The Pilbara’s lagging vaccine uptake still remains the lowest in the country with the region on track to only reach 80 per cent double dosed by mid June.
Disadvantaged schoolchildren have received a helping hand with their education through a generous donation of more than $11,000 worth of school supplies by the Karratha Bikers Association.
Karratha’s inspiring “local legend” Luke Whatley has taken out the top gong at the City of Karratha Australia Day awards.
UWA psychology student Natasha McCammon Metcalfe recently worked as a youth mentor intern with the Youth Involvement Council in South Hedland.
A new cohort of passionate medical students say they are ready to be thrown in the deep end as they undertake valuable training across the region with the Rural Clinical School of WA.
Thirty-six citizens from 12 different nations have been welcomed as Australian citizens at a service held on Australia Day.
Lining the Dampier Foreshore, the community joined in on the festivities of Australia Day as they reflected and celebrated the day.
Rachel Mullins, Kohbi Barrow and Hedland Amateur Theatre Company have been recognised in the 2022 Community Citizens of the Year awards
Cancer Council WA has urged people over 40 years old in the Pilbara to make their health a priority this year and be aware of the different ways to detect cancer early.
An Indigenous peak body has thrown its support behind the State Government’s delayed border opening saying it allows time to increase vaccination rates in high risk communities.
An upcoming art exhibition at the Red Earth Arts Precinct in Karratha will showcase the unbound talent of the town’s artists.
In the wake of Sgt Steve Cleal’s departure from Port Hedland, The North West Telegraph has taken a look back at some of his most iconic social media moments.
Four community housing centres in the North West have received grants to help refurbish housing for dwellings exclusively servicing Aboriginal people.
The Pilbara owes much of its huge economic and social success to people like Lindsay Morrison and Danny Blanket who came from far and wide to make our iron ore rail network sing.
Karratha and Port Hedland are set to benefit from more than $1.7 million in collective funding in a bid to deliver priority community infrastructure projects.
WA mining and resources community celebrates outstanding contribution of women to State’s operations
Concerned business owners in Hedland came together on Thursday evening to discuss the town’s increase in youth crime with police officers and the Town of Port Hedland.
A 500-person transient workers camp located on Onslow’s Back Beach has been given development approval despite the local government previously rejecting the proposal.
Wayan Kusniati took out first place in the round, ending on 19 points, while Tom Spoljaric came second with 18 points and best gross of the day
Newman had been a powerhouse all tournament, finishing the pool stage on top of the ladder with two wins and one loss having scored 599 while taking 28 wickets going into the finals
A fighting effort from the West Pilbara Cricket Association saw the team avoid relegation with a classy performance against Warren Blackwood in B-grade for seniors’ country week.
Each death one too many as Road Safety Commission reveals downward trend in five-year average of road fatalities in the Pilbara.
The purchase of a new purpose-built wheelchair will soon bolster opportunities for people living with disability in Karratha to connect with the wider community and participate in recreational activities.
A new study from ECU has revealed the potentially life-threatening risks of bushwalking during summer and which demographic is most at risk.
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