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Service marks Vietnam vets

Left to Right: Peter Cowley, Ross Stickman, Chris Milne, Mal Stone, Bill Munro, Keith Battersby and George Korol stand shoulder to shoulder at the war memorial in Kalamunda. VIETNAM veterans marked 47 years since the Battle of Long Tan with ...

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Heritage laws set to tighten

THE Save the Guildford Hotel action group has welcomed a move by the state’s biggest council to toughen up its heritage protection laws, and they hope the City of Swan will follow suit. This week the City of Stirling announced ...

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My dog not dangerous: owner

THE owner of an Australian cattle dog accused of fatally wounding an Australian silky terrier in May says her dog is very well natured and has vowed to fight the charges in court next month. Shire of Mundaring councillors voted ...

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A fortunate life

KALAMUNDA resident Sam Wright has been remembered fondly for his love of putting pen to paper to provide his unique commentary on local and world affairs. After an eventful period in the Royal Air Force during WW2, followed by a ...

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On the beat

Echo News hit the streets with two officers from the Forrestfield Police Station to gain an insight into policing in the district. Picture: SARAH BROOKES WHEN Forrestfield Police agreed to take Echo News out on the beat to gain an ...

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Aircrane eyes hills

A PROPOSAL to relocate a specialist fire fighting helicopter to Stoneville will improve bush fire response times in the hills but create noise for nearby residents equivalent to standing at the mixing deck at a major concert. Stoneville Progress Association ...

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Auctioning off heritage

AN auction to sell off historical artefacts from the Midland Railway Workshops to the highest bidder next month has been slammed by Midland MLA Michelle Roberts as a fire sale to fund Premier Colin Barnett’s� pet projects.� The Midland Railway ...

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Calling all leaders

LOCAL government leaders from the cities of South Perth, Canning and Fremantle will head to Kalamunda next month to share their experiences in a bid to entice everyday ratepayers to stand as candidates at the October council elections. Resident Jane ...

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Locals rally to improve Toodyay Rd

FOLLOWING a triple fatality on Toodyay Rd last month more than 300 locals held a meeting at the Gidgegannup Town Hall to discuss safety concerns along the stretch of road and the urgent need for a carpark at Gidgegannup Primary ...

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