Red Hawks show their colours for Pride Week

By Darren Lum There is reason for optimism for the LGBTQIA2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) community after the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s (HHSS) Pride Week said organizers. One of…

Look Talk Make: A bundle for joy

By Jerelyn Craden Irony, fate, call it what you will, when you look at the timeline that led to the creation of the new Look Talk Make (LTM) program – a collaboration between Fay Wilkinson…

Meet your Kinmount community

By Vivian Collings Kinmount invites you to meet some of the devoted volunteers in your community, and maybe grab a burger and win some prizes, on Saturday, May 28. Almost 20 Kinmount organizations are hosting…

Proposal calls for MH Cultural Centre to be…

By Stephen Petrick Supporters of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre are proposing a new governance model for the centre, which would have its foundation board overseeing day-to-day management instead of municipal staff. The proposal was…

Minden Kin Club’s truck pull a go

By Sue Tiffin After a hugely successful ice racing event, the Minden Kin Club is ready to do it again – this time in warmer weather. The club has announced Minden’s annual truck pull and…

Welcoming gatherings, en plein air

By Sue Tiffin “It’s the difference between live music and a studio recording, not as polished but heartfelt,” said Harvey Walker, artist, in describing the experience of plein air painting – painting outdoors. Walker paints…

Author Waubgeshig Rice visits HHSS

By Olivia Johnson Haliburton Highlands Secondary School staff and students gained perspective with the opportunity to speak with Indigenous author and journalist Waubgeshig Rice on Monday, April 4. Christine Carr, a teacher at HHSS, organized…

Pysanky for Easter

By Sue Tiffin Ginger Kulas spoke to the Minden and District Horticultural Society on the art of decorating Easter eggs, a Ukrainian tradition she learned about when she married Bill Kulas 44 years ago and…