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10 reasons I love Katherine – No. 8

Forget Cutta Cutta caves and the other extensive networks underground. The 8th reason I love Katherine is a subterranean marvel far more interesting than that! A network uncharted and mostly mysterious, of varying sizes, ages, creators, and purposes. Kil

Friday, 16:36 in Regional

Burst of colour at Casuarina Street

Casuarina Street Primary School held its annual fun run this afternoon. This year the school decided to add a blob of colour to the fundraising event. This year the school is planning to purchase extra Health and PE equipment with the funds raised.

Friday, 15:58 in Regional

Hand in unwanted firearms ... or fireworks

Next week is the last week to surrender unwanted, unregistered or illegal firearms, parts, silencers, ammunition, prohibited weapons or fireworks. A total of 182 firearms have already been handed in across the Northern Territory. There are several drop-o

Friday, 15:37 in Regional

Friday fun post

What better relief on a stinking hot day than a Friday fun post. “Good morning, I snapped this pic early this morning, thought I'd share,” writes Trinity Tate in a Facebook message to the Katherine Times. “We might be a long way from the Ocean here in KT

Friday, 15:02 in Regional

Top End identified as energy powerhouse

More than 1000 sites across the Top End have been identified as possible locations for pumped hydro energy storage. As a part of a government backed plan, researchers from the Australian National University have developed a nationwide map of potential si

Friday, 13:46 in Regional

Katherine girls touching down in Singapore

A group of 11 talented touch football players from Katherine South Primary School are heading to Singapore next week to compete in an international competition. Katherine South Primary School teacher and tour organiser Tim East said seven parents would b

Friday, 13:46 in Regional

Team rescues endangered sawfish pups

Indigenous rangers and Charles Darwin University researchers spent five days trudging barefoot in mud to save almost 40 largetooth sawfish pups as their nursery dried out on the edge of floodplains near the Daly River. Malak Malak Rangers discovered the

Friday, 11:12 in Regional

Light the Night shines attention on leukaemia battle

Katherine locals who have felt the devastating impact of blood cancer are invited to carry a lantern alongside friends and family at a special twilight event on Monday night. The Leukaemia Foundation’s Light the Night fundraiser brings Australia’s blood

Friday, 11:12 in Regional

Motorist airlifted from Katherine

Two motorists were airlifted from remote parts of the Top End yesterday, after they were injured in two separate crashes.CareFlight’s Top End Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Katherine at about 2pm yesterday. A 45-year-old woman suffered a suspected head

Friday, 11:07 in Regional

Local sparkie shoots for top award

Local Katherine man Brad Lewis is competing against three other Territorians for the title of the NT’s best apprentice. The Austin Asche Apprentice of the Year award which recognises achievements in the vocational education and training (VET) sector, wil

Thursday, 17:21 in Regional

Katherine home to award winning writers

Katherine seems to be the place for writing talent. One of our aldermen is a best-selling novelist, another resident has been shortlisted for a national award, and two Katherine students have won the Territory author of the year award in the past three y

Thursday, 17:04 in Regional

Lost super a Katherine jackpot

There is almost $7 million worth of lost super in Katherine. According to the Australian Tax Office, there are 349 separate accounts holding $6,938,811 which lists Katherine as there address. As well, there are 1679 unclaimed superannuation accounts from

Thursday, 15:38 in Regional

Solar station plans are heating up

DEVELOPERS have lodged a development application for a subdivision as the next step to the locations of a big solar power farm on the outskirts of Katherine. Katherine Solar Pty Ltd wants to create two lots for the purpose of leases in excess of 12 years

Thursday, 15:27 in Regional

Katherine Stolen Generations group meets with activist

The Katherine Stolen Generations group were visited today by one of Australia’s strongest activists for Aboriginal rights. The Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Reference Committee chairwoman Florence Onus met with Aboriginal Elders from Katherine

Thursday, 14:08 in Regional

Trauma care workshops in Kastherine

CareFlight will deliver specialist trauma training to first responders in the Katherine region this week as part of its world-class MediSim program. Health services in remote parts of the Top End can be stretched in emergencies and often the first people

Thursday, 13:58 in Regional
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