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Throttle trouble puts O’Dowd off the pace

IT was an all Subaru podium on Saturday for the fourth round of the CAMS Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally Championship (WARC) with Stephen Oxley beating out fellow Subaru drivers Kody Reynolds and John O’Dowd. The new course layout comprising ...

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Because of her, we can

INSPIRATIONAL words from NAIDOC young person of the year award winner Bertha Moore embodied the spirit of NAIDOC week celebrations held on Midland Oval this Tuesday. The bright Swan View Senior High School student radiated the strength, positivity and pride ...

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Toppy celebrates 100 years

TOPPY (Elsie) Mitchell was born June 30, 1918 in Kalgoorlie. In March 1940 she married Len Coe and fell pregnant soon after.  A mining accident took Len’s life in August, only five months after their wedding and Toppy gave birth ...

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Outback flight for flying doctor

A TWO-month placement with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Kalgoorlie inspired Manchester doctor Dave Jones to make the move down under, now the certified pilot will fly from Brisbane to Broome raising money for the organisation.  “It was a ...

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Airport Link worker remains in hospital

WORKSAFE WA will begin interviewing the co-workers of injured Forrestfield-Airport Link worker Joshua Butterworth as part of an investigation into an accident that left the New Zealand national in a critical condition last week. The 25-year-old was in a stable ...

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Heritage convent breathes new life

PRESERVING the rich heritage of St Emilie’s Convent was vital to the redevelopment of the Kalamunda site which recently opened its doors to young women in need. The 1883-built convent on Kalamunda Rd has been renovated and re-purposed into a ...

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