Norman sales tax takes a hit
Norman sales tax dropped 3 percent from sales tax collections during the same time period last year, according to the city’s finance department....
Work on density zoning continues
High-density discussions calmed from earlier disputes as members of the Norman City Council reviewed, line-by-line, the ordinance draft to create a high-density residential zoning district....
County battle continues over youth shelter funding
Supporters of Crossroads Youth and Family Services and supporters of a tighter county budget battled Monday in a public hearing before the Cleveland County Budget Board....
Oklahoma can be a leader in fighting prescription drug abuse
Sen. Rob Standridge this week said Oklahoma has an opportunity to establish itself as a leader in addressing the growing problem of prescription drug abuse....
Polls to open for special election
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for the City of Moore Special Election. Eligible voters who want to vote early are encouraged to utilize early or in-person absentee voting at the County Election Board office, 641 E. ...
Bike to Work Day encourages commuting without polluting
Most days University of Oklahoma professor Scott Williams rides his bike to work from his home on Lahoma Avenue to Gould Hall where he teaches classes in architecture. It’s a short commute of less than a mile and riding a bicycle is faster ...
Senate honors cancer survivor on her 14th birthday
The Oklahoma State Senate honored the 2013-2014 National Youth Ambassador for the American Indian Health Research and Education Alliance this week. Cierra Fields, a Cherokee native and eighth-grader from Fort Gibson, was diagnosed with ...
May 12-18 · Cleveland County Commissioners 1 p.m. Monday Room 200, County Office Building 201 S. Jones Ave., Norman · Norman Public Arts Board 4 p.m. Monday Norman Public Library 225 N. Webster · ...
FAA keeps air traffic towers open
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, praised the announcement on Friday from Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood that the Federal Aviation Administration will transfer funds to keep 149 contract air traffic control towers open. The decision ...
Holiday Inn Express in University North Park creates tourism opportunities
Business and city leaders gathered Wednesday at the University North Park, the site of the future home of a Holiday Inn Express. “I’m excited,” Ward 8 City Council member Chad Williams said. “This may be the center of Ward 8. It’s ...
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