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Area residents again circled around the Cherokee County Election Board office Friday, many of them waiting in line for hours to cast their ballots for the 2020 presidential election.

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Economy Recovery Task Force officials discussed case numbers and perhaps extending the expiration date of the mask ordinance during a Thursday, Oct. 29 meeting.

The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors accepted line of credit loan bids during an Oct. 30 special meeting.

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Cherokee County residents hit the polls in droves Thursday, when in-person early voting for the 2020 presidential election kicked off in Oklahoma.

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The first nine weeks of the school year have passed, and some issues with virtual learning are still circulating at Tahlequah Public Schools.

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Tahlequah Trails received $52,500 and one acre of land in donations through various granting entities.

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Goat's Bluff, a scenic rock formation that overlooks the Illinois River, is owned by the Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma. Its past is rife with colorful tales, and it's been the frequent target of vandals.

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The emergence of face masks in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has been uncomfortable for everyone, but perhaps none so more than for those who wear eyeglasses.

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The county is under a flood watch until 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. Smaller creeks and streams and some main-stem rivers are likely near bankfull due to all of the rainfall that has occurred over the past several days. 

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Tahlequah Fire Chief Casey Baker is encouraging the public to take extra precautions this year for Halloween activities - especially trick-or-treating.

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Despite downturns in the economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, houses are flying off the market, and interest rates remain among the lowest they have ever been.

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Mental health clinics have seen an increase of clients, both old and new, partly due to the increase of stress patients have experienced since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sequoyah High School students started the semester with only the option of virtual learning, and now they have the choice of attending classes on campus once a week.

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Many people take pride in their yards, as it can be a symbol of class or aesthetic appeal to an individual's neighbors and their neighborhood as a whole. The way people take care of their lawns, however, varies based on the time of year.

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Officials took no action to amend or repeal City Charter proposals for the upcoming election during an Oct. 27 emergency Tahlequah City Council meeting.

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Tahlequah Mayor Sue Catron has declared October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and she and other Tahlequah leaders hope to open dialogue and unite advocates in an effort to end the scourge.

Among the tales told from storytellers at Hunter's Home this weekend included one about a circuit preacher around 100 years ago who went around to different churches to preach.

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Tahlequah Public Schools released an online survey last week to explore how the community feels about proposed bond projects.

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President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.

Students and staff will be seeing red Oct. 26-30 as they choose to "Be Happy, Be Brave, and Be Drug Free" during National Red Ribbon Week.

It is unclear what the relationship between the state and Native tribes will look like in the future, as Gov. Kevin Stitt, state officials, and tribal leaders are headed in different directions after the Supreme Court's McGirt decision.

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It's anyone's guess who will win the 2020 presidential election. Polls across the country vary, with President Donald Trump leading in some and and former Vice President Joe Biden ahead in others.

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Officials said the five proposals listed on the city ballot will not be counted after questions were raised if the ballot measures were published, as required by state law and City Charter.

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Throughout his campaign for reelection, President Donald Trump has repeatedly suggested voter fraud will play a role in the election this year and has called on supporters to keep a watchful eye out at the polls.

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This year, with more people staying at home due to the pandemic, some of the best Halloween and fall treat ideas come from public libraries and community members.

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When Oklahoma voters approved the establishment of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust in 2000, they allowed a portion of the funds from the Master Settlement Agreement with "big tobacco" to be put in a constitutionally protected trust.

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Four Northeastern State University students were taken to jail after trespassing on the old Lost City School property as part of a fraternity pledge rite.

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From just the right angle, suspended against a blue sky, a statue of two veterans - one wounded and one reaching up toward a helicopter - became a silhouette of every veteran. In the moment, it seemed the imagination flashed to a time and place and real people, like a connection to the share…

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Area law enforcement officials say they are increasingly relying on doorbell video surveillance these days to catch home burglars in the act.

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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has recommended Congress pass legislation to allow the state and Native tribes to enter into compacts to handle criminal matters, after the U.S. Supreme Court’s McGirt decision generated hundreds of requests from inmates to be released or have their case…

Cherokee County Governmental Building Authority members approved a resolution to five incentive awards to employees for safety performance during an Oct. 21 meeting.

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