Space station visible for Goldfielders

Residents and visitors to Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be able to spot NASA’s International Space Station in the sky every night this week as it zooms across the horizon. The ISS circles the Earth every 90 minutes and has circumnavigated the planet tens of thousands in the more than 15 years that …

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Competition returns to PCYC after eight years

The revamped Kalgoorlie PCYC will host the Gymnastics Regional Competition for the first time in eight years this August. The announcement comes after a $1.2 million infrastructural refurbishment, which included work on the gymnasium, earlier this year. Centre manager Brian Enad said it was a fantastic opportunity to show off …

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SW apprentice has eyes set on national award goal

A Bunbury apprentice has been named WA’s Legrand Apprentice of the Year. Sebastian “Baz” Wallace from Laser Electrical Bunbury was nominated by his employers Calwyn and Michelle Griffiths for his passion, focus, perseverance and work ethic. “We see maybe 150 work experience students a year when we often help out …

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Watts drives hard to bag sixth at national contest

Automotive apprentice Travis Watts triumphantly returned to Kalgoorlie-Boulder earlier this month, after putting his studies to the test at Australia’s biggest annual trades and skills showcase. The WorldSkills Australia National Championship invites students from across the country to compete against their peers in a series of trade-related tasks, under the …

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