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The southwest Oklahoma City farm, which for the past decade has been a place of memory making for families, was in the direct path of Monday's monster tornado. Read More
A farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: *Charles Inglish was a World War II veteran who piloted glider aircraft in the European theater. Years before flying the 12th glider into Normandy on D-Day in June 1944, Inglish starred in golf and basketball. The Sapulpa High School... Read More
Outdoors Notebook: Fishing classes for families at Arcadia Lake; Chickasha archer wins national crown; Military Appreciation Shoot on Saturday; Landowners can receive help with deer management; Noodling tournament June 1 in Durant Read More
State could start seeing some of the problems Texas is having with the animals Read More
Bikers celebrated national Bike to Work Day with group rides in Norman and other Oklahoma City-area cities as part of a campaign to promote bicycling as a healthy and efficient means of transportation. Read More
Bicycle riders will gather this week in central Oklahoma communities to celebrate National Bike Month and Bike to Work Day. Read More
OKC Pride Week will include a commitment ceremony for couples. Read More
Delaware County sheriff says two people have died after a boat collision Tuesday evening on the Duck Creek arm of Grand Lake. Read More
Sen. Tom Coburn argued last week that crime dropped sharply in national parks after his legislation passed to allow loaded firearms, but statistics show increases in murders, rapes and assaults. Read More
The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum awarded its annual International Reflections of Hope to a father and daughter who have worked to promote education for girls in Pakistan. Activist Ziauddin Yousafzai was in Oklahoma City on Monday to accept the award for himself and his daughter, Malala Yousafzai. Read More
Edwin Evers of Talala captured the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the Alabama River on Sunday with a four day total of 75 pounds, 13 ounces. Read More
Families can take in nature preserves, horseback riding and even Duck rides on the lake. Read More
Thirty for Thirty for Thirty: Striper fishing trip on the Red River nets three 30-plus pound fish Read More
Looking for a good Mother's Day present? Why not take mom fishing? Randy Henderson of Oklahoma City did on Monday, going crappie fishing with his mother, Etta Henderson, who turns 90 next month. It had been 15 years since Etta had fished, and she was excited as a kid at Christmas when her son and I accompanied... Read More
The Red River Noodling Shootout is scheduled June 1 at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant. Part of the Magnolia Festival, entries for the two-person team noodling tournament must be received by May 25. Noodlers have 24 hours to catch flatheads by hand. The weigh-in will be at 6 p.m. at the Choctaw Event Center.... Read More
Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn tries to amend water projects bill with proposal to let people carry guns on land controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read More
The annual ladybug release at Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City is popular with children, who get to help release the beetles and participate in games, crafts and other activities. Ladybird beetles, as they are also known, eat many garden pests. Read More
An Oklahoma park ranger was investigating a disturbance a McGee Creek State Park in Atoka County when a man got in his vehicle and drove toward the ranger, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. The ranger shot at the man, hitting him at least once. Read More
Outdoors Notebook: Grand, Arbuckle and Konawa the state's best bass lakes?; Oklahoma pro making history; New Mexico fly fisherman to appear in OKC; Bass tournament for fly anglers; Sporting Clays event to benefit Children's Miracle Network; Wildflower walk in the Chickasaw National Recration Area Read More
Tulsa man reels in a 2½-pound lunker Read More
There are plenty of opportunities in Oklahoma, from river kayaking, kayak fishing, competitive kayaking and more Read More
Authorities searching the Oregon wilderness for Dustin Self, 19, of Piedmont, who left Oklahoma for a long camping trip after seeing the movie “Into the Wild,” will attempt one more sweep this weekend of the mountainside where he was last seen in April. Read More
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