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#9 Navajo Lady Indians topple in regionals

The Navajo Lady Indians fell to #10 Tushka 5-7 in the first round of regionals and responded with a 12-1 win against Rush Springs. #8 Canute took the regional title, heading to state. Navajo …

Bulldogs wither under Highlander onslaught

The Bulldogs traveled to Lawton to play the MacArthur Highlanders on Sept. 30 and suffered their worst loss so far in the season, 54-0. Altus was missing a few key starters due to injuries, and it …

DEQ hosts public meeting to discuss rules on environmental emergencies

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the statewide authority on environmental maintenance and protection, assembled recently for a public meeting. The gathering was held Sept. …

Smith Family carries on tradition at WOSC

The Western Oklahoma State College Alumni Association announces Brayden Smith as its newest Lifetime Alumni Member. Brayden attended Navajo High School and was a concurrent student for two years …
Features
   Editor's note:  The author of this article worked at the Altus Times as a sportswriter from 1997 to 2004.     Keith Floyd passed away on August 10, 2022. This …
Two Jackson County men in their sixties competed and placed in May in south Florida at the National Senior Games.
Sports
The tough streak continued for the Bulldogs Friday, Sept. 23, losing 46-14 to the Midwest City Bombers. The Bulldogs couldn't match the Bombers’ firepower. The Bulldogs won the toss and …
Opinion
This week, a year’s worth of work will come to a close when the Legislature convenes in special session to vote on 45 projects, totaling more than $1.1 billion of Oklahoma’s share of …
OPINION — My hopes in writing this is to bring awareness to this horrible disease that took my mom and lots of other loved in the US.
Opinion/Editorial piece from the Ponca Tribe Contributed by Casey Camp Horinek and Shannon BiggsPonca Nation, Turtle Island –   On July 6th, 2022, the Ponca nation made history …