Aren’t you enjoying this October weather? We may still be in The Twilight Zone but at least we have cooler weather.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final story in a series on child sexual abuse. The topic may be too sensitive for some readers. The survivors have given the News Press permission to use their identities.
Downtown Stillwater is host to one of the world’s most popular gravel cycling events, The Mid South. Next year's event will be March 10-12. Riders and runners from around the globe will descend on Stillwater to test their mettle and have a good time doing it.
With fall coming on, deer rut (mating season) will be here soon. If you are new to the area, you might be surprised to learn that very few places are completely off limits to deer activity in Payne County. In other words, this message is not just for those with rural landscapes.
The Stillwater Public Education Foundation has created a new fundraising campaign called Onward Arts. They've already launched the campaign with an in-person fundraiser. We asked SPEF Executive Director Ashlee Robertson about the campaign.
YALE – A Tulsa contractor has begun preparatory work on reconstruction of State Highway 51 between the western city limits of Yale and the junction of State Highway 18.
The Stillwater City Council has called an election for Seat 5, the council seat held by Mayor Will Joyce. Joyce was first elected to Seat 1 on the council in 2016 and became mayor in April 2018.
The crowd cheered as Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi pulled into Bud Brothers Coughy Shop dispensary in their Bluesmobile on Monday afternoon.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the seventh in a series on child sexual abuse. The topic may be too sensitive for some readers. The survivors have given the News Press permission to use their identities.
Ready to enjoy the cooler autumn weather? The Botanic Gardens at OSU is offering up some outdoor entertainment with FallFest, including a spookily decorated trail and hay ride. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m., on Oct. 23 at the Botanic Gardens, 3300 W. 6th Ave. To learn more about this fa…
The Stillwater Police Department responded to a fatality collision Wednesday evening at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Washington Street.
If anybody thinks they see Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi driving The Bluesmobile in Stillwater on Monday, no, you are not dreaming.
U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus.
A self-described hacker is claiming to have access to the websites of multiple sheriff's departments in Oklahoma.
Turning Point Ranch is a therapeutic horsemanship center in Stillwater that serves people of all ages facing physical, mental, emotional and soci-economic challenges.
Payne County Commissioners, acting as the Payne County Economic Development Board, conducted their first study session to consider ways to spend federal American Rescue Plan Act funds.
Maddie Parker, a Junior at Stillwater High School and head of SMAC said she is excited Jump4SMAC has returned, since it was postponed last year due to the pandemic.
Aerospace icon Wally Funk stepped off her plane Monday at the Stillwater Airport Tarmac and was met with a cheering crowd, the OSU Band serenading her and three young girls who looked up to her.
During the nationwide police protests, Stillwater resident Kimberlee Fields saw firsthand what police were feeling when she moved into a new neighborhood near a lieutenant with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. She said he became someone she considered a dad.
Rep. John Talley (R-Stillwater) was one of the many representatives who participated in an Aug. 31 interim study on expungement hosted by Rep. Nicole Miller (R-Edmond).
More than 2,000 people entered the City of Stillwater and Stillwater Medical Center’s vaccination incentive raffle, according to City communications director Dawn Jones.
The Stillwater City Council passed a resolution Monday night that enables the Stillwater Police Department to legally assist the Payne County Sheriff’s Office, Noble County Sheriff’s Office and Oklahoma Highway Patrol if assistance is requested.
Oklahoma State University is preparing to help with relocation efforts of Afghan refugees heading to Stillwater, including housing and language assistance, according to a university release.
Quality of Life is a term that means different things to different people and when it comes to community programs and amenities, often provided with support from the government, the discussion takes on a whole new tenor. Stillwater has often been left with more questions than answers about h…
It's hard to believe that fall is already upon us. It's already October, guys. October! As someone who does not fare well in warmer temperatures, the cooler crisp air is a welcome change. And who doesn't love the leaves changing colors? But, not far behind the cooler weather, flu season is l…
Chairman Chris Reding announced that the Payne County Board of Commissioners will have a planning meeting immediately following Oct. 11's Budget Board to discuss the use of over $14 million of federal funds that Payne County will receive from the American Rescue Plan Act.
Stillwater City Council authorized the City of Stillwater to apply for a $500,000 planning grant for its Kaw Pipeline Project.
CHANDLER – Not long after school began Monday, parents in Chandler frantically drove to pick up their kids as word of a bomb threat at one of the schools spread throughout the community.
One student was hospitalized after a Cushing school bus traveling home from a football game wrecked late Thursday.
Some Payne County residents may have to call a different county commissioner when they have issues with their roads. The Payne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Wednesday that adopts new boundaries for the commissioner districts, based on the 2020 federal census.
Let us continue today with the discussion of the rezoning hearing involving 802 S. Western, 2302 and 2324 W. Eighth Streets. The City Council voted last week to send the rezoning back to the Planning Commission for another hearing.
A new film contest is offering the opportunity for students to practice their film-making skills while honoring and preserving the stories of military veterans, before those stories are lost.
Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are continuing to fall, according to the latest report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The Stillwater City Council got a report this week on the condition of the city’s water treatment infrastructure, including its raw water supply and delivery system.
With operations and maintenance costs rising, it’s time for the City of Stillwater to begin making decisions about the future of its water treatment system.
In Oklahoma, expungement reform offers a second chance for people convicted of lower level crimes, but making the expungement process easier is the first step to reform, Ryan Haynie, a Criminal Justice Reform Fellow at Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs said.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The state’s top blood center announced Monday that it will resume free antibody testing on all donations effective immediately.
Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9 this year. A lot of deadly and damaging house fires can be prevented with the right precautions. Stillwater Fire Department Chief Terry Essary answered our questions about Fire Prevention Week.
- On a mission: Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi stopping at Stillwater's Bud Brothers dispensary to promote cannabis product
- Law enforcement investigating multiple fatality collisions from this week
- Blues Brothers and tribute band perform in Stillwater
- Stillwater schedules mayoral election
- Walking into the semifinals: Lady Pioneers win state opener with walk-off homer by Glasgow
- SPD investigating Sunday fatality collision
- Can child sexual abusers be rehabilitated? Experts weigh in on treatment and likelihood of reoffending
- Fourth-quarter momentum allows Cowboys to defeat third consecutive ranked opponent
- Stillwater’s defense capitalizes on opportunities in district win against Lawton
- COURT ROUNDUP: Glencoe man charged with child sex crimes