Helping teens get their learner’s permit, keeping children company at skate parks or even just having a kick of the footy — police across the Great Southern are doubling up as youth workers.
The Katanning Regional Business Association is set to receive a $5000 boost to help businesses move online after securing support from the Shire of Katanning at last week’s council meeting.
The First Katanning Scout Group was back in the bush last week for the first time since March after a ban on face-to-face meetings was finally lifted.
The lack of doctors at Katanning Hospital’s emergency department was under the microscope in State Parliament last month, one year after statistics revealed the severity of the town’s medic shortage.
Residents holding out for a page-turner or Pilates class can finally visit the Katanning Public Library and Katanning Leisure Centre after the doors officially reopened last week.
The Upper Great Southern Football League appears set to bring forward a proposed starting date for its 2020 season tomorrow night
Cameron Newbold and Taj Stubber
The Shire of Lake Grace is down two councillors after a major shake-up headlined by the recent resignations of the chief executive and Shire president.
More than a year after the first of 10 concurrent water deficiencies was declared in the Great Southern, all 10 remain active in parched farming areas across the region.
A volunteer firefighter has been jailed for starting a roadside fire that spilled into farmland near Kojonup last year.
The Katanning Country Club is in the midst of a major transformation, with the club set to become a family-friendly sporting hub by June next year.
Colourful window displays at the Premier Mill Hotel have brought a smile to the Katanning community amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Regional West Australians can finally get moving when the State’s border restrictions are lifted at midnight tonight — a move set to bring a wave of tourists to Bremer Bay for the WA Day long weekend.
Katanning-born premiership player Shai Bolton has been the inspiration behind Richmond’s 10th Dreamtime guernsey
Sandover medallist and Katanning product Haiden Schloithe is eager to help South Fremantle bounce back.
Much-needed rainfall has been more than enough to outweigh the Wood family’s concerns about the softening barley price.
The Pingrup community and visitors have been saddened by the announcement that The Store Cafe 6343 is closing its doors.
A Frankland woman has been warned she is very close to a jail term after assaulting her mother, 85, in front of police while on a pre-sentence order for drink driving.
The Great Southern’s contingent of AFL players resumed training on Monday as clubs around the country began to prepare for a season return
Katanning man Benjamin Jenkins was part of a Royal Australian Navy boarding team that found more than three tonnes of illegal drugs in the Middle East.
A community stalwart and councillor of almost three decades, her story is entwined with the history of the town she was so passionate about preserving.
From saving lives to nurturing the next generation of leaders, volunteers are the lifeblood of many towns across the Great Southern.
Family comes across a seal frolicking in the sun in a visit to Cape Riche last week
Ongerup Football Association will delay a decision on if it will have a season later this year, according to president Royce Taylor.
Katanning cafes are preparing to throw open their doors to dearly missed customers as eateries across the State get the all-clear to resume dine-in meals on Monday.
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