The City Sentinel
Archive for: January, 2011

City offices closed today & Will Rogers flights cancelled through this afternoon

winter weather advisory

Most City offices are closed today.    Public meetings, including the City Council meeting, have been canceled.   The closing also affects Recreation Centers, Municipal Court and Utilities.  Citizens whose normal trash collection day is today should set their Big Blue carts and recycling bins on the curb by 6 a.m. Saturday, February 5. Officials […]

City crews ready for snow and ice

City street crews expect to work long hours this week as snow and ice rolls into Oklahoma City late tonight. Crews driving 24 trucks will begin salting and plowing the City’s snow routes when weather conditions begin to deteriorate.  Crews will work 12-hour shifts, 24-hours per day until City streets are clear.  They spent the […]

Governor Mary Fallin declares state emergency as storm approaches


Governor Mary Fallin today (Monday, January 31) declared a State of Emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties as state officials continued their emergency response preparations for a dangerous winter storm heading toward the state. Because the latest weather event could include blizzard conditions and possible power outages, emergency management authorities recommended issuing this declaration before […]

OCU, Kamp’s to Kick Off 2011 Cabaret Series Jan. 27


Staff Report Music theater students from Oklahoma City University will take the spotlight for four Thursday evening cabaret concerts at Kamp’s Deli. The 2011 Kamp’s Kabaret series continues the community partnership between OCU’s Bass School of Music and its historic neighbor, located three blocks east of campus. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., with performances from […]

A winter storm watch has been issued for Oklahoma County through February 1, 2011:

winter weather advisory

Advisory Message has been issued by the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office. Winter Storm Watch issued.  Are you prepared? (Oklahoma City)  A winter storm watch has been issued for Oklahoma County through February 1, 2011: ARE YOU PREPARED? Before Winter Storms and Extreme Cold Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies kit: •Rock salt […]

FD Moon Academy Teachers Raise Money to Paint School Lockers

Edwards, FDMoon Lockers, CHHS Auditorium 003

Campus Upgrade is Beginning of School Pride Project: (Oklahoma City, OK) Students at F. D. Moon Academy returned from winter break to a colorful surprise. A small group of teachers from the elementary school spent part of their winter break painting all the student’s lockers. “This was really a lot of fun, now the hallways […]

Filing for Oklahoma City Council begins Jan. 27

ward map

There will be city council elections for wards 2, 5, 6 and 8, said Oklahoma City spokeswoman Kristy Yager. Those who are interested in running for a seat on the Oklahoma City Council can file from January 27-31. At press time, Sam Bowman was the only sitting councilman who said he will not run for […]

Outgoing City Councilman Sam Bowman bids farewell

Sam Bowman

“I will resign from the City Council in April 2011. I began my career in 1965 with the Salvation Army.  My life’s work has been devoted to community and public service.  These last 8 years serving on the City Council, have arguably, been the best of times in the history of Oklahoma City. The level […]

Gold dome announces new monthly networking social Event to Provide Business Connections and Rollout of “Bistro Under the Dome”

Inside the Gold Dome shows some of the 625 gold-hued tiles made it an architectural feat in when it was built at Classen Bank in 1958.

Staff Report The Gold Dome announced today the hosting of “Business Social Under the Dome” once monthly on a Thursday, at 1112 N.W. 23rd in Oklahoma City. The monthly business socials are geared to: Offer local business professionals opportunities for more face to face networking, provide potential tenants and event planners a chance to tour […]

Governor Fallin may have a legislative honeymoon, OCU analyst believes

Prof. Richard Johnson

Governor Mary Fallin will likely enjoy a ‘honeymoon’ period as she tries to bring a “right-sizing” philosophy to Oklahoma government and presses the Legislature for a growth-friendly environment, according to an Oklahoma City University political science professor. Meanwhile, the state Democratic Party chairman is encouraging Fallin to follow the model of the late Henry Bellmon […]

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