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.
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 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
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!
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, February 27, 2018
February is almost over, and with it, Black History Month.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Yes, puppy yoga is a thing. And I did it.
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, March 6, 2018
A recent CIBC poll found that 77 per cent of Canadians surveyed had been targeted by a financial fraud attempt.
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, 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, May 1, 2018
Our editorial this week.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
It was 7:45 on a Thursday night in Haliburton Village. I was about to lock up and go join our board secretary, Dagmar, for a de-briefing beverage after a long board meeting when in walked Scotty, a drum circle regular toting a banjo. The open sign was o
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Spring is a good time to think about resilience, as residents from around the county come out of the dark clutches of hibernation (or perhaps warm up in the sun after active days in the snow) and take in the spirit and season of renewal and growth ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
One of Haliburton s most iconic trees came down last week. The big old willow that once towered over the bridge in Head Lake Park took a beating during a windstorm at the beginning of the month.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
It s been a year since our family, and our community has lost Phoenix Acero, and we want to express our deepest gratitude for the support we have felt from so many of you.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
One of the most enjoyable parts of attending the Ontario Community Newspaper Association awards gala is seeing what other papers are up to.
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
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 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
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 am writing today to share a personal story that I think really illustrates how wonderful our little town of Haliburton is.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
At the Haliburton Highlands Museum, Victoria Day marks the beginning of our summer programming season. To mark the weekend, we ll be hosting a special family friendly tea from 1:30 to 3 p.m. enjoy tea and treats, make a craft and learn a bit more about
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