Friday, December 9, 2022
school board elections

School board elections in OKC, Norman and Western Heights take shape

With the filing period for 2023 school board elections concluding Wednesday evening, a number of candidates have filed to run for seats in Oklahoma...
Edmond mayor

Three challenge Edmond Mayor Darrell Davis, two Edmond council races on April ballot

With the candidate filing period concluding this evening, Edmond's 2023 election landscape is set. Incumbent Edmond Mayor Darrell Davis will face three challengers in...


Civilian oversight

Civilian oversight of police is popular, but does it work?

(Editor’s note: This article is part of “In Pursuit,” an investigation into police reform and accountability in America, produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. For...
Fusion Center

Fusion Center: Gov. Kevin Stitt moves intelligence entity from OSBI to DPS

In an executive order signed this week, Gov. Kevin Stitt is moving oversight of a state intelligence task force from the Oklahoma State Bureau...
attorney general opinion

AG opinion: Statute barring charter school operators from religious affiliation unconstitutional

In a 15-page opinion released today, outgoing Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor advised charter school authorizers that the aspects of the Oklahoma Charter Schools...
Greg Williams

Oklahoma County Jail: Inspection highlights more problems, Williams may resign

With Oklahoma County Jail administrator Greg Williams expected to resign at Monday's meeting of the Criminal Justice Authority, a new report from the State...
clinton public schools

Allegedly fake message from Clinton Public Schools teacher draws protective order, HB 1775 complaint

(Update: This article was updated at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, to include and reference a statement from Ashley Kelley that was provided by...
voter fatigue

With more elections around the corner, voter fatigue complicates 2023

On Nov. 15, exactly one week after the 2022 midterm elections, Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman James Cooper kicked off his 2023 reelection bid...


World Cup cultural differences

2022 World Cup draws cause cultural comparisons

If you didn't know — and perhaps you genuinely did not — the World Cup is happening, and the United States team is doing......
straight party voting

Straight party voting throws quite a rager in Oklahoma

Straight party voting is a feature of Oklahoma's electoral process that many people would like to see eliminated — many people who are not...
I voted stickers

An ‘I voted’ sticker is the prize for enduring all these ads

So the big day — Election Day — is almost here. The suffering caused by the slog of constant political attack ads while trying to...


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