Editorials

Letham’s legacy

As Mayor Andy Letham finishes up his second and final term as mayor, it’s time to take stock of his years in the top municipal chair.  

All the city’s a stage

In the classic Lerner and Loewe play, Brigadoon, Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas are two American hikers exploring the Scottish highlands.

Municipal government matters

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Municipal government matters. A lot.

Welcome seasonal residents

We live in a world that seems to thrive on controversy and negativity.

The other election

Most of us are rightly focused on the June provincial election.

Health care needs new ideas, not private money

The pandemic has once again spotlighted the deep inadequacy of our health care system.

The obvious risk of other progressives throwing in their hats would be to split the vote, allowing a more conservative fiscal hawk to come up the middle and win.

Don’t split the progressive vote come October

We are less than a year away from choosing a new mayor of Kawartha Lakes. Only one serious contender has clearly declared his candidacy as of press time —  lawyer Jason Ward.