Those attending events at the Performing Arts Center this weekend may be affected by street closings for the PSO Parade of Lights on Saturday evening and the American Bikers Toy Run on Sunday afternoon. Patrons are advised to plan their route and arrival with possible delays in mind.
Tulsa, OK – More Budget Cuts are ahead for the city of Tulsa. Mayor Bartlett and Chief of Staff Terry Simmonson met with the Tulsa City Council yesterday afternoon to discuss the latest budget figures.
Mayor Bartlett has sent city department heads an email asking for additional budget cuts of two and four percent. The Mayor says the city has already cut into the muscle and more cuts will be painful.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The closed Blue Ribbon Downs horse racing track in Sallisaw has been bought by the Cherokee Nation. The track was shut down two weeks ago by the Choctaw Nation and the Cherokees announced its purchase of the facility yesterday.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma will receive almost $40 million to fund environmental cleanup and restoration at contaminated mining sites in the state, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said today.
The funds are Oklahoma's share of a settlement reached by the federal government, 19 states, several tribal governments and American Smelting and Refining Co. LLC (ASARCO). The settlement is part of the Arizona company's bankruptcy reorganization.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Indian gaming revenue in Oklahoma now ranks second in the nation to California. A new report says trial casinos collected nearly $2.9 billion in 2008. California took in more than $7 billion, according to the Indian gaming Industry report for 2009-2010.
Construction of a new water line in the intersection of West 23rd Street and Southwest Boulevard will require some lane closures this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12-13. Traffic will be limited to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane on West 23rd Street between Southwest Boulevard and 1 blocks to the east. All lanes on West 23rd Street will reopen on Monday, Dec. 14.