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SEVERE STORMS: Weather Alerts

KAY COUNTY EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE UPDATED 915am -Alrighty, everyone. As mentioned in yesterday’s post, there was additional data to be obtained that could impact today’s forecast. As that is starting to trickle in, we find ourselves firmly within an upgraded high-risk zone. This post isn't to panic anyone, but... Read More.

SEVERE STORMS: Cancellation Information

Pioneer Technology Center-Please be advised that the following classes this evening will be cancelled due to impending inclement weather: CPR, Pioneer Fit, EMT, and ABE/HSE. University of Oklahoma's Norman Campus- closing at 3:30.  Exams after 3:30 will be rescheduled. 7 Clans First Council Casino- Due... Read More.

SEVERE STORMS: Shelter Information

Below is a list of current confirmed Public Shelters in and around Kay County. -Kaw City: Kaw Nation- 746 Grandview Drive. Between Museum and Title 6 building. Always open until at capacity. -Newkirk: Triggered at Tornado Watch. Open to public with Tornado Warning. Newkirk... Read More.

NOC fall nursing application deadline March 31

Be a nurse in 2026.   Applicants who begin the Northern Oklahoma College Nursing Program in August 2024 can be employed as registered nurses making an average of $64,000 annually (according to Salary.com) by 2026.   The deadline for NOC nursing applications is March 31, 2024, for the Fall Semester... Read More.

Sparklight to Award $15,000 to Support STEM Education

Six winners to each receive $2,500 to support K-12 STEM projects through 6th Annual "Dream Bigger" ContestFebruary 22, 2024 – Phoenix – Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, invites schools and organizations serving K-12 students to enter its 6th annual “Dream Bigger” contest for the opportunity to win $2,500 for their science, technology, engineering or math... Read More.

Kay Electric Youth Contest Winners Announced

Kay Electric Cooperative’s annual eighth grade and junior youth contests wrapped up on the evening of February 22, 2024. This year, the students were required to complete an application process with junior finalists competing in an interview contest to determine final ranking. Thirty high school juniors competed for the opportunity to win a trip... Read More.

Pioneer Tech Launches Employment Center Through Work Ready Oklahoma

PONCA CITY- Pioneer Tech proudly announces the launch of Work Ready Ponca City, contracted by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and spearheaded by a dedicated team from Pioneer Tech. This groundbreaking workforce development initiative aims to transform local employment opportunities for diverse populations including; low-income families, unemployed individuals, and those seeking to reenter... Read More.

In a Historic First for Oklahoma, Broadband Expansion Grants Approved

OKLAHOMA CITY – More than 55,000 Oklahoma homes and businesses are one step closer to receiving high-speed internet service, thanks to votes Thursday by the Oklahoma Broadband Governing Board to authorize broadband infrastructure expansion projects in 57 counties. Once all necessary agreements are executed, the 142 approved projects would provide broadband to nearly a... Read More.

Pioneer Tech Ambulance Simulator Enhances Training for EMT Program

PONCA CITY- Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) is using cutting-edge technology with a true-to-life replica of an actual ambulance patient compartment, that is significantly enhancing the training experience for EMT and Paramedic students at Pioneer Tech.Joe Bennett, Director of the OSU-OKC fire program and a valued member of the Firefighter/EMT advisory committee, played a pivotal... Read More.