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The Tahlequah Public Schools Board of Education swiftly made its way through the agenda of Tuesday’s special meeting, approving all items.

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Oklahoma child care providers who have maintained active status since March 15 may be receiving supplemental payments through CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds.

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Local task force representatives confirmed that positive COVID-19 cases are increasing ahead of scheduled school reopenings.

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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.

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The city of Tahlequah will hold its second meeting about the dog park on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water St.

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Tahlequah city officials voted 3-1 to pass a citywide mandate on “face coverings” during an Aug. 3 meeting.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A Tahlequah woman accused of murdering a man she described as her husband was granted a release from jail with global positioning satellite monitoring.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Cherokee County Investigators nabbed a Tahlequah man found with over 40 pounds of marijuana.

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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 Board of the Tahlequah Regional Development Authority offered the job of CEO-president to a Memphis man during a July 28 special meeting.

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Paradigm Shift is an educational leadership program in Muskogee, but it's been making inroads in Cherokee County, too.

The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was updated by the Tourism Council and Leadership Steering Committee during a July 28 meeting.

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Residents of Rural Water District No. 2 in Keys are complaining they have noticed discoloration in their water for the past week or so.

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