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Tributes for netball’s Life Member Larnie Keen

The Cobar Senior Netball Association dedicated Saturday’s round of games to one of their own, Larnie Keen, who passed away last Thursday after a five year battle with Melanoma. Cobar Netball Association president Bethany Thomas said it had been a heart-breaking week for Cobar and the club with Larnie’s passing. […]

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Health Service addresses queries over VMO rights

Cobar Health Service Manager Mary Urquhart has publicly addressed growing questions from the community about Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) rights for local GPs in our new hospital. On behalf of the Cobar Health Council, Mrs Urquhart updated Cobar Shire Council at Thursday night’s Ordinary Council Meeting on the matter. In […]

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Now is time to prepare for fire season

As we move out of winter into spring, new, green growth is starting to pop up across the Far West. NSW Rural Fire Service Superintendent Vaughn Elsworth said they are mindful of the impact of this new growth and the potential for fire. “With the destocking of properties after the […]