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Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

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Letters to the editor

The letters deadline for The Echo is noon Friday. Letters longer than 200 words may be cut. The publication of letters is at the discretion of the letters editor.

Women scientists are less likely to be credited for their work

Gender gap in publication and patent authorship suggests women’s contributions to science are ignored or unappreciated.

Suffolk Park DA

Warnings and obscure truths often appear in ‘Backlash’ in The Echo. Addressing the proposed 4000 sqm development in Clifford...

Next step for Byron Shire coastal management

Byron Shire Council will move to the next step of their Coastal Management Program (CMP) that will cover the Shire’s southern coastline and Belongil estuary, after an ongoing grant was approved by the NSW government

Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

Firearm and drugs seized during vehicle stop; pair charged – Mullumbimby

A man and woman have been charged with drug and firearm offences following a vehicle stop in Mullumbimby.

Stories about "Country Labor":

‘Endless land releases’ not the solution for Byron’s housing crisis, says Labor mayor hopeful

Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor. 

Lismore’s $8.2 million flood mitigation project

More than two years after ex-Cyclone Debbie lashed the Northern Rivers and flooded towns from Murwillumbah to Lismore, work is due to start on mitigation works in South Lismore.

Drugs: call for no more ‘nanny state’

The weekend blitz targeting roadside alcohol and drug testing has highlighted NSW government laws that target the use of cannabis rather than its impact on driving.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

Govt to rebuild Northern Rivers from July 1

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will come into existence from July 1. So what is it, and how will it assist flood-affected residents across the region?

Drains, floods, creeks

I was thankful for Duncan Dey’s input at the last Council meeting where two representatives spoke in public access to the long overdue attention...