Garfield County Newswire

Garfield County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Garfield County, OK.

Results 1 - 20 of 54 in Garfield County, OK

  1. Three students charged with misdemeanor for fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daily Evergreen

    The Snake River fire burned more than 11,000 acres in both Whitman and Garfield Counties between Aug. 2 and Aug. 8. The Snake River fire burned more than 11,000 acres in both Whitman and Garfield Counties between Aug. 2 and Aug. 8. The Garfield County Prosecutor's office charged three WSU students, who admitted to causing the Snake River fire that burned more than 11,000 acres in August, with misdemeanors on Monday.

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  2. Ten Ways to Avoid Being Killed in an AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Denver Westword

    In Colorado, we tend to hear about avalanches when they have fatal consequences, as was the case with a Garfield County slide caused by snow bikers in February that overtook two people, killing one of them. But on a day like today, when the seasonal transition in Colorado can result in rain or a sloppy mix for Denver but snowstorms in the mountains, avalanches that don't get media attention are happening all the time, and many, if not most, of them could have deadly consequences if folks are in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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  3. Year-over-year employment mixed, figures showRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | NewsOK.com

    ... percentages in January 2017 were better than they were in January 2016 in 62 of the state's 77 counties. In Garfield County, the unemployment percentage in January 2016 was 4.3 percent; in January 2017, it was 4.2 percent. In Custer County, the ...

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  4. Public NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Blackwell Journal-Tribune, OK

    ... 30, 2018, funds will be used to operate and maintain a transportation program to transport residents of Garfield County and portions of Blaine, Kay, Kingfisher, and Noble, Alfalfa and Grant. Monies will be used to purchase transportation vehicle(s) ...

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  5. Health officials: Oklahoma student, several others diagnosed with mumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... the state were warning parents to vaccinate their children after 279 cases of the mumps were confirmed in Garfield County. At the time, authorities with the Oklahoma State Department of Health said cases in Canadian, McClain, Osage, Tulsa and Woods ...

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  6. One Injured In Small Plane Crash Near EnidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    According to the Garfield County Sheriff, a crop dusting plane went down in a rural area near S. 90th St. and E. Longhorn Trail around 3:00 p.m. According to the report, the pilot of the aircraft, identified as 69-year-old Glen Carson of Garber, Oklahoma, was spraying a field with herbicide when he lost sight of the top static wire on a power pole. The aircraft struck the line causing the plane to go down.

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  7. One Injured In Small Plane Crash Near EnidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the Garfield County Sheriff, a crop dusting plane went down in a rural area near S. 90th St. and E. Longhorn Trail. The pilot of the aircraft has been transported from the scene via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

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  8. Low prices prompt Oklahoma farmers to plant less wheatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... that is not willing to pay for it," says Rick Nelson, Oklahoma extension service agriculture educator for Garfield County. "Canola is just the opposite. There's a greater chance of a positive return for the crop than wheat." Nelson pointed out that ...

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  9. One person dead in oil-field explosion in Garfield CountyRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Keith Milacek, 33, died in the explosion that happened about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, about 3 miles west of Waukomis at an oil tank battery.

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  10. Oil tank battery explosion kills 1Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | KSWO

    The Enid News and Eagle reports the explosion occurred Wednesday evening. Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles says the victim was at the site at the time, and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission's oil and gas division has been contacted to investigate the incident.

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  11. One person dead in oilfield explosion in Garfield CountyRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    One person was killed in a Wednesday oilfield explosion that happened about 6:45 p.m. near Waukomis, authorities said. Garfield County Sheriff's deputies reported that an employee went to the site about 3 miles west of Waukomis to check a well.

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  12. Garfield Co. Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Explosion Near WaukomisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles told a local news source that an employee was inspecting a well at an oil tank battery site when an explosion occurred around 6:45 p.m, in the area of Flynn Road between Garland and Wheatridge. The unidentifiable victim was found inside a charred SUV and everything had been burned.

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  13. Fatality confirmed at massive explosion west of WaukomisRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    An explosion at a tank battery site west of Waukomis has been reported by Garfield County Sheriff's Office, according to the Enid News & Eagle. NewsOK highlights articles of interest from selected websites to increase the scope of commentary and coverage available to readers.

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  14. Authorities investigate rash of windmill thefts in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Oklahoma City TV station KOCO reports that the windmill thefts were reported in Alfalfa, Garfield and Major counties over the past few weeks. Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles says that although windmills can be collector items, he thinks they were stolen for scrap metal.

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  15. OK Brush Fire Consumes Over 300 AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    About 300 to 400 acres burned, said Mike Honigsberg, Garfield County Emergency Management director. He said the fire started at Longhorn and 174th and traveled two miles and ended west of Fox and 174th, where it jumped the road high in the trees.

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  16. Oklahoma paper that endorsed Hillary may be experiencing a few regretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Hot Air

    The Enid News and Eagle is a newspaper that you might not be subscribed to unless you happen to live in Garfield County, Oklahoma and are one of the less than 50,000 residents. In terms of political alignment we're talking about one of the more conservative areas of one of the most conservative states in the country.

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  17. Oklahoma Weather: A windy Christmas for OKC metroRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... in excess of 60 miles per hour were expected to hit parts of the Oklahoma City metro Christmas Day. Enid/Garfield County Emergency Management advised people who plan to be outside Sunday to exercise extreme caution and to be prepared for strong ...

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  18. Christmas Miracle Comes True For Oklahoma TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A 17-year-old Drummond High School student, who was critically injured in a two-vehicle accident on Halloween in Garfield County, was free to go home Tuesday from Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital. William Wallace was the front seat passenger in a sedan being driven by a classmate a few miles west of Waukomis, when Wallace's mother Tiffany said a Dodge Ram pickup truck failed to yield.

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  19. More Than 300 Oklahomans Diagnosed With MumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... McClain, Osage, Tulsa, Woods, Kay, and Garfield counties. Nearly 300 of those cases have been reported in Garfield County alone, with the first one reported in July. And the most unsettling part of the outbreak? Most of the patients had gotten the ...

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  20. Health officials: Majority of Oklahoma patients diagnosed with mumps were vaccinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Authorities with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say cases in Canadian, McClain, Osage, Tulsa and Woods counties are all connected to an outbreak in Garfield in Kay counties . Garfield County saw the brunt of the outbreak with 279 cases occurring there, while 19 cases were reported in Kay County.

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