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.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Last year, 70,000 riders from over 200 communities nationwide took a ride on the Heart and Stroke Big Bike, presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Most of us can probably sense the conversation around mental health has shifted over the last decade. Topics that were once taboo about bipolar disorder, panic attacks or depression have become mainstream.
Monday, March 12, 2018
There aren t enough workers for the jobs that exist and the workers who are here don t always have the training they need. This isn t new information, but a recent presentation to Highlands East council ...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
I m back! The last time I was able to be with you was during the 2017 holiday season. Now we are just days away from spring 2018.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A recent CIBC poll found that 77 per cent of Canadians surveyed had been targeted by a financial fraud attempt.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Polar Bear Challenge recently held by the Haliburton and District Lions Club, as part of the annual Dysart Frost Festival, was a resounding success with approximately $6,900 collected for two hospitals, The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) ...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Yes, puppy yoga is a thing. And I did it.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
February is almost over, and with it, Black History Month.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
When people began spotting a deer in the village of Haliburton with an arrow protruding from its head, the first instinct for many was to call the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I discovered a writer last year that I really loved. Fredrik Backman lives in Sweden and he has written four novels to date, debuting in 2012 with A Man Called Ove. The Haliburton County Public Library has all four novels as well as the movie version of
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
My family and I have lived on the narrows for a few years. It is not a rare circumstance to hear snowmobiles going by at all hours of the day and night as soon as the ice sets. This past Friday, at 3 a.m., a pair of men went through the thin ice plunging
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
It s on these beautiful Canadian winter days when I m outside snowshoeing or skiing or walking to town or skating or watching dogsledding that I have these moments where I think and feel like the universe really loves me.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Twelve people in Haliburton County have been exceptionally lucky. Between Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, a dozen people found themselves on thin ice and then in the frigid water of local lakes.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
When RTO (Rural Transportation Options) began as a committee of Environment Haliburton! and we started to talk about public transportation in Haliburton County, we were greeted with skepticism and disbelief.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
It seems like council s been considering a transportation system forever. Much like the pool discussion, it returns again and again to the table for debate.
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