Motivating students with hands-on learning

By Darren LumWhen Grade 12 Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Grace Hudson started the day, she didn’t think she would enjoy plumbing, but that changed after she participated in the Tools in the Trades Boot…

Co-op education provides opportunities for next generation

By Darren Lum This story is the first in a series of articles that will highlightco-op placements. Labour shortages are affecting communities across thecontinent and Haliburton County is included.The Highlands has seen exponential growth locally…

Kohara + Co. makes great impression at grand…

by Katrina Boguski “People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.”This Seth Godin quote appears on the Kohara + Co. website. If you don’t know who Seth Godin is, you…

Lakeview Motel transitions into new ownership

By Grace Oborne John and Holly McDonald, previous owners of Lakeview Motel give thanks to the Haliburton community as they prepare to retire.After 19 years of owning and operating the motel, the McDonalds have made…

New initiative aims to drive tourism, celebrate the…

By Mike Baker Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Organization has launched a new regional reopening campaign designed to support area businesses, ignite local tourism and stimulate the economy.The initiative is centred around inspiring individuals to travel locally,…

Haliburton Foodland set for grand reopening

By Mike Baker Following months of renovations at Haliburton’s Foodland, the store is set to host a grand reopening this coming Thursday, June 24.Local owner Brad Park is excited to show off his new upgraded…

Gardens of Haliburton opens for tours

By Darren Lum It’s been a few weeks since the Gardens of Haliburton, a retirement residence located on Sunnyside Street near Maple Avenue in Haliburton officially opened its doors to its new residents on May…