Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Culture

COVID-19 in deer

Gaining function: Hunters hear of COVID-19 in deer

Sorry, Bambi, but you can't see Thumper for a while. That's right, COVID-19 has been found in white-tailed deer, which could mean even more trouble...

Infrastructure bill will fuel perpetual construction

Progress is progress, so they say. But it doesn't always feel that way when you're stuck in construction traffic for half an hour. Such is...
CommonWealth Urban Farms

Knowing and growing the food web in your yard

I greatly enjoy many wonderful features of Central Park and other near-midtown Oklahoma City neighborhoods, and CommonWealth Urban Farms in my local community is...
News of The World

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of The World’ movie set

“I can look you in the eye and just about tell sincerity in somebody,” said Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune, who built an enduring friendship with...
Hochatown

Hochatown: Southeast Oklahoma’s unlikely tourism hub

HOCHATOWN — Tommy McDaniel smiles slyly as he stands next to a plain brown bookcase at the back of the Hochatown Distilling Co. gift...
video

The story of Joe Exotic: Trauma and tragedy in Tiger King

Within the first 30 seconds of Tiger King, the word "crazy" is used three times. And that's perhaps the most obvious thing to say...
racism

Sometimes what we think does not match reality

(Editor's note: The following piece discusses racism and includes language that may make some readers uncomfortable.) When I was 10 years old, my family moved...
Native American voting rights

Timeline: Native American voting rights

By Courtney Columbus and Erin Vogel-Fox During the past 180 years-plus, Native Americans have gone from being forced out of their homes to becoming accepted as...
Columbus Park

Photos: Take a tour of Kansas City’s ‘Little Italy’

Columbus Park has been known as Kansas City, Missouri's Little Italy since the late 19th century. It still is, along with a considerable population...
same-sex marriage in Oklahoma

‘We will be recognized’: Couple recalls fight for same-sex marriage in Oklahoma

TULSA — Nearly 30 years before the U.S. Supreme Court legally recognized same-sex marriage, Sue Barton and Gay Phillips were joined in a “holy...

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