In the Past is compiled from the Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society.
A logo depicting a crow rising from the Murrumbidgee River has been adopted by council as Wagga's new city emblem following a competition held in conjunction with Charles Sturt University.
Regional bushfire services co-ordinator Mick Beltran handed over the keys of the new Forest Hill Ladysmith Bushfire Brigade station to local control officer Joe Knox.
Kooringal High School principal Peter Perkins and school prefect master Gordon Lewis congratulated the school's 1995 prefects.
Tony and Pat Quinlivan have sold Quinlivan's Menswear in the Australian Arcade after 29 years of trading.
Doug Phipps and Ros Brennan cut the 20th anniversary cake at Wagga Education Centre celebrations.
Following a lengthy debate, council approved the construction of a 30-horse stable next to the Central Wagga Child Care Centre.
Co-ordinator Maureen O'Leary announced that Crisis Line Wagga will join Lifeline and change its name but retain its community base.
Michael Hornby, Riverina zone manager for The Smith Family, hoped to raise $50,000 in The Smith Family Christmas Appeal to improve the lives of more than 2000 people.
Borambola Park property was sold for $4.5 million to Barbara Anthony, the owner of Eringoarrah, a similar-sized property on the other side of the Murrumbidgee River.
An upgrade to the intersection of Tarcutta and Johnston streets is noted as a top priority for council, with second on the short-term priority list the intersection of Hammond Avenue and Kooringal Road.
Sam Thomas, acting director of the NSW Board of Adult and Community Education, visited Wagga to talk with adult educators including Robyn McPherson, principal of the Riverina Community College.
Bredin's Newsagency relocated to a larger store at the northern end of the Sturt Mall.
Member for Wagga Joe Schipp called for tougher measures to combat rising street lawlessness in the city, including an overhaul of the Summary Offences Act.
Federal Member for Riverina Noel Hicks hosted a group of students from Wagga Technology High School at Parliament House in Canberra.
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Sydney Armed Holdup Squad detectives investigating a string of large-scale bank robberies arrested three men and a woman in pre-dawn raids on three Wagga houses.
Work proceeds on a new Calvary Hospital car park which will increase the number of spaces available from 30 to 100 cars.
Wagga's Meals on Wheels is forging ahead with a flush of new drivers and extra cooks following an appeal for more drivers by its secretary Mr Keith Ford.
With 33 days to Christmas, Huthwaites have erected an attractive Christmas tree on their store's roof.
Miss Wagga 1970 Helen Everitt - who works at Lindsay Woods' chemist shop - was presented with a bouquet of flowers on behalf of staff by young Sherri Anne Woods, daughter of Lindsay Woods.
Commanding officer of IRTB Kapooka, Colonel CHA East, has been declared the unit's sportsman of the year.
Anstice & Mackay menswear is advertising in the Daily Advertiser that it is "noted for hats".
American singer Lovelace Watkins appeared at the Wagga Leagues Club.
Santa arrived on horseback at Huthwaites and is pictured in the Daily Advertiser with Verll Smith, 5, and Robert Hart, 4.
Wagga's new squash courts are taking shape in Blake Street after the construction of the new Southern Riverina County Council building forced a move from Johnston Street.
Mitchell Shire councillor HW Guttler claimed chemical sprays had been ineffective against Paterson's curse in many areas.
The Wagga Leagues Club held its first Sunday afternoon concert with no admission charge and a variety of performers.
Wagga police officers checked all vehicles moving out of Wagga on the Olympic Way as they searched for two escapees from the Goulburn jail.