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SNIP clinic makes its way back to Wasco

The City of Wasco, in partnership with SNIP, held a free mobile spay and neuter clinic for residents. "All across the country, we are facing a crisis of pets dying in shelters that... — Updated 8/14/2022

WHS grad wins national honor

Anthony Ornelaz grew up in Wasco and has many fond memories of his childhood. Despite being poor, he was able to transcend past that and achieve many great things. He attended John... — Updated 8/14/2022

Shafter community comes out to support local students

The community of Shafter can be counted on to support the students in Shafter, be it buying candy to raise funds for trips to providing school supplies for the school year. On Aug.... — Updated 8/14/2022

New candidates enter Shafter council race

At least two new candidates will challenge incumbents for two City Council seats this November. Mayor Prout and Councilmember Cesar Lopez have turned in paperwork for another term,... — Updated 8/14/2022

$300 offered for return of Golden Eagle

A large mounted Golden Eagle was stolen from the Wasco Museum during the week of April 13. A "generous reward" will be presented, without any questions, to anyone that returns it.... — Updated 8/14/2022

Those in need will be fed for free

The Freewill Baptist Church in Wasco will be providing a free hot meal to anyone in need on Friday evening Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. This is a Matthew 25:35 Ministry, which serves those in need. The scripture expresses the compassion and... — Updated 8/14/2022

Return of popular activities to highlight Wasco Rose Festival

The Wasco Rose Festival is back to being held the first weekend after Labor Day, and many special activities are planned. Over three days, a number of events will take place.... — Updated 8/14/2022

Wasco schools back in session

John L. Prueitt Elementary School kicked off the new year with excitement. Six hundred four students made their way back for the first day of school. The students dressed to... — Updated 8/14/2022

Wasco FFA: Leading the way in ag education

The Wasco FFA Chapter is a pathway to success for those students interested in agriculture. It is a youth leadership organization rooted in the industry, benefitting participating... — Updated 8/14/2022

Falcons prepare to soar in 2022-2023

Wasco Independence High School leadership welcomed their students back with high hopes and a positive outlook. "I look forward to meeting the new batch of Falcons and graduating... — Updated 8/14/2022

Pastor's Corner: He is faithful in His promises

Hebrews 10:23 says, Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; for he is faithful that promised. In this world that we live in we are going to need spiritual endurance and stamina. We must hang onto the Lord... — Updated 8/14/2022

Death Notices - Aug. 11, 2022

Alejandro Morales Pallares, 47, of Delano, passed away July 31, in Madera. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Claudia Mora Lopez, 32, of Wasco, passed away July 26, in Wasco. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Carl Damon... — Updated 8/14/2022

Ascencion "Guero" Caudillo

Ascencion "Guero" Caudillo, a 65-year-old lifetime resident of Shafter, passed away on Aug. 4, 2022. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his children and the love of his life, his... — Updated 8/14/2022

Marlo Glaser

My little brother, Marlo Glaser, passed away after a short illness on July 14, 2022. He was born in San Diego and lived in Hawaii, Escondido and Texas, with our parents Leland and... — Updated 8/14/2022

Arrest Report - Aug. 11, 2022

Aug. 1 Francisco Martinez, 40, of Wasco, was arrested in the 2100 block of 2nd Street for felony attempted burglary. He was booked into the Kern County Jail. Aug. 2 Consuelo Figueroa, 35, of Wasco, was arrested near the... — Updated 8/14/2022

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