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OKG Newsletter

Topic: property

Myriad questions

Foundation officials insist OKC got a good deal on a multimillion-dollar property, but one City Council member is scrutinizing the details.


Clifton Adcock
When the Myriad Botanical Gardens publicly revealed the progress from the adjacent park’s ongoing renovation in April, many in Oklahoma City considered it a success.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Changing hands

A city board accepted ownership of downtown property in exchange for loan forgiveness.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust approved a measure to allow the Myriad Gardens Foundation to sign over the deed for a downtown piece of property in exchange for the trust forgiving a loan taken out by the foundation to purchase the property.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Bright future

Bethany Improvement Foundation members hope a billboard museum would spur tourism.


Dawn Watson
At one time, billboards told stories. Now, a group in Bethany is working to capture those stories, along with the nostalgia of Route 66, and share them through a billboard museum.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Drug deal

Law enforcement accused of ‘policing for profit’ when it comes to war on drugs, especially pot.


Tim Farley
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a three-part series about marijuana and its impact on the state.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Thou shalt not lose to Texas


Robin Meyers
If Oklahoma wants to stop giving latenight comics their best material, then we are going to have to stop acting like children.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Throwing stones at glass houses


Gazette staff
Three years after her hyperbolic statement that called the “agenda” of the gay community worse than that of a terrorist, Rep. Sally Kern still defends her opinion. Janet Parshall, host of radio show In the Market recently interviewed Kern on the subject, News Channel 4 reported.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Beware of resident


Gazette staff
An Oklahoma City man took the words Do Not Disturb to a whole new stratosphere when he opened fire on a door-to-door salesman.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Empty promises

Lobbyists and big money might contribute to the growing number of abandoned properties across the city.


Ben Felder
Banks and realtors successfully convinced the state Legislature this year to halt Oklahoma City’s effort to control the growing number of abandoned properties.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014