Category Archives: Other State News

Could Google Fiber be headed to Oklahoma?.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Select cities around the country have been the recipients of Google Fiber, a super speedy Internet option, but Oklahoma has of yet to be included on Google’s radar for the service. Fiber was launched in 2012, and Google has brough ...

Stillwater Chamber best in Oklahoma.

STILLWATER, Okla. — The Stillwater Chamber of Commerce was named Chamber of the Year. It won for participating in the State Chamber’s Key Legislative Principles program and informing its members about important issues at the state Capitol. Mor ...

Mayor of Moore man of many skills.

MOORE, Okla. — Glenn Lewis has served as mayor of Moore for more than 21 years. The “part-time” position requires a minimum of 30 hours each week in meetings, events or on phone calls. During his time in office, Lewis has helped the commun ...

Enid’s diverse economy keeps growing.

ENID, Okla. — Enid has been aggressive in business retention and attraction, adjusting its efforts to keep people employed, the economy healthy and local wealth increasing. The city has been able to be proactive and diversify the local economy desp ...

MIO has $4B economic impact on state.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Made in Oklahoma Coalition celebrated its 15 year anniversary and announced its latest economic impact on the state’s economy. The 2014 economic impact report showed more than $4.1 billion in sales and more than 28,000 employees ...

Creativity World Forum coming back to Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Sir Ken Robinson will be the featured keynote speaker at the Creativity World Forum to be held in Oklahoma City on March 31. The forum, hosted by Creative Oklahoma, will include interactive exhibitors, visual and performing artists and ...

Sonic booming in Boston.

BOSTON — Sonic plans to open 36 restaurants in the greater Boston area during the next five years. The company, based in Oklahoma City, currently operates four of its fast food drive-in restaurants in the area. Sonic expects to have five new multi-unit ...

Oklahoma poised for economic growth.

OKLAHOMA CITY — When Boeing announced last fall that it would move up to 900 defense and support-related jobs to Oklahoma City, it only confirmed what many economic experts were already saying about Oklahoma: The state is on a huge roll, and that mome ...

Economy, jobs growing in Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City is one of the nation’s up-and-coming urban economic centers. About 50,000 people moved to the city between 2004 and 2014. The area’s relatively diverse economy and low unemployment rate of 3.6 percent are among ...