IN THIS EDITION:
* BARRIER TRUTH CHRISTMAS GUIDE PAGES 11-17
* The NSW Ombudsman delivered a scathing review of decisions made by City Council and General Manager James Roncon in a report tabled in NSW parliament this week.
* The opening of a new service station in the city should bring about a price war, according to the RAA.
* Broken Hill students have been ranked among the best in the state as the Higher School Certificate (HSC) results were released yesterday.
* On Sunday 6 December the Field and Game Association concluded a very different and sometimes difficult year, and a shortened program of clay target shooting, with our ever popular Christmas Shoot.