With Stillwater’s Feb. 8 municipal election approaching the Stillwater League of Women Voters is continuing its effort to help residents make informed decisions at the ballot box.
Monday is the deadline for organizations interested in applying for grants funded from the $15.9 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding Payne County is receiving.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge resentenced "Tiger King" Joe Exotic to 21 years in prison on Friday, reducing his punishment by just a year despite pleas from the former zookeeper for leniency as he begins treatment for early-stage cancer.
After learning the Stillwater Animal Welfare animals needed rehoming, Stillwater resident Brandy Browne said she knew how to help.
Although several officers were injured in Wednesday’s police pursuit through Stillwater only one was transported to Stillwater Medical.
The Stillwater City Council has approved a final conceptual design for the proposed Husband Street Bike Corridor, but will consider options for traffic signals at key intersections at a later meeting.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Frustrated Oklahoma residents on Wednesday pressed state Supreme Court justices to declare a plan to recover $800 million in costs stemming from last February’s extreme cold weather unconstitutional, sending utilities back to the drawing board.
One person is in custody after a police pursuit through Stillwater, with 11 vehicles involved in collisions and one Stillwater officer sent to Stillwater Medical Center with injuries.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court granted the application of Mike Morgan to be reinstated to the Oklahoma Bar Association and authorized to practice law. Morgan, a lawyer from Stillwater, was suspended from practicing law in 2013 after he was convicted of theft or bribery in programs receiving fede…
Heather Houle, the new Area Director for Stillwater Big Brothers Big Sisters, said she has always had a passion for helping families and mentoring kids. She has been the area director for a year now.
Unsure of the success of having two bond proposals on the same ballot, the City Council chose Monday to bring a new fire station to Stillwater voters in April while delaying a vote for a new Animal Welfare building.
In April, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers investigated a triple fatality collision that resulted in charges filed against a Del City woman Friday in the District Court of Payne County.
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety has released the identity of the person killed in a Sunday evening wreck on I-35 as 25-year-old Stillwater woman Victoria Patton.
Payne County remains under a county-wide burn ban until February 7. In Monday’s special meeting, the Payne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution continuing the burn ban based upon the recommendation of Emergency Management Deputy Director Troy Choplin.
In partnership with Oklahoma State University, the Stillwater City Council has approved an air service agreement with American Airlines that includes two more years of commercial service along with a minimum revenue guarantee.
The Stillwater City Council has appointed Kevin Clark, a financial advisor and former Stillwater Board of Education member, to fill the unexpired seat on council.
Stillwater police officers responded to E. McElroy Road Thursday morning for a two-vehicle injury collision that sent a woman to Stillwater Medical for minor injuries.
With Perkins Road under construction, Payne County motorists will be happy to hear from District 3 County Commissioner Rocky Blasier that Lake McMurtry Road reopened on Dec. 30.
Payne County rare bird alert for the past week included female Black Scoter at Lake Carl Blackwell and Rough-legged Hawk in Orlando. The scoter has been in the area since fall of 2021.
As teacher educators in Oklahoma, we feel the need to speak up about a growing misconception. While enrollment in most teacher preparation programs across the state has declined over the past decade, the intentional efforts by colleges of education are having a positive impact.
The Stillwater mayoral election will be Feb. 8. There are only two candidates: incumbent Mayor Will Joyce and challenger Marc Trotter. The Stillwater League of Women Voters have asked each candidate to submit answers to four questions ahead of the LWV’s candidate forum, which will be 7 p.m. …
When Gov. Kevin Stitt announced in October 2020 that his administration would relocate the state’s Public Health Laboratory from Oklahoma City to Stillwater, lawmakers and health care groups raised concerns the move would compromise testing capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The new Director at Stillwater Animal Welfare, Rachel Wasserman, has been passionate about helping animals since she was a child.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's argument on whether the state can prosecute non-Native Americans who commit crimes against Native Americans in eastern Oklahoma.
Journalist, author and documentarian Soledad O’Brien spoke at Oklahoma State Thursday, addressing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as part of OSU’s continuing commemoration of the holiday that honors the civil rights leader.
A week after Sen. Tom Dugger (R-Stillwater) introduced Senate Bills 1272 and 1256, he's scrapping both saying, “it wasn’t ready this year.”
The process of resettling Afghan refugees to Stillwater will probably be finished March 1, ending with about half the total originally projected.
Like most other districts, Stillwater Public Schools is struggling to find enough staffing to keep its various school sites open as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on student and staff attendance.
Last week the Payne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution imposing a burn ban in Payne County until January 24.
WASHINGTON – Under criticism after weeks of shortages, President Joe Biden's administration is working to make COVID-19 rapid test kits more available and accessible to Americans by boosting supply and lowering costs. A new federal website to request free test kits officially launches Wednes…
So it has been a while since you opened a book for enjoyment. Sure, you pick up a repair manual from time to time, read articles on the internet and maybe even read to the kids, but there is more to reading than utility. The responsibilities of life may have pulled you away from the fun of r…
The Stillwater and Oklahoma State University communities came together Monday to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a unity march and a series of speakers.
Oklahoma State University will be continuing its commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and its examination of racial inequality throughout the week.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is a feel-good event that creates a positive atmosphere in Stillwater but over the past few years, Oklahoma State University has seen unrest around racial issues, including several marches and a “List of Urgencies” submitted by students who felt their needs…
OKLAHOMA CITY – Four hospitals in Oklahoma City reported Monday that they have no intensive care beds available amid a surge in coronavirus cases fueled by the omicron variant.
The Stillwater Police Department honored one of its veteran officers Wednesday, marking Sgt. Steve Hoffman’s retirement after 38 years with a final “walkout” ceremony.
Stillwater’s state legislators joined the League of Women Voters of Stillwater, Stillwater Public Library and the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday for their annual “Meet Your Legislators” forum. Because of concerns about COVID-19, Rep. Ty Burns, R-Morrison, Rep. Trish Ran…
Sen. Tom Dugger (R-Stillwater) introduced two bills ahead of the 2022 legislative session that could affect how Oklahomans get records through the Oklahoma Open Records Act, including doubling the cost of paper copies and limiting who can make requests.
After four days, 12 Payne County jurors and two alternates were dismissed Thursday evening after the state and defense rested in the felony murder trial of a man who drove his truck into a family's car the day before Thanksgiving 2019.
Stillwater Medical Center issued a Code Green disaster declaration Thursday, driven by full hospital beds and large numbers of staff out due to illness, as COVID-19 cases spike.
Stillwater Public Schools and Meridian Technology Center are joining schools across the state in closing due to rising COVID-19 infections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.
Wednesday’s bed capacity update shows Stillwater Medical as a system that is under pressure but generally meeting the demands placed on it as COVID-19 infections climb rapidly.
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Daniel Joseph Walden, 32, died January 12, 2022. A graveside service will be 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 31, 2022 at the Perkins Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.
Jana Petermann, 70, died January 23, 2022. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. January 27, 2022 at Elmwood Cemetery, Woodward. Memorial service will be held at Bible Baptist Church at a later date. Strode Funeral Home.
Delia Marthell Kinzie, 91, died January 19, 2022. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2022 at the Lost Creek United Methodist Church with burial following at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home.
- Officer injured, 11 vehicles involved in collisions during police pursuit in Stillwater
- UPDATE: Collision report released for wreck involving OSU athletes Ferrari, Rodriguez
- Cowboy wrestler AJ Ferrari released from hospital
- Victim in fatal Sunday wreck identified as Stillwater woman
- Cowboy coordinator Kasey Dunn pulls Ferrari from wreck
- City of Stillwater approves service agreement with American Airlines
- Cowboy coaches discuss status of Ferrari, Rodriguez following Monday’s car wreck
- Injured Stillwater officer released from hospital
- Mack leaving CareerTech for management position with MidAmerica Industrial Park
- SPD respond to Thursday collision, minor injuries