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Mount Isa

The town although 25000 people is totally dominated by the mine infrastructure on the edge of the town. Weather great, mid 20s and fine. One more night here then off to Camooweal. 88 more words

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Cloncurry to Mt Isa

130km today. Burke and Wills cairn on the way. Had to pull off the road for 2 wide loads, each 6m wide. Detoured to the old Mary Kathleen uranium mine site which stopped production in 1984. 55 more words

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1947 Labor Day Queen and princesses

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, November 6, 2007

By Bill Kombol

BLACK DIAMOND’S 1947 Labor Day Queen and Princesses: left to right – Princess… 257 more words


Call for Applications for Minden Town Board vacancy

Applications being accepted for Town of Minden board vacancy

by Jenifer Davidson, Minden Town Manager

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will appoint a new Minden Town Advisory Board member to fill a four-year term, effective January 1, 2014. 318 more words


The Magic of Summer Saturdays

Picture the last time you had a truly wonderful Saturday this summer.

I think summer Saturdays are magical. The city wakes up in waves, with the rising of the sun inviting the first surge of dog-walkers and joggers out onto the sidewalks and into the parks. 777 more words


Julia Creek to Cloncurry

This morning we drove from Julia Creek to Cloncurry- saw our first termite mounds on both sides of the road. Cloncurry is a mining town with lots of workers accommodation . 33 more words

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