Stillwater sees large spike in COVID-19 cases; emphasizes caution

August 27, 2020

Media Release The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 37 new COVID-19 cases in Stillwater and 40 overall in Payne County today. According to the Payne County Health Department, approximately 70% of the new cases are within the […]

PSA: School zones active regardless of distance learning

August 26, 2020

Stillwater Public Schools (SPS) have transitioned to distance learning for the week of Aug. 24, and this has left some residents wondering: are school zones still active? The answer: yes. Stillwater residents can expect all school zones to […]

American Airlines’ decision to suspend service for October

August 20, 2020

Media Release — A Statement for Stillwater Regional Airport Director Paul Priegel Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are hesitant to make travel plans. This has affected air travel worldwide, particularly for smaller markets like Stillwater Regional Airport […]

City implements further restrictions for bars in latest declaration of emergency

August 19, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE Stillwater Mayor Joyce signed the latest proclamation declaring a state of emergency amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of Stillwater’s existing restrictions and guidelines remain the same, though Stillwater’s bars are now required to follow stricter guidelines. Bars, nightclubs, dancehalls and bar […]

Creativity Is Key to Skills Training Amid Pandemic

August 11, 2020

Story and photos provided by Meridian Technology Center When Penelope Harders and Candace Johnson left Meridian Technology Center on March 13, the Practical Nursing students expected to see each other the week after spring break. […]

Back to school a much different meaning in 2020

August 9, 2020

by Roger Moore The concept known as the “Butterfly Effect” comes from the early 1970s and Edward Lorenz, a meteorologist who proposed the possibility that small causes may have momentous effects. Originally connected to weather […]

OSU students returning to Stillwater; What that means to residents

August 6, 2020

Media Release With Oklahoma State University returning for fall classes, many in the Stillwater community are wondering what that means for residents. “We understand that you have questions about how 20,000 new residents will affect our response […]

Face coverings required in public beginning Saturday, July 11

July 10, 2020

Media Release Stillwater residents will be required to wear face coverings in public spaces beginning Saturday, July 11, due to COVID-19 concerns. Stillwater City Council passed Ordinance 3452 regarding required face coverings on Thursday evening. The ordinance will remain in […]

Second reading of face covering ordinance set for Thursday

July 8, 2020

Media Release The second reading date is set: Stillwater City Council will consider Ordinance No. 3452 requiring face coverings in public for a second and final time. The special meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July […]

City Council advances face covering ordinance; date for second reading to be determined

July 7, 2020

Media Release  Last night, Stillwater City Council unanimously advanced Ordinance No. 3452 requiring face coverings in public, with proposed changes. The ordinance must be considered at a second reading and published before going into effect— the date for the […]

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