Water Corporation and the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley have warned Kununurra residents and visitors not to enter restricted areas at the Ord River Diversion Dam.
Elise Van Aken
The first online Kununurra Agricultural show proved to be a quiet but vibrant success, with over 450 entrants putting their best photographs and videos forward over dozens of categories.
A US oil and gas company has plans to start drilling and fracking in the State’s Kimberley region.
A Kununurra school-girl has been awarded a scholarship for a prestigious arts school, giving her the opportunity to pursue her professional aspirations with the start of her high school career.
A recent return to training was made that much sweeter for the under-14 team when they were presented with the $20,000 cheque.
With the introduction of a dangerous tick-borne disease into the region, Kimberley Vet have been putting its new blood testing machine to hard work.
The best short films from around Australia and the world will finally be shown in the East Kimberley, after a much anticipated festival tour was postponed earlier this year.
The man accused of setting fire to a Kununurra school in 2018 will soon face trial, after it was postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A 12-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to a downgraded charge of dangerous driving causing death after an 11-year-old girl was thrown from the tray of a ute in WA’s north west.
A television series featuring East Kimberley Indigenous men has won a national award for its contribution to men’s health.
An East Kimberley mine will partially resume operations but is set to axe a quarter of its staff, with its chairman blaming COVID-19 restrictions for the cuts.
The Kununurra Wyndham Alcohol Accord is seeking more input from police to be able to stop problem drinkers, who are involved in alcohol-related offences, from buying liquor.
Peter de Kruijff
A 44-year-old man has been fined for failing to self quarantine after arriving at Kununurra airport from over east, last month.
Robin Yeeda, 44, has pleaded not guilty to five child sex charges, which have sent shockwaves through WA’s northern pastoral community.
Elise van Aken and Cally Dupe
A Kununurra business has given locals the opportunity to make more environmentally friendly choices when shopping.
The proponent of the $1.5 billion Project Sea Dragon at Legune Station just across the WA-Northern Territory border has indicated it could start work on construction again..
The East Kimberley College has gained “independent” status after several years of pushing from the school community.
The Shire of Halls Creek is expecting to take a hit on its fees and charges revenue for its upcoming budget but will put off voting its annual financial plan through until next month.
WA’s northern pastoral industry has stabilised after a crippling dry spell last year caused record fire sale of cattle to the live export market.
An East Kimberley grower co-operative has been awarded $100,000 to pursue cotton processing opportunities in the region.
Netball is set to relaunch in Kununurra later this month with seniors, juniors and NetSetGo competitions.
Ultimate Adventures Barramundi Fishing’s Jane Harman said there was plenty of good quality barramundi in the river at the moment and reasonable numbers were being pulled up.
East Kimberley College celebrated NAIDOC Week with a range of activities, talks and art sessions.
A pair of Kimberley art collectives have teamed up with the WA Museum to capture what life was like in the regions during the COVID-19 crisis.
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