Tuesday, July 17, 2018
One of the many things I love about summer is all the fresh food. It just gives me so much pleasure. It all starts when we plant our garden and start to eat the fresh produce.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Sixteen months ago, almost to the day, I walked out of the Haliburton Echo office and my life changed forever.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
One of the great strengths of the Haliburton area is the ebb and flow of people. Not just those who savour their weekends away from the city, but the retirees, the students and new entrepreneurs who choose to make the Highlands home full- or part time.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
The Highlands own Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary made headlines again this week as Monika Melichar made her way to Ottawa to assist the Bluesfest organizers in saving a killdeer nest.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
There are truly amazing people in Haliburton.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
My wife and I recently returned from a short visit to upper New York State (Clayton and Cape Vincent), an area we have visited many times in the past few years. It is lovely.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
We have become slaves to social media by way of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, texting, internet and more.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Before I go any further everyone needs to know I think being able to live in Haliburton is a true blessing every day.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Summer is finally here the first long weekend is upon us, kids are out of school and the county s towns are getting busy. It s time to let your hair down, pull up a deck chair and do some relaxing by the lake.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Re: public pool plus complex
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
One of the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of 2015 is for the Canadian education system to provide better teaching about Indigenous issues.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Re: Putting a pool on the agenda, Haliburton Echo, May 29 You have hit the nail on the head with regards to the Bracebridge sports facility.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Reducing single-use plastic has been dominating international news lately as troubling new information comes out about the amount of plastic in our oceans coupled with China s shift away from buying recycling waste from the West.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Letter to the editor
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
It s a message we hear all the time: that one person can make a difference, that a small ripple can lead to big waves, and especially of late, that every vote counts.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The pool debate has been raging for decades in this county. The biggest argument against it is that we just can t afford a big facility like what Bracebridge has. That we might be able to fundraise for the space or score a few government grants to do the
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The election is now looming large on the horizon with only a handful of days before Ontarians go to the polls. And in less than a week, we will have an opportunity locally to meet the candidates vying to represent us in provincial parliament during the al
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
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, 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.
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 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
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.
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