Clifton Adcock, staff reporter with Oklahoma Watch, and Sean Wallace, executive director of Oklahoma Corrections Professionals, discuss the overcrowding of the state’s prison system and early release programs designed to relieve some of that pressure.
Members of Oklahoma City’s streetcar subcommittee praised city staff on its plans for a new transit hub at the Santa Fe train station but expressed concern that it would not directly link to stops on the future downtown streetcar line.
Many of Oklahoma City’s urban neighborhoods have stepped up their efforts in recent years when it comes to biking and pedestrian infrastructure. However, moving from one community to the next by bike or foot remains challenging, especially when having to cross Classen Boulevard. “How do we start rethinking Classen?” said Jon Dodson, who lives near…
Talk is cheap, and Robert Neu understands that.
Capitol Hill High School is in search of a new mascot. The Oklahoma City School Board voted 8-0 to dismiss the Redskins mascot after hearing from several students and community members who said the name was offensive to Native Americans. Board chair Lynne Hardin said she was among many who grew up in OKC without…
Slater said complaints of judges being impartial toward a contributor are rare or nonexistent in Oklahoma. Slater also said he felt the practice was to be expected.
Larger sidewalks, mediums to slow traffic, bicycle parking and dozens of new trees are coming to the Western Avenue business district following approval from the Oklahoma City council to fund a street scape project.
An oil company that wants to drill for gas on the Lake Hefner Reservation in Oklahoma City will host a public meeting with the city next week to discuss its plans.
James Roller of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and Whitney Pearson of the Oklahoma chapter of the Sierra Club talk about last week’s article in the New York Times about Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s relationship with the energy industry
Citizens, local officials and members of the Urban Land Institute of Oklahoma Institute for Quality Communities recently walked a stretch of Classen Blvd. to discuss ways to make the busy urban cooridor more pedestrian and cycle friendly.