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Group seeks support for recreational centre

By Sue Tiffin Staff writer The county needs a pool and, according to a feasibility study conducted by the Community Swimming Pool Initiative (CSPI), it should be in Haliburton Village. On Feb. 19, the CSPI’s delegation to county council informed councillors that Haliburton Village is the preferred location for a recreation centre, and that between […]

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By Mark Arike Staff writer A volunteer firefighter has been charged with a criminal offence after allegedly making a prank call to the OPP. At 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, three officers from the Haliburton Highlands detachment, 12 firefighters from the Highlands East Fire Department, and members of Haliburton County EMS were dispatched to Elephant […]

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Hank DeBruin of Winterdance Dog Sled Tours has finished 8th overall in the Yukon Quest. Debruin finished the race in 12 days, 18 hours and 58 minutes according to the Yukon Quest site. Follow The Highlander for more information as it becomes available, or visit the Winterdance Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/winterdancedogsledtours.  

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Reid ranks third after Amsoil Cup

By Matthew Desrosiers Editor Minden’s own Izac Reid is sitting third in the CSRA Snowcross Series overall standings after a successful weekend on the track in Lindsay. Reid, 14, raced in the Junior 1 (14-15 years old), Junior 2 (16-17 years old), and Sport 500 classes at the Amsoil Kawartha Cup in Lindsay from Feb. […]

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By Mark Arike Staff writer The County of Haliburton’s treasurer, Laura Janke, has recommended that the county align itself with other rural municipalities that will see their policing costs skyrocket as a result of the OPP’s proposed new billing model. “Everyone who is going up [in policing costs] is rural, everyone who is going down […]

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By Matthew Desrosiers Editor A Gelert man and his dog faced an unexpected and dangerous encounter on the weekend. Ther Highlander’s Walter Griffin was returning home the afternoon of Feb. 9, when he and his wife spotted a group of deer coming over the snow bank near the house. “That’s very unusual,” he said. “There […]

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By Mark Arike Staff writer Current Ward 2 councillor Dennis Casey has set his sights on the deputy-reeve’s seat for the 2014 municipal election in Dysart et al. “I have served two terms on Dysart council and feel that I have the qualifications and experience needed to move up,” said Casey, who recently filed his […]

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Bonnie View Inn one of TripAdvisors top 25

By Sue Tiffin Staff writer Andrea Hagarty knew it was a big deal when she heard that the Bonnie View Inn had won an award from TripAdvisor. She just didn’t know how big. The co-owner of the resort, located on Kashagawigamog Lake Road in Haliburton, said she received a letter from TripAdvisor, but she hadn’t […]

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Cafe on the hill reopens its doors

By Sue Tiffin Staff writer After being closed for the past five months, Gravity House Café and Catering has reopened its doors to the public and is offering an updated menu to customers. “After ten years, we decided to take a couple of months to streamline and reformat the business,” said co-owner Lila Sweet. “It’s […]

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Loney takes helm of Summer Festival

By Mark Arike Staff writer The Highlands Summer Festival has its first general manager. On Feb. 5, the local theatre company announced that the board of directors had appointed local resident Ken Loney to the newly formed position at a January board meeting. “I’m really looking forward to the challenge,” said Loney, who served on […]

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