In the wake of a face covering ordinance approved Monday night by the Tahlequah City Council, law enforcement leaders are explaining to the public their roles in the mandate.
Local doughnut shops saw a decrease in business, and a well-established bakery closed it doors, but local residents with a sweet tooth were not about to let them fall flat due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oklahoma child care providers who have maintained active status since March 15 may be receiving supplemental payments through CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s governor plans to allow school teachers and staff to opt out of his highly touted monthly COVID-19 testing plan when educators begin to return for in-person instruction.
Ever since social media became a mainstream phenomenon on the internet, there have been concerns about individuals' privacy, considering all the data that gets put out daily.
Cherokee Nation’s “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People” was recently recognized with four Heartland Regional Emmy Awards during a virtual reception on Saturday, July 25.
The Cherokee Nation has launched an online portal for qualifying Cherokee elders age 62 and older to apply for COVID-19 relief assistance.
Cherokee County Sheriff Jason Chennault released a statement Tuesday morning, addressing questions and concerns about the city’s new face covering mandate.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt announced more details Tuesday about “Learn Anywhere Oklahoma,” a new initiative that will use the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund to provide statewide access to digital content for both core classes and advanced coursework to students in kindergar…
In the wake of a face covering ordinance approved Monday night by the Tahlequah City Council, Police Chief Nate King addressed the public in regard how officers will enforce the mandate.
Over the past 13 years, TTCU's School Pride program has distributed over $1 million to Oklahoma schools, and over $46,000 has been donated to Tahlequah Public Schools thus far.
A local float operator’s cutout board for guests to take pictures with has been criticized by community members who say the feature is an example of cultural appropriation, and the co-owners have decided to remove it.
Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A “flood of inmates” are using a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling to try to get released for crimes committed on Oklahoma’s Indian reservation lands, the state’s attorney general said Monday.
Due to one family's commitment to assist others, the Bread of Life Food Pantry continues to give away food to those in need.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, during an Aug. 3 meeting, agreed to limit public access to the courthouse, as COVID-19 cases continue to surge.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Rural public schools in Cherokee County are invited to apply for Classroom Enhancement Grants of up to $5,000 from the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation.
Northeastern Health System has announced the addition of 3D mammography to its imaging departments. The advanced technology takes aim at improving breast cancer detection, reducing false-positives, and cutting patient call backs.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced that 175 Oklahoma school districts have been awarded mobile internet access and devices through 50,000 Verizon Unlimited 4GE data plans and Jetpacks, following a competitive grant process.
“These circumstances don’t define us,” said Sequoyah High School Class of 2020 Salutatorian Chelbie Turtle in front of an empty gym.
NORMAN, Oklahoma – An online option that will allow adults 50 and above living in Oklahoma to participate in noncredit courses, with topics ranging from national security issues to “The Haunts of Elvis Presley,” has been launched by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of …
In just the past 30 days, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the Cherokee Nation rose from 219 to 684. Much of the increase is attributed to gatherings where social-distancing measures and proper mask usage have not been observed, according to contact tracing efforts by the tribe’s Pub…
WACO, Texas – Sophia Lydie Berry, of Tahlequah, is among more than 5,300 Baylor University students who have been named to the Dean's Academic Honor List for the spring 2020 semester.
An invasive species is an organism that is non-native to a region and whose introduction to a region causes or is likely to cause economic harm, environmental harm, or harm to human health.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s largest virtual public charter school is seeing hundreds of new students from across the state enrolling each day.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Mother & Baby Center at The Children’s Hospital seeks to educate families who have begun dreaming of having a baby through a virtual workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m.
Officials with the District Attorney's Office say charges may be amended, depending on the circumstances of the crime, for a defendant to become eligible for a deferred sentence.
STILLWATER – Ally Qualls of Webbers Falls was approved for a Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corp. Scholarship. She was presented the award by Logen Gipson, farm loan officer of the Farm Service Agency in Tahlequah.
Returning to school in fall 2020 poses new challenges for schools, including implementing new policies to keep our children and educators healthy. Social distancing, cleaning and disinfection, hand hygiene, use of cloth face coverings are all things that administrators, educators, parents an…
With face masks being required at more public places and businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic, some people may be altering their habits - especially when it comes to what takes place under the facial covering.
This Week's Circulars
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 67. Airline Mechanic. Died August 2nd in Tulsa, OK. Funeral Services August 7th at 10:00AM at Reed-Culver Chapel. Burial at Barber Cemetery. Visitation August 6th from 1:00PM until 7:00PM at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
PARK HILL [mdash] age 65. Truck Driver. Died August 1st Grove, OK. Funeral Services August 7th at 1:00PM at Reed-Culver Chapel. Burial at Park Hill Cemetery. Visitation August 6th from 1:00PM until 7:00PM at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Jared Samuel Whipple-Wilkerson, 20, Head Kettleman of Tahlequah died July 31, 2020. Funeral 10:00 am August 6, 2020, First Baptist Church Tahlequah. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com Green Country Funeral Home
- UPDATE: Two who died in crash identified
- Two killed, deputy hurt in crash near Moodys
- City passes facial covering mandate, 3-1
- Resort owner to remove photo cutout Natives say is offensive
- McGirt ruling spurs dismissal filing in murder case
- Police chief says citations will only be issued if conflict arises, not for failure to wear masks
- Cherokee County reports 301 COVID-19 cases, moves to 'orange' risk zone
- Second COVID-19 death reported in county; confirmed cases at 360
- Man crashes vehicle in pursuit with deputies
- Man caught with 40 lbs. of pot