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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.
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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.
A self-described hacker is claiming to have access to the websites of multiple sheriff's departments in Oklahoma.
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…
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.
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.
Update: After an extensive search by his family, Perkins Police and Perkins firefighters, Frank James Kent Jr. has been located alive.
The Stillwater sneaker drive received over 500 pairs of shoes, and nearly a week after ending the drive, organizers said shoes are still being donated, some outside of Stillwater.
The United Way of Payne County reported 475 volunteers pitching in on more than 75 community service projects durings its 25th anniversary Day of Caring event last week.
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A man from Sentinel who had been staying in Oklahoma State student housing is accused of making terroristic threats against Texas state lawmakers.
The first group of Afghan refugees to arrive in Oklahoma, a family of seven, flew into Will Rogers World Airport late Wednesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The number of COVID-19 deaths in Oklahoma during the pandemic neared 10,000 on Wednesday, while the total number of coronavirus cases topped 600,000, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
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The community has chosen a sculpture to welcome people to Stillwater as they pass the intersection at Sixth Avenue and Western Road. The Gateway Project is a partnership between the City of Stillwater and the Arts and Humanities Council of Stillwater.
The Stillwater City Council approved requests for Specific Use Permits Monday from two medical marijuana dispensaries and one processing facility. One of the applications came from the new owner of an existing dispensary.
In addition to the marquee events that make up its season, Oklahoma State University’s McKnight Center for the Performing Arts provides an array of opportunities for the community to enjoy performances at little to no cost.
In Monday’s weekly meeting of the Payne County Board of Commissioners, an engineering contract for widening Lakeview Road to four lanes was canceled by the commissioners. The contract was previously approved as part of their five-year plan for road improvements.
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