Oklahoma City

Foundation for OKC Public Schools announces outstanding principals

Friday, April 30, 2021

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools is excited to announce Shidler Elementary’s Armando Ayala and John Marshall Enterprise High School’s Jeanne Ambriz as the recipients of the Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal Award for the 2020-2021 school year. The award winners both exemplify commitment and service to their schools

Aerospace industry in OKC has added more than 6,600 jobs since 2015

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Oklahoma City region has seen incredible growth in its aerospace sector and maybe nothing highlights that more than its employment growth. According to a new report issued by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, employment in the sector has grown by 6,640 jobs, or 18%, since the last report in 2015. “Growing the aerospace industry has been one of

Local companies investing in OKC's future workforce

Friday, April 16, 2021

Students at a local high school are discovering their true potential and receiving valuable on-the-job experience thanks to more than 50 Oklahoma City-area companies. Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Chamber member Cristo Rey High School offers a unique blend of educational opportunities for students and families of limited economic means. Students

Oklahoma City ranks #3 lowest cost of doing business among large metros

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Moody’s North American Business Cost Review analyzed 53 Metro areas over 1,000,000 people and ranked various costs associated with doing business. Oklahoma City was ranked as 3rd overall for the lowest cost of doing business, as well as 1st for lowest energy costs. Ranking 3rd for lowest tax costs, Oklahoma City has a tax structure that is both

OKC makes recent '10 coolest cities with lowest cost of living' list

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Unsurprisingly, our city’s recognition continues to increase throughout the nation. With an 86.6 cost of living index combined with an array of attractions, culture, and entertainment, Oklahoma City made PureWow’s recent top ten list of “coolest cities with the lowest cost of living” in the nation. The article gives specific

Conventions rundown: What groups are coming to OKC soon?

Friday, March 26, 2021

As the world begins to emerge from the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, OKC is well-positioned to host groups, and with the advent of the new OKC Convention Center, the opening of the Omni Hotel, the recent expansion of ASA Hall of Fame Stadium and other assets, business has begun to pick up. As we move from spring to early summer, OKC will host quarter

Stories to tell: First Americans Museum announces opening

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

For so long, Native Americans have collectively been seen as one culture, the unique stories of the individual tribes lost to generalizations and stereotypes. When the doors open to the First Americans Museum (FAM), the rich traditions of each of the 39 Tribes in Oklahoma today will be shared with the world. “This place will create bridges, an

Will Rogers World Airport prepares to open expansion

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

As officials at Will Rogers World Airport work through an unprecedented decline in air travel at the same time they are implementing a significant terminal expansion, we reached out to Mark Kranenburg, OKC's Director of Airports, to get some insight on what is next for the region’s largest airport. Read the interview and get more details on