THROWBACK THURSDAY: January 30-February 5, 2000 Jan. 30, 2014, 6 a.m.Tweet Print Story Take a look back at what made news on the Border this week from 2000. THROWBACK THURSDAY: January 30-February 5, 2000 E.P.A acting general Manager David Cook (l) Barry Gerrard (council ordnance officer) Mark Gerrard (E.P.A. officer) look over a milk spill in the Murray River near Noreuil Park that came from the Paul's Milk Albury depot. Picture: RAY HUNTWinsor Park in financial trouble - l-r- Winsor Park Bowling club vice president Noel Trainor and president Steve Bowler. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKWangaratta wheel race final - Baden Cooke of Benalla takes first place. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKBarry Paton on his horse that will sit down to make it easier for him to mount. Barry is one of the 2 winners of last year's Man From Snowy River festival. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYNSocial worker Les Twentyman in Wodonga for a meeting on open family. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYLake Mulwala foreshore dispute - Jack Lawless,93 , one of the original founders of the lake foreshore. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKMr John Ferguson from Lavington is angered over an international competition scam. Mr Ferguson holds a diamond and ruby rugby pendant he won through the competition. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYRutherglen - Lake Moodemere.....Promo for the Rowing Challenge being held as part of the festival of sport....LTR..Shane Mc Cluskey, Stuart Pascoe, Michael Pascoe, Damian Leeburn & Martin Tobin. Picture: SIMON DALLINGERWodonga railway station, looking south, shows the rotted sleepers trackside that were replaced. Picture: ALEC SAVIDGEYarrawonga - Rockalonga 2000. You am I lead singer Tim Rogers performs live. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYYarrawonga - Rockalonga 2000. Ella Hooper, lead singer for Killing Heidi, performing live. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYYarrawonga - Rockalonga 2000. Jebediah performing live. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYYarrawonga - Rockalonga 2000. Lead singer of New Zealand band Shihad, Jon Toogood. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYAlbury petrol prices had skyrocketed to 87.9 cents per litre. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYKosovo refugees Gjyzele Osmani and her daughter, Albinota 2. Albinota was given a birthday party at McDonald's after recovering from a hip operation. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYNVictorian National party leader Peter Ryan and Pat McNamara at Benalla. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYNAustralia Day on the paddlesteamer Cumberoona. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYNChris Whitehead, 9, of Wodonga, had his face painted as an Aussie flag at Willow Park on Australia Day. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKLocal politicians Jeanette Powell and Bill Baxter were on hand at Chiltern to give their support to National Party leader Peter Ryan at the Chiltern Bush Nursing Hospital. Picture: RAY HUNTNewly naturalised citizen Vaani Kalaroopan with her daughter, Divia, 4, in Wodonga on Australia Day. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKMurray Marathon. Former World Canoe Champion Chad Meek pass over to his team mate Matt Flower (#373) with the HIH Insurance team right behind. Deniliquin farmer Lockey Stevenson will be watching his rice crop closely for the next couple of weeks. Picture: DALE WEBSTERA typically large crowd watches the Albury trots meeting. Picture: ALEX MASSEYEastern grey kangaroo with an Aussie flag in her pouch at Ettamogah Wildlife Sanctuary on Australia Day. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYNIrish singer/songwriter Charlie Landsborough in Albury to promote his music. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYChiltern Hospital public rally. More than half the townsfolk turned up to voice their displeasure over possible closure. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKChiltern Hospital public rally. Jackie Bennett (6yrs) & Jessica Bennetts (6yrs) from Chiltern. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKHowlong resident Mr Harold Mair, 80, has started a long distance Bachelor of Arts with Macquarie University. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYPeter Walsh takes first place in the Wangaratta Gift. Picture: CHRIS McCORMACKKip Gates from Colorado who will be competing in the Man from Snowy River Festival Competitions held in Corryong.Lake Hume - Ludlow's Reserve. Recreational fisherman Les 'Bricky' Franks from Tallangatta assists Fisheries Victoria in releasing 30,000 murray cod fingerlings. Picture: KATE GERAGHTY1956 Olympic Games torch bearer Erroll Edmonds, who will carry the torch again in 2000. Picture: SIMON DALLINGERAlbury detectives conduct a drug raid on a private residence in Macauley Street, Albury. Picture: KATE GERAGHTYLocal trainer/driver David Jack at the Albury harness racing track. Saturday night meetings have been cut back. Picture: ALEX MASSEYLocal chemist Felicity Coulthard of Wodonga will be heading to Malawi in Africa to teach science subjects. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYNLocal racer Brad Jones is venturing into V8 Supercars. Picture: SIMON DALLINGERThe crowds turned out for Albury's Australia Day festivities. Picture: SIMON DALLINGERWodonga's Hadyn Lee, 10, helping himself to a free breakfast at Albury's Noreuil Park on Australia Day. Picture: SIMON DALLINGERColonel Chris Anstey is the new commander of the Army Logistic Training Centre at Bandiana. Picture: SIMON DALLINGERTweetFacebook of ╳exitClick or flick across for more pictures from this week in 2000.