Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Re: public pool plus complex
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
One of the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of 2015 is for the Canadian education system to provide better teaching about Indigenous issues.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Re: Putting a pool on the agenda, Haliburton Echo, May 29 You have hit the nail on the head with regards to the Bracebridge sports facility.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Reducing single-use plastic has been dominating international news lately as troubling new information comes out about the amount of plastic in our oceans coupled with China s shift away from buying recycling waste from the West.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Letter to the editor
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
It s a message we hear all the time: that one person can make a difference, that a small ripple can lead to big waves, and especially of late, that every vote counts.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The pool debate has been raging for decades in this county. The biggest argument against it is that we just can t afford a big facility like what Bracebridge has. That we might be able to fundraise for the space or score a few government grants to do the
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
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
At the Haliburton Highlands Museum, Victoria Day marks the beginning of our summer programming season. To mark the weekend, we ll be hosting a special family friendly tea from 1:30 to 3 p.m. enjoy tea and treats, make a craft and learn a bit more about
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
It s been a year since our family, and our community has lost Phoenix Acero, and we want to express our deepest gratitude for the support we have felt from so many of you.
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.
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 1, 2018
Our editorial this week.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
It was 7:45 on a Thursday night in Haliburton Village. I was about to lock up and go join our board secretary, Dagmar, for a de-briefing beverage after a long board meeting when in walked Scotty, a drum circle regular toting a banjo. The open sign was o
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, April 10, 2018
I am writing today to share a personal story that I think really illustrates how wonderful our little town of Haliburton is.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
A couple of years ago I caught a bad case of ski envy, so I checked out the price of these magnificent boards online. Youch! So I sauntered over to JoAnne Sharpley s Source for Sports to take a look at what they had, and there was nothing like them.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
I just love it when I find myself in the middle of something that is so beautiful so intentional and uplifting. These kinds of experiences don t just happen out the blue. They are the result of careful planning, attention and focused love.
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 27, 2018
Anyone who knows me, knows that I love to receive personal mail. I correspond with people across North America, in the U.K. and Australia, and send hundreds of cards and letters every year.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Hello! We are the Haliburton Girl Guide unit. It is now springtime which means it s time for the classics, our chocolate and vanilla cookies!
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Over a year ago I wrote an article about Sophie Creelman, and how I was an undercover agent for this amazing young acrylic artist who is building her art business in Haliburton.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
John Francis Smith s brother Terry Smith was the first witness called in the coroner s inquest on Wednesday morning.
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