Alert downgraded as firefighters bring blaze near Lancelin under control

The fire was first reported at 11.40am near the intersection of Callistemon Loop and Bottlebrush Road in Nilgen, about 20km north-east of Lancelin.

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Man and woman in custody after stand-off in eastern Perth suburb

A man and woman have been taken into custody after a stand-off in the eastern Perth suburb of Martin on Monday. 

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/police-cordon-off-streets-in-eastern-perth-suburb-after-couple-made-threats-20190121-p50sok.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Shopkeeper punched, store trashed in Kelmscott IGA retaliation attack

The incident was sparked when a young boy attempted to steal a bottle of Coke from the Kelmscott IGA store on December 30.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/shopkeeper-punched-store-trashed-in-kelmscott-iga-retaliation-attack-20190120-p50sj0.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Police hunt three suspects after stabbing outside Caversham brewery

Police are searching for three suspects after a stabbing in Caversham; the Police Air Wing unit has been deployed to help track down those involved.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/police-search-caversham-after-stabbing-attack-outside-brewery-20190119-p50sfx.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘She died doing something she loved’: Felicity Shadbolt’s family speak

The family of Felicity Shadbolt who died after going for a bushwalk in the Pilbara on Sunday say they will remember her for her beautiful smile and her desire to stay young and never grow old.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/she-died-doing-something-she-loved-felicty-shadbolt-s-family-speak-20190118-p50sb9.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

How identity and culture paved the way for WA’s only Jewish school’s success

Carmel became WA’s top private school for 2018. Students and teachers believe the reason it’s doing well comes down to its celebration of a collective Jewish identity.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/how-identity-and-culture-paved-the-way-for-wa-s-only-jewish-school-s-success-20190117-p50s0r.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Police search Mundaring forest for missing Northam man

WA Police are urging anyone who has seen Mr Irvine or his vehicle to come forward immediately.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/man-missing-in-northam-may-not-know-how-to-get-home-20190115-p50rgv.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Burn in hell’: Catholic priest avoids jail for sex abuse

A retired Catholic priest, who sexually abused a teenage girl under his care at a West Australian home for Aboriginal children removed from their families more than 50 years ago, has avoided an immediate prison term.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/burn-in-hell-catholic-priest-avoids-jail-for-sex-abuse-20190115-p50rkr.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘I almost vomited’: Perth woman finds mouse in Spudshed salad package

A Perth woman who said she was left disgusted and close to the point of vomiting after finding a dead mouse in a spinach package at Spudshed in Jandakot on Sunday morning has received a heartfelt apology from the West Australian family business which produces the spinach packages.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/i-almost-vomited-perth-woman-finds-mouse-in-spudshed-salad-package-20190113-p50r55.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia