- Northwest Oklahoma 2 2011
Northwest Oklahoma Part 2 2011
One of the attributes of living in Enid and Northwest Oklahoma is the abundant pride residents have in its people, land and businesses. The 2011 News & Eagle Progress edition highlights these areas and pays tribute to all of those who make our region shine 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Is there a doctor in the house?
Dr. Brett J. Krablan of Kingfisher said it’s hard enough to recruit people to become primary care physicians, rather than specialty doctors, but it’s even harder to get them to rural areas.
Museum opens door to the past
The Chisholm Trail once was the most notorious cattle trail in the nation. The trail served as a pathway leading cattle north to Kansas railheads to be shipped to the other parts of the country. The main portion of the trail ran along what is now U.S. 81.
Living history event set in April
On April 15 and 16 Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Ave., in Kingfisher, is having a living history event.
History hits home in Watonga
T.B. Ferguson, born in 1857 near Des Moines, Iowa, brought his family to Watonga in 1892 after a land run that settled the area.
Watonga connected to a development CORD
“You find gems in every community. With our base we are a microcosm of the whole state with both urban and rural areas.” — Gene Pflughoft, executive director of Central Oklahoma Regional Development
Smart way to learn
Students apply for positions based on their desired training areas and learn at computer stations with fellow students next to them working on different aspects of the business.
Renovated, ready for action
The original lodge structure, built in the 1950s, was renovated with an emphasis on modern architecture showcasing the park area’s past and reason for existence today.
Northwest Oklahoma slide show
Northwest Oklahoma offers a lot of resources when it comes to business, entertainment and simply finding a nice landscape on which to rest an eye.
“I don’t think there are many places you can go for $3. Our intention isn’t to make money; our objective to have place for people to go.” — Cathy Howard, organizer.
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