THROWBACK THURSDAY: February 13-19, 2006

Take a look back at what made news on the Border this week from 2006.

Brian Unthank talks about the lack of land that is available for sub-division at Holbrook. Picture: SIMON GROVES

Brian Unthank talks about the lack of land that is available for sub-division at Holbrook. Picture: SIMON GROVES

Albury's Lauren Jackson and Tully Bevilaqua of the Canberra Capitals celebrate the 63-55 win over the Dandenong Rangers in the WNBL grand final.

Albury's Lauren Jackson and Tully Bevilaqua of the Canberra Capitals celebrate the 63-55 win over the Dandenong Rangers in the WNBL grand final.

Wheelchair basketball national grade grand final Wollongong vs Dandenong at the Albury Sports Stadium. Dandenong's Campbell Message. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Wheelchair basketball national grade grand final Wollongong vs Dandenong at the Albury Sports Stadium. Dandenong's Campbell Message. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Haley Wright with daughter Ellie O'Neill, 3, and fiancee Aaron O'Neill, from Wodonga, enjoy a Valentines Day picnic together in the gardens. Picture: KYLIE GOLDSMITH

Haley Wright with daughter Ellie O'Neill, 3, and fiancee Aaron O'Neill, from Wodonga, enjoy a Valentines Day picnic together in the gardens. Picture: KYLIE GOLDSMITH

Darrell Martin in his Mercedes SLK convertible takes Norma Penman, 85, and Marlene Roberts, 71, all from Murray Gardens Retirement Estate, out for a spin for Valentines Day. Picture: KYLIE GOLDSMITH

Darrell Martin in his Mercedes SLK convertible takes Norma Penman, 85, and Marlene Roberts, 71, all from Murray Gardens Retirement Estate, out for a spin for Valentines Day. Picture: KYLIE GOLDSMITH

Police Blue light social day at McNamara Reserve Myrtleford. Snr Constable Barry Harris from Wangaratta Traffic Management Unit shows local girls L-R. Nicki Ives 12. Tazma Wyatt 7 and Alisha Woodall 12 his new police car. Picture: RAY HUNT

Police Blue light social day at McNamara Reserve Myrtleford. Snr Constable Barry Harris from Wangaratta Traffic Management Unit shows local girls L-R. Nicki Ives 12. Tazma Wyatt 7 and Alisha Woodall 12 his new police car. Picture: RAY HUNT

Sen Const. Steve Schausinger breath tests a driver in Bridge Street, Albury during a drink-driving blitz. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Sen Const. Steve Schausinger breath tests a driver in Bridge Street, Albury during a drink-driving blitz. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Construction of the Albury-Wodonga bypass continues in Wodonga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Construction of the Albury-Wodonga bypass continues in Wodonga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Firefighters attend a blaze at Lester Road at Howlong. Picture: RAY HUNT

Firefighters attend a blaze at Lester Road at Howlong. Picture: RAY HUNT

Kosovar family granted residency in Australia. The Krasniqi family -  Jeton, 13, Burhan, 21, Latife, Nasur, 19, Nadire, 14 and Lindita, 6. Picture: RAY HUNT

Kosovar family granted residency in Australia. The Krasniqi family - Jeton, 13, Burhan, 21, Latife, Nasur, 19, Nadire, 14 and Lindita, 6. Picture: RAY HUNT

Jack Marshallsea, 9 and Tyla Windham, 12 get into the swing of things at the Albury Pool. Picture: DAVID THORPE

Jack Marshallsea, 9 and Tyla Windham, 12 get into the swing of things at the Albury Pool. Picture: DAVID THORPE

St John's Primary School at Jindera purchased an old train carriage and turned into a classroom, much to the delight of Joel Schoff, Kale Geraghty, Jole Hoffman, Jonathan Ridgway, Madelyn Van Emmerik and Zoe Briese. Picture: SIMON GROVES

St John's Primary School at Jindera purchased an old train carriage and turned into a classroom, much to the delight of Joel Schoff, Kale Geraghty, Jole Hoffman, Jonathan Ridgway, Madelyn Van Emmerik and Zoe Briese. Picture: SIMON GROVES

Albury Harley Davidson Club going for a ride. Paul Davies of Albury on his bike, with the rest of the team behind him including the Ladies of Harley. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Albury Harley Davidson Club going for a ride. Paul Davies of Albury on his bike, with the rest of the team behind him including the Ladies of Harley. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Born with a congenital kidney condition, Greg Burgchard was saved after he received a kidney from his mum Bev Burgchard. Picture: DAVID THORPE

Born with a congenital kidney condition, Greg Burgchard was saved after he received a kidney from his mum Bev Burgchard. Picture: DAVID THORPE

Kelvin Gilder, course co-ordinator of Fly Fishing Course, shows how it's done at Albury's Waterworks. Picture: KYLIE GOLDSMITH

Kelvin Gilder, course co-ordinator of Fly Fishing Course, shows how it's done at Albury's Waterworks. Picture: KYLIE GOLDSMITH

Market day at St John's Church, Thurgoona. Ross Parisella of Albury with guinea beans at his fruit and veg stall. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Market day at St John's Church, Thurgoona. Ross Parisella of Albury with guinea beans at his fruit and veg stall. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Melissa Chaston, with husband Tony, daughter Scarlett, 7 months and son Archer, 2, with horse Bolagamy Iolo. The Chastons' property was threatened with fire during the Billabong fires and only a change in wind direction saved them from disaster. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Melissa Chaston, with husband Tony, daughter Scarlett, 7 months and son Archer, 2, with horse Bolagamy Iolo. The Chastons' property was threatened with fire during the Billabong fires and only a change in wind direction saved them from disaster. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

O-week at Charles Sturt University. New students listen to a lecture explaining details of the campus, such as email accounts, in the Nowik Theatre. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

O-week at Charles Sturt University. New students listen to a lecture explaining details of the campus, such as email accounts, in the Nowik Theatre. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Harold Byrnes and Robert Spurr are looking to gain more members to the Royal order of Buffalo. Picture: SIMON GROVES

Harold Byrnes and Robert Spurr are looking to gain more members to the Royal order of Buffalo. Picture: SIMON GROVES

Albury O&M swimming. 100m boys freestyle. Brenton Falkner, 15, of Albury. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Albury O&M swimming. 100m boys freestyle. Brenton Falkner, 15, of Albury. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Police Blue light social day at McNamara Reserve, Myrtleford.  ''Constable T. Bear'' was a hit with the children. Picture: RAY HUNT

Police Blue light social day at McNamara Reserve, Myrtleford. ''Constable T. Bear'' was a hit with the children. Picture: RAY HUNT

Kim Krebs of Yackandandah will attempt to break the motorcycle land speed record at Lake Eyre. Picture: RAY HUNT

Kim Krebs of Yackandandah will attempt to break the motorcycle land speed record at Lake Eyre. Picture: RAY HUNT

Pre-season SEABL clash at the Albury Sports Stadium, Albury-Wodonga Bandits guard Nick Payne takes on Canberra's Zlatko Todorovski. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Pre-season SEABL clash at the Albury Sports Stadium, Albury-Wodonga Bandits guard Nick Payne takes on Canberra's Zlatko Todorovski. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Scott Martin has a practice throw as he warms up for the final of the men's shot put during the Victorian Athletic Championships day three at the MCG.

Scott Martin has a practice throw as he warms up for the final of the men's shot put during the Victorian Athletic Championships day three at the MCG.

Sally Permezel and Tom Lebner from Corryong have a laugh at the bull sale at the Wodonga Showgrounds. Picture: SIMON GROVES

Sally Permezel and Tom Lebner from Corryong have a laugh at the bull sale at the Wodonga Showgrounds. Picture: SIMON GROVES

James Fallon High School students Joshua Clark, Dianne Prince and Matthew Winnel will be running the Commonwealth Games baton. Picture: SIMON GROVES

James Fallon High School students Joshua Clark, Dianne Prince and Matthew Winnel will be running the Commonwealth Games baton. Picture: SIMON GROVES