Jeromy Klinger is a foster care worker and an advocate for the LGBTQ community in Tahlequah. In his position, he seeks out members of the community who are willing to open their hearts and homes to displaced children.
Northeastern Health System has extended its partnership with the OSU Center for Health Sciences to provide board-certified ER physicians for the Emergency Department in Tahlequah, as of July 1.
Graduates of optometric programs chose to complete their residency at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry due to its unique position of being in a state that offers a wider scope of practice in the field.
OKLAHOMA CITY — This World Lung Cancer Day, Aug. 1, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is urging Oklahomans to quit tobacco using its free resources and highlighting the importance of lung cancer screening for early detection.
In my June column, I mentioned some highlights from the 2021 legislative session and the impact these had on Northeastern State University’s FY22 budget. As we look to the fall semester, I wanted to share some other information about the budget.
Oklahoma and Texas took the first formal step Monday toward moving to the Southeastern Conference, notifying the Big 12 they would not be renewing an agreement that binds the league’s members through 2025.
Four newcomers were elected to the Council of the Cherokee Nation during a run-off election Saturday, according to unofficial totals from the Cherokee Nation Election Commission. They’ll join four Council incumbents who were re-elected and a fifth newcomer who was elected during the June Che…
In a close race for the Cherokee Nation District 2 Tribal Council seat, Candessa Tehee defeated Bobby Slover by seven votes in a runoff election Saturday.
Cherokee Nation, one of the largest tribal nations in the U.S., is breaking barriers and disproving stereotypes by changing how Native Americans are represented and redefining how their stories are told.
TULSA - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is celebrating its new 65-foot Les Paul guitar monument with the public on Tuesday evening, July 27, at 9 p.m.
The amount of forage produced in pastures changes from year to year due to precipitation and fluctuations in temperature. Hot and dry years tend to yield less forage production than wet and temperate years.
CHEWEY -- Cherokee Nation is providing an eco-friendly boost to the Neighborhood Association of Chewey in Adair County through installation of rooftop solar panels on the community building, which may lower utility costs by as much as 90 percent.
In August, the Cherokee Nation bids farewell to five members of our legislative branch and welcomes new members. Some of the departing councilors reached constitutional term limits, while others chose not to seek reelection in this year's mid-terms, which conclude after runoff July 24. Their…
OKLAHOMA CITY — Months of behind-the-scenes in-fighting within the state’s dominant political party spilled into the spotlight this month as a disenchanted group of Republicans attempted to do something previously unheard of in Oklahoma — censure two seated U.S. senators from their own party.
The Tahlequah Main Street Association has partnered with a statewide campaign by a nonprofit organization with a goal of celebrating small local businesses across Oklahoma.
After going on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Open Minds Class has begun meeting again in Tahlequah, where people of all faiths are welcome to discuss a variety of religious and spiritual topics.
State lawmakers have around $1.9 billion of federal pandemic relief funds to allocate by the end 2024, but even though they have time to weigh their options, they say it's important that discussions begin now so the money is used wisely.
Thursday at the Pizza Day Camp, we discussed a variety of agriculture commodities that are used in making pizza. For most pizzas, that includes tomatoes. Fortunately, tomatoes thrive in Oklahoma’s long, hot summers. They are versatile, delicious and nutritious. Tomatoes are a good source of …
TULSA – Reasor’s is hosting the third annual Supplies for Schools promotion benefiting local classroom students now through Aug. 10, 2021.
A few miles from the Kansas border, a handful of Chilocco Indian Agricultural School alumni drove down a long dirt road on a warm July morning to tend to parts of the sprawling but now-crumbling campus. While much of the grounds are overgrown with weeds, the school's graveyard, near Newkirk,…
Thursday’s 4-H Pizza Camp is easily one of the most popular for students, as it was the first of this year’s summer camps to fill up at the Cherokee County OSU Cooperative Extension Service.
As state-prosecuted criminal cases continue to be dismissed due to the U.S. Supreme Court's McGirt v. Oklahoma ruling, law enforcement officials are expressing frustration, while tribal officials call the decision a victory for sovereignty.
Many people admire chinchillas for their thick, lush fur coats. They probably don’t realize it’s not a good idea for them to get their fur wet.
During a recent weekly chat session, Tahlequah Police Chief Nate King discussed call numbers for the week, interesting incidents of arrest, and areas of town where officers are patrolling traffic.
An intoxicated man allegedly left a bag containing methamphetamine, pills, paraphernalia, and his ID outside of a house he broke into.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers Wednesday began the long process of deciding how to spend nearly $1.87 billion in federal American Rescue Plan funds aimed at helping Oklahoma recover from the pandemic.
Vacations don’t have to be expensive or require hours of traveling for sightseers to enjoy time away from work or school, and Oklahoma’s State Parks provide immersive experiences for families.
With more than 2,000 Cherokee citizens already signed up under Oklahoma's recent expansion of Medicaid, the Cherokee Nation recently hosted U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, …
CLAREMORE — The Fiber Fest Weekend Retreat at Shepherd’s Cross combines all the single day workshops into one super fiber weekend held on August 12-14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
A candidate in an upcoming Cherokee Nation run-off election was charged Wednesday with accepting an illegal campaign contribution.
For many single moms, coping with the pandemic has been particularly difficult. Despite many issues, Brenda Ramos has spent the past year on the front year – previously as a home health worker, and now as a cashier at the Habitat for Humanity.
This Week's Circulars
[mdash] age 85. In Home Daycare. Died July 23rd in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services July 29th at 2:00pm at United Methodist Church in Cookson, OK. Interment at Cookson-Proctor Cemetery. Visitation prior to services starting at 11:00am.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 69. English Educator. Died July 16th in Sallisaw, OK. Memorial Services July 30th at 2:00pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Hendricks Cemetery.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 74 of Tahlequah, OK. Laborer. Died July 21st in Tahlequah, OK. Services July 26th at 2:00pm at Elm Tree Baptist Church. Burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation July 24th, 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver.
- CN Tribal Council Candidate Bobby Slover arrested for taking contribution
- Homicide charges against sheriff's deputy dismissed
- Area woman to city council: Fauci, China made virus to 'get rid of us'
- Sex offender arrested again
- Man killed in crash near Tahlequah
- At one former Native American school in Oklahoma, honoring the dead now falls to alumni
- POLICE BEAT 7-21-21: Woman claims babies 'hanging from trees'
- Sheriff, CN AG's Office trade barbs over challenges created by McGirt
- COVID case surge prompts Crisis Task Force to regroup
- Oklahoma cut off federal unemployment benefits early, but workers are struggling to find jobs
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