2020 Election Coverage

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Editorial: The ONG franchise vote passes, but that’s not the real story

By Micah Choquette September 13, 2017

One of the lowest-recorded voter turnouts is the real story behind this new 25-year commitment between Sapulpa and One Gas. Inside, the reasons and solutions for such a missed opportunity.

Get one more look at your 2016 State Questions

By Micah Choquette November 6, 2016

Oklahoma is a state as red as the dirt you find here, so there’s very little question about who’s going to win the Presidential election in our state. For many more of us however, the more important issues on the ballots are the state questions that are coming up for voting on Tuesday. We’ve compiled […]

Kyle Hilbert, State House District 29

By Micah Choquette June 27, 2016

Pledging a fresh perspective in the State Capitol, Depew native Kyle Hilbert is the Republican candidate for State House District 29. Current Rep. James Leewright is seeking the region’s Senate seat, and will be vacating the House position at the completion of his term in 2016. Hilbert, an Agribusiness graduate of Oklahoma State University, said […]

Dana Murphy, Oklahoma Corporation Commission

By Micah Choquette June 25, 2016

Born in Woodward, Oklahoma, Commissioner Murphy is a fifth-generation Oklahoman deeply committed to her home state. After attending Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma, where she received the Best All-Around Freshman Athlete award, she attended Oklahoma State University (OSU) and graduated in the top ten percent of her class with a bachelor’s degree in geology. […]

James Leewright for State Senate

By Micah Choquette June 25, 2016

James Leewright and his wife Cari have four children and are both native Oklahoman’s who have a small farm near Kellyville. James holds a BS from Oklahoma State and MBA studies from Oklahoma City University. After working for a Fortune 500 company for many years in oil and natural gas commodity trading, James decided to […]

Jolen Boyd for Creek County Sheriff

By Micah Choquette June 25, 2016

I look forward to the opportunity to serve as Sheriff of Creek County. With 26 years in public safety and serving approximately a third of that in the Creek County Sheriff Office under three different Sheriffs, I have been afforded the unique opportunity to witness first-hand the success and failures in each administration. I am […]

Oklahoma House of Representatives candidate Macy Gleason

By Micah Choquette June 25, 2016

Macy Gleason–a candidate for the Oklahoma House of Representatives–is a fifth-generation Oklahoman who calls Creek County her home.  Growing up the daughter of two teachers, Macy saw the impact that educators have in in lives of the future generation.  Because of this, Macy decided to dedicate her life to the classroom as well.   Because of […]

Creek County Commissioner Rick Stewart

By Micah Choquette June 25, 2016

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to the new residents and touch base with long time citizens of the area. I am your current Creek County District 2 Commissioner Rick Stewart. I am a long time resident of Creek County as well as a business owner,husband & Father. I am very […]

Creek County Sheriff Candidate, Bret Bowling

By Micah Choquette June 25, 2016

  Retired Sapulpa Police Captain and former Undersheriff Bret Bowling is a Republican candidate seeking election on Tuesday June 28th for Creek County Sheriff. Bowling said he decided to run for Sheriff to serve at the will of the people of Creek County.  “I’m a Peace Officer, not a politician.  I’m interested in achieving measurable, […]