Wednesday, January 23, 2019
If I was asked to sit around a table with a group of people and debate what would be the most fun thing to do on a Saturday night in winter in Haliburton County, I would definitely argue hands down that everyone should listen to great music and maybe even
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
College and university students needed tuition relief. Ontario s tuition fees are higher than those in most of Canada, and well above what many young people and their families can afford.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
To the Editor, Thanks to the Echo for their coverage in last week s edition of special musical events which recently happened in two of our local schools.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
To the Editor, We should heed Ernie Demuth s advice about dealing with forest problems early on. And extrapolate to apply it to lakes and water, wildlife, and plants in our area.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Economic development and physician recruitment aren t commonly paired in job descriptions. However, as concepts particularly when we re talking about the growth of Haliburton County they are a perfect couple.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Dear Friend, Thank you for the bag of tennis balls that you gave to me and my brother. We are going to play with them a lot with our dog Candy.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
On behalf of our 120 downtown Haliburton businesses, led by our volunteer board of management, I would like to wish everyone a very happy New Year. Each January we all think of ways to be better, whether it is mentally, physically or emotionally, or all o
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Young Ed s letter evokes good memories of the nature of the village in my younger years. In the late 1940s I lived on the main street of the village and was witness to the flavour of town activity described in Ed s letter.
Friday, December 21, 2018
One of my favourite parts of putting together the annual Season s Greetings section of the paper is reading the kids letters. Over the past couple of weeks I ve been reading a lot of Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday submissions as our staff assembled seve
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Now that we ve said our goodbyes to 2018 with all of its ups and downs, it s time to look forward to the year to come. 2019 will provide puzzles for our local political representatives and require much energy from those working to create new projects to b
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Nominating someone takes very little time in comparison to how that person will feel when they find out their efforts have been noticed.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
While heading home to Bobcaygeon via County Road 1, mid-morning Monday, Jan. 21 after spending a long weekend near Haliburton, the car suddenly started making horrible noises and I pulled off immediately.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Three cheers for Luann Coghlan and the Highland Wood community for embarking on a mural project that has transformed a corner of the Haliburton long-term care home into a picturesque farm scene.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Just wanted to let the community know that the recent Haliburton Lions Polar Bear Plunge was a huge success raising over $7,700 for the two hospitals. Our Haliburton Hospital was pledged $4,359 and The Hospital for Sick Children was pledged $3,415.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Recently at a meeting held locally in which an engineer was describing the accessibility features in a new building, he said the elevator linking two floors was a win. Soon after that, at another public meeting, it was noted that planning on the part of
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
I came to Haliburton for a chiropractic appointment Friday afternoon. I parked at a meter on Highland Street and proceeded to try to reach the meter by walking down a slushy road to a wee shovelled spot, by a homeowner, through a snowbank enabling me to w
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Awareness of the importance of eliminating single-use plastics has been building in Haliburton.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
When my daughter was born I began keeping a family journal that was about our everyday life. Art, or pieces of art were glued in. Short stories of our days were recorded. As soon as Madeline could hold a pen or crayon she contributed in her own way.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
I have a friend whose mother is turning 83 today and she is on her way back from her first yoga retreat in Ecuador. She absolutely loved her adventure and loved her yoga experience.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The staff working on Dysart s septic reinspection program have a challenge ahead of them this year as they attempt to stay on schedule.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Letters to the Editor published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Haliburton Echo.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
It s the time of year again when the Rails End Gallery holds its annual Members Salon, wherein members of the gallery, who happen to be artists, get to display their works, created on a theme. This year again the theme is the elements, and the name of th
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Anyone who has moved up to Haliburton in a hurry will tell you it s hard to find somewhere to live.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Yesterday I was at Highland Wood while moving day unfolded around me. Circumstances called for the residents to be moved out of Highland Wood until the proper repairs replacement can be made to the roof. As you can imagine, there was a lot of activity a
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
I m writing in regard to the Dysart Feb. 14 council budget meeting, in particular to address comments by Councillor John Smith as he questions the value of funding institutions such as the Rails End Gallery.
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