The Department of Health has warned Pilbara and Kimberley residents to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites, following continued detections a deadly virus near towns in both regions.
Elise Van Aken
A study focusing on young people in Port Hedland will try to understand why they leave the regional town.
Hedland families struggling to put food on the table will soon have access to a Food Bank-style service set up by local not-for-profit association Bloodwood Tree.
A $95 million modern revamp of the Port Hedland coast is one step closer after clearing the State environmental approvals process.
The Pilbara’s natural gas stores are under a new spotlight, with the State Government pushing to establish a natural gas fuelling hub for bulk vessels, which could create more than 100 local jobs.
One of the top dance schools in the Pilbara is continuing to run lessons online to ensure its 200 students can keep up their training.
A temporary kitchen and dining facility for Woodside’s proposed Pluto Train 2 development has been given the green light by the City of Karratha if the project moves ahead.
The WA Nationals have named their Pilbara candidate for the March 2021 State election.
The health and safety of the Pilbara town of Onslow received a boost after works began on a new St John ambulance sub-centre.
Struggling Pilbara tourism businesses are hoping the State Government’s latest recovery funding lifeline will help keep them afloat.
A local quadriplegic who swam 5km last year to celebrate International Day of People with Disability is planning to donate the money raised to charity.
At-risk children in the North West will soon have access to more sports equipment to help them stay fit and active during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pubs, restaurants and cafes opened their doors to dine-in customers this week after the State Government relaxed coronavirus restrictions.
The fledgling North West oyster industry marked a significant milestone recently, after researchers successfully bred a black-lip rock oyster.
Three Pilbara residents were last week charged with a string of drug and firearm offences in Onslow, prompting an urgent call by police to report any suspicious behaviour.
Rainbows were emblazoned over a tree in Karratha over the weekend as part of a worldwide stand against prejudice in the local community.
A Ngarluma woman has been promoted to the rank of sergeant at the Pilbara Regiment in recognition of her dedication to the Federal Government’s Closing the Gap strategy.
The Department of Justice is under fire for ignoring calls to address health risks to prisoners in Roebourne, who are sleeping in cells with overnight temperatures averaging 33C.
A new education resource co-created by young people in the Pilbara has been launched to teach students about Aboriginal culture in an interactive way.
Police spent an hour trying to revive a Carnarvon teacher who died while snorkelling off the Exmouth coast during a camping trip with friends.
A 30-year-old man has drowned while snorkelling off the Exmouth coast during a camping trip with friends.
A Newman mother-of-two whose body was found in a wheelie bin outside a hospital on Wednesday morning had sustained major head injuries, as a 17-year-old boy faced court today charged with her murder.
Schools across the Pilbara were back in action this week with their grounds flooded with smiling students returning for the start of Term 2.
Mining giant Rio Tinto has expanded its support for Pilbara businesses and not-for-profit organisations by providing rent and utilities bill relief.
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