Alongside a group of friends, Grade 11 student Abigail Kauffeldt traced her hand with a marker onto a sheet of paper covering a table showcasing the work of Visible Voices, where others who had been at the table before her had written messages like, many
The HHSS girls soccer teams got off to a good start this season on May 1 despite being unable to practice or play on their home field due to winter damage. The junior and senior teams travelled to Lindsay for their season opening games.
Sister Nancy Murray ended up in Haliburton thanks to teamwork and sheer luck.
After a last-minute cancellation from another venue, Murray, who s booked back-to-back, had a slot open for another performance. When Jean Tyler, the organizer of the event,
The purpose of the Haliburton Highlands Music Festival is to celebrate performance and to reaffirm the importance of making music for its own sake, said longtime sponsor Len Pizzey, as he opened the Highlights Concert on May 2.
Two design and decor projects by Haliburton s ACM Designs recently took home awards in the Decorators and Designers Association of Canada.
ACM founder and principal designer Andria Cowan Molyneaux and ACM junior designer Katie Golec took home silver i
Residents may soon have access to composters and digesters sold at-cost by the Municipality of Dysart et al. Council s environment and climate change committee passed a recommendation at its May 9 meeting to join with other municipalities within the count
When one thinks of methane emissions, a herd of livestock may come to mind more so than a grove of maple trees, however, a project by a University of Toronto researcher is demonstrating that maple trees do emit quantities of the greenhouse gas into the ai
As a cottaging community, it s common for Haliburton County to experience a spike in EMS calls during the months of July and August, but that spike was especially large in 2018.
Councillors on the county s EMS committee received a year-in-review report
Work is underway to prepare the former Sears building in Haliburton to become the third location for Harper Powersports and Marine, set to open Saturday, June 1. The 10,000-square-foot building will offer a convenient location for customers who live or co
There is more to life than winning, said William Thomas to local CARP members, who welcomed the
Canadian author as the keynote speaker at their annual general meeting on Sunday, April 28 at the HHOA fish hatchery in Haliburton.
Just like it sounds, Trash and Treasures is an event that offers an opportunity to get rid of your tired old trash and replace it with shiny new treasures. Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre, Haliburton s public art gallery, organizes this sale every year
The Haliburton County Public Library now accepts donations on its website, haliburtonlibrary.ca.
While the library has always accepted donations, it s now made the process easier, according to a press release from HCPL.
On Monday, June 3, Campbell is hosting an evening of music with award-winning jazz vibraphonist Nick Mancini at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion. The gala will include a red carpet complete with a step and repeat banner, photographer and speci
Sandra Dupret, Haliburton School of Art + Design dean, accepted a new role with Fleming College in April, becoming vice president, student experience on April 15. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing non-academic services with the c
After a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Brampton (longer than it should have been I made a few mistakes along the way), my mom, grandma and I all piled out of our cars. The scenery filled with trees and lakes was a comfort during the ride, but once my
Barry Devolin, TravelMaven business owner and former MP, has teamed up with the Haliburton Rotary Club to help sponsor two young adults from Haliburton to go to South Korea and attend the 44th World Youth Rally.
Free for guests to enjoy, treats of brownies and cakes sat beside a brew of hemp coffee that had good reviews from visitors. A new curious customer walked in every 20 minutes or so, which was a joy for owner Stephen Barber who celebrated six months of har
Jonathan Wright, president and CEO of NuVista Energy Ltd. in Alberta, who also sits on the Board of Governors for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, was in Toronto a couple of weeks ago for the 2019 CAPP Scotiabank Energy Symposium in which
Drugs or alcohol are present in at least a quarter of sexual assaults reported across Canada and a social media campaign launched this week aims to bring greater attention to the issue within the region of Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland.
A mobile broadband expansion project planned by the Eastern Ontario Regional Network, which is owned by the Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus, just needs approval of the federal funding portion of the project to get underway ...
As he crossed the finish line to take his first championship title, all Reece Ralph could hear was his parents cheering. Screaming, yelling and telling me to go faster, he said.
Ralph, an Eagle Lake cottager, said winning the U19 Jr. Canadian Ski Cro
Laughter and the clack of plastic dominoes on tabletops filled the Wilberforce Legion on Thursday, April 25, as participants in the drop-in program chatted and competed in their favourite game: Mexican Train dominoes.
Haliburton County councillors decided last week that they will continue to monitor trends in rural transportation, and revisit the possibility of some kind of transit system for the county during their 2020 budget discussions.
Haliburton County will certainly be paying more for the operation of ambulances as a result of the provincial government s plan to consolidate ambulance services, the county s chief administrative officer says.
The Eagle Lake Community Garden is one of eight across the county, each with its own purpose, structure and culture. The Victoria Street garden in Haliburton expanded this year, but still has a waiting list of prospective gardeners.
Anthony Crofts and Chester Howse led a ceremony to recognize the literary and visual arts work done by area students during the annual Youth Educational Awards Night at the Haliburton Legion on Friday, April 26.
A large group of hikers arrived at the Barnum Creek Nature Reserve on Saturday, May 11 keen to see the property recently donated to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust by the Dobrzensky family and to learn about the wildflowers, leeks and other spring eph
Christopher O Mara spends much of his time with four-legged friends; from Monday to Thursday he s a dog groomer with Pretty Paws Pet Boutique and Spa in Haliburton, and on weekends he packs his pups in his Dodge Caravan and hits the road, competing in sho
Highlands Summer Festival will have a new president as it embarks on its 20th year. Brian Kipping of Haliburton said he will draw on his skills and experience, including executive management in the dairy industry and 30 years performing and eight year
Robert Fisher has been embracing the rural life since retiring from his decades-long career in television and radio journalism, getting used to power outages, learning to use a chainsaw and donning his orange tuque when hunting season rolls around.
Witness trees, trees that have stood through history and can help date when significant events like forest fires occurred by way of increment boring extracting a small sample of the core of the tree to analyze and count rings can help tell us about th