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 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

Drop off bulky waste at no cost

The City of Wasco's Code Compliance Office, American Refuse, and local groups and businesses are partnering up to keep Wasco beautiful with their free community clean-up event on... — Updated 10/2/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

Home-grown talent rocks the house

David Armendariz, Jr., known as DJ Nonsense, has brought his talent to the community for five years. He is passionate about music and loves to entertain with his unique style and... — Updated 10/2/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

Cars and Coffee unites vehicle aficionados

Wasco Cars and Coffee is an organization for automotive enthusiasts to unite for fellowship and community activism. "We meet over coffee and talk about our car builds, which refers... — Updated 10/2/2023


WHS Tigers show their pride at Homecoming

Wasco High School held its 2023 Homecoming with a week-long lineup of activities in preparation for the big football game against Golden Valley of Bakersfield. The theme was Tigers... — Updated 10/2/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco set to buy Tasers, body cams for police

The council moves one step closer in the formation of the Wasco Police Department with the approval to purchase body cameras and Taser equipment at a total cost of $116,772.... — Updated 9/26/2023


Soccer keeps kids active and having fun

Veronica Jacuinde Wasco Tribune The Wasco Recreation and Parks District youth soccer league launched on Saturday. Kids ages three to 14 participated in a morning of athletics and... — Updated 9/26/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

This week's Super Students at Karl Clemens

Karl F. Clemens Elementary School announced its weekly Super Students for the week. Criteria for selection were based on significant math improvement, showing kindness to all... — Updated 9/26/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Beta Zeta inspires involvement in education

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Beta Zeta chapter is an organization for active or retired women involved in education. This year, the chapter is celebrating its 74th year.... — Updated 9/26/2023


A tint business that comes to you

Raciel Mendez of Tint Cartel has served the Wasco community for the last year. He comes from Madera, where he owned Sin Cal Glass and Tint for eight years. He prides himself in... — Updated 9/26/2023


Dutch Bros coffee shop now open

Dutch Bros Coffee opened its doors to the public on Monday with a ribbon cutting commemorating the occasion. Members of the community and Wasco leadership attended the celebration.... — Updated 9/26/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Man arrested in Wasco for possession of firearm, fentanyl

Vinson Callahan was arrested Saturday for weapons violations, including prohibited person possessing a firearm, ammunition and suspected fentanyl. According to a press release from... — Updated 9/26/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasconian celebrates 101 years with party

Pedro Gutierrez was born in 1922 in Mercedes, Texas. On Saturday, over 150 family and friends attended a birthday party in his honor. Shortly after his birth, Gutierrez moved to... — Updated 9/26/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Reception honors heroes in the community

The "To Infinity and Beyond an Evening of Wine and Roses Under the Stars" honored guest reception presented by the Wasco Elk Ladies was a special night celebrating the 2023 Grand... — Updated 9/17/2023


2nd Hand Store offers 'semi-new' items at half off

If you are looking for affordable and gently used items for your family and home, Wasco 2nd Hand Store may help meet your tight budget and save money. The owner, Maria Teresa... — Updated 9/17/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco Rose Festival returns bigger and better

The 2023 Wasco Rose Festival brought thousands of people out to celebrate the "You've Got a Friend in Wasco" event that included many activities for a fun-filled day for the... — Updated 9/17/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Barbieland comes alive at Miss Wasco Rose Queen Pageant

The 55th Annual Miss Wasco Rose Queen Pageant on Thursday was nothing but spectacular. To an almost sold out crowd, the 15 contestants gave it their all competing for the coveted... — Updated 9/17/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

$4M savings forecast in Wasco high school solar project

The Wasco Union High School District Solar Installation Project is underway, with construction to begin in October. The project should be completed in January 2024 at a total cost... — Updated 9/4/2023


All-Stars swim team makes a splash

The Kern County All-Stars competed at the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation Swim Championship in Santa Clarita against teams from the Los Angeles and San Diego... — Updated 9/4/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Miss Wasco contestants ready to shine

Fourth in a series of articles profiling the candidates for Mis Wasco Rose Queen. Other stories are available at The Miss Wasco Rose Queen Pageant is right around... — Updated 9/4/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Reunion hopes to rekindle friendships

Wasco Union High School's class of 1973 will celebrate their 50th-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 10 p.m. It will be an opportunity to dance, enjoy good food, partake... — Updated 9/4/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Become a community reader and inspire

Karl Clemens Elementary School is looking for community members to volunteer one hour a week to read with second-grade students and inspire them to love reading. All training is... — Updated 9/4/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco Rose Festival: Let the fun begin

The much-anticipated Wasco Rose Festival is back again for the community to enjoy a three-day schedule of events on Sept. 7-9. The theme is "No Place Like Wasco." The celebration... — Updated 9/4/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco schools welcome back their students

School is back in session, and it's off to a busy year full of new experiences, learning, making memories, sports programs and other extracurricular activities for students,... — Updated 9/4/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News


H&H Family Farms in Wasco is owned by Tim and Jenny Holtermann, selling the brand they created, Almond Girl. They are fourth-generation almost farmers. Tim also farms with his... — Updated 8/27/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Yasenchak brings passion to WIHS

Thomas Yasenchak has a passion for education and a desire to make a positive impact in the lives of his students. Becoming the new principal of Wasco Independence High School happen... — Updated 8/27/2023


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