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PORTLAND’S King of the Dunes has been on hiatus for the past six years; however, tomorrow will see the return of the event which will see more than a dozen racers descend on the town to take on the 12km circuit.

Mitchell Turner - February 23, 2024

PORTLAND footballers Chloe Reynolds and Airlie Aldridge will be looking to take their play to the next level this season, as they’ve been selected to the under-18 and under-16 Greater Western Victoria Rebels girls squads respectively for 2024.

Mitchell Turner - February 21, 2024

AIDEN Mibus has once again dominated the Surry District Tennis Association championships weekend, claiming the title in the A grade men’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles competitions for the second year in a row.

Portland Observer - February 20, 2024

PORTLAND Coasters juniors wrapped up two big weekends of basketball after hosting back-to-back junior South West Classic tournaments.

Rani Kane - February 19, 2024

BAYVIEW College student Ava Stephens had excellent timing when she decided to move to Denmark for six months as an exchange student.

Charlie Sawyer-Bassett - February 19, 2024

THE Portland Community Meal Share is back up and running for 2024, and are looking for more help in providing weekly free meals.

Oscar Perri - February 18, 2024

THE Southern 500 Speedway was once again in action on Saturday with a pair of notable events headlining the night’s racing, including the SSS Streetstocks and annual Anton Domburg Memorial Caravan Race.

Mitchell Turner - February 17, 2024

PORTLAND wasn’t able to pull off an upset for the ages at Friendly Society Reserve on Saturday, comfortably defeated by Fawkner Soccer Club 7-0 in their Australia Cup clash, but for coach Stephen Von Tunk and the rest of his crew, there’s nothing but positives to take away.

Mitchell Turner - February 16, 2024

IT was a case of pink sea meets blue when more than 130 walkers – most wearing the special pink T-shirt for the occasion – walked from Portland’s IGA carpark to Cape Bridgewater on Saturday 10 February.

Louise Belfield - February 16, 2024

PORTLAND has proven once and for all it is a force to be reckoned with in the Country Basketball League landscape with a convincing 63-40 grand final victory over Mount Gambier on Saturday evening at Horsham Basketball Stadium.

Mitchell Turner - February 13, 2024