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OKG Newsletter

Topic: parks

Parks and recreation

Get to know Oklahoma, because it’s worth getting to know.


Nathan Gunter
Enjoy this upcoming summer vacation, Oklahoma. It’s the last chance you’ll have to visit seven Oklahoma state parks that are set to close due to budget cuts.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

$30 million question

Will the substation transfer be included in the MAPS 3 convention center budget now that the location is changing?


Clifton Adcock
Preliminary cost estimates are out for all eight of the MAPS 3 projects, and the question of an OGE substation being moved using $30 million from the $280 million for the convention center funds came to a head during recent MAPS 3 oversight meetings.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

A wild ride

The sand dunes at Little Sahara State Park create a mythical playground for off-road enthusiasts.


Heide Brandes
Legends say the towering sand dunes of the Sahara Desert in northern Africa were created by the chaotic consequence of a foolish joyride.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Wildlife strife

Some supporters of Martin Park Nature Center say a proposed development could have a devastating impact on the area.


Tim Farley
Adding new trails and structures at Martin Park Nature Center could have serious consequences for the area’s unique plant life and animals, some park supporters claim.
Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Town That Dreaded Sundown

‘Son, you got a panty on your head.’


Rod Lott
While it's not entirely successful, The Town That Dreaded Sundown represents a big step up for Charles B. Pierce, the Arkansas filmmaker who made a cinematic cryptozoological splash in 1972's unlikely hit The Legend of Boggy Creek
Monday, May 13, 2013

Treat it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you like your “trick or treat” heavy on the “treat,” then treat yo’self at Midwest City Parks and Recreation’s Trick or Treat City. The family-friendly fun takes place 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E. Reno Ave. in Midwest City. Admission is free. Call 739-1293, or visit


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Ripple effect

With a new EP in tow, OKC alternative act Ripple Green has its sights set on the U.K. Cheerio!


Joshua Boydston

Ripple Green with Deerpeople and Bed People

8 p.m. Friday

Womb Gallery

25 NW 9th St.


Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Full story: Expelled for love

UCO accepts gay student who was expelled from SCU for marrying her girlfriend.


Kory B. Oswald
A lot has changed recently for Christian Minard. She married the love of her life in March and, with approximately one semester to go before earning her sports management degree from Southwestern Christian University (SCU), was promptly expelled from the school earlier this month. It has been a media frenzy for her ever since.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014