It was a beautiful and arresting sight for Jen Maher-Welch to see loons with their nest close to her West Guilford home. She d never seen anything like it in the 10 years of living on the river between Pine Lake and Green Lake.
The Rotary Club of Haliburton has honoured two of its long-standing members, Art Ward and Curry Bishop, with the Lifetime Achievement Award, a brand new award part of the club s 75th anniversary celebration.
Haliburton resident Leora Berman, chief operating officer and co-founder of charity The Land Between, was awarded the Roland Michener Conservation Award, a national award given by the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
More than $60,000 was raised for epilepsy research through Katie s Run in Haliburton on July 6. The eighth annual event included a five-kilometre and 10-kilometre trail run as well as a family-friendly, wheelchair and stroller accessible 2.5 km walk run.
George Brown College gerontology faculty and Aging Well Haliburton County exchanged strategies during a June 21 meeting at the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team Clinic to tackle problems seniors face in the community ...
Marika Lembo De Florio starts her days at 4 a.m., after just a few hours of sleep. But later in the morning when she answers the phone, she does so still with a cheery greeting, full of energy and raring to go.
A long-awaited announcement that the federal government will contribute funding to the Eastern Ontario Regional Network s cell gap project took place last week, meaning all the funding is in place, and the project can proceed.
Art on the Dock, hosted by the Kennisis Lake Cottage Owners Association, has three primary objectives: to give local artists an opportunity to sell their work; to ensure a friendly event for residents and visitors of the lake; and to raise funds ...
The Haliburton Highlands OPP along with members of the OPP s crime unit and its forensics team are investigating a homicide that took place in Highlands East in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 6.
Amanda Lytle is buzzing with energy as she talks about her new podcast, Safe Haven. She s got a list of more than 70 women who have either already been interviewed or who have agreed to be. She s got a new computer and a borrowed microphone. And she s got
Nichole Erickson wants people to know her father was a good man.
The daughter of Robert Brown, whose body was found in a Highland Street home on June 18, the victim of an apparent homicide, said he was a very kind and extremely genuine man.
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott has been named the Minister of Infrastructure, switching portfolios with Monte McNaughton who takes over the Minister of Labour position Scott has occupied since June of 2018.
Love is at the heart of why two J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School students donated money to the Hospital for Sick Children.
Grade 7 students Macie Hunter and Allie Todd, both of Haliburton, organized a fundraising draw at the school for three themed
In the warmer months when people are using their seasonal homes, we are a small library system trying to serve a much larger group of people. Our population swells by three times in the summer, but fortunately people using our services are patient and un
Summer has arrived and the Highlands Summer Festival is taking to the stage with something for everyone. The festival, which opens June 30, is promising a diverse offering of plays from a fantasy-filled musical to a one-woman show as well as a range o
Canada Day is entrenched in what it means to be Canadian a day for everything to be red and white and for maple leaves to adorn every surface but can you imagine what it would have been like to have been around for the very first Canada Day ?
Decades before longtime Haliburton Echo correspondent Eleanor Cooper wrote about the happenings of West Guilford there was a place in the newspaper to share bits and pieces of information about people who lived in the hamlet.
A legacy of acid rain, falling calcium levels in some forests and lakes has put pressure on the entire ecosystem, slowing the growth of trees and their ability to capture carbon and endangering calcium-rich aquatic lifeforms.
An inter-library loan service, allowing county residents to request and have delivered materials from outside the Haliburton County Public Library s collection, will remain suspended locally for the time being.
The 1129 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps took part in their annual inspection on June 15, bringing an end to a very busy year - so busy, you might have seen some of the members of the Corps, who are between 12 and 18, e
Composting in cottage country doesn t necessarily mean attracting critters.
Several local composting enthusiasts say proper use of a compost bin can eliminate many of the potential problems and create nutrient-rich soil for your garden.
Named for Katie Woudstra, Katie s Run has been at the forefront of raising awareness for epilepsy and fundraising for epilepsy research in this province, raising $250,000 in eight years.
Every year the event has a theme. This year s theme is loss.
The beauty and expression of art is the foundation of organizing work done by two Grade 7 students from J.D. Hodgson Elementary School. Annika Posti and Autumn Winder have organized for several months raising money for the Artist in the School and Communi
Six new sculptures will appear on Highland Street on Thursday, June 20 as part of the Haliburton Downtown Sculpture Exhibition. This is the second year for this joint project of the Haliburton Village BIA and the Haliburton Sculpture Forest.
Summer is coming. The debt of a cold winter and wet spring will soon be paid in full. Whether or not the weather cooperates, summer will officially begin at 11:54 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, June 21.
Dressed in formal clothing, high school students did their best impressions of international delegates debating and conferring about political issues at the Model United Nations symposium on Thursday, May 16 at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School.
A large group of hikers arrived at the Barnum Creek Nature Reserve on Saturday, May 11 keen to see the property recently donated to the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust by the Dobrzensky family and to learn about the wildflowers, leeks and other spring eph
Christopher O Mara spends much of his time with four-legged friends; from Monday to Thursday he s a dog groomer with Pretty Paws Pet Boutique and Spa in Haliburton, and on weekends he packs his pups in his Dodge Caravan and hits the road, competing in sho
Highlands Summer Festival will have a new president as it embarks on its 20th year. Brian Kipping of Haliburton said he will draw on his skills and experience, including executive management in the dairy industry and 30 years performing and eight year
Robert Fisher has been embracing the rural life since retiring from his decades-long career in television and radio journalism, getting used to power outages, learning to use a chainsaw and donning his orange tuque when hunting season rolls around.
Witness trees, trees that have stood through history and can help date when significant events like forest fires occurred by way of increment boring extracting a small sample of the core of the tree to analyze and count rings can help tell us about th