Calm seas and overcast skies greeted more than 100 boat crews as they raced off into the deep in search of their favourite fishing spots early yesterday morning.
A madhatters theme provided plenty of colour and creative bonnets at the Anglican parish annual fête on Saturday.
Esperance teenager Julie-Ann Ross is preparing to take part in a 10-day visit to the Philippines to work alongside families who live in squatter camps near rubbish dumps as part of an Anglican Schools Commission project.
Esperance landholders have been urged to maintain vigilance against starlings, called the rats of the skies, despite a decreasing number of sightings in recent years.
An industrial lot on the outskirts of Esperance has been transformed into a temporary storage depot for hundreds of hay bales that will be sent to Queensland to help farmers struggling with the worst drought in the State’s history.
Two groups of hard-working volunteers took to Esperance beaches and streets as part of the national Clean Up Australia Day campaign on Sunday.
A community project aimed at giving dogs that end up in pounds a second chance at life is about to come to fruition with the publication of Pound Pooches next week.
Esperance farming pioneer Mel Kleinig, who served with the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II, was belatedly recognised for his service to the country at a small ceremony attended by family members and friends last Friday.
Unique native vegetation, including banksias near Esperance, have been listed as a threatened ecological community and will be protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.
A 17-year-old Esperance boy has been charged with several offences following a fatal crash at Pink Lake in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Stuart Devenish is looking forward to taking his 1923 Ford T-bucket hot rod to the Outta the Shed car and motorbike expo next Sunday.
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