April 2nd Election: All the voting information you need

April 2nd Election: All the voting information you need

TVoters 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 […]

Sales tax down, use tax up for City of Guthrie

Sales tax down, use tax up for City of Guthrie

For the fourth straight month, sales tax receipts for the City of Guthrie fell below last year’s numbers. However, the use tax more than doubled for the month of February. “Combined sales and use tax the City has collected roughly $83,000 less this budget year as compared to the same five months of fiscal year […]

City Planner accepts similar position with Shawnee

City Planner accepts similar position with Shawnee

After a year and a half of service to the City of Guthrie, Rebecca Blaine has accepted a position in another Oklahoma community. Blaine recently was offered the City of Shawnee’s City Planning Director position. She will begin transitioning into that role later this month. “Guthrie is an incredible community with extraordinary architecture, history and people,” […]

Lt. Governor visits Guthrie for workshop

Lt. Governor visits Guthrie for workshop

Officials with the City of Guthrie and community leaders welcomed state leaders, including Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell, last week to showcase Guthrie and what it has to offer the state. Along with Pinnell, State Representative Garry Mize and State Senator Chuck Hall listened and interacted to a variety of topics, including tourism, film industry, the […]

Council approves bonus for city manager

Council approves bonus for city manager

The Guthrie city council unanimously voted Monday evening to give the city manager a bonus. Following an executive session meeting of forty minutes, the council voted 6-0 to give Leroy Alsup a bonus of $2,500. Mayor Steve Gentling says the bonus is an appreciation and endorsement for his work in the past year. Vice Mayor […]

City seeking grant approval for downtown bridge removal, drainage upgrades

City seeking grant approval for downtown bridge removal, drainage upgrades

City officials are hoping the second time is the charm in winning a grant that will help remove the underground bridge on Harrison Ave., make improvements to downtown stormwater issues and add roundabouts. In a special meeting Monday evening, the Guthrie city council unanimously voted 6-0 to apply for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments […]

City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

The City of Guthrie was awarded a grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund to help make improvements to Mineral Wells Park. Some of the improvements include, updating playground equipment to be ADA accessible for children with special needs. New equipment will incorporate a historic theme and color scheme to blend well with the […]

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