Chiropractor makes easy adjustment to Haliburton

By Jenn Watt Since opening the Complete Spine Care Clinic in Haliburton this September chiropractor Travis Bissonette said work hasn’t felt much like work at all. “That’s how you know you’re doing something you love”…

Caboose moving full steam ahead

By Sue Tiffin Twenty years ago when people asked at what point in the summer Haliburton County got less busy the answer was usually “when the Ex starts” but nowadays August is no less busy…

Highlands Hair and Beauty opens in Harcourt

Carrolyn Shorey remembers playing with hair and creating her first French braid when she was as young as five years old. “Even growing up my cousins everybody was always getting me to braid” she said.…

New owners for Artesian Well Drillers

By Darren Lum Published Sept. 17 2019 Haliburton Artesian Well Drillers Dave Walker and Jake Woodward are satisfied each time they work a 14-hour day because the effort they put forward contributes to the future…

LCBO outlets bubbling up around county

By Jenn Watt Tory Hill is one of 302 communities in Ontario the LCBO has listed for potential LCBO convenience outlets. Application packages are now available to businesses interested in applying for authorization to sell…

Summer company dives for lost treasures

By Sue Tiffin Published July 23 2019 Dustyn McCready-DeBruin is going from snow and ice to water. The recent Grade 12 Haliburton Highlands Secondary School graduate might already be known by readers as part of…

Haliburton Midnight Madness is back

By Vanessa Balintec Once again the Midnight Madness is back and as exciting as ever. The annual event taking place in Haliburton’s downtown core on Friday Aug. 2 from 7 to 11 p.m. will be…

Luck follows in father’s footsteps at Sun Life

By Jenn Watt Abby Blythe Luck daughter of Dianne and Shawn Hagerman is putting her skills and life experience to work becoming an associate advisor with K. Brewer Financial Services Sun Life’s office in Haliburton.…

New downtown store showcases local products

By Darren Lum There’s a lot to appreciate at Haliburton’s new store Mathew Madlyn located next to the town’s cenotaph at Highland and York streets. There’s a wall of Canadian-made shirts with positive messages part…

Sir Sam’s Inn navigating marijuana legislation 

By Chad Ingram Eagle Lake’s Sir Sam’s Inn is looking at options to incorporate the country’s new marijuana legislation into its operations. The federal government legalized marijuana in the fall of 2018 and marijuana edible…

Group gets cool tour of Hyland Ice Supply

by Jenn Watt At the halfway point between the equator and the North Pole is a facility that makes enough ice to meet the needs of much of Central Ontario. Hyland Ice Supply has been…

Design company takes home two national awards

By Jenn Watt Two design and decor projects by Haliburton’s ACM Designs recently took home awards in the Decorators and Designers Association of Canada. ACM founder and principal designer Andria Cowan Molyneaux and ACM junior…

Wedding photographer finds true calling outdoors

Caitlin Dunlop remembers being quite young maybe about eight or nine when she first used a point and shoot camera and developed an interest in photography. Her dad Kevin a local marquetry and woodworking artist…

Haliburton BIA honours founding member 

By Jenn Watt Published Feb. 12 2019 The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Haliburton Business Improvement Area annual general meeting on Tuesday Feb. 5 at Dysart et al council chambers. One…