Paddlers power for a good cause

"I spoke to a few of the novices yesterday just to check in, and they said they all slept well on Sunday night, and are a bit weary after four days.”

New partnership for Fiji school fundraiser

TEAM EFFORT: It's Time Foundation founder Rob Edwards with a completed solar project in Fiji. The foundation has come on board to help Grafton's Ruth Donoghue in her quest to provide solar power to the Ratu Meli Memorial School,

DEX stories continue to help Fiji school

VIDEO: Relocated, restored and ready for Anzac Day

South Grafton Cenotaph Committee chairman Fred Norris and South Grafton RSL Sub-Branch president Bob Hayes campaigned to have the South Grafton Cenotaph moved to its new position. The plaque will be unveiled on Anzac Day this year.Photo Bill North / Daily Examiner

Greek plaque to be unveiled at South Grafton service

Ken and fish help raise thousands for museum

Jane Mitchell (left) and Kerrie Howland .

Yamba art auction raises around $12,000

Lily steps out for showgirl competition

SHOWGIRL HOPEFUL: Lilly Weatherstone is one of this year's entrants in the Grafton Showgirl competition.

First time competitor excited for the show

Warm days still here, but cool nights coming

Winter is coming, but the days will still stay warm.

Trough coming mid week to cool temperatures off

Business Awards entries now open

The team from Refresh Rejuvenate at the 2016 Daily Examiner Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards with their Best New Business 2nd Year trophy.

Time to get your entries in for Clarence Business awards

A tribute to service at Saraton concert

Three of the few remaining Clarence Valley Korean War veterans Ken Geisler, Snow McClymont and John Fitzpatrick are paid tribute at the Forces of War concert at the Saraton Theatre.

Forces of War annual concert plays to big crowd

The war on drugs is a losing battle

POLICY NOT WORKING: Despite the laws in place the buying, selling and using of illegal drugs is not slowing down and still costing lives.

Do you really think your admirable approach has any real impact?

Pence's passion for art therapy

HIGH PROFILE: Dr Jo Kelly (far left), and US VP's wife Karen Pence (front middle) at the meeting in Sydney.

Pence raising the profile of art therapy

LJ Hooker takes agent of the year

RESPECTED: LJ Hooker Yamba's Mark Porter has been given top marks on review website RateMyAgent.

Happy clients rate Mark Porter number 1

Say aloha to the Valley's new sushi bar

FAMILY BUSINESS: Aloha Sushi owners Chris Hellmrich and Toni Sharpe with Koki and Emily Hardman, two weeks after the business opening.

Toni Sharpe's dream to call a business her own

Last lifeline thrown to community's pool

FINAL DIP: Ulmarra sisters Olivia, Claudia and Jocelyn Crown enjoying possibly their last swim in the village's community pool.

Resident makes one last attempt to save Ulmarra's swimming pool.

DISCONNECTED: Lack of landlines a 'ticking time bomb'

Gateway Lifestyle Resort residents Kay Martin, Sue Jacquin, Max Juett, Susan Keeling and Dot and Pat Chorley have been forced to use their mobile phones while waiting months for their landlines to be connected.

Communication breakdown a matter of life and death

Investor snaps up second Grafton pub in six months

SUCCESSFUL OFFER: Walkers Marina Hotel in South Grafton is operating as a hotel with accommodation.

Successful offer made as interest in commercial investment rises

REVAMP: Chamber website so last century

Yamba Chamber of Commerce president Margot Scott says the chamber's website needs an update to bring it into the 21st Century.

New look planned for Yamba Chamber of Commerce webpage.

Banks want more power to take farms, businesses

Cash money Photo: Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

Showdown looming between Big Four and government

Meet the man who grows microgreens for city restaurants

MICROGREENS MAN: Josh Paterson sells his microgreens every Thursday at the My Local Feast farmers' markets in Toowoomba.

He taught himself how to grow microgreens

Byron Council to pull $1million investment from Westpac

The $21-billion Carmichael mine in Queensland's Galilee basin if built, would be Australia's biggest.

Mayor says 'Byron Shire Council, like its community, wishes to part of the...

'Bit ridiculous': Wife-to-be doesn't need a big, fat ring

Shenee' Scholes and her husband-to-be, Josh Humphrey

Wife-to-be doesn't care what her man forked out for ring.

Need some extra cash?

Think outside the box to make some quick cash.

Check out these simple ways of making money

SOLD: Iconic M'boro pub set to be transformed

Shane Muller from Maryborough Motorcycles will be opening up a showroom and café at the Shamrock Hotel.

The Shamrock Hotel is set to be transformed in the next two months.

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

It's all well to want a perfect world, but that's an oxymoron, dairy farmer says to vegans in this letter to the editor

GOING BATTY: Living with flying foxes a hard sell

Little Red flying foxes in flight.

"We are now stuck here whether we like it or not"

Former residents saddened by news of pool closure

The Ulmarra Playgroup enjoys the water at the Ulmarra Pool the day after Clarence Valley Council voted to close it at the end of the swim season.

Pool joins long list of community closures. What's next?

Safer roads, safer cars, safer people: MP

Due to flooding to the north, holiday traffic is using the Coffs Coast as an escape route.

Choose wisely, aim for zero fatalities this Easter

OPINION: The obligation we owe our Diggers

We owe our Diggers an immesurable debt for being able to live in peace in Australia.

What can we do in the face of all the uncertainty in the world?

SOAPBOX: Who's to blame if a teen turns bad?

Teenagers have massive pressure put on them.

Stop whingeing about teenagers. It's time we cut them some slack

OPINION: What it feels like to stand at Gallipoli

Gravestones are a reminder of Anzac Cove's tragic history.

A poignant place of rugged beauty

Police appeal to public after man knocked unconscious

INVESTIGATIONS continue after a man was knocked unconscious in a fight at Coolangatta over the weekend.

Man charged over Nimbin hammer attack to face court

Gungas Rd

Man to appear in Lismore Local Court today

Flood crash survivor, Chloe, 8, tells of escape

Chloe-May Kabealo speaks to media at a fundraiser at Tweed Heads. Picture: Channel 7

“I unbuckled my seatbelt and I tried to go up for air.''

Where is James? Help find man missing from Northern Rivers

James Gregory Auckram, 51, was last seen in the Lismore area.

Has no fixed place of abode, often seen in Ballina and Lismore

Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg pledge big sum to flood appeal

LOCALS: Australian actors Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg arrive for the 6th AACTA International Awards at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, USA, 06 January 2017.

Stars confirmed donation to Rise Above the Flood

New campaign to bust myth vitamin K is an immunisation

Vitamin K is given to newborn babies to prevent a deadly disease.

Fresh effort to prevent putting babies at risk

NSW Health in full spin after dumping doctor files in bin

The Minister for Health Brad Hazzard and Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant addressing the media this morning.

The outpatient letters were to be sent between GPs, hospitals

Boy, 12, drives solo 1300km before being pulled over

Outback odyssey....Police want to know how the boy drove 1300km unchecked.

Boy drives across NSW before being stopped by stunned police

Drones capture sharks chasing mullet metres from shore

A grey nurse shark chases a school of mullet. DON'T USE

Sharks attack school of mullet less than 50 metres from beach

Good memories from home-town campdraft

Nicholas Ward and Nikki Wollens with youngsters Dustin and Keith Hirsch at the Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft.

Nicholas Ward follows family tradition by competing at Rathdowney.

Croc attack: Snorkeler's terrifying encounter at Lizard Is.

Lizard Island.

Snorkeller swims into crocodile’s jaws at Lizard Island

Why Pauline Hanson's One Nation is not going away

Pauline Hanson.

Think One Nation is a temporary phenomenon, think again

Anzac's amateur photos of Gallipoli battlefield go on show

Harold Collins eventually made his way into the air force.

Anzac images are a sobering reminder of life on the battlefield

22-year-old falls in love with the wool industry

James Braszell is a full time shearer and photographer.

James Braszell finds his niche in the shearing sheds.

How to double your iPhone's recharge speed

These handy tips can help supercharge your iPhone in five minutes

Lisa Curry and fiance sell up Sunshine Coast property

I'm a Celebrity, Get me Out of Here! contestant Lisa Curry with partner Mark Tabone after being evicted from the South African jungle. Picture: Dylan Robinson ***EMBARGOED 7:30pm March 9th***

Plans for dream home on hold at Mount Mellum place on market

'Disastrous' iPhone 8 feature

With no physical home button, Apple will remove the TouchID to the rear of the device. Picture: ConceptsiPhone

Leak reveals new feature of the iPhone and it's upset the fans

North Korea ‘detains American citizen’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

US citizen detained in North Korea according to Swedish sources

French election: Marine Le Pen through to run-off

Media reports that polling agencies projections place Le-Pen and centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron in the lead positions for the vote. France will hold the second round of the presidential elections on 07 May 2017.

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has reached the run-off

Didn't know she was pregnant: baby born on the toilet

She said she did not know she was pregnant

Woolies goes nuts with 'special' that's not special

NUTS: A basic knowledge of maths will tell you that this special at Goodna Woolworths is far from it. Buy two for $10 or individually at $4.50 a pop.

Buy one bag of nuts for $4.50 or get the special of two for $10

Call to recognise effort of dogs in combat

Military working dog Yuki sticks close to his handler, aircraftman Adam McQuillan, during a capability display at RAAF Base Townsville.

Push to recognise roles of dogs in war

Mystic predicts World War Three start date

Atomic bomb mushroom clouds over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right) Photo Wikipedia

Armageddon could erupt on the 100th anniversary of holy visitation

Cost matters when it comes to putting a ring on it

HIGH EXPECTATIONS: NSW had the lowest proportion of respondents who said the cost of the ring didn't matter.

NSW most materialistic state when it comes to engagement ring cost

Egyptian mummies discovered in tomb

IMPORTANT DISCOVERY: Egyptian archeologists document the contents of a recently discovered tomb at the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis in Luxor's West Bank.

Archeologists have discovered eight mummies in a 3500-year-old tomb.

Amber Heard, billionaire Elon Musk in Queensland

ACTRESS Amber Heard’s billionaire boyfriend Elon Musk has finally been spotted out and about in on the Gold Coast.

Dave Hughes almost went too far in Logies monologue

Dave Hughes skewered the A-list in his opening monologue

Mackay lawyer dishes on MKR behind the scenes

Della Whearty from MKR.

Mackay lawyer talks her My Kitchen Rules journey.

Movie review: Going in Style a grey-powered crowd pleaser

Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine in a scene from the movie Going in Style.

The tale of three men and a mobility scooter a tad formulaic.

Logies 2017: Meldrum's odd speech as Samuel Johnson wins Gold

Samuel Johnson shows off his Best Actor gong before going onto win the Gold.

Samuel Johnson named Gold Logie Winner of the 59th Annual TV Week Gold Logie...

Logies 2017: Who's taken the coveted gongs?

Kerri-Anne Kennerley poses with the Hall Of Fame Logie Award.

Award winners from Australian television industry's night of nights