Tuesday, September 13, 2016
EDUCATION -- Students of Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) were greeted by a new principal on Tuesday.
Monday, September 12, 2016
NEWS -- Haliburton Refugee Sponsorship Committee volunteer Sean Pennylegion will drive a Syrian refugee family of 11 from Pearson International Airport to Haliburton Sept. 19.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
NEWS -- As the large crowd entered Ontario’s first completely off-grid Alternative Energy Presentation Centre, the students who built it embraced their teachers one last time in a group hug a few yards away.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
NEWS -- Greystone Project Management president Patrick Dubé has no idea why his latest project, a three-storey building with 21 units, is being met with such resistance from a small, but very vocal group of residents living in that area.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
NEWS -- A 29-year-old man died Sunday afternoon after diving off a cliff and striking a rock.
Friday, September 2, 2016
NEWS -- The OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit was back in the Spruce Lake area today as part of an ongoing investigation into the death of a Bowmanville man.
Friday, September 2, 2016
NEWS -- A fire dubbed ‘the Beast’ due to its intensity in Fort McMurray would be unlikely in Haliburton County, sources say.
Friday, September 2, 2016
NEWS -- Residents of Big Bob Lake should be able to get their boats out of the water this season following an apparent agreement between the Township of Minden Hills and a private landowner who’s blocked access.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
NEWS: Following many years of service, Dysart et al’s public works director Brian Nicholson is leaving his post, The Highlander has learned.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
NEWS -- Although it was only recently announced that Autumn Smith will become the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce’s new manager, the former radio host has been planning and developing new managerial skills for months.
Friday, August 26, 2016
HEALTH -- An unimpressive break room in the depths of the Haliburton Hospital is where Haliburton resident Diane Smith goes to talk about the cancer that threatened her life for several years.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
NEWS -- Every time they think about their new home base, employees with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) should see it as a testament to how much Canadians value the work they do.
Friday, August 19, 2016
NEWS -- The first county-wide fire ban since 2012 was lifted Aug. 18, and the county's fire coordinator said most residents took it very seriously.
Friday, August 19, 2016
UPDATE: A 67-year-old man died this morning after hitting a tree with his car on County Road 121 between Ravine Road and Denna Lake Road.
Friday, August 19, 2016
NEWS -- With the help of engineers and architects, buildings without permits in the Haliburton Forest should meet code within a few months, says general manager Malcolm Cockwell.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
NEWS -- Two separate but related Internet projects will increase speeds at Wi-Fi hot spots and bring high-speed to some previously unserviced county areas.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
NEWS: The County of Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes are bringing the 20,000 Homes Campaign to the area.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
NEWS -- Vice president of the North Frontenac Telephone Company (NFTC). Roughley met with members of Dysart et al’s economic development committee Monday afternoon and told them if his company doesn’t get the final nod from the county by Labour Day ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
NEWS -- Record dry conditions are creeping into Haliburton County, which is why some lakes in the Gull River Watershed can expect up to a 30 cm water loss over the next two weeks.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
NEWS -- After passing the township’s first-ever renewable energy policy earlier this summer, members of the renewable energy taskforce in Minden Hills presented the policy to county council to see if there was any interest ...
Thursday, August 4, 2016
NEWS -- Two Minden Hills women, who volunteered to work in the Scotchline landfill recycling tent last summer, say they are “disappointed” by a council decision that they cannot continue this year.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
NEWS -- The Township of Minden Hills will tomorrow put out a pre-qualification tender for the building and design of its new $2 million fire hall.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
NEWS -- A small creek on Swinson Road is usually a sight to behold, says resident Peter John, but it was recently marred by a pile of garbage that was carelessly dumped into the water.
Monday, July 25, 2016
BUSINESS -- Early plans for a new Walker's Home Hardware store in Haliburton were revealed during a regular council meeting in Dysart et al Monday morning.
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