Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Now that we ve said our goodbyes to 2018 with all of its ups and downs, it s time to look forward to the year to come. 2019 will provide puzzles for our local political representatives and require much energy from those working to create new projects to b
Friday, December 21, 2018
One of my favourite parts of putting together the annual Season s Greetings section of the paper is reading the kids letters. Over the past couple of weeks I ve been reading a lot of Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday submissions as our staff assembled seve
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Nominating someone takes very little time in comparison to how that person will feel when they find out their efforts have been noticed.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
On behalf of our 120 downtown Haliburton businesses, led by our volunteer board of management, I would like to wish everyone a very happy New Year. Each January we all think of ways to be better, whether it is mentally, physically or emotionally, or all o
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Dear Friend, Thank you for the bag of tennis balls that you gave to me and my brother. We are going to play with them a lot with our dog Candy.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Young Ed s letter evokes good memories of the nature of the village in my younger years. In the late 1940s I lived on the main street of the village and was witness to the flavour of town activity described in Ed s letter.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Dysart Telephone System was owned and operated by the municipality, which had a phone exchange at about the site of the Bank of Montreal. There was also an independent Dysart Hydro concern which was owned and operated by Dysart et al. Around 1953 the
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
If you talk to any yogi, they will tell you that one of their favourite parts of the practice is yoga nidra. Yoga nidra can be practised at the end of a regular yoga class, or it can be done on its own any time of the day. It is a practice of deep rest
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
I found myself tearing up over a pomegranate the other night. As I wrestled with the fruit, first trying to scoop the red seeds out with a spoon and then giving up and using my fingers, covering the counter, cupboards and toaster oven in juice, I couldn t
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Our family, Hugh and Edna Burke, myself and my twin sisters, lived down an alley off Lake Avenue in a house two doors west of Lake overlooking Highway 21 and the rail track along the south end of Head Lake. Behind us, lived Bill Davis with his grandparent
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Being human is a lot of work every single day. Compared to most of the world we live with so much abundance around us and yet we all struggle. We struggle for many reasons. The loss of a loved one. Family circumstances that aren t what we expected. Our ow
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
College and university students needed tuition relief. Ontario s tuition fees are higher than those in most of Canada, and well above what many young people and their families can afford.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
If I was asked to sit around a table with a group of people and debate what would be the most fun thing to do on a Saturday night in winter in Haliburton County, I would definitely argue hands down that everyone should listen to great music and maybe even
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.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
It s the time of year again when the Rails End Gallery holds its annual Members Salon, wherein members of the gallery, who happen to be artists, get to display their works, created on a theme. This year again the theme is the elements, and the name of th
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 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 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 5, 2019
Letters to the Editor published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Haliburton Echo.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Three cheers for Luann Coghlan and the Highland Wood community for embarking on a mural project that has transformed a corner of the Haliburton long-term care home into a picturesque farm scene.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
To the Editor, Thanks to the Echo for their coverage in last week s edition of special musical events which recently happened in two of our local schools.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
To the Editor, We should heed Ernie Demuth s advice about dealing with forest problems early on. And extrapolate to apply it to lakes and water, wildlife, and plants in our area.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Economic development and physician recruitment aren t commonly paired in job descriptions. However, as concepts particularly when we re talking about the growth of Haliburton County they are a perfect couple.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
While heading home to Bobcaygeon via County Road 1, mid-morning Monday, Jan. 21 after spending a long weekend near Haliburton, the car suddenly started making horrible noises and I pulled off immediately.
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
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