Fall Colours & Traffic Council Update

Hi all, as you all may remember, last year was a disaster here at Oxtongue Lake with the heavy amount of traffic on Hwy 60 and surrounding roads due to the leaf season.  It caused safety concerns, excess litter, difficulty for the fire services to respond and plain...
We Say Goodbye to a Centenarian – Mildred Smith

We Say Goodbye to a Centenarian – Mildred Smith

It is with a great deal of sadness that I pass along this information on behalf of Don Smith of Fort St. John, British Columbia. Mildred Smith passed away peacefully at the Bayview Care Home in Kemptville, Ontario, on August 21, 2016, at the age of 101 years old, just...

Remember Fire Ban STILL in Effect

All, Due to some inquiries, I thought it best to update.  While Algonquin Park may have lifted their fire ban, many of the surrounding areas, including Haliburton and Muskoka have not. The Fire Ban is still in place in Haliburton County. We are hopeful for tomorrow’s...
Flossie Bowen Turns 90 on August 21st!

Flossie Bowen Turns 90 on August 21st!

FLOSSIE BOWEN TURNS 90! Turn back the year to 1926, and that is when Florence Bowen was born to Bill and Aletta Card of Bancroft, Ontario. Born into a farming family, Florence, who soon became known as Flossie, grew up to love the outdoors, fishing in nearby lakes,...

Ontario Wide Low Water Warnings

Low Water Warnings The most recent report of low water conditions in Ontario, produced by the Surface Water Monitoring Centre of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), shows parts of southeastern Ontario at Level 3 low water conditions. Click the image...

Fire Ban

Hello Lake Friends,   By now you’ve likely learned that earlier today, the four Fire Chiefs in Haliburton County declared a Total Fire Ban on all open air fires within Haliburton County. This has been done in consultation with the MNRF.   No open air fires of...