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Jury hands down guilty verdict to Black Saturday Churchill arsonist

A FORMER Country Fire Authority volunteer has been convicted of deliberately lighting a bushfire on Black Saturday that claimed the lives of 10 people in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.

Traralgon girls take on Kokoda Trek

TWO Traralgon netballers could not be more out of place in the dense Papua New Guinean jungle, but Rebecca Crick and Kate Duxbury are counting on their gung-ho attitudes to carry them through.

It really was ‘One Perfect Day’

The Lyrebird Arts Council's 'One Perfect Day' concert certainly lived up to its name.

Entering a new world of health

THE brave new world of electronic health, and what it means for Gippsland, was explored at a major forum at Monash University Gippsland this week.

Wiggles come to Morwell

AUSTRALIA'S premier children's entertainment troupe The Wiggles are bringing their vibrant routine to Morwell.

Black Saturday Churchill arsonist found guilty

A FORMER Country Fire Authority volunteer has been convicted of deliberately lighting a bushfire on Black Saturday that claimed the lives of 10 people in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.

Man found guilty of starting bushfire

A COURT has found Brendan Sokaluk found guilty of starting the fatal Churchill bushfire in February 2009.

A ‘hiccup’ for Dalkeith

Gippsland builders Kirway Constructions' shock closure is a "slight hiccup" for the developers of the Dalkeith Heights retirement village project, Grace Bruce and JL Macmillan Memorial Home.

Council gdominatedG by voting bloc

A 'VOTING bloc' of Latrobe City Councillors has been accused of failing to provide "quality representation" for locals on carbon tax issues. In its response to the Victorian Electoral Submis

Taking the proactive approach

VICTORIA Police are taking a stand to break the cycle of family violence in the Latrobe Valley, through the setting up of its Family Violence Unit. The unit, which will go through a 12

Taking a stand against the suffering

DRAPED in black mourning clothes, two animal activists staged a silent protest against primate breeding facilities and experiments on monkeys at Monash University Gippsland last week.

Accused arsonist trial

Accused arsonist trial JURORS in the trial of the man accused of lighting the fatal Churchill Black Saturday fires have entered a fourth day of deliberations. Brendan James Sokaluk, 42, ple

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