State Lawmakers Visit Tulsa City Council
Tulsa city councilors met with state representatives during a special meeting held on April 13 to discuss upcoming legislation and how it may affect the City of Tulsa.
Impressive Growth Continues in Broken Arrow
Editor’s Note: This is the seventh article in a multi-part series about the past, present and future growth of Greater Tulsa. In this series Newspapers looks back on the history, examines current developments and explores the possible future of various sectors of Tulsa and surrounding communities to give readers a better overall perspective of the many unique and vibrant parts that make up the whole of what we believe to be the greatest place in the world to live–Greater Tulsa.
VisitTulsa Works to Enhance Travel, Tourism
When we think of “big-hitter” industry sectors in our local economy, we don’t often think of travel and tourism. But the reality is this: travel and tourism can and should be one of our biggest industries.
Trash Changes Come to T-Town
Tulsa’s new trash plan is set to start Oct. 1, and implementation is quickly moving forward.
There are big changes with the new contract. This system will imitate some of what city haulers have been doing in north Tulsa for years, a once-per-week pickup with new, -powered trucks containing automated dumping capabilities for safer working conditions.
College Tuition Available at No Cost for Tulsa County’s 2012 High School Graduates
is currently accepting applications from students interested in its Tulsa Achieves scholarship program.
TULSA COLLABORATORIUM TO HOST 2012 ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT; SUPPORTING CITY OF TULSA GOALS
The Tulsa Collaboratorium, an entrepreneurial resource center based in downtown, is hosting an Entrepreneurship Summit on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Center for Creativity. The Summit is a day – long conference designed to support and motivate start-ups and business owners to take their endeavors to the next level. In addition, the Summit’s goal is to continue supporting the City of Tulsa’s economic development initiative.
Tulsa Police Returning To Full Service
has received the following statement from the Tulsa Police Department informing the public of their intent on returning to a “full-service” department starting Apr. 1st
1994 Was a Year of Change in Oklahoma Politics
In a year when the Republicans seem like they may take forever in selecting a presidential nominee and uncertainty rules the political landscape, Jenk Jones Jr. takes the long-range view. As one of the state’s most noted political historians who had at various times in his career with The Tulsa Tribune covered the Capitol buildings in both Oklahoma City and Washington, D.C., Jones has followed a number of quirky elections.
NORDAM Honors Police Officers
TULSA’S FINEST: NORDAM recently sponsored a tree planting at the Tulsa Police Academy officers’ memorial, 6066 E. 66 St, N., beautifying the campus and honoring fallen officers.
Herman Cain visits Tulsa
STRATEGY: Tulsa County Commissioner Fred Perry, left, enjoys his conversation with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain in front of Joe Momma’s Pizza on March 5.
The League of Women Voters of Tulsa hosted a panel discussion of privatization of government services, especially as it relates to water, March 4 at the Hardesty Regional Library.
Mayor’s Commission Honors Pinnacle Award Recipients
The City of Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women has honored six Tulsa-area women who received the prestigious Pinnacle Award. The award, presented annually in March , which is Women’s History Month, recognizes extraordinary commitment by women to enact positive change affecting women and children through their profession, individual leadership or community service. Awards are presented in the areas of health, education, arts/humanities, community service and corporate/business.
Jenks, South Tulsa Combine for Growth, Schools
Editor’s Note: This is the seventh article in a multi-part series about the past, present and future growth of Greater Tulsa. In this series Newspapers looks back on the history, examines current developments and explores the possible future of various sectors of Tulsa and surrounding communities to give readers a better overall perspective of the many unique and vibrant parts that make up the whole of what we believe to be the greatest place in the world to live-–Greater Tulsa.
Oklahoma Center Stage in Pipeline Controversy
The construction of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada through the United States has fueled much controversy, especially during this time of rising gasoline prices. In general, proponents of the extended pipeline contend that more oil supplied to the U.S. and world markets will lower gasoline prices and would add much needed jobs, while opponents of the pipeline are concerned about environmental issues and that the oil would not be used for gasoline production in the United States.
Ten to Watch in 2012
Newspapers annually offers a series to highlight individuals who are predicted to be newsmakers in the coming year. In December we will look back at this year’s “Ten People to Watch in 2012,” and in early 2013 we will look at ten more interesting people. Newspapers began this series in 2010.
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