Let the leaves be

To the Editor, The fall leaves have been, and still are, beautiful this year. With gravity’s assistance they are building their annual carpet on the forest floor, and on our yards.Have you started clearing your…

Surviving cold and flu season

To the Editor, When you are healthy and you are exposed to a viral illness, your immune system is equipped to fend off the virus so you have either no symptoms, or tolerable symptoms. When…

LTC Day of Action planned

To the Editor, The Haliburton-CKL Long-Term Care Coalition invites you to join us in support of our LTC Day of Action Drive-In, Thursday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. We will meet at…

Irondale needs waste transfer station

To the Editor, The following is an open letter to Minden Hills council, copied to Times readers. Submission of the attached petition and roadside photo serves to represent the Irondale area permanent and seasonal residents’…

Time to revisit airport funding

To the Editor, Re: “Dailloux pitches sale of Stanhope Airport,” Minden Times, Sept. 9, 2020 If the airport is ever sold it will never be used as an airport because it is clearly not an…

Adventures in berry-picking

To the Editor,I would like to comment on the article by Steve Galea writing about his experience picking blackberries. I enjoyed the article as it brought back many memories about picking those delicious berries many…

Jim Mifflin – A Man’s Barber

To the Editor,Jim died unexpectedly on Aug. 11 at the Peterborough Hospital where he had gone for surgery. In his 87th year, he had been barbering since being trained in his father’s shop in Whitby…

Act of kindness

To the Editor,Last week I was running on Twelve Mile Lake Road. It was hot and humid and I had forgotten my water bottle. A car pulled up and the woman driving handed me a…

Silence does not go unnoticed

To the Editor,    My name is Julia McEathron, and I am a recent graduate of the General Arts and Science Environmental Studies Program at Algonquin College. Along with being a proud Algonquin College alumni,…

Bylaw wont' solve lake problems 

  To the Editor,     As waterfront property owners and business owners we have reviewed the proposed shoreline protection bylaw as well as materials prepared by the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations (CHA), the…