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An Important Election

Tuesday, Nov. 8 ushers in Oklahoma’s general election for a variety of government leadership roles. Oklahomans will either elect the state’s 29th governor or re-elect...

Sighting Birds of Prey

The bald eagle has an important and honored place in both Native American and Oklahoma history. Long before the bald eagle became the national symbol...

Main Street, America

Oklahoma’s favorite son Will Rogers once said: “We do more talking about progress that we do progressing.” And in some Oklahoma cities, progress often looks...

Okie Summer Hotspots

In addition to heat and humidity, Oklahoma summers also offer a tremendous variety of natural destinations which highlight the diverse and beautiful terrain of the...

Exceeding Perceived Limitations

The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University have arguably two of the finest Big 12 College wrestling programs of all time. Coach John Smith...

Eyes to the Skies

Over the next 20 years, according to a recent study by Boeing, there will be a worldwide demand for 763,000 commercial pilots. In North America,...

Right on Target

Of the 32 state parks in Oklahoma, one of the most popular is Beavers Bend. Whether it’s hiking, camping, swimming, fishing, biking, boating, river rafting...

Exploring the Depths

Despite being a landlocked state, Oklahoma offers plenty of recreation options on its numerous lakes. Along with fishing and boating, scuba diving is a well-liked...

Getting Involved

Thomas Jefferson once said: “We do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.” Oklahoma’s participation rate in recent...