Shaun McGuire, 61, appeared in South Hedland Magistrate’s Court last Wednesday after pleading guilty to the aggravated indecent assault of a 29-year-old woman in Perth earlier this year
Local Hedland creative Bobbi Lockyer has been appointed to the board of Regional Arts WA, bringing valuable Pilbara insights and skills to the executive body.
Paul Edward Stream, 41, appeared in South Hedland Magistrate’s Court via video link from Roebourne prison last Wednesday
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow takes place at the Matt Dann Theatre and Cinema this Friday for two hours of live laughs.
The leader of a State cancer support network says the Pilbara should brace for a jump in demand for its services with interruptions to diagnoses during the height of the pandemic last year.
Tributes have flown for an “outgoing” and “adventurous” young Hedland girl whose life was cut short by a rare form of cancer last month.
A vocal Kingsmill Street resident has welcomed the local government’s plan to consult with ratepayers over a proposed footpath that would be built through backyards in the West End.
Clad in sequinned bras, bright leotards and fairy wings, Port Hedland residents gathered at the Civic Centre Gardens on Sunday for the Mother’s Day Classic fundraiser for breast cancer research.
The managing director of a Pilbara Aboriginal tour group says he welcomes State Government funding to bolster the Indigenous tourism sector to make WA a leading destination for cultural experiences.
Emergency services were deployed to the picturesque Karijini National Park at the weekend to rescue a women suffering from a snake bite in an operation that took hours to complete.
Police officers part of the Major Crash Investigation have charged a man in Newman over a serious crash that occurred in town on March 2021.
Federal Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt used his visit to the Pilbara to urge all levels of government to actively listen and work with local Indigenous communities.
A man who pleaded guilty to the “abhorrent” sexual assault of a women will wait on bail in South Hedland for sentencing while his defence obtains a “legible” copy of her victim impact statement.
The Port Hedland Rovers continued their good form taking down the Wickham Wolves in a dominant display over the weekend.
Descendants of the historical 1940s Pilbara strike to contest the poor living and working conditions of Aboriginal people proudly gathered for an official ribbon cutting ceremony to open Strike Park.
Town of Port Hedland councillors have agreed to a draft policy allowing workforce accommodation in the West End.
Regional organisations will continue to be bolstered through the BHP Vital Resources Fund, which has so far contributed $8 million to the Pilbara.
Local heroes involved in last year’s traumatic stabbing incident at South Hedland Square have been recognised for their bravery at a special ceremony at South Hedland Police Station last week.
The highly anticipated roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines among the East Pilbara’s Indigenous communities is set to be led by Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service, with the first jabs last week.
Ms Dhu’s family members have slammed the fine given out to a doctor who treated the Yamatji woman in the hours before her death in police custody.
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A Hedland mum has spoken out over “distressing” and “confronting” footage of local youth fighting and targeting other young people with physical abuse on dedicated social media pages.
Local officers conducting a search warrant in South Hedland made an unusual and furry discovery last week while trying to retrieve allegedly stolen items from a suburban property.
This week marks 75 years since hundreds of Aboriginal workers walked off pastoral stations in collective action across the Pilbara to protest poor wages and unfair living and working conditions.
An aspiring Pilbara potash player has opened a Karratha office as it seeks to launch the largest solar evaporation project in Australia.
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