Wednesday, December 6, 2017
NEWS --- A community forum on ‘supporting youth in wellness’ was held last Wednesday in Haliburton, but despite repeated comments that young people must be part of a solution to what’s been deemed a community in crisis, The Highlander only found ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
LIFE --- More than $100,000 is going toward finding a cure for Dravet Syndrome and other genetic forms of drug-resistant epilepsy because of Katie’s Run and the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI).
Thursday, November 2, 2017
LIFE --- If there’s been a huge shift in your teen’s behaviour, suicide prevention consultant Cecilia Mare Flynn says you should talk to them about it.
Friday, August 4, 2017
HEALTH --- When Sebastian Havill was still in his mother’s womb - about to undergo life-saving heart surgery in Toronto – he had Haliburton County family and friends backing his pre-birth surgery.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
LIFE --- Kathy Yandt dropped off the teenager she is fostering at camp recently. The two had issues before the girl left and didn’t part on the best of terms. But when she returned and walked into Yandt’s home she asked, “Can I have a hug?”
Monday, June 26, 2017
NEWS --- Sharon Lawrence and Barbara Gregory have forged a friendship through reminiscing about family activities and food traditions. There were the holidays but also the fall harvest, with its pickling and preserving of fruits and vegetables.
Friday, June 23, 2017
NEWS -- When it comes to the plight of Canada’s First Nations people, high school teacher Cynthia McAlister believes it’s time to take action instead of just talking.
Friday, May 19, 2017
HEALTH --- A new report from Statistics Canada says the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has one of the highest cancer incidence and mortality rates in the country.
Monday, May 8, 2017
NEWS --- Much like an ignored physical injury, mental scars can grow, and over time, result in serious mental health issues that are difficult to recover from.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
HEALTH --- A newly-established non-profit organization in Haliburton County is lending support to people living with cancer and their primary support person.
Friday, November 25, 2016
NEWS -- Future Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC) client, Nolan Gallagher lays in his mother’s arms as the ribbon is cut to officially open the relocated centre at Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) in Minden.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
LIFE -- Being single and pregnant was not something Candice Grimes was prepared for at the age of 23 after having just moved back from the city.
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 11, 2016
LIFE: Getting to see the Pope in Krakow, Poland, is one of the experiences Joanie Tyler can boast about for her summer of 2016.