Tracking COVID-19 in schools

By Sue Tiffin Parents and caregivers, as well as Ontarians in general, concerned about confirmed COVID-19 cases in class or at daycare will be able to track outbreaks of the virus at schools and child…

Shoreline protection talks resume

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County councillors have resumed conversations regarding a shoreline protection bylaw for the county, one that would restrict site alteration and the removal of vegetation within 30 metres of the high-water mark…

Potential hate crime downtown targets Pride flags

By Sue Tiffin Christopher O’Mara says that growing up in Haliburton, there wasn’t a day for him between Grades 6 and 12 in which he wasn’t called a homophobic slur.“When I returned to Haliburton in…

Highlands East man, 58, dies in two-vehicle collision

Submitted by Haliburton Highlands OPP Members of the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, along with Highlands East Fire Department and Haliburton County Paramedic Services, responded to reports of a two-vehicle collision on…

Pedestrian dies following Hwy 118 collision

A 59-year-old Haliburton man is dead after a single vehicle collision involving a dump truck and pedestrian on Hwy 118 last week.  Haliburton Highlands OPP have distributed a press release today, Sept. 10, with further…

Pandemic puts pressure on mental health

By Jenn Watt Editor The coronavirus pandemic has changed nearly every facet of our daily lives, disrupting routines and limiting contact with loved ones, introducing financial pressures and heightening anxiety about our health and that…