Wister Lake State park funding

Rep. Rick West

By Rep. RICK WEST 

I’ve been getting a lot of questions from constituents recently about the parking fees being charged at Lake Wister State Park. So, I set up a meeting with David White, the director of public information and government affairs at the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, and Angela Bohanon, park manager of Lake Wister and Talimena State Parks. Continue reading “Wister Lake State park funding”

Oklahoma fringetrees

By LEON YOUNGBLOOD

If you have ever met an Oklahoma native fringetree—chionanthus virginicus—in bloom, consider the encounter a blessing. The cascading, frilly blooms of this understudy tree are beautiful beyond words, and after the initial awe, the observer thinks to himself, “Hmm.  I want a tree like that.” Continue reading “Oklahoma fringetrees”