Karratha boxing showcase packs a big punch

Fists flew when the North West’s best boxers faced off at Karratha’s first boxing showcase in years on Saturday. The Karratha Fight Night drew about 400 people to the Leisureplex to see eight bouts at a major event organised by the local Raiders Boxing Club. The indoor basketball courts were …

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Shire seeks bike trail comments

The public has until Monday to submit their comments on a mountain bike trail feasibility study survey for Narrogin. The survey, which can be found on the Shire of Narrogin website, is gauging the community’s desire for an official mountain bike and pump track to be established within the shire. …

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Hotspot fishing ban stays | The West Australian

A move to reinstate fishing at Denmark tourism hotspot Greens Pool has been defeated in WA’s Upper House. The disallowance motion submitted by Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party was voted down in Parliament last Thursday. The fishing ban at the popular natural pool …

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ASX rises despite dip in financial sector

The Australian sharemarket has recovered from early weakness to finish higher, with every sector rising except banking as Westpac traded ex-dividend. The S&P/ASX200 index hit its highest level in the final minutes of trade to close up 43.6 points, or 0.69 per cent, to 6327.8. The all ordinaries was up …

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Fatal crash pilot Sam Ferns was on meth: ATSB report

A pilot had a “significant” concentration of methamphetamine in his body when he crashed his light aircraft near Albany two years ago, an investigation has found. Sam Ferns, 40, was flying his own Cessna 210 on a private flight from Albany to Bunbury when the plane crashed 30km northwest of …

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