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Tue 19 Feb 2019

BUSHFIRES: Why the sun and moon go red

BUSHFIRES: Why the sun and moon go red

The Border Post spoke to a meteorologist to find out what this happens during bushfires

Action behind scenes as football gears up for season

Action behind scenes as football gears up for season

The new Football Stanthorpe season has been proposed to begin on Saturday, April 27.

Athletes brave the smoky haze for a day of PBs

Athletes brave the smoky haze for a day of PBs

Many little athletes break records

Residents hot under collar over water use

Residents hot under collar over water use

Southern Downs Regional Council has defended a decision that has been labelled by some in the community as "disgusting” and "disgraceful”.

Ballandean winemaker talks up Granite Belt to EU

Ballandean winemaker talks up Granite Belt to EU

Leeanne Puglisi-Gangemi has talked up the Granite Belt to the most powerful figure in European Union agriculture sector

UPDATE: Cattle death cause determined

UPDATE: Cattle death cause determined

Poor quality fodder has been blamed for the death of cattle at a Eukey property last week.

Learn to weather weather

Learn to weather weather

A forum will be held on Wednesday, April 3, to discuss climate change and its impacts on the Granite Belt.

RSL climbs closer to claiming top spot

RSL climbs closer to claiming top spot

RSL have put themselves in pole position to claim the minor premiership after a big victory over Souths.

Snake catcher gifted dry bite for birthday

Snake catcher gifted dry bite for birthday

A snake catcher who spent his 33rd birthday in Warwick Hospital has called on the Queensland Government to improve facilities to treat venomous snake bites.

DAY 8: Girraween fire continues to burn

DAY 8: Girraween fire continues to burn

UPDATE: The New England Highway has been closed in both directions in Jennings due to bushfires in the area.

Japanese savour our wine

Japanese savour our wine

Students from the Granite Belt Wine School in Japan spent several days on the Granite Belt last week refining their skills.

Hot days continue

Hot days continue

BoM meteorologist expects today to keep fireys on their toes

Mon 18 Feb 2019

NATURE'S TOLL: Wildlife feel the effect of region's bushfire

NATURE'S TOLL: Wildlife feel the effect of region's bushfire

FIREFIGHTERS have worked tirelessly to keep residents' homes and lives protected - however some of our wildlife haven't been spared.

Champion swimmer a typical Year 12 student

Champion swimmer a typical Year 12 student

Get to know Stanthorpe's golden boy Ben Armbruster

Accommodation business gives free rooms to fire evacuees

Accommodation business gives free rooms to fire evacuees

Community bands together to support those at risk of fire damage

DAY 7: The latest on the Girraween bushfire

DAY 7: The latest on the Girraween bushfire

UPDATE: Firefighters are continuing to backburn throughout Girraween National Park

Sun 17 Feb 2019

DAY 6: Fireys continue efforts to contain blaze

DAY 6: Fireys continue efforts to contain blaze

After working around the clock late into last night firefighters stemmed the worst of the blaze.

BUSHFIRE: Fireys to work throughout the day to contain fire

BUSHFIRE: Fireys to work throughout the day to contain fire

LATEST: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are warning residents to stay up to date with the Wallangarra and Eukey bushfire situation.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

DAY 5: Residents told 'be ready to leave'

DAY 5: Residents told 'be ready to leave'

Firefighters plan to strengthen containment lines in Girraween National Park today as the fire continues.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

'It isn't over yet': Fire destroys border property

'It isn't over yet': Fire destroys border property

'We will get through it and then it's just a great story.'

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