Save the Illinois River, Inc.
24369 E 757 Rd.
Tahlequah, OK 74464-1949
(918) 284-9440

How to Get Involved

STIR's Mission: To protect and preserve the Illinois River, its tributaries, and Tenkiller Lake.

Are you ready to take action and STIR up your passion for the Illinois River?

Here are three ways you can take action:

1. Know the members of the Oklahoma State Senate and House of Representatives and follow current legislation. 

The public can read and download current legislation by going to the official State Senate Website at and following the link for legislation at the top of that web page.

2. Contact newspapers and offer letters to the editor. 

The Muskogee Phoenix
P.O. Box 1968; Muskogee, OK 74402
Phone: (918) 684-2900 Fax:(918) 684-2865
Click here to send a Letter to the Editor of the Muskogee Phoenix

Tulsa World

315 S. Boulder Ave.; Tulsa, OK 74103
Phone: (918) 581-8333

Tahlequah Daily Press
106 W. Second Street; Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: (918) 456-8833

The Oklahoman
Your Views
P.O. Box 25125; Oklahoma City, OK 73125
Send to:
Click here for Your Views Guidelines

The Muskogee Phoenix invites you to send a letter to the editor on any topic of community interest.

  • Letters should be limited to 350 words, and they must include the address and telephone number of the writer.

  • Anonymous letters will not be published.

  • Letters addressing public issues take priority. They will be edited, if necessary, for style, accuracy and space limitations, and contributors may appear only once every 30 days.

  • Thank you letters appear each Saturday, and they must be received at the Phoenix by noon WEDNESDAY to appear the following Saturday.

  • Send your letters by mail to Letter to the Editor, P.O. Box 1968, Muskogee, 74402-1968, or fax it to 684-2865.

3. JOIN STIR and give scenic rivers a powerful voice!

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