Woodward County Newswire

Woodward County Newswire

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  1. Where no one believes in climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    ... laugh. I could recount several interactions like that from my week in Woodward County, Oklahoma, one of the most climate-skeptical counties in the United States. Thirty percent of the 21,000 people in Woodward County are estimated (using a ...

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  2. CNN Reporter Seeks 'To Understand' Global Warming SkepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Daily Caller

    ... and to get a better sense of why this issue continues to divide too many of us." Sutter will travel to Woodward County, Oklahoma - the most skeptical county in the U.S., according to pollsters - and spend the week talking to global warming skeptics. ...

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  3. Two escape from William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort SupplyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Juventino Rojas, 38, and Carlos Gastelum, 36, were reported missing from the prison at 4 a.m. Monday, deputies reported. Anyone with information about Rojas or Gastelum is asked to call the Woodward County Sheriff's Office at 256-3264.

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  4. Sheriff: Oklahoma inmates escape from correctional centerRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Authorities in northwest Oklahoma are searching for a pair of inmates who they say walked away from a minimum security prison. The Woodward County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Juventino Rojas and 36-year-old Carlos Gastelum went missing early Monday morning from the William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply.

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  5. Two inmates escape from William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort SupplyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Juventino Rojas, 38, and Carlos Gastelum, 36, were found to be missing from the prison at 4 a.m. Monday, deputies reported. Anyone with information about Rojas or Gastelum is asked to call the Woodward County Sheriff's Office at 256-3264. 1 comment

  6. Two Inmates Escape From Fort Supply Correctional CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the Woodward County Sheriff's office, at last count at 4 a.m., authorities discovered that 38-year-old Juventino Rojas and 36-year-old Carlos Gastelum are missing. Rojas stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds.

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  7. Magnitude 2.5 earthquake rattles Stillwater areaRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... Earlier Tuesday, a 3.1 magnitude earthquake was reported about 14 miles east-northeast of Mooreland in Woodward County. The earthquake was recorded at about 11 a.m. at a depth of two miles. Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are ...

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  8. Earthquake Shakes Near Woodward CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Its epicenter was located about 11 miles east northeast of Mooreland, 21 miles east northeast of Woodward, and 63 miles west of Enid at about five miles deep. According to the United States Geological Survey , earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans.

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  9. Tractor-trailer hauling cattle overturns in Woodward County, Oklahoma MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The crash was about 5:30 a.m. just west of the Major County line in Woodward County on U.S. 412 at County Road 226 near Quinlan.

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  10. Okla. Mulls Repealing Age Limit for New Vol. FirefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    ... getting enough volunteers in their departments to man them and properly operate." While fire departments in Woodward County rely so heavily on volunteers, Day added that it has gotten more difficult to recruit them over the past few years. ...

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  11. 2 earthquakes rattle parts of northern, western OklahomaRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | KSWO

    ... of around two miles. Geologists say a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded more than six hours earlier in Woodward County in western Oklahoma. The quake was recorded about 4 a.m. about 15 miles east-northeast of Mooreland. It occurred at a depth of ...

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  12. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. plans to pass on $4.3 million wind legal settlement to customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... fuel charges on their bills as part of a legal settlement over wind curtailment charges at a project in Woodward County. CPV Keenan has a 20-year power purchase agreement with OG&E at its 152-megawatt wind farm that expires in 2030. The company ...

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  13. In wake of earthquake swarms, Oklahoma regulators expand areas for oil and gas disposal well scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... and north-central Oklahoma. Also covered are several counties in south-central Oklahoma and a portion of Woodward County. Operators of 347 Arbuckle disposal wells that may have touched the crystalline basement were mailed letters last week ...

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  14. Oklahoma news briefs for March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... which serves more than 2,500 youth in 19 counties. The K-101 Farm Expo is set for March 27-29 at the Woodward County Fairgrounds. The free farm and ranch trade show will feature more than 180 exhibitors, arts and crafts booths, food vendors, ...

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  15. Wildfire Spreads in Western Oklahoma, Homes EvacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Emergency personnel say about a dozen people have been evacuated from their homes because of wildfire that has burned 37 square miles in rural western Oklahoma. Woodward County emergency manager Matt Lehenbauer said on March 17 that the fire is 16 miles long.

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  16. Woodward County woman loses home in wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    THE LAND IS BURNED. NOW THE VICTIMS, A WOMAN WHO LEFT NOT KNOWING SHE WOULDN'T GET BACK HOME AGAIN.

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  17. Woodward County wildfire spare's woman's dog, burns her houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Hubert, 80, lives in Woodward County, where wildfire has been raging since Monday afternoon. The fire swept across Hubert's ranch, destroying her mobile home, her car and another home on the property.

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  18. Wildfire covers 37 square milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Oklahoma Forestry Services spokeswoman Michelle Finch-Walker said a wind shift caused the fire to burn back into itself, allowing crews to make significant progress. Woodward County Emergency Manager Matt Lehenbauer said 125 people were evacuated from their homes Monday.

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  19. Update on Woodward County wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

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  20. Woodward County wildfire 20 percent contained Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    1:30 p.m. A wildfire that has been raging in Woodward County since Monday afternoon is about 20 percent contained, said Matt Lehenbauer, the Woodward city and county emergency management director. Fire crews from cities in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas ...

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