Throwback Thursday- A look back at 10 years ago in the Esperance Express

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Its our favourite time of the week a chance to reflect on the changes in Esperance, the faces and the fun that was being had 10 years ago this week.

Making headlines in May of 2009 was an innovative plan for the future of the Lake Monjingup nature reserve.

A 'master plan' for the reserve focused on education and conservation, improved signage, new trails and boardwalks, extensive revegetation, an onsite caretaker's residence and more.

Also in the news was the uncertain future of Skywest in Esperance.

Then-Transport Minister Simon O'Brien was considering an aviation review into the end of regulated air routes.

Then-Shadow Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan and Nationals MLC for the Agricultural Region Wendy Duncan urged Mr O'Brien not to deregulate the routes.

Take a look at our gallery and see if you can spot any familiar faces.