Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Sylvia Holland always loves a new adventure.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The following are brief reports of items discussed at the annual general meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Arts Council held at the Haliburton Highlands Museum on Dec. 2.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Following some public concern over the $2.1 million cost of a centralized electronic records system, reported in the Nov. 3 issue of The Echo, board member Jeffrey Gollob addressed the letters to the editor which mentioned the conditions of area long-term
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
While the provincial government recently announced that beer would soon be sold in grocery stores, those living in Haliburton County may want to contain their excitement.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
For the past 20 years the Home Builders have co-ordinated and collected toys and food for the food banks of the county.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Later this month Ontario is expected to take the lead with concussion legislation in Canada following the death of a 17-year-old teenage girl days after being rendered unconscious while playing rugby.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Haliburton County is being given an educational opportunity with the Living Works suicide alertness program called safeTALK (Suicide Alertness For Everyone Tell Ask Listen Keep safe) offered on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Minden Commun
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The U-Links Centre for Community-Bases Research, along with the Haliburton County Farmers Market Association, are applying for funding from the Rural Ontario Institute s Measuring Rural Community Vitality Initiative.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The GeoTour committee has been hard at work planning for the next few years, with ideas on how to expand their popular attraction in Highlands East.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Three of the four men charged with murder in the 2011 killing of Haliburton County man Ryan Kennedy have been convicted on various charges.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
When Leora Berman was thinking of a star for a new documentary she was planning, she never dreamt she would find such an ideal candidate.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Addressing barriers to employment and continuing education such as transportation and affordable child care and housing could help reduce poverty in Haliburton County.
Monday, November 30, 2015
A letter circulating to area councils from the Trillium Lakelands District School Board has some politicians worried about the future of local schools.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The Harcourt Community Centre was destroyed in a fire on Sunday, Nov. 29. No one was injured in the fire, which is believed to be electrical. Highlands East firefighters attended to the scene.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
In the last years of his life, Saeed Sam Jadidi seemed to have found a home in the Highlands. Amongst the lakes and the lush green hills with his beloved shih-tzu Moness by his side, Saeed found a peaceful place and a way of life that suited him well.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
After 16 years of serving up savory burgers and hotdogs, Leftovers has closed its doors. The eatery located on County Road 21, next door to Antiques and Neat Stuff, originally started out as a hotdog stand, said owner operator Steve Dunec.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Those interested in finding employment in the trades are invited to come to a free session on Thursday, Nov. 26 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Haliburton Legion to hear from employers themselves about what is needed in the sector.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
For Shannon Hunter municipal work kind of runs in the family.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
When Joanne Barnes attended the last organizing meeting for the Highlands Christmas Shindig on Wednesday at Canoe FM she was near tears, overcome with emotion about the upcoming benefit event ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
A group of residents have started a committee to sponsor a refugee, or family of refugees, who will call Haliburton County their home.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
There was electricity in the air and on people s minds at a roundtable discussion on staying competitive in today s electricity market that drew approximately 20 area business leaders.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Standing on Highway 60 on a warm summer evening in August, a field naturalist lets out a long, vibrant, rich howl into the dark night sky.
Monday, November 23, 2015
After much discussion, council has decided to budget for a pedestrian crossing on the west side of the intersection of Highland Street, York Street and Cedar Avenue.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The popular summer camp known as Hockey Haven is looking for a long-term home in Haliburton.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Many Canadians felt the fear and anguish the French endured on Nov. 13 when co-ordinated terrorist attacks rocked Paris, killing 129, but few had the additional burden of knowing someone directly in harm s way.
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