Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: Average

Misrepresenting government spending

Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
I see that Brandon Dutcher (Commentary, “Counterpoint: A matter of perspective,” Jan. 5, Gazette) is gloating over the prospects for further cuts in Oklahoma spending, which is already third to last in the nation.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

But that's my stapler

Resolve conflict in the workplace productively


Gazette staff
The average manager spends 42 percent of his or her time dealing with strife between employees, according to Steven Dinkin, co-author of “The Exchange: A Bold and Proven Approach to Resolving Workplace Conflict.”
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Climb it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Not your average 5K, Saturday’s Fight for Air Climb is all vertical, as participants traverse the 34 floors of Cotter Ranch Tower, 100 N. Broadway, to reach the finish line at the top! Scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to noon, the event benefits the American Lung Association. Call 748-4674 ext. 206 or visit


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Race it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
This isn’t your average day at the races. Camels, ostriches and zebras will invade Sunday at Remington Park, 1 Remington Place, for the fourth annual Extreme Racing event, starting at 1:30 p.m. In addition, the day features a 21-inch miniature horse and pig races on the plaza — oh, and normal-size horsies, too, for your betting pleasure. Admission is free. Call 424-1000 or visit


Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Joe Average — The Lullaby Goodbye

Hip Hop/Rap

Joshua Boydston
There’s no telling why Joe Average chose the moniker he did. He’s far from mediocre.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Orchid it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Orchids aren’t your average plants — they’re basically the Fabio of gardening: muscular, luxuriant and a flowing head of hair. (Just kidding about the last one.) See for yourself at the First Annual Orchid Show starting Friday and open through March 29 at the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory inside Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is $4-$7. Call 445-7080 or visit

Friday–Wednesday, ongoing

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Wage hike would benefit everyone


David Slane
The motivation behind a citizen-led drive to raise the minimum wage in Oklahoma City is simple: Neither the federal government nor the Oklahoma Legislature has deemed the issue important enough to help hardworking people make a decent, livable wage.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Women, power

One-third of Oklahoma City's department heads are female.


Ben Felder
Compared to other city halls in the region, Oklahoma City’s has the most cracks in its glass ceiling.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Take a number


Gazette staff
Aaaaand we’ve made another list. Big-league status indeed! In yet another media company’s quest to deliver more bite-sized, easily digestible, scientifically ridiculous and irrelevant information, we have made CNN Money’s list of most stressed cities.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014