Tuesday, April 16, 2019
As I sit here to write my article I look out the window and I can see that rain and freezing rain will begin shortly. I was outside a lot of yesterday and it was warm and sunny and I got attached to it. I keep believing that winter is over and the warm sp
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Compared to many in Haliburton County I don t drive much. My commute is barely long enough for me to hear a single song on the car radio before I m safely parked at work. In fact, the walk from the Head Lake parking lot across Highland Street to the Echo
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Wow! Thank you to the residents of Haliburton and surrounding areas. A couple of weeks ago I proposed an idea to the Haliburton Echo newspaper. I had just finished a painting of your beloved 2616 Locomotive, in celebration of the 100th year that CNR has b
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
It has been more than eight weeks since the evacuation of Highland Wood began. A leaking roof had begun in one wing of the small long-term care residence attached to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services hospital. The calls began to go out to relatives
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
In response to the March 5 article in the Haliburton Echo Allowing snowmobiles on Highland Street, Aging Well Haliburton County respectfully asks that Dysart et al council maintain and enforce the current bylaw. We agree that something needs to be do
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Once again, the youth in Haliburton County is leading conversation in our community. Following weeks of climate change protests at the municipal building in Haliburton led by teenager Jürgen Shantz, young people are now raising issue with announced red
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
A letter to the editor from Pat Brezina of Minden.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The federal government s plan to offset the cost of its carbon tax for residents of Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Saskatchewan could be missed by people filing their 2018 taxes. The new Climate Action Incentive (Schedule 14) has been added to the s
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
When you already feel despair about the current trajectory of the plight of the earth due to human s impact, when you ve read the research on altered agricultural patterns and rapid acceleration of species loss, when you ve seen the images of the impact o
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Jim and I had the pleasure of attending our first ever stag and doe last night in the cozy village of West Guilford. We were a wee bit hesitant to go because we weren t sure how many people we would know, but off we went. Of course we were welcomed with
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is reminding the public of the importance of vaccinations after three linked cases of whooping cough surfaced in Northumberland County, the southernmost area of the health unit s region.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To the Editor, In celebration of the 100th year of the CNR I created a wintry scene with the Black Beauty that has graced your town since 1960. She was a workhorse and served the railway well in her time. I thought this would be a timely, fitting, tri
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To the Editor, Who could ever have imagined the goodwill of 397 people at a free pancake supper resulting in $3,301 in donations?!
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
But we all need to take a step back and think about the person on the other side of the computer screen. Are our comments helpful and constructive, or are we instead wounding them for something that is not as serious as we re making it? Are our comments s
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
I m writing in regard to the Dysart Feb. 14 council budget meeting, in particular to address comments by Councillor John Smith as he questions the value of funding institutions such as the Rails End Gallery.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
When my daughter was born I began keeping a family journal that was about our everyday life. Art, or pieces of art were glued in. Short stories of our days were recorded. As soon as Madeline could hold a pen or crayon she contributed in her own way.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Awareness of the importance of eliminating single-use plastics has been building in Haliburton.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
I came to Haliburton for a chiropractic appointment Friday afternoon. I parked at a meter on Highland Street and proceeded to try to reach the meter by walking down a slushy road to a wee shovelled spot, by a homeowner, through a snowbank enabling me to w
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Just wanted to let the community know that the recent Haliburton Lions Polar Bear Plunge was a huge success raising over $7,700 for the two hospitals. Our Haliburton Hospital was pledged $4,359 and The Hospital for Sick Children was pledged $3,415.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Recently at a meeting held locally in which an engineer was describing the accessibility features in a new building, he said the elevator linking two floors was a win. Soon after that, at another public meeting, it was noted that planning on the part of
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
I have a friend whose mother is turning 83 today and she is on her way back from her first yoga retreat in Ecuador. She absolutely loved her adventure and loved her yoga experience.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The staff working on Dysart s septic reinspection program have a challenge ahead of them this year as they attempt to stay on schedule.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Yesterday I was at Highland Wood while moving day unfolded around me. Circumstances called for the residents to be moved out of Highland Wood until the proper repairs replacement can be made to the roof. As you can imagine, there was a lot of activity a
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Anyone who has moved up to Haliburton in a hurry will tell you it s hard to find somewhere to live.
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