Category Archives: Local

Tulsa ranks low in ‘effective’ management

In a new release from finance web site Wallethub.com 150 American cities were ranked in operating efficiency to measure the effectiveness of local leadership.  Oklahoma City ranks 10th in the nation.  Tulsa ranks 43rd.

Wallethub.com notes, “we can learn how well city officials manage and spend public funds by comparing the quality of services residents receive against the city’s total budget.”  Continue reading

Sign hypocrite Karen Gilbert

The Tulsa City Council betrays Democracy and the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in an attempt to forbid political campaigning – literally at the grassroots level. They have empowered “brown shirt” civilian enforcement and one of the most arrogant elitist that voted for limiting freedom does not follow her own law. That is called hypocrisy.  Continue reading

Beach Street volleyball sands downtown

BOK Center is bringing the beach to Tulsa with its first ever Beach Street presented by Michelob Ultra.

On Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5, Third Street in downtown Tulsa will be transformed into three full-size sand volleyball courts. This two-day six versus six sand volleyball tournament sets teams to compete for a first place grand prize of $3,000 as well as special prizes for the second and third place teams.  Continue reading

Amazon announces Tulsa fulfillment center

Amazon Fulfillment Center, Patterson

Amazon.com today announced plans to open its second Oklahoma fulfillment center in Tulsa, which will create 1,500 full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with robotics technology.

The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in South Oklahoma City.  Amazon currently operates a sortation center in Oklahoma City, where it employs hundreds of associates. Continue reading