Annual Pink Pilbara Breakfast celebrations were back bigger and brighter than ever last week with organisations doing their part across town to raise money for local people living with cancer.
Eighteen locals are diving head-first into Royal Life Saving swim instructor roles to share vital skills with youngsters ahead of their summer fun in Hedland.
WA researchers have discovered 13 spooky new arachnid species in the Pilbara, just in time for Halloween.
A group of Pilbara graduates have been offered jobs at Fortescue Metals Group mine sites after successfully completing their training with the company.
A new network for Pilbara health professionals is set to host a series of events this month to help foster support and opportunity within the industry and help with worker retention.
Headspace Day was celebrated with a twist this year, bringing together different organisations from Karratha to recognise their hard work supporting mental health services.
Newman’s Blair Outram was first across the line for the motorbike section at this year’s Kalgoorlie Desert Race, marking his first major race win.
National online charity organisation GIVIT is bolstering vital domestic violence and Aboriginal services across Port Hedland with a series of donations.
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Indigenous businesses across the Pilbara continue to strive to champion the rights and wellbeing of First Nations people.
Caitlyn Watts & Danielle Raffaele
Women are being reminded early detection of breast cancer can save lives as Hedland prepares to paint the town pink for Pilbara Pink Breakfast.
Strong seasons by the fairest and best were celebrated at the weekend with the Port Hedland Rovers annual presentation night and vote count.
Delayed by the global pandemic, the Port Hedland Cricket Association finally held their end-of-year wind-up at the weekend, just one week before the Ray Stoddart T20 series starts again.
Women’s cricket in Port Hedland stepped up in status this year, registering under two of the longest-running Hedland cricket clubs to form their own competitive 35-over club season for the first time.
Pilbara News spoke with Kasuanna Hunter-Aragu about her journey to become Pilbara Girl 2020 and how the program changed her life.
The Town of Port Hedland election is officially over, with local businessman Peter Carter elected mayor and eight councillors taking their seats.
Sam Jones and Danielle Raffaele
A Pilbara youngster is kicking goals after being picked as the winner of an Indigenous corporation’s annual football design competition.
A renewables project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region that’s tipped to create thousands of jobs has taken a major step forward, gaining state environmental approval for it’s first stage of works.
A new chemical has been developed to help increase iron ore yield while reducing the cost and environmental impacts of mining waste.
There were not many surprises for Pilbara households in this year’s State Budget after a one-off $600 credit on electricity bills was announced days ago.
After passionate lobbying from the local community on social media, the internationally renowned Aboriginal performance ensemble Djuki Mala will make its way to Hedland as part of a WA regional tour.
The Pilbara has been excluded from the biggest regional flight deal in WA’s history that aims to help tourism rebound from COVID-19.
Aboriginal art centres and creatives in the Pilbara are set to be mapped for the first time under a $1.3 million dollar project to highlight the unique culture of the region.
Karratha beauty Kasuanna Hunter-Aragu hopes to make her community proud and become an inspirational role model after being crowned this year’s Pilbara Girl.
Pilbara residents and travellers in the region are being urged to prepare now for cyclones as the forecast for the upcoming season predicts an “average to above-average” number of cyclones.
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