Local doctor Nell Thomas said she s receiving an increasing number of inquiries from patients about marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use in Canada. But the increased access has not corresponded with increased education on the risks in
Tom Hodgson s family tree includes some of the earliest educators, politicians and farmers in Haliburton County. His great-grandparents arrived in the area as early as 1864 and were heavily involved in the community and developing many of the institutions
The Haliburton County Development Corporation and the County of Haliburton are each receiving funding for projects through the province s Rural Economic Development (RED) program, administered through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
There s no one quite like Bill Gliddon. It was a sentiment expressed by family, friends and members of the community who attended a celebration held on the lawn of St. George s Anglican Church on Aug. 11 in honour of Gliddon s 80th birthday.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Charlie Robb, who, alongside his wife Sheila and other growers, brought together the first Garlic Festival, held in Carnarvon, in 2008. Within two weeks of that festival, the Haliburton County Garlic
Councillors on the county s roads committee would like to see the data collected by the county s digital radar traffic signs analyzed and if it s demonstrated that certain areas present systemic speeding issues, have that information passed to the OPP.
Council has approved a rezoning of land designated for the rebuilding of the Bark Lake recreation centre that was destroyed by fire in 2016. The area will include space close to the shoreline for cottages, and an adjacent parking area. Existing separate b
There are marathons and then there are ultramarathons. The obvious difference between them is the distance, with ultras being anything over 42.2 kilometres, but there is much more to it.
Running more than 20 hours through the rugged terrain of the High
I would have never thought so many people would be so supportive of it. It s really cool to see that this whole town has my back and everything. It s really nice. Honestly, I wasn t expecting such a response, but it s been bigger than anything I ve ever
The landscape for recyclables is changing, with costs likely to go up for municipalities. On Thursday, Aug. 8, members of Dysart et al s environment and climate change committee heard from two companies that handle local recycling about the pressures they
When the Municipality of Highlands East chose their first Senior of the Year last year, Hilda Clark was the obvious choice. Heavily involved in myriad aspects of life in Wilberforce and Haliburton County, she has had a hand in shaping the community as it
Someone who is living with diabetes may self-identify themselves as diabetic in order to let others know that there are certain foods they must avoid or medication they must take daily, but no one would say that being diabetic defines them fully. With add
This September there will be a series of firsts at the Haliburton Forest Wild Life Reserve.
From the Forest s first ever gravel bike race, dubbed the 8 Hours of Hurt n in Haliburton, to its first-time organizer, Marc Sinclair.
The last day before vacation often requires so much energy, it s a good reminder of why a vacation is necessary: squeezing in everything that can be done in the office before packing bags, loading the car with kids, pets and everything else ...
Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre has hosted a weekly community drum circle since 2006. The circles are accessible and open to all; instruments are supplied and volunteer facilitators lead each experience. On a given evening you might find a total beginne
If you re reading this on a Tuesday in Haliburton, you ll no doubt be able to see all around the village evidence of residents and visitors loving local food. Our local farmers markets have become a phenomenon one which can link us to our history. For
A swath of patchy grass enclosed by heritage farm buildings and a dry stone fence was transformed last weekend through the power of performance into interrogation rooms, a cottage dock, a turn-of-the-century farmhouse, and heaven s pearly gates.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries after a head-on collision on County Road 503 in Highlands East.
Incidents of vehicle collisions caused by deer are down across Haliburton County, with work ongoing to further reduce the chance that motorists will hit an animal, or get into an accident because of one.
A series of complicated technical requirements and legal opinions seem to be delaying the beginning of construction on a retirement residence slated for the former Fleming College property at 1 Sunnyside St. in Haliburton Village, the developer ...
Highland Grove residents are concerned about what they fear is a potential closure of their fire hall, while Highlands East councillors and staff say a decision on Station 2 has absolutely not been made.
With a population of about 4,000, Bancroft has its own volunteer-driven transit system that connects people to towns and cities for both recreational and medical reasons. Despite all the odds, they exist. But how do they do it?
If you live in the Cardiff area there s a chance you could find meteorites on your property.
A fireball was observed by the Western University All-Sky Camera Network in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 24 and analysis of the video by NASA Me
Dustyn McCready-DeBruin will head underwater as the entrepreneur behind Dusty Dives, a summer business offering dock repair, underwater weeding and retrieval dives for missing items, including phones, rings and keys.
Sometimes you have to be good to be lucky and Dalton Kellett took full advantage of a collision between two front runners to earn his first podium of the 2019 Indy Lights series season at the Honda Indy on Sunday, July 14 in Toronto.
The provincial government is making funding available for the replacement of a bridge in Wilberforce, although the completion of the project would require the federal government to also produce funding.
Dressed in formal clothing, high school students did their best impressions of international delegates debating and conferring about political issues at the Model United Nations symposium on Thursday, May 16 at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School.
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