Mon 21 Apr

The Easter Bunny called in early at the Croc Pit on Thursday night.

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Cyclone Ita

If a Category 5 cyclone is bearing down upon you and you do not know if your kitchen will be unusable, or when the power will go out, or for how long, boiling eggs is a good precaution

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Douglas Shire residents are being urged to eliminate any potential dengue breeding sites before Easter with five new cases confirmed in far north Queensland. 

Katie Brown's 'golden heart' has won over Miss Carnivale judges, naming her ambassador for Port Douglas' biggest tourism event starting in May.

Police have charged a 47-year-old Mossman man after he was located asleep in the back seat of an allegedly stolen vehicle earlier this week.  

Police have searched a far north Queensland property in connection to an unsolved $2.4 million armoured car robbery that occurred in Melbourne almost 20 years ago. 

Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree (TPDD) have appointed from within, naming the organisation's business development executive, Tara Bennett as the marketing body's executive officer.

Ergon Energy says it hopes to have fully restored power to Douglas Shire residents in time for the Easter long weekend.

The Douglas Shire damage bill is rising as clean up efforts continue throughout communities in the region today.

Far north Queensland police have charged a Mt Isa man for allegedly driving 179 kilometres per hour under the influence of alcohol in a 100 kilometre per hour zone. 

A far north Queensland Indigenous community came close to flooding and nearly lost its administrative offices as Tropical Cyclone Ita stormed through the region on the weekend.

Misreporting significant weather events can sometimes have a bigger impact than heavy rain and gale force winds, writes Roy Weavers.

It was supposed to be Sean Hunter and Liz McConnon's special day but Tropical Cyclone Ita had other ideas.

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I hope you all survived the cyclone and it's back to business.

In a feisty, intense opening quarter the Cutters ventured into the Croc Pit on Saturday determined to come away with four points.  


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LJ Hooker raise a glass to 10 years

Historic panels reflect Mossman's heritage

Douglas businesses forge new links at expo

Katie gets her wings

Bamanga Bubu Ngadimunku's Peterson Opio standing outside his office in Mossman GorgeMichael and Kylie Sampson celebrate 10 years of LJ Hooker under their ownershipDouglas Historical Society's Pam Willis Burden and Woolworths Graeme JonesRadio presenter Kim Hurley hosted at the inaugural business expoKatie Miller celebrates gaining her helicopter license
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