A new veterinary clinic and region-wide mental health scheme are among plans put on the agenda by East Pilbara residents vying for seats around the council table at the October 16 election
Sixty nine golfers from across the Pilbara and beyond converged on the Fortescue Golf Club in Newman on the weekend for their 50 year anniversary open championships.
Newman were the stars of the show with two grand final victories at the North West Tee-Ball Championships at Marie Marland Reserve over the weekend.
Hedland’s BMX riders cruised onto the track for the last time on Saturday, as the final round finished with stunning performances and a colourful fun run.
A tight, evenly matched contest between B-grade’s Chaffing Dreams and Wu-Tag Clan, where only one try was the difference, was the highlight of round six of Hedland Touch on Wednesday
Incumbent Mayor Peter Carter is promising to build on the success of this years local MasterChef competition with a mainstay international food festival celebrating the diversity of the mining town
Judges for the state-wide Tidy Towns awards toured Port Hedland in conjunction with Care for Hedland, where they assessed the town’s commitment to sustainability
South Hedland’s RSL Community Shop has been damaged after a car believed to have been stolen was driven into the venues fence, only months after break ins at the community garden next door
An initiative empowering young Aboriginal students and opening up career pathways is making waves in South Hedland with more than 50 student enrolments following a successful pilot program in April.
Mining and Pastoral MLC Neil Thomson says the State Government’s Upper House electoral reform is “a betrayal of trust” for regional residents who voted for the party based on COVID success.
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A major rail improvement project is officially under way in Hedland as part of a BHP and Main Roads WA initiative to improve safety across the mining town.
A 39 year old man has been jailed for possessing more than 140 videos and almost 100 images of child exploitation material on his mobile phone as well as distributing material online
Possible events include a Karratha to Point Samson ultramarathon, trail runs through Karijini, and even the Mother’s Day Classic in Karratha.
The fairytale continued for the Karratha Kats women as they capped off their undefeated season with a grand final victory over the Hedland Blazers at Windy Ridge Oval on Saturday
The Dampier Sharks completed the double with a premiership victory over the Karratha Kats in the North Pilbara Football League reserves grand final on Saturday, finishing off an unforgettable season.
With the reserves premiership already in the bag, the stage was set for the home side to topple the Kats who, for much of the past decade, have been one of the form teams of the competition.
Nads remain undefeated in A-grade for season two of touch football with a top of the table victory over Conquerors in round five of Hedland touch at Marie Marland Reserve on Wednesday
The Raiders lifted the premiership cup on Friday as they triumphed over the Pirates in Hedland softball’s grand final at Marie Marland Reserve.
In what was an enthralling match, fit for a grand final, the Spectres achieved ultimate glory with a three-point premiership victory over the Eagles at Hedland Netball’s Faye Gladstone Courts
Dave Batic will replace Rod Evans as Port Hedland International Airport’s new head of management when he steps into the new role of chief executive next year.
Dylan Landy, 20, was convicted of assault occasioning bodily harm as well as burglary of Marble Bar’s Iron Clad Hotel last year.
The remote Martu community on the Canning Stock Route 500km east of Marble Bar is home to about 50 people, all of whom have now received one or both doses of the jab.
A $299 cap on one-way flights will apply to those living in the North West, which is classified as zone two of the scheme
Colin Matheson Oval is undergoing upgrades this month including turf renovations, the installation of a cricket pitch and floodlight improvements
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