Flakka is a synthetic stimulant which has been linked to bizarre and violent behaviour by users around the world.
Community spirit radiated from the King River Hall last Sunday as hundreds of Albany residents flocked to the pink building to celebrate its 120th year.
Schools in Albany, Denmark and Mt Barker have named the highest achievers from the class of 2020.
A City of Albany special electors’ meeting will be held next month for the community to have their say on the removal of nine Norfolk Island pine trees from a carpark in Middleton Beach.
Designing and building a magical display of Christmas lights as striking as the 2019 runner-ups, the Fuentebellas’, is a family labour of love.
The Albany Sea Dragons fell short in their bid to win the inaugural Great Southern Nines tournament, going down to the Fremantle Roosters in Saturday afternoon’s final in Albany.
Albany star Nathan Crudeli helped lead WA Country XI to victory in their second game of the WACA Premier T20 competition after claiming three wickets against Perth on Sunday.
Albany trainer Steve Wolfe believes What About Moses has the potential to be a Fitzpatrick Plate horse after claiming the $100,000 TABtouch Regional Championship Final (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.
For two decades, Heidi has faced an uphill battle with her mental health. But this year, the 30-year-old says she found something that finally clicked.
Mature-age Victorian apprentice Carleen Hefel continued her bright start to a three-month WA stint by booting home a winning double at the Mt Barker Turf Club
The Mt Barker Creative Doors Celebration has opened the door to the artistic creativity of dozens of locals.
Star Mt Barker all-rounder Nathan Crudeli blasted a brilliant unbeaten century, extending his side’s winning streak in the Albany and Districts Cricket Association A-grade competition.
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Their advice determines where we can go, who we can see and what we can do in this bizarre new world living with COVID-19 but until this year few people knew what a Chief Health Officer was.
When Bruce Rock’s one and only supermarket burnt down in March, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it was a “tragedy” for the eastern Wheatbelt community.
A former West Perth women’s WAFL player has avoided jail after being caught trying to drive $20,000 worth of cannabis from Perth to Geraldton.
Albany could become Australia’s first city to run solely on recycled natural gas, with a feasibility study set to map out how to deliver gas from a Perth tip to Albany homes.
Ms Mettam yesterday marked the party’s launch of its 103-day election campaign with a whirlwind tour of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
A woman who was sexually assaulted while asleep alone in a Geraldton motel room by a burglar on a cocktail of drugs and alcohol has bravely faced her attacker in court.
After years of campaigning and pleading the State Government to take action, a road safety group is celebrating the speed limit on a notorious stretch of South Western Highway being lowered.
The peak body for WA’s hospitality sector is pushing for the 2sqm rule to be modified before Christmas to allow pubs, bars and restaurants to welcome more patrons and recoup crippling losses.
Perth homes are selling at boom-high levels despite the COVID-19 crisis — with properties being snapped up at their quickest rates in 14 years.
Child Protection Minister Simone McGurk has revealed that WA youths were present in close to a third of all family violence reports attended by police last year.
An 81-year-old snapper caught off WA’s north coast has taken the title of the oldest tropical reef fish in the world.
Under the pilot program, victims of family and domestic violence would have access to a specially created one-stop unit dedicated to providing wraparound support under a WA Liberal Government.
Problem drinkers will be blocked from buying booze in the Pilbara as part of a plan to curb alcohol-related crime in the region.
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