Tuesday, July 26, 2016
When a lion roars, it s hard not to notice. When 31,000 Lions roar, watch out.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
It s break time at the Haliburton School of Art and Design s J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School summer campus. The lineup in front of the SIRCH Community Services Café grows longer. Ten students. Twenty.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Haliburton Highlands Museum could have been a 1920s American speak-easy on Saturday night. Well, minus the booze.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
It s nine o clock in the morning and the luthiers are already busy. Curls of wood shavings litter the floor. Sets of carving tools crowd the tables.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
An aspiring musician from Haliburton is one step closer to achieving her dreams.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Environment Haliburton has invited Elizabeth May, Officer of the Order of Canada, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, to speak on Aug. 25 at their annual keynote speaker and fundraising event.
Monday, July 25, 2016
The owner of Haliburton s Home Hardware, Jerry Walker, has his sights set on a new store for his business.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Art on the Dock the Kennisis Lake Cottage Owners Association s second annual studio tour on the Kennisis Lakes has raised $2,963 for the Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands Artists in the Schools program, more than twice the amount raised for the pr
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The Highlands summer art tour, Tour de Forest, has rolled out a special exhibition this year in Haliburton to connect the public with the artists ahead of the tour itself.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Since opening in May 2015, County Coffee has roasted more than 1,500 pounds of beans, delivering to customers such as Rhubarb, Bark Lake, Stouffer Mill, and selling retail from Abbey Gardens the company s home base. A bean pops. Then another.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Haliburton Highlands Health Services cardiac sonographer Stacie Bilton hooks up Radiothon chairman Brian Daoust to the hospital s new echocardiogram.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry expects the forest tent caterpillar to affect a million hectares of trees this year.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Lady of the Lake has a calm and unassuming presence. Unlike some boats she s not loud and fast but rather, as her name would suggest, graceful, elegant and classic.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
In the same week the water at Eagle Lake beach was posted as unsafe for bathing by the local health unit, residents voiced concern over the increasing numbers of Canada geese.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Valerie Ashton thinks the earth might be telling her something as she works on her residency at Haliburton School of Art and Design. Trees keep emerging from the ink and watery coral appears on her collages as she puts together her work as the Reclaim art
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Eight times in the first six months of 2016 there were zero ambulances available in Haliburton County, those incidents equating to a total of 12 hours.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
When Greg Luck and Abby Hagerman were camping across Canada this past spring, they were also hard at work promoting their new business.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Haliburton County councillors will be sending a letter to OPP municipal policing bureau superintendent Marc Bedard, taking issue with a recent letter to the editor Bedard sent to the Haliburton Echo.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Phoebe Stamp loves her grandparents house. She explores the outdoors, running along the paths and over bridges, discovering the wilderness. But when it came to the woods around her West Guilford home, the then-15-month-old wasn t interested.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
In 2017, Canadians will mark a historic milestone in the art world as next summer will be the 100th anniversary of the death of Tom Thomson, one of the country s most renowned painters.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
When local artist April Gates decided to move her home and business to the hamlet of Donald, she was excited about the offerings her new neighbourhood would bring.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Founded as a mercantile, it was taken over by Fredrick George Agnew in the 1930s and has been serving the residents and cottagers of Wilberforce for nearly 100 years.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Somewhere on Drag Lake, a man sits in a Muskoka chair sipping a single-malt scotch. He s trekked the jungles of Rwanda to meet silver-backed gorillas, flown to Monte Carlo to meet Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
When the world was at war, French painter Claude Monet was in his gardens at Giverny, painting. It wasn t a retreat, artist and instructor Andrea Mossop says, rather the famed artist was fighting back with his paintbrush, creating his most iconic works: W
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
It was 1993 the last time a Canadian team won the Stanley Cup. It was Canada Day. Duncan Fremlin, band leader of Whiskey Jack, stood on the steps of Parliament with music legend Stompin Tom Connors.
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