Opinion

Sam Houghton: Thank you Sapulpa, for supporting local artists

November 28, 2018

As director of the Sapulpa Artists’ Guild, I would like to thank the Sapulpa Times for their support in covering our first annual art exhibit and show. It gave our local artists an opportunity to show the community their work and a chance for public to meet them and get acquainted with them as well […]

“No Wind Catcher” movement is picking up steam as plans for substation move closer to Sapulpa

July 20, 2018

The substation—formerly expected to be built in Bixby—will now be built somewhere south of Glenpool or Sapulpa.

From the Publisher: You cared enough to call us on it when we screwed up, and I thank you for it.

June 13, 2018

Though it’s a bitter pill to swallow, I’m grateful. See, the power of a free press only goes so far as that the words being published be the truth, and as much of the truth as we can find.

Letter to the Editor: TCC Faculty President should keep graduation about the students

May 8, 2018

“Graduation is about students, not political statements.”

Letter to the Editor: “I am proud to be a Sapulpa Chieftain!”

April 8, 2018

As I walk out with thousands of teachers across the state, my heart swells with pride knowing that my community and School Board are behind me and that Sapulpa Public Schools was one of the first districts to demand fully-funded public education.

Letter to the Editor: Public education is a promise we make to each other as a community…and we’re breaking that promise.

March 24, 2018

Zachary Eldredge grew up in Creek County and is now in Maryland, pursuing a doctorate in quantum physics.

Letter to the Editor: We don’t judge those with heart disease, why do we condemn those with mental illness?

February 18, 2018

We don’t judge those with Diabetes or heart disease. Even having cancer will get you a pink cookie. Why is mental illness largely ignored?

OPINION: Surprising absolutely no one, an official survey finds low pay is the main reason teachers are leaving Oklahoma classrooms

February 10, 2018

Almost 7 out of 10 of teachers asked said they wouldn’t be coming back, even if we could raise their pay.

Opinion: What do I hate more than taxes? Taxes that get passed under the radar.

December 6, 2017

There’s a lot of talk going on right now about the state of our taxes. The bigger problem I see is how underhanded it all appears.

Letter to the Editor: Removal of Advantage Program will cost increase state budget for decades to come.

November 5, 2017

Elimination of the Advantage program will increase Oklahoma’s state budget for decades to come. Several Healthcare agencies will be forced to close down, displacing thousands of employees, which in turn will cost the state even more.