Throwback Thursday- A decade ago in the Esperance Express

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It's 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.

A team of seven Esperance Senior High School students from Year 8 through to Year 10 travelled to Brisbane, where they won the National finals of the prestigious Tournament of the Minds competition in the Applied Technology division.

The Tour de Freedom bike ride kicked off in Esperance with cyclists powering their way through the Great Southern and South West regions and finishing their extraordinary journey at parliament house in Perth.

The Esperance Port Authority was sentenced for its part in the lead pollution of Esperance. Appearing in the Esperance Magistrate's Court on October 29, the Port was handed down the biggest penalty for pollution ever in WA - a total of $525,000 plus $4771.71 in court costs across the charges.

Ian Goldfinch was elected the new Shire of Ravensthorpe president, replacing Brenda Tilbrook in a close 4 to 3 vote.

The Lake Monjingup Community Development Group won the prestigious LandCorp Sustainability Award at the 2009 Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

Fitzgerald Coast writers' group Southern Scribes launched the third book in its land, sea, and sky trilogy. The book featured poetry and prose matched with original paintings, photography and digital manipulations.

Local youth worker Gypsy Moore was recognised as a semi-finalist in the Horizon Power Leadership and Innovation award at the 2009 Regional Achievement and Community Awards ceremony in Perth.

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