“We have some work to do…we need to come together”—Vice-Mayor Gunn comments on Black History Month

“We have some work to do…we need to come together”—Vice-Mayor Gunn comments on Black History Month

This year, Black History Month follows a time remarkable for both racial progress and aggressive adversity. We Vice-Mayor Carla Gunn this week to ask her what BHM means to her as a black woman and as Sapulpa’s first black Vice-Mayor.

County Board of Adjustment approves 5 medical marijuana processing applications

County Board of Adjustment approves 5 medical marijuana processing applications

An unusual case made its way to the County Board of Adjustment meeting on January 18th, regarding a medical marijuana applicant who will likely become a caregiver for a loved one within the next year; something the state currently prohibits.

The dispensary that was the catalyst for new city ordinances passes planning commission, as does the second phase of upscale townhomes east of town

The dispensary that was the catalyst for new city ordinances passes planning commission, as does the second phase of upscale townhomes east of town

The medical marijuana dispensary that indirectly prompted the two recent changes to the section of the City code dealing with the wording of marijuana establishments and their spacing requirements passed Sapulpa’s Planning Commission 6-1 at its special meeting on Tuesday, February 2.

New Red Bison Cannabis dispensary holds successful and busy grand opening

New Red Bison Cannabis dispensary holds successful and busy grand opening

Local 3rd-generation businessman and restaurateur Chad Cacy and his business partner Tammi Reed-Barnett, a mental health first aid responder, have opened the Red Bison Cannabis medical marijuana dispensary at 1195 New Sapulpa Road (on the east side of Mission, in the strip center just south of La Margarita).

City accountant Lisa Romine retires after 37 years of dedicated service, City Council approves electronic timesheets, MLK parade, police equipment
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City accountant Lisa Romine retires after 37 years of dedicated service, City Council approves electronic timesheets, MLK parade, police equipment

Romine started her career with the City at the Police Department in August of 1983 and was promoted to an accountant in 2008. She’s able to boast that she is the only employee on record to have worked for both the police department and the accounting department.

Creek County First Deputy Roger Smith sworn in as acting District #3 Commissioner until special election is held

Creek County First Deputy Roger Smith sworn in as acting District #3 Commissioner until special election is held

Roger Smith was sworn in at Monday morning’s Board of County Commissioners meeting for his duties as acting Commissioner for District #3. The filing period for any additional candidates will be next week and the Special Primary Election will be held on April 6, 2021. Assistant District Attorney Andrew Goforth said he is unsure when…