As the Pioneer’s Viewpoint page proves time and again, councils are hot topics in regional communities like the Riverland.
There are shades of new ABC TV show Utopia in the ongoing saga of Lake Bonney’s proposed dual naming.
If the meeting lives up to the hype, organisers of tomorrow night’s Berri Barmera Council rating review workshop should charge admission fees.
Sometimes we forget how lucky we are in the Riverland to have access to local government figures.
Stories about the lack of young people volunteering invariably lead to sweeping generalisations about the differences between generations.
By about Thursday, the relentless run of frosty mornings was starting to wear thin with even the most enthusiastic winter fan.
Councils, council employees and councillors must surely gird their loins each quarter in preparation for the inevitable community ‘feedback’ generated by rates notices.
Of all the dumb, pointless crimes, vandalism must surely rate near the top of the list.