City of Guthrie announces new Human Resource Director

City of Guthrie announces new Human Resource Director

The City of Guthrie has announced Kristin Elsenbeck as the new Human Resource and Administrative Services Director. Elsenbeck will officially start with the City on Monday, May 20. Elsenbeck has 14 years previous Human Resource experience including work with Target, Sears and most recently with the state of Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services […]

Vote Guthrie for your favorite small town for culture

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Vote Guthrie for your favorite small town for culture

Guthrie has once again been nominated as one of the best towns in America. This time it finds itself competing against 19 other small towns. Bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to these 20 small towns, each with a population of fewer than 30,000 people (as of the last census). What each lacks […]

Guthrie recognized at 2019 Oklahoma State Arbor Week Kickoff Celebration

Guthrie recognized at 2019 Oklahoma State Arbor Week Kickoff Celebration

The City of Guthrie was recognized by Oklahoma Forestry Services and the Oklahoma Urban and Community Forestry Council for achieving national certification from the Arbor Day Foundation. Communities, universities and utility companies can earn this special recognition by accomplishing specific criteria related to planting and caring for trees, woodlands and community forests. Guthrie was among […]

April 2nd Election: All the voting information you need

April 2nd Election: All the voting information you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie SD I-1, Cashion SD I-089, Luther SD I-3, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and the Town of Marshall, Logan County Election Board Secretary Sheleen Winscott said […]

Watch: City Attorney recognized for 18 years of service

Watch: City Attorney recognized for 18 years of service

Randel Shadid will have some additional free time on Tuesday evenings. The former city attorney of 18 years was given a proclamation at the city council meeting. During his tenure, Shadid served five mayors, 10 city managers and countless city council members. The attorney announced his retirement in 2018. Related article: City Attorney announces retirement […]

City of Guthrie announces new Planning Director

City of Guthrie announces new Planning Director

The City of Guthrie announced and welcomed Daniel Kassik as the new City Planner and Grant Administrator on Monday. Kassik holds a degree in Geography from the University of Iowa. He served in the United States Navy, May 1987 to December 1991, Honorable Discharge. His career experience is inclusive of but not limited to serving […]

City sales tax over $3M in first six months

City sales tax over $3M in first six months

The fiscal year for the City of Guthrie is half way done for 2018-19. The sales tax dollars compared to last year remain below par, but the use tax continues to look positive. The March sales tax numbers recently released shows the City bringing in $479,044.03, which is down $63,162.13 (11.65 percent) as compared to […]

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots for April 2 election

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots for April 2 election

Voters in Logan County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie, Cashion , Luther, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and the Town of Marshall, should apply now, according to County Election […]

Oklahoma Ave. reopens following downtown fire

Oklahoma Ave. reopens following downtown fire

City of Guthrie officials reopened Oklahoma Ave. nine days after two downtown buildings caught fire. The City’s street crews removed the barriers Monday morning to allow traffic through the street. A structural engineer inspected the buildings last week and at this time believes the buildings can be rebuildable. In the meantime, a more secure restraining […]

Voter registration deadline is March 8; City, school bond election

Voter registration deadline is March 8; City, school bond election

Friday, March 8, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie SD I-1, Cashion SD I-089, Luther SD I-3, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and […]

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