Pat Kennedy new land trust executive director

Submitted by the land trust The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Patrick Kennedy will assume the management of the Land Trust operations as its executive director, as well as…

Two arrested on drug charges in Cardiff

During the early morning hours on the June 24 members of the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau – Drug Enforcement Unit Community Drug Action Team OPP Tactical Response Unit Emergency Response Team and…

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Forum explores steps to improved economy By Angelica Blenich Ideas for economic development continue to swirl in Dysart et al as the municipality hosted the second workshop on June 16 at the Haliburton Curling Club.…

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TSW gets $285M boost $17 million designated for county’s dams and bridges By Angelica Blenich Barry Devolin says he doesn’t often use the word delighted but when he gets more than a quarter of a…

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OPP warn of phone scam hitting the Highlands By Elizabeth Bate It’s the “season of scams” according to OPP Sgt. Peter Leon and Highlands residents should be alert to one in particular circulating the area.…

Point in Time aims to lead region in…

By Elizabeth Bate Staff board members and community members for A Point in Time Centre for Children Youth and Parents came together to congratulate each other and celebrate another year at their annual general meeting…

God remains part of county inaugural ceremony

By Chad Ingram God will stay part of the inaugural ceremony for new Haliburton County councils. At least for now. As councillors on the county’s finance and correspondence committee reviewed the municipality’s procedural bylaw during…

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…

Schmale seeks Conservative candidacy

March 10 2014   ·   0 Comments By Chad Ingram Jamie Schmale wants his boss’s job. Schmale chief of staff for MP Barry Devolin will toss his hat in the proverbial ring for the Conservative candidacy…

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…

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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…

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…