Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA | Amphibian and Reptile Field Guide Custom-made for Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA– Wildlife from both the east and west meet in Oklahoma and “A Field Guide to Oklahoma’s Amphibians and Reptiles” by Greg and Lynnette Sievert carefully details the mixed bag of salamanders, frogs, turtles, lizards and snakes that can be found within our state’s borders. “Oklahoma’s diversity of amphibians and reptiles is really incredible,” said … Continue reading OKLAHOMA | Amphibian and Reptile Field Guide Custom-made for Oklahoma

Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter’s Office Responds to Open Records Request on Opioid Lawsuit

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter’s Office has responded to an official open records request regarding how the attorneys were selected in the state’s lawsuit against the nation’s leading opioid manufacturers. Gentner Drummond, requested specific documents regarding requests for proposals, which law firms were solicited, how the law firms were chosen and … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter’s Office Responds to Open Records Request on Opioid Lawsuit

OKLAHOMA | Gov. Fallin Names General Counsel and Former State Senator James Williamson as Secretary of State

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Governor Mary Fallin today announced that James Williamson, who has served as her general counsel, will serve as secretary of state.  He will continue to provide legal and policy advice as he did in the role of the governor’s general counsel, a post he was appointed to in March 2017. Williamson, … Continue reading OKLAHOMA | Gov. Fallin Names General Counsel and Former State Senator James Williamson as Secretary of State

Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Governor Fallin Reduces Burn Ban to Two Counties

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Wednesday amended the state burn ban, reducing the number of affected counties from seven to two. Cimarron and Texas counties remain under the burn ban, according to the amended proclamation. “I’ve been in constant communication with Oklahoma Forestry Services as they continue to analyze the dry conditions … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Governor Fallin Reduces Burn Ban to Two Counties

Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter Charges Alleged Drug Dealer, Howard Timken, Jr. with First Degree Murder

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed first-degree murder charges in Carter County on a Duncan man after an investigation for allegedly selling a lethal dose of heroin that killed a woman the same day she purchased the drugs. According to the affidavit, Howard Timken, Jr., 36, admitted to selling a … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter Charges Alleged Drug Dealer, Howard Timken, Jr. with First Degree Murder

OKLAHOMA | Bat Watch Registration Opens May 29

OKLAHOMA; Registration for the popular Selman Bat Watches, hosted by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, will open May 29. The weekend watches will be held at the Selman Bat Cave WMA, where Mexican free-tailed bats congregate each summer to give birth.  Each night the bats leave the cave to hunt for flying insects, forming a … Continue reading OKLAHOMA | Bat Watch Registration Opens May 29

Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Governor Fallin Statement on the Passing of State Board of Agriculture Member, Cattle Rancher Joe Mayer

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today released the following statement on the passing Sunday of Joe Mayer, from Guymon, a member of the State Board of Agriculture and a longtime leader in cattle production and agriculture policy: “Joe Mayer was very knowledgeable of the grain and cattle business. I appreciate his willingness … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Oklahoma Governor Fallin Statement on the Passing of State Board of Agriculture Member, Cattle Rancher Joe Mayer

EDMOND, Oklahoma | Resisting Trump in a bright red state

EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed — a text from her 22-year-old son Beau in Chicago. Beau, who is gay, was afraid that the new administration would end the Affordable Care Act and with it the insurance he and his friends used to … Continue reading EDMOND, Oklahoma | Resisting Trump in a bright red state