Grassroots: Growing Civic Engagement Episodes

A series focused on getting to know local political candidates as humans.
Grassroots: Growing Civic Engagement

Part Two: Local Government with John Bartley

March 6, 2021

In part two of our chat with former Stillwater Mayor John Bartley and News Press Managing Editor Beau Simmons we discuss the role of municipal government, defining growth in Stillwater, and challenges that lay ahead for City…

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Part One: Local Elections with John Bartley and Beau Simmons

March 1, 2021

Chris and Michelle are joined by former Stillwater Mayor John Bartley and News Press Managing Editor Beau Simmons. In Part One they discuss the extraordinary interest in this year's election, John's experience on the City Co…

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Starting the conversation: Who we are and how we got here

Feb. 12, 2021

Studio Stillwater hosts Michelle Charles and Chris Peters introduce themselves, talk about what they hope to accomplish with their podcast and how you can become a part of that. Michelle is a community journalist and Chris i…

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Candidate Interview with Bryce Moody

Feb. 5, 2021

Campaign links for Bryce Moody: https://www.facebook.com/BryceforSeat4 Payne County Election Calendar http://www.paynecounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Scan_0005.pdf State Election Board https://oklahoma.gov/elections.ht…

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Candidate Interview with Jeanette Burkhart

Feb. 4, 2021

Campaign links for Jeanette Burkhart: https://www.facebook.com/Jeanette-Burkhart-for-Stillwater-Board-of-Education-101325105307528/ Payne County Election Calendar http://www.paynecounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Scan_00…

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Candidate Interview with Steve Hallgren

Feb. 3, 2021

Campaign links for Steve Hallgren: https://www.facebook.com/groups/195337681741252 Payne County Election Calendar http://www.paynecounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Scan_0005.pdf State Election Board https://oklahoma.gov/…

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Candidate Interview with Preston Bobo

Feb. 2, 2021

Campaign links for Preston Bobo: https://www.facebook.com/Bobo4Stillwater Payne County Election Calendar http://www.paynecounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Scan_0005.pdf State Election Board https://oklahoma.gov/elections…

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Candidate Interview with Christie Hawkins

Feb. 1, 2021

Guest Christie Hawkins talks with hosts Michelle Charles and Chris Peters about living in Stillwater, OK, what is important to her and why she decided to run for a seat on the Stillwater City Council. She is seeking a four-y…

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Candidate Interview with Marshall Baker

Jan. 31, 2021

Guest Marshall Baker talks with hosts Michelle Charles and Chris Peters about living in Stillwater, OK, what is important to him and why he decided to run for a seat on the Stillwater Board of Education. He is asking voters …

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Candidate Interview with Ariel Ross

Jan. 30, 2021

Guest Ariel Ross talks with hosts Michelle Charles and Chris Peters about living in Stillwater, OK, what is important to her and why she decided to run for a seat on the Stillwater City Council. She is seeking a four-year te…

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Candidate Interview Teaser

Jan. 27, 2021

Getting to know candidates as human beings. Stay tuned for our interview with Ariel Ross. Stillwater City Council Candidate... and human being.