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Flying boats aid effort to stop Rhea wildfires

"We catch a lot of bugs at our altitude," said pilot Jason Robinson, pointing to the insect-spattered leading edges of the wings of the huge flying boat. The craft, one of three that gained fame...

Sen. Murdock, Rep. Newton talk at Eggs and Issues Breakfast

Sen. Casey Murdock opened his remarks to members of the Alva Chamber of Commerce Friday morning by saying, "The last two weeks have been something else. If I could go my 12 years without seeing that ...

Officers seize 54 items from Alva residence

Local law enforcement officers seized 54 items when serving a search warrant at 819 Ninth St. in Alva Wednesday. The items included marijuana and marijuana products, paraphernalia and road signs....

R.A.C.E. and city to install concrete pad for car show contests

The R.A.C.E. Car Club has come up with a plan to preserve the condition of downtown streets while continuing the very popular racing and burnout competitions of the Big Cruise and Car Show. R.A.C.E....

ACT I Stars fundraiser

Seventy theater patrons joined the ACT I Stars and their parents for a fundraiser dinner at the theater prior to the final curtain of "Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens" on April 14 at 6:30 p.m....

NWOSU Band Director Marc Decker leaving

Dr. Marc Decker, assistant professor of music at Northwestern, has told his students he will leave after this semester to take a job at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Decker said it is a...

Northwestern's Red and Black Scroll Honor Society inducts 33 new members

Northwestern Oklahoma State University inducted 33 new members into the Red and Black Scroll Honor Society April 16 during a ceremony in the Student Center Wyatt Room. Red and Black Scroll recognizes ...

Dana Murphy, Corporation Commission member, visits Alva as lieutenant governor candidate

Dana Murphy, one of three members of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and a candidate for Oklahoma lieutenant governor, attended two events in Alva Friday. The first was a come-and-go reception at ...

I liked the first guy the best

As you are reading this, I hope the water is still running past your house from the rain. The first of last week the weather man said we would have nearly two inches Friday evening and Saturday. Then ...

Environmentalists ask court to restore oil-gas emission rule

DENVER (AP) — Environmentalists are asking an appeals court to reinstate a rule restricting harmful methane emissions on U.S. lands, at least temporarily. Attorneys for 13 groups on Friday asked a federal appeals court in Denver to block an order...

Water managers warn of rising levels on the Pecos River

FOR SUMNER, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers are warning that levels on the Pecos River in eastern New Mexico are expected to rise as the Bureau of Reclamation moves water downstream for farmers. The release from Sumner Reservoir will begin...

Federal funding OK'd for Dona Ana County wastewater systems

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say the federal government has agreed to provide more than $14 million to help renovate wastewater systems serving two unincorporated communities in Dona Ana County. Sens....

Students occupy Arizona buildings to protest gun violence

PHOENIX (AP) — High school students occupied the House and Senate lobbies and the governor's office at the state Capitol Friday in the latest protest against gun violence. The students with the Phoenix March for Our Lives group rallied on the...

Former sheriff's lieutenant pleads guilty to felony theft

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — A former Dickinson County sheriff's lieutenant pleaded guilty to felony theft for stealing evidence from the sheriff's office. The Salina Journal reports two other charges against 49-year-old Greg Swanson were dropped...

Tornado sirens in Kansas town have to be activated by hand

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — South Hutchinson authorities are warning residents not to rely on the city's outdoor sirens to alert them to violent weather. The city's police department said this week that the sirens cannot be activated remotely...

3 counties to host Big Kansas Road Trip next month

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas counties will be hosting special events for residents to participate in activities and meet local authors and artists. Kiowa, Comanche and Barber counties will host the Big Kansas Road Trip, The Wichita Eagle...

Koch Industries seeks rule change lawyers doing charity work

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Koch Industries is pushing for a change to a Kansas rule forbidding corporate in-house lawyers unlicensed in the state from providing free legal services to needy outside clients. Koch chief legal counsel Jennifer Adams said...

Fines sought against defunct Wichita used-car dealer

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office is asking a judge to order a Wichita used-car dealer to pay $100,000 in fines and penalties after customers complained that they didn't receive titles to vehicles they bought....

Convicted ex-jail guard now accused of child sex crimes

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Sedgwick County detention deputy convicted of sex crimes against inmates is now charged with sex crimes against a child. The Wichita Eagle reports that 27-year-old David Kendall was charged Friday with two counts of...

RANGERS POST RECORD ROUND TO SIT IN SECOND IN GAC CHAMPIONSHIPS

HOT SPRINGS, ARK. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State men's golf team fired an opening round 291 to sit in solo second place after the conclusion of the opening round of the 2018 Great American Conference Championships hosted by Hot Springs Country...

WONDER BOYS FOUR STROKES OFF LEAD AFTER ROUND ONE OF GAC CHAMPIONSHIPS

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Arkansas Tech men's golf is in third place after Sunday's round one of the Great American Conference Championships at the Hot Springs Country Club, trailing current-leader Henderson State by just four strokes. The Wonder Boys...

Bulldogs Bite too Strong for Tigers

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The Ouachita Tiger softball team lost to Southwestern Oklahoma State 2-1 and 9-1 on Sunday afternoon. Ouachita (19-27, 15-23 GAC) is currently riding a five game losing skid after a four game sweep of Northwestern Oklahoma...

Police rescue baby raccoon trapped under SUV hood

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A baby raccoon halted Northern California traffic after he crawled inside the engine compartment of an SUV stopped at a traffic signal. The East Bay Times reports that police Lt. Fred Dauer thought he had come across a...

How John Muir's incessant study saved Yosemite

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Run a Google search on naturalist and preservationist John Muir and you will quickly turn up one of his best-known,...

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers. The companies confirmed the inquiry...

Marriage filings

Richard Francis Mathieu and Linda Bernadette Mathieu, both of Alva: marriage license (no counseling).... Full story

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