Drought affects fishing opportunities, community income News ( News Oklahoma )

By Trent Milacek Agricultural staples are the backbone of rural economies on which the prosperity of local communities depends. But there are other revenue opportunities that share the same rural areas and are vitally important. Water, above all, is vitally important to agriculture, industry and municipalities. The value of lakes and sports is of particular … Read more

Iowa Western formally opens a regional college career in the Missouri Valley ( News Iowa )

Iowa Western Community College has set its sights on opening a college campus in the Missouri Valley this month after a generous donation from two longtime community leaders helped pave the way. The opening and ribbon cutting ceremony were delayed due to supply chain issues with electrical equipment. Larry and Bunny Buss announced a $300,000 … Read more

Oklahoma best sellers as of Nov. 27 ( News Oklahoma )

FICTION 1. “Thelma” by Sunni Mercer (Storied Publishing) 2. “Demon Copperhead” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper) 3. “Prize for the Fire” by Rilla Askew (University of Oklahoma Press) 4. “weave the sun in the crimson light: fifty poems for fifty years” by Joy Harjo (WW Norton & Company) 5. The traveler by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf Publishing … Read more

10 states where the average home buyer can afford | News ( News Hawaii )

With housing prices rising and still rising, Fannie Mae experts are predicting a 16.7% slowdown in home sales for the rest of 2022. And almost no one expects housing prices to drop after the first of the year. Mattis is all about location, location, location. A 200,000-square-foot home in the least expensive state would cost … Read more

The shortage of diesel rubs salt in the wounds of the working farmer News ( News Oklahoma )

As if this year hasn’t been rough enough in the agriculture community, Oklahoma farmers can now add the global corn shortage to their woes in 2022. Just weeks after an executive order was put in place by Gov. Kevin Stitt to continue drought relief for farmers, reports of what some are calling a devastating diesel … Read more

Editorial: Oklahoma Eagle turns 100 ( News Oklahoma )

Ginnie Graham hosts author Barry Friedman and David Blatt, professor of public policy at OU-Tulsa and former executive director of the Oklahoma Institute, to discuss the state election. About 15 months after the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, the Tulsa-based Oklahoma Eagle was launched after the founders saved their shares from two pressmen injured in … Read more

Washington State Gives $32.5M Incentive To Boost Small Business | Washington ( News Washington )

(The Center Square) – The Washington State Department of Commerce has announced $22.32.5 million for small business development from the state’s Business Innovation Fund, funded by the US Federal Rescue Plan. Awards range from $500,000 to $5 million and are subject to contract conditions pending awards. “We received an unprecedented amount of requests for funding,” … Read more

Washington State Gives $32.5M Incentive To Boost Small Business | Washington ( News Washington )

(The Center Square) – The Washington State Department of Commerce has announced $22.32.5 million for small business development from the state’s Business Innovation Fund, funded by the US Federal Rescue Plan. Awards range from $500,000 to $5 million and are subject to contract conditions pending awards. “We received an unprecedented amount of requests for funding,” … Read more

In the airline industry, Braniff is sometimes a big fan ( News Oklahoma )

By Ken Bridges It started with an insurance salesman and one small boat. From there, he became an aviation authority and one of the best known names in Texas aviation. Dr. Ken Bridges From the humble beginnings of Braniff Airlines, Tom Braniff’s story has become one of the many and varied stories of Texas pilots … Read more

Washington’s economic journey has reached a dead end: China Daily editorial ( News Washington )

The White House was seen in Washington, DC, US on Aug 7, 2012. [Photo/Agencies] The fact that the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Trade Liesje Schreinemacher resisted following Washington’s attempts to cut off China from semiconductor technology sends a message that before the United States of America has tried to make its way in the sphere … Read more