Wednesday, November 22, 2017
As a community, we haven t been doing a good enough job listening to young people. Among us we find examples of exceptional people going out of their way to help kids and teenagers, but as a collective we haven t done enough.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Radon is a gas naturally occurring during the breakdown of uranium in the earth. Typically, as this process happens, radon is dispersed into the air, posing no health risk.
Friday, November 10, 2017
I believe there is a place for art-making in everyone s life, especially the lives of our brothers and sisters who struggle to fit into society s standard definition of normal, and experience debilitating feelings of isolation, anguish and anxiety as a
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
I invited myself onto Phylis Baker s Canoe FM morning show last week to chat about Rails End Gallery s latest exhibition.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This morning I reached down and took hold of the Remembrance Day poppy that I had picked up from the army fellow sitting outside at the West Guilford Shopping Centre the day before.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This is the second year that we re publishing our We Remember feature, composed of images readers send in of loved ones who served over the years.
Friday, November 3, 2017
For the first seven to eight years of my daughter s life she spent a lot of time at Head Lake Park running around on the playground. It was where she met her friends. She got strong as she ran, climbed and played on the swings.
Friday, November 3, 2017
Those who attend cultural activities in the Highlands will be familiar with the under-appreciated world-class act. A place as small as Haliburton has a hard time drawing the audiences needed to break even on many events, whether it be a Juno-award-winning
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Human trafficking happens in our community. It s hard to imagine, perhaps because representations in the media typically show images of young women brought from another country, smuggled across the ocean, ending up in an urban area ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
World Stroke Day is Sunday, Oct. 29. This year s theme is What s Your Reason for Preventing Stroke. Stroke effects everyone we all have a reason to prevent it. The effects of stroke on survivors can be devastating to a person s body, mobility and s
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Human trafficking happens in our community. It s hard to imagine, perhaps because representations in the media typically show images of young women brought from another country, smuggled across the ocean, ending up in an urban area like New York or Toro
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
I just smiled all weekend at Hometown Hockey. What a welcome they got!
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Sunday night Haliburton was Hometown Hockey. Despite the rain, cold and blasting winds, the town showed up clad in jerseys and those big, bright smiles to watch as Ron MacLean and Tara Slone hosted the show from Head Lake Park.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The recent letter to the editor from John Cowan ( Carbon credits complicate, Oct. 3, 2017) presents some interesting points and warrants a response.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
I read with interest your editorial re: your 10 years at the paper. I wanted to take the time to thank you for all you do for our community.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
It is a joy and a privilege to be able to sing, and I love to do it.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Haliburton s particular brand of hockey obsession became apparent to me nearly four years ago on a cold night in January.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Ten years ago this week, I reported for duty as a reporter at the Minden Times. I had recently arrived at my basement apartment on Highway 35 on a cold October evening, leaving behind what seemed to be an overly chaotic life in Toronto.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Even before smartphones came along, our vehicles were loaded with distracting things.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
For the past two years, I ve attended Haliburton s Take Back the Night rally and walk to demonstrate against sexual harassment and assault. Both times, turnout has been pretty dismal.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Summer is over. Many will debate if it really happened this year, but the calendar date tells us all to move on to autumn!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Local dogsled tour providers Hank DeBruin and Tanya McCready-DeBruin have been trying to head off unwarranted criticism following the release of a film called Sled Dogs, which is highly critical of the dogsledding industry.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
IT S UNFORTUNATE that concerns and questions over what Haliburton Forest had planned for a biochar facility on Kennaway Road had to be taken to the Ontario Municipal Board in order to be answered.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
From the vantage point of 2017, the history of Haliburton School of Art and Design seems serendipitous in the way it grew out of the seed of discussion into a major employer and cultural driver in the Highlands.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
If your home is anything like mine, the last week has been one of captivated horror as news from the States pours in.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7