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.
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 County Sheriff Jason Chennault released a statement Tuesday morning, addressing questions and concerns about the city’s new face covering mandate.
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.
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.
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 – 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.
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.
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.
The Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation presented its inaugural class of 54 first-year students with their white coats Friday in Tahlequah, marking the beginning of their journey in the medical profession.
With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise, the Tahlequah City Council is set to vote Monday night on an ordinance to would require facial coverings, although a number of exemptions are included.
Data released by the Oklahoma Tax Commission indicate Cherokee County sales tax collections for July increased by more than $144,000 from the same time last year, and Hulbert's figures increased as well.
Tahlequah’s Economic Recovery Task Force is collecting data to help better determine how the community feels about the various details of a potential mask mandate. It is available at docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSelyzjsl_3irREtkr1kJBiAYTtLqBlZieIBeVhKdt051_P2tw/viewform.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on businesses across the country, owners have looked to the Paycheck Protection Program to keep their workers employed.
The Friday morning United States Geological Survey stream gauges are reporting water levels on a slight rise as a result of runoff from rainfall received over the last 36 hours within the Illinois River basin.
Cherokee Nation District 3 Tribal Councilor Wes Nofire remains steadfastly opposed to the administration's handling of the aftermath of McGirt v. Oklahoma, while Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said he's doing what an elected leader ought to do after such an historic ruling.
The Economic Recovery Task Force committee on Thursday, July 30, discussed several factors that could determine whether a mask mandate is ordered in the city.
Even though plans for returning to school are changing each day, local stores are already seeing shoppers out looking for back-to-school fashions.
Many shop managers are also preparing for Oklahoma’s tax-free weekend, Aug. 7-9.
A Tahlequah woman accused of murdering a man she described as her husband was granted a release from jail with global positioning satellite monitoring.
A Tahlequah man entered a guilty plea in district court for being a felon in possession of a firearm and threatening to harm a federal offical’s family.
Transportation is a necessity, making a reliable and well-maintained vehicle important for getting around town - especially where public transit is limited.
July is National Roadside Safety Awareness Month, and insurance companies and law enforcement officers are urging drivers and pedestrians to stay vigilant during the deadliest months of the year.
HULBERT – To prepare for students to resume classes, the Hulbert Public School Board held a meeting to vote on the Return to Learn proposal and on the hiring of a new coach.
Officials with the District Attorney's Office say there are three things they take into consideration when determining who is eligible for a deferred sentence.
Despite challenges wrought by the pandemic, Tahlequah Community Playhouse members are discussing alternative plans that will help them take the stage this season.
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision that Congress never dissolved the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation, tribes and the state of Oklahoma have been examining the impact the case could have on regulatory issues within Indian Territory.
Dr. MooSong Kim moved to Tahlequah in 2016 as an assistant professor of health and kinesiology at Northeastern State University after receiving his doctoral degree at Oregon State University.
The Tahlequah High School Orange Express band is back to work, although with numerous safety precautions and no marching competitions to look forward to.
The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was updated by the Tourism Council and Leadership Steering Committee during a July 28 meeting.
Residents of Rural Water District No. 2 in Keys are complaining they have noticed discoloration in their water for the past week or so.
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