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OKG Newsletter


Topic: water

Cold-hearted

Brave souls hit the water to raise money for Special Olympics Oklahoma’s statewide fundraiser, the Polar Plunge.


Features

Charles Martin
Polar Plunge
11 a.m. Saturday
White Water Bay
3908 W. Reno
specialolympicsoklahoma.org
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Under the sea

Everything’s better down where it’s wetter. Take it from these scuba diving experts.


Features

Jenny Coon Peterson
So you don’t have gills or fins? No problem. Scuba diving businesses around the metro offer classes, equipment and trips for beginners on up.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Make it rain

Rain gardens filter water before it enters the storm drains.


Features

Heide Brandes
Visit the Ideal Homes neighborhood of Trail Woods in Norman, and half of the homes have flowers and plants blooming at the curb.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Unions are the last chance


Letters to the Editor

Jim Ammerman
Like all good water muddiers, there is a grain of truth in their arguments. Tom Furlong (Letters, “No sympathy for professor,” April 13, Gazette) credits Jimmy Carter with the beginning of the end of unions.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Golden Graham

Metro-based Graham Industries covers everything from water filtration, antimicrobial research to — yes — customized concealed weapons.


News

Luke Atkinson
What do crime scene clean-up, water filtration, antimicrobial research and customized concealed weapon development have in common? Not much, until businessman Nathan Graham put them all under one roof.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Hard-core hydration

We’ve got the skinny on what to drink and when to drink it when working out this summer.


Features

Heide Brandes

Summertime is the perfect season for exercising outdoors, but it also means paying particular attention to hydration and choosing the right drinks for the job.

 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Destinations on a tank

Ready for a day at the beach, but the kids hate car rides and the grown-ups hate the gas prices? It will take longer to pack the car than the trip itself if your is Arcadia Lake in east Edmond.


Features

Malena Lott, Jenny Coon Peterson, Nathan Gunter
With my three kids in tow, we visited not one, not two, but three beaches at Arcadia Lake. The lake is comprised of three separate parks — Spring Creek, Edmond and Central State — each with its own recreation wonderland of docks, playgrounds and, yes, swimming holes.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Oklahoma City implements mandatory watering program

Thirteen additional communities affected, effective immediately


News

Gazette staff
Due to poor water pressure, the City of Oklahoma City has declared a mandatory odd/even water rotation program, effective immediately.
 
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Earth power

Thanks to incentive programs, residential geothermal heat pumps are now viable options for metro homeowners.


Features

Brendan Hoover
When Victoria Caldwell’s home was struck by lightning on Memorial Day weekend 2010, she faced the challenge of replacing her entire HVAC system.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
 
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