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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rogers outage stirs up concerns and questions

By Vivian Collings A recent national connectivity outage is making local organizations and businesses think about the what-ifs around a repeat situation.With service provider Rogers experiencing an outage on July 8 across the country, there…

OPP detachment welcomes online buyers and sellers

By Vivian Collings Finding that safe public space for your next online purchase is only an OPP detachment away.The Haliburton Highlands OPP detachment is inviting the public to their designated “community safe zone” in their…

CanoeFM Radiothon receives $39,000 in donations

By Vivian Collings Thanks to a generous community, CanoeFM’s annual Radiothon is being heralded a success despite facing technical challenges related to the country-wide Rogers outage on the first day of the fundraiser.The 14th annual…

Farmers want Ontario to step up

By Stephen Petrick A shortage of doctors to treat big farm animals is hurting Haliburton County’s agriculture sector.Godfrey Tyler is an experienced livestock farmer and knows how to take care of his animals. But he…