Mercury rising

AN alarming new report released today shows Mount Gambier is expected to experience a dramatic rise in the number of extreme heat days unless more is […]

Grinder blamed for bushfire

A NARACOORTE man will be summonsed to appear in court after Sunday’s fire on Pistol Road which threatened two homes and destroyed numerous vehicles, sheds and […]

‘At risk’ fire zones highlighted

MOUNT Gambier Prison, the Tafe SA Campus and Suttontown Primary School are among a number of assets considered at risk from a bushfire, according to State […]

Fire danger urgency

A LATE spring dose of rain has done little to wash away the sense of urgency from the Country Fire Service and Wattle Range Council as […]

Offender jailed over fire and ice

A NARACOORTE man has been jailed for more than three years after ice-related hallucinations led to him lighting a bushfire in the South East. Milner Graham […]

Fire leaves $2m damage bill

EMERGENCY Services Minister Chris Picton has praised the mateship and community spirit shown in the wake of the devastating Sherwood bushfires as he toured the scorched region last week[…]

CFS fire season warning

DISTRICT residents have been urged to clean up their properties and have bushfire survival plans in place as the official fire danger season begins today. Temperatures […]

Critical decade for climate action

AUSTRALIA’S critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing, according to a new landmark report from the Climate Council.[…]