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Editor of the Northern Valleys News Tamieka Preston

Chia and berry snack jar

Chia seeds may be trendy these days, but these ancient seeds, which are native to Mexico and Central America, were used by Aztecs as...

Build it and they will come!

The guys behind Three Chillies Mountain Bike Design joined community members in showing their enthusiasm for the Shire of Chittering’s Bindoon Mountain Bike and...

Sweet spot

The Oversby family of Bindoon are expecting a bumper harvest of their magnificent mandarins this season after a disappointing year in 2019 yielded them...

No plastic? No problem!

If you care about the environment and want to reduce your use of plastic, you might want to try shopping at the Northern Valleys...

Mango Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 350 g frozen mango 1 frozen banana (can use unfrozen if using frozen mango) 250 ml coconut water (or milk) 2 tbs natural yogurt 50 ml coconut...

Get set, mango!

The signs of mango madness are starting to appear in the town of Bindoon as the Bindoon Primary School community gets set for the...

Herbed zucchini balls

A very tasty, bite-sized savoury appetizer which is packed with flavour – and a fabulous way of using up the vegetables and herbs which...

Devastating ripple effect of Coronavirus on WA Cray industry

The WA cray fishing season has come to a grinding halt with local cray fishing boats in Lancelin and Jurien Bay pulling up their...

From farm to fork

When Brad Alp’s grandfather Gordon Alp first began farming Wakedale Farm back in the 1940’s, there’s no doubt his family and farm workers would...

A pub with no beer: New Norcia community devastated by sudden...

The community of New Norcia are devastated by the recent, and surprisingly sudden, shut-down of their beloved local pub, the historic New Norcia Hotel....

The splendour of an olive tree

The air is hot and dry up on Regans Ridge. Although views over the scarp stretch almost to the sea, the breeze is warm...

Have car – will travel! Gingin care group receives their very...

Inspired by the book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by American surgeon Atul Gawande, Gingin go-getter Sylvia Kelly has instigated...
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