Friday, January 1, 2016
LIFE -- Mike Jackson was always smiling. Anyone who knew him would agree.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
LIFE -- On Nov. 9, Highlands East councillors passed a resolution in support of an amendment to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that would recognize every Canadian's right to a healthy environment.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
LIFE -- It's the kind of celebration that happens once every century. On Oct. 11, three of the five surviving generations of the Heaven family marked 100 years in the Highlands at a special reunion where it all began...
Monday, September 21, 2015
LIFE -- The Trillium Lakelands District School Board hasn’t received any formal complaints about the new health and physical education curriculum, but some local parents are questioning changes made to its sexual education component...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
LIFE -- The second last week of summer in the Highlands is generally the first of two weeks when heavy consumer traffic begins to decline and seasonal staff returns to school. This year, businesses around the county...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
LIFE -- When there’s a meal at the Kosy Korner named for you, you know you are an iconic Haliburtonian. Gerald Marshall, or Cowboy as he was often known around town, didn’t even have to order the ‘Cowboy Special’ on his regular visits to the Kosy...
Friday, August 7, 2015
LIFE -- Local children and parents had people sucking on lemons and enjoying lemonade for a cause they're very passionate about...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
NEWS -- From an early age, local MP Barry Devolin was passionate about politics. "I've always been interested in it," said Devolin in an interview with The Highlander. "When I was in elementary and high school...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
LIFE -- West Guilford resident Nancy Brink shook her head in disbelief as the community recognized her as the Citizen of the Year on Canada Day...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
LIFE -- Fourteen students from the Wilberforce Elementary School (WES) have officially graduated and will be attending high school next year...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
LIFE -- Dozens of proud parents, guardians and family members filled the gymnasium at J.D. Hodgson Elementary School on June 23 for this year's Grade 8 graduation ceremony...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
LIFE -- Family and friends gathered at the Cardiff Community Centre to celebrate the Grade 3 Cardiff Elementary School (CES) students as they graduated and moved on to Wilberforce...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
LIFE -- With big smiles and bright outfits, this year's Grade 8 graduates took their last walk across the stage...
Monday, June 22, 2015
LIFE -- It’s a story that needed to be told. Kim Emmerson is a bit of a local history buff. So when he stumbled upon a missing link in the county’s history books, he decided to do some digging...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
LIFE -- Marianne Davis found herself turning to Google for answers when her husband Steve was diagnosed with a rare condition known as a spinal stroke...
Monday, May 4, 2015
LIFE -- After seeing how another community was able to collect donated prom dresses and give them away, local resident Nancy Lowes thought it was something that could be duplicated...
Friday, February 13, 2015
EVENTS -- For the second straight year, Minden residents and businesses have stepped forward to support their angels. Harper Tiffin, and Tathan and Tecwyn McCutcheon live with Angelman Syndrome...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
LIFE -- Next time you’re in town and just need to take a load off your feet, now you have a place to go. The R.E.C. Room opened on Dec. 19, and manager Nick Adams hopes...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
LIFE -- It’s been two years in the making, but Minden Food Bank’s new food centre is officially open and operational. Minden Food Bank manager Joanne Barnes...
Sunday, December 21, 2014
LIFE -- More than a year ago, Don Popple sold a Haliburton landmark, Curry Motors, to Bill Campbell. Since then, the 71-year-old businessman has stayed on...
Monday, December 8, 2014
LIFE -- Last summer, Noreen Rankin’s life was changed forever. On Aug. 3, 2013, she lost her husband of over 55 years. However, where more widows would being the grieving process...
Monday, December 8, 2014
LIFE -- With stiff competition from across Canada entering the Aviva Community Fund contest, one local charity is looking to the community for their support to advance to the finals...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
LIFE -- The message was loud and clear at the inaugural Haliburton County Heat Bank fundraiser: no one should have to go without heat during the winter. On Nov. 16...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
LIFE -- With influences such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and John Mayer, 14-year-old Cassidy Glecoff is poised to pursue a career in music. It was just three years ago that the...
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