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In House District 85, for Matt Jackson

Matt Jackson is running for House District 85 on the Nov. 6 ballot.   Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Endorsement This year, The City Sentinel has endorsed men and women from both major parties, a statewide hopeful from the only ballot-qualified third-party, and Independent aspirants. In state House District 85, The City Sentinel supports Matt Jackson, the Republican nominee. The district includes Nichols Hills and parts of north Oklahoma City. The […]

Detailing another reason I do not support Mike Hunter and do support Mark Myles for Attorney General of Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Capitol.  File Photo

  by Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher In early August, CapitolBeatOK in cooperation wtih The City Sentinel newspaper exchanged several emails with the office of Attorney General Mike Hunter concerning the state’s litigation touching Opioid manufacturers, legal counsel, potential conflicts for attorneys and consultants, and other issues. While some timely information was provided, several matters remained […]

Oklahoma’s gross tax receipts continue to climb, state Treasurer Ken Miller reports

Oklahoma State Treasurer Ken Miller.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gross Receipts to the Treasury indicate the state economy continues to expand as the monthly report shows growth of more than 16 percent in October, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced Friday (November 2). Monthly gross receipts, at $1.1 billion, and total 12-month gross receipts, at $12.7 billion, are the […]

The City Sentinel Endorsements, November 6, 2018

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Statewide Elected Offices Governor – Chris Powell, Libertarian Lt. Governor – Matt Pinnell, Republican Auditor & Inspector – Cindy Byrd, Republican Attorney General – Mark Myles, Democrat State Superintendent – John Cox, Democrat State Treasurer – Randy McDaniel, Republican Labor Commissioner – Leslie Osborn, Republican Insurance Commissioner – Glen Mulready, Republican Corporation Commissioner – Jackie […]

#WontBeErasedOKC rally set for Nov. 3 at State Capitol


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City students, individuals, and organizations have joined together to host the #WontBeErasedOKC rally on Saturday, November 3, from 1 – 3 p.m., on the South Plaza at the Oklahoma State Capitol. The rally is in response to the Trump Administration’s proposed federal guidelines on […]

For this we are truly Thankful: First Friday Gallery Walk set for November 2

In November, Paseo Art Space presents The Dorothy Woolbright Painters, a small but powerful group of sixteen accomplished oil painters who are continuing their studies in alla prima works and studio production of artworks. Photo provided.

Staff Report   The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for November will take place on Friday, November 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have over 20 galleries featuring more than 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. The City Sentinel will be thankful for […]

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter assumes ‘responsibility’ for evidence task force, November opponent Mark Myles wonders ‘what took so long, and why now?’

Mark Myles, candidate for Oklahoma Attorney General.  Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced this week, in a press release from his state government office, he will “assume authority over and responsibility for the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force going forward.” Law enforcement agencies, Hunter and other state officials have been criticized for slow movement in […]

Thinking about ‘Comanche Nation v. Zinke’ – Just another appeals court hearing, or the start of something big?


Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – In the Rocky Mountain state over coming days, an incremental battle over public policy in and adjacent to Indian lands will unfold before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The joust could become monumental to interested parties: the U.S. Department of the Interior, the […]

US Supreme Court could consider Julius Jones petition, while local judge splits the difference on DNA review

From left: Pro bono attorney Michael Robles of Crowell Moring and Dale Baich discuss details of the case with Julius Jones' family members Madeline, Antionette and Anthony Jones.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter HEADLINE & STORY UPDATE: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018:  The U.S. Supreme Court has rescheduled the Julius Jones case again – for the 17th time – the next possible conference date would be Nov. 12, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (Sept. 28, 2018) – On Friday morning (Sept 7) Oklahoma County District […]

Women’s lives transformed by ReMerge diversion program

From left: Tricia Everest, Inasmuch Foundation advisory board chair; Terri Woodson, ReMerge executive director; and Heather Coyle, Oklahoma County assistant district attorney are seen with the eight ReMerge graduates: Traci, Jamee, April, Sheree, Laci, Maggie, Summer, and Chrystal (last). Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Once facing prison time, eight women recently graduated from Oklahoma’s successful ReMerge program.  The graduation ceremony was held at the Oklahoma History Center. Founded by former Oklahoma legislators Kris Steele and Todd Lamb, ReMerge is a comprehensive female diversion program designed to transform pregnant women […]

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