Boat dredged from 'Siberia'

A BOAT which sank in a remote section of Coffs Harbour has been dredged

Cycle Challenge offering an historic ride

The Coffs City Rotary Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge is being held this year on the weekend of August 13 and 14.

'Old' highway the route for this year's Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge

Coffs model is Face of Origin

STUNNING: Tahlia Hall (second left) of Coffs Harbour was named the NSW winner of the Face of Origin 2016.

Coffs beauty is Face of Origin

Turning wine into water during Dry July

DRY JULY: As a participant in this annual fund raiser for cancer patients, Jo Symons has happily swapped alcohol for water.

Turning wine into water during Dry July

GALLERY: Close game as Rebels clinch Comets

A couple of runaway tries from the Rebels ended up winning them the game.

SOUTH Grafton has further cemented itself as the competition leader

Council ‘cautious’ on highway handover

Pacific highway upgrade valla beach . East west overpass..  12 April  2016.

Council cautious on highway handover

Coffs next in line for bypass?

Sapphire to Woolgoolga bypass opens  pics are of the  1st night.Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Coffs next in line for bypass

Solutions for Valla Beach highway turnoff

Discussing safety options for the Pacific Hwy at Valla last year were Oxley MP Melinda Pavey, Nambucca Shire Mayor Rhonda Hoban and Pacific Highway general manager Bob Higgins.

Solutions for Valla Beach highway turnoff

Road to recovery for surf club

SHARING: IRB captain Paul Kelly with lifeguard team leader Alistair Lane behind the wheel of the gator the club is borrowing.

Lifeguards support clubbies after theft

Testing new reforms for the HSC

CHANGING THE RULES: From 2020, Year 9 students in NSW must pass a minimum literacy and numeracy standard to receive their HSC.

Students quizzed on HSC reforms.

Billion dollar plan gets RAAF base flying high

MOVING: Wing Commander Scott Winchester discusses the billion dollar developments that are underway at RAAF Base Amberley.

Work underway on the first of many key projects at the base

Iwasaki's 9 month target for state approval for new resort

The Capricorn Resort recently announced it's closure.

A new resort could be approved in nine months

Abattoirs need a 'rissole-led recovery' says Labor MP

Queensland’s biggest abattoir is in Ms Miller’s electorate.

World's 'most popular' torrent website shutdown

Founder and operator of torrent site could face extradition

Financial advisors given five year reprieve on standards

All new advisors will need to meet the new standards from Jan 2019

Letters to the Editor - July 16, 2016

This week's letters talk energy costs, airlines... and Pokémon Go

Letters to the editor - July 13, 2016

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor - July 13, 2016

Letters to the Editor - July 9, 2016


Letters to the Editor - July 9, 2016

LETTER: Brexit vote was a wake-up call for EU

EU needs to develop policies based on people

Editorial - Saturday, July 23: Upgrade opening time to reflect

Pacific highway upgrade valla beach . East west overpass..  12 April  2016.

Editorial - Saturday, July 23: Upgrade opening a time to reflect

Don’t hate on Sonia Kruger for being honest

Sonia Kruger.

An honest debate is what we need in this country.

Man who murdered Tanilla, 2, ‘deserved what he got’

A BALLINA family is in shock as Tanilla's killer appeals his 40-year jail sentence, but her stepmother says nothing will bring back their gorgeous little girl.

$21 million development for North Coast town moves forward

FLYERS' PARADISE: An aerial view of the proposed airpark subdivision at the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome.

Plans include residential lots, a hotel, commercial space and museum

$2m fund to fight quad bike deaths of farms

NSW farmers will be eligible for $500 rebates to improve farm safety

Katter moves to stop Chinese buying NSW power infrastructure

Bob Katter moves to ban sale of Ausgrid to any foreign company

Residential construction optimism plummets in NSW

Confidence in the residential construction sector has dropped

Admit it: Splendour fashion is a little bit ridiculous

The fashion at Splendour is unique, that’s for sure.

Indian headdresses, white skirts, overalls and "glitter roots"

Scramble to remove possible campaign slogan from Govt site

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull makes a statement during a joint press conference with United States Vice President Joe Biden in Sydney on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Mr Biden is visiting Australia as part of a tour of the Pacific.

Scramble to erase the Prime Minister's "exciting time" catchcry

Young mum shot four times by her husband

Edith Mulvena lies in an unmarked grave at East Lismore cemetery.

Husband murders wife in dramatic domestic violence situation

Sunshine Coast fraudster arrested in South Africa

FRAUDSTER: Luke Bracken during his stint as executive chairman of Bracken International Mining.

Fraudster left behind a trail of victims here on the Coast

Hadley weighs in on pedophile sentences

Well-known radio personality, Ray Hadley, dropped in to St George on Sunday to watch a bit of rugby league.
Photo Karen Berry / Balonne Beacon

Hervey Bay man convicted of downloading child pornography

Army pilot trainee pulls man from burning wreck

HUMBLE HERO: Officer Cadet Ingrid Dylan, flanked by Captain Warren Wilton, talks of the dramatic rescue at Cooyar after spotting a car on fire after a crash.

Army sends its condolences to family of man killed from crash

Another good reason to have sex

Get connected: lack of love can kill you, scientists say.

Research shows a twice-weekly romp produces more cold antibodies.

Search for MH370 to be suspended

Ministers have announced the search will be suspended, not ended

Ignorant vandals are killing off Tasmanian Devil population

Tasmanian Devil

Vandals are killing off vital protective equipment

Men apologise for bloody brawl that grounded flight

Jetstar plane landing at Coolangatta Airport.

Bloody brawl ended a Jetstar flight to Thailand

Clinton makes "boring" pick for VP running mate

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton selected on 22 July 2016, Democratic Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine to be her pick as running mate for the presidential elections. According to media reports, Clinton is planning to make a formal announcement on 23 July 2016.

Clinton's choice suggests she is confident of beating Donald Trump

Turkey suspends human rights laws after "attempted coup"

 Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Around 60,000 soldiers, police and others have been suspended

Unarmed black carer shot by police while calming patient

And I’m saying to them, ‘Sir, why did you shoot me?’

$200 in fuel, cigarettes, ice coffee: I'll be back

Man left his driver's licence and promised he would pay

Snake on a train! Police nab slippery rail passenger

Brisbane Water Local Area Command officers nabbed this three-foot jungle python from a 20-year-old man who was proudly introducing the reptile to fellow train passengers.

Cops nab three-foot jungle python called 'Bread' from train.

Mum's third set of twins in two years

Newborns Darla and Delanie are a US mum Danesha Couch's third set of twins.

"I said, 'This is not happening right now. Pinch me.'"

Camels milk the attention at new Gympie dairy

TRUE LOVE: “I love camels so much,” Melanie Fitzgibbon says. But she says her husband Wayne Morris (pictured) has the job of keeping them all happy, because camels can soon stop giving milk if they are upset.

Camel dairy gives milk of human kindness.

Pokémon Go makes Ingress into Clarence Valley

Pokemon Go player Dan Optland is pictured in the game w ith a "Pidgey" Pokemon he lured to a Pokestop at the Clarence Valley Conservatorium.

Pokemon Go Pokestops evolved from hard work of unsuspecting friends.

Superheroes of the big screen enjoy sounds of Splendour

CHRIS Hemsworth and his Avengers mates drop by Byron festival.

Dynamic pics from Splendour Day 1

The Strokes perform at Splendour in the Grass 2016. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Check out the latest pictures from Splendour in the Grass.

Bindi Irwin: 18 magic photos to mark her 18th birthday

Bindi Irwin with a python.

Photos: Bindi Irwin from babyhood to 18

Aussie director makes his mark on new Roots mini-series

Malachi Kirby as Kunta Kinte in a scene from the TV series Roots.

BRUCE Beresford behind final episode of remake of iconic series.

The Avalanches pull plug on live broadcast of Splendour set

The Avalanches are an Australian electronic music group.

RADIO listeners won't be able to tune in to the band's show tonight.

Who's got Richie's heart all aflutter?

Richie Strahan stars in season four of The Bachelor.

THE Bachelor has found his dream woman second time around.