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Tri County Tech, Nowata Boys and Girls Club Partner

Feb 10, 2020

The Boys & Girls Club of Nowata and Tri County Tech are partnering to construct a joint-use facility in Nowata aimed at inspiring children and adults to achieve their full potential by providing quality youth development services and life changing learning experiences. The state-of-the-ar ... read more »

Commissioners Talk About Courthouse Again During Meeting

Feb 10, 2020

All three Board of Osage County Commissioners know it is important they find a way to re-furbish the current or get a new courthouse in Pawhuska. District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay wants to see an annex built in Skiatook so that his constituents in the southern part of the county won't ha ... read more »

Inmate Agreement with Ottawa County Approved

Feb 10, 2020

35 inmates from Ottawa County remain at the Washington County Detention Center in Bartlesville as the two counties work out a deal. Almost two weeks ago, Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen said that the WCDC would be holding the inmates for Ottawa County while their jail in Miami undergoes ... read more »

Hope Clinic Holds Grand Opening of New Facility

Feb 10, 2020

Hope Clinic in Bartlesville welcomed hundreds on Sunday during the grand opening of their new facility on 101 Sooner Road. Robert Wadsworth, the Executive Director of Hope Clinic, said the new facility has helped them double the amount of space they have, which will help them minister to indi ... read more »

Ascension St. John Celebrates Changes in Bartlesville

Feb 10, 2020

Ascension St. John is celebrating its One Ascension journey and the benefits it will continue to bring to patients and their families, their caregivers and the communities it serves throughout northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas. On Monday afternoon, a One Ascension celebration took ... read more »

Commissioners to Help Repair Avant Community Center

Feb 10, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning.   All three commissioners know the importance of either getting a new courthouse or re-furbishing the current one. District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay believ ... read more »

Donaldson Murder Trial Continues Monday

Feb 10, 2020

The murder trial against Terry “T.J.” Donaldson Jr. resumed on Monday morning with more witness testimony. First to take the stand was a forensic pathologist from the state medical examiner’s office. He testified that Gregg Meidl was shot at close range based off an internal ... read more »

VIDEO: City Talk: Upcoming Special Election for G.O. Bond and CIP

Feb 10, 2020

City Manager Mike Bailey and City Engineer Micha Siemers discuss how the final proposition for the two special election questions came to be.  Bailey also reminds us that Monday is Presidents Day and that all city offices will be closed, the fire and police departments will remain open a ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Talk Jail

Feb 10, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners approved several items, and tabled a noteworthy item on Monday morning’s regularly scheduled meeting. The commissioners tabled an item that was supposed to let the Nowata County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Committee address the commissioner ... read more »

Price Tower Prepares for Wright Chef Competition

Feb 10, 2020

Who will be the The Price Tower's next Wright Chef?    The 3rd annual competition for the title is this weekend at Tri-County Tech 6101 SE Nowata Road starting Saturday and ending Monday night with the winner being announced.   The Wright Chef is a unique positi ... read more »

Missing Girl

Feb 10, 2020

A 17-year-old girl has been reported missing.   Shakiah Crawford did not arrive to her place of employment on 8 February 2020 and her whereabouts are unknown.   She is described a white female, medium build, long dark hair and hazel-blue eyes.    Any in ... read more »

Oklahoma Governor Commutes 147 Drug Possession Sentence

Feb 10, 2020

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has commuted the sentences of 147 people imprisoned for simple drug possession charges that would not be felonies if brought today. The Oklahoman reports Stitt signed papers Friday to commute the sentences of 119 people to time served and another 28 sentences to one ... read more »

Hearing Set for Man Charged in 1999 Oklahoma Slayings

Feb 10, 2020

A preliminary hearing is set for a Kansas man charged in the 1999 deaths of an Oklahoma couple and the disappearance and presumed deaths of their teenage daughter and her friend.   Court records show the hearing is scheduled for March 26th for 68-year-old Ronnie Dean Busick. Busick ... read more »

Cherokee Nation 1st Tribe in U.S. to Send Heirloom Seeds to Global Seed Vault in Norway

Feb 09, 2020

The Cherokee Nation is the first tribe in the United States to receive an invitation to deposit its traditional heirloom seeds to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a long-term seed storage facility housed deep inside a mountain on a remote island in Norway. The Cherokee Nation Secretary of Natu ... read more »

Bartlesville Library Offers #Lifehacks February Program

Feb 08, 2020

Last month, Bartlesville Public Library started a new adulting program series called #lifehacks. Even though the series has started, those interested can still join at any time. This 12-month program series, tailored for young adults ages 16 through 23 years old, will provide basic skills and ... read more »