The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council passed the Anti-Harassment Act of 2021 during a regular meeting Monday night.

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After being named Newspaper of the Year in its division by parent company CNHI, the Tahlequah Daily Press brought home the Sequoyah honor when the Oklahoma Press Association presented its Better Newspaper Contest Awards during its annual convention, June 11-12, at the Sheraton Hotel in downt…

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Fathers, dads, grandpas, fathers-in-law. However they may be referred to, they are often dispensing good advice, bad jokes, and a lot of love.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Deputy Commissioner Keith Reed with the Oklahoma State Department of Health issued a statement after the state reached over three million total doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered.

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Area civic and political leaders reflected on the past year and shared their visions for the future during the virtual State of the Community event Friday.

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Animal advocates are encouraging prospective pet owners to visit their local animal shelters to adopt a cat, with June being National Adopt a Cat Month.

According to the Friday, June 11, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 454,394 cases of COVID-19 [ in Oklahoma. That includes 178 new cases Friday. The OSDH reported there were 968 active cases.

Property owners of a popular swimming area have asked the sheriff to cite those who keep trespassing.

According to the Thursday, June 10, Oklahoma State Department of Health advisory, there have been 454,094 cases of COVID-19 recorded in Oklahoma. That includes 124 new cases reported Friday. Of the total cases, the OSDH reported there were 943 active cases; and 445,373 people had recovered.


Josh Payton quit his job as a lawyer in Missouri to work with his family at Celebrity Attractions, which organizes Broadway performances at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. At the time, he thought that he was leaving the court forever, but then an opportunity presented itself.


A woman was charged with assault with a deadly weapon for the Memorial Day weekend shooting on the river.

Officers responded to a church after a man asked for demons to be cast out of a woman.


After the Supreme Court’s McGirt decision, tribal courts have been inundated with cases that were dismissed by the state. The Cherokee Nation, for instance, has now filed 1,000 cases in the CN District Court.


The Oaks Volunteer Fire Department chief said his outfit and the Grand River Dam Authority have a great relationship when working together on the Illinois River.

Tensions were high among officials and employees with a specific agenda item during a five-hour Tahlequah City Council meeting on June 7.

Data released by the Oklahoma Tax Commission indicate Cherokee County sales tax collections from April increased by more than $192,000 from the same time last year, and Hulbert's figures increased as well.

The Cherokee County Commissioners took no action on a lease agreement between the board, the Oklahoma Department of Health, and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services during a June 7 meeting.


Elections for five open Cherokee Nation Tribal Council seats were decided over the weekend, and another four are headed to run off elections next month.

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reported decreases in the initial and continued unemployment claims' four-week moving average.


The United States, the state of Oklahoma, and Indian Country are in need of more health care professionals, and the Oklahoma State University and Cherokee Nation are working together to inspire youth to enter into the medical field.

The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce announced that their annual event has been rescheduled due to technical difficulties.

A wanted man was recently arrested in Tahlequah after he assaulted a woman who was babysitting a child.


Those in the wrecker service industry say there's more to the job than just hauling away vehicles that have crashed or broken down.

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