16 Kwinana Youths Awarded With LyriK Scholarship

Sixteen local youths were awarded the Leadership, Youth, and Respect (LyriK) Educational Scholarship in Kwinana at an award ceremony held on Friday, 6th December at the Zone Youth Space. Founded in 2006, the program recognises the invaluable contributions youths aged 10 to 18 years make to the Kwinana community and aims to assist them in…

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Fire Ants’ Foe: The QLD sniffer dogs saving WA

The battle against invasive pests has two new front-line warriors: Cola and Willow, sniffer dogs from Queensland. Highly trained biosecurity dogs, Cola and Willow, have been bought over from Queensland to search out the nests of the Red Imported Fire Ants found in the Fremantle area. Cola and Willow can smell the fire ants from…

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Armadale teen faces court over robbery attempt

By Sarah Smit A 16 year old Armadale boy is facing court today following an armed robbery in Cottesloe. Thursday evening at 5.45 the boy took a rock into a Stirling highway licenced premises where he threatened staff and demanded cash.  Detectives from the Regional Investigations Unit say the boy left with nothing but several…

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Scorched Perth: sizzling hot days come early

By Sarah Smit Summer has started with a bang according to the Bureau of Meterology, with Perth scorching in the hottest first week of December on record.  Neil Bennett of the Bureau of Meterology told WAMN that the heat is starting much earlier than usual.  “Normally the very hot temperature is out the back end…

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