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The Oklahoman newspaper, NewsOK.com website and Broadmoor Hotel are probably the most familiar assets included in the pending sale of The Oklahoma Publishing Co. to The Anschutz Corp. in Denver, but OPUBCO owns or has interests in several other assets that are part of the sale, as well.
BY RANDY ELLIS Staff Writer rellis@opubco.com Published: September 18, 2011
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Assets of OPUBCO

The Oklahoman newspaper, NewsOK.com website and The Broadmoor Hotel are probably the most familiar properties included in the pending sale of The Oklahoma Publishing Co. to The Anschutz Corp. in Denver, but OPUBCO owns or has interests in several other assets that are also part of the sale. Following is a list of assets included in the sale:


OPUBCO Communications Group, which operates The Oklahoman newspaper and NewsOK.com website and employs about 650 people in Oklahoma City.

The Broadmoor Hotel, a luxury, five-star, five-diamond, 744-room resort hotel located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway, which operates a scenic passenger train to the top of Pike's Peak in Colorado.

An extensive art collection of Western Masters.

Subsurface water rights in Douglas County, Colo., consisting of about 1.5 million acre feet.

Real estate holdings in Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma, including an office tower, publishing plant and campus in north Oklahoma City.

Pavestone LLC, with headquarters in Dallas, which has 18 U.S. plants and manufactures and markets concrete products used in landscaping and construction projects.

De Wafelbakkers LLC, which manufactures and markets frozen breakfast food products, including pancakes and waffles.

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, a four-star resort hotel located in Lost Pines, Texas, just outside Austin.

Suddenlink Communications, the seventh-largest cable broadband operator in the U.S. With headquarters in St. Louis, the company operates in several Southern states.

An Oklahoma City aviation company.

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