A new survey has confirmed long-term residents are bearing the brunt of the region’s housing crisis, with serious concerns about the mental health toll on families.
Work is likely to resume soon on the long-delayed Cape-to-Cape Track winter diversion project, despite the wishes of local Aboriginal elders.
The region’s top bushfire officer has written to more than 1000 households warning their properties are at “extreme” risk during any future fire disaster.
Surfers Point will host a battle between the sport’s best juniors this weekend.
A new funding lifeline will help the Margaret River Heart give back to the local music scene, with a series of Homegrown performances coming up.
Residents are being urged to get involved in a series of collaborative workshops looking at the future of the region’s coastline.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has conceded it has no way to force the developer of Rapids Landing to build a much-needed second access road.
Artists across the region have been given a hurry-up as registrations close for this year’s Margaret River Region Open Studios event.
The Cowaramup Lions Club is hosting its annual car boot sale extravaganza this weekend.
Women and their allies are encouraged to book last-minute tickets to this year’s International Women’s Day celebration at Cullen Wines.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River says it will examine conflicts between users at the Gnarabup boat ramp as part of an upcoming review of coastal management issues.
Local Capes surfers took out the top men’s and women’s positions at last weekend’s WA Longboard and Logger Titles.
Theo Evans is an associate professor at the University of WA’s School of Biological Sciences. He knows a lot about dung, dung beetles, and flies.
With the race for the Warren-Blackwood electorate coming into its final weeks, and early voting already underway ahead of the March 13 poll, the Augusta-Margaret River Times talks to the candidates.
The region’s housing crisis is causing even greater headaches for this year’s vintage, with backpacker numbers down at least 30 per cent.
The Augusta-Margaret River shire is now a declared high-risk zone for the debilitating Ross River virus.
Residents opposing plans for a resort and associated mixed housing development at Gnarabup joined a Statewide protest at the weekend.
The South West president of the Rebels bikie gang has again faced court after previously pleading guilty to a string of drug, steroid and stealing charges.
Jackson Barrett and Daryna Zadvirna
A car, a rock, and a miscommunication were three factors that led to an Augusta man threatening to kill his girlfriend’s friend and burn down her house.
Seven West Media and Facebook have signed a landmark deal to ensure the social media giant pays for use of the company’s original news content.
Veteran artist Lauren Wilhelm will unveil a selection of new work in Margaret River later this month, partly inspired by the turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Capes MPs want the scope of a proposed inquiry into the health system at Bunbury widened after the shocking cases that have emerged from local hospitals in the past six months.
Briana Fiore & Warren Hately
WA will be the big winner out of the World Surf League’s coronavirus chaos, with the Margaret River Pro confirmed for April and an extra event slated for Rottnest.
Warren Hately & Peter Law
An agreement between the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and WA’s peak surf lifesaving body has brought a local man full circle.
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