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OKG Newsletter

Topic: water

Past, present, future

Oklahoma’s Century Chest exhibit bares unique Indian artifacts from a 100-year-old time capsule.


Kevan Goff-Parker
When the Oklahoma Century Chest was opened in April, 100 years after the time capsule was buried, Chad Williams, director of research at the Oklahoma History Center, was surprised.
Monday, December 30, 2013

The Black Water Vampire

Bites down hard.


Rod Lott

Two takeaways from The Black Water Vampire

1. I really like the cover logo. 

2. Holy crap, Blair Witch much?

Monday, January 20, 2014

Myriad Botanical Gardens prankster pays for green water cleanup


Ben Felder
The prankster behind the green waters at Myriad Botanical Gardens is offering to pay for the damages.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Fracking fracas


Kurt Hochenauer
In 1897, an oil gusher called the Nellie Johnstone No. 1 on land near Bartlesville ushered in a commercial age of fossil fuel discovery that still thrives in Oklahoma today.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Oklahoma Colors: Earth, Sky and Water

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

One of the great things about Oklahoma is the variety of colors in our landscape. Our dirt is red, for crying out loud. Artist Joey Frisillo’s new exhibit, Oklahoma Colors: Earth Sky and Water, celebrates the diversity of our environment. The exhibit opens with a reception 6-9 p.m. Friday at Depot Gallery, 200 S. Jones Ave., in Norman and runs through June 28. Admission is free. Call 307-9320 or visit

Friday, ongoing

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Tallows - "Soft Water (PLSTKNOVA Remix)"


Zach Hale
Much of Tallows’ 2013 album, Memory Marrowseems ripe for the remix treatment. “Soft Water,” however, would probably be the most daunting prospect for a producer to tackle, if for no other reason than it’s probably the record’s most organic, guitar-driven song.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Cool water

The city adapts to the new reality of water usage with alternative watering methods and odd-even watering days while considering even more conservation ideas.


Ben Felder
The City of Oklahoma City wants more people like Dustin Akers.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Who’s on our planet’s side?


David Ocamb
This legislative session, more than any other session in Oklahoma’s history, the environment was under constant attack by well-funded and organized corporate lobbyists and radical right special interests.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Water works

OSU students bring clean water to a Honduran village.


Greg Horton
Oklahoma State University professors and students provided a solution for a poverty-stricken Honduran village that supplied clean water to all the residents. The OSU chapter of Engineers Without Borders has been working in the northern Honduran village of Seis de Mayo since 2009 to help the village of 1,200 alleviate the high infant mortality rate and diseases associated with water impurities.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

And not a drop for drinking?


Gazette staff
Voting can be a useful tool, whether it’s deciding the next governor, approving changes to the Constitution or selecting the next American Idol. However, there are some situations in which voting might not be the best solution.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014