Category Archives: Remember When

Remember When 2-1-2016

A look back at February 1992 - Clear Lake businesses joined in the Buddy Holly mania sweeping Clear Lake in 1992.  The Clear Lake Bakery was among those participating in a window decorating contest.  Pictured is Linda Wells (left) and Evi Sell.  They were joined by other bakery employees that brought some of their 50’s treasures…
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Remember When 1-25-2017

(Above) Dog protestors, 1967 - About 14 young people from Clear Lake protested the dog ordinance by picketing Mayor B.C. Myer’s home in 1967.  He invited the youths to the next City Council meeting and that he would have some suggestions for revising the ordinance which stated that a dog must be leashed when not on…
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Remember When 1-18-2016

(Above) CLHS wrestlers, 1992 - These Clear Lake wrestlers combined their efforts in 1992 to win the Clear Lake Invitational.  All 13 of the wrestlers placed in the top six at their weight class and 10 finished in the top four.  Pictured front row (L-R): Jay Barragy, Kevin Boeshart, Ryan Boeshart, Mark Minard, Sean Harlan and…
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Remember When 1-11-2017

(Above) Snowmobile Rally, 1967 - These four men were on the committee for the 2nd Annual Snowmobile Rally in 1967.  The four were testing the ice and snow conditions on the lake.  Left to right were Harold Ver Steegh, chairman, Gary Marshall, Ron Brinkman and E.L. “Moose” Hanson, all were from Clear Lake. 25 Years Ago…
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Remember When 1-4-2016

(Above) P.M. Park under construction, 1915 - Construction began on the Patriarchs Militant dining hall in 1915 and was completed in 1917.  This photo and more are featured in the Clear Lake Mirror-Reporter’s “Remember When - Around the Lake.”  This new pictorial history book is a 78-page, hard-cover coffee table book that is now on sale. …
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Remember When 12-28-2016

(Above) Santa’s helpers, 1966 - Eldon Vine, left, and Ken Smith, helped Santa Claus distribute Christmas gifts to needy boys and girls in 1966.  The toys were mended and painted by Jaycee members after being given to them by Clear Lake residents. 25 Years Ago December 1991 Ventura voters issued a resounding “yes” to the question…
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