Some were uplifting some were tragic but whatever the subject these were the stories that resonated with Eyre Peninsula Tribune readers this year.
1. Sleeping Beauty Syndrome: Harry Dunn wakes after 41 days asleep
Rudall’s Harry Dunn spoke to the Eyre Peninsula Tribune about his Sleeping Beauty Syndrome after his longest episode, and the story went viral on Facebook.
2. Cleve local involved in car accident wants people to make better choices
After a horror crash in January, Klay Harris hoped that it would be a a timely reminder to community members to make wise choices when getting into a vehicle, as a driver or passenger.
3. Some columns are the hardest to write
Journalist Trudi Herde-Rodda wrote a column about mental health following a suicide in Cowell. She wanted to remind us to take the time to reach out to others in our communities.
4. Eyre Peninsula man arrested for child sex offences
A 23-year-old Eyre Peninsula man was arrested for child sex offences Thursday, April 27.
5. Geelong great to return home
Kimba was ecstatic with the news that expat and Geelong Cats great Corey ‘Boris’ Enright was returning for an exhibition match against Eastern Ranges.
6. Meirer-Gorlin Syndrome won't hold Ryder Harris back
Lana Stewart spoke about her son Ryder Harris’ Meirer-Gorlin Syndrome, how it affects him and how he’s not letting it hold him back.
7. Crash victim flown to Adelaide with head injuries
A twenty five year old man from Cleve was flown out to Adelaide with head and pelvis injuries after a car crash just outside of Cleve in July.
8. Two people injured in car crash at Cleve
The initial story about Klay Harris’ car crash in January caught the eye of a lot of people.
9. Diann DuBois' Obituary | 10 May 1950 – 12 February 2017
In February this year, Diann Dubois past away, and her children Megan, Jason and Brooke shared her obituary with the Eyre Peninsula Tribune readers.
10. Brett and Michelle Rayner at Kimba are new nominees in nuclear waste site facility
One of the biggest topics of the year in Kimba was the potential nuclear waste facility. Earlier this year, Brett and Michelle discussed why they nominated their land.