June Oscar has been named an Officer of the Order of Australia.
She received the Australian honour in recognition of her work with alcohol-related issues in the Fitzroy Valley.
The Australian [read this story]
Dirt bike coaches are heading to Wyndham, Kununurra, Warmun and Halls Creek.
They are giving lessons in the sport to kids.
FullNoise [read this story]
Patrick Dreamer, of Halls Creek, and Richard Kaion, of Fitzroy Crossing, are homeless in Perth’s streets.
The Sunday Times interviewed them as part of a piece on Perth’s “invisible” Aboriginal population.
Medical treatment and a funeral have brought them to the city, and they say they do not know how they will get home.
PerthNow [read this story]
The Australian Labor Party has endorsed Fitzroy Crossing identity Daron Keogh as candidate for Durack.
Mr Keogh is best known to many people as a member of the band Fitzroy Express.
He will be contesting the federal seat currently held for the Liberals by Barry Haase.
You can read his statement here:
A 23 year old man appeared in court after allegedly ramming a police car head on last Wednesday.
Magistrate Steve Sharratt ordered Waylon Stevens to stay with his mother in Fitzroy Crossing and stay off the grog.
His mother will lose $1000 if he drinks alcohol.
Stevens is due to appear in Fitzroy Crossing Magistrate’s Court on 8 May.
The West Australian [read this story]
This link shows a satellite image of prescribed burns in the West Kimberley.
PhysOrg [read this story]
Power in Fitzroy Crossing is due to be switched off between 3-4:00 tomorrow morning.
You can read a Horizon Power notice here: