Gee whiz, how good was last millennium?
For those of you who weren’t around, 1999 was a big year for Wagga.
On the political front, Daryl Maguire finally took the reins from Joe Schipp following a 23 year rein at the top.
There was plenty of action on the sporting field too, with some unexpected West Wyalong Knockout results and a spicy affair in the cricket grand final.
The front pages in March 1999 also make for a riveting read.
Our first photo outlines the stunning story of a Wagga woman who allegedly seized more than $500,000 from Harvey Norman in North Wagga during a three-year term as the store’s administration manager.
Police alleged she had been embezzling money to feed her gambling addiction - scroll through for all the details!