Harnessing the Elements at AJG 

By Chad Ingram Published Jan. 26 2017 “‘Element’ has many meanings” said Agnes Jamieson Gallery curator Laurie Carmount at the opening reception of new exhibition Elements at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre last week. “Basically…

Tentrees comes home to perform

By Darren Lum Published July 28 2016 Once a hawk always a hawk. Haliburton Highlands Secondary School proud graduate and musician Gordie Tentrees is returning to the Highlands for a performance when he takes the…

Murder at Raven Lake 

By Jenn Watt Published July 28 2016 The Dominion Hotel Raven Lake Highland Ridge long-term care home The Highland Times newspaper – if all of that sounds familiar it’s because the Haliburton Highlands serves as…

Highlands Opera proud of  10 years 

By Sue Tiffin   At precisely 1:15 p.m. on April 4, the front doors of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School opened and more than 50 students walked out of class to protest changes being made to…

St. Paul’s celebrates its sesquicentennial 

By Chad Ingram One of the oldest buildings in Haliburton County Minden’s St. Paul’s Anglican Church is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. Its official birthday. As congregation member and sesquicentennial celebrations chairman Gareth Kellett…

Trent Severn flows into Minden

By Chad Ingram From a real-life maple syrup heist to the Bluenose to the sweet relief of a snow day the music of Trent Severn is thoroughly interwoven with the white and red threads of…

Astrid Young brings folk music to Minden

By Angelica Ingram To say Astrid Young is a chameleon when it comes to careers is an understatement. A singer/songwriter Astrid has been a professional musician for decades but has also penned a memoir made…

Four hands on one piano

On Sunday Oct. 25 the Haliburton Concert Series will present duo pianists Robert Kortgaard and Peter Tiefenbach in the final concert of its 2015 season. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Northern…

A taste of the forest

By Darren Lum It’s unknown how much the rain on Saturday put a damper on this year’s 13th annual Hike Haliburton Festival. Marketed as the largest hiking festival in Canada with 70 guided hikes across…