Almost 90 years down the track since the first grain train arrived in town, the Newdegate community last month celebrated as new locomotive “‘Lake Biddy” journeyed through the former rail siding from which it takes its name and on to Newdegate.March 11, 2013, 10:34 am
Self-professed "mad keen caravaner" Len Armstrong is on a mission to attract tourist dollars to small Wheatbelt towns.January 11, 2013, 12:10 pm
Esperance farmer - and lucky
reader - Leslie Campbell picked up his new Mitsubishi Triton at the local Mitsubishi dealership this month.
Past and present Condingup residents caught up last month, as the community celebrated 50 years of its CWA branch and hosted a broader community reunion.November 8, 2012, 12:50 am
More than 20 years of horse training will be put to the test as a team of up to 23 liberty horses are asked to manage all instincts in a show of horsemanship wizardry.November 1, 2012, 12:26 am
Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) stalwart Jim Webster is just as enthusiastic about all things agriculture now as he was the day his father brought home a "barrel full of ducklings" when he was a small child.October 25, 2012, 12:31 am
It's hard to imagine but when international livestock judge Grame Hopf was 16 years old, he had been living on the streets of Kings Cross in Sydney for 18 months.October 11, 2012, 12:17 am
The exhilarating equine sport of showjumping lifted the crowd's spirits at the Perth Royal Show as generous applause followed every leap of horsemanship faith.October 11, 2012, 12:07 am
Damper making, vintage machinery and prams and a gold nugget dig were the order of the day in Boddington last month when the community celebrated its 100th birthday.October 4, 2012, 12:27 am
When Linda Campbell's son answered the phone one July day, he was given some very big news by Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) president Rob Gillam.September 13, 2012, 12:50 am
Hundreds of concerned anglers gathered in Perth last week to demonstrate their dismay at the Federal Government's recently unveiled marine park plan.September 6, 2012, 12:19 am
Farm junk - fencing wire, tin, chain, wool pack materials and railway nails - has been used by the winner of the Dowerin GWN Machinery Field Days Ag Art Wear competition to make a statement about life on a farm.August 30, 2012, 12:34 am
Brian Burrows had been playing well and had just sent down another bowl when he staggered, then collapsed, on the green of the Gingin Bowling Club.August 30, 2012, 12:24 am
It is back with a passion and this year's Act-Belong-Commit Ag Art Wear design winners will be announced next week at Dowerin.August 23, 2012, 1:24 pm
Northam resident Merv French has taken out top honours in the 2012 CBH Photo Competition.August 16, 2012, 12:21 pm
Be inspired by the story of Sam Bailey who has beaten the odds of being a quadriplegic and turned tragedy into triumph, to fulfil his dream of being a farmer.August 16, 2012, 12:28 am
It was a sight to behold at the Elders Albany branch on the last weekend in July.August 16, 2012, 12:27 am
Denmark farmer Tony Boyle has been sheep dog and yard trialling for 28 years and loves the atmosphere, the people and the mateship.August 9, 2012, 10:05 am
In a project spearheaded by Countryman, farmers from Ogilvie to Esperance and almost everywhere in between ripped off their flannel shirts to pose in a charity calendar to raise money for the Regional Men's Health Initiative (RMHI).August 9, 2012, 10:05 am
More than 300 women from as far as the Ord Valley attended the 88th annual Country Women's Association (CWA) State Conference in Subiaco last week.August 2, 2012, 11:51 am
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