A new veterinary clinic and region-wide mental health scheme are among plans put on the agenda by East Pilbara residents vying for seats around the council table at the October 16 election
A rogue seafarer found wandering on a Pilbara wharf in the early hours of Wednesday morning has been arrested and flown to Perth hotel quarantine.
Mining and Pastoral MLC Neil Thomson says the State Government’s Upper House electoral reform is “a betrayal of trust” for regional residents who voted for the party based on COVID success.
Sam Jones and Josh Zimmerman
Sixty nine golfers from across the Pilbara and beyond converged on the Fortescue Golf Club in Newman on the weekend for their 50 year anniversary open championships.
A 39 year old man has been jailed for possessing more than 140 videos and almost 100 images of child exploitation material on his mobile phone as well as distributing material online
A major rail improvement project is officially under way in Hedland as part of a BHP and Main Roads WA initiative to improve safety across the mining town.
“We want people to get wherever they’re going safely and we want to get the hoons off the road.”
Actor and ex-Pilbara local Joel Jackson appeared at South Hedland’s Life and Soul gym on Sunday to spread the word of his family’s Telethon fundraising endeavour
The Port Hedland Motorcycle Club played host to the King of the Coast at the weekend, attracting the Pilbara’s best riders
The showcase is the result of three months of artist-led workshops by Jacky Cheng, Sultana Shamshi and Megan Kirwan-Ward, which immersed Port Hedland creatives in crafting and storytelling.
Top players from Karratha, Dampier, Hedland, Wickham and Newman have been selected to play against regional heavyweights from the South West, Peel, Avon District and Great Southern.
Murder suspects have had their homes turned inside out, items seized and DNA taken during a spate of police dawn raids in the hunt for Gerard Ross’s killer.
The Boy in the Blue Cap: The Gerard Ross Story is an eight-part award-winning documentary about one of WA’s most enduring and heartbreaking mysteries. Watch the full series here.
Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest is battling to stave off more resignations of key senior Fortescue Metals Group staff upset over a $50 million cut to their executive bonus scheme, sources say.
Perth man driving drunk on Bussell Highway, 50km over the speed limit, is slammed by Busselton magistrate
A 29-year-old British national could face deportation after he was jailed for punching an acquaintance during a scuffle, breaking his eye socket.
The Kimberley 9s Carnival welcomed more than 300 primary and secondary students from local and remote schools who had shown strong school attendance and positive social behaviour
A Broome burglar has been jailed for seven months after he impulsively ran away from a family gathering to steal from a popular local resort
The forestry industry has been left reeling in shock at the State Government’s surprise move to ban native forest logging without consultation.
The State Government has signed an Indigenous Land Use Agreement with the Tjuntjuntjara community after a 20-year campaign by the local Spinifex people.
A soccer player has reportedly opened his eyes for the first time after being in a coma for two weeks following an alleged one punch attack. Danny Hodgson is also ‘breathing on his own’.
The coroner is investigating whether language barriers led to an unarmed Vietnamese man being shot dead by police in his home in Perth’s north-eastern suburbs.
Michael Traill & Cassidy Mosconi
Mark McGowan said his Cabinet colleagues are not ‘ministers every minute of the day’ while trying to excuse Attorney-General John Quigley’s trip in ex-Crown Perth director John Poynton’s helicopter.
The Anglican Church of Australia’s Episcopal Standards Board held a public hearing via Zoom on Tuesday in one of the final steps to deciding whether Archbishop Herft is fit to hold office.
The two women were dressed in their work uniforms as protesters marched in the CBD on Saturday against mandatory vaccination and lockdowns.
WA’s vaccination rollout has finally been streamlined for senior high school students, who can now receive a Pfizer jab without making an appointment at the State’s walk-in vaccine hubs.
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