Tonight (Thursday the 11th) at 7:30pm, in the Williams Theatre of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, American Theatre Company (or ATC) will begin its annual production of "A Christmas Carol." (Several shows are scheduled for this run, which happens through the 23rd; you can see a full schedule of performances here.) It's the 38th consecutive year for ATC to be presenting this locally-created, all-original-music, ever-popular stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic -- and to say that this work of musical theatre has bec
Tulsa Sheriff Stanley Glanz commended dozens of deputies, detention officers and staff today at an annual awards ceremony.
About 50 sheriff's office employees were honored.
"Probably the most mentionable is the life saving awards. I have five employees that are receiving the life saving [awards]," Glanz said. "We have one meritorious service award that we're giving, and then there's a lot of recognition besides that."
It’s unlikely communities on the Arkansas River will tap Keystone Dam to put water in the river.
Fritha Ohlson is with Southwestern Power Administration, the agency that generates power at Keystone. She said water behind the dam is already spoken for.
"If there were a storage reallocation that impacted that hydropower or impacted one of the water supply users, those users that have paid for that storage have to be compensated," Ohlson said. "And we're talking about in the tens of millions of dollars."
St. John Health System has announced plans for a comprehensive outpatient cancer care center to be built on the St. John Broken Arrow campus, 1000 W. Boise Circle. The facility will be designed as a stand-alone, state-of-the-art outpatient facility providing convenient cancer treatment services to patients in eastern Oklahoma.
George Kaiser Family Foundation today announced the establishment of a national artist fellowship program—the Tulsa Artist Fellowship. The TAF will enhance Tulsa’s growing art scene by providing awards and resources to local and non-local artists. Fellows will be awarded an unrestricted stipend ranging from $15,000 to $40,000 and, in most cases, free housing and studio work space.
Tulsa area business leaders hear a fairly rosy economic prediction for the state and nation in 2015. Growth will continue at an even faster pace through the next year is the expectation of Scott Colbert, Chief Economist for Commerce Bank.
He says the big driving factors are increasing employment and low interest rates. And he says even falling energy prices should not keep down consumer growth. Colbert was keynote speaker at the Tulsa Chamber and OSU Spears School of Business Economic Outlook Conference.
An Oklahoma County judge denies a request by an Oklahoma City school to have part or all of a high school football playoff game replayed.
Judge Bernard Jones issued the ruling this morning.
It all started during a state quarterfinal on Nov. 28, when an improperly enforced penalty erased a touchdown that would have put Douglass ahead of Locust Grove with 64 seconds left. Locust Grove held on to win 20-19, and Douglass appealed to the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.
Officials from Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses present a $20,000 check to coordinators for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project. The annual campaign ensures Cherokee children in need receive clothing and other gifts at Christmas.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — Cherokee Nation Businesses has contributed $20,000 to the Cherokee Nation Angel Project to help make Christmas dreams come true for thousands of Cherokee children. Along with the money, employees from the tribe, its business arm and entertainment properties have adopted more than 650 angels. This is the ninth consecutive year that Cherokee Nation Businesses and its employees have participated in adopting angels for the annual program.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two tribal special prosecutors have joined the U.S. Attorney's Office in Tulsa to prosecute crimes in Indian Country.
U.S. Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr. says Jeff Jones, attorney general of the Osage Nation, and Sarah Hill, deputy attorney general of the Cherokee Nation, will work alongside other prosecutors in the office's Indian Country Prosecution Unit to improve public safety in tribal communities.