Haliburton Echo wins first in general excellence

April 7 2014 The Haliburton Echo was honoured with a first place finish for general excellence in its circulation category at the Ontario Community Newspaper Association awards gala in Vaughan on April 4. Sister paper…

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By Darren Lum March 25 2014 Holden Truss Ltd owner Kirk Holden was almost at his Eagle Lake home Thursday afternoon when he received a call alerting him of the fire at his building. He…

Friends remember Lee Blair

February 25 2014   ·   0 Comments By Jenn Watt Humble honest nature-loving – the traits associated with the late Lee Blair are grounded in the very earth he spent his life moving. Blair died at…

Update: Snowmobile fatality in Harcourt Park

March 23 2014   · Submitted by Haliburton Highlands OPP On Sunday March 23 at 6:50 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police officers from the Haliburton Highlands detachment responded to a snowmobile collision on Allen Lake in Dysart…

Mischief at the laundromat

Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating mischief at the Parkside Laundromat in Haliburton on February 21 2014 between 5:30 – 10 p.m.  Unknown persons entered the washroom in the Laundromat and…

Public weigh in on health care in Canada

By Angelica Blenich Many of those relying on health care in Haliburton County believe there needs to be more focus on front line staff and less on government bureaucracy. That was one of the many…

County council costs just more than $100000

March 18 2014 By Chad Ingram Haliburton County council cost taxpayers a little more than $100000 to operate for 2013. Members of the county’s finance and correspondence committee received council expenditures for last year during…

Public weighs in on Greens Mountain Plan

April 8 2014   ·   0 Comments By Angelica Blenich An educational facility a site for astronomy observing nature or horseback riding. These are just some of the many ideas people have for what could be…

Leveraging the power of the biggest generation

April 28 2014 By Jenn Watt CityTV founder and Canadian media mogul Moses Znaimer is best known for reimagining television and the audience’s role in creating the media. Now he’s pushing a new revolution of…

Family Health Team board adds Loucks to its…

Former Haliburton Highlands Health Services CEO Foster Loucks is thenewest appointment to the Family Health Team board of directorsoccupying the role of community representative. Loucks brings a lifetime of health experience to the table and…

Third Time is the charm

Haliburton resident Sue Shikaze bites her Boston Marathon medal aftercompleting her third last week in a personal best time. Although theHighlands runner is proud of shattering her personal best BostonMarathon time by 20 minutes she…

Our capacity for creativity

July 2 2014 By Lynda Shadbolt I recently walked the Sculpture Forest over the  at the college in the early morning and found myself contemplating our capacity as human beings for being creative.
I am pretty…

Haliburton home to creativity

May 13 2014 Sara Petroff of Toronto works with her piece during the encaustic painting course offered at the Fleming College Haliburton Campus as part of the Haliburton School of the Arts. Petroff was one…