Sapulpa Historical Society Museum to remain closed until February 4th

By Micah Choquette January 13, 2021

The Sapulpa Historical Society Museum has announced it will be extending its closing until February 4th, at least.

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

By E. B. Thompson January 13, 2021

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

Bubb’s Creek Motocross approved by county with restrictions

By Micah Choquette January 13, 2021

The Creek County Board of Adjustment unanimously approved an exemption to allow the popular new motocross track to continue operations.

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National vaccine rollout anything but warp speed

By Charles Betzler January 13, 2021

According to the CDC, as of January 11th, 8,987,322 Americans have received their first COVID-19 vaccination dose—a third of the 25 million doses that have been distributed to the states under the Operation Warp Speed program.

Local politicians condemn violence at the Capitol as President Trump and Joe Biden tell protestors to disperse

By Micah Choquette January 6, 2021

This is a developing story, and details might change. What began as a large crowd of protestors at […]

The end of an era: Family Video announces they’re closing all locations

By Micah Choquette January 5, 2021

More than 250 stores are set to close following the sale of all remaining inventory, including the one in Sapulpa.

Sapulpa City Council votes to extend mask mandate by 120 days

By Micah Choquette January 4, 2021

Sapulpa City Council voted 5-4 to extend the mask mandate for an additional 120 days after hearing from several residents who were in favor of ending the mandate, and at least one who supported extending it.

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

By E. B. Thompson January 3, 2021

“It’s been a crazy adventure”

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Pet food recalled after 28 dogs die

By Charles Betzler January 2, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration issued an alert that certain Sportmix brand pet foods “may contain potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin,” after 28 dogs died and 8 became ill after eating the dog food in question.

Do you remember these forgotten jingles and slogans?

By Charles Betzler December 31, 2020

Catchy little tunes and phrases have long been a powerful tool in advertising to promote products, political candidates, public service messages, and much more. Let’s go back in time and recall some of the oldies but goodies.

U.K variant found in Colorado spurs concerns over vaccine delays

By Charles Betzler December 30, 2020

The Colorado man in his 20s has no history of travel, raising concerns that that the more contagious strain of the virus might already be gaining a foothold in the U.S.

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New Year, New Hope

By Charles Betzler December 30, 2020

I am not, by any means, the quintessential optimist. As a matter of fact, I am frequently accused of being the “glass is half empty” kind of guy. However, 2021 fills me with optimism.

Local police captain and son receive associate’s degrees together 

By E. B. Thompson 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

By E. B. Thompson 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.


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