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Stay connected with the latest news in Haliburton County and surrounding area.

Decoration Day about respecting fallen veterans

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While Remembrance Day is still a couple of months away, members of the Haliburton Legion partnered with a leadership class from HHSS this week...

Sledders celebrate volunteer efforts

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The Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) recapped its season and honoured those who made it possible at its Sept. 17 annual general meeting at...

Health services welcomes new board chairman

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David O’Brien will be taking the reigns of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) board of directors. The executive committee made the announcement Sept. 8. It...

Board discusses ‘defeatist attitude’ towards COVID shots

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HKPR district health unit board member Bill Cane asked the Sept. 15 board meeting what they should be doing about a “defeatist attitude” regarding...

Questions begin to pour in for candidates

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As the 2022 municipal election race heats up across Haliburton County, two candidates’ meetings have been announced. The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce is...

Heads-in-beds tax may go with rentals bylaw

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County council has had a look at how a municipal accommodation tax (MAT) program could benefit the area but has deferred taking any action...

Stolen ‘slow down’ signs anger residents

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More than a dozen signs asking drivers to slow down have been taken from North Shore Road, leaving residents puzzled and distressed over local...

Book lovers to unite at Bookapalooza

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Haliburton County’s first-ever Bookapalooza is set to bring writers, readers and creatives of all stripes together at the Minden Community Centre Sept. 24.  The event...

Highlanders mourn passing of Queen Elizabeth II

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On Sept. 7, members of the Minden Legion sang God Save The Queen as legions across Canada have for 70 years.  They didn’t know it...

Listening sessions meet need to be heard

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When talking about suffering, language matters, said Tom Regehr. “If you say substance abuse, we’re going to make fun of you.” Regehr’s job, backed by a...

Highlands athletes bring hardware home

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Frank and Sharon Ferris didn’t expect to get on the podium when they competed in Peterborough’s Ontario 55+ Summer Games. But after the couple qualified...

Health unit encourages bivalent vaccines

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A new vaccine targeting the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is available for at-risk people in Haliburton County. The Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Pine Ridge District Health...

Famous red doors open to creative futures

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“I came to Fleming because I decided to be a professional potter,” said Ursula Miller-Gareri, standing outside the Haliburton School of Art + Design’s...

Illegal camping complaints spiking in HE

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Highlands East is seeking solutions after a “dramatic” rise in complaints about illegal camping on municipal boat launches and beaches adjacent to Crown land. At...

A troubled bridge over IB&O trail waters

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A bridge often used by snowmobilers, hikers and cyclists in Highlands East will be closed after it was deemed unsafe by an engineering firm. At...

Haliburton resident was brakeman for 1959 royal tour

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NEWS: County residents are already sharing stories of connections to Queen Elizabeth II who died earlier today.

Wilberforce bursary makes a difference

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The Wilberforce FUNraising committee is once again stepping up to the plate to assist local youth in achieving their post-secondary dreams. Since 2020 the group...

Couple offers alternatives for creative kids

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Sandra and Justin Collins’ son Shawn started Junior Kindergarten shortly after the family moved to Highlands East, but they found the public school system...

Time to remember at Head Lake Park

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While hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 have been trending downward in 2022, another health crisis is worsening. Across Canada and the Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes,...

Pre-COVID summer for tourism

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“We did it, baby,” said Jon Tulk of Kate’s Burger Counter in a video posted to social media on Labour Day. “Summer of 2022, we’re...