Saddle Mountain is on land that was originally part of the Kiowa Comanche Apache reservation.

It was during a period of transition when the Kiowa Comanche Apache Reservation was being turned into family land allotments in the late 1800s that a young woman missionary from Canada moved to Indian Territory.

John William Elmer Thomas

Like many other men lured to Oklahoma’s Twin Territories, seeking adventure and opportunity near the turn of the 20th century, future politician Elmer Thomas, of Lawton, was no different.

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President Joe Biden’s mandate that all healthcare workers take the COVID-19 vaccine should “level the playing field,” a Comanche County Memorial Hospital executive said.

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