How many? After the December 14, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, tragedy in which 20 precious children and six brave teachers were murdered by a 20-year-old carrying a high-powered rifle and two handguns, I wrote a letter to the editor of our local newspaper. I wrote that the time was right for common-sense measures such as reinstating…
The new federal budget plan puts those funds — and the revitalization they bring to the metro — in jeopardy.
Homes built to Fortified Home High Wind and Hail standards can withstand wind speeds up to 135 mph.
Unemployment in Oklahoma is on the rise, but things are looking up for workers in education, health services and construction industries.
OKC is awash in high-end apartments, but that might not be the best news for middle-income renters.
A local builder suspects his peers have something to do with a recent burglary and theft at one of his construction sites.
Accountability. More than anything else, this dominates Oklahoma County’s elected leaders’ thoughts as they and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce ponder the possibility of calling an election asking voters to consider two jail-related proposed sales taxes.
We’ve talked about the need to replace Oklahoma County’s jail before.
“Along with the trail system, [sidewalks] probably touch more neighborhoods and more parts of the city than any other MAPS 3 project,” Cornett said at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to mark the completion of phase 1 of the sidewalk project. “If you look at these sidewalks, I think they exceed expectations, which is continuing the…
Those creatures and some of their brethren are on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s list of endangered species in Oklahoma, but the Capitol building made the 2014 list for Most Endangered Historic Places compiled each year by Preservation Oklahoma Inc. The group can’t do much for the bat or the beetle, but it does…