Hike Haliburton winter edition gets goahead

By Chad IngramHaliburton County councillors are supporting going ahead with snowshoe festival Hike Haliburton: Winter Edition this February.Last February saw the inaugural winter version of the county’s popular Hike Haliburton Festival, the latter typically taking…

Santa Claus Parade on hiatus for 2020

By Jenn Watt Santa will still come to Haliburton this year, but just like everything else during the coronavirus pandemic, the way he does so will look different.On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the Haliburton BIA and…

Studio Tour busy on its first weekend

By Michael RileyLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter The Haliburton Highlands Studio Tour celebrated its 33rd year of operation Oct. 3 and 4 – the first of two weekends. Due to COVID-19 and its restrictions, 12 artists…

Fate of Haliburton mills uncovered

Mystery of what happened to village’s sawmill and gristmill in late 1800s finally solved This photo shows the Drag River and its bridge, with the gristmill at right and Highland Street buildings at extreme left.…

Book helps knitters make shawls their own

Kim McBrien Evans is an advocate of embracing the colours that bring you joy. This shawl was conceptualized after her co-author Kate Atherley gravitated to a bright yellow, bulky yarn while at a trade show.…

Musical evening to benefit Abbey Gardens

By Jenn Watt Although Jason Fowler’s plans to teach at Haliburton School of Art + Design this summer were delayed when the school cancelled their summer programming the musician will still be coming to the…

Minister’s visit promotes local tourism

By Darren Lum Ontario Minister of Tourism Lisa MacLeod had nothing but good things to say about the Highlands as she walked through the Haliburton Sculpture Forest last week as part the “Reopening Ontario Tour.”…