Tuesday, January 9, 2018
When fire destroyed The Great Haliburton Feed Company on a frigid evening in November of 2014, the community stepped up. Support for the store and the owners, Maureen Adams and Charles McAleaney, flooded in.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Getting a pay increase for Dysart et al councillors is more difficult than one would expect.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The Aging Well Committee of Haliburton County would like to thank the community and politicians for sharing in our journey to create an Age Friendly Master Plan for Haliburton County.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
This is our last newspaper before Christmas and includes our annual Season s Greetings special section. Each year, we assemble this supplement trying to capture some of what makes the holidays special both locally and in a wider sense.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
At a friends house for dinner recently, conversation turned (as it almost always does nowadays) to Donald Trump and Roy Moore. And there it stayed for some two hours straight as we guffawed and tsk-tsked about the state of the States.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The councillors on the Haliburton County planning committee should be commended for recognizing and attempting to deal with the problems associated with County Road 21 as it enters Haliburton Village.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Downtown Haliburton is the place to be this holiday season! Please join us and experience the beauty of all the window displays and decorations. Each year businesses spend many hours preparing their businesses to host you for your Christmas shopping.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The stomach-turning, fear-inducing, heart-breaking trial of Basil Borutski ended Nov. 24 with relatively little fanfare.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
People developing the technology and social media programs were not thinking about the amount of anxiety, depression, isolation, bullying, etc., that would be created intentionally or unintentionally. I don t think anyone could have anticipated the rise
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Christmas is the time of year when every retail business goes all-out with their product displays. It might seem at times that stores go over the top in their attempts to get you to part with your hard-earned dollars, but there s method to the madness, an
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The merry season of Christmas is progressing in the minds of many at this time of year. For some people it is a sad time of the year when they grieve the loss of a loved one in a significant way. The merry is nowhere to be felt.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Bill did it again! That s what I exclaimed to my wife, Janice, upon returning home from last Wednesday night s concert at St. George s Anglican Church.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
As a parent of two teenagers and a professional who works to help others in our community, I am hearing and having this conversation with our youth, multi-sector front line workers and directors leaders of varying organizations. I
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
I m sure everyone understands how uncomfortable it must be for Dysart council to discuss suggested increases to their own pay. Doing extensive research and then making appropriate adjustments is, no doubt, one way to handle it. However, some jurisdictions
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Every week, this paper features a pic of the past that shows a piece of local history. Frequently, images come from Haliburton s downtown area many decades ago.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
As a community, we haven t been doing a good enough job listening to young people. Among us we find examples of exceptional people going out of their way to help kids and teenagers, but as a collective we haven t done enough.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Radon is a gas naturally occurring during the breakdown of uranium in the earth. Typically, as this process happens, radon is dispersed into the air, posing no health risk.
Friday, November 10, 2017
I believe there is a place for art-making in everyone s life, especially the lives of our brothers and sisters who struggle to fit into society s standard definition of normal, and experience debilitating feelings of isolation, anguish and anxiety as a
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
I invited myself onto Phylis Baker s Canoe FM morning show last week to chat about Rails End Gallery s latest exhibition.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This morning I reached down and took hold of the Remembrance Day poppy that I had picked up from the army fellow sitting outside at the West Guilford Shopping Centre the day before.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This is the second year that we re publishing our We Remember feature, composed of images readers send in of loved ones who served over the years.
Friday, November 3, 2017
For the first seven to eight years of my daughter s life she spent a lot of time at Head Lake Park running around on the playground. It was where she met her friends. She got strong as she ran, climbed and played on the swings.
Friday, November 3, 2017
Those who attend cultural activities in the Highlands will be familiar with the under-appreciated world-class act. A place as small as Haliburton has a hard time drawing the audiences needed to break even on many events, whether it be a Juno-award-winning
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Human trafficking happens in our community. It s hard to imagine, perhaps because representations in the media typically show images of young women brought from another country, smuggled across the ocean, ending up in an urban area ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
World Stroke Day is Sunday, Oct. 29. This year s theme is What s Your Reason for Preventing Stroke. Stroke effects everyone we all have a reason to prevent it. The effects of stroke on survivors can be devastating to a person s body, mobility and s
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