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Sea Survivors Receive On The Spot Fines

The two men onboard the missing boat in South Australian waters have finally been reunited with friends and family. At about 9.20 pm on Wednesday, the men on board the 30ft wooden boat made contact with police who then worked with rescue crews to determine their exact location. Tony Higgins and Derek...

Mentally Fit EP Tour Pt Lincoln With That Coffee Cart For R U OK Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention day which also in conjunction with R U OK day, with this year’s message “there’s more to say after R U OK? The suicide prevention charity is encouraging locals to start life-changing conversations and creating a more connected community. Every day, at least six Australians die from...

SALT Festival Live Comedy Show Tonight

Locals can get their second round of laughs with a comedy show making a special appearance at the Beer Garden Brewery tonight. Following the successful sell-out comedy show “Trapped in Paradise” that took place at Boston Bay Wines over the weekend, SALT Festival are presenting Thursday Night Comedy, supporting live comedy. From...

Port Lincoln Library Reopen Doors to Community

The Port Lincoln Library is finally welcoming community members back in their doors. The library will resume their opening hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Sundays 1-4pm for locals to enjoy the library's recourses such as their wide range of collections, computers and free Wi-Fi. However, given circumstances, the library...

UPDATE: Missing Men Alive and Well

It’s been reported just hours after the search for the two missing men was called off, one of the men has made contact and the two are alive and well. Yesterday was day four of the search for Tony Higgins and Derek Robinson, 57 and 48 who left Coffin Bay last...

Regional Australia to Face More Frequent and Intense Weather in Coming Years

A new report is warning regional Australians will face more frequent and intense weather events in coming years, resulting in greater property, personal and economic damage. It comes as new figures reveal insurers have already paid-out more than $3.85 billion in claims following a devastating summer of bushfires, storms and hail...

UPDATE: Fatal Crash at Cummins

  A woman has died following a crash this morning near Cummins. Just before 7am, on Wednesday 9 September, police and emergency services responded to calls of a crash, after a Toyota ute hit a tree on Warrow Road about 11kms west of Cummins. On arrival, police discovered the driver the only occupant...

Search Enters Fourth Day For Missing Men

The search for two missing men and their boat in waters south of Port Lincoln will enter its fourth day today. The search today by SAPOL’s fixed-wing aircraft will focus on the coastlines of Lower Eyre Peninsula, Lower Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and the Coorong, looking for any sign of the...

Serious Crash on the Eyre Peninsula

Police are at the scene of a serious crash near Cummins on the Eyre Peninsula.  Just before 7am, on Wednesday 9 September, police and emergency services responded to calls of a crash after a car hit a tree on Warrow Road about 11kms west of Cummins. There are reports of serious injuries...

Whyalla House Fire

Yesterday afternoon at about 4:45 Whyalla fire crews responded to several triple zero call with reports of a house fire. Eight Metropolitan fire fighters and 2 appliances attended an address in Whyalla Stuart where there was fire coming from the bedroom window. Following primary and secondary checks, fire crews found there were...