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Valentine’s Day to kickoff National Condom Week

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14, is also National Condom Day for 2018. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) shares the primary goal of National Condom Week (Feb. 14 – 21) in promoting safe sex and normalizing the use of condoms. National Condom Day […]

Spread Valentine love to OKC pets by adopting in February

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This month, the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter wants metro residents to share some love during their weeklong Furever Love adoption special celebrating Valentine’s Week. The Furever Love event features half-price adoptions this weekend from noon to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10-11. All adoptable dogs and puppies […]

First Unitarian Church to host diversity focused book club

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City has announced its inaugural Diversity Book Club discussion group. It will be the start of a four-part series featuring discourse on books about a variety of topics involving diversity. The series will take place February through March at the First Unitarian Church […]

Records Indicate Oklahoma Wildlife Skirts Competitive Bid Process

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Documents recently provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC), in response to an Open Records request from CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel, revealed an effort to skirt a fair and open competitive bidding process in 2017. In April of last year, the department director was internally alerted […]

State Chamber’s ‘OK2030’ strategic plan recommends school choice

by Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s State Chamber has unveiled a comprehensive vision for public policy reforms aiming “to dramatically improve our state’s rankings and prospects.” The OK 2030 document, described as “the culmination of a yearlong effort to gather ideas and input from across the state” includes major education policy reforms, […]

Positive Tomorrows announces $10.2 million Building Success Capital Campaign

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Last month, on “Giving Tuesday” (Nov. 28) Positive Tomorrows held its largest annual fundraiser, the Gold Star Luncheon. During the event, Oklahoma’s only elementary school for homeless children announced a $10.2 million Capital Campaign. This campaign will help to raise funds to build a new […]

Why Civic Center Improvements (Proposition 7) matter to opera and arts infrastructure

Rob Glaubitz Oklahoma City residents: You may not realize it but the upcoming election on September 12 really matters to the theater community in Oklahoma City and especially to Painted Sky Opera. If you haven’t checked it out yet, Oklahoma City residents vote on several items on September 12, including two sales tax increases and […]

Capitol Report for July 29: New study shows deep partisan divide; Richardson aims for forensic audits

In the latest Capitol Report for News9, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan sketched the contents of a new study from the Pew Research Center. The study looked at the views of Americans toward a variety of national institutions, from a partisan perspective. The Center found sharp gaps in the positive/negative […]

Western Avenue to host 3rd Annual WestFest Street Festival on August 29

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The historic Western Avenue, in partnership with New Belgium Brewing, will host its third annual street festival, WestFest, on Saturday, August 19. The event will take place from noon to 10 p.m. featuring live music, food trucks, Fat Tire beer, a local vendor market and […]

Diversity Center to hold “Strengthening Families” Symposium

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Diversity Center of Oklahoma will hold its 3rd Annual Mental Health, Prevention & Education Symposium – “Strengthening Families’ on Thursday and Friday, June 15 and 16. It will address best practices for supporting families of Gender Diverse and LGBTQ communities. The event will be […]

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