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Tiny tots learn reading fundamentals
Library’s Reading Rockstars mingles play, music and learning
Many parents believe it’s never too early to begin teaching a child to read.
Native storytellers share love of their craft
Stories, if told in the right way, can often mentally transport a person to a different place and time.
Two native master storytellers, Gayle Ross, Cherokee, and Gene Tagaban, Tlingit, practiced their craft during a workshop Thursday at the Roger Webb Auditorium at Northeastern State University.
Cable company leaving Hulbert
Councilor says many residents opting for other video services
The Hulbert City Council accepted Vyve Broadcast’s letter announcing its intent to discontinue service to the area, effective Aug. 1.
Woman rescued after rollover
Tahlequah firefighters, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, medics and others responded when a vehicle rolled off the road and into the trees.
Open enrollment closed, but some exceptions exist
Open enrollment for government health care may be closed, but NeoHealth is encouraging people to see if they can still apply under special circumstances.
Accused host of underage parties to seek treatment
Court proceedings for a man accused of hosting underage drinking parties have been passed so he may seek inpatient treatment, court records show.
Celebrating the independent retailer
Most people associate July with Independence Day, but since 2011, July has been designated as Independent Retail Month. The purpose of this time is to recognize the importance of local, small businesses in the community.
Local residents divided on SCOTUS decision
Nearly two weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of allowing for-profit, closely-held companies to opt out of the contraceptive mandate that is part of the Affordable Care Act.
Hobby Lobby, an Oklahoma-based, family-owned company, brought the suit, saying offering certain forms of contraception to its employees through the company’s insurance plan runs counter to the owners’ religious beliefs.
HPWA board mulls bridge project issues
The Fourteen Mile Creek Bridge project has run into another set of issues which were brought to the Hulbert Public Works Board of Trustees attention Thursday night.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has said it will accept project bids for the project without consulting with the city, which is footing the bill.
TPS board approves replacement of five buses
Tahlequah I-35 School Board members voted Thursday to replace five buses, all of which are close to 20 years old, by approving a lease with Midwest Bus Sales Inc.
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