State articles

No Plains Pipeline founder Ashley McCray speaks during a press conference announcing the campaign to stop Plains All American’s
Diamond Pipeline, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

Former U.S. Rep. Dan Boren and John D. Harper listen as Julie Knutson speaks as The Oklahoma Academy released its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020 Jan. 23 at the state Capitol. | Photo Laura Eastes

The Oklahoma Academy releases its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020

The organization’s goals focus on fixing the state’s budget issues and building a stronger Oklahoma.

(Cover: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: What can OKC do to prevent temblors from hitting within city limits

“The only people in the whole mix that say these earthquakes aren’t man-made and not caused by wastewater disposal wells are those directly in the business,” Reid said.

Cover Teaser: What can Oklahoma City do to prevent earthquakes from hitting within city limits?

P.4 Recently, Oklahoma Corporation Commission dubbed our state the “earthquake capital of the world.” The Sooner State experienced 850 earthquakes in 2015 and 623 quakes last year. Scientific evidence proves wastewater injection wells, tied to oil and gas hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is causing them. “I tell people you are lubricating the fault zone,” said

(Cover design Erin DeMoss / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: The state of women — yes, it’s really as bad as experts claim

“We, as women, are told repeatedly that our experiences aren’t valid, our votes don’t count and we can’t make a difference,” Horn said.

lions-club-mural-bricks_2

Oklahoma earthquakes prompt legal action

Individuals, environmental protection groups and tribes have filed suit with various energy companies in Oklahoma due to damage caused by recent earthquakes.

web-1

Recent law changes target repeat DUI offenders

DUI cases are now required to be heard in courts of record.

Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor Melissa McLawhorn Houston poses for a photo in her office, Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  (Garett FIsbeck)

UPDATE New overtime law affects Oklahoma workers and businesses

The Fair Labor Standards Act raises the minimum salary under exemption and is expected to cause major workplace changes.

Photos from Standing Rock tribal protests at Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Taken week of Nov. 1 2016. MANDATORY CREDIT Wade Dunstan / for Oklahoma Gazette — NO ARCHIVE, ONE-TIME USE ONLY FOR 11.16 OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

Dakota pipeline protests swell local and national sovereignty and human rights struggles

Seven months after they began, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests at North Dakota’s Standing Rock Indian Reservation have converged with Native American Heritage Month, bringing even greater focus on the thousands of people from various indigenous tribes and nations working to halt pipeline development on Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lands. The tribe’s goals are,

(Cover design: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.

Top
WordPress Lightbox