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DESPITE an overall crime decrease in Wangaratta this year, a rise in theft has led frustrated police to urge locals to lock up their property and vehicles.
A SOLAR farm at North Wangaratta has been approved by the Governor in Council but objectors are considering taking the matter to the Supreme Court.
EXTREME heat forecast today and up to 45km/h “pre-frontal” winds ahead of a storm tomorrow have emergency service crews on stand-by at the Boweya-Wangaratta Road fire ground.
A FIRE that burnt through 650 hectares of the Warby Ovens National Park is the biggest that’s hit the bushland since the early 1990s.
A FIRE in the Warby Ovens National Park, ignited on nearby private property on Friday, is still yet to be controlled by firefighters.
DOCKER Street’s Wangaratta Plaza will be demolished early in 2018.
WANGARATTA, Myrtleford and other district communities within the King, Alpine, Kiewa and Buckland valleys may have ‘dodged a bullet’ with significantly less rainfall than forecast on the weekend and only minor flooding issues, but the nervous wait is not over for local crop farmers.
THE Victorian State Emergency Service has downgraded the flood warning to that of minor for the Ovens and King rivers.
LESS than expected overnight rain has eased the overall flooding threat, but moderate to minor flood warnings remain in place along the Ovens River.
EMERGENCY services were bracing themselves last night for predicted record breaking rainfall today and over the weekend in the Rural City of Wangaratta and Alpine Shire.
VETERAN councillor Ken Clarke has been re-elected as mayor, flagging a major goal by council to have 90 per cent of a $31 million capital works program completed in 2017/18.
DISCUSSIONS between Wangaratta’s two golf clubs about the sport’s future in the city have again reached an impasse.