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Grand 'ol "Opry"

Stockyards City’s “Rodeo Opry” airs local country talent on TV


Music

Gazette staff
Stockyards City’s “Rodeo Opry” has ventured from the stage to your living room. KSBI-TV Channel 52 airs the country-music showcase in high-definition from 8 to 9 p.m. each Friday and Sunday, featuring both big-name talents and local up-and-comers.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Sweeping down the plains

Oklahoma stands on the frontier of alternative energy as more global companies locate wind farms in the Sooner State.


News

Brendan Hoover
Late last year, Acciona Energy began construction on the Dempsey Ridge Wind Farm located in Roger Mills County, a 132 MW facility consisting of 66 2.0 MW wind turbines located over 10,888 rural acres.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Pet the trumpet

After hearing a concert by the Oklahoma City University Wind Philharmonic, kids can try out the instruments.


Kids

Courtney Silva
“We want to get kids interested in picking up and playing musical instruments,” said Matt Mailman, director of bands and professor of conducting at OCU. “It’s one thing to play a concert for the kids, but then to let them get hands-on experience with the instruments really seems to be what makes them excited about playing in the future.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A toot point

Methane contributes to climate change.


Features

Rod Lott
So how much is farm animals’ flatulence to blame?
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Point: Oklahoma resources first

The financial, environmental and health costs associated with nuclear energy development are too high.


Commentary

Robert 'Bud' Scott
Who would have thought “Fukishima reactor” would become part of the national vocabulary?
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

OKC taxpayers handing out corporate welfare


Letters to the Editor

Richard Hicks
To paraphrase Ross Perot, “That great sipping sound you hear is coming from the Oklahoma City Hall.”
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

‘Glory’ story


Letters to the Editor

Bruce Fisher
Regarding the cover story “‘Glory’ in Indian Territory” (Rob Collins, April 13, Gazette): This was a great piece.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Irish eyes are frowning


Letters to the Editor

Jay Hubbard
I must admit I’m a trifle disgusted (I don’t even think that’s the word for it) at some of the glasses in the March 9 “By the glass” article (Jenny Coon Peterson, March 9, Gazette). As a man who’s a trifle Irish, it makes my blood (or the liquor in my blood) boil to see an improper pint — one without a handle.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Take this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Learn about the history of the medical, pharmaceutical and retail drugstore industries in Oklahoma and the United States when you ingest “Territorial Medicine,” the newest outdoor exhibit now on display at the Oklahoma Territorial Museum, 406 E. Oklahoma in Guthrie.
 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Run this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
On Sunday, support the thousands of people running and walking in the 11th annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon to honor those who lost their lives in the Oklahoma City bombing, as well as to raise money for the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.
 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
 
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