Anne Simmons

Journalist at Latrobe Valley Express

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Bureau warns hot weather is not over yet

Bureau warns hot weather is not over yet

A cool change over the weekend will only offer "short respite" before more sweltering conditions return to the Latrobe Valley, the Bureau of Meteorology expects.  

Rotarians shaken by impact of earthquake

Rotarians shaken by impact of earthquake

Children at a primary school on the eastern coast of Bali are still learning under marquees since earthquakes shook the neighbouring Indonesian island of Lombok about five months ago.  

Message in a bottle washes up memories

Message in a bottle washes up memories

Low tide at Sunday Island has revealed many unusual and sometimes grim artefacts for a member of the Para Park game reserve cooperative, Ron Mayze.  

Nervous ATAR wait

Nervous ATAR wait

Latrobe Valley year 12 students are holding tight for tomorrow's VCE results as Lowanna College graduate of 2007, Bryce Magnuson, reminds them "it's not the end of the world" if things do not shape up as expected.  

Doorty to offer locals scootering insights

Doorty to offer locals scootering insights

A key player in Australia's scootering community, Jay Doorty, would like to see more wheels on the skate ramps in his own neighbourhood.  

Ukulele lovers jamming it out

Ukulele lovers jamming it out

On a market day in Traralgon, you can find up to 20 ukulele players crammed in a narrow Italian café, with maybe a couple of guitarists or even an accordionist.  

School’s fence plea

School’s fence plea

The school council desperate for new security fencing at Albert Street Primary School has found its campaign at a "frustrating" stand-still.  

Greg captures stories of old Walhalla

Greg captures stories of old Walhalla

A retired school teacher who started his research before Walhalla was connected to mains electricity is expecting to publish the second book in his trilogy on the township early next year.  

Christmas pressure fuels family violence

The summer holiday period is one of the worst times of the year for family violence, the peak industry body for agencies working with men to end family violence says.  

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