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THE region’s annual grape harvest is usually a cause for celebration for those who contribute the raw material to some of the nation’s finest wines as well as those whose work gets the fruit off the vines, but this year even it hasn’t failed to be touched by the coronavirus pandemic.

Chalpat Sonti - April 7, 2020

DISTRESSED Dunkeld residents gathered at a meeting on Thursday after dozens of kangaroos were found around town, killed and disembowelled.

Allanah Sciberras - March 14, 2020

AFTER selling his first car, a green Ford Zephyr Mark II, more than 50 years ago, Hamilton’s Doug Ezard thought he would never see his beloved vehicle again. But that all changed recently, after an innocent conversation with his friend, Barry Raymond. “I was helping Barry on his boat and we were reminiscing about the […]

Ash Bolt - March 7, 2020

ANNE Crooks might have just become Glenelg Shire’s newest centenarian, but she’s shares something in common with those one-quarter her age.

Chalpat Sonti - March 3, 2020

EVER-changing landscapes were strolled through, bush tucker discovered and extra friendships created during a recent 252km fundraising walk.

Angela McFeeters - March 3, 2020

A PROPOSED onshore abalone farm has been described as “one of the world’s largest industrialised feed lots for sea creatures,” during a bid to overturn approvals for the project.

Angela McFeeters - February 18, 2020

WORKS to restore one of the Hamilton Botanic Gardens’ most significant features to its former glory are underway this week.

Ash Bolt - February 8, 2020

“THE most horrific act of animal cruelty this area has seen in a long time.”

Allanah Sciberras - February 6, 2020

THE death of dozens of koalas on a property near Cape Bridgewater has sparked a government investigation, a demand for justice “without lenience” by the Environment Minister, and an outrage from near and far.

Chalpat Sonti - January 29, 2020

THOUSANDS of people visited the weekend’s Hooked on Portland festival, with attendees, volunteers and businesses alike delighted at the event’s atmosphere, popularity and success.

Angela McFeeters - January 25, 2020