Schmale wins again in a landslide, returns to Ottawa
Schmale wins again in a landslide, returns to Ottawa

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Highlands is frontline for invasive snails

By Darren Lum Earlier this month, a large find of 150 kilograms of dead banded mystery snails in Haliburton grabbed national headlines.The recent find didn’t make aquatic program specialist Brook Schryer with the Ontario Federation…

Officers cleared in SIU investigation

By Chad Ingram Two Haliburton Highlands OPP officers who discharged firearms resulting in the fatal shooting of a man last summer have been cleared in an investigation by the Ontario Special Investigations Unit. On the…

Forbes and Schmale square off again

By Chad Ingram Whenever the next federal election is called, Judi Forbes will once again attempt to unseat Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes- Brock Conservative incumbent Jamie Schmale.The Liberal riding association announced last week that Forbes has been…

MH man facing multiple charges

A 27-year-old Minden Hills man is facing multiple charges after the Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to a call for a drug overdose last week.Police were called to a property along County Road 121 just past…

Lakeland Millwork and Windows open new store in…

By Grace Oborne After being a resident of Minden for 30 years, founder of Lakeland Millwork and Windows, Andi Schollig, decided to open up a store called The Toolbox on Bobcaygeon Road in 2020.Lakeland Millwork…

Public education on licence of occupation

By Chad Ingram The Township of Algonquin Highlands intends to embark on a public education process surrounding the licence of occupation system it is creating for docks, staircases and other privately owned infrastructure located on…

Walk-in vaccination clinic available in Minden

By Mike Baker There are around 40,000 eligible individuals who reside within the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit [HKPRDHU] jurisdiction that have not yet received a first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, says…

New initiative aims to drive tourism, celebrate Highlands

By Mike Baker Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization has launched a new regional reopening campaign designed to support area businesses, ignite local tourism and stimulate the economy.The initiative is centred around inspiring individuals to travel locally,…

1971 Haliburton Huskies, champions now and forever

By Darren Lum It’s been fifty years since the 1971 Haliburton Huskies captured the Highlands’ one and only Ontario Hockey Association D title, but few who played or saw the championship final game will ever…

Virtual open house on shoreline bylaw

By Chad Ingram There will be a virtual open house on the creation of a draft shoreline preservation bylaw for the County of Haliburton on the evening of Thursday, July 29 from 6 to 8…

Ontario to move into Step 3, largely reopen…

By Mike Baker The next step in Ontario’s COVID-19 recovery will be ushered in on Friday, July 16 in a move that will see indoor sports and recreational fitness facilities, cinemas, museums and casinos reopen,…

Hello, Haliburton County

By Grace Oborne My name is Grace and this week is my first week working with the Times. I’ll be here throughout the summer, and I could not be more excited. Despite that excitement, I’m…

Helping turtles a ‘responsibility’

By Darren Lum You only need to have a heart to help.With Haliburton County being among the last strongholds for turtles in this province, there is responsibility to everyone in the Highlands to preserve the…

Arena costs total $13.3 million

By Chad Ingram Costs for the new Minden arena total $13.3 million, a report from Minden Hills finance director Lorrie Blanchard shows, and the township will finalize a debenture through Infrastructure Ontario that will cover…

HHLT hopes to maintain the Highlands Corridor

By Chad Ingram The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust has made an application to the Ontario government to have a swath of natural habitat it is referring to as the Highlands Corridor added to a list…