Kalgoorlie

Gelignite found at Kalgoorlie home, bomb squad called in

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Liam Ducey The bomb squad is expected to dispose of gelignite found on the back shed of a home in Kalgoorlie some time before midday on Wednesday.

Two killed in car rollover in Zanthus, east of Kalgoorlie

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Liam Ducey Two people have died in a crash in Zanthus, 210 kilometres east of Kalgoorlie, after their vehicle rolled on Sunday morning.

Kalgoorlie house fire death 'not suspicious'

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Liam Ducey The death of a 61-year-old woman in a house fire in the Kalgoorlie suburb of Mullingar is not being treated as suspicious.

Tension ahead of Kalgoorlie mosque debate

A photo from the Kalgoorlie mosque Facebook page.

Liam Ducey The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder will have police on stand-by for their Monday night council meeting as anti-mosque campaigners plan to protest while Council debates the proposal.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder council approves mosque during fiery meeting

A photo on the Kalgoorlie mosque Facebook page.

Liam Ducey The City of Kalgoorlie Boulder has approved the construction of a mosque in the inland city during a heated council meeting on Monday night, passing the motion six votes to four.

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Kalgoorlie mosque proposal appears set for approval

Liam Ducey A proposal for a mosque in Kalgoorlie-Boulder could go ahead, with a city officer recommending the proposal be approved.

Facebook protest against Kalgoorlie mosque gathers momentum

A photo on the Kalgoorlie mosque Facebook page.

Liam Ducey Two Facebook pages waging a campaign against a proposed mosque in Kalgoorlie-Boulder have attracted more than 800 "likes" as the local council prepares to debate the item next month.

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Search on for missing Kalgoorlie prospector

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Liam Ducey Kalgoorlie Police are searching for a prospector who was last seen on Tuesday at a site between Carmelia Road and Kurnalpi-Pinjin Road.

Rebels arrive in Kalgoorlie

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WA towns and roadhouses along the route are economic boosted from the demand for fuel, cigarettes and food from the bikies, and their police escort.

Girl, 14, grabbed on way to school in Kalgoorlie

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A 14-year-old girl was grabbed by the hair and pulled towards a car while walking to school in Kalgoorlie.

Kalgoorlie earthquake

Super Pit mine evacuated, historic buildings and schools damaged by 'largest earthquake ever' to hit the Goldfields.

Claims roll in as Kalgoorlie begins quake clean-up

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Chris Thomson Aftershocks continue and Insurers are bracing as claims start to roll in from yesterday's Kalgoorlie earthquake, as two aftershocks hit overnight.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder's mines back in production after quake

Rebecca Le May The 60 or so mines operating around Kalgoorlie-Boulder region are back in full production after a magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook the area yesterday.

Uncanny similarities to horrific death of Mr Ward in 'Sweet One'

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Aleisha Orr An adult fiction book released by a WA author has raised eyebrows over its striking similarities to a horrific death in 2008.

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How much non-fiction can a fiction book contain?

Peter Docker and his book, 'Sweet One'.

Aleisha Orr When is fiction really fiction and when is it actually non-fiction? It’s a question that has popped up in response to a fiction book written in reaction to real life events in the West...

Goldfields mining lull part of the cycle: experts

There's been a lull in the mining industry in the Goldfields.

Aleisha Orr Numerous lay-offs at mines in the Goldfields may be disheartening for workers in the sector but experts in the field say it is just part of the “ups and downs” of the industry. 

WA woman let pet dog 'rot away'

A dog owner has been fined and banned from having contact with an animal for 10 years.

A West Australian woman who failed to take her 14-year-old dog to the vet for a decade has been fined $5000 and banned from having contact with any animal for 10 years.

WA prospectors urged to use beacons

A 78-year-old bushman rescued after becoming lost in Western Australia's Goldfields region has urged fellow prospectors to carry a personal locator beacon which could save their life.

Police investigate man's death at wheel of stolen car

Aleisha Orr Within just minutes of a car being stolen in the Goldfields on Wednesday, it had crashed and the driver was dead.

Coolgardie train derailment shuts track

Coolgardie derailment

Nicole Cox The Office of Rail Safety is investigating after a freight train derailment near Coolgardie.