Huskies welcoming billet families to its pack

By Darren Lum Take a unique opportunity to give back to the community by showing the best of the Highlands as a billet family for a Haliburton County Huskies player, said volunteer billet coordinator Jess…

Phone and internet voting coming to Highlands East

By Darren Lum Highlands East is joining the rest of Haliburton County by authorizing residents to vote by phone or through the internet for the next municipal election.The township was last to decide and although…

Man found dead after barge incident on Kawagama…

Haliburton Highlands OPP are reporting that they have recovered the body of a missing man in Kawagama Lake in Algonquin Highlands.Police officers were dispatched to a marine incident on Kawagama Lake on Thursday, May 20.The…

Highlands East supporting enhanced septic inspections

By Darren Lum Highlands East property owners now have the option to have level- four septic inspection results recognized by the township.The township supported a proposal for enhanced inspections conducted by a certified inspector to…

Short-term rental regulations move to upper tier

By Chad Ingram The issue of regulating short-term rentals in Haliburton County will move to the upper tier of the county council table, after receiving support for the concept from each of the county’s four,…

Walkers thank community as they prepare to sell…

By Mike Baker Dale and Jerry Walker have made some tremendous memories through their years owning and operating Haliburton’s Home Hardware.Purchasing the business back in 2014, the Walkers have spent the past seven years serving…

Haliburton resident proud to be featured in She…

By Mike Baker Haliburton native Amanda Lytle is set to achieve her lifelong dream of becoming a published author.The 33-year-old teacher and podcaster, who currently lives in British Columbia, was offered the opportunity to write…

Mitigating mystery snails in county waters

By Chad Ingram The Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners’ Associations is launching a program aimed at decreasing the population of Chinese mystery snails, an invasive species, in the county’s lakes.County councillors heard a presentation about…