WHILE in rural communities the loss of businesses, collapse of local industries and closures of tiny schools are fairly common, some institutions will always live on.
Today’s Murray Pioneer carries two substantial opinion pieces submitted by two reasonably prominent local councillors.
Extra money generated by the huge jump in the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) won’t go directly into emergency services across South Australia.
It’s difficult to see a down side to SA Police – including those in the Riverland – being given Taser guns to carry on their belts.
At the time of writing, a sensible compromise looked likely between the Renmark Paringa Council and Frank Turton.
A FEW days ago the Local Government Association (LGA) issued a well-intended media release warning council candidates for the upcoming elections against making promises they can’t keep.
Premier Jay Weatherill’s push to consolidate State Government boards and committees seemingly came from nowhere.
ONLY one of the three Riverland mayors has been challenged for the top job following this week’s release of nominations for November’s council elections.