A 90m spur groyne addition to the northern breakwater would dramatically improve water quality in the Jurien Bay boat harbour, according to a concept plan.
A Carnarvon court has fined 10 people between $1445 and $10,875 for illegal fishing.
Garden writer Stan Maley visits Brad Letch’s Strathalbyn home, where sustainable living is the goal: “growing our own food and building community at the same time.”
Nik Bramwell hauled in a club record with a 13.5kg dhufish, while Kate Ralph won the senior river section with a mixed bag, including a 5.84kg mulloway.
Irwin Shire will cut spending by 9.1 per cent in 2020-21 and has spared ratepayers any rates increase as it grapples with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Columnist Derek Goforth argues why it was a good decision for a cheesemaker to change a brand name out of racial sensitivities.
“There’s been some really horrible moments but it’s such a rewarding experience.” Order of St John Medal recipient Yvonne Cangemi-Martin reflects on her service as an ambulance volunteer.
“Whatever way you source staff you will have wins and losses. Take care of the great staff and don’t waste time on those not interested in work.”
Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Marine Park and 78,000 hectares of new reserves to be managed by traditional custodians.
Peter de Kruijff
“After a number of months we just couldn’t find a way forward so we’ve just got to bring it to a close.”
Carnarvon’s prominent water tanks have been fitted with new remote monitoring equipment to reduce the potential for local supply interruptions during extreme weather events such as cyclones.
A biography a WA man is writing about his father will bring back memories of the early days of oil and gas drilling in the State.
Garden writer Stan Maley finds a business enjoying brisk trade during the restrictions — and a service club on the lookout for new members.
“I’ve calculated Rachel has changed around 33,000 nappies, read 16,500 stories, and helped get 40,000 children to sleep.”
With West Australians encouraged to “wander out yonder”, Melangata Station, north-east of Yalgoo, has played host to its first weekend-long bush furniture workshop.
Kalbarri Offshore & Angling Club has been going strong, with pink snapper, baldchin groper, dhufish and samson fish caught in a recent event.
“At times like this it’s even more important to take stock of our lives and look at how we are blessed.” Columnist Derek Goforth lists the three little things that keep him going.
Northampton Shire has outlined how it will spend $490,000 on local projects under a Federal Government stimulus fund.
“What insanity would induce me to think that, at the age of 60, it would be a great time to start exercising?” Columnist Raelene Hall has a “brain short-circuit” and joins an online exercise group.
Stand up paddleboarding guns from across the State flocked to Geraldton for the WA SUP Surfing Titles.
The State Government is offering buyers discounted, development-ready lots in the Mid West and Gascoyne in a bid to boost the region’s economy and create more jobs.
The Dongara Men in Sheds group has been lauded after raising almost $100,000 for community groups and organisations by selling donated scrap metal.
A new container recycling program will open in Wonthella in early October.
“Now that everyone has to stay in the State there will be those who want to travel north and we want them to know they can come via Morawa and see the beauty.”
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