Huskies off to a good start, top Tigers…

By Fred GrovesIt’s been 19 long months since Haliburton County Huskies’ captain Nathan Porter has played in an Ontario Junior Hockey League game.This past weekend, the 6’2”, 220-pounds veteran defenceman led the Huskies into a…

Grip it and rip it at the Corduroy

By Grace Oborne It’s been two years since the Corduroy Enduro last tested the mettle of riders in the rugged terrain of Gooderham. Now that the COVID-19 restrictions have eased, hundreds of riders will return…

Boshkung Lake water skiers make history for the…

By Grace Oborne Former member of the Boshkung Lake Ski Club, Garth Mole, recently took time to reminisce about the days he and his fellow members would soar above Boshkung Lake to the applause of…

Football trailblazer engineers inspiring success

By Darren LumHaliburton Highlands Hall of Fame inductee Taly Williams may be the first pro football player to come from here, but it’s his achievements in applied science and environmental engineering that has truly changed…

Glen Dart, hockey hero and gentleman on and…

By Grace Oborne Decades have passed since hockey phenom Glen "Bimmy" Dart graced the ice with his smooth skating and powerful shot for the legendary Haliburton Huskies teams, and how he inspired everyone he met…

Bugsy Watson, gone, but never forgotten

By Darren Lum The NHL and everyone that knew the rugged defencemen with a heart of gold are mourning the passing of Bryan “Bugsy” Watson.One of five children, Bugsy was born in Bancroft on Nov.…

1971 Haliburton Huskies, champions now and forever

By Darren Lum It’s been fifty years since the 1971 Haliburton Huskies captured the Highlands’ one and only Ontario Hockey Association D title, but few who played or saw the championship final game will never…

Volunteers needed to help run youth sailing club

By Darren Lum Help make this summer a nautical highlight for youth by volunteering for the Haliburton County Youth Sailing Association.Entering its third year of operation, the sailing association is a community initiative and offers…

Legendary 1934 Haliburton Huskies remembered

By Darren Lum Few people are still around who know a lot about the 1934 Haliburton Huskies, which boasted a roster that included Babe Austin, Earl Austin, Lyle Lucas, Harold Dean, Glen Dart, Gordon Watt,…

Disc golf takes root at Abbey Gardens

By Darren Lum The well-known quote by American novelist Harry Leon Wilson, who said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled” never anticipated disc golf would make him so wrong.Disc golf has been around for more…

It was all about giving back for Hall…

By Darren Lum It’s fitting that when Lenny Salvatori was asked to share his thoughts after being announced as one of three builders inducted to the Haliburton Highlands Hall of Fame he deflected credit to…

Hall of Fame inductee Linda Brandon humbled by…

By Darren Lum The Haliburton Highlands Hall of Fame named Linda J. Brandon among the 17 individuals to be included in the inaugural class of the Haliburton Highlands Hall of Fame.Linda has been a very…

Membership push for Haliburton Mountain Bike Club

By Darren Lum Waiting for the intrepid rider, there’s a fulfilling adventure of sweat inducing ascents of single-track that wind its way through the trees, up, over and around boulders and slabs of the Canadian…

Storm element to inaugural Huskies pack

By Darren Lum It’s been a few years, but local boys Ryan Hall and Joe Boice are looking forward to playing a full season together for the first time since winning the OMHA championship while…