Oklahoma City

Leadership Notes: Oklahoma City is continuing to make headlines

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Our history books will look back at 2021 as a time when we made major leaps forward, particularly in our rise as a visitor destination. The new First Americans Museum is a world-class attraction that will bring visitors from around the world and, most importantly, help both our residents and our visitors understand the full story of Oklahoma’s

OK first in U.S. to support Aero & Defense Industry through Sustainment platform

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Oklahoma Department of Commerce’s Aerospace & Defense Team recently announced a partnership with Sustainment Technologies, Inc., an Oklahoma-based software company. In doing so, Oklahoma is the first state in the nation to provide Sustainment’s technology to all stakeholders involved in the state’s aerospace & defense sector.

AQHA and OKC Fairgrounds extend long-term partnership

Monday, November 1, 2021

The American Quarter Horse Association and the OKC Fairgrounds have agreed to a 10-year contract covering 2022-2031 to host the AQHYA World Championship Show, presented by Ford; Farnam AQHA World Championship Show; and AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). Oklahoma City has hosted the AQHA World

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Monday, October 25, 2021

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CJAC annual report highlights improvements at the Oklahoma County Detention Center

Thursday, October 21, 2021

In its most recent annual report, the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority detailed the positive changes implemented at the Oklahoma County Detention Center (ODOC) in Fiscal Year 21. Despite taking over during a global pandemic, civic unrest and, more recently, a labor shortage, Oklahoma County Detention Center (OCDC) staff undertook major repairs to

OKC taking steps to reduce homelessness

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Anyone that has driven in Oklahoma City in recent years has no doubt noticed what appears to be a significant increase in the city’s homeless population. Whether it shows up as more panhandlers on street corners, more homeless camps popping up across the metro or more people sleeping under bridges or overpasses, homelessness is an epidemic that

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Pay a visit to OK Contemporary’s newest exhibition: Open World

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Video games have been prevalent in contemporary culture for decades. Given the sheer number of players (more than 166 million Americans, according to a 2018 Entertainment Software Association survey) and the amount of revenue created ($134.9 billion in 2018), video games exert a huge impact on contemporary life. Visual artists are gamers too —as