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City officials share results of BTW feasibility study, update on Downtown Master Plan

January 13, 2021

“We get one shot at this. We want to do a good job.”

Turner Turnpike expansion resumes near Creek Turnpike entrance, county COVID numbers up 30% in 3 days

January 12, 2021

The Turner Turnpike project, which will expand the Interstate from four lanes to six near the Creek Turnpike entrance going into Tulsa from Highway 66, begins Monday.

Four county officials sworn in at County Commissioners Meeting

January 11, 2021

Plus, Stephens renominated as chair of the board of commissioners and information on the Phase 1 vaccine rollout results.

Local dirt bike track provides hours of wholesome, family-friendly fun

January 10, 2021

Bubb’s Creek Motocross Track is a new, family-run dirt bike riding course for everyone from novice to competitive riders.

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Sapulpa’s half-penny sales tax for sewers and sanitation up for election on Tuesday

January 7, 2021

There will be no raise in taxes or utility fees. Early voting started on Thursday.

For the love of the race—native Sapulpan comes close to winning the Drag Racing Series Stock world championship

January 3, 2021

“It’s been a crazy adventure”

Local police captain and son receive associate’s degrees together 

December 29, 2020

“To be able to graduate from the same college on the same day with [my son] just made it that much more incredible and memorable.”

Year In Review: The most important local government stories of 2020

December 29, 2020

Though the pandemic wrought havoc on our lives in 2020, other things, unrelated to it, have happened in the meantime. Here’s the most important local government stories from the past year.

Mayor announces vaccines at county health department, City Council approves, police department furniture, property purchase

December 29, 2020

At the end of a short and efficient regular City Council meeting, Mayor Craig Henderson announced to the Council, public, and city staff that COVID-19 “vaccines are here,” in Sapulpa.

County project manager position filled, INCOG grant for resurfacing West 81st Street approved

December 28, 2020

On Monday, December 28th the Board of County Commissioners chose a replacement for Paul Farris, Creek County’s retiring County Project Manager. Glen Mouser will begin training for the job January 4 with a starting annual salary at the Foreman Rate of $45,463.44. District #1 Commissioner Newt Stephens stated that there were two applicants for the […]