Think big to build small communities

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Almost every problem in Haliburton County can be solved by engaging and inspiring community residents, Peter Kenyon – one of the world’s top economic...

Connections key for dementia patients

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A rural living and dementia care conference, focusing on challenges, solutions and innovations associated with the terminal illness, provided hope and answers to some...

Plan to guide Highlands East into 2028

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Highlands East residents who did an online survey and took part in focus groups towards the township’s corporate strategic plan got to see the...

Financial testing coming to Haliburton high school

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The Ontario government has unveiled plans to improve financial literacy in high schools, introducing a new assessment students will need to pass to graduate....

Parents pan new bus plan

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A group of County moms are speaking out in the hopes of reversing a Trillium...

Think big to build small communities

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Almost every problem in Haliburton County can be solved by engaging and inspiring community residents,...

Connections key for dementia patients

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A rural living and dementia care conference, focusing on challenges, solutions and innovations associated with...

Plan to guide Highlands East into 2028

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Highlands East residents who did an online survey and took part in focus groups towards...

Financial testing coming to Haliburton high school

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The Ontario government has unveiled plans to improve financial literacy in high schools, introducing a...

Loop Troupe has 5,000 reasons to cheer

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Pretty soon, people won’t have to wonder whether someone is talking about beer, or Christmas...

Icelandic tradition lives on in Kinmount

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Kinmount will have more of a Nordic feel this weekend as relatives of early Icelandic...

Amazing Race will feature strange shenanigans

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The Haliburton Highlands Amazing Race is now open for registration, with Aug. 17 the date...

Bradley charged after vandalism

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County resident Richard Bradley said he will never give up the fight to reinstate the...

Petition calls for rural healthcare revamp

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Cathy Mauro, a volunteer with the ‘Reopen Minden ER’ group, is aiming to have 250,000...

David O’Brien retires from HHHS board

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After seven years of volunteering on the board of Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS), the...

Tank restoration ‘a long time coming’

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It wasn’t a bird, nor a plane that Haliburton residents saw flying through the air...

Hal high students talk homelessness

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The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) Interact club wants the community’s help coming up with...

Teacher organizing ‘bucket list’ trip overseas

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Darla Searle, a self-professed travel junkie, is giving County residents a once in a lifetime...

Risk: gift that keeps on giving

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Even today, after a highly successful 30-plus year career that has seen him paint pieces...

OPP detonate explosives at AH cottage

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Cottagers on Comak Crescent in Algonquin Highlands had what would have been an ordinarily quiet...

Petition launched to redo Wonderland Road

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After months of dealing with dust clouds and loose gravel that has damaged property at...

Province spends $375,000 on new digs at Silent Lake

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The Ontario government announced this week it plans to invest $375,000 building three new yurts...

‘True example of outstanding newspaper’

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Scoops seven awards The Highlander has again been named the best community newspaper in Ontario in...

County strikes incinerator working group

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County council will establish a staff working group to look into the possibility of incinerating...

Costs stall transit between Minden and Hali

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County coun. Bob Carter’s wish for a bus between Minden and Haliburton has stalled –...

Conference aims to change thinking around dementia

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McMaster University professor Sharon Kaasalainen has dedicated her life to researching ways to improve the...

Furniture getting last chance at SIRCH

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Kevin Dunlop stands outside a portable shed in front of the Thrift Warehouse in Haliburton,...

Pharmacy an extension of a calm household

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A familiar face from Todd’s Independent Grocer in Haliburton will soon be opening her own...

New era at Wilberforce Service Centre

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When Todd and Lindsay Watling were looking to escape the city in 2018, they turned...

Win a David Alexander Risk original

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County-based artist David Alexander Risk is the featured guest at the 2024 Haliburton Home and...

Sport celebrated at Hall of Fame ceremony

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“Haliburton doesn’t just play sports; it lives and breathes them,” student athlete Avery Degeer told...

CT scanner to arrive next month

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Construction on a new wing housing CT-related services at Haliburton Highlands Health Services will wrap...

Apples ‘key’ to peeling food insecurity

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Luba Cargill admitted she felt a little overwhelmed at times during last week’s All About...

Changing lives one smile at a time

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Volunteer Dental Outreach co-founder Dr. Bill Kerr said money the local non-profit is receiving from...

Union says it’s going to conciliation with HE

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The union representing 28 employees at Highlands East says it has voted unanimously in favour...

45th home and cottage show features artist

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For decades, the Haliburton Home and Cottage Show has served as the County’s unofficial kick-off...

Bringing the Spirit of Patsy Cline to Haliburton

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The Haliburton County Folk Society is presenting Christina Hutt and her five-piece band May 25...

Hal High gets a kick out of soccer

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Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s girls’ senior soccer team beat LCVI of Lindsay 1-0 May 15...

Minden markets back

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The Minden farmers market, and its accompanying artisan market, made a return for the 2024...

Apples part of the solution

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I can always trust this job to spring a surprise or two every now and...

Help them be here for you

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Melanie Klodt Wong and her board at the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation are pretty...

We love you, moms!

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Hands up if this column is the “oh sh… oot” warning you’ve been waiting for...

Dare to be the same

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Once again, Dysart et al council has gone it alone in making a decision on...

Fleming commits long-term

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It was big news this week when Fleming College officially reaffirmed its commitment to Haliburton...