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2014-03-24 16:23:31

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Downtown, better known as Bricktown by locals, has a birthday in its immediate future. After all this establishment has accomplished in one year by its local owner Ashley Gardner, it makes it hard to believe that it is only turning one. Pinot's Palette has a place among the locals' hearts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130403/DA87678LOGO It's where Ryan Anderson took a knee and proposed to his girlfriend Jenna, asking her to be...

2014-03-24 08:23:25

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Packers Plus Energy Services Inc., the innovator of open hole multi-stage completions systems, has positioned itself to continue expansion into the US midcontinent with its newest district office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dan Themig, Packers Plus President & CEO, attended the grand opening celebration which featured displays of StackFRAC(®) and QuickFRAC(®) systems and some yet-to-be-released tools. "As our company continues to...

2014-03-19 16:23:09

STILLWATER, Okla., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the old saying goes, practice makes perfect. A year after installing two AstroTurf® 3D Xtreme practice fields at the Sherman E. Smith Training Center, Oklahoma State University has tabbed the pioneers of the synthetic turf industry to resurface the crown jewel of OSU football, Boone Pickens Stadium. Installation of the new 76,000 square foot AstroTurf field is scheduled to begin on May 12(th), and once underway the project will be...

2014-03-18 23:24:15

Current procedure prices for McBride Orthopedic Hospital and the Surgery Center of Oklahoma are now available on Pricing Healthcare's site in a common user experience. Online access is free. American Fork, Utah (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Pricing Healthcare announces today the availability of dedicated price list pages for McBride Orthopedic Hospital and the Surgery Center of Oklahoma on its site, PricingHealthcare.com. The highly sought-after information is free both for registered...

2014-03-18 20:22:13

CHEROKEE, N.C., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work began on the new $75 million Cherokee Indian Hospital today as tribal leaders broke ground on the 150-thousand square foot facility. The hospital is scheduled for completion in early 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/CL86015 Three years in the planning, the hospital is not only a state of the art health care center, but one designed based on the rich history and healing culture of the Cherokee tribe. "The local...

2014-03-18 12:34:40

WYANDOTTE, Okla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bearskin Services (Bearskin), a 100% tribally-owned, SBA Certified 8(a) company and an established supplier of IT & Telecom products and services, is pleased to announce it has secured a $16.5 million contract to provide Information Technology and Public Affairs Office Support Services for the Department of Energy's (DoE) Southwest Power Administration (SWPA) facilities in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas. Bearskin technicians will...

2014-03-14 20:20:34

Price College of Business Energy Institute at OU hosts energy leaders NORMAN, Okla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thought leaders from the energy industry will meet on the University of Oklahoma's Norman campus next month to discuss the global and domestic impact of a steadily increasing U.S. energy supply. The Price College of Business Energy Institute at OU will serve as host for the second annual Energy Symposium on Thursday, April 10. "We are experiencing a time of...

2014-03-14 12:30:45

TULSA, Okla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacuworx, a leading provider of vacuum-lifting technology and heavy-duty material handling systems, has appeared in a publication of the region's fastest growing companies. Vacuworx ranked No. 13 on The Journal Record's 2013 Tulsa's Fast 40, an annual compilation of top privately held companies that focus on utilizing the innovation and skill of employees to grow their businesses and positively impact both local and state economies. The...

2014-03-13 12:31:18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Oklahoma will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they kick-start efforts by thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for details on a local event.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is...

2014-03-11 23:01:41

The 48th anniversary of the founding of the Narconon drug rehab program was the occasion for Narconon Arrowhead in Canadian, Oklahoma to welcome friends, graduates and neighbors to a celebration. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 On a rainy Saturday in early March 2014, Narconon Arrowhead staff and executives welcomed members of the community into Arrowhead Lodge for an anniversary event. The reason for the event was the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Narconon drug rehab program. Because of...


Latest Oklahoma Reference Libraries

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-18 07:33:03

Symbol: CAOK Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CASTO Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. oklahomensis (Mack.) Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, MS, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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