Oklahoma’s familiar lakes and ponds are more than places for fishing, water skiing and tubing; many of them are flood control structures. When Congress cut funding to maintain them, that got the attention of those who know their value. The dams protect hundreds of thousands of people from waters washing away their lives.
Governor Fallin is asking lawmakers to appropriate at least $36 million for a State Emergency Fund to reimburse cities for past disasters.
The US House of Representatives is ending its 200-year-old page program to save $5 million, but the Oklahoma House has no plans to stop its program.
The Oklahoma Climatological Survey says the recent rains since Monday have been a great start to getting a handle on the drought.
The Oklahoma Department of Central Services is getting back child support to kids through claims for the BP Gulf Coast oil spill last year.
Lawmakers and state officials got a chance to hear from supporters of home energy tax credits to decide whether to keep them.
Oklahomans are finally getting normal temperatures after nearly two months straight of heat above 100.
Firefighters in northern Oklahoma are keeping an eye on any hot spots after a wildfire tore through the area burning 18,000 acres and 40 homes.
The Oklahoma National Guard is calling on the people of this state to help pitch in to build a chapel at its main training facility.
The legislative task force set up to analyze the usefulness of state tax credits holds its second meeting Wednesday morning. The spotlight will be on the tax credit for the construction of energy efficient homes. Oklahoma Watch’s Logan Layden reports.