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Skiatook Public Schools close campuses to parents and visitors

SKIATOOK, Okla. — The Centers for Disease Control listed Osage County at the high risk level based on the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s (OSDH) reporting of its latest COVID-19 cases – just 41 across Osage County, the largest county in the state by land mass. A...
SKIATOOK, OK
publicradiotulsa.org

City planning meeting goes forward with healthy attendance, changed format

City Councilor Jeannie Cue and Susan Miller, director of the Tulsa Planning Office, at a PlaniTulsa meeting Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Engaged Tulsans gathered Tuesday night at the Zarrow Library to learn about updates to the city’s physical plan known as PlaniTulsa. Principal Planner with the Tulsa Planning Office...
TULSA, OK

Ukrainian-American girl reflects on Russian invasion 10 months later

TULSA, Okla. — In the eyes of 16-year-old Sofiia Laptun, the war in Ukraine is still a bitter and violent one. “The main, horrible ... events that happened is that in the Main Street of the city, there is a five-story building that was completely obliterated from the 5th to the 1st floor and several people died,” she said.
TULSA, OK
KOKI FOX 23

Tulsa Ports hopes $15.74 million project at Port of Inola will attract new industry

INOLA, Okla. — Tulsa Ports is getting ready to embark on one of the largest projects the Port Authority said it has ever undertaken. Daniel Grisham, the Deputy Port Director, said by the end of January, construction is expected to get underway on a $15.76 million dollar rail project at the Port of Inola that will build 4.4 miles of new rail.
INOLA, OK
News On 6

Tulsa Hospitals See Increase In Flu Cases; ICU Beds Filling up

Tulsa hospitals said their ICU beds are filling up and the flu is a big reason why. Healthcare workers are also busy with COVID cases and RSV. "We are definitely going to have a worse flu season than we've seen in the last few years,” Saint Francis Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Reetu Singh said.
TULSA, OK
news9.com

Oklahomans Observe 81st Anniversary Of Attack On Pearl Harbor

It’s been 81 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor, and widows and children of Tulsa-area Pearl Harbor survivors are remembering the lives lost. The last known Pearl Harbor survivor in Tulsa died two years ago, but the widows and children of other survivors meet every year on Dec. 7 to honor them.
TULSA, OK
News On 6

Links Mentioned On Dec. 8, 2022

Applications Open For Oklahoma House of Representatives High School Page Program. The Oklahoma House of Representatives is now taking applications for the High School Page program. The high junior and seniors who are picked will serve as pages for the First Regular Session of the 59th legislature. Hotel accommodations, chaperones...
TULSA, OK
News On 6

Tulsa Treasures: Historic Video Of Holiday Parades

Jack Frank has been collecting historic films and creating documents about the City of Tulsa for years. Jack joined the News On 6 team on Tuesday morning to begin a monthly segment called 'Tulsa Treasures,' where he shares historic video from around the city. On Tuesday, the 6 In The...
TULSA, OK
News On 6

Tulsa City Hall Adds Metal Detector For All Visitors

Visitors to Tulsa’s City Hall will soon all be scanned for weapons, as part of a $100,000 security upgrade. Security guards now check identification on visitors, but don’t scan them. However, early next year all visitors will walk through a magnetometer to ensure they don’t carry weapons.
TULSA, OK
okcfox.com

Oklahoma AG says religious charter schools should be allowed

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Should Oklahoma allow religious charter schools?. That is essentially what the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board asked. In a 15-page filing, Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor says yes. "I'm a very strong believer in that church and education and government should be separate entities, especially...
TULSA, OK

Power outage scheduled in Broken Arrow Wednesday

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — A power outage is scheduled in Broken Arrow for Wednesday and will only impact 14 customers, according to Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO). The City of Broken Arrow said the scheduled outage may affect a few homes and businesses in the Broken Arrow area from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. while system upgrades are being completed.
BROKEN ARROW, OK
publicradiotulsa.org

'Tripledemic' hits Tulsa

A combination of three viruses is hitting Tulsa hard. COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and the flu are all spreading. The Tulsa County Health Department’s Dr. Bruce Dart says, right now, the flu virus is causing the most illness. Sixty-five people are hospitalized with the flu, according to the...
TULSA COUNTY, OK