Thank you Haliburton

To the Editor, We did it! The Lions Classic raised $2,500 to donate to the Haliburton County Public Library for the purchase of early education program materials. But, no, that’s not right. It’s not “we…

Haliburton Home and Cottage Show is back

By Jerelyn CradenThe highly anticipated Haliburton Home and Cottage Show (HHCS) is back at the Haliburton Curling Club’s A.J. LaRue arena for a three-day run -- Friday to Sunday, June 3 to 5 – after…

County approves Climate Change Adaptation Plan

By Stephen Petrick A thorough document which details how Haliburton County should re-imagine infrastructure, recreational and health initiatives to cope with changing climate will now guide municipal planning.It’s a needed plan, given that the county…

OPP investigating truck theft

Members of the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a report of a stolen vehicle in the Township of Dysart et al. Today (on April 5), a white 2015 Nissan…

Haliburton embraces a sampling of Cologne

By Darren LumLast week during March break, a small group of revellers were finding joy from experiencing Karneval at the A.J. LaRue Arena in Haliburton courtesy of the Mardus family.Karneval is an annual festivity in…

Highlands protest convoy rolls through Haliburton

By Darren Lum Horns sounded, people waved and Canadian flags were flown from dozens of vehicles that rolled through town close to the noon hour this past Saturday announcing they were done with restrictions and…

Working to see the light

By Darren Lum We all need to cheer for something after close to two years of living during a pandemic that left us in the dark, wondering when … when would we see the light…

The Christmas season is upon us

By Angelica IngramNews from the North Pole travels fast and word on the street is the big man himself is going to be in Haliburton Village this Friday, Nov. 26.That’s right, the annual Santa Claus…

Youth Hub program connects youth with employment

By Nick BernardIn the basement of a former church in Haliburton is a vivid and modern office space consulted and, in part, designed by local youth. The space serves an important function in making sure…

Bonnie Roe to be presented with award in…

By Katrina BoguskiOn Nov 16, Bonnie Roe will be presented with an award in Toronto from the Institute for Change. Leaders (ICL). According to its website, “ICL teaches the skills that organizers need to win…

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…

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…