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In memory yet green: Ronald Reagan at 109

During President Ronald Reagan’s second term as president, a young journalist gave the chief executive a copy of his new book. White House Photo.

Patrick B. McGuigan   In memory yet green, my mind lingers on the time I had a couple of minutes of one-on-one “face time” with Ronald Reagan. I had interviewed President Reagan in the Oval Office with a group of journalists. When we finished our half-hour, I seized the opportunity to give him a copy […]

In Ward 5, Re-elect David Greenwell


The City Sentinel Endorsement David Greenwell has always lived in South Oklahoma City. After graduating from Capitol Hill High School, he earned bachelor and MBS degrees. He is a certified public accountant, hinting at his instinctive tendency to watch out for taxpayers’ money. Greenwell is asking for a third term as Ward 5’s City Council […]

In Oklahoma City’s Ward 2 race: For Suzanne Broadbent

Suzanne Broadbent has announced her candidacy for the Ward 2 seat on the Oklahoma City Council. Photo Provided.

The City Sentinel Endorsement Suzanne Broadbent’s interest in serving on the Oklahoma City Council flows naturally from her work as a lawyer and a neighborhood advocate. Ward 2 has an essential existing role in the vibrancy, dynamism and diversity of a great city with the opportunity become better. The role of Ward 2 will expand […]

In Ward 6 Oklahoma City Council race: Elect Nathaniel Harding

Nathanial Harding.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Endorsement After years working on the MAPS3 advisory board and becoming knowledgeable on issues (including streetcars), Nathaniel Harding is seeking the Ward 6 City Council seat in the election slated for February 12. Education is the top issue he hears about while door-knocking: “We have to look at how our city can […]

COMMENTARY: Let’s call the whole thing off: As policy and for principle, no more executions

After a recent setback in the Oklahoma v. Julius Jones case, the legal team working for Jones, a death row inmate, has filed a new petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. The Jones conviction is among the most prominent of controversial death row convictions helping to sustain national debate over the wisdom of public policy surrounding executions and the death penalty itself. Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Mon., Jan. 28, 2019 – Over the past several years, doubts about the validity of death sentences and executions in this state, both past and pending, have increased. There is absolutely no reason to believe that there is any likely scenario in which this state […]

Regional Food Bank Oklahoma and others step up to aid Federal employees

Numerous organizations, schools and businesses are stepping up to aid employees and contract workers impacted by the recent federal government shutdown. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 UPDATE:  In light of today’s news, the Oklahoma City Zoo will still honor free general admission this weekend, January 26-27, 2019, to all federal employees (with valid federal ID) and up to four guests. The Zoo will begin charging for general admission starting Monday, January […]

VOICE to host Accountability Session for City Council candidates

Ward 2 Oklahoma City Council candidates include Suzanne Broadbent, James Cooper and Mike Dover.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A VOICE Accountability Session will be held on Sunday, January 27, at 4 p.m. at First Unitarian Church, 600 NW 13th St., in Oklahoma City.  The twelve candidates running for Oklahoma City Council have all been invited. The event is free and open to the public. Elections […]

ACLU to pursue appeal in Oklahoma anti-panhandling case


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoman Editorial Board recently stated that a federal judge has ruled that the Oklahoma City ordinance that outlaws panhandling from traffic medians is constitutional. The ordinance was approved by the city council in December 2015 after much debate. The ordinance prohibited standing on traffic […]

Nathaniel Harding seeks Ward 6 Oklahoma City Council seat

Nathanial Harding.  Photo provided.

  Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City – The first time The City Sentinel visited (back in December) with Ward 6 council candidate Nathaniel Harding, this reporter commented he was impressed the hopeful was going door-to-door more than a month before the February 12 election. He replied, “I’ve actually been knocking doors for much longer […]

‘Russian Romantics’ – January 15 Brightmusic concert to enliven a New Year


Staff Report The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present significant works by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Sergei Taneyev in “Russian Romantics,” its third concert of the 2018-19 season Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Rachmaninoff’s sonata for cello and piano, completed in 1901, is his most famous piece of chamber music. Taneyev’s expansive work for piano and strings, composed […]

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