Tuesday, February 21, 2017
For all of its meaning to Haliburton, summer is woefully short. In July and August, we all pack in as many experiences as we can and among those is the Rotary parade.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
I ve never been inclined towards making art. In university, I was required to take two visual arts classes and struggled my way through both of them.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Kudos to county council for stepping up last week and recommending $25,000 be dedicated over two years to the YWCA women s shelter in Haliburton County (called HERS).
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Those of us who treasure multiculturalism and open borders and feel a responsibility to welcome others fleeing repression and violence into our country could only watch in horror over the weekend at the situation in the United States.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The world is changing becoming more connected, more wired, less personal, less tangible. We see this in every aspect of our lives. It has transformed how we watch TV, how we communicate with friends, our shopping habits and, yes, our banking.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Over the weekend, police in the Bracebridge area spent Saturday evening and Sunday searching for a missing snowmobiler near Sopher s Landing in Gravenhurst. Around 8 p.m. witnesses say they saw a sled travelling along the lake toward open water and then d
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Discovering our history By Jenn Watt
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
In Haliburton County, 2016 offered a relatively even-keeled year, despite fireworks on the international stage.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Christmas tends to bring out the best in us. The month of December in the Highlands is always a time of incredible joy and charity and this year has been a banner year for it.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Let’s get moving By Jenn Watt
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Gerald Irish, local educator, lifelong Highlands resident and prolific writer, died Nov. 17.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Making appointments By Jenn Watt Nov. 22, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Fire prevention advocates came up with a brilliant association when they coupled checking your smoke detector when Daylight Saving Time is observed twice a year.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
New generation remembers By Kate Butler, Special to the Echo
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
It started out just like any other journey.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
From Syria with love By Jenn Watt
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
This weekend is the Volunteer and Wellness Fair in Haliburton, combining the Lions Club wellness event and the volunteer fair, and for those with a bit of spare time and an urge to dig into the community this is the perfect event to check out.
Friday, October 7, 2016
If at first you don t succeed, try, try again. Or, in the case of quitting smoking, try, try, try, try, try you get the picture.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
The Hateful Apple By Jenn Watt
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Aside from giving the provincial government a chance to press the reset button on its flagging poll numbers, the prorogation of the legislature earlier this month had another side effect: bills making their way through the legislative process died.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Five days after last year s Take Back the Night walk against sexual and domestic violence, the region was shocked by a triple murder in Wilno, about an hour and a half northeast of Haliburton.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Elizabeth May made her way to Haliburton County just as the rains started falling again.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Stop for school buses By Jenn Watt
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Without thoughtful, planned, constant action, it s highly likely the health of our lakes would degrade rapidly.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Next week the final installment of a three-part series on general stores will be published in the long-weekend issue of this paper.
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