West Coast Eagles set for more Good Friday footy

West Coast are a strong chance to lock themselves in as a permanent host for Good Friday matches, given Perth’s suitable time zone in relation to Melbourne. The Eagles had been eager to secure a marquee event on their schedule and will take on Port Adelaide at Optus Stadium in …

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WA Aboriginal advocate wins Churchill Fellowship

Emilia Galatis, who has worked with regional and remote artists for a decade, is looking to increase the currently limited opportunities for remote Aboriginal artists after being awarded the prestigious Churchill Fellowship earlier this year. One of the 112 people from across the country chosen for the Fellowship, Galatis will …

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Country stars join campaign to save highway wave

Three outback legends have joined a campaign to get people waving on WA’s country roads as concerns mount about the future of the simple yet iconic gesture. In early October West Regional News undertook a study on a length of country road between Bunbury and Manjimup which found only five …

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Rose drops 50 as T-Wolves top Jazz in NBA

Derrick Rose has scored a career-high 50 points to lift the undermanned Minnesota Timberwolves to a 128-125 NBA win over the Utah Jazz. Rose was in tears after the game as he walked off the court serenaded by chants of “MVP! MVP!” from the home crowd. The 30-year-old point guard …

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Passion for changing lives earns top award

Karratha teacher Sarah Penn has been rewarded for excellence over her 14 years of teaching, winning the Curtin University teaching excellence award at the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Ms Penn moved to Karratha in 2009. She had previous experience teaching primary school in Victoria, so for the …

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