A much-loved lady will today celebrate a century of life with a picnic in a paddock. Only a few will be there physically, but hundreds will be there in spirit as Mary Hasleby hits 100 in Northampton.
Tourists to the world-famous Busselton Jetty are being urged to donate gold coins, which will be used to market getaway destinations in the Mid West and Gascoyne.
People in Aboriginal communities across the Mid West and Gascoyne have received about 800 food and hygiene packages to help combat isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police have released the name of a man who died after a single vehicle rollover in the Geraldton suburb of Wandina yesterday.
Adam Poulsen and Geoff Vivian
“I didn’t like the idea of bending down, after making some garden beds at my old house, and came up with the idea of making frames.”
Ten talented Mid West musicians will have their work broadcast to the entire country as part of an ambitious regional recording project.
“The grant’s great, but we have to put in much of our own funds. This is a big project which will beautify the area, but we need more money and members to make it a reality.”
Most of WA’s regional borders are set to be reopened from May 29 after the Premier announced a plan to boost the State’s economic recovery amid coronavirus restrictions.
We have been in The Land Down Under nigh-on 11 years and been citizens for almost five. Something I notice more and more are the similarities and differences between the Aussie and Pommie cultures.
“Some industry will inevitably pay the price for calling out global bullies. In this instance, and not for the first time, it is our farmers who are paying the price.”
A Northampton couple caught illegally hunting feral pigs on a farm have each copped $400 fines.
There is some consolation for Mid West grain farmers after China’s confirmation last week it would whack an 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley for five years.
He didn’t start playing until his early ’40s. Now Robbie Carr likes to get out about three times a week.
Evie Chappel has made life a lot brighter for the residents of Morawa during COVID-19.
Southern WA households may be powered by green hydrogen produced near Kalbarri after two companies agreed to conduct a feasibility study into injecting hydrogen into the Dampier to Bunbury pipeline.
A lot has changed in the growing of grain since we were farming back in the fifties, sixties and seventies around Three Springs and Mingenew.
A Kalbarri tourism operator has blasted the State Government’s tourism funding package, claiming most operators in the town are excluded.
When the Carnarvon races run in Geraldton today, probably no one will have has travelled further than Perth-based jockey Laqdar Ramoly, who is visiting WA from Mauritius.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the death of a man at a truck stop at Warradarge, south of Eneabba, last night.
Perth jockey Kate Southam will be looking for a win at the Carnarvon races this Friday in Geraldton. But when she’s not at the track, she likes art, hiking and travelling.
“Perhaps it simply boils down to a primal instinct, to prove oneself in a fighting arena? To rise to an extreme challenge?” Columnist Derek Goforth ponders the lure of the boxing.
Regional Express is making face masks compulsory on its flights to combat COVID-19.
On Saturday, Northampton’s COVID Connect Support Group will hold a car rally. Two in fact, as those unable to leave home can join a virtual rally.
“A team of pack donkeys couldn’t drag either of us on to a cruise ship any time in the next decade, while bus tours suddenly look far less appealing too.”
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