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Fire fight among worst veteran volunteer seen
A 40-YEAR CFA veteran says fire ravaged the entire landscape of Bungeet along Boweya Road.

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Trainers eye winning finish

WANGARATTA trainers are hoping to give the race track a winning send-off.
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A devastating blow

A PIONEER Bungeet family has experienced its worst fires in more than a century.
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Shy snake hides in car

A SPOOKED red-bellied black snake sought refuge under a car in Wangaratta’s Woolworths car park.
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Carols a joy for so many

PHOTO GALLERY: Wangaratta's Carols by Candlelight has been hailed one of the biggest in recent times.
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Draft park plan call for change

THE days of CBD workers parking in Merriwa Park all day could be gone.

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A devastating blow
A PIONEER Bungeet family has experienced its worst fires in more than a century.
Beetles to give farmers some help
DUNG beetles have been released in their thousands in Wangaratta.
Missed, and remembered
SOME very special Christmas trees are helping people express their grief.
Shy snake hides in car
A SPOOKED red-bellied black snake sought refuge under a car in Wangaratta’s Woolworths car park.
REGION IS SET ALIGHT
HUNDREDS of hectares of grass and bushland burned around the outskirts of Wangaratta on Tuesday.
Girls top all three schools
FEMALES have taken top honors among the hundreds of year 12 students at Wangaratta’s three secondary schools.
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Trainers eye winning finish
WANGARATTA trainers are hoping to give the race track a winning send-off.
Out with a bang
WANGARATTA Turf Club is looking to go out with a bang, with tomorrow’s Christmas race meet set to end the year.
Cyclists gear up for big carnival
THE countdown to Victoria’s biggest track racing series is on with Wangaratta to host the final day.
Excellent local showcase for AFL 9s
SOME 75 football fans descended on WJ Findlay for the first AFL 9s tournament in Wangaratta.
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Australia’s first ‘Epic’ mountain bike trail

EXPECTATIONS were high from mountain bike enthusiasts who lined up to be first down Mt Buller’s Epic trail – officially opened on Saturday morning. The…Read the story

Pipe workers splurge

SHOPPERS in Euroa will have noticed a sea of flouro yellow work shirts when they’ve gone to buy their bread or café lattes. The town…Read the story

Jail for fatal crash

THE man who killed his passenger in a Bright crash after a night of heavy drinking already had a long history of driving offences, a…Read the story

Industry butts out

THE final remnants of the tobacco industry in Victoria and the North East are set to disappear in a little more than a month. The…Read the story

People & Lifestyle

Leaving Rhodesia was right move
THE moment George Davies first set eyes on his now wife of 60 years, he said "she’s going to be my wife".
Leaning on each other
EVERY parent knows that speaking to others facing similar issues is a salve for the soul.
A flying invention
THE future could have your home delivered pizza sent by a drone - an invention created by a former Wangaratta resident.
Educators making a real difference
CATHEDRAL College teachers Amy Noble and Candace Potter have gone above and beyond in their roles.
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Rural News

Hay season a lot better
RAIN at the right time has allowed a local business to harvest 80 per cent of its potential yield.
Opportunities and risks
KEEPING Australia’s biosecurity in tact will be the main focus as the nation.
Cherry ripe delight out at Boweya
A LOCAL cherry grower has been working overtime to get the right sized cherry.
Stock sought after at yards
A HOT summer ahead didn’t deter buyers from restocking at Friday’s store cattle sale.
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