Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The Bancroft Area Forest Industry Association is celebrating the New Year by honouring one of the oldest forest industry families.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
With its lush forests, pristine lakes, network of trails and wildlife habitat, it may not come as a surprise to many that the region encompassing Haliburton County was recently designated an exceptional area for environmental education by the United Natio
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
An application for a zoning bylaw amendment that would permit the construction of a biochar facility on Kennaway Road has been approved by Dysart council.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Rehabilitation of the Loon Lake dam should be done by March, Parks Canada said in an update to the community last week.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Dysart et al Reeve Murray Fearrey said the condition of some county roads has been poor during the first month of what appears will be a snowy winter.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
December has been more wintry than in recent years, bringing substantial snowfall and cold temperatures, giving skiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers reason to cheer.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Ontario s Building Code is a living document; it changes regularly to improve the way homes are constructed and to better our environments. In July, the province tabled a change to the energy efficiency component of what is called the SB 12, which will af
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
This year s Community Apple Sauce Project easily produced double the combined total of food the last two years.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Despite years of education and advanced warning, when WSP Canada went out to inspect septic systems in the municipality of South Bruce Peninsula, one in five systems failed.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Spring and summer of 2016 presented particularly difficult weather conditions for the staff at Parks Canada as they grappled with management of the Trent Severn Waterway and the lakes that feed the system.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
It may be The Devil Made Me Do It that catches your eye, or On Bonnie s Pond. Whatever your fancy, Hike Haliburton s glossy 2016 Program Guide and Map has got it covered.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
The lead on the Sam Slick Park shoreline restoration plan says the weather this summer did little to disrupt the next step for the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Association (CHA) project from going ahead as planned.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Eighteen students and the faculty of Fleming College s sustainable building design and construction program stood tall and proud at Abbey Gardens in front of the new mercantile building, an example of what they learned and taught during the 20-week course
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Close to two weeks before an event to celebrate students efforts, Dave Belsey, the instructor for the Fleming College s sustainable building design and construction program, stood surrounded by the building s walls of rammed earth and straw bale, an examp
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Four university students got a behind the scenes tour of the Haliburton Highlands this summer as they cruised almost 30 lakes evaluating shorelines.
Monday, August 29, 2016
The leader of the Green Party of Canada wants the residents of the Haliburton Highlands to help her out.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The summer weather has been loved by many, with the scorching hot temperatures and sun-filled days packing local beaches, lakes and cottage country stores.
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
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.
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 21, 2016
Beach water testing is not as simple as black and white, says Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit inspector Frances Tsotos there are many variables that affect results.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
A petition with more than 100 signatures wasn t enough to stop a severance application for a property on Wenona Lake from gaining the approval of the Haliburton County Land Division Committee last Monday, July 11.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
A once popular site for mineral collectors and a favourite among tourism promoters is no more after it was sold by the Bancroft and District Chamber of Commerce earlier this year.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
It s an hour after closing time and SIRCH Community Services Thrift Warehouse prepares to re-open its doors. The Stan Russell jazz trio warms up. Sin a Bit Bakery arranges mini cupcakes.
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