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All Calm in Kenton

With a population too small to be listed on the official state map, and at least 40 miles from the next-largest town, Kenton – tucked away in the northwest corner of the panhandle – might seem to be a remote spot on Oklahoma’s high desert plain. Nevertheless, the area beckons visitors for a variety of reasons. And for its handful...

No Man’s Land

The Oklahoma Panhandle may very well have been one of the last vestiges of the Wild West. The area, a strip of land bordering Texas, Kansas, New Mexico and Colorado, remained unclaimed, officially at least, until 1890. This meant that the rules were made, broken and enforced by the residents living there at the time. And, due to popular...

Back to (New) Normal

Getting Back intothe Swing of Things For many institutions, like the University of Tulsa and the University of Oklahoma, this fall marks a full return to in-person learning and campus activities.   “In May 2020, after two months of online instruction and remote work, the university began its phased return to normal operations,” says David A. Surratt, Ed.D., OU’s vice president of...