The Tahlequah Public Works Authority Board of Trustees asked to take a closer look at measured and recorded information, during a Jan. 21 meeting, when they realized something wasn't adding up.
Amid a surging wave of the COVID omicron variant, Tahlequah area restaurants are again struggling to convince customers to walk through their doors.
Local law enforcement officials said it's not uncommon for a teenager to "run away from home" for a short period, but most of them don't turn up missing. And there's a difference.
With reports of increased positive COVID tests throughout the state, medical facilities are again running out of space for patients and experiencing staffing shortages.
Briggs School has won the first annual Dr. Robert Slavin Success for All Award, which is given to a district or school that has made achievements using the Success for All program.
Oklahoma tribal leaders celebrated Friday when the Supreme Court of the U.S. declined to overturn the McGirt decision — while state leaders said the top court agreeing to hear argument to limit its scope is a step in the right direction.
As the filing period for the Oklahoma Legislature comes to an end, among the bills submitted was one by Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-OKC, to provide parents with funding to send their children to private school or supplement home-schooling expenses.
The Snowflake Winter Festival ice rink has been deemed a success, despite unusually warmer weather for that time of year – and sponsors made the difference.
The Northeastern State University/Community Chorus is kicking off the new year in tune, with a performance scheduled for April, and the group will be accepting new members until Feb. 1
HULBERT – Old Man Winter arrived during story time at the Hulbert Community Library. As temperatures dropped, kids had a chance to read books on winter and snow, while bundled up.
The price of gasoline is always fluctuating, but the average price in Oklahoma has gone up 81.7 cents per gallon since this time last year – and drivers are complaining and assigning political blame.
Local politicians are responding to a report by CNHI Oklahoma Bureau Chief Janelle Stecklein that Gov. Kevin Stitt is devising an “outside the box” plan to urge state employees to substitute teach in elementary and secondary school classrooms for no additional pay.
The Tahlequah Public Library is challenging people of all ages to read more and help the library possibly earn some prizes.
HULBERT – The 42nd annual Western Hill Winter Bluegrass Festival will take place on Jan. 20-22 at the Lodge at Sequoyah State Park, and people will come from all over Oklahoma and surrounding states.
Yoga can benefit both the mind and body, and anyone can practice it with a little guidance from local instructors.
Hulbert Public Schools announced on Wednesday, Jan. 19, that the district would move to virtual learning from Jan. 20-21 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
On Feb. 8, Tahlequah residents can vote on a bond issue that would fund construction projects throughout the district, and administrators are making their case for its passage.
Some people are drawn to the outdoors, blazing trails for the rest of the world to follow in their footsteps. And while the comfort of home has never been so plush, the earth’s scenic landscape is attracting more and more nature buffs to get outside and experience the countryside around them.
Briggs resident Sheila Dreadfulwater recently received the President’s Gold Volunteer Service Award after having been nominated by the American Red Cross for work she did in 2021.
Every year, on Martin Luther King Day, Northeastern State University hosts a service day when students volunteer to work on projects around the campus and community.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, during a Jan. 18 meeting, approved expenditure documentation for American Rescue Plan Act funds totaling over $1.62 million.
With a recent spike in positive COVID-19 cases, the demand for tests has increased, making them hard to come by in Cherokee County.
In a world with voice commands, swiping, predictive text, and virtual keyboards, nothing beats properly using a QWERTY keyboard to digitally transmit the written word.
Whether it’s CPA, CFA, or CFP, there are a number of acronyms and initials for those with expertise in finances to place behind their name, and each signifies a different function.
January is School Board Appreciation Month and during the Keys Board of Education meeting last week, members were recognized for their contributions. The board was also updated on the current COVID situation, which required the district to switch to distance learning and reschedule of many o…
In December 2021, the U.S. The Department of State announced that Americans will be paying a little more for passports, which will affect local residents interested in traveling out of the country this year.
More than 560 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths were recorded in Cherokee County over the past couple of weeks, joining more than 79,000 active cases across the state as a third surge in infections up.
It's not uncommon for residents of any community to own a scanner so they can monitor what's going on in the local community of "protectors" - law enforcement, fire departments and EMS services.
According to data from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Cherokee County's jobless rate for November was lower than the previous month, and significantly lower from the same time last year.
Two area residents recently complained that compliance with the American Disabilities Act of 1990 is slipping, and that some institutions don't offer adequate access.
The Tahlequah High School Choir is using music to bring people together and connect traditional students with virtual and special-needs students.
Experts in the mental health field have some good ideas as to why and how teenagers become addicted to social media, but they say there are ways to prevent it.
HULBERT – The 42nd annual Western Hill Winter Bluegrass Festival will take place on Jan. 20-22 at the Lodge at Sequoyah State Park.
Since 2015, Grand View School has secured a number of language grants that have launched a successful after-school program, allowing students to learn about language, arts, athletics, and culture.
On Thursday, Jan. 13, the Hulbert School Board of Education met to approve budget items, as well as personnel, transfers, and employee contracts.
Reasor’s Foods, which started in Tahlequah, is on the cusp of undergoing changes announced in November 2021, as it transitions from an independent grocery chain to part of Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Co.
The challenges of supply-chain shortages are affecting markets in Tahlequah, and local customers are beginning to notice its effects.
Amid a surging omicron variant, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, most schools are not planning extravagant celebrations as they have in the past.
Federal regulators pulled the plug on permits issued for two wastewater treatment facilities in northwestern Arkansas that discharge into streams within the Illinois River watershed.
On Thursday, Jan. 13, Tahlequah Public Schools announced the district would move to distance learning on Friday, Jan. 14, joining a growing number of Cherokee County schools taking that route.
This Week's Circulars
- CRIME REWIND: Officials still hope brothers' murders can be solved
- Tahlequah superintendent resigns; bond issues detailed
- CHAIN COMMAND: New Texas law that prohibits dogs from being chained outside may not work here
- Health Department says COVID tests lost
- Stitt claims tribes didn't comply with compacts
- Reasor's bought out by Texas grocery company
- Restaurants again suffering effects of COVID
- TAKE A HIKE: Jean-Pierre Chouteau Nature trail steeped in history
- School resource deputy honored for probe
- A PLAN TO SCAN: Scanners monitoring protector services still common in area