Author draws inspiration from grandkids

By Jenn Watt Published Feb. 15 2018 The idea for Marie Gage’s first children’s book came from watching her grandchild Blake and his love of monkeys. After retiring in 2009 the Minden Hills resident decided…

Kinmount Winterfest glistens 

By Sue Tiffin Published Feb. 15 2018 Weather – including a downpour of freezing rain – might have affected the numbers of people who turned out for Kinmount’s Winterfest on Feb. 10 and 11 but…

Book recounts near-death experience

By Nate Smelle Published Nov. 9 2017 The award-winning author and motivational speaker Cyndi Desjardins-Wilkens will be signing and selling copies of her book  Shine On at this year’s Wintergreen Christmas Market in Minden Hills…

Algonquin Outfitters raises thousands for arts

By Times Staff Published Oct. 5 2017 This summer’s paddle art contest ended up far surpassing anything organizers at Alqonguin Outfitters could have imagined. The contest distributed blank paddles to participants and asked them to…

Ellis Paul to perform in Haliburton

Ellis Paul will appear at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Some artists chronicle their lives through music while others chronicle the time they live in. Paul has a…

Quilt show winners announced

By Sue Tiffin Published Oct. 5 2017 Kathy Brock who is from Kingston but bought her raffle ticket from a quilter in Kennisis Lake is the lucky winner of a quilt raffled off at Canada…

Taylor creates art one piece at a time 

By Chad Ingram Published Sept. 26 2017 It was the Haliburton County Studio Tour that inspired Cathy Taylor to begin creating her vibrant mosaic artwork. “I became interested in making mosaics in 2005 when I…

Fragment 47 a work of another colour 

By Chad Ingram Published Sept. 14 2017 Nancy McPhee’s works of art are often created from a singular colour. “You stitch with the same colour as the fabric so you’re creating images through shadow” McPhee…

Radio show explores Indigenous issues

By Jenn Watt Published July 13 2017 Despite having Métis lineage on both sides of his family Minden Hills resident Larry O’Connor said he still knows much less than he’d like about his background and…

Meet John A. Macdonald in Stanhope

By Robert Mackenzie Published July 6 2017 Stanhope Museum’s Heritage Day is returning to the county July 15 featuring some special Canada 150 demonstrations. The annual celebration held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at…