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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Oklahoma River

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OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Head to the Oklahoma River for the 2011 OKC Riversport Challenge on Saturday. The multisport race includes kayaking and running for youths and adults, and adds cycling for the kids.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Dragon riders

To the beat of a big drum, rowers are propelling traditional dragon boats down the Oklahoma River.


Sports

Heide Brandes
The legend began in China more than 2,000 years ago.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

River cruisers

See the OKC skyline from a different angle: a boat. Yes, a boat.


Features

Emily Summars

After parading down concrete barriers, driving past downtown’s construction and into Regatta Park, you wonder what the heck you signed up for. How can a river cruise happen here, in Oklahoma?

 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Paddling proponent

Murray Abowitz’s love of rowing helped foster the sport’s tremendous growth in OKC.


Sports

Carmen Forman
Rowing is practically coded into the DNA of attorney Murray Abowitz. So, it is only natural that when Abowitz came to the state he wanted to share this passion with others.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Core issues

Comments in a Core to Shore study rankle some on the MAPS 3 streetcar panel.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s 6-year-old plan to develop land between downtown and the Oklahoma River, the Core to Shore plan, is still relevant — it just needs a little tweaking, according to a recent review of it.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Take me to the river

OKC’s rising tide lifts the future for the Boathouse District.


News

Clifton Adcock

Mike Knopp was sorting through some old photos when he found one of himself standing in a sandy ditch and looking 10 years younger.

 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Redundant or relevant?

Consultants review Core to Shore in the context of MAPS 3, while a city councilman questions the study.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Council last week approved a review of the six-year-old Core to Shore plan to develop the area between downtown and the Oklahoma River.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Scatological divide


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The national collegiate wakeboarding championship kicked off May 31, but rather than the competitors rocking the Oklahoma River, they found themselves paddling up, well, Shit Creek. The contest had to be moved to Guthrie after elevated levels of E. coli bacteria were found in the water.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

High and dry

Tuesday's dam failure on the Oklahoma River is the third in a year.


News

Clifton Adcock
As the sun rose over Oklahoma City on the morning of July 17, a strange sight greeted those walking or commuting near the western basin of the Oklahoma River.
 
Friday, July 20, 2012

Raging river

The SandRidge Sky Trail is among a litany of new attractions transforming the Boathouse District along the Oklahoma River.


News

Clifton Adcock
Eighty feet above ground, as a 30 mph wind whipped around her, Sherry Andrusiak began to walk the plank. With the Oklahoma River before her and Oklahoma City’s downtown skyline to her back, she inched out onto the wooden beam jutting from the metal frame of the SandRidge Sky Trail.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 
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