Senate confirms former banker Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON — A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


How Google Chromebooks conquered schools

NEW YORK — The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn’t a practical mobile device for many people — mostly because i...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Critics: Trump should not ignore domestic terrorist threats

OKLAHOMA CITY — Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Oklahoma eighth-grade athlete overcomes paralysis

DEWEY — Residents have known for a while that it takes a lot to stop Kobe Blackmon in an athletic venue, whether it’s football, basketball...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Biosecurity important to protect from avian influenza

Biosecurity important to protect from avian influenza

STILLWATER – The highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak that became the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history may have subsided, b...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Wheat producers should check for hollow stems

Wheat producers should check for hollow stems

STILLWATER – Oklahoma producers who plant winter wheat as part of a dual-purpose graze-and-grain management system need to ensure cattle are not...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma gardening underway

STILLWATER — With a full season under her belt, Casey Hentges, host of Oklahoma Gardening, said she is excited to be underway with her second se...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2017. There are 312 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in history:On Feb. 22, 1732 (New Style...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Commissioners discuss appropriations

The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday at the Jackson County Courthouse.Those present included District 1 Commissioner Marty...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Professionals sought for rural areas

OKLAHOMA CITY – Two state House bills intended to attract doctors and workers to sparsely populated areas of Oklahoma were endorsed in committee...

February 22nd, 2017 |