Kalgoorlie

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

Missing prospector

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

Kalgoorlie earthquake

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'

Sweet One

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.

CCC charges from alleged Broome watchhouse assault adjourned

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Leanne Nicholson A former WA Police officer has appeared in Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court on Monday to face charges resulting from a Corruption and Crime Commission investigation into an incident at the Broome police...

WA's firefighters and police honoured in Queen's birthday gongs

Senior Sergeant Neil Gordon.

Leanne Nicholson They have dedicated their lives to protecting others, now that brave and selfless commitment exhibited by five West Australian firefighters and four police officers has been recognised in this...

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.

Elderly prospector missing in Goldfields after night in the bush

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Aleisha Orr An elderly prospector who spent the night in the bush in the Goldfields has been found and his condition is currently being assessed

Death at Brightstar mine site in WA's Goldfields

WA minesite death

Aleisha Orr A man has died at a mine site in the Northern Goldfields region of Western Australia.

Four go on trial over WA man's 'debt-related murder'

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The body of a man who was shot in the head because he owed his killer $2000 was dumped in bushland where two prospectors found it an hour later, a Perth court has heard.

Passport to the past

Passport to the past: memories of childhood holidays in WA

Holidaying in WA

Aleisha Orr With WA Day just a few days away, WAtoday is looking at some of the amazing destinations we have right here in our backyard, starting with the places that we holidayed as kids.

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