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Local Lives: Cindy Bowling

Local Lives: Cindy Bowling

Local Lives: Cindy Bowling Local Lives is our way of sharing the stories of those within our community of Sand Springs. Local Lives inspires, encourages and relates. We sat down with Cindy Bowling of Sand Springs and was able to get just a tiny insight into who she is...

What Does It Mean To Be A Sandite?

What Does It Mean To Be A Sandite?

Being a Sandite is something that adults and children from Sand Springs say proudly. Proclaiming the greatness that comes from Sand Springs. But have you ever thought about what being a Sandite means? Do you know what a Sandite is? We think that to have Sandite Pride,...

Tulsa Boys’ Home

Tulsa Boys’ Home

Tulsa Boys’ Home  The Tulsa Boys’ Home is located in the community of Sand Springs, Oklahoma and there lives a nationally recognized residential treatment facility for boys with emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse obstacles. The purpose and goal of the Tulsa...

Local Lives: Cindy Bowling

Local Lives: Cindy Bowling Local Lives is our way of sharing the stories of those within our community of Sand Springs. Local Lives inspires,...

What Does It Mean To Be A Sandite?

Being a Sandite is something that adults and children from Sand Springs say proudly. Proclaiming the greatness that comes from Sand Springs. But...

Tulsa Boys’ Home

Tulsa Boys’ Home  The Tulsa Boys’ Home is located in the community of Sand Springs, Oklahoma and there lives a nationally recognized residential...

Sand Springs Education Foundation

Sand Springs Education FoundationThe Sand Springs Education Foundation is a nonprofit that was founded in 1989. The first fundraiser that helped...

New To The Scene: Big Dipper Creamery

The highly anticipated Big Dipper Creamery is now open and it’s everything you’ve been waiting for. Don’t miss the 16 rotating flavors!

Sand Springs Sports

 Sand Springs Sports DATE EVENT July 29 Sandite JH Volleyball Scrimmage July 30 Sandite Volleyball Scrimmage August 2 Sandite Volleyball JH/HS Black...

Sand Springs History

Sand Springs History  Tullahassee Creek Indian Cemetery Sand Springs is rich with history, from its people to its buildings. Sand Springs was...

Picture Perfect Sand Springs

Picture Perfect Sand Springs Sand Springs is full of beautiful places to capture and we wanted YOU to know where to go next time you need those...

Neighborhood Spotlights

Sand Springs Neighborhoods We all know that there is just something about our little town that presents a charm to those who live here. Whether you...

Letter From Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell

Letter From An Official To the Community of Sand Springs:  Over the past decade, your town has transformed from a small Tulsa suburb to an epicenter...

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Letter From Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell

Letter From Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell

Letter From An Official To the Community of Sand Springs:  Over the past decade, your town has transformed from a small Tulsa suburb to an epicenter of growth and development. Sand Springs is a shining star in Northeast Oklahoma, and it’s always a pleasure to visit...

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Letter From Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell

Letter From An Official To the Community of Sand Springs:  Over the past decade, your town has transformed from a small Tulsa suburb to an epicenter...

A Letter from Karen Keith

Tune in as we hear from Karen Keith, Tulsa County Commissioner, District 2. She tells us about many projects coming to fruition.

Where Are They Now: Featuring Frank Peck

This month we had the pleasure of sitting down with Frank Peck, one of the newest inductees into the Sand Springs Hall of Fame.

The Sandite 20: Nathan Woodmansee

Have you ever played 20 questions?! A fun game isn't it? Well, we popped over to chat with Nathan Woodmansee of Sand Springs Community Services and...

Sand Springs Musician Spotlight: National Guitar Month

Celebrate April, National Guitar Month, by reading about Sand Springs local musicians, inspiring you to dive deeper into the world of music!

School Program Highlight: SSPS

Sand Springs Public Schools has an amazing amount of after-school programs available for Sandites. Read about Lego Brick Buddies Club today!

Where Are They Now? Featuring Kyle Wray

Kyle Wray is one of the newest inductees to the Sand Springs Education Foundation Hall of Fame. Read all about this proud Sandite here!

Letter From the Editor: March Edition

Our newest edition of the We Are Sand Springs Magazine is out! Read the letter from our Editor, Danielle Myers!

A Letter from Amanda Wion: SSCC President

Say hello to Amanda Wion – our new Sand Springs Chamber of Commerce President! Read her letter to the Sand Springs Community here –

A Letter From the Editor: January 2022

10 years of printing We Are Sand Springs has taught me so much. Many of my favorite memories occurred because of the community that surrounds thispublication.

Arts

Sand Springs Musician Spotlight: National Guitar Month

Celebrate April, National Guitar Month, by reading about Sand Springs local musicians, inspiring you to dive deeper into the world of music!

School Program Highlight: SSPS

Sand Springs Public Schools has an amazing amount of after-school programs available for Sandites. Read about Lego Brick Buddies Club today!

Things to do Indoors in Sand Springs, Ok

Check out this list of activities for singles, married couples and families to stay active during the winter months in Sand Springs.

Winner Winner Turkey Dinner!

WOW! We are amazed at the talent and beautiful landscape that Sand Springs has to offer. Congrats to the winners!

Sam Harris: Where Are They Now?

Harris has had, and continues to have an illustrious career filled with Broadway performances, film appearances, television co-creations, musical supervisions, and two published books all while being supported by his husband and son.

Sand Springs Landscape Photo Contest

Capture our beautiful town of Sand Springs and share it with the world by entering the We are Sand Springs: Sand Springs Landscape Photos Contest.

Kids Activities for Summer Fun!

Make your summer fun by keeping the kids active during summer vacation with arts and crafts that will inspire and keep their minds growing!

Artists in the Spotlight

Sand Springs is bursting at the seams with talented artists. You can find some of them while strolling along the sidewalk in downtown Sand Springs.

Activate Your Creativity

Whether you are bored out
of your mind, need something
new to try or are running out
of ideas, take a fresh look at
your household items and try
to think of new ways to use
them for fun activities and
crafts.

Printable Art

There are plenty of activity ideas floating around the Internet for children to do while they’re sheltering in place at home, but not everyone has a...

Wellness

Mentor Month: January 2022

Mentor Month: January 2022

January is National Mentor Month, a campaign held each January to promote mentoring the next generation in America. Become a mentor in SS!

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A Twist on 2022 New Years Resolutions

You are GIFTED and can accomplish GREAT things!  Every year as we prepare what we would like to say about goals, resolutions and the NEW YEAR there is always the heaviness of how to talk about resolutions when SO MANY of us have mixed feelings about the idea of the...

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The Magic of a Good Book: National Reading Month

Reflecting on national reading month will bring about a couple of questions and healthy conversation at work or the dinner table.

Mentor Month: January 2022

January is National Mentor Month, a campaign held each January to promote mentoring the next generation in America. Become a mentor in SS!

A Twist on 2022 New Years Resolutions

You are GIFTED and can accomplish GREAT things!  Every year as we prepare what we would like to say about goals, resolutions and the NEW YEAR there...

Don’t be a Scrooge

In your lifetime you may have met a scrooge personally, or even had the joy of watching a scrooge transform into a kinder and gentler person.

Winter Care for our Pets

We love our four-legged pets and their lives are at-risk if we are not intentional with their care during the winter.

The Change of Seasons

Over the course of the last three years we have gone through quite the change of seasons. Dive into the process to get into a better position.

Home Safety in the Summer

So to get the 411 on how to keep your home safe in the summer, we talked with Sand Springs Chief of Police, John Mars, on ways to have peace of mind while you’re on the road.

How to Beat the Summer Slide

The summer slide is a common term referring to the learning loss,” said Durkee, “resulting in the gap of time in the summer when students are not attending school.”

Summer Safety in Sand Springs

Summer Safety in Sand Springs As the hot sun brings warmth to the earth and school is let out for summer vacation, it’s important to freshen up on...

Kids Activities for Summer Fun!

Make your summer fun by keeping the kids active during summer vacation with arts and crafts that will inspire and keep their minds growing!

Recreation

How to be a Sandite on $74.63 with Brayden and Ashley Blauw

74063 How to be a Sandite on $74.63 with Brayden and Ashley Blauw   We love the businesses and town attractions that Sand Springs has to offer,...

New to the Scene: Noble Axe

Grab your flannel and boots and channel your inner lumberjack – Noble Axe is an axe-throwing experience for the whole family.

CPHS Basketball Schedule 2021-22

Check in on your local basketball team and cheer on the Sandites this year! Find the CPHS Basketball Schedule for 2021-22 here!

Indian Nation Football Youth League

Support Sand Springs Indian Nation Football Youth League by visiting one of their upcoming games! Find more info right here!

Hiking in Sand Springs

Let this list guide you through the ebbs and flows of the Sandite hiking life!

Fishing in Sand Springs

The great outdoors in Sand Springs, Oklahoma calls fishermen from around the state to cast their line into our waters!

Summer at Keystone Ancient Forest

Sand Springs is located between glittering skyscrapers and a centuries-old forest, but many Sandites may not even know about Keystone Ancient Forest 𑁋 or that it’s only nine miles from town.

Bucket List: A Summer in Sand Springs

We’re sharing 22 bucket list items to do around town, from getting sno-cones to volunteering to hanging out on the water.

BMX Racing in Sand Springs

Sand Springs BMX, a place where kids can, build confidence, promote creativity and imagination, learn responsibility and get moving!

New Greens, New Clubhouse, New Members

Sand Springs is home to The Canyons at Blackjack Ridge, a stunning and recently renovated golf course.

Lifestyle

The Sandite 20: Nathan Woodmansee

The Sandite 20: Nathan Woodmansee

Have you ever played 20 questions?! A fun game isn't it? Well, we popped over to chat with Nathan Woodmansee of Sand Springs Community Services and asked him 20 Questions! Watch and read all about it right here! Have questions, need services, or want to volunteer?...

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Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs What’s that old saying - April showers bring May flowers…? While we are ecstatic about flowers flooding the town of Sand Springs - rain can put a damper on outdoor activities. Now - we’re not here to give rain a bad...

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The Sandite 20: Nathan Woodmansee

Have you ever played 20 questions?! A fun game isn't it? Well, we popped over to chat with Nathan Woodmansee of Sand Springs Community Services and...

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs What’s that old saying - April showers bring May flowers…? While we are ecstatic about flowers flooding...

Letter From the Editor: March Edition

Our newest edition of the We Are Sand Springs Magazine is out! Read the letter from our Editor, Danielle Myers!

A Letter From Jadine Nollan: New District Boundries

I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to serve such a wonderful community throughout the years.

Sand Springs Prom Formal Drive

Sand Springs Prom Drive Every Sandite deserves to have the prom of their dreams this Spring. That’s why We Are Sand Springs, Sand Springs Community...

Sand Springs Construction Update: January 2022

Sand Springs is EXCITING right now! There are so many construction projects that are in progress, both in homes and around the city.

Superbowl Vs. Galentines Day

For the first time in NFL history the renowned Superbowl coincides with one of America’s newest holidays, Galentine’s Day!

Things to do Indoors in Sand Springs, Ok

Check out this list of activities for singles, married couples and families to stay active during the winter months in Sand Springs.

A Letter From the Editor: January 2022

10 years of printing We Are Sand Springs has taught me so much. Many of my favorite memories occurred because of the community that surrounds thispublication.

Where Are They Now? George Paden

We can learn so much from George Paden and his many years of experience and passion for the Sand Springs community. Read all about his life and how he continues to impact the community in the Where Are They Now?

Places

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs What’s that old saying - April showers bring May flowers…? While we are ecstatic about flowers flooding the town of Sand Springs - rain can put a damper on outdoor activities. Now - we’re not here to give rain a bad...

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Sand Springs Animal Welfare Center

Sand Springs Animal Welfare Center

she is one of the longest residents at the shelter. While she is shy when meeting new people, she lets her personality shine through when she goes for playtime outside! She loves to play with toys and run around with her friends. Bonnie, and others like her, are up...

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New To The Scene: Big Dipper Creamery

The highly anticipated Big Dipper Creamery is now open and it’s everything you’ve been waiting for. Don’t miss the 16 rotating flavors!

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs

Adventures on a Rainy Day in Sand Springs What’s that old saying - April showers bring May flowers…? While we are ecstatic about flowers flooding...

Sand Springs Animal Welfare Center

she is one of the longest residents at the shelter. While she is shy when meeting new people, she lets her personality shine through when she goes...

Communicating with Nature: Sand Springs Parks

To get ready for the fresh spring air, trees and flowers blooming, and warmer weather we made a phone call to Jeff Edwards, Parks Director.

Sand Springs Construction Update: January 2022

Sand Springs is EXCITING right now! There are so many construction projects that are in progress, both in homes and around the city.

DiscoveryLand Ranch

Discoveryland, one of Sand Springs, Oklahoma’s staple landmarks is now DiscoveryLand Ranch! Read all about the revamp of Oklahoma’s landmark!

Happy Little Reindeer Games: Myers Marketing Management

In a planning meeting with our parent
company Myers Marketing Management the idea came up to develop a game that Sandites of all ages would enjoy!

A Sandite Christmas Poem

Enjoy the deep dive into the Christmas season with this Sandite Christmas Poem about shopping in downtown Sand Springs!

Downtown Sand Springs Highlight

Explore quaint downtown Sand Springs this Fall by visiting several of our very popular small businesses!

Rediscover Prattville, Oklahoma

With each new business and organization moving in it stacks one more building block underneath the name Prattville bringing excitement and promise.

Let’s Have Some Fun!

 

WeR1 is a group in Sand Springs with opportunities to connect with new people and share your passion. This group exists to encourage connection, growth, and local excitement.

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