A slew of election promises focused on “keeping the Pilbara strong” were unveiled by Premier McGowan during a visit to the Pilbara today.
Journalist Danielle Raffaele took a trip down memory lane, recapping all the exciting wins and disappointing losses in the sporting year in review
Sam Jones took a look back at the year that was, one like no other with countless major Pilbara stories.
A well-known WA pastoralist, who was jailed over a crash that killed two people and left two children orphaned, will spend at least another eight months behind bars after his appeal failed.
Pilbara iron ore producers hit a new shipment record in 2020 as they sprinted to the finish in December to cash in on surging prices for the steel-making commodity.
Rio Tinto’s new boss Jakob Stausholm steps into the top job today, taking charge of the mining giant’s efforts to rebuild its tarnished reputation.
The heirs of Lang Hancock’s partner Peter Wright are fighting a new legal campaign to strengthen their hold on the multibillion-dollar Rhodes Ridge joint venture with Rio Tinto.
London-based Jakob Stausholm may not make it to Perth for weeks because of COVID-19 restrictions and a busy first quarter schedule.
Stuart McKinnon and Sean Smith
South Hedland Police Station has taken out the gong in the team category at the State’s police excellence awards following a year of critical local emergencies.
The Pilbara’s new traffic boss hopes to change the way driving is policed in the region and focus on educating road users.
A study of the nesting habits of nearly 100 female green turtles has found two common migration routes used by the animals in WA’s North West region.
Every dog has its day, but 2020 has been a year of tremendous highs for this famous Pilbara vet.
An Exmouth business owner has thanked Chevron workers after being reunited with his dinghy lost during a fishing trip at the Montebello Islands.
Pilbara businesses and residents are among those across Western Australia who now have to participate in new mandatory contact registers at selected venues for COVID-19 tracing purposes.
The future of Karratha’s biggest event is in the balance as hopes to revive the FeNaClNG Festival that has been running for nearly half a century suffered a major blow last month.
The Public Health Association of Australia has called for resources giants to do more to care for their workers’ mental health after a recent report highlighted worrying trends.
Bold plans to build a landmark five-star, 201-room, high-rise luxury hotel in Port Hedland with a restaurant, bar and resort-style pool have been unveiled.
Pilbara health professionals are encouraging people to take care of their mental wellbeing as they approach the festive season.
A group of Pilbara Industry Road Safety Alliance members have welcomed the latest joint Government and industry venture to bolster road safety, but believe more awareness is needed.
A number of Pilbara suburbs have topped the list for the highest percentage growth in house prices in WA, with the top three suburbs Statewide in the region.
Sam Jones & Alexander Scott
A man who burgled the SES office in Port Hedland while volunteers searched for missing toddler Matilda Moule — who spent 24 hours lost in the Pilbara with her dog — has managed to avoid jail.
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Problem drinkers will be blocked from buying booze in the Pilbara as part of a plan to curb alcohol-related crime in the region.
The officer in charge of a highly acclaimed Pilbara police team has spoken out about what he believes to be the secret to success, amid an across-the-board drop in crime statistics.
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