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Christine’s last post

The Erickson Skycrane helicopter, nicknamed Christine, that ditched into a Gippsland dam on Monday 28 January had spent the previous day operating from its...

Rare lily in logging coupe

 A rare lily is growing within an active logging coupe in Powelltown, citizen scientists say. The tall astelia lily (astelia australiana) was only known to...

Nicole’s made a mark

 Lilydale’s Nicole Harvey joined the CFA in Victoria in April 1998 as the state fire investigation co-ordinator and a fire investigator. Over the past 20...

Wandin kicks off Australia Day

Wandin Public Hall opened in 1952 and was reserved every Saturday for dancing. While there was no dancing on this Australia Day, within the...

Marysville fire threat eases

UPDATE 8.30am Sunday 27 January: There are now only two fires burning in the Upper Yarra Reservoir. *** The bushfire near Marysville is now safe. The Department of...

Dick gets the gong

With Coldstream Airport a few paddocks away and a runway on an adjoining farm, Dick Gower is close to his heaven. His passion for...

Quiet achiever’s OAM

For service to the community of the Yarra Ranges is what is says on the commendation for the award of the Medal of the...

Young achievers

A trio of Lilydale students share this year’s Yarra Ranges Council Young Citizen of the Year title. Amelie, Keely and Jean-Pascal received the Australia Day...

Lesley’s our best

Yarra Ranges Citizen of the Year Lesley Porter was “a bit shocked, really humbled by it and really blessed”. The Australia Day award recognised her...

Suyin’s an inspiration

Warburton’s Suyin Chan received an Australia Day award for her tireless community work. Yarra Ranges Council awarded her the Ian De La Rue Award for...

Fire services medal for Mick Tisbury

Healesville fire-fighter, Commander Mick Tisbury has been awarded the Australian Fire Services Medal in recognition of his 29 years of distinguished service to the...

Awards for their war on waste

People and groups in the Yarra Ranges are holding nothing back when it comes to the war on waste, especially when it comes to...

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SES called for early morning fallen tree

Healesville SES crews tended to a large tree that had fallen across Myers Creek Road at around 4.40am on Friday 24 May. The early morning...

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