Affordable housing project on Highway 35 mired in delays
Affordable housing project on Highway 35 mired in delays

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Affordable housing project on Highway 35 mired in…

By Vivian Collings The site plan application of the Highway 35 Affordable Housing Project is lagging, awaiting initial construction, after facing multiple setbacks over the past year.The delays sparked discussion about who is responsible for…

Minden Legion welcoming the community

By Grace Oborne Laughter and big smiles fill the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 636 in Minden each week as residents and town visitors stop by for fun and fellowship during its various activities on offer.On…

Freedom for life is for everyone

By Darren Lum When it comes to life there is a relationship between time and emotional capacity.Spend most of your waking hours working and see how much patience you have for the slow-talker or for…

Catch the Kinmount Fair fever!

Kinmount Fair hitting sesquicentennial milestone Beware! Fair fever is here and it’s contagious! The Kinmount Fair celebrates its 150th anniversary this year when it’s held on Sept. 2, 3 and 4 with all the razzmatazz…

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines available

Local families encouraged to make informed decision about vaccinations for children As of 8 a.m. today (July 28), parents and caregivers of children aged six months to under five years are now able to book…

Good advice from Norman

By Jim Poling Sr. The best advice given the way the world is recently came from a man celebrating his 100th birthday.Norman Lear, who produced the famous 1970s Archie Bunker show titled All in the…

AH council defers decision on Dimensions

By Stephen Petrick Algonquin Highlands council wants more time to review a zoning application that would allow a new hybrid tourism resort-health centre to offer more services.The decision to defer on the application, which would…

AH mayor ‘gobsmacked’ by Bear Lake Road ownership…

Municipality will look at how it can help with maintenance By Stephen PetrickThe long, winding story of how Algonquin Highlands should treat long, winding Bear Lake Road is taking another twist.Councillors from the municipality asked…

Matt Duchene Charity Golf Classic chips in $40,000

By Vivian Collings The Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHSF) Foundation’s Matt Duchene Charity Golf Classic was a day of generosity and cheer following a two-year hiatus.The event was back with 144 participants on Friday, July…

Minden Rotary celebrates 75 years with scavenger hunt

By Grace Oborne With the excitement of the Rotary Club of Minden’s milestone, members of the club have created the Minden Rotary Scavenger Hunt and are inviting everyone to play.This summer, Minden Rotary is celebrating…

Whatever you call it, it’s all ball to…

By Darren Lum I value sport for the intangibles and know it has given me immeasurable rewards in my life.This past week I was shooting photos of team’s four and nine playing a game for…

This election is an opportunity to make a…

By Vivian CollingsIf you’ve always wanted to make a difference in your community, now is the time to put your name forward.The 2022 Municipal and School Board Election is only a few months away, and…

A presidential transition for Minden Rotary

By Grace ObornePermanent resident of Minden, Dave Woodcroft, is excited to be the current president for the Rotary Club of Minden.While only joining the Rotary Club of Minden a little over a year ago, Woodcroft…

Faith, hope and unity takes centre stage at…

Sizzlin’ Summer Service returns to Haliburton By Darren LumUnity and faith is at the heart of the upcoming multi-church event, the Summer Sizzlin’ Service.This event returns after a three-year absence with the collaboration of area…

Terry Fox Foundation seeking leader for Minden

On Sept. 18 hundreds of thousands of people across Canada will lace up their sneakers to participate in the annual Terry Fox Run to raise funds for cancer research. Now in its 42nd year, the…

The monarchy: A needed tradition?

By Jim Poling Sr. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words.I’m looking at a picture that tells me everything I need to know with one seven-letter word – madness.It’s a wire…

Zoning for hybrid “tourist resort-health clinic” to be reviewed by council, neighbours concerned By Stephen PetrickA neighbour of a new Algonquin Highlands business, described as a hybrid tourist resort-health clinic, plans to speak against the…