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Alva sales and use tax collections down slightly

The Oklahoma Tax Commission disbursed $155,875,478 in sales tax collections to cities and towns in November, up $5,593.522 from November 2018. Use tax disbursement to cities and towns was $21,253,925. In county returns, the counties shared in a...

 

State defines line it would draw for allowing 4-day school weeks

The state’s bar has been set for schools to operate on a four-day week and the requirements could force many schools back to five days a week. School leaders and community members can weigh in for the next three weeks on new proposed...

 

OBI Blood Drive looking for 118 donors Dec. 5-6; contest set between dorm residents

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus is partnering with the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) to hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5-6, in the Student Center Ranger Room. The blood donor goal for...

 

Northwestern Alumnus scheduled as fall 2019 commencement speaker

Dr. Chan Hellman of Tulsa, a 1989 graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will deliver the commencement address at his alma mater during the University's fall commencement ceremony on...

 

Northwestern graduate programs enrollment still open

Enrollment is still open at Northwestern Oklahoma State University for graduate programs. Master’s degree programs open to enroll in include: Master of American Studies, Master of Counseling Psychology, Master of Science in General Psychology and...

 

Northwestern musical talent jointly presents Holiday Gala Dec. 7

The Concert Choir, Chorale, University Singers, Jazz Ensemble and Symphony Band of Northwestern Oklahoma State University will perform Christmas music for the Holiday Gala in Herod Hall Auditorium in Alva on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The traditional tree...

 

Micromobility

According to an article in Smithsonian Magazine it took 70 years to perfect the bicycle. The first design was built by Karl von Drais and was just two wheels on a frame that was straddled and pushed...

 

Murdock's Minutes

Although the beginning of the 2020 session is still a couple of months away, I’ve been working both at the Capitol and here in District 27 preparing for the tasks ahead. Just as I did last year, I will be holding a series of town hall meetings...

 

Random Thoughts A small good deed, part 1

Some wag once decided that “no good deed goes unpunished.” Well, that’s a cute saying that – like most cute sayings – comes in handy every once in a while. But, it seems to me, believing in...

 

2020 Hall of Fame Class announced; induction to be held on Jan. 18

Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Ranger Athletics is pleased to announced the 2020 class to be inducted into the Northwestern Sports Hall of Fame. Ramon Byndum (Basketball), Steve Gale (Football), Dana Gandolfo Mitrovic (Softball), Mel... Full story

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Nov. 24

Dilly Dilly 34 ½ wins 25 ½ losses Rollin Good Times 34 wins 26 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 33 ½ wins 26 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 32 wins 28 losses Knights of Columbus 29 wins 31 losses Next Frame 29 wins 31 losses O'Bar 25 wins 35 losses...

 

Lillard, Anthony lead Blazers over Thunder, 136-119

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is feeling more at home with the Portland Trail Blazers, especially now that he's seen the appreciation of the hometown fans. With the crowd chanting his name, Anthony finished with 19 points in his Moda...

 

Minimum wage in Denver to increase up to $16 by 2022

DENVER (AP) — City officials have announced plans to raise the minimum wage in Denver to about $16 an hour reflecting a more than $4 increase by 2022. Officials say the increase was made official when Denver Mayor Michael Hancock signed it into...

 

Patrol says man walking along turnpike killed by truck

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man walking along the Kansas Turnpike has been fatally struck by a truck. The Kansas Highway Patrol hasn't said why the man was on the roadway when he was struck around 6 a.m. Wednesday by the northbound...

 

Man imprisoned on charges connected to Wichita drug death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been imprisoned for his actions related to the drug death of a Wichita resident. Sedgwick County prosecutors say 31-year-old Bryce Martin was sentenced Tuesday to 10½ years. He'd pleaded guilty to charges of...

 

Patrol: Man died after being ejected during rollover crash

RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after the car he was driving ran off a roadway and rolled in Russell County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 29-year-old Dustin Lohrmeyer was headed south on a county road Tuesday night when the car...

 

Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to US life

PHOENIX (AP) — International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom customs they need to succeed....

 

NFL's goal of 100 million volunteer minutes already reached

The NFL apparently underestimated Americans' eagerness to volunteer. As part of its centennial season celebration, the league sought 100 million minutes of volunteerism from its fans through Huddle for 100. With folks across the nation giving 100 min...

 

Fire continues at Texas plant; 50K under evacuation order

PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — More than 50,000 people in East Texas remained under a mandatory evacuation order Thursday as a fire continued to burn at a chemical plant, one day after two massive explosions there. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena...

 

Bison a bright spot for agriculture in Kansas, nation

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — One of the promising industries for agriculture harkens back to the days when bison roamed the Kansas prairie. The Hutchinson News reports that when Moundridge rancher Dick Gehring started his bison ranch more than 30 years...

 

Judge finds AG too late to file lawsuit in ASU-hotel deal

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Tax Court has ruled against Attorney General Mark Brnovich in his lawsuit against a deal between Arizona State University and hotel developers. Judge Christopher Whitten declared Wednesday that Brnovich's office filed the...

 

New Mexico utility stands by plan to close coal-fired plant

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest electric provider says continued operation of a coal-fired power plant using carbon-capture technology wouldn't be in the best interest of utility customers. Public Service Co. of New Mexico made the...

 

Navajo Nation to convert methane into hydrogen for power

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Navajo Nation announced this week it has signed a contract with renewable energy companies to convert methane vented from its oil producing operations in southeastern Utah into more eco-friendly hydrogen. The plan was...

 

The Latest: Trump in Afghanistan for surprise visit

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first visit to Afghanistan (all times local): 11:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is thanking U.S. troops in Afghanistan during a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field in his fi...

 

European Space Agency gets more funds, also for Moon mission

MADRID (AP) — The 22 member states of the European Space agency pledged Thursday to boost their funding to support more missions and research projects, including a new generation of satellites to monitor climate change. The agency's director-genera...

 

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