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Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.

Tiffany Batdorf, Adventure District manager, poses for a photo at Remington Park, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City Adventure District celebrates BID status

The district hopes the business improvement district status attracts adventure seekers and big businesses.


Chicken-Fried News: Economic hate

Members of Oklahoma City and Tulsa chambers of commerce are worried Oklahoma legislators focus too much on social issues.

Lead lab engineer Paulina Mwangi talks
about the GE Global Research Oil and Gas
Technology Center laboratory during a recent tour. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

GE Global Research Oil and Gas Technology Center calls Innovation District

Its $125 million facility opened recently in the district, which includes University Research Park, Automobile Alley and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Oklahoma County ranked No. 1 in oil-producing economies in a recent study. | Photo Gazette / file

Oklahoma County lead the county in job creation in the oil and gas industry

A diversified oil and gas economy greatly contributed to Oklahoma County’s success.

Liz Stevens Neighborhood Leader_5332mh

OKC neighborhoods see revitalization

Many of OKC’s urban neighborhoods are facing a renaissance due to demand and public investment.

Voters need to know

The Citizens United earthquake caused a tsunami which took three months to hit Oklahoma City. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 157 did everything they could legally do to influence the City Council election. Many shocked and angry voters and politicians bemoaned the court’s decision, holding the U.S. Supreme

Time for full disclosure

Utilizing that decision, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Forward IV program and the Oklahoma City firefighters union each created a string of entities to inundate OKC’s spring 2011 council elections with $631,041 to attack or support council candidates. No campaign reports have been filed identifying the source of this campaign funding, only the name of

Flying high

Earlier action is expected for an incentives package involving 550 Boeing jobs already coming to OKC from Long Beach, Calif. In March, the city’s Economic Development Trust will likely receive Boeing’s application for the second part of that incentives package. Boeing announced Jan. 4 that it will close its Wichita facility, which employs about 2,160

Downtown digs

The study, commissioned in January 2011, was to be presented to the Oklahoma City Council at its Sept. 27 meeting, but when the meeting began to run long, the presentation was delayed until the Oct. 11 meeting. “It’s a very profound study and one that merits the full attention of the council,” said Ward 3

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