Police negotiators were called to Albany Regional Prison last month during an incident which left a prison officer injured.
In a six-part series, the Great Southern Herald is examining the character of Katanning to find out what sets the town apart and how it could realise its tourism potential.
As people retreat to their homes and streets fall quiet, Albany’s homeless support services are banding together in a bid to ensure those in need do not slip through the cracks.
Great Southern police have been making their presence felt around the region after WA’s unprecedented travel restrictions came into effect.
As soaps and sanitisers continue to fly off supermarket shelves a local business is doing its part to ensure the community’s most vulnerable do not miss out.
Tests set used by a drive through COVID-19 clinic in Albany have been banned over concerns about their accuracy.
Bedrooms have been transformed into virtual classrooms across Albany this week as independent schools switch to online learning in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The State Government has banned the use of finger-prick COVID-19 tests as a diagnostic tool in WA because of the potential for “false negatives”.
Have you noticed more colour in your neighbourhood or some teddy bears in the windows? The Albany community has jumped on a worldwide “bear hunt” trend.
Regional residents are grappling with unprecedented travel restrictions which have driven a wedge between families and left thousands of people scrambling for answers.
Pets have been flying out of the door in a bid to curb self-isolation loneliness, according to an Albany pet shop owner who has warned pets are for life — not just for a pandemic.
Finger-prick testing kits with a 15-minute turnaround could be available this month at Pioneer Health Albany’s drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic
Not for the first time in his career, Ross Olivieri was pleased his Kiwi stalwart Im Full Of Excuses did not live up to his name winning the transferred Narrogin Cup at Donaldson Park.
The remainder of 2019-20 Narrogin Racing season is likely to be run at other venues after an announcement by Racing and Wagering WA implemented a range of precautionary measures.
Well-travelled Wagin trainer Angela Smith was filled with joy at Albany’s Percy Spencer Racecourse last Friday when rising six-year-old Trade Storm scored a fighting victory.
Nominations are being called for the Mike Stidwell Medal, awarded to a dedicated sport and recreation volunteer in the Great Southern regional annually.
Five Great Southern Schools took part in the SunSmart Schools Tennis Classic Great Southern Zone play-off
Talented teenager Abbi Gibson is well known for her tennis ability but has now earned selection in a State team from a different sporting code.
Great Southern Soccer Association will follow Football West and Football Federation Australia guidance as to whether they are able to have a local season in Albany this year.
The Albany Netball Association has two potential options in place if its 2020 season can be played later this year.
Interim Albany Racing Club manager Mark Bayliss says he is confident the season can continue if the club continues to uphold the strict measures put in place by Racing and Wagering WA
Albany has two strong chances in this Saturday’s Group 2 $500,000 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) with the Steve Wolfe-trained Watch Me Dance and Roy Rogers’ Dark Assault engaged.
Albany’s public toilets have been forced shut following a fortnight of destruction at the hands of ‘numbskulls’ on the hunt for hand towels and sanitiser, said Mayor Dennis Wellington.
Paul Lionetti says he is “burning inside” at what has happened to his beloved Albany, as the COVID-19 crisis ravages businesses and leaves the streets empty
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