Tuesday, January 9, 2018
When fire destroyed The Great Haliburton Feed Company on a frigid evening in November of 2014, the community stepped up. Support for the store and the owners, Maureen Adams and Charles McAleaney, flooded in.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
This is our last newspaper before Christmas and includes our annual Season s Greetings special section. Each year, we assemble this supplement trying to capture some of what makes the holidays special both locally and in a wider sense.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
There are new resources available in Haliburton well known to some, which still elicit looks of puzzlement among others.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
DURING ANY type of event, something can and likely will go wrong ask any newly married couple what went wrong at their wedding and there will have been something that sticks in the minds of those who spent the time planning for it to be just so.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
It seems like council s been considering a transportation system forever. Much like the pool discussion, it returns again and again to the table for debate.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The stomach-turning, fear-inducing, heart-breaking trial of Basil Borutski ended Nov. 24 with relatively little fanfare.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
As a community, we haven t been doing a good enough job listening to young people. Among us we find examples of exceptional people going out of their way to help kids and teenagers, but as a collective we haven t done enough.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Human trafficking happens in our community. It s hard to imagine, perhaps because representations in the media typically show images of young women brought from another country, smuggled across the ocean, ending up in an urban area ...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Those who attend cultural activities in the Highlands will be familiar with the under-appreciated world-class act. A place as small as Haliburton has a hard time drawing the audiences needed to break even on many events, whether it be a Juno-award-winning
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This is the second year that we re publishing our We Remember feature, composed of images readers send in of loved ones who served over the years.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Radon is a gas naturally occurring during the breakdown of uranium in the earth. Typically, as this process happens, radon is dispersed into the air, posing no health risk.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Twelve people in Haliburton County have been exceptionally lucky. Between Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, a dozen people found themselves on thin ice and then in the frigid water of local lakes.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
February is almost over, and with it, Black History Month.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
One of the most enjoyable parts of attending the Ontario Community Newspaper Association awards gala is seeing what other papers are up to.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The saying think globally, act locally is so well worn it no longer resonates the way it once did, but it s only becoming increasingly relevant as we grapple with major environmental and economic concerns.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Our editorial this week.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Spring is a good time to think about resilience, as residents from around the county come out of the dark clutches of hibernation (or perhaps warm up in the sun after active days in the snow) and take in the spirit and season of renewal and growth ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
One of Haliburton s most iconic trees came down last week. The big old willow that once towered over the bridge in Head Lake Park took a beating during a windstorm at the beginning of the month.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The loss of Bob and Noreen Bishop on March 27 and then of Earl Cooper a few days later, on March 31 feels like a shift in the landscape of the Highlands.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Last week, the Echo s sister paper, the Minden Times published a story about the candidates who have declared they re running in this riding in the upcoming provincial election. As of press time, there are only two...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A recent CIBC poll found that 77 per cent of Canadians surveyed had been targeted by a financial fraud attempt.
Monday, March 12, 2018
There aren t enough workers for the jobs that exist and the workers who are here don t always have the training they need. This isn t new information, but a recent presentation to Highlands East council ...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Most of us can probably sense the conversation around mental health has shifted over the last decade. Topics that were once taboo about bipolar disorder, panic attacks or depression have become mainstream.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
John Francis Smith s brother Terry Smith was the first witness called in the coroner s inquest on Wednesday morning.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The election is now looming large on the horizon with only a handful of days before Ontarians go to the polls. And in less than a week, we will have an opportunity locally to meet the candidates vying to represent us in provincial parliament during the al
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