Golf day a boost to Red Cross patrol

Kalgoorlie Red Cross received a $35,000 boost for their Soup Patrol program thanks to Evolution Mining’s annual charity golf day last Friday. The company hosts a golf day each year to raise money for Kalgoorlie-Boulder charities. This year’s donation was the group’s biggest to date. Evolution’s people, culture and community …

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Marketing of Catholic education discussed

Marketing the benefits of Catholic education to parents was among the key topics discussed by Catholic school leaders at a meeting in Kalgoorlie-Boulder last week. The principals and vice-principals of the six Catholic schools in the Goldfields, Esperance and Merredin meet once a term to take a regional focus on …

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Surgery aid for rescue dog

One rescue dog has received life-saving surgery and will be ready to find a forever home in a couple of weeks, thanks to the generous donations of Kalgoorlie-Boulder residents and businesses. Six-month-old Rufus was surrendered to Kalgoorlie Dog Adoptions four months ago along with seven other puppies and began foster …

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ACCC approves CK Group’s $13 billion bid for APA takeover

The competition watchdog has approved a Hong Kong consortium’s $13 billion takeover bid for APA Group, Australia’s biggest gas pipeline company. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission granted its approval after the CK Group addressed competition concerns by pledging to sell-off all APA’s pipeline assets in Western Australia. The deal …

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Confidence key in health workshop

A two-day workshop on suicide intervention skills is seeking to equip people in Kalgoorlie-Boulder to confidently identify people at risk of taking their own life and pointing them towards the help they need. The applied suicide intervention skills training workshop began yesterday and is on today at the Rydges Hotel, …

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Lindy Rama-Ellis falls for Perth designer Alvin Fernandez

It’s no secret that Lindy Rama-Ellis loves accomplished evening wear designer Toni Maticevski. So much so she’s had Melbourne based designer create both of her breathtaking wedding dresses — for her recent dream wedding to Adam Ellis in Tuscany, and her previous 2006 marriage to Olympian Michael Klim. But there …

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Plan to rejuvenate city’s heart step closer

Jason MennellKalgoorlie Miner Wednesday, 12 September 2018 10:03AM Camera IconThe draft Kal City Centre Place Plan.Picture: Supplied Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder chief executive John Walker says design and costing work to return the city’s main streets to a thriving heart of economic and cultural activity will …

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Joshua Horner freed from jail after discovery of dog

THE discovery of a Labrador led to the unravelling of a case against a US man jailed for 50 years for molesting his daughter, who claimed he had killed the animal to frighten her into silence. Joshua Horner, 42, a plumber from the western state of Oregon, was convicted in …

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At least 32 people killed in protestor bombing in Afghanistan

At least 32 people have been killed and 128 others are injured after a bomb was detonated during a protest in eastern Afghanistan. It’s understood a suicide bomber detonated an explosive-filled vest among a group of people rallying against a local police commander. No one has yet claimed formal responsibility …

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