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Past articles by Dane:

Post Election Healing: Navigating relationships with different opinions

As we wade through the challenges of a contentious election, how do you keep a relationship positive when you find someone doesn’t agree with your views? → Read More

North Tulsa Army veteran breaks ground on new community garden

Dean Finley’s non-profit, No Forgotten Child now has ownership of one acre of land located at 303 East 31 Street North. That will be the new home for a community garden called Common Ground. → Read More

Tulsa Public School "pandemic pod" parents consider not returning to class

In less than two weeks, the Tulsa Public School district is opening building doors to all elementary aged students, but some parents aren’t jumping at the chance to have their kids back in the physical classroom. → Read More

Car crashes into thrift store in midtown Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — A community staple in Tulsa’s midtown has been temporary shut down after a car crashed though the building early Friday morning around 1:30 a.m. The Family and Children’s Services Thrift store located at 7th and Utica has been providing low cost clothes, toys, games, furniture and more for the past five years under store manager Bobby Polanco’s guidance. “It’s very rewarding,”… → Read More

Okemah Creek Nation Community Hospital launches new 3D mammography device

The Okemah Creek Nation Community is now closer than ever before to life-saving screenings. The Creek Nation Community Hospital now has 3D mammography services. The new technology will be available to both tribal and non-tribal citizens in October. → Read More

Tulsa Senior Citizen, out thousands, still harassed by online scammers

A Tulsa man is out thousands and afraid for his life after scammers connected with him on Facebook. → Read More

How parents can cope with stress amid demands of the pandemic

TULSA, Okla. — From cooking to to paying bills and cleaning to keeping up with work, many parents said their work is never done. Now, parents are adding social distance learning during a pandemic, and that workload has increased leaving some guardians feeling the pressure of parenting in a different way. Licensed Professional Counselor Eric Rolen has been helping adults and children in the Tulsa… → Read More

Gaining Ground Literacy impacting lives in Union school district

It is said, the only constant we can depend on is that things will change, and according to one Tulsa 10-year-old student, that point is true, but for her, there’s always a book that can help you through it. → Read More

Broken Arrow woman furious after construction leaves debris on historical monument

A Broken Arrow single mom is furious after she said a road construction project destroyed three of her car tires, but more importantly to her, disrespected a city monument that recognizes her family history. → Read More

If You Give A Child A Book: Gaining Ground Literacy changing gears

The non-profit's Executive Director Lisa Shotts said she and Co-Director Kirby Mackenzie decided to provide extra books during the first nine weeks of school because kids having fresh material to read fosters a life long love of reading. → Read More

Broken Arrow mother outraged by road construction costing her $700 in tire repairs

A Broken Arrow single mom is frustrated with the city after having three of her tires destroyed by scrap metal. → Read More

Two Tulsa women fight to raise awareness of sickle cell disease

Organizers of the nonprofit, Supporters of Families With Sickle Cell Disease said while raising awareness of the disease is vital for families all year long, they use this national month to encourage families to get tested for the trait and spread hope for a potential cure. → Read More

Tulsa student helps give the adventure of reading to others

Looking through the eyes of a child can bring just the right answer to what’s truly important in life. → Read More

Give A Child A Book: Taking 'Book Deserts' in Tulsa County Down!

TULSA, Okla. — The joy of reading and the boost to life it provides both personally and professionally should be accessible to absolutely everyone in America… especially in 2020. However, due to some honest and not so honest mistakes in Tulsa and a multitude of communities across the country, that is simply not the case. Much like it’s cousin, the "food desert," "book deserts" are areas within a… → Read More

Tulsa non-profit creates free program to help working parents during distance learning

The Jacksons are working to offer new learning center hours for The Zone to support students while their parents are at work while many schools continue the start the school year through distance learning. → Read More

“Everything just came together": Two men restore hope for Tulsa business owner after lawn equipment stolen

A story starting out with theft from a good father trying to take care of his family ends with a positive message of kindness and restored hope in humanity. → Read More

Give a Child a Book: A nonprofit bookmobile continues to changes live in the Union school district

Give a Child a Book: Nonprofit bookmobile continues to changes live in Union school district → Read More

School safety protocols for positive COVID-19 cases as classes start across Green Country

As classes resume in school districts across Green Country, positive cases of COVID-19 are beginning to show up. → Read More

Tulsa Public Schools develops new tech hub for teachers ahead of virtual classes

The Tulsa Public Schools district is starting the school year with 200 new educators, and as staff work to train the new teachers, this year will be new for everyone as school will be virtual for the first nine weeks of classes. → Read More

TPS looking to hire several educator, support staff positions before start of school

In addition to changing the regular classroom setting from in-person to distance learning, they are still looking for educators and support staff to hire before the semester starts on Aug. 31. → Read More