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Embattled hospitality venues happy

Tumut hospitality venues are celebrating the end of lockdown in the Snowy Valley, to come into effect at 12.01am tomorrow.

Little Wings a lifesaver

Little Wings is a not-for profit organisation that flies children in need of specialist medical treatment between regional Australia and Sydney, and Tumut mum Kylie Sanderson’s appreciation of it cannot be measured.

Snowy Valleys lockdown to end, but restrictions in place

The Snowy Valleys will emerge from lockdown tomorrow (Friday) at midnight, joining other parts of regional NSW currently deemed low risk and which have seen zero Covid cases for at least 14 days.

Areas emerging from lockdown, Riverina decision still pending

Construction is restarting in Canberra, regional Victoria is set to be released from lockdown (except for Shepparton) and a decision on releasing the Riverina is being discussed this afternoon.

McAuley takes a different approach

Tumut’s McAuley Catholic Central School is taking a slightly different approach to remote learning during lockdown, purposefully limiting screen time for junior and senior students.

Batlow’s blank slate

Batlow’s former Mountain Maid site is still a blank slate after the Snowy Valleys Council spent $854,000 to demolish the site and clean up bushfire damage after the 2019/20 Dunns Road fire.

Elliott Way slated for November reopening

During an online forum last Wednesday, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service addressed long-standing questions about the status of Elliott Way.

Red hot Reiland sale reflects trend to artificial joinings

Commercial producers seeking quality genetics for artificial insemination programs over heifers paid a record top price of $38,000 and set a new record average at the Reiland spring bull sale on Friday.

Reopening call this week

After repeated reports of Covid being detected in Cooma’s sewage, a positive case of the virus has now been identified.

Warby hoping for 2021 return

David Warby and his Spirit of Australia II team are hoping to return to Blowering Dam before the end of the year to resume their campaign for a new world water speed record.