News

Wed, February 28th

Historic hut restored

ONE of the Snowy Mountains most iconic buildings has been restored through the hard work and commitment from locals and builders. 
Wed, February 28th

Atmosphere, crowds aplenty

By KAREN FORMAN BOMBALA’S February markets were alive with atmosphere, high quality stalls, music provided by local radio Monaro Community Radio and a local duet, and what one young market-goer fr...
Wed, February 28th

Home school numbers rise

By LUKE TREADWELL THERE has been a steady increase in numbers of children registered to home school over the last five years in NSW, with a surge in 2022. 5429 students were registered to home sc...
Wed, February 28th

Council receives flood risk funding

SNOWY Monaro Regional Council has received a $200,000 grant to explore the feasibility of raising the Cooma Creek levy to try and mitigate future flooding.  Council is one of 16 in NSW to be ...
Wed, February 28th

Southern Health focusses on midwife shortage

By KAREN FORMAN Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) says it is committed to ensuring the health, wellbeing and safety of pregnant women and their babies despite a shortage of midwives acr...

Post & Rail

The postman calls

RESIDENTS are settling into the re-opened Currawarna Assisted Living Facility, much to the delight of the Bombala community who have worked tireles...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - Council financials present ‘grim’ reading

AT this month’s Snowy Monaro Regional Council meeting, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) presented a very grim mid year financial update. Council ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - ‘Unfair’ situation over LLS tax

I WOULD like to draw your attention to what I consider an unfair situation.  I live, as do many others, on a 10 hectare (25 acre) block of la...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - De-merge or not, that is the question

THE NSW government has again shown its contempt for local government by refusing to finance any councils that wish to de-merge from the 2016 merger...

Grassroots

Nimmitabel Show results

Flowers Roses 2. Rose, light, one bloom H-T: 1. Karen Morris, 2. Narelle Kelley 3. Rose, dark, one bloom, H-T: 1. Charlee Tozer, 2. Shandelle Mi...

Graziers lose confidence in BOM after losses

By LUKE TREADWELL  RICHARD Blyton who farms in Nimmitabel held onto his stock in 2023 despite the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) declaring El Ni...

Patemen wins young judging competition

A HIGHLIGHT of the Nimmitabel Show was the zone final of the Group 6 Young Judging competition.  The competition attracted a strong field wit...

Latest African Lovegrass research discussed

By LUKE TREADWELL  LANDHOLDERS, Snowy Monaro Regional Council biosecurity staff, and NSW Department of Primary industries (DPI) have come tog...

Class Corner

Busy year for Cooma Public School

2023 has proved to be a busy and productive year for Cooma Public School as the school as reshaped, grown, and continued tp deliver a high quality ...

JHS embrace learning opportunity

As the academic year progresses, students at Jindabyne High School eagerly anticipate the annual Year 10 Transition Week˗a program that goes beyond...

Finding common ground

In a groundbreaking new program, CUC Snowy Monaro is set to change the narrative around higher education in Cooma. Recognising the challenges that ...

Skink art aims to save species

NEW art installations in the Kosciuszko National Park (KNP) are raising awareness for the Guthega skink as hikers walk along the Illawong Track. C...

Sport

Tue, February 27th

Cooma talent back on track

By KAREN FORMAN COOMA cross country ski talent Bentley Walker-Broose is set to return to university in Australia after completing a “much better than last” Northern Hemisphere Australian representative racing campaign and already has his sites se...
27 February 2024

Bushpigs trio to represent state

By LUKE TREADWELL  THE Jindabyne Bushpigs continue to churn out quality rugby players that go on to represent the region proudly, and 2024 is...
27 February 2024

Pennant bowls in full swing

By COOMA BOWLS  COOMA lawn bowlers have played two rounds of the district pennants on the past two Sundays. On February 11, Cooma travelled ...
27 February 2024

Junior cricketers bowled over

JUNIOR cricketers across the Snowy Monaro are benefiting from new training and protective equipment thanks to a local fundraising initiative. Coom...

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