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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
A letter to the editor by Jackie Gentle of Haliburton
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Summer is here, services and businesses are reopening, and all around us we see a jarring collision of perspectives on the coronavirus and the measures needed to protect ourselves.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The following is a letter to the public from Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
It has become abundantly clear that the most effective, positive, immediate efforts the general public can make to help stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Re: Cemetery rules changing following mother s social media post, Haliburton Echo, June 23
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
I spent the last year listening to my brain. I kept reinforcing the many reasons why I know I shouldn t get another dog. I swore after Bella died I would never go through losing another animal ever again. I made lists.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The 2020 graduating class had already learned and experienced growth through so much. Yes, they ve faced the typical challenges of high school students, and of those in a rural community with limited internet capability or public transportation ...
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Here in the Haliburton Highlands, land acknowledgements are becoming more common, but haven t yet been embraced as extensively as they could be.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
A letter to the editor from the Haliburton Concert Series organizers
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
It is no wonder that people get disturbed with the way some of these folks act!
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
We all have stories we ll tell about our time in this pandemic. How we spent our time, what we learned about ourselves, what was important every day, and how we got through it. We have all faced challenges.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
As information about the spread of coronavirus and the devastating effects of the virus throughout the world has infiltrated our sources of information, much has been said about the state of our mental health during a global pandemic.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Our editorial this week
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
We are all given a lot in life that we don t understand. Things that we don t necessarily want. Life is not always fair, even or just. We can t control everything. What we can do is love the friends, the people, the acquaintances we have in our life.
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Our editorial for the week of June 2, 2020.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Saying goodbye is usually a face-to-face, hand-to-hand experience. But not this year. So, as we move out of the county on May 1, we must find a different way of saying thank you to our friends, neighbours, and community that have been home and family.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
If you re reading this while being safe and following all of the recommended best practices for preventing COVID-19, you re awesome and you certainly don t need me telling you what to do.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
As a cottage property owner, I was happy to read the message from Mayor Andrea Roberts in last week s Echo.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Some of the images that will remain, long after the COVID-19 isolation is over, are the long lines of fire trucks and other vehicles driving past hospitals in salute of medical staff. We re all united ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
During a time when it seems that all of the stories coming from long-term care facilities in Canada are heartbreakingly dismal, I would like to share a story of praise and gratitude.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The following is a letter to MPP Laurie Scott. On April 20 I sent you an email with a simple question. You did not choose to respond and I am not surprised. I will let you know that even at 76 years old I do not need to be told hundreds of times how to b
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
By the time this article comes out we will be in about day 57 of our social distancing.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Leash up your shaggy dog and don those golf cleats Ontario s stage one is here if you re ready for it.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Seventeen years ago, we purchased a cottage in the Haliburton area. After exploring many other recreational areas we chose Haliburton due to its vibrant nature; a place where people treated each other with dignity and respect, a thriving social and busine
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
I like to hang out with people who love Haliburton. To hear about characters from the old days. To share directions to quiet trails and hidden lakes and secret fishing holes. I like listening to hunting stories and hiking stories and artist stories and lo
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