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Nonprofits, retailers look to uncertain future with Chesapeake changes

Marnie Taylor, president and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits Photo by Mark Hancock From shopping centers to the support of nonprofits and the arts, many rely on Chesapeake dollars. With the announced departure of Chesapeake co-founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon by April 1, many who have benefited, and continue to benefit from the

River revamp

The river was carved out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s. It was virtually dry for years, until the first MAPS initiative in the early 1990s paid for dams and locks to fill it with water. In 2005, the $3.5 million Chesapeake Boathouse opened. It was followed by a boathouse sponsored

View master

Two dedicated elevators in the lobby whisk diners up to Vast. On the 49th floor, 726.2 feet above street level, visitors enter a lobby, then take a right into the bar. Dining areas open on both sides of the bar, with views to the south, southeast and southwest. No matter where you sit, you have


DOWNTOWN In a move expected to save about $80 million annually, Devon Energy Corp. officials plan to close the company’s Houston office and consolidate those operations in Oklahoma City. There are about 500 Devon employees in Houston. That office oversees assets in south and east Texas and in Louisiana. Devon CEO John Richels says the

Hamm names Bott new Continental president and COO

Continental CEO Harold Hamm announced Jeff Hume, Continental’s president and COO, will assume the role of vice chairman of strategic growth initiatives effective June 4. Rick Bott will succeed Hume in the post. “As we grow the company and add shareholder value, we continue to build out a world-class management team,” Hamm said. “Jeff and

March Compass

NORTHEASTThe former County Line Barbeque buildings at 1226 and 1228 N.E. 63rd have a new owner. Commercial real estate firm Price Edwards & Co. reports it handled the sale for $1.275 million. Paul Ravencraft and Phillip Mazaheri handled the transaction. It was purchased by local investor HHH Investments LLC from Colocoline II Inc. and Gina