FROM THE ARCHIVES
15 YEARS AGO December 24, 2003
Motorists who are random breath tested and register zero during the police Christmas traffic campaign will have the opportunity to win prizes.
District traffic co-ordinator for the Kimberley, Sergeant Laurie Stubbs, said the move was being introduced because many residents of smaller towns were likely to be breathalysed many times over the holiday season.
10 YEARS AGO December 18, 2008
The issue of restricting vehicle access to Cable Beach to protect nesting turtles is set to go before the Broome Shire Council for the second time in two months.
A motion defeated at the November meeting asked the Shire chief executive to “immediately explore strategies” to restrict vehicle access to Cable Beach between Gantheaume Point and Coconut Well from sunset to sunrise between November 1 and March 31 each year.
FIVE YEARS AGO December 19, 2013
Two Broome children will get the best present of all this Christmas — being surrounded by family and friends at home after spending the past year in hospital undergoing intense chemotherapy for leukaemia.
Mason Cavilla, 3, and Jasmin Bin Swani, 12, left Princess Margaret Hospital after reaching the last phase of their treatment, enabling them to return home and focus on their recovery.