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OKG Newsletter

Topic: lake hefner

Stop gap

An obvious hole in the city trail network exists along Nichols Hills boundaries, but officials and donors are seeking to fill it.


Greg Horton
A plan to extend the Oklahoma City multiuse trails through Nichols Hills appears to be moving forward.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Sail away

Break out the Sperry Top-Siders! Local classes teach Oklahomans how to tack and jibe. (Those are sailing terms, landlubbers.)


Jenny Coon Peterson
The wind snapping at the sails, the prow sluicing the waves and Hefner Parkway just over there.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Puzzling lack of sense

Letters to the Editor

Daniel Shywaoub
One more semi-amusing story to go with the other letters about bicyclists:
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Water hogs

Who are the city’s biggest water users?


Clifton Adcock
This year has been a hard one for Oklahoma City’s water supply.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Drought bout

Record low levels at Lake Hefner prompt city officials to look at drawing water from Canton Lake.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are considering their options now that three lakes supplying the city’s drinking water have reached alarmingly low levels.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Water from Canton

Amid drought, controversy surrounds OKC’s decision to take water from a lake in northwest Oklahoma.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s decision to replenish its diminished water supply by taking water from Canton Lake is drawing criticism from state wildlife officials and residents near the lake.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Dry ideas

In the wake of a brutal drought, OKC officials consider water conservation efforts.


Clifton Adcock
Amid a two-year drought with no relief in sight, Oklahoma City is exploring further water conservation, including raising water rates if a customer exceeds normal usage.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Water and wishful thinking

Letters to the Editor

Ron Ferrell
I want to thank Oklahoma Gazette for featuring three important stories, in back-to-back issues, about our looming water crisis. Western Oklahoma hasn’t had measurable rain in about three years. Farm ponds are dry. Foss Lake is in crisis. Clinton is in dire water straits, and the list grows.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

OKC, get serious about water conservation


David Ocamb

It’s often said you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. In terms of resources, nothing could be closer to the truth. Oklahoma is blessed with many resources — resources that have helped us build Oklahoma City from the desolate ghost town I remember as a child, during the oil bust, into one of our country’s best-kept secrets for quality of life.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013