Thursday, December 12, 2019

Commentary

Commentary
historic preservation

Historic preservation deserves deeper consideration from OKC council

The OKC City Council’s push to weaken Oklahoma City’s historic preservation system is deeply rooted in the notion that property owners should be able...
topless ruling

Topless ruling has some blowing their tops in Oklahoma

The above situation is what the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals addressed with its recent topless ruling, right? OK, it wasn't, but the...
charter schools

More accountability needed before capital funding for charter schools

The executive director of the Oklahoma State School Board Association, Shawn Himes, opened the first of the Sept. 11 House Common Education Committee’s interim...
OKCPS board seat

Editorial: OKCPS board seat needs quality applicants

The children of Oklahoma's largest school district need you — or, more specifically, intelligent and reasonable adults who live in south OKC — to...
OKC food halls

New OKC food halls make for tough choices

Have you been to one of the new OKC food halls yet? Judging from the crowds, I'm guessing the answer is "yes." I've only...
OKC concert scene

A decade’s difference in the OKC concert scene

You may have noticed that the OKC concert scene has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. From the amount of venues to the...
Thelma Parks

A final #oklaed interview with Thelma Parks

When Oklahoma City civil rights and education icon Thelma Parks died at age 96 last week, I was under the weather and did not...
scissortails

Park opening could get extreme with release of scissortails

The schedule for the grand opening of Scissortail Park was released this past week, and I think it's safe to say we won't be...
privatization of the military

Seven concerning facts about privatization of the military

Do you really know what goes on in our country? Behind the scenes or at the boardroom table, there are active systems and negotiations...
Chicken War

Daddy, which side were you on in the Chicken War?

Ah yes, the great Chicken War of 2019. I remember it well...because it's still happening. Full disclosure: I have tried exactly zero of the...

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