Second group of inductees to be recognized this…

By Vivian Collings There’s something in the water in Haliburton County. The Highlands have long been a place to foster excellent athletes who would go on to have successful careers on and off the ice,…

Two-year CCAA winning streak for Dobson and team

By Vivian Collings Jacob Dobson has once again skipped the Humber men’s curling team to victory at the college level.For the second year in a row, Dobson and his team are the reigning gold medalists…

Council allows Huskies to install goal review cameras

By James Matthews, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Minden’s SG Nesbitt Memorial Arena will have a bird’s eye view of inside-the-crease action during Haliburton County Huskies hockey games. Candace McGuigan, the township’s parks, recreation, and facilities…

35 years of Wednesday night ball

By Britney Pagliuca Each Wednesday at 7 p.m., individuals from all over the county gather in Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) gym for a night of pick-up basketball. Members of all ages lace up their…

Martial arts is family with Kang Chul Martial…

By Christine Carr West Guilford is getting a little bit stronger thanks to Kang Chul Martial Arts, a new martial arts studio running out of the basement at the West Guilford Community Centre. With classes…

Duchene joins Dallas Stars

By Emily Stonehouse Change is in the air for for Haliburton local Matt Duchene. On June 30, the 32-year old center was bought out by the Nashville Predators for the remaining three years of his…

HHSS alumni represent the community at Nationals

By Vivian CollingsGetting to compete in a national college curling championship is a huge achievement in itself, but being in it with two of your fellow HHSS alumni curlers on separate teams is quite another.Jessica…

Former Red Hawk continues to soar

By Emily StonehouseIt’s up up and away for Jacob Dobson as he continues his streak of significant curling wins. On March 19, the young athlete won gold at the Canadian College national competition in Sudbury.…

Nicholls and team win bronze at Canada Winter…

By Vivian CollingsLocal curler Owen Nicholls and team Stratton of London swept their way to victory while representing Ontario at the Canada Winter Games in Summerside, PEI at the beginning of March.Along with a bronze…

Registration opens for Canada 55+ Games

By Vivian CollingsThe Ontario Senior Games Association is warming up for the 55+ Games this year, and registration is now open to anyone 55 and over hoping to join in the fun.Haliburton/Muskoka’s District 11 is…

Haliburton curling: A family tradition

By Vivian Collings The history of the Colliver family is written in the walls and on the ice surface of the Haliburton Curling Club. Brothers Steve and Brent and their sons Jesse and Chris recently…

Huskies Welcome new faces and push for playoffs

By Alex Gallacher The Haliburton County Huskies are currently sitting second in the South/East conference and third overall in the OJHL. Starting the new year with a record of 2-2-0-0, the Huskies have been making…

Students take first strides of the season

By Karen Gervais The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Nordic ski team was finally able to make it to their first meet on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Kawartha Nordic Ski Club - and with great results!…

Owen Nicholls leads team to Canada Winter Games

By Vivian Collings Dreams do come true for those who put in work with passion and dedication. Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 12 student Owen Nicholls knows this well after receiving the honour of representing…

Local curler sweeps towards Switzerland

By James MatthewsLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter Haliburton’s Jacob Dobson and his teammates swept their way to Switzerland. The Dobson rink went undefeated in seven outings for 120 tournament points to earn the Under-21 Canadian Junior…

Scorekeeper counts 40 years

By Vivian Collings For the past 40 years, Eric Nicholls attended nearly every Highland Storm hockey game held at the AJ LaRue Arena in Haliburton, quietly and humbly working behind the commotion of the game…

Girls basketball team hopes for a rebound at…

By Vivian Collings Suffering a loss at their Kawartha final game, the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School girls basketball team is still celebrating. The school hasn’t had a girls basketball team for ten years until now,…

Austin Boylan excels at Canadian Futures Showcase

By Amanda Duncombe-LeeAt just sixteen years old and one of the younger players selected, Austin Boylan, who grew up in Minden, was recently invited to be part of the 2022 Canadian Futures Showcase among 140…

100 mile attempt is step forward

17-year-old’s early exit opens chapter to running ambitionsBy Darren Lum Nick Phippen is one teenager with an undeniable desire to run down a dream.At 17, he was the youngest runner taking on the 100 mile…