from their flood disaster in 2013. Once again they prematurely filled up the large lakes at the top of the system.
Monday, May 8, 2017
Fuel for Warmth, a registered charitable organization, serving all areas of the Haliburton Highlands, reports that the winter of 2016 17 was a period of high demand for its services.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
This letter s headline is not referring to the British Royal Family! Rather, to the monarch butterfly, which many know has been in significant decline the past number of years.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The weekend of Aug. 19 and 20 will mark the third annual Haliburton Outboard Powerboat Races.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
I am writing in response to your Climate Emergency editorial of July 11. Your comments resonated with me.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
To the Editor, I am writing in response to the Aug. 1 issue s letter by Bob Heyes, titled Dysart helps save the monarchs.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Re: The Aug. 2 Highlands East council meeting and huge increases to the planning department fees.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Editor s note: This letter addresses a recent decision by Algonquin Highlands council to change titles from reeve and deputy-reeve to mayor and deputy-mayor.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
This July we are celebrating Canada s 150th birthday, although the indigenous people consider their country centuries older. I have strong memories of the year Canada celebrated its 100th anniversary.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
I was interested in the article entitled Reel Paddling Film Festival aims to fix the Gull (by Jerelyn Craden) in the April 23 issue of County Life.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands branch of The Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario held two events in the county the first week of May to celebrate the inaugural CARE150 Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week in conjunction with Canada s 150th birthday celebrations.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
In central Europe, where I grew up, ticks are common. Residents of rural communities learn how to avoid Lyme disease by dealing with the critters quickly themselves.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour seems like a super thing but it won t matter if the cost of living in our province isn t controlled, and the burden on small businesses who are shouldering the increase is not eased.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Right now, the federal government is reviewing the Navigation Protection Act that s the law that should give all Canadians the right to paddle up and down this land s waterways. That right is very important to me.
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