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Why Local Dollars Matter

You hear your friends, coworkers and local Chamber of Commerce say “shop local” all the time, but what’s the big deal about it? Does it really matter that much? Read More

Stillwater’s January sales tax apportionment is down 5.85 percent from last year’s number

STILLWATER, Okla. (February 13, 2019) – The City of Stillwater collected $2,285,618 in sales tax from November 2018 transactions that were reported to the Oklahoma Tax Commission in December 2018 and apportioned to the City in January 2019. Read More

City Council accepting applications for Audit Committee, Public Housing Authority Board vacancies

STILLWATER, Okla. (February 13, 2019) – Stillwater City Council is encouraging residents to apply for a vacancy on the Audit Committee and a vacancy on the Public Housing Authority Board. Read More

Get the basics at ´Starting Your Business'

STILLWATER, Okla. (January 17, 2019) –The Center for Business Development (CBD) at Meridian Technology Center is offering a free business essentials class at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Brad Rickelman, Assistant Director of the CBD will cover seven important steps that need to be addressed when starting a new business venture. Read More

Improvements, changes, restructuring to help local housing development

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feburary 12, 2019) – Behind the scenes over the past year, City Manager Norman McNickle has been studying a large and complex matter: local development and housing needs. Read More

Stillwater Regional Airport offers three round trip flights on multiple days this summer

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feburary 6, 2019) – Summer travel to and from Stillwater just got eveneasier—American Airlines will kick off the summer travel season in May with three round trip flights six days a week from Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO). Read More

Meridian Technology Center and Stillwater Chamber Partner for Elevate Leadership: “Leading Others Through Change”

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feburary 8, 2019) – Change is an unavoidable reality of life. In our ever-evolving world, a leader must take responsibility for anticipating change, understanding its implications and guiding people through it. Doing this requires a blend of bravery, flexibility and determination. Read More

Apply now for a 2020 Census job in your Payne County community

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feburary 8, 2019) – We’re still over a year away from Census Day—April 1, 2020—but the U.S. Census Bureau is actively recruiting now for individuals to serve in temporary jobs to help with census efforts next year, including right here in Payne County. Read More

Public input meetings for Community Development Block Grant ideas set for February and March

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feburary 4, 2019) — The City of Stillwater is seeking public input on how to allocate federal funding it should receive for the benefit of people with low to moderate incomes. Read More

City Council accepting applications for Library Board vacancies

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feburary 4, 2019) – Stillwater City Council is encouraging residents to apply for the vacancies on the Library Board. Read More

Next Pop Up City Hall is Feb. 9

STILLWATER, Okla. (January 31, 2019) - Look for a bright blue and white umbrella at public events, and you will see a pop up city hall, which means you'll be able to talk with city management and elected officials about topics you are interested in—at an event you were already planning to attend. Read More

Meridian Technology Center for Business Development Director Receives the Leading Edge Award from the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce

STILLWATER, Okla. (January 30, 2019) - Justin Hazzard, Director of the Meridian Technology Center for Business Development, has received the Leading Edge Award from the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Meridian Technology Center and Stillwater Chamber Partner for HR Matters Series: “Not Everything is an Email: Creating a Communication Culture”

STILLWATER, Okla. (Januray 29, 2019) – Reading, writing and getting refocused after checking the 180 emails sent and received each day takes the average American worker 1,048 hours per year. That's 52 percent of your time at work! Are you drowning in all this messaging madness? Read More

Residents invited to pinning ceremony for new chief of police, assistant chief

STILLWATER, Okla. (January 28, 2019) – Community members are invited to witness a pinning ceremony for our newest chief of police and assistant chief of the StillwaterPolice Department. Read More

Meridian Technology Center to Host a Free Workshop for Business Owners; Commercial Buildings – Build, Buy or Renovate, Part Two

STILLWATER, Okla. (January 22, 2019) – For business owners and entrepreneurs, the process of deciding on a commercial building can be daunting.  Read More
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