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Closure of William S. Key heats up Alva Community Coffee

The first Alva Chamber Community Coffee in a year was held Friday on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University campus. Three legislators talked about what they’re doing at the capitol, but the hot topic in the question and answer period was... Full story

Democrats' federal election takeover bill is not "For the People"

Senate Democrats are once again trying to push through their massive federal election takeover bill, S. 1/H.R. 1, the “For the People Act.” S. 1/H.R. 1 takes authority away from Oklahoma and gives Washington, D.C., the power to manage and... Full story


Holy Mackerel, Mabel, summer arrived with a vengeance

Harvest is in full swing and has brought the harvest heat with it. One of the bad things about the salvage business is everything you do is outside and hot to the touch. Shade gives some relief....


Northwestern News wins several top honors in two state-wide contests

The Northwestern News, a student-run weekly newspaper at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, and members of its staff garnered several top awards in two recent contests – The Oklahoma Press... Full story

County Excise Board approves temporary budgets for next year

Temporary budget appropriations for schools, county and towns were on the agenda Wednesday for the Woods County Excise Board meeting. Chris Olson presided over the meeting with Joe Shirley also attending. Bob Seivert was absent. With two of three... Full story


AlvaTraz Cannabis selected as June Blooming Business of the Month

The Petunia Garden Club of Alva has chosen AlvaTraz Cannabis as the recipient of the June Blooming Business of the Month. The business is located on the south side of the downtown square at 413... Full story


Hearing on DCP Operating tax valuation results in no change

In a formal appeal hearing Wednesday, Scott Crisler, representing DCP Operating, gave reasons the company believes their tax assessment in Woods County should be lowered. Crisler spoke by telephone...


Funds for Nescatunga Golf Tournament approved

The Alva Tourism Tax Committee approved funding for a golf tournament during the June meeting held Wednesday. Present for the meeting were Chairman Norville Ritter, Dr. Charles Tucker, Melinda Barton... Full story

Next year's budgets on Alva City Council agenda

The Alva City Council has a packed agenda for Monday night, June 21. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, 415 4th St. After voting to approve the consent agenda which includes meeting minutes and claims, the council... Full story

Menus for week of June 21–25

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Hamburger with relish plate, tater tots, mixed fruit (diabetic: no-sugar-added mixed fruit) Tuesday – Veal with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, hot roll, banana pudding, (sugar-free...

KBI: Remains found in April identified as El Dorado man

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Human remains found in April in northeast Kansas have been identified as the body of an El Dorado man, authorities said Monday. DNA evidence matched with probable family members identified the body as Waylon Fort, 40, of El...

Texas man drowns in Oklahoma lake while trying to help son

BROKEN BOW, Okla. (AP) — A Texas man drowned while trying to help his son, who was struggling while swimming in a southeast Oklahoma lake on Father's Day, authorities said. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the drowning happened Sunday afternoon...

Suspect sought in Wichita shooting that left 1 dead, 1 hurt

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police area searching for a suspect who shot and killed one man and critically injured another. Officers called to a home in northeast Wichita on Sunday found Deandre Freeman, 47, shot several times. He died at the...

Oklahoma County jail mistakenly releases drug dealer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A convicted drug dealer and sentenced to 25 years in prison is free after being mistakenly released from the Oklahoma County jail, pending transfer to the state Department of Corrections. Court records show an arrest warrant...

Study: Oklahoma prosecutors are strong lobbyists

When Oklahoma prosecutors back a criminal justice bill, chances are it will become law. Oklahoma district attorneys lobbied for or against 47 bills from 2015 to 2018, according to a study published June 3 by the University of North Carolina School...

Taliban take key Afghan district, adding to string of wins

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters took control of a key district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province Monday and encircled the provincial capital, police said, as the insurgent group added to its string of recent victories on the...

NASA sends squid from Hawaii into space for research

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii's Kewalo Marine Laboratory and were blasted into space earlier this month on a SpaceX resupply...

Tornado sweeps through suburban Chicago, causing damage

CHICAGO (AP) — A tornado swept through communities in heavily populated suburban Chicago, damaging more than 100 homes, toppling trees, knocking out power and causing multiple injuries, officials said. At least five people, including a woman who...


Alva Farmer's Coop: Complete farm supply, investor owned Alva Vision Clinic: The vision source Alva's Market: Alva's hometown market, locally owned and operated ht... Full story

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