Tuesday, May 26, 2015
We would like to send a huge thank you to the friends and family of Steve, Marianne, Jacob and Moss Davis. As some of you know, Steve suffered a stroke to his spine, and is currently working hard in the Toronto Rehab Centre.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Nowhere tourism campaign The absolute worst marketing campaign I have ever heard of! Not simply because the targeted town of Haliburton is somewhere I know something about, but of any Highland region ridiculous to have a slogan that insinuates that any
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Re: Tourists asked to go nowhere this summer, Haliburton Echo, May 5 John and Ed, two Haliburton seniors, are sitting at a table in Head Lake Park playing cribbage. John asks Ed: Where are you going today? Ed: I was going to go Somewhere,
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Since I read the Echo last evening, I have this song running through my head He s a nowhere man sitting in a nowhere land ..strange because I feel like I am a somebody sitting in a beautiful somewhere land named Haliburton. I wonder if anyone...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Applause! Applause! Applause! Over the last few weeks, we have been an audience to a variety of musical treats all first rate! Hats off to Bill Gliddon, Curtis Eastmuir and the entire cast and crew of Highlands Little Theatre s delightful..
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
I read with disbelief last week s article in the Echo about Ontario s Highlands Tourism Organization s summer campaign launch Welcome to Nowhere. I ll tell you where nowhere is when you live in the city and feel depressed.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Re: V&S news saddens reader I agree with last month s letter. I am a 47-year cottager in this area. My daughter and I, love to shop at all the shops in town and V&S is the greatest for shoes, boots, clothes and household items for the cottage.
Monday, May 4, 2015
I was recently reminded just how fortunate I am to live and raise my family in a small town like Haliburton. Last week, after dropping my son s hockey skates off to be sharpened at JoAnne Sharpley s Source for Sports I somehow managed to forget to....
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Thank you so much for sharing your holiday celebration with us it must have been quite an event! We are so impressed that you took the trouble to set the table with festive snowman cups and tablecloth, accessorized with orange and blue plastic cutlery...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Re: letter to the editor Not so proud to be a Canadian In response to the letter, it would be nice if only peacekeepers were needed for what is happening in the world today, but unfortunately it s not just a conflict going on that peacekeepers...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A few weeks ago I was informed of the inevitable closing of our local store, V&S Stedman s in Haliburton. That is, unless someone comes forward to purchase it and continue the operation. This closing just can t happen.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
RE: letter to the editor Not so proud to be a Canadian Anyone who cannot be proud to be a Canadian has never left Canada to appreciate what Canada is all about. We are the only country on the planet which one person cannot know, where one has to...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
have just returned from my daily walk with my dog around the park and along the waterfront. Now that the snow has melted, I am disgusted with two groups of people: those who throw their garbage onto the ground and those who do not pick up after their...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
While the Province pulling funding for Sport Alliance makes the Future of Ontario Games unclear, what remains clear is, the Haliburton 55+ Summer Games are underway and could prove the most successful ever. Our seniors play, compete and have fun with...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
I am calling on the government in the strongest terms to provide increased, stable, long-term funding to our municipalities in the upcoming federal budget. Currently, despite providing increased services, municipalities receive only eight to nine cents...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
I have always been so proud to be a Canadian. We have been perceived as nice, funny and generous people by the world as a whole. Our armed forces, which were modest for most of my life, were sent around the world in a peacekeeping capacity.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Thank you, thank you,thank you To all of you who put forth your time and efforts, voting and supporting Haliburton for the title of Hockeyville 2015. Your support is sincerely appreciated by all of us who were working on this.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
I am saddened to hear of the possible closing of V & S. They have been a cornerstone business for years. I guess we are all getting what we deserve. When people boast about how they got some item cheaper online or that it is cheaper in Peterborough....
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Hello my name is Jack Gmuzdek I am 9 and I m in Grade 4 French immersion. Today I am going to tell you about the SIRCH Cook it Up program at Baked and Battered. I appreciate it a lot. So this is the story of how I came to like Peruvian food.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Haliburton has welcomed even more Juno award winners and nominees than Lynda Shadbolt mentioned in her column last week (Green Meadow, March 31). Lynda included mainly performers from the folk and country genres, but we ve also had many from the....
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Thank you for the article last week about the significant gaps in the Internet broadband service. Your story was from north of the village of Haliburton. South, on the Old Donald Road, we are struggling with the same issues of cost and reliability.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
To the Editor, We live in a very legalistic era, so much so that people spend time sorting out what they can do and what they can t do, leaving very little time to do what they should do. Lately much time has been devoted on should marijuana be...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
I read with interest and some nostalgia the article from the March 7, 1995 edition of The Echo which talks of closing 43 lake trout lakes to winter fishing and restricting fishing on 42 others. Twenty years ago, the outdoors association used the MNR ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Six years ago I made a life changing decision to move to the Highlands. Not being a native of the Highlands, I was unfamiliar with its unique beauty, countless lakes, overwhelming wildlife, or the people that I was fortunate enough to meet and...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
This was our first experience in Ontario s 55+ Winter Games and it was wonderful. We would like to thank the committee for planning such a great event. The organization was incredible, right from the streamlined registration process to the closing...
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