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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.

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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.

Stillwater Public Schools will significantly expand its programs for students this summer. Due to disruptions of the school year as a result of the ongoing pandemic, the theme for this year is “Bridge the Gap.”

The City of Yale is building a natural gas pipeline to connect it with a new supplier that city leaders hope will provide a more reliable supply at a more reasonable price for its retail customers.

Stillwater rainfall for the week is 1.62 inches with trees leafing out and the beginning of blossoms. It is looking like a top quality spring has begun to go with last weekend’s spring solstice. Bring it on along with shorebirds and migratory American Pipits at The Lowlands of Boomer Lake! L…

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