Noodling and striper fishing make for exciting outdoor adventures.
Electric cooperatives volunteer at Special Olympics Summer Games
Oklahomans are racing toward healthier lifestyles through the senior games movement.
Living in rural Oklahoma, stray animals come with the territory. But when a female yellow Labrador mix showed up—emaciated and hungry—at a home five miles southeast of Stillwater, something was different.
This summer, satisfy your sweet tooth without turning on the oven. If you’re like me, and you love ice cream, this might not be a problem. But if you prefer variety when it comes to dessert time, these no-bake recipes are sure to please! They are quick and simple to put together and they won’t heat up your kitchen in the process.
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!
This month of May we celebrate the women who have made an impact in our lives—our mothers. We are grateful to each of our readers who submitted an entry in the Mom’s Best Recipe Contest. We are honored that you shared your family recipes with us—as well as the beautiful stories that came with them.
What’s better than homemade bread? For many people, freshly baked bread is the ultimate comfort food. This month’s recipes take a shortcut of ready-made frozen bread dough and use it to create a variety of delicious, homemade baked goods.
Roasting transforms the flavor of vegetables as the hot, dry heat of the oven coverts the starch into sugar. If someone in your family is not a huge fan of vegetables, give roasting a try.
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.
If smells trigger memories, the Butcher BBQ Stand in Wellston, Okla., is a sure shot for hungry travelers to make a trip unforgettable.
How electric co-ops are investing today in the leaders of tomorrow.
Electric Cooperatives of Oklahoma to electrify remote Guatemalan village.
Oklahoma Living Editor Anna Politano shares her experience with Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives' first international electrification project.
An innovative co-op partnership is making geothermal heat pumps affordable for more homeowners—and changing their energy future.
Oklahoma Guard member Rick Watkins returns home from Afghanistan and receives a hug from his dad, former Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives General Manager Larry Watkins. Submitted by Jennifer Roysdon, member of Cimarron Electric Cooperative.
Darcy Roberts and her horse Ce showing love for our flag. Submitted by Rachel Roberts, member of Cimarron Electric Cooperative.
The great-grandchildren show their patriotism. Submitted by Pam Stubblefield, member of Cookson Hills Electric Cooperative.
An Oklahoma wheat field provides the perfect backdrop for the American flag. Submitted by Donna Evans, member of TCEC.
Congratulations to last month’s winner, Cindi Mills! Last month’s photo was a grain silo in Hooker, Okla.
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The large turnover alone presents challenges, but this session also brought eight resignations, three from the Senate and five from the House. Collectively, the resignations and members who will term limit in 2018 (12 from the House and 6 from the Senate) will bring more change to the Oklahoma Legislature.
Every July, we take time to reflect on our nation’s history and remember how the actions of a few helped shape the quality of life we enjoy today. As I contemplate on the sacrifices of those who fought for this nation we call home, I’m reminded of the rich history of the rural electrification movement. The visionary pioneers who banded together to bring electric power to farms and ranches in rural America were part of the ‘Greatest Generation.’
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.
Do you have leftover seeds from your spring planting? In an Oklahoma vegetable garden, fall is often a better and longer season than spring. Days grow shorter, and nights are cooler giving plants a respite from the heat.