Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The series, which is called Winter Blues at the Blue Line, will run from January to May, on the last Friday of each month. As its title indicates it s a blues series; and it s so great to see the blues finally established in the Highlands.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
At last week s Enviro-Cafe in Haliburton, attendees watched a few short videos about issues around plastic and potential solutions, and then shared their collective frustration about what to do. The Enviro-Cafe was run by Environment Haliburton and too
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School drama class brought ABBA songs to life through a production of Mamma Mia at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton this week.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Get your submissions in by Jan. 15 for the Helluva Hut ice fishing hut makeover contest to be eligible to win a makeover worth $5,000, including prizes.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Stuart Baker Elementary School music teacher Drew Hewitt is already envisioning a holiday concert number next year with more than two dozen ukulele players, strumming an uplifting tune thanks to a successful application for a $2,500 national grant.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Beth O Connor said she was so inspired by an end-of-year article in the paper detailing the commitment and conviction of volunteers to the SIRCH organization s Community Kitchen program, that she wanted to help.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The provincial government has announced Dysart s share of the gas tax funding for public transit service. Dysart will receive $14,933, which goes to the DYMO bus service, which provides transportation for persons with disabilities.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The OPP is warning people of a new scam phone call in which the caller says you ve won $12.5 million and a new car.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
As of Jan. 1, penalties for driving with a handheld wireless communication device, such as a cellphone, have increased for drivers in Ontario.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Joe and Janis Blimkie are filled with gratitude for Barry Line residents who gave them blankets and brought them home after a bad car accident mid-afternoon on Sunday, Jan. 6.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Former MP Barry Devolin has launched TravelMaven, a new tour and travel planning company and will host a TravelMaven Information Night at the United Church in Haliburton on Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Held from Jan. 18 to Jan. 20, this Ontario Federation of Sleddog Sports Triple Crown Race Series boasts mushers from all over the province, Quebec and the northern United States, vying for a $5,000 purse.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Smoke alarms saved the lives of a family on Wigamog Road during a house fire on Tuesday, Jan. 8, Dysart s fire chief says.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
When the clock struck midnight, bringing us from 2018 into 2019, for many the change of the date also brought about new focus in the form of New Year s resolutions.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
In the very early morning hours of Jan. 3, Kenlee Ella Wilson became Haliburton County s newest resident.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association is hoping the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will revisit its decision to cease its assistance in an egg collection program that supplies eggs for the Haliburton Fish Hatchery.
Friday, December 21, 2018
It s all about giving back. Grade 12 student Chloé Samson has loved being the Trillium Lakelands District School Board student trustee, voted by student representatives to start the school year. The student trustee s responsibilities include...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Local dining establishments open their doors every year to give residents the opportunity to access a hot meal and a place to celebrate.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Residents of Harcourt Park are hoping the Municipality of Dysart et al will provide them with some financial assistance, as the private community seeks to replace a bridge within its boundaries.
Friday, December 21, 2018
About a year ago, Steve Roberts, then president of the Rotary Club of Haliburton, and Walt McKechnie, Dysart et al s Ward 5 councillor, had the same idea at the same time: repurposing the leftover cement pad at the old skate park by converting it into an
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The large crowd welcomed the county s new warden, Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County council, along with the councils of its lower-tier municipalities, has opted in to allowing marijuana stores within its boundaries, and asked staff to produce a municipal cannabis policy statement.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County, and its lower-tier townships, have jointly attained the services of an integrity commissioner, county councillors confirming that appointment during their Dec. 12 meeting.
Monday, December 17, 2018
I m tucked into the basket of my sled under a fleece blanket, camera around my neck, hands clutching the top rail as a team of Siberian huskies pull me and the driver, Scott Dressel, through the unseasonably snowy trails owned by Winterdance Dogsled Tours
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