Emergency departments to stay open throughout summer 

The following are brief reports from the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board meeting held virtually on May 26. By Sue Tiffin The Minden and Haliburton hospital emergency departments will remain open this summer despite the…

Driver injured, power outage after crash

A driver was transported with minor injuries to the hospital on March 26 after a single motor vehicle accident occurred near the Hydro One substation on County Road 21, in the area commonly known as…

Minden Hills Cultural Centre will continue to be…

Foundation board will have some new duties By Stephen Petrick The Minden Hills Cultural Centre will continue to be managed by the municipality, after council rejected a request last week to hand over all operational…

Hawks hold their own with best at COSSA

By Darren Lum A two-year layoff amped up the enthusiasm and put the Red Hawks track and field team in a position for success at the COSSA (Central Ontario Secondary School Association) Track and Field…

Dorset Rec Centre remains closed through 2022

The following are brief reports of items discussed at a May 19 meeting of Algonquin Highlands council.  By Sue Tiffin Algonquin Highlands township staff and councillors are getting what Mayor Carol Moffatt called a “tremendous…

Sixth COVID-19 wave has peaked: MOH

The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit board of health meeting held virtually on May 19.  By Sue Tiffin Dr. Natalie Bocking, medical officer of health, gave a…

HHOA completes stocking of area lakes

The Haliburton Highlands Outdoor Association has completed its 2022 Spring stocking of lake and rainbow trout in area lakes. This year the HHOA raised approximately 15,000 lake trout and 20,000 rainbow trout at its hatchery…

Municipal election candidate update 

Registration for Ontario’s municipal elections opened on May 2. Anyone wishing to run for council has until 2 p.m. on Friday, August 19 to file nomination papers. Residents considering or wishing to run for council…

Tourism and business summit rekindles connection

By Vivian Collings The first-annual HaliTAC Tourism and Business Summit forges synergy and a sense of connection among local stakeholders. The summit was created by the Haliburton Tourism Action Committee (HaliTAC) and made possible by…

CHA announces new research effort

Findings will be revealed at meeting on Sept. 10 By Darren Lum The Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners’ Association (CHA) is investing in the future of lake health with an investment of a little more…

Heat-Line featured as a success in BDC study

By Vivian Collings Study says only five per cent of small businesses effectively use the technology available to them to grow their business, and Heat-Line is one of them. Heat-Line was recently featured as a…