An East Kimberley grower co-operative has been awarded $100,000 to pursue cotton processing opportunities in the region.
Netball is set to relaunch in Kununurra later this month with seniors, juniors and NetSetGo competitions.
Peter de Kruijff
Ultimate Adventures Barramundi Fishing’s Jane Harman said there was plenty of good quality barramundi in the river at the moment and reasonable numbers were being pulled up.
East Kimberley College celebrated NAIDOC Week with a range of activities, talks and art sessions.
A pair of Kimberley art collectives have teamed up with the WA Museum to capture what life was like in the regions during the COVID-19 crisis.
Fresh Ord-grown pumpkins, melons and beans have been put back on the shelves of Coles Kununurra in a partnership between the supermarket giant and farmers.
An enrolled Kununurra nurse was distraught after a magistrate rejected her plea for a spent conviction when she was sentenced for drug charges on Monday.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt announced the new title in Derby this morning and said it would now reflect the cultural history of the lands.
It’s your last chance to get an entry into the Kununurra Agricultural Society’s first digital event.
Prisoner Patrick Gore pleaded guilty to breaking out of the Wyndham Work Camp, walking 6km into town and making a phone call — before returning around 3am this morning.
Peter De Kruijff
The latest skirmish in a five-year legal battle between irrigators and the State Government has gone in favour of Kununurra farmers.
Peter de Kruijff and Cally Dupe
Exhibition games and an AFL 9s carnival marked the long awaited return of football to Kununurra and Wyndham.
Four teams could take part in a reduced season that starts next week in Halls Creek.
Less flights and a big distance have all but killed off the East Kimberley tourist season, threatening livelihoods in the north.
Peter de Kruijff and Jakeb Waddell
Cash flow will be down nearly $5 million for the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley and staff are set to work less hours in 2020-21.
A disease affecting dogs has been found for the first time in Australia, detected in a small number of pets in the East Kimberley.
Elise Van Aken
A pre-budget cash splash of $8.3 million to continue WA’s Northern Beef Development program for four years will create a swag of new projects and the continue existing irrigated agriculture trials.
Target has responded to a local petition for it to keeps its doors open after it was announced Kununurra’s Target Country store would close by mid-2021.
During the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley’s May free waste weekend, the Revive team was able to retrieve 1905kg from the Kununurra landfill site, beating its November 2019 record of 1295kg.
A 39-year-old man has been handed a suspended jail term after going on a driving rampage around an East Kimberley caravan park in April.
Locals took to Kununurra waterholes on June 6, celebrating eased COVID-19 restrictions allowing them to grab a pint sans the parmy.
Plans to redevelop the Kununurra Leisure Centre at its existing location have been backed by two organisations representing ratepayers, despite historical issues with the site.
An East Kimberley horticulturist has praised plans for Kununurra’s waste water to be used to improve the golf club’s greens, saying it would save local farmers money on its disposal.
Read the latest advice from the Kimberley’s own consumer advocate.
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