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Health unit to answer parents’ questions about COVID vaccines for kids

HEALTH: The health unit is holding an information session for parents about kids vaccines Dec. 2

Commemorating a true Canadian hero

While he will never tell you this, Haliburton resident Harold ‘Rowdy’ Rowden is the very definition of a war hero.  Serving with the 3rd Division...

Turning cans and bottles into community food

Cole Dobson and his mother Carolyn might have been the Beer Store’s most regular customers this summer, but they weren’t shopping for drinks. The teen...

The ‘loon whisperer’ of Salerno Lake

Across Salerno Lake’s calm waters, it’s easy to spot Kevin Pepper.He’s sporting a camo Blue Jays hat and a big grin; driving a small...

A decade of care at Volunteer Dental Outreach

NEWS: Volunteer Dental Outreach celebrates 10 years on May 19

Highlands Opera Studio launches online concert series

ARTS --- Haliburton Opera Studio is launching a virtual concert series

Supporting families through trying times

Haliburton’s Pregnancy Care & Family Support Centre said the pandemic is putting a strain on young mothers and families. The Christian-based charity said pandemic...

Mushroom master finds new life in outdoors

When Stephan Lukacic returned to Canada after years in international music production, he thought he would continue the career – not heed the call...

Beloved ‘Leo’ passes into history

The community remembers Leopoldina Dobrzensky.

Dogsledders journey 1,000 miles in new book

When Winterdance owner Hank DeBruin was unable to finish the Iditarod dog sled race in 2010, his wife Tanya McCready said she lost him....

Fire chief dished out smiles to the community

Whether fighting fires, plowing roads or getting kids to school on time as a bus driver, Highland Grove district fire chief, Doug Bowen, was...

Two pot shops proposed for Minden

NEWS: There are two applications before the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario for cannibis stores in Minden.

Local vaccine delivery expected this week

HEALTH --- The local health unit says more COVID vaccines are on the way.

Sober man recounts 30 years of drug addiction and homelessness

As John “Buffalo” Killen stood amongst a self-proclaimed second family at Haliburton’s Alcoholics Anonymous to receive his one-year sobriety medal, he was not shy...

‘Talk with the Doc’ virtual town halls coming

HEALTH: Talk with the Doc virtual session.

Cats capture Cailey’s heart

PEOPLE --- As a toddler, Dorset cottager Cailey Seymour held kittens that her aunt saved from outdoor living at Paint Lake. Now just 22 years old, she is carrying on that tradition by founding Dorset Rescue Kittens in May of last year.

Minden Pride gets new chair and plans for 2021

LIFE: Minden Pride has a new chair and will host a virtual gathering Jan. 21.

Stamp leaves a mark on West Guilford Recreation Centre

Carol Stamp has been part of the heartbeat of West Guilford for more than 40 years. As a member of the West Guilford Recreation...

Ron Reid remembered for reaching out

With the pandemic socially distancing and isolating people, Ron Reid set out to reconnect. The long-time, Minden-based volunteer’s children said Reid called and emailed...

Artists given chance for a six-minute escape

ARTS --- If you are an artist with a message that fits the theme of transformation, the Arts Council Haliburton Highlands (ACHH) wants to hear from you.

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