Pilbara traditional owners are supporting calls for an independent Pilbara body to liaise directly with mining companies over sacred sites in the region.
Two young Indigenous ambassadors for WA’s governing body for soccer say coaching has taught them how to be role models for youngsters in the Pilbara.
A patch of ocean between Barrow Island and the Dampier Archipelago is currently being scoured by several aircraft and marine vessels.
A lifelong love of the ocean has been rewarded when an Exmouth photographer's picture of a green turtle surrounded by glass fish took out the top prize in an international competition.
This year’s Games will kick off with a welcoming ceremony on October 22 and sport competitions will be held on October 23 and 24.
Two thirds of deaths on West Australian roads occur in regional WA, according to the Australian Road Safety Foundation research released as part of rural road safety month
Royal lifesaving in the Pilbara and Kimberley has reached a educational milestone with more than 1500 children across 17 remote communities taking part in the water safety program.
A century after Norman Brearley created Australia’s first scheduled air service, 55 people have boarded 23 planes to recreate the journey through the North West.
Australian Institute of Marine Science research associate Luke Thomas said the facility opened many opportunities.
Fifty Australiansreceived their citizenship at Port Hedland’s Civic Centre on Friday, each with a different story on why being recognised as an Aussie means so much to them.
At about 8am Tuesday morning a Holden Commodore coming from Lockyer Street failed to give way to an oncoming bus on Millstream Road
Four new faces are among the nominees for the Shire of Ashburton local government election, including an arts educator, a Department of Communities worker and a community member.
Hardworking students from Karratha’s two high schools will get to experience manning the sails of a tall ship after being awarded a scholarship to travel on the STS Leeuwin II.
The new Exposed Port Worker Directions address the risks posed by vessels with about 12,000 ships visiting WA ports each year.
Some 175 athletes from across the North West took part in the competition, eclipsing last year’s entries, with participants from Broome, Derby, Karratha, Newman, Hedland and Ashburton
“We want people to get wherever they’re going safely and we want to get the hoons off the road.”
Actor and ex-Pilbara local Joel Jackson appeared at South Hedland’s Life and Soul gym on Sunday to spread the word of his family’s Telethon fundraising endeavour
The unique environment and living knowledge of the Murujuga has been preserved for future generations in a new book.
The Port Hedland Motorcycle Club played host to the King of the Coast at the weekend, attracting the Pilbara’s best riders
The showcase is the result of three months of artist-led workshops by Jacky Cheng, Sultana Shamshi and Megan Kirwan-Ward, which immersed Port Hedland creatives in crafting and storytelling.
Top players from Karratha, Dampier, Hedland, Wickham and Newman have been selected to play against regional heavyweights from the South West, Peel, Avon District and Great Southern.
Swimming WA chief executive Sophie Row said it was fantastic to see a variety of competitors.
Sixty nine golfers from across the Pilbara and beyond converged on the Fortescue Golf Club in Newman on the weekend for their 50 year anniversary open championships.
Newman were the stars of the show with two grand final victories at the North West Tee-Ball Championships at Marie Marland Reserve over the weekend.
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