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A Place to Breathe

From its earliest days as a rowdy, late 1800s Cherokee Outlet trading and cattle-shipping outpost, Woodward has grown to be a most busy place. Indeed, organizers are at work preparing to stage two major events – one, among the oldest of its kind in Oklahoma, and the other only in its second year. The 92nd annual Woodward Elks Rodeo, a...

Blending Past and Future

A 30-minute drive east on US 412 from Tulsa takes you to the town of Chouteau, where the sight of a horse and buggy might make you think you’ve stepped back in time. But go a few miles north on US 69, and you’ll find a busy, 9,000-acre industrial park – the largest in Oklahoma – that has among...

Celebrating Our First Capital

Excitement is in the air in Guthrie, Oklahoma’s first capital, as the city anticipates a celebration on two levels. Guthrie residents commemorate not only the holiday season, but the return of the historic downtown celebration itself after a year absence due to COVID-19. The annual December holiday extravaganza is just one of the ways that Guthrie remains a city rich...

‘Frozen in Time’

Teenagers grab a late breakfast after hunting for waterfowl. Elementary-aged kids race their bicycles down Poplar Street. Adult walkers greet each other on Garrison Avenue. Anglers fish off the old bridge spanning the Neosho (Grand) River. FUN FACTS Population 4,154 Oldest town? In addition to Fort Gibson, which didn’t incorporate until 1893, Choctaw, Salina and Vinita each claim to be the state’s oldest town. Also...