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Former police officers gather in Wagga to share gripping tales of life on the beat before phones, radios...

Some of Australia’s most chilling crimes, and biggest policing achievements, were recalled by former police officers at Wagga’s police station on Thursday. The annual catch-up of retired police shines a light on how policing has dramatically changed from

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Wagga caravan park could wash out amid $6.2M Beach upgrade plans

A multi-million dollar plan to upgrade Wagga Beach has been met with backlash. Workshops and meetings will kick-off for the second phase in coming weeks but concerns have been raised about the cost, annual flooding and the loss of Wagga Beach Caravan Par

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Tolland forfeit preliminary final in bizarre circumstances

Tolland’s bizarre and controversial Pascoe Cup season has fittingly finished in extraordinarily strange circumstances, with Wolves coach Chris Ayton forfeiting his side’s preliminary final at half-time against the wishes of club president Maurie Hogan.Ay

10 September 2017 in Sport
 

Leaders emerge from Cootamundra-Gundagai, Hilltops and Murrumbidgee council elections

Leaders are emerging from Saturday’s merged council elections across the Riverina as the votes continue to pour in.Former Gundagai Mayor Abb McAllister was topping the first preference votes for the Cootamundra-Gundagai Council, and said he was “surprise

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Picnic promotes solidarity for Wagga's LGBTI residents

It’s the fear of what might be said the upcoming same-sex marriage vote, that prompted Riverina residents to unite on Sunday. Rainbows filled Wollundry Park as LGBTI men, women, those transitioning met with their allies for a friendly lunch. It follows t

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Picnic promotes solidarity for Wagga's LGBTI residents

It’s the fear of what might be said the upcoming same-sex marriage vote, that prompted Riverina residents to unite on Sunday. Rainbows filled Wollundry Park as LGBTI men, women, those transitioning met with their allies for a friendly lunch. It follows t

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Wagga Lake Run and Ride has been ready, set, going for 46 big years | Photos

The weather pulled out the goods today as 1300 runners and riders hit the streets of Wagga, running 10 kilometers in the glorious sunshine.Jhai Hammond jogged past his dad Michael in their first Lake Run and Ride, finishing in 271 and 301th place respect

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Paralympian Tracy Barrell to share her story at the Roxy Theatre

THE Festival of Audacious Ideas has come to Leeton and a certain star is set to hit town as part of the event. The festival was officially launched last week and residents have been urged to get on board with as many events as possible. One of the many h

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Car rolls on corner of Banna and Blumer Ave

A 27-year-old male was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a single car crash.Police and other emergency services were called to the corner of Banna Avenue and Blumer Avenue shortly after midnight on Saturday. The vehicle appears to have impa

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

World trade opportunities to benefit Wagga businesses after Qatar Airlines announced international flights...

International travel to more than 150 countries is only a short drive away after Qatar Airways announced it would service international flights to Canberra Airport from February 2018. For about $1300, economy passengers would be able to travel return to

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Paige Mazoudier announced as Wagga Showgirl 2017

Winning Wagga Showgirl is much more than a title for Paige Mazoudier. Ms Mazoudier’s goal is to encourage more youth to get involved in the show, bringing new ideas and innovation to ensure its survival for many years to come. An agricultural science stu

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Endless entertainment at Wagga Show 2017

Justin McClelland has been carving for more than four years but it’s taken a pack of shows to be ready to take on the epic Wagga Show. Selina Hancock, who stains and finishes the sculptures after they are carved using a chainsaw, said Mr McClelland had t

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Skating away at the Wagga Rollerdome

Roller-derby enthusiasts dusted of their skate wheels and slid to their heart’s content at the weekend as part of the Wagga Rollerdrome’s grand opening. Beverley Kearney took her grandchildren to the rink and said she was excited to see a new roller skat

10 September 2017 in Regional
 

Junee through to Leonard Cup grand final after downing South Wagga

Junee have knocked second-seeded South Wagga out of the Leonard Cup finals in straight sets to advance to next week’s grand final against Tolland.The Jaguars rode a pair of late goals to a 2-0 victory over the Warriors at Tumut’s Bull Paddock on Sunday.

10 September 2017 in Sport
 

Paralympian Tracy Barrell to share her story at the Roxy Theatre

THE Festival of Audacious Ideas has come to Leeton and a certain star is set to hit town as part of the event. The festival was officially launched last week and residents have been urged to get on board with as many events as possible. One of the many h

10 September 2017 in Regional
 
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