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Responding to the challenge

WHEN Yarragon mum Bronwyn Davis' four year-old daughter Aislinn was diagnosed with autism last year, she soon discovered the difficulty of finding support. The challenges of finding sp

Relocation booked in

"UNSUITABLE" enrolment numbers have forced a private Latrobe Valley school to relocate students from its Newborough campus. Parents of more than 50 students at Lavalla Catholic College

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Feature By Melody Song MUCH like many of my other "hair"-brained schemes, the decision to lop off my locks as part of the World's Greatest Shave was a spur-of-the-moment decision I

A hair-razing event

THE crowd gasped and applauded as they watched the hair of friends, as well as strangers, fall from their heads to the ground. Meanwhile, those up on stage in the centre court of Stock

Valley spends millions on pokies

LATROBE Valley punters spent more than $28.5 million on poker machines between July 2011 and January this year, according to figures just released.

More than art on show

A SERIES of art workshops for older residents in bushfire-affected communities has surpassed expectations, with participants walking away with more than a newly-forged social connection. BR

Council’s call for help

LATROBE City Council has called on local State Government politicians to help it advance the prospect of attracting new and expanded government offices to the region.

Safety first in the swimming pool

"LOOK before you leap" was the message passed on to prep students at the Traralgon Indoor Sports and Aquatic Centre last week.

Contractors react to closure

Kirway Constructions' closure last week has been met with mixed reactions, with both sympathy and frustration being directed towards the company from contractors.

An uncertain future

WHEN Churchill electrician Eric Seegers was hired by Kirway Constructions last November as part of a company restructure, he thought it was on track to survive the rough construction industry climate.

High costs of ‘undercutting’

THE collapse of Kirway Constructions has been interpreted as "a sign of the times" for the construction industry.

A fulfilling life for dear Alice

FROM horse and buggy to motorcross side cars, Traralgon's Alice Rodwell has experienced life to its fullest.

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Aoife’s Olympics comes to a close

TRARALGON'S Aoife Coughlan's Olympic debut came to a crushing end in the Round of 16 of the Women's 70kg Judo event yesterday, falling to...