Weathermen hospitalized in Yemen

By Destiny Givens. The 2018 symposium of the Asian Confederation of Weatherpersons (ACW) has been held at the Arabia Felix hotel in Sana’a, Yemen. Organisers were disappointed by the poor attendance, with many delegates choosing not to attend due to security issues and lack of weather. Proceedings finished early when keynote speaker, Grant Denyer, wasContinue reading “Weathermen hospitalized in Yemen”

Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong

By Kimberley Schloss In a lavish ceremony at the Reef Casino in Cairns, international pop sensation and assistant coach at the Mackay Cutters, Jessica Mauboy, has been named as Far North Queenslander of the Year. The former Young Diva has been a perennial finalist in the competition, and is the first non-Cowboy recipient since SharynContinue reading “Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong”

Taylor slides sideways to sport

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Management at Win News has confirmed that veteran newscaster and champion rope-man, Paul Taylor, has been reassigned from his longtime role as anchorman for the network’s main evening bulletin. Taylor is a doyen of the profession, and won a record five consecutive North Queensland Newscasters Awards for “Best Squint” in addition toContinue reading “Taylor slides sideways to sport”