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Johnstone smashes Bibbulmun record

SHANE Johnstone has completed the Bibbulmun Track from Albany to Kalamunda in a record 11 days, 7 hours and 8 minutes. He joins a group of track finishers called end-to-enders, those who have completed the 1000km journey and climbed a ...

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Lest We Forget

THE hills fell silent on Wednesday, as residents across the Echo News readership bowed their heads and gave thanks to the Australian soldiers from every conflict, commemorating their sacrifice on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. ...

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Delay in e-conveyancing

CONVEYANCERS do not want the requirement to start electronically lodging certain documents relating to the registration of interests in land made compulsory at this stage, according to East Metropolitan MLC Charles Smith. On Friday, April 13 Lands Minister Rita Saffioti ...

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Tree outcome not certain

ONLY one lemon-scented gum tree from a row of 13 on Welshpool Road East will face the chop after Kalamunda Council supported revised plans that would have originally brought their demise. Despite the City’s efforts to modify access plans to ...

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Mandatory Meth Testing?

A MIDLAND real estate agent believes methamphetamine testing must be made compulsory for all home sales after experiencing a spike in properties testing positive for the highly addictive drug. The damage methamphetamine can cause is evident in the state of ...

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Shorten promises Midland projects

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten was in WA this week promising to help relocate the Midland station closer to the hospital and to extend the train line to Bellevue if Labor wins the next federal election. Mr Shorten said if Labor ...

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Roo feeding furore

FEARS that a dispute over kangaroos could turn nasty intensified this week after John Forrest Tavern was threatened with a breach notice for feeding the local wildlife. Tavern manager Megan Braid and the local customers of the tavern are fighting ...

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