Drive-in theaters offer nostalgic family fun
From agricultural co-ops to food co-ops, Oklahoma benefits from various cooperative businesses
Essential training for wildland fire managers, federal state agencies, fire departments and private landowners.
This fall, explore the natural beauty Cedar Lake, Okla. has to offer.
It might not be winter, but it's winter squash season in Oklahoma. Squash are part of the Cucurbitaceae family that includes everything from cucumbers and cantaloupes to gourds and pumpkins. Winter squash are distinguishable from summer squash varieties-such as zucchini and patty pan-by their hard rinds, which make them storable in a cool, dry location well into the winter months (hence the name). Their slightly sweet flesh works in both sweet and savory preparations, and - with the exception of spaghetti squash- winter squash varieties can be used interchangeably in most recipes.
With school back in session, weeknights tend to be busy. Skip the takeout and try these one-skillet dinners—plus a dessert—that are ready in about 30 minutes and require minimal cleanup.
August in Oklahoma means a garden ripe with summer’s best produce. If you have a garden, chances are you have more tomatoes and okra than you know what to do with right now—or if not, you will soon.
This month is the perfect time to eat out—outside that is! June is also the month we celebrate our fathers. Try out these recipes to treat dad to a special meal!
The Crow Creek Market and Cafe is popular with Crescent, Oklahoma, locals, but anyone can enjoy the quirky cafe’s fresh, homemade food.
A former gas station on historic Route 66 has found a new life refueling hungry travelers—and it’s quickly becoming a classic.
Hoboken Coffee Roasters is a highlight of downtown Guthrie.
Find a taste of Germany in Waynoka, Okla.
What is a kilowatt-hour? What are renewable energy sources? And what exactly is the power grid? In this ‘Energy 101’ series, our goal is to help you better understand energy terms that power your daily tasks.
Linemen pass on knowledge to the next generation
Larry Cisneros, a professional engineer with Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative (NEOEC) based in Vinita, Oklahoma, will travel to Haiti on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 and return on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 to serve as an instructor volunteer with NRECA International.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Statewide Editors Association, Spotlight on Excellence and the Cooperative Communicators Association recently awarded OKL with several national recognitions. Congratulations to Oklahoma Living’s loyal contributors for their dedication and hard work toward your OKL!
Adventure calls for this young hero! Submitted by Lori Howell, member of Northwestern Electric Cooperative.
Hudson visits his daddy’s cows before heading out to trick-or-treat. Submitted by Dala Davis, member of Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
A family that spooks together stays together. Marshall and his Nana Marsha (ghost) go trick-or-treating in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Submitted by Kim Sims, member of Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative.
One-year-old Brennon shows wisdom beyond his years as an elderly man for Halloween. Submitted by Shurae Bensch, member of Cimarron Electric Cooperative.
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Recently, Oklahoma former attorney general and current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, signed a notice proposing the repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The notice will ultimately be published in the Federal Register—a publication that issues proposed and final regulations from federal agencies—when a 60-day public comment period will follow, marking the beginning of a new rulemaking process.
On Saturday, November 11, our nation will—and should—pause from all activity and take time to honor those who have served in branches of the United States military. We call them ‘veterans,’ a title that bears incredible duty, honor and sacrifice for freedoms our nation was built upon, and which we continue to be privileged to enjoy today.
Growing a dedicated cutting garden sounds difficult, but it isn’t. In many ways, it’s similar to growing a vegetable garden, but instead of picking tomatoes, you gather cut flowers. For the last six years, in addition to my perennial and vegetable gardens, I’ve grown a flower garden simply for the pleasure of bringing blooms indoors.
Here are 10 steps from planning to harvest.
My garden is a haven for pollinators like butterflies, native bees and hover flies. It’s also full of singing birds and crawling caterpillars, two creatures that go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Crafting a beautiful fall garden begins in spring. What you plant in late April should carry you through to autumn even after a hot Oklahoma summer.
Native plants are those found naturally occurring in a particular area. They are acclimated to its climate, insects, diseases and changing weather patterns. Many of the shrubs offered at garden centers originate from Asia.