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Holding her own

DESPITE being the general manager of a male-dominated company, Traralgon's Julie Mack has taken the organisation from strength to strength.

A war to remember

AT 21 years of age Jim Saddington felt bullet-proof and fearless.

Uncertain future for plant

Latrobe City remains upbeat about the future of HRL's proposed Morwell dual gas-fired power station despite Monday's announcement project development had been "frozen", fuelling ongoing speculation about the plant's future.

Industrial action steps up

THE campaign for better mental health staffing and wages stepped up this week amid union claims Latrobe Regional Hospital's mental health services unit was being kept afloat by overtime work.

Loy Yang buyout on hold

AGL's planned buyout of Loy Yang Power remains on hold with a deadline passing yesterday for the company to provide more information on its plans to the competition watchdog.

Ministerial agreement standout

A LATROBE Valley Ministerial agreement has been held up as an economic growth model other regions should embrace.

Overhaul for Gippsland’s special schools

GIPPSLAND'S special education network is hoping to overhaul the education system this year with the help of State Government support.

Devries trial commences

THE trial of accused murderer Richard Stephen Devries of Newborough has begun before the Melbourne Supreme Court sitting in the Latrobe Valley.

Talented musicians flock to Moe

Bluegrass band, Borderline believes the upcoming regional music festival will provided exposure for local musicians.

Growers weigh-in

WILLOW Grove resident Chris Williams has been busy growing pumpkins weighing more than 100 kilograms for this weekend's Giant Pumpkin event.

Needs still not met

LOCAL carers have backed claims the Federal Government is misleading the public over its National Disability Insurance Scheme at a time when the urgent needs of thousands of Gippslanders with disabilities remain unmet.

Job boost for region

GIPPSLAND will see a boost in its employment sector following the opening of a new national lending centre in Morwell today.

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Harriers enjoy warm conditions

ATHLETICS TRARALGON HARRIERS By MOLLY IRVINE LAST Thursday night's run saw 50 runners and walkers complete a mildly warm 5km three-lap course. The course took runners along Park...