Tahlequah's Planning and Zoning Commission at a Nov. 15 meeting approved three plat applications that would allow for potential construction of an apartment complex and two subdivisions.
Two suspects were arrested Nov. 14 at Dollar General on Downing Street for conspiracy to commit armed robbery, although the weapon turned out to be a plastic gun.
For those who are lonely or hungry, it can be difficult to give thanks during cold, dark nights. So area churches, organizations, and businesses are working to fill the tummies and hearts of community members this Thanksgiving by hosting free meals and donating to food pantries.
The city of Tahlequah, the Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce, and several partners that worked on the West Fourth Street project met on Thursday, Nov. 15, for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate completion of the work.
Oklahoma is the ninth-fattest state in the U.S., with adults and children ranked sixth and 14th in obesity, respectively, according to WalletHub’s 2018’s Fattest States in America report.
It's the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S., taking about 80,000 lives and contributing to another 160,000 deaths each year – and millions don’t even know they have it.
The Tahlequah Main Street Association Board of Directors accepted the resignation of six board members and approved a slate of five new members during a regular meeting Wednesday.
The Keys School Board of Education on Thursday night spotlighted Principal and Athletic Director Steven Goss, who bragged on students and their reaction to a new digital app.
While monitoring traffic coming to and from the Heritage Inn Motel on Nov. 10, Tahlequah Police Department officers arrested a sex offender with more than 4 grams of methamphetamine and a large sum of money in his possession.
Today's popular footwear includes sneakers, boots, high heels, flip-flops and other shoes, but for years, Native Americans' shoes of choice were moccasins.
On Tuesday evening, teams from area schools converged on the Sequoyah High School campus for a competition sanctioned by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.
After recently being diagnosed with cancer, Jim Wilson, a former Democratic state senator and veteran of the Vietnam War, died Sunday on Veterans Day. He was 71.
JUST BEFORE the annual Tahlequah Veterans Day Parade took to the streets Saturday, a wreath-laying ceremony downtown at Cherokee Square brought members of local organizations together to pay solemn tribute to service members.
Supporters of the U.S. military lined the sidewalks on Muskogee Avenue Saturday, as local residents flocked downtown for the city's annual Veterans Day Parade.
According to data released by the Oklahoma Tax Commission, Cherokee County sales tax collections increased in November by $45,434.63 from the previous year, but sales have only slightly increased by $3,976.81 from this time last month.
Despite the cold weather, a large crowd of former military personnel gathered at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center Friday, as the tribe hosted its annual Veterans Appreciation Day.
After the sometimes bitter campaigning and frenetic casting of ballots, Oklahomans - sort of like the Soviets and the Chinese - will live under the rule of a single political party for the next two years.
By the mid-1990s, the Arts Council of Tahlequah had compiled a record of community service that was second to none in the state of Oklahoma. Long-time recording secretary, Willa Dene Pace, who had moved to the Oklahoma City area in 1990, mentioned in a 2018 interview that many of the cultura…
The Cherokee County veterans organizations assist retired service members, active-duty service members, and their families by helping them get the benefits they need, offering them a place to socialize, and sending care packages to troops overseas.
The U.S. military is composed of more than 1.2 million men and women, serving in the four branches of the Armed Forces - and Tahlequah residents go to great lengths to recognize those who make this area their home.
As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age out of the workforce, the demand for health care professionals is expected to continue to grow, but there is some concern over whether enough people will be available to meet the need.
After months of construction, city officials are expecting West Fourth Street and Bluff Avenue construction to wrap up within the next two weeks, and they're blaming weather for the delays.
Since the Cherokee Nation began construction on its new casino in March at the Cherokee Springs Plaza, local residents have expressed concern that the process might have disrupted area wildlife and culturally significant areas.
Two Tahlequah sisters are honoring those who have served the country and are buried in Fort Gibson National Cemetery by laying wreaths on all the tombstones.
Forging knives and building a fire with primitive tools were among the skills available to more than 150 women last weekend at the 18th annual Women in the Outdoors at the Baptist Assembly Campgrounds in Cookson.
After elections for statewide office and the federal midterms, Oklahoma voters have selected a new governor, and the races didn't turn out as hoped for four local candidates.
While no action was taken on the item during the Nov. 5 meeting, the Tahlequah City Council started the discussion regarding a rezoning application of a residential property behind Lowe's.
Whether they want to remember their teenage years or not, almost all high school graduates have a window into the past from which they can reminisce: a yearbook.
Veterans who live in Cherokee County may feel more welcome here than in some other areas, because so many local organizations give them places to socialize with other vets, receive help, or offer their support for the community.
With balloting for tribal council seats completed, the election board for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians announced the unofficial results of Monday's tribal council elections.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved at their Nov. 5 meeting to rescind a February decision after discovering they failed to advertise the opening of a section line for the required amount of days.
Everyone knows it will happen: A surging stock market won't surge forever. The indexes may consistently go up over decades, but there are always dips in the market.
Out of the eight structure's reviewed by the Tahlequah Abatement Board at its Nov. 5 meeting, seven were tabled to future meetings, with four declared dilapidated.
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- Cherokee citizenship determined by Dawes Rolls, not DNA
- Sex offender arrested on drug charge
- Two arrested for conspiracy to rob store