As the February 5 deadline for reopening the State border draws closer, Pilbara vaccine rates are edging higher but still remain well behind the rest of WA.
A remarkable 12 health workers in the North West have been nominated for awards ranging from clinical leadership to the coveted GP of the year
A handful of women working in the Pilbara are among the finalists in the running for the WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy’s Women in Resources Awards.
The wet season finally greeted Port Hedland on Saturday evening, as a wild dust and thunderstorm hit the town
While youth crime in Hedland may be far from a new issue, police say the spike in crime in town is ‘unexpected’.
A Shark Bay resident and Malgana woman has been named by the Greens as their candidate to take on incumbent Durack MHR Melissa Price at the next Federal Election
Kohbi’s advocacy against bullying, as well as his extensive volunteering and fundraising efforts have earned him a nomination for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards.
The Kariyarra Aboriginal Corporation’s new 14,000-litre bulk water carrier is the first purpose-built Aboriginal-owned vehicle of its kind.
Pilbara locals pride themselves on how hot the Pilbara is, so this is clearly an important record to have for the next time the Bell Tower Times pokes fun at us for telling people ‘it isn’t hot’ where they are.
Port Hedland local Sam Langford has his eyes set firmly on the future.
Onslow, which has a sign claiming it is the cooler coast on the highway, reached 50.7 degrees at 2.30pm Thursday, equalling the all-time Australian record set by Oodnadatta in 1960
Cheyanne Enciso, Alexander Scott & Tom Zaunmayr
The Bureau of Meteorology recorded the scorching figure at Roebourne Aero just before 12.30pm which has set a new Australian record for the hottest ever January day
Residents in Karratha, Roebourne, Port Hedland and Marble Bar woke to temperatures in excess of 40 degrees by 9am Thursday morning and the mercury only climbed from there
Tom Zaunmayr and Cheyanne Enciso
After a successful debut in 2021, the Follow the Dream drone and robotics program in Newman is set to continue this year, giving students an opportunity to develop their tech skills and expand their horizons.
The Town of Port Hedland have released a draft of a new economic development and tourism strategy that aspires to create more than 5000 new jobs and facilitate 11,600 new residents in the region by 2041.
Upgrades to the entrance road of the Boodarie Strategic Industrial Area in Port Hedland have now been completed
Pilbara port facilities recorded a six per cent increase in monthly throughput for December while imports jumped by 28 per cent in Port Hedland.
It sings from the same ridiculous playbook WaterCorp used when they told Pilbara folk they couldn’t swim in popular waterholes despite being able to produce zero evidence of any genuine issues arising from it
Port Hedland’s oldest drinking establishment, the Pier Hotel, has shut its doors due to the COVID-19 vaccine mandates that kicked into action on December 31.
Hedland Aboriginal Strong Leaders invited representatives of local business and industry to their end of year meeting on December 10, to present certificates of appreciation for their support of HASL in 2021.
The Town of Port Hedland has announced a five-year street tree planting program which is set to see 1200 trees planted throughout Port and South Hedland.
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has taken control of Port Hedland’s air quality monitoring.
A father-of-six who struck his ex-partner’s baby boy on the head leaving him with a traumatic brain injury but then lied about how the youngster got hurt has been jailed for eight years.
A number of teachers in Newman have upgraded their life-saving skills and qualified as aquatic trainers with Royal Life Saving WA, which means they can now conduct Bronze Medallion training in the community.
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