Man Critically Injured in Alva Plane Crash Has Died

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Cory Washburn, 39, the Alva man who was critically injured in a plane crash Saturday afternoon that killed an instructor, passed away at 6:43am Tuesday morning, this according to INTEGRIS Health spokeswoman Brooke Cayot. Washburn was a flight school student, training with David Chael, 61, of Enid, when a mechanical failure during their descent intoContinue Reading

Proposed Budget Bill Fails in Oklahoma House

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In a 54-43 vote, the proposed revenue package introduced by Gov. Mary Fallin and GOP leaders failed to garner the 3/4 majority vote needed to pass in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The proposed package would’ve place a $1.50 tax on a pack of cigarettes, a six-cent fuel tax increase, tax revisions on alcoholic beverages,Continue Reading

Woodward Fire Chief Announces Retirement

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[From The Woodward News ] After almost four decades with the Woodward Fire Department and the last 11 years as Fire Chief, Steve Day plans to retire at the end of October. Woodward city officials made the announcement Thursday. Day, 59, grew up around firefighting. His family lived in the old fire station at 8thContinue Reading

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