State Question 801 asks voters if they will allow school districts to spend building fund money - collected through local property taxes - on operational expenses.
Funds allocated for the arts were slow in reaching Tahlequah, tucked away in the foothills of the Ozarks. Apparently, the community's first organization to secure a grant from the Oklahoma Arts and Humanities Council was the Tahlequah Area Artists.
For the students, the field trip to the fire station was part of the school's initiative to introduce them to community service members in Tahlequah.
A judge found probable cause during an Oct. 11 preliminary hearing in Cherokee County District Court to move forward with a trial for a man accused of murdering a couple almost 11 years ago.
Julie Poor inherited a set of looms when her mother passed away. Being a visual learner, she watched YouTube videos to learn how to use them. She has been knitting that way for three years, and has made socks, blankets, sweaters, and stuffed animals.
A murder was committed at the Tahlequah Public Library Thursday, but it was unlike any other homicide in Cherokee County - because the victim was not of this world, but of the Wizarding World.
Organizers of a grassroots campaign opposing the proliferation of poultry feeding operations applauded a plan to suspend the acceptance of applications for new permits.
Just one day after the Tahlequah Main Street Association’s board of directors accepted the resignation of Director Drew Haley, six board members stepped down from their posts Thursday.
Within the past couple of weeks, purple shirts seem more popular, purple pumpkins have been spotted at the Cherokee Nation complex, and painted purple ribbons have appeared on downtown business windows.
Since city officials are eyeing new ordinances to regulate land use by retail medical marijuana dispensaries, law enforcement officers are also preparing for changes brought about by SQ 788.
While many high school drama departments steer clear of plays with mature content, the students and staff at Sequoyah High School are refusing to play it safe.
The Tahlequah Main Street Association’s board of directors accepted the resignation of Director Drew Haley Wednesday after what is being described by some observers as a tense meeting.
With the approval of SQ 788 legalizing medical marijuana in Oklahoma, Tahlequah city councilors discussed at their Oct. 1 meeting the possibility of creating ordinances to regulate land use of retail marijuana establishments and dispensaries.
A choir is made up of more than just talented singers. Members are willing to work with one another to achieve a sound one person could not reach by himself.
Though touted by the Trump administration as an historic breakthrough, analysts aren't seeing a great deal of difference between the dead North American Free Trade Agreement and the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
The third annual Antique Agriculture Festival at Hunter's Home this past weekend featured more than just crops and livestock.
Another lawsuit has been filed against the city of Tahlequah, with the defendant seeking to void land purchases involving a 65-acre bike trail area because they were "done in secret."
United Keetoowah Band Chief Joe Bunch spoke Saturday on the tribe's effort to rekindle fires and renew friendships to better assist the people.
Celebrating its two-century presence in Northeast Oklahoma, the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians opened its 68th annual Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration weekend with a traditional stomp dance that started at sundown on Friday.
The annual Green Country Roots Festival is a celebration of community and local entertainers, according to Cherokees for Black Indian History Preservation Foundation board members.
Among the handful of state questions on the Nov. 6 election ballot is SQ 800, which creates a fund for investment of 5 percent of tax revenue from oil and gas development, increasing by .2 percent each year to 100 percent.
Even before the arrival of the railroad at the beginning of the 20th century ended Tahlequah's geographic isolation, the small town's remoteness had not proved a barrier to its artistic and literary development. As capital city of the Cherokee Nation, the location of its seminaries, and home…
Those looking to get a new family member or change an animal's life might want to consider contacting the Humane Society of Cherokee County, as it's Adopt-a-Dog Month.
After an executive session during their Oct. 1 meeting, Tahlequah city councilors approved the $30,000 purchase of three tracts of land for a bicycle trail near Diedrick Lane.
While several discussions have taken place among city officials, no solution is imminent for Tahlequah's growing vagrancy problem. So the question remains: What can be done?
Crowding into the Hulbert Senior Citizens Center Thursday, a group of area residents shared stories about close encounters with Bigfoot over big bowls of chili.
Now that the autumn air has arrived, area stores are stocking up on trendy clothing for the cooler weather. And while some styles and colors are timeless, each season brings its own fresh colors and cuts.
The arts are core subjects at Tahlequah High School, and theater is one of the choices, according to Michael Peters, director of THS Tiger Theatre, THS Fine Arts Department chair, and manager of the Tahlequah Public Schools Performing Arts Center.
A pair of friends are in search of support for a new dog park in the city of Tahlequah. They say they don't have much experience starting a community project of this size, but they have the passion.
During the Oct. 1 Cherokee County Board of Commissioners meeting, officials addressed concerns about the recent release of the Cherokee County Treasurer Statutory Report, which found inadequate internal controls over investments.
The highways running through Tahlequah are getting a makeover, as Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews have been working on a resurfacing project on the Bertha Parker Bypass.
- The tragedy of Stilwell, OK
- Main Street director resigns at board's request
- Sources say Haley's ouster planned at Oct. 2 meeting
- Cherokee Nation applauds state of Oklahoma for temporarily suspending new poultry farm permits
- Sheriff's Beat 10-11-18: Suspect jailed for DUI after backing into deputy's vehicle
- POLICE BEAT: Syringes, meth found in suspect's possession
- Festivities begin with traditional stomp dance
- Police Beat 10-11-18: Traffic stop leads to drug possession arrest
- City officials eyeing codes for pot sales
- DAILY LOG: Oct. 9, 2018