Chelsea Stanfield

Engagement Intern

Chelsea Stanfield started at KOSU as an Engagement Intern in January 2020. She currently attends Oklahoma State University, majoring in Agricultural Communications. Chelsea has two associate degrees from Feather River College in Quincy, California in Agricultural Science and Equine Science.

Raised in California, Chelsea grew up riding horses and enjoying her teenage years living in the Sierra Nevada. She moved to Oklahoma to follow a dream and now calls it home with her fiancé, Clint.

Chelsea enjoys donating to her local animal shelter by giving foster dogs a break from kennel life on weekends. She also loves sailing at Oologah Lake and going camping.

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KOSU is covering the coronavirus in Oklahoma and how it's affecting our lives. Bookmark this page for the latest updates.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma is experiencing a very mild flu season.

State epidemiologist, Dr. Jared Taylor, credits Oklahomans for practicing COVID-19 safety precautions, like washing hands, wearing masks and social distancing, for the low flu rates.


Like many annual holidays and celebrations across the world this year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day will look a little different than usual. 

For this year’s celebration, the Oklahoma City Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition has planned for a virtual event to commemorate one of the most influential civil rights leaders in the history of the United States. 

(CVS Health)

Last Updated on April 9th, 2021 4:17 p.m.

The coronavirus vaccine has made it to Oklahoma. Federal regulators signed off on emergency approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on December 11th, the Moderna vaccine on December 18th and Johnson & Johnson vaccine on February 27th. Now, the state will carry out the plan officials have been drafting for months.

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Generators were in high demand when an ice storm wreaked havoc across the state, leaving more than 300,000 Oklahoma homes and businesses without power for days and weeks.

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Updated on December 3 at 11:00 a.m.

The holiday season is right around the corner, and while many families have been looking forward to the opportunity to spend time with one another, many health experts are warning against it.

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Updated 12:37 a.m.

A record number of Oklahomans voted this year. More than 1.5 million Oklahomans cast ballots during the 2020 general election, beating 2016's number of about 1.4 million. Oklahoma also saw about an 175% increase in mail and absentee voting compared to 2016.

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The election must go on.

That’s the tune Wanda Armold, the Canadian County Election Board secretary, is singing after an early winter storm swept through Oklahoma, leaving more than 300,000 Oklahomans without power.

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Tree clean-up is on the minds of many Oklahomans following an early-season ice storm that affected a large portion of the state.

Keith Reed, the horticulture educator for Oklahoma State University Payne County Extension Office, said when this storm was being talked about last week, the first thought was that all the leaves were still on the trees.

“Timing really hurt us one this one,” Reed said. “The trees didn’t have a chance.”

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This election season has already been different than any we've ever seen – especially in terms of the number of Americans who are turning to mailing in their ballots amid the COVID-19 pandemic.