An historic timber mill in the South West will shut its doors as the first victim of the State Government’s policy to ban native logging, leaving the community of Greenbushes without one of its major employers.
Adam Poulsen, Kate Purnell & Amy Johnston
The Shire of Lake Grace received $10,000 to improve its recently installed war memorial at the Newdegate sporting precinct to commemorate local service personnel.
Kojonup farmer and breast cancer survivor Jen Warburton has become the face of a major fundraising campaign organised by one of Australia’s biggest safety boot manufacturers.
Owners of the popular one-stop shop for your coffee, paper and pies at Mingenew Bakery have decided to sell after 14 years of service to the community.
Farmers have welcomed a $48.6 million pre-Budget pledge by the State Government to “bridge the digital divide” by improving mobile phone and internet coverage across regional WA.
An age-old Aussie battle took place at the Nullarbor Muster at the weekend, with the crowd’s eyes glued to the annual arm-wrestling competition
Journals and letters a Geraldton Vietnam Vet sent to home to his young daughters from the trenches — describing war time for a child’s mind — have been turned into a book.
With smiles on their dust-covered faces, punters were treated to professional bull and bronc riders, as well as locals giving a range of novelty events their best shot
Among those marching on Anzac Day was 92-year-old John Rowe, whose father served in World War I.
Kasey Gratton and Sarah Makse
RFDS Flutter favourite Amy Forrester and her horse Max took out the top spot for the fourth consecutive time, with MLG Oz and Topdrill generously donating all of their earnings to the RFDS.
Rodeo lovers prepared themselves for a weekend of fun at the 39th edition of the Nullarbor Muster by rolling out their swags and lighting a bonfire.
Regional schools across WA are struggling to attract staff as ongoing pressure on the housing market fuels a lack of suitable accommodation, according to the Principals Federation of WA.
A WAFL fixture in Northampton — the centrepiece for the town’s “festival of footy” next Saturday — is a “watershed moment” for the East Fremantle Football Club, according to the Sharks’ president.
The inaugural Munda Reds Droughtmaster Bull Sale brought a good crowd of cattle people together from far and wide as the Thompson family opened up their Gingin property to the grand event.
An idyllic camping trip turned into an adventure to remember when a severe weather system trapped three families at Amherst Point in the Gascoyne.
WA’s incredible run of Lotto luck shows no sign of slowing down, with a winner from a tiny town east of Perth our latest millionaire.
The fatigue of navigating the recovery process is beginning to wear thin on the mental health of cyclone Seroja-affected communities in the Mid West.
Farmers and firerighters across the blackout-plagued Mid West and Wheatbelt have welcomed news Western Power will review its policy that bans workers from fixing power lines during total fire bans.
Shire chief executive Andrew Dover said the main strategy they discussed was expanding the existing service by obtaining bigger buses.
AFL legend Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin first strapped on his footy boots in Dowerin, so these locals couldn’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate his milestone 1000th goal achievement.
Western Power is reviewing whether it can fix powerlines on total fire ban days after an inquiry found the energy provider could ‘improve’ its controversial risk management policies.
Narrogin RSL secretary Lorraine Larment said the sub-branch no longer had the capacity to keep running services.
Students and visitors are now greeted by a mural of two magpies as they enter Borden Primary School.
Sean Van Der Wielen
The Ongerup Volunteer Bushfire Brigade is set to relocate to the community sporting complex after a number of issues were identified with staying at the current site.
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