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  • Mystery History - May 16, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: An electric pencil sharpener used in schools of the 1940s....

  • Classified Ads - May 16, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 19, 2024

    To see this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Headlines in History - May 16, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 19, 2024

    4 years ago: May 14, 1984 A few of the 1984 candidates for Junior Miss were Jennifer Dobbs, Stephanie Dobbs, Maribel Gonzalez, Terri Armstrong and Sheila Wells. 30 years ago: May 25, 1994 Luhzina Valdovinos was named Shafter's Young Woman of the Year. --Compiled by Erica Soriano...

  • Pet of the Week: Introducing Noel

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated May 19, 2024

    Noel came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. He is approximately a 2-year-old male husky. He is great with staff and other dogs. At the time, it is unknown if Noel is house/crate trained. Dogs are not tested with children, and his behavior towards children is unknown. Noel is available for adoption on Thursday, May 16. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out of town and/or...

  • Classified Ads - May 6, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 14, 2024

    To read this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Pet of the Week: Meet the loveable Leslie

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 14, 2024

    Leslie came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. She is approximately a 9-12-month-old female husky mix. She is great with staff and other dogs. It is unknown if Leslie is house/crate trained at the time. Dogs are not tested with children; her behavior toward children is unknown. Leslie will be available for adoption on Thursday, May 9. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out of...

  • Mystery History - May 9, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 14, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A heat lamp from a local chiropractor's office in the 1940s....

  • Pet of the Week: Meet Andy

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated May 7, 2024

    Andy came into the Wasco animal Shelter as a surrender. He is approximately a 4–6-year-old male Queensland mix. He is great with staff and selective with dogs. It is unknown if Andy is house/crate trained at the time. Dogs are not tested with children and cats; his behavior towards cats and children is unknown. Andy is available for adoption on May 4. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be f...

  • Mystery History - May 2, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 7, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A cash register from the 1940s....

  • Classified Ads - April 25, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    To see this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Headlines in History - April 25, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    3 years ago: May 11, 1994 A few of the 1994-95 candidates for Junior Miss were Jacqueline Mora, Charolette Duran, Gabby Munoz, Shanna Riddle and Luhzina Valdvinos. 20 years ago: May 12, 2004 Shafter's Golden Oak Elementary Teachers of the Year were Susanne Franz, Jane Otto and Carolyn Roberts. --Compiled by Erica Soriano...

  • Mystery History - April 25, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A stapler used by a Santa Fe Train Depot agent in Wasco in 1978....

  • Classified Ads --April 18, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 22, 2024

    To see this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Mystery History - April 18, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 22, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A flat iron toaster and waffle maker in the 1930s....

  • Headlines in History - April 11, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    3 years ago:[ May 4, 1994 Vicki Perez was crowned Cinco De Mayo Queen. 40 years ago: May 2, 1984 Richland Intermediate School was destroyed in an early morning fire, with an estimated $2 million in damage. Classes were delayed, but students attended makeshift combined classes at the junior high. --Compiled by Erica Seriano...

  • Classified Ads - April 11, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    To see this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Mystery History - April 11, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, ircumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A Wasco High School sewing class sample of stitching in the 1930s....

  • Classified Ads - April 4, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    To see this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Pet of the Week: Introducing Tegan

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    Tegan came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. She is approximately a 4-6-month-old female pit mix. She is great with staff and other dogs. At the time, it is unknown if Tegan is house/crate trained. Dogs are not tested with children, and her behavior towards children is unknown. Tegan will be available for adoption on Saturday, April 4. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out...

  • Headlines in History - April 4, 2024

    The Shafter Press file|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    2 years ago: April 14, 2004 Freedom Homes was building 31 new houses on West Lerdo Highway and Schnaidt Street in Shafter. 40 years ago: April 25, 1984 Shafter's Smalltown Breakdancer Club members were Art Sanchez, Carver Sampson, Robert Gomez, Robert Ruiz and Jose Torres....

  • Mystery History - April 4, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Rolodex used by many Wasco businesses in the 1940s....

  • Headlines in History - March 28, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 6, 2024

    3 years ago: April 27, 1994 A few of the candidates in the Shafter Junior Miss competition were Stacy Becker, Raquel Herrera, Cindy Mayhew and Krystal Crook. 50 years ago: April 11, 1973 Some of the candidates in the running for Miss Shafter were Jenee Tadevich, Susan Franklin, Becky Witcher, Ellen Sill, Kim Handel, Jacque Janzen and Susan Franklin....

  • Pet of the Week: Meet Paco

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated Apr 6, 2024

    Paco came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. He is approximately a 1-2 year old male chihuahua. He is great with staff and other dogs his size. It is unknown if Paco is house/crate trained at the time. Dogs are not tested with children, and his behavior toward children is unknown. Paco will be available for adoption on Tuesday, April 2. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out of town and/or local. We do not place holds for...

  • Community Calendar - March 28, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 6, 2024

    The Shafter Press and Wasco Tribune encourage local organizations to let the public know about coming events and activities through this column. Drop off or mail items at the office, 455 Kern St., Suite E, in Shafter, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, call 661-292-5100 or email [email protected]. Deadline is 4 p.m. Thursday prior to publication. Updates will be on TheShafterPress.com and WascoTrib.com. ANNOUNCEMENTS Prisoner of war camp lecture – The Shafter Library and Learning Center hosts Shafter Depot Museum c...

  • Mystery History - March 28, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 6, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A round oscillating storage cabinet for various size nails and screws from Wasco Hardware, then at the corner of 7th and F...

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