Meteorologists weren't holding back Friday after watching in amazement as Typhoon Haiyan roared over the Philippines with pounding rain and top sustained winds approaching 200 mph as it neared the coast.
The Oklahoma-based Citizen Potawatomi Nation has received more than $367,000 in funding to create a mentorship program using traditional culture teachings to try to combat peer pressure, bullying and other negative behaviors.
The Shawnee-based tribe announced this week that the Administration for Native Americans provided the funding for the program.
The two-year grant will go toward developing three forms of curriculum focusing on cultural mentorship, cultural activities and peer mentoring.
Gov. Mary Fallin says more than 2.9 million meals were donated to help feed hungry Oklahomans as part of her annual food drive.
Fallin and officials from the state's two largest food banks released the results Thursday from the governor's month long Feeding Oklahoma Food Drive. The results more than double the goal of 1.4 million meals.
The governor kicked off the month long food drive Oct. 1. She had made the food drive her inaugural event after her election in 2010.
The food drive collected 2.6 million meals last year.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has directed the chief of the National Guard Bureau to work with Oklahoma and seven other states in resolving a dispute over the processing of benefits for same-sex couples.
Canton, Oklahoma — population 625 — is a town on the brink. Canton relies on lake season, and lake season never really got started this year.
At the first of the year, Oklahoma City took water from Canton Lake to meet demand at the height of the drought. While that decision kept faucets flowing in the metro, it threatens the very existence of Canton the community.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like the holiday season that is upon us and this week’s OneSix8 offers some additional 'indicators’ of what’s ahead with decorating tips, a winter wonderland, and even some early gift ideas.
Officials say the Cherokee Nation will argue that tribal sovereignty makes it immune from a request for $1 million in legal fees in a custody battle over a 4-year-old girl.
Attorneys representing Matt and Melanie Capobianco filed the request for legal fees in the custody dispute over 4-year-old Veronica. The Capobiancos have custody after Veronica's biological father, Dusten Brown, dropped all legal proceedings.
City officials in Duncan, Okla., are looking for ways to keep from running out of water.
If drought conditions continue as they have over the last couple of years, the city of more than 23,000 will see its water supplies totally depleted by the end of 2016, according to a story in the Duncan Banner.