Highland Yard continues virtual edition

By Darren LumPlaces for People (P4P) is the real winner of the Highland Yard run.Its long-time organizer Jack Russel said the annual event is important to the not-for-profit organization, which helps to create affordable housing…

Au revoir France, bon jour Haliburton

By Vivian CollingsEven after five months of visiting grand Medieval castles, like the Château des ducs de Bretagne, and touring French vineyards in the Loire Valley, Emily Parish will always feel most at home in…

Mark the calendar, it’s happening

Olympian and first pro football player from area recognized By Darren Lum Get ready for history to be made.Olympian Lesley Tashlin and the first pro football player from the Highlands, Taly Williams will join Ron…

SIRCH for a better world: smiling faces in…

This summer, laughter will fill the air at schools across Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes and Muskoka with the return of School’s Cool.Last year, 93 students participated in the program that both prepares children for kindergarten…

Get back what we put in

By Joan Barton The essential difference between living in a rural community and an urban centre is that if you are going to make it work you can’t just live in a rural community, you…

Author Waubgeshig Rice visits HHSS

Haliburton Highlands Secondary School staff and students gained perspective with the opportunity to speak with Indigenous author and journalist Waubgeshig Rice on Monday, April 4. Christine Carr, a teacher at HHSS, organized the virtual presentation…

Finding bravery in the pursuit of art

HHSS student’s poetry featured in new book By Darren Lum Tears of joy were shed, marking an occasion that was a dream fulfilled for a high school student with a love of the English language.Anabelle…

Making Dreams Come True invites requests

By Darren Lum Finding that perfect formal ensemble for the upcoming graduation this year is closer than you think.After eight years, the Make Dreams Come True initiative continues to be a service for anyone interested…

Sunday Ramblers embark on new season

Submitted by Pamela Marsales It was bitter cold on Sunday, March 27. But there was warmth in the people from the joy of rambling again during the first Friends of the Rail Trail Sunday Ramble…

Haliburton embraces a sampling of Cologne

By Darren LumLast week during March break, a small group of revellers were finding joy from experiencing Karneval at the A.J. LaRue Arena in Haliburton courtesy of the Mardus family.Karneval is an annual festivity in…

It Takes a Village unites FoRT

Friends of the Rail Trail holds first event in two years, invites public for Sunday Ramble by Vivian Collings The Friends of the Rail Trail (FoRT) returned with a public event for the first time…