Future given structure with Dysart Strategic Plan

By Vivian Collings Dysart et al’s first ever Strategic Plan was presented by Strategy Corps employees and approved by members of council during their regular meeting on July 26.It is considered a “living document” that…

Wigamog owners plan to demolish site

By Vivian CollingsOwners of what was the former Wigamog Resort say they plan to demolish the site following their appeal for more time to comply with an order from the municipality to follow the Property…

Kegel purchases Barker Heating and Cooling

By Vivian Collings After 47 years of service to Haliburton County, Barker Heating and Cooling is closing its doors.The long-time heating contractor sold their business to Kegel Heating and Cooling with the deal closing on…

Dream drives parents to open dance studio

Skyline Dance Studio set to open doors in October By Vivian CollingsThe bonds created by a shared love of dance will remain strong in the Highlands thanks to the opening of Skyline Dance Studio.The not-for-profit…

Chester’s legacy goes to the heart of those…

By Darren LumIn a world when losses seems to grow Chester Howse’s passing is difficult to take, but it is not the last thing I will remember about him.It’s the big smile. It’s his enthusiasm…

Miss Teenage Haliburton County finds courage by facing…

Jocelyn Winter earns title at the Miss Teenage Canada pageantBy Grace Oborne Highlands teen Jocelyn Winter has seen her life change in the last two months since she’s pushed past self-imposed boundaries.On a whim, without…

Proposed Rogers tower defeated by Dysart council

Concern for future of other proposed tower installations By Vivian Collings Rogers and Fido customers near Minnicock Lake Road and Glamorgan Road will not receive 5G network connectivity by way of a Rogers tower following…

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines available

Local families encouraged to make informed decision about vaccinations for children As of 8 a.m. today (July 28), parents and caregivers of children aged six months to under five years are now able to book…

Matt Duchene Charity Golf Classic drives in $40,000…

By Vivian Collings The Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHSF) Foundation’s Matt Duchene Charity Golf Classic was a day of generosity and cheer following a two-year hiatus.The event was back with 144 participants on Friday, July…

Summer tradition returns this Friday night

Midnight Madness returns from the pandemic breakBy Darren Lum There is a certain type of madness coming to Haliburton that’s sure to be welcomed after a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic-related health measures.Characterized as…

Summer studio tour ready for art lovers

By Darren LumHitting the road this weekend for a tour of the Highlands is promising art lovers an opportunity to see the plethora of artistic excellence on the 16th annual Tour De Forest.Held from July…

A warm hug for Haliburton County residents facing…

By Vivian Collings Abbey Retreat Centre’s (ARC) new program is offering a warm embrace and comforting emotional support to people with a cancer diagnosis and the caregivers in their lives.A Warm Hug from the Highlands…

Rotary leadership imagines new possibilities

By Vivian Collings Ursula Devolin aims to promote inclusivity and allow all members to imagine the future of Rotary during her presidency of the Rotary Club of Haliburton. It’s a vision that is aligned with…