• History of earthquakes in Oklahoma

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Oklahoma is a geologically active area. The rocks and faults that underlie the state reveal a history of significant seismic change. The occasional tembler has been known throughout state history to cause minor damage and rattle nerves.

  • Oklahoma voters go to polls Tuesday to set table for November general election

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Oklahoma primary runoff elections to be held Tuesday

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Community briefs

  • Oklahoma business briefs

    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 26.

  • LaunchOklahoma selects four startups

    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    The LaunchOklahoma venture accelerator program has chosen four startup companies from Oklahoma City and Tulsa to participate in its 2014 program after a competitive application process.

  • Confluence conference returns to Oklahoma City for digital creativity professionals

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    The second Confluence conference will feature filmmakers, comedians, marketing professionals and others wanting to expand their reach online. Food trucks, local music and chocolate tastings also will be part of the daylong conference Sept. 6 at the Lyric Theatre at the Plaza in Oklahoma City’s Plaza District.

  • Oklahoma brewers take advantage of 3.2-strength beer sales

    By Nick Trougakos, Local Editor | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    More and more of Oklahoma’s full-strength beermakers are opting to produce and sell so-called low-point beer. They are prohibited by law from selling their full-strength beer directly to the public.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Aug. 24

    Published: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Stocks Eagle Our current eagle soothed the feathers of traders and investors last week. Shares of Tulsa-based WPX Energy jumped 7.2 percent after the firm announced several transactions aimed at boosting margins. Essentially, the company sold its coal bed methane holdings while loading up on oily acreage in the San Juan Basin. CEO Rick Muncrief said the deals were basically a financial wash, but “demonstrate our commitment to deploy capital where we can generate the highest returns.” The trade-off was aimed at creating additional shareholder value, Muncrief said. Apparently, shareholders agreed. Beagle It was a relatively uneventful week in terms of price-moving news for most of

  • Chesapeake leaves OKC job incentive program

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy will walk away from up to $1.57 million in city economic development money when it cancels its economic development agreement with the city early.

  • Oklahoma's contractor for uninsured motorists insolvent, assets to be liquidated

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    Oklahoma District Court Judge Thomas Prince ruled Thursday that Red Rock Insurance Co. was in hazardous financial condition and its assets must be liquidated.

  • Enable Midstream to add 100 jobs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust will consider $450,000 in jobs incentives for Enable Midstream Partners LP.

  • Treeless prairie didn't stump Oklahoma City land developer

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Oklahoma City-area land developer Paul B. Odom III founded his wholesale tree farm, Rosebrook Nursery, in the early 1990s on a 160-acre wheat farm he bought near Interstate 44 and SW 134. It was prompted by his realization that the need for trees — for himself, for other developers and for private landscape artists — was going to continue to grow alongside development in the Oklahoma City metro area.

  • Listing of the Week: 1423 Canterbury Place in Nichols Hill

    Published: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    The 3,469-square-foot home at 1423 Canterbury Place has four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, two living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached two-car garage.

  • Oklahoma County land sales

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $36 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more.

  • Oklahoma graduates fill many teaching positions

    By Lori Johnson, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    The state’s regional universities have a long history of providing teachers for Oklahoma classrooms

  • Chase Bank considers building new downtown branch

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    New branch could mean Chase name leaves landmark downtown tower.

  • Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 23, 2014

    Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 23, 2014

  • Oklahoma City housing market splits with strong sales, slowing construction

    BY RICHARD MIZE | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Sales of pre-owned homes have been strong all year, as homebuilders watched for a construction rally that hasn’t happened.

  • Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Commission ratifies firing of six employees

    BY RANDY ELLIS, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission voted Thursday to ratify the firing of six employees as it took a number of actions designed to fix problems created by previous Open Meeting Act violations.

  • Steve Lackmeyer: Expect to hear more housing, retail announced for Midtown

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&As on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City. Read the complete chat transcript here.