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From time to time it may be good to refresh memories or acquaint new readers with Stillwater’s sister city, Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan. 

The Our Daily Bread Food & Resource Center has provided assistance to citizens with food insecurity since 2017. Through the utilization of its own garden, donations from local grocery stores and ways to provide food to members of the community who can’t make it to the food bank, Our Dail…

I continue to look for my glass to be half full when it comes to life during a pandemic. It’s evolved into mind over matter as the Corona has emptied my glass, and I’m not talking about the beer.

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Stillwater’s history with Scouts BSA began more than 100 years ago with the founding of the Stillwater Council of Boy Scouts of America. Although times and the organization have changed over the years, one thing remains the same: None of it could be done without dedicated adult volunteers.

Three bartenders employed at a Stillwater restaurant were arrested and booked into the Payne County Jail on suspicion of serving alcohol to an underage undercover informant during an Alcoholic Beverages Law Enforcement Commission sting.

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OKLAHOMA CITY —The nation’s first nonbinary state lawmaker said they feel singled out by Oklahoma’s Republican leadership after being told Thursday that their clothing choice wasn’t appropriate and that lawmakers could be asked to vote on their wardrobe selection if they didn’t change.

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Two Oklahoma State University students have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2021-2022 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.


WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a setback to the global vaccination campaign.

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The Payne County District Attorney’s Office dropped a rape charge against Stillwater man who is accused of several domestic assault charges.

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A 17-year-old male was transported by Survival Flight April 4, to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa after he was involved in a one-vehicle wreck near Cushing.


Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a decisive victory when they voted against forming a union and cut off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond.

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The OSU Museum of Art will hand out art kits from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the museum as well as at Couch Park and Southern Woods Park.

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Eight more Stillwater deaths and 17 more Payne County deaths were added this week to COVID-19 totals after the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported previously unreleased mortality numbers due to “reconciled data.”

The Stillwater Fire Department and Stillwater Police Department were dispatched around 2:30 a.m. to 1815 N. Boomer Rd. for a strcuture fire.

Richmond Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Brenda Zacharias has been selected as the Stillwater Public Schools District Teacher of the Year.

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Although the City of Stillwater has been hit by unusually high gas bills stemming from the historic price spike during a period of extreme cold that gripped the center of the country from Canada to Texas in February, it's recovering some of that cost.

Resistance training is the use of resistance to create muscular contractions that build strength, anaerobic endurance and size of an individual’s skeletal muscle. Resistance training is based on the principle that muscles will work to overcome a resistance force when they are required to. En…

There’s nothing sweeter than fresh fruit picked off the vine, tree or shrub. There are many species that can be grown successfully in Oklahoma with just a moderate amount of care, including apples, blackberries, cherries, figs, grapes, muscadines, peaches, pears, persimmons, plums and strawberries.

As April arrives, the current drought situation looms larger and potential impacts on cattle markets are increasing with each passing week. The latest Drought Monitor shows that 43.55 percent of the continental U.S. is in some degree of drought (D1-D4), including 18.06 percent in Extreme and…

I am going to reveal a character trait that was with me for many, many years. Heck, it still may still occasionally “plague” me, even though I am very aware of how I have lived with this bothersome issue for most of my life. I have had brief examples of overcoming this issue.

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