Loose loads face pricey penalties

A new initiative launched by the Cleansweep Taskforce encourages people to properly cover their loads to avoid hefty fines, reduce roadside litter and keep the road safe. The ‘What’s coming out your ...
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End of an era as airport café closes

Karratha Airport will farewell its long running café the Tien Tsin Inne as it closes on June 30 to make way for the airport terminal redevelopment. For decades, Shire staff at the Tien Tsin Inne have...
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Next major deep water port for the Pilbara

The Western Australian Government has today released the Anketell Port Master Plan, detailing plans for a major, multi-user and multi-commodity deep water port in the Pilbara. Premier and State Devel...
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New report warns of Pilbara’s problems

Related article: ABC Northwest One of Australia’s most lucrative mining regions, the Pilbara in Western Australia, could be left littered with ghost towns if activity around resources continues...
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Thank you and farewell

After almost 300 editions and countless late night deadlines, it is with great sadness that I announce the closure of Pilbara Echo newspaper effective today. Our online site and back editions will re...
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Crawford Realty fined for lodging bonds late

Crawford Realty of South Hedland has been fined $9,500 and ordered to pay costs of $970 for the late lodging of customer bonds with the Bond Administrator. The company pleaded guilty on February 28 t...
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Dampier Art Awards back to add colour to local life

Artists entering the competition can use a literal interpretation on Colour My Life to, perhaps, capture an activity, place or person or they can also try to capture the theme through a feeling or cr...