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 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

WUESD students return for another year

Aug. 8 was the first day of school for the Wasco Union Elementary School District. It was also the start of something grand. Throughout the district, almost 3,400 students embarked... — Updated 8/14/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 
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$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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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. There... — Updated 8/14/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 
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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

 
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More than just books at Wasco Library

Libraries play an essential role in a community, bringing knowledge and a wealth of resources. The Kern County Library Wasco Branch is no different, with its dedicated staff,... — Updated 8/7/2022

 
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Council hiring firm to help build retail base

The Wasco City Council unanimously approved the use of American Recovery Plan Act funds to hire a firm to help develop its retail base. Retail Strategies, of Birmingham, Ala., will... — Updated 8/7/2022

 
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Community Zumba is back

The return of Zumba was a big hit, with over 30 dancers attending the community class last week. It was a great mental and physical workout for those who participated. Classes were... — Updated 8/7/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Another successful vaccination clinic

A vaccination clinic sponsored by the City of Wasco in partnership with United Against Covid-19 and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church was back again for a second monthly... — Updated 8/7/2022

 

A venue for any occasion

Wasco K & R Banquet Halls is a beautiful and elegant venue designed for any special occasion. It is an intimate space for weddings, birthdays, quinceaneras, anniversaries,... — Updated 8/7/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Miss Wasco Rose Queen candidates shine

It has been an exciting run leading up to the Miss Wasco Rose Queen pageant, set for Thursday, Sept. 8. The candidates have been practicing since May and will continue up until the... — Updated 8/7/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Students make their way back

Aug. 8 is the first day of school for the Wasco Union Elementary School District. It is also the start of something grand. Throughout the district, almost 3,600 students will... — Updated 8/7/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Students going back to school

Monday, Aug. 8, is the first day of school for the Wasco Union Elementary School District. It is also the start of something grand. Throughout the district, almost 3,600 students... — Updated 8/6/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

WRPD programs keep kids healthy and active

The Wasco Recreation and Parks District has an exciting summer lineup of fun activities with open registration for their soccer and cross country youth programs. The soccer season... — Updated 8/6/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Free event to dispose of household hazardous waste

Kern County Public Works will host their Shafter-Wasco One-Day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shafter-Wasco Sanitary... — Updated 7/31/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Rotary Club works to empower Wasco

Since 1946, the Wasco Rotary Club has provided service to the community through funding many city organizations and causes. The local club aims to improve the quality of life for... — Updated 7/31/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

WHS grad competes for state title

Addison Tatum is a 22-year-old student born and raised in Wasco. On July 13, she won the 2023 Kern County Miss United States Agriculture title, which made her eligible to compete... — Updated 7/31/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wrestling teaches life skills

Since 2009, Wasco Families Wrestling has empowered young people through the sport. Thousands of students have benefited from the program, instilling in them the importance of... — Updated 7/31/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

New housing development launches in Wasco

Your Valley Builder celebrated the grand opening of phase one of their Wasco housing development, Palmas del Sol, earlier this month. There was music, tacos, raffles and face... — Updated 7/31/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco still paying to vaccinate

United Against Covid-19, in partnership with the City of Wasco and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, is back with another free covid-19 vaccination clinic on Sunday, July... — Updated 7/31/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco council addresses thefts of catalytic converters

The City Council passed an ordinance that will make it illegal to possess any catalytic converter that is not attached to a vehicle unless the possessor has valid documentation or... — Updated 7/25/2022

 
 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Elks' car show is back, will honor Blaine Willard

Wasco Elks Lodge #2419 will present its annual car show and cornhole tournament on Saturday, Oct. 1. Since 2017, the free event will be in memory of long-time Elks Lodge member Blai... — Updated 7/25/2022

 

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