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HCSA asking sledders to abide by the rules…

By Darren Lum The Haliburton County Snowmobile Association is preparing for the 2021 season, hoping sledders take care, heed trail status reports, and for more snow accumulation to open more of its 370 total kilometres…

Wilberforce gives students a hand up for future…

By Darren Lum Even with masks on, the two Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 12 students couldn’t hide the light in their eyes, expressing their happiness for being chosen as the first recipients of the…

Coboconk pair hit with drug trafficking charges

By Mike BakerTwo Coboconk area residents are facing multiple drug trafficking charges following a joint investigation by the Haliburton Highlands OPP and the provincial force’s Kawartha Lakes-based community street crime unit.Officers executed a search warrant…

Community effort brightens sombre festive season

By Darren Lum The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Interact Team members helped to orchestrate a positive tone in 2020 during the pandemic with its club’s Holiday Shoebox Event.The idea behind the Shoebox collection, which started…

HHHS Foundation receives $92,000 grant from Canadian Medical…

By Mike Baker Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation has secured some additional funding to help support frontline workers during this second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.Announced back in December, the organization received $92,000 from the…

Danielsen secures warden seat for third straight term

By Chad Ingram Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen will again serve as Haliburton County warden after a tie vote by county councillors between Danielsen and contender Minden Hills Mayor Brent Devolin during the county…

Health unit advising people ‘stay safe and stay…

By Sue Tiffin “Home for the holidays” is a saying with extra meaning in 2020, according to the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District acting medical officer of health, Dr. Ian Gemmill.“With COVID-19 cases circulating and…

Delancey Sports, a small slice of the Big…

By Mike Baker There’s almost always a story behind a name, and as it turns out Haliburton’s newest downtown business has a pretty neat one.Delancey Sports opened to the public on Friday, Dec. 11. The…

Red Hawks alum joins Dalhousie Tigers

By Darren Lum When former Red Hawks volleyball standout Natalya Gimon made the Dalhousie Tigers volleyball team earlier this year it was a dream come true.The second-year health promotion student said it felt a little…

Reviewing physician recruitment program

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County councillors discussed a number of potential changes to the county’s physician recruitment program during a Dec. 16 meeting.The county has a recruitment committee and a physician recruitment co-ordinator in the…

Creative form of winter golfing comes to Haliburton

By Darren Lum Getting to golf this winter is as easy as pressing a few keys said golf pro Andy MacMillan, owner of the Haliburton Golf Centre.Working out of the Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre…

Finding the threads that binds us all

By Darren Lum Earlier this month, students at the Cardiff Elementary School and Wilberforce Elementary School learned about the important role nature plays during the year for Indigenous people, particularly during the holiday season.Led by…

One child’s gesture, sows seed of generosity

By Darren Lum An eight-year-old’s selfless gesture is teaching a lesson in how a little can go a long way.When Oliver Williams of Haliburton found $5 outside the A.J. LaRue Arena on Saturday, Dec. 5…

Privacy a concern for local health unit when…

By Sue Tiffin With each update of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the area from the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District health unit, comments from the public regarding their questions and concerns – namely, why…

Highland Pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

By Sue Tiffin Haliburton Highlands OPP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Highland Pharmacy on Dec. 9. At approximately 6 p.m. that evening, officers responded to the robbery at the business, which is…