The Oklahoma Corporation Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow one of the state’s largest natural gas utilities to begin preparations it says will keep customers from paying large gas bills in the coming months and suspend gas cut-offs for nonpayment until mid-April.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma's bounty on Bigfoot has grown to nearly $2.1 million mere weeks after a state lawmaker proposed a controversial bill to allow capturing of the mythical creature.
Data released by the Oklahoma Tax Commission indicate Cherokee County sales tax collections February increased by more than $89,000 over the same time last year, and Hulbert's figures rose as well.
A pump organ more than a century old is looking for a new home, with proceeds from the sale going to one of Tahlequah’s most historic homes.
The 911 Trust Authority has been playing a low-key role for years in Cherokee County Emergency Management, and a local official explained this week who they are and how they work.
Throughout March, which is Women’s History Month, Hunter’s Home is highlighting some who lived in the historic house and what roles they filled on the plantation.
Tyler Teague, 28, moved to Tahlequah from Norman in 2012, and received his bachelor's degree in history from Northeastern State University in 2017.
As of Wednesday, March 3, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has changed the way it reports COVID-19 deaths in an effort to show a more timely picture of the disease’s impact in Oklahoma.
The Cherokee Nation is now including all household members of Cherokee Nation citizens and households of any federally recognized tribal citizen into their COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.
AKINS, Oklahoma — Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. signed into law the “Cherokee Nation Park, Wildlands, Fishing and Hunting Preserve Act of 2021” on Monday, March 1, during a visit to the tribe’s new 4,000-plus-acre preserve in Sequoyah County.
While some may think of it as an activity to do with school-aged kids, crafting offers a way for people of all ages to get creative, relax, and spend time with friends or families.
Several health facilities in the area continue to administer COVID-19 vaccines as they become more readily available, and people eligible to receive shots are urged to start making appointments.
While the weather is still chilly, outdoor activities are not as enjoyable for some people. But there are still opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of their homes – and help the wildlife at the same time.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A measure that gives parents of school-aged children a $1,000 tax credit next year is garnering bipartisan support as it advances through the Legislature.
portant types of exercise – endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility – can all be achieved through yoga, but it can also improve mental health and offer a sense of community.
GROVE – The Grand River Dam Authority Ecosystems and Watershed Management Department is announcing that its next Rush for Brush workshop is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, at Wolf Creek Park in Grove, beginning at 9 a.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A TSET Health Promotion Research Center researcher is looking at the longer-term effectiveness of incentive-based smoking cessation for socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.
Christopher Jordan, Julius Jones’ co-defendant in the 1999 slaying of Edmond businessman Paul Howell, admitted in prison to killing Howell and letting Jones take the fall for crime, according to an inmate who served time in an Arkansas prison with Jordan.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma health officials said the discrepancy between state and federal COVID-19 death counts is the result of the state re-investigating each reported cause of death.
The March 1 online Tahlequah City Council meeting was interrupted three times by someone from the public playing an obscene audio clip.
With the U.S. economy's downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and people looking for safer dining alternatives, many have been experimenting with meal kit delivery services.
A Tahlequah woman accused of murdering a man she described as her husband was rearrested for being in possession of a stolen vehicle.
A Cherokee Nation Tribal Council member and a well-known Cherokee genealogist clarified their stance Monday on a recent CN Supreme Court ruling that struck “by blood” language from the tribe’s constitution as a condition for citizenship.
The two teenagers involved in the police officer-involved shooting and suicide on Sunday have been identified as runaways from Blair, Nebraska.
Holly Hughes, of the Eastern Oklahoma Library System, introduced Jimmie White, former instructor at Connors State College, before he presented virtually on the Tulsa Race Massacre last Thursday, Feb. 25.
WILBURTON – Eastern Oklahoma State College has been given the “all clear” from local and statewide authorities after a bomb threat was received earlier Tuesday. Students and employees were evacuated at the Wilburton and McAlester campuses and classes were canceled as a safety precaution.
MUSKOGEE - As of Feb. 18, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System has given the COVID-19 vaccine to 5,119 veterans. A total of 3,995 veterans have received their first shot, and 1,124 have received both shots.
As part of ongoing grant programs, the Cherokee County Health Services Council has been seeking public input into what is important to residents.
Each month, the Rotary Club of Tahlequah/Cherokee County honors local high school seniors who were selected by their teachers and school administrators as Students of the Month.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Locust Grove High School senior Kaitlyn Stephens has completed a week of service as a page for her grandfather, Sen. Blake Cowboy Stephens, R-Tahlequah, at the state Capitol during the fourth week of session from Feb. 22-25.
WILBURTON – Due to recent winter storms and school closures, Eastern Oklahoma State College’s scholarship application deadline for the 2021-22 academic year has been extended to midnight on Friday, March 5.
This Week's Circulars
HULBERT [mdash] age 65. Landscaper. Died February 18th in Tahlequah, OK. Services February 24th at 1:00pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Burial at Keener Cemetery. Visitation February 23rd from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
HULBERT [mdash] age 42. Walmart Cashier. Died February 13th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services February 22nd at 10:00am at Reed-Culver Chapel. She will be laid to rest at Keener Cemetery in Hulbert, OK.
- Two charged with trafficking after meth, pot stash found
- Family of pedestrian killed on Downing sues
- Tribal councilor pushes back on treaty issue
- Woman who killed husband out of jail, caught with stolen car
- Agricultural reimbursement for winter storm losses
- Duo: CN court action violates constitution
- Obscene audio clips interrupt City Council meeting
- Teens involved in Muskogee chase, shootout identified
- Area man found dead with three gunshot wounds
- EDITORIAL: Jeep issue opens door for nefarious folks