05. 17NEWSA YANGEBUP widow is offering a $2000 cash reward to try to recover keepsakes belonging to her late husband, which were stolen in a burglary on Saturday April 13. Louise Rieniets’ late husband Brad died from cancer at 46 three years ago. His rare BMW watch was taken in the robbery, along with his wallet, a black Mont Blanc pen, a 16GB iPad and a sterling silver chain with prayer box pendant containing some ashes. If you come across anything like this in a hock shop, give the Chook a call on 9430 7727 and we’ll let Ms Rieniets know.

NORTH COOGEE sailor Carrie Smith will represent Australia at the 2013 ISAF youth world championships in Cyprus in July. Smith and sailing partner Ella Clark (both train at the WA Institute of Sport) trained with the Japanese sailing team in Osaka before heading home and storming the national championships to be first female team across the line. It’s the third time the pair will line up for Australia at ISAF.

MEGAN ANDERSON’S got a dog of an exhibition coming up—or more correctly, a doggy exhibition. Anderson was challenged on her Facebook page to produce 30 dogs in 30 days, which she did on canvases, napkins and even a cafe chalkboard. The best of the works forms the core of Salty Dogs, which will be leashed to the walls at Pickled Fig Cafe in North Coogee until July 23.

EAST FREO photographer (image above) Alan McDonald has taken out the WA portrait section of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers annual awards. McDonald, who’s been living and working in North and East Fremantle for more than a dozen years, told the Herald he’s now looking towards an exhibition focusing on the port city.


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