Sunday, January 23, 2022

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omicron

However you say it, omicron variant tests our resolve

I think it might be pronounced "contagious," actually. No matter how you say it, the omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is here, and it's...
Whizbang

Long gone, Whizbang prospered in the wild days of Oklahoma boomtowns

OSAGE COUNTY — In 1920, oil was discovered near Burbank, Oklahoma, east of Ponca City. Almost overnight, hundreds of boomtowns sprang up in the...
perfect

In 2022, don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good

"A little messy, but we're cleaning up" is about the best way I can describe the end of 2021. There are certainly many things...
make room for others

Make room for others this holiday season

Many folks know the Christmas story: The miraculous birth of a child by a Jewish virgin, who was told that her baby was the...
2021

Podcast: Putting a bow on 2021

Well, it's that time of year. Time to take stock of the past 12 months, to recount the good times and the bad, to...
warm Christmas

Tune up the air conditioning on Santa’s sleigh

We've all heard about dreaming of a white Christmas, but let's talk about the alternative that is all the rage this year: a warm...
lesbian bars

‘A place for us’: Oklahoma home to 3 of 21 lesbian bars in U.S.

TULSA — In many ways, the Yellow Brick Road Pub on 15th Street feels like any other dive bar. Lit with neon lights, the...
David Kelso

‘Next-corner-itis’ sparked an adventurous life for David Kelso Spradling III

David Kelso Spradling III had an endless desire to explore whatever stood beyond the next door, down the next street or in the next...
esports bonds

Atoka Public Schools: ‘The leaders in southeast Oklahoma on esports’

In news that made me do a double take this past week, I was heartened to learn that Atoka Public Schools was looking to...
OU will have a new football coach soon

Our precious: OU will have a new football coach soon

You may have heard: The University of Oklahoma football team needs a new head coach. Breaking news, I know, but it's been a big...

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