Compiled from the pages of the Daily Advertiser by Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society.
25 YEARS AGO
Prominent Wagga locals Nancye Piercy and Bruce Jarratt, along with former Wagga local Campbell Egan, were recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Two buildings at Charles Sturt University have been named in honour of two university pioneers, Dr Henry Gardiner and Dr Edwin Brooks
WIN Television has cut back news staff in Wagga, incorporating the Wagga-only service into a western NSW regional news service covering Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst and Wagga regions.
Wagga orthopaedic surgeon Alan Nicholls is joining United Nations peacekeepers in Rwanda as a member of an Australian Army surgical team.
Wagga's richest person, Stan Henwood, has sold one of his Queensland cattle stations for more than $12 million.
The NSW division of the Australian Beer Can Collectors Inc hosted a meeting and swap day at the Wagga Boat Club.
President Peter Morrow announced that Wagga's oldest licensed club, The Riverine Club had a loss of $14,701 in the financial year to March 31, 1995.
50 YEARS AGO
Six Wagga girls have been chosen in a team managed by Miss P Bush from Wagga to represent Riverina in the girls Stated hockey carnival to be held in Sydney.
RVN-2 is advertising for an experienced stenographer, 17-20 years of age, to be secretary to the general manager working in an air-conditioned office with an IBM electric typewriter.
Huthwaites are advertising a formal wear hire service in the Daily Advertiser with men's dinner suits available from $7, bows for 40 cents and white gloves for 40 cents.
MDC plain and flavoured milk is now available in new non-returnable cartons.
Wagga High School students Lew Butcher and Brian Lawrence have been selected in the NSW schoolboys open rugby league team to tour Queensland.
City engineer Mr C Knott has been directed by Wagga City Council to prepare detailed plans for the development of a 100-acre industrial estate on Hammond Avenue.
Miss Wagga Helen Everitt presented a $100 cheque from the Wagga Community Advancement Fund to Miss Nerida Graydon on behalf of Gumleigh Boys Home.
About 300 Rotarians representing 46 clubs are attending a conference at Wagga Teachers College.
A public meeting is being convened by Peter Duff and Brian Hewittt to discuss the formation of a branch of the Arts Council of Australia in Wagga.
Second Wagga Boy Scouts group held a bottle drive to boost finances.
Cpl App. Anderson of the RAAF School of Technical Training has been awarded the City of Wagga Trophy for 1970.
About 100 members of the Wagga Lapidary Club are attending a "fossicking" weekend at White Cliffs.