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 By Toni DeRosa    News    April 15, 2021

More businesses now open in orange tier

The county is beginning to reopen as it enters the orange tier. Retail no longer has capacity restrictions and museums, zoos and aquariums are now able to increase capacity to 50%. Places of worship a...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    April 15, 2021

2020 DYW Shelbee Ramos bids farewell

On Saturday night, Shelbee Ramos handed her title of Distinguished Young Woman of Shafter to Nicole Morris. This ended the year's reign of Ramos's service as Shafter's DYW. Usually, the DYW of...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    News    April 15, 2021

Stadium to receive state-of-the-art scoreboard

The renovation project of the Shafter High School stadium is under way, with the demolition of the grandstands, press box and the surrounding track. One of the highlights of the new stadium is going...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    April 15, 2021

Help with funeral expenses related to covid-19 available

The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers an Individual Assistance Program for funeral expenses for covid-19-related deaths and officially began accepting applications on Monday, April 12. “For death to be considered for funeral assistance,...

 

Community Calendar - April 15, 2021

As activities restart and businesses reopen, we will try to update readers on the status of events and activities throughout the area. Please contact Erica Soriano with additions and changes at [email protected] or call 661-292-5100 by...

 

Arrest Report - April 10, 2021

April 6 Guadalupe Gomez, 36, of Shafter, was arrested on Merced Ave and Poplar Ave for carrying a loaded firearm and possession of controlled substance. April 7 Kayla Dawn Frederickson, 27, of Shafter, was arrested on Prince Ln. and Mettler Ave on a...

 

Classified Ads - April 15, 2021

Cliff on the pdf to see this week's Classified Ads....

 

Death Notices - April 15, 2021

Brian Leroy Edwards, 63, of Bakersfield, passed away April 11 in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Brent Walker, 58, of Shafter, passed away April 5 in Shafter. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter....

 

Pet of the Week: Badge

One of the Wasco Animal Shelter's longest residents and a young puppy are in need of homes. Badge is a 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier who came in as a stray on April 6. He is great with staff and plays...

 

Couch's Corner: Sunset Middle School renovation project

One of the most rewarding experiences of serving as Fourth District supervisor is working with young adults that share an idealism and belief that no limits can stop what they can accomplish. I was...

 

Pastor's Corner: What you lose not being a Christian

Let me start by saying that the Christian life in the greatest life there is. It is so much better than my old life. I praise God that He rescued me from a life of hopelessness and misery. You gain by being a Christian, and you lose by not being...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    April 15, 2021

Wasco Woman's Club rummage sale back in action

The community came out and bought plenty at the Wasco Woman's Club Rummage Sale. The annual sale was back this year after being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Garages were filling up,...

 
 By Sofia Reyes    News    April 15, 2021

Wasco FFA chapter competes in 5K

From March 21 to March 28, participants across California were able to enjoy running or walking a 5K path of their choosing. The 5K was able to be completed indoors or outdoors, walking, hiking, or...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    April 15, 2021

Wasco 8th grade will have graduation ceremony

Eighth-grade students will be having a live graduation ceremony. "The district will hold live graduation ceremonies for Thomas Jefferson and Palm Avenue Middle Schools on Wednesday, May 26 at 7 p.m....

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    April 15, 2021

Wasco animal shelter has 4 adoptable dogs, now taking strays

Animal Control Officers Fidel Lara, Jr., Marco Silva and Eulalia Barraza treat their shelter animals as if they were their own pets. "We only have four dogs at the shelter right now," Lara said....

 
 By Toni DeRosa    Opinion    April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: Amtrak station's demolition is a loss for Wasco

I am saddened to see the demolition of the Wasco Amtrak station. I was the editor when the Wasco Amtrak station held its ribbon cutting ceremony, and I remember how proud City Manager Larry Pennell...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    April 15, 2021

Wasco man dies in shooting

A 27-year-old Wasco man has died after being shot, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office said. Artemio Saucedo was found by deputies near Western and Poso Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene....

 
 By Barbara Ware    News    April 15, 2021

PEO marches on, installs officers

The new officers for the local JT Chapter of P.E.O were installed recently. The venue for the March meeting was at the home of Pat Ketcherside. The rustic barn and stables and fire pit provided the...

 

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