Winsley celebrates history of printmaking

By Sue Tiffin Meggan Winsley has certainly made her mark on Toronto.The Haliburton-raised artist is drawing attention downtown in the city, her work being featured at the intersection of Queen Street West and Portland Street.Winsley…

Highlands Christmas Shindig set to warm homes

By Sue Tiffin The seventh annual Highlands Christmas Shindig is gearing up to warm the homes of residents throughout the county, both in supporting Fuel for Warmth’s efforts to alleviate heating challenges during the winter…

Two Lions recognized for service achievement

By Jenn Watt Two members of the Haliburton and District Lions Club were bestowed prestigious awards for their contributions to the club, the district and the wider community.  Mary Lawr and Betty Mills received the…

Hatchery hurting financially amid pandemic

By Chad Ingram The Haliburton Fish Hatchery, operated by the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association, is facing some financially tight times amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  “The COVID [pandemic] has stopped us from our fundraising activities,”…

HHHSF thanks departing chairperson for years of dedication

By Darren Lum The 23rd annual general meeting for the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation was about recognizing the uncertainty of living through a pandemic and the strength of the community, which provides the backbone…

Annual flu vaccine ‘more important than ever’

By Sue Tiffin It might not be the vaccine that has been on everyone’s mind this year, but the annual flu vaccine will be available in Haliburton County and across Ontario in October, and according…

Donors needed to fund new welcome centre

By Jenn Watt With fewer fundraisers this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Rotary Club of Haliburton is reaching out to the community to help them fund the new welcome centre and public washrooms…

Curbside still available while libraries re-open

By Sue TiffinThe following are brief reports of items discussed during a Sept. 9 meeting of the Haliburton County Public Library board. Erin Kernohan-Berning, branch services librarian, said curbside pick-up, while it was offered during…

Let Pride flags fly

By Jenn Watt We should all be disturbed and distressed by the recent theft of rainbow flags from the private property of a local business on Haliburton’s main street.Christopher O’Mara, owner of Prettypaws Pet Boutique…

Go on a virtual journey Oct. 3

By StaffJoin area residents as they take you on a virtual journey, through their travel tales told during an online special performance called Six-Minute Escapes.The experience is being coordinated by the Arts Council ~ Haliburton…

Council talks commercial development in Dysart

By Chad Ingram A commercial development being proposed for Hops Drive in Haliburton would include a gas bar, 10,000-square-foot retail building and drive-thru restaurant, councillors for the Municipality of Dysart et al heard during a…

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…