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…

Making beautiful music

May 6 2014 By Len Pizzey For three days last week the sounds of beautiful music made the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton a joyous place to be.
For the 18th year in a…

Rousing success for Not Just Desserts

April 29 2014 By Darren Lum Highlands East came out to cheer the hero and jeer the villain at the Not Just Desserts event at the Lloyd Watson Memorial Centre in Wilberforce. Highlands East Council…

Largest show in Forest Fest history

April 22 2014 Singer/songwriter Bruce Cockburn will close out this year’s Forest Festival with a performance on Aug. 17 at Bone Lake Amphitheatre. With 31 albums under his belt Cockburn has won 13 Juno awards…

Cardiff children tap into the arts

April 22 2014 Program manager for Point in Time Centre for Children Youth and Parents Dan Bajorek presents Cardiff Elementary School’s vice-principal Barb Davies with the school’s very own full-sized puppet named Zach on Thursday…