Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Culture

Waiting for our old buddy, Personal Responsibility

Another week, another chapter in the future book that will be written about this time in our state. COVID-19 cases are surging, you may have...
Labor Day

Tribes cancel Labor Day events amid COVID-19 uptick

Tribal citizens who look forward every year to national holidays and other festive gatherings are facing disappointment once again. Leaders across Oklahoma have posted messages...

Finally burger time? In-N-Out should be in OKC

What will it take? If the news of Oklahoma City's larger-than-expected population gain on the latest U.S. census can't bring an In-N-Out Burger franchise...
delta variant

The delta variant is getting a little too trendy

Believe it or not, there was a point earlier this year when I told myself I was done drawing comics related to COVID-19. Now, in...
SEC or bust

Git along little dogies: It’s SEC or bust

Pack up the schooner, we are heading east. What has transpired the past two weeks in college football, and more specifically with the universities of...
hazy

California fires bring the hazy days of summer to OKC

My recollection of driving around Oklahoma City this past week is a bit ... hazy. As an artist, I generally look at landscapes and...
Nelson lynching project

‘Time has come to discuss’ the 1911 Nelson lynching in Okemah

OKEMAH — The tragic story of Laura Nelson and her teenage son, L.D., took center stage last week at Okemah’s Crystal Theatre, a mere...
Woody Guthrie Festival 2021

Woody Guthrie Festival features ‘pent-up’ pandemic emotion

OKEMAH — Woody Guthrie expert and historian Barry Ollman noticed something different about this year's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival as he sat in the...
Robert Everman, Western lows

Western lows: The unclear motivations of Western Heights board members

Another week, another education-related audit in the state of Oklahoma. This past week, it was the Western Heights Public Schools District that found officials...
Indigenous ceremonies

Adapted Indigenous ceremonies offer support, healing during pandemic

PHOENIX — For the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, the Easter holidays normally are filled with traditional ceremonies. When COVID-19 put much of the...

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