Several of the ideas have precedent, mostly in the Pilbara which famously faced a housing crisis which left people having to sign up to a lottery to get a block in town during the last boom
White Gum Park was abuzz on Saturday morning for the first markets of the dry season.
Kununurra residents will now have access to year-round markets, with local stallholders keen to make the most of increased tourist numbers.
East Kimberley residents will be able to commemorate Anzac Day in person this year, with traditional dawn services returning following last year’s live streamed event.
The Ord River Magpies have set the bar high for the East Kimberley Football League’s 2021 season, after keeping the Waringarri Crows scoreless in round two of the women’s competition.
Stand-up veteran Fiona O’Laughlin will join Kevin Kropinyeri and Ivan Aristeguieta in Kununurra from May 25 to deliver laughs to a packed crowd at Celebrity Tree Park’s Muster Hub.
The Department of Biodiversity, Conservations and Attractions last week announced further delays to opening times at several popular sites
Dozens of Ni-Vanuatu workers have landed in Kununurra to relieve local businesses struggling with staff shortages, but there are concerns it could be weeks before more international workers arrive
A survey conducted by Kimberley business chambers found businesses were unable to fulfil their workforce needs to meet current demand despite government strategies and initiatives during COVID
The softly spoken first-term Liberal MP, pictured, is the only viable Opposition voice to the McGowan juggernaut north of Onslow and is one of only two new Liberal members in Parliament
Kimberley and Pilbara residents have been warned to take extra precautions to avoid mosquito bites, after two dangerous viruses were detected in chickens in the region.
Protesters gathered outside the Kununurra Courthouse yesterday, calling for action on the recommendations handed down as part of the Royal Commission into Indigenous deaths in custody 30 years ago.
Gliders open their eyes about 80 days of age, and with her eyes still closed, our best guess is she was around that age, as her eyes opened two days later.
A year on and interstate travel can still be complicated but other than that life is pretty much “business as usual” for most of us, writes CME WA boss Paul Everingham
If the carparks at the boat ramps are anything to go by, the fishing bug has well and truly been caught by the fishos
Darren ‘Dags' Cross
Neve Grant, Jonni Ockerby, Kayleigh McGaffin, Minaki Connelly, Max Mitchell and Spencer Groenenberg all qualified for multiple events across the weekend,
The Department of Communities has not denied it is considering purchasing existing homes in town to house government workers as the public service deals with Broome’s rental crisis.
Sam Jones & Tom Zaunmayr
Skeen and Bradshaw endured a gruelling weekend, which ended in success after Skeen won the under-18s 100m final.
Businesses across Broome’s historic Chinatown precinct have battled with the break-ins, with some, including the Green Mango Cafe, enduring multiple robberies within two months.
Country Downs Station’s owners have described the heartbreaking scene they arrived to on Sunday morning where their prized stud bull had been shot blind and another butchered and left to rot
Police are seeking information on a string of shocking events in which cattle from Country Downs Station were shot dead and butchered in broad daylight on the side of the road.
A man has been sentenced to almost three years in jail and declared a serial family violence offender after a five-day attack on his former partner in Kununurra and at a nearby remote community.
After a year in limbo, Panoramic Resources has announced the reopening of its Savannah mine site in the East Kimberley.
The Kununurra Rodeo Grounds were buzzing on Saturday night for an evening of entertainment from Golden Guitar winner Tom Curtain.
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