Canaan Duncan won the Jan. 5 special election by receiving 65.92 percent of ballots cast. He will serve as District 7 tribal councilor until August 2021, the remainder of former Tribal Councilor Frankie Hargis’ term.
A semitrailer quietly left the former Sequoyah Fuels Corporation site near Gore this week, hauling away the last of 511 loads of nuclear waste that has plagued Sequoyah County and its citizens for decades.
The Cherokee Nation is advising its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clients in Vinita to get their supplies from a vendor list of more than 60 while the tribe works diligently with the Vinita Walmart and Carter’s Food Center to determine why machines recently stopped processing WIC cards. FULL STORY