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Volunteer week celebrates proactive locals

Kalamunda SES

TO combat serious injuries on roof rescues, one dedicated Kalamunda volunteer designed an innovative training resource that will boost the skills of emergency service providers across the state. During National Volunteer Week, May 16 to 22, volunteers like State Emergency ...

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All in for Hasluck

Ken Wyatt

DESPITE 12 years at the helm and a proven track record of delivering for his electorate, Hasluck incumbent Ken Wyatt remains humble about retaining his hotly contested seat. Speaking to Echo News last week ahead of his fifth election, Mr ...

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Zig Zag closure back on the table

Zig Zag impending closure

THE privilege of allowing cars on the popular Zig Zag Scenic Drive has proven too costly, with City of Kalamunda staff recommending the road be closed to traffic for good. Kalamunda Council first made the call to close the tourist ...

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Swan River send off for local

Margaret Hobson

WOODBRIDGE neighbours gathered on the banks of the Swan River on Tuesday to scatter the ashes of their friend Margaret Hobson. The former Harper Street resident and her dog Buddy were well known to locals for their twice-daily walks to ...

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Midland milestone

Landgate capsule

A MOMENT in time was recovered when Landgate staff retrieved a time capsule buried in Midland nearly 30 years ago. Photographs, satellite imagery and a staff profile were among a variety of treasures uncovered from the time capsule marked to ...

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Disappointment as club kicked to the kerb

KFC dispersed

KOONGAMIA Football Club were dealt a crushing blow last week after the disbandment of the Metro Football League women’s competition. The four-team league was left fragmented after Dwellingup Football Club returned to the Peel Football League and Murdoch University Football ...

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