Wild West show offers up ‘secret elixirs of life’

By Teresa Black BradwayFor The Oklahoman(Editor's note: The Pawnee Bill Wild West Show has been rescheduled to July 26 and 27 due to a forecast for rain, which can adversely affect the dirt arena.)

A tall, scruffy man in a tattered suit clangs a bell in the yard of the Pawnee Bill Ranch.Read more on

What to do in Oklahoma on May 31, 2019: Check out Oklahoma artist Katelynn Noel Knick’s new exhibit “Bloom and Grow” at the Crystal Bridge at the reopened Myriad Gardens

By Brandy McDonnellToday's featured event:Check out Oklahoma artist Katelynn Noel Knick's new exhibit "Bloom and Grow" at the Crystal Bridge at the reopened Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave. The Myriad Gardens reopened Thursday after a three-week closure in the aftermath of an accident earlier this month at the Devon Tower involving a window-washing platform. Knick's exhibit will be on view through July 15 inside the Myriad Gardens Visitor Center, located at the south entrance to the Crystal Bridge Conservatory.Read more on

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all.

Now, the state is looking to curb production.

Five years after voters legalized recreational marijuana, lawmakers are moving to give the Oregon Liquor Control Commission more leeway to deny new pot-growing licenses based on supply and demand.

The bill, which passed the Senate and is now before the House, is aimed not just at reducing the huge surplus but at preventing diversion of unsold legal marijuana into the black market and forestalling a crackdown by federal prosecutors.

"The harsh reality is we have too much product on the market," said Democratic Gov. Read more on

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US

BEIJING (AP) — China warned Canada on Friday that it needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China.

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang's comments Friday came after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.

Both were arrested on Dec.