Monday, May 8, 2017
We rely on news reports and updates on social media to know what s happening when we can t see it for ourselves. But the lure of paying witness to crisis drew concerned and curious people out into the cold rain in downtown Minden on the weekend ...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Discussion at last week s Dysart council meeting about hanging art in council chambers has raised the ire of many in the community.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
A letter in last week s paper featured several Environment Haliburton members sharing tips about composting in honour of Earth Day. One of the key features of their input was how to effectively compost without attracting bears.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
In 1969, an oil spill off the coast of California so disturbed Democrat Senator Gaylord Nelson that he rallied fellow politicians (on both sides of the aisle imagine that!) to come together for an environmental teach-in.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
This month, the provincial government is set to introduce a plan for an expansive pilot project to test the efficacy of guaranteed basic income.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Haliburton Highlands is in its infancy as a culinary tourism destination. We have great places to eat and some unique products to offer, but compared to agricultural powerhouses in southern Ontario, wine country and the like, this region is still a seedli
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
One thing they don t tell high school students as they head into university is that many academic courses are designed to teach you to be an academic. University programs, for the most part, are there to cultivate critical thinking ...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Quiet caring By Jenn Watt
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
While it may seem like the 2018 municipal election is still a long way away, plans are already in motion for finalizing aspects such as voting methods to be used come next fall.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Over the past month or so there s been an obvious attempt by Hydro One and the provincial Liberals to find ways to get energy costs under control.
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.
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