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Osage County Could Become Second Amendment Sanctuary

Feb 20, 2020

Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties are able to adopt laws or resolutions that prohibit or impede the enforcement of certain gun control measures perceived as a violation to the Second Amendment. These could include such things as universal background checks or assault weapons bans. There are cur ... read more »

Local Non-Profit to Aid Veterans, Service Members

Feb 20, 2020

At Tri County Tech's Strategy Center in Bartlesville, a special ribbon cutting ceremony was held for a non-profit that looks to help the approximately 3,600 veterans in our local communities. The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce put on the ribbon cutting ceremony for Veterans Con ... read more »

Eggs & Issues to be Held Next Friday at Tri County Tech

Feb 20, 2020

The coffee will be brewing and the eggs will be scrambled while local legislators take center stage to talk about current events at Oklahoma's State Capitol Building in Oklahoma City. The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce will once again host their Eggs and Issues breakfast at Tri County T ... read more »

County Junior Livestock Show Schedule Released

Feb 20, 2020

The 38th Annual Washington County Junior Livestock Show will take place at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey towards the end of next week and there will be plenty of fun to be had by all. On Thursday, Feb. 27th, the Swine Show will take place at 10:00 a.m. and the Sheep Show will sta ... read more »

Bartlesville Fire Promotes Burch to Battalion Chief

Feb 20, 2020

Bartlesville Fire Department Chief John Banks has announced that veteran Bartlesville firefighter Mike Burch was recently promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief. The promotion took place on Thursday, Feb. 13th. The promotion was necessary because Mike Remington, who worked for 38-years as th ... read more »

Bartlesville Teachers of the Year Awards

Feb 20, 2020

The 2020 Teacher of the Year and 2020 Rising Star Teacher selected by faculty members at each school site are listed below. They are nominees for District Teacher of the Year and District Rising Star Teacher and all will be celebrated at a public program on Tuesday, February 25 through the auspic ... read more »

Staying Heart Healthy with Dr Anderson Merhle with Ascension Medical Group St. John's Heart and Vascular Center

Feb 20, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, and it has been estimated as the underlying cause of death for one out of four deaths in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. But you’re never too old or too young to make lifestyle changes that c ... read more »

Vote in the 1st Annual Playground Cleaning Contest

Feb 20, 2020

Public and private schools in the area are asked to join the Simply Maid 1st Annual Playground Cleaning Competition. The contest is available to those schools in Washington County, and Nowata County. North Tulsa County schools, which includes Owasso, Collinsville and Skiatook, can join in as ... read more »

Faith-Based Addiction Center Opening in Pawhuska

Feb 19, 2020

Program Director for the Harvest Recovery Ranch in Pawhuska, John Chinn, was at Tuesday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting and explained what his facility is and what he hopes it will become.   Chinn said his program is designed to last anywhere from 12 to 18 months, d ... read more »

Stolen Firearms Lead to Larceny Charges

Feb 19, 2020

A Bartlesville woman was arrested after allegedly stealing multiple firearms and cash as well. Blair Oldham appeared in custody at the Washington County Courthouse facing charge of grand larceny and larceny under $1,000. Court documents allege that Oldham took an AR-15 rifle and a nine-millim ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Health Plans for County Employees

Feb 19, 2020

The Vice President of OPEH&W Health Plan, Ross Naylor, was at Tuesday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting to show support of his services for county employees. Naylor explained what set their services apart from others.   Naylor said his plan offers free incentives ... read more »

Dewey Public Works to Purchase Five Vehicles

Feb 19, 2020

An equipment lease purchase quote from Arvest Bank in Dewey was discussed by the Dewey Public Works Authority on Tuesday evening. Mayor Tom Hays said he appreciated having the quotes from Arvest Bank, Armstrong Bank and BancFirst. The goal was to look for quotes locally. Mayor Hays went o ... read more »

Bartlesville District 2020 Science Fair This Weekend

Feb 19, 2020

The Bartlesville District 2020 Science Fair will be held at the Phillips 66 Research Center, February 21-22.   Bartlesville Public School Superintendent Chuck McCauley says, "Last year, there was over 300 students from four different counties and it took over 170 community volun ... read more »

Rogers State University 2020 Bartlesville Scholarship Fundraising Breakfast

Feb 19, 2020

The Rogers State University Bartlesville Scholarship Fundraising Breakfast is being held Friday, March 27, 2020, from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Dowtown Bartlesville featuring a Silent Auction.   Your cost? The event is open to the public at no cost to individ ... read more »

Warhawk PTSD Service Dog Program Fundraiser

Feb 19, 2020

The WarHawk PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Service Dog Program is a new program, in its first year, that was founded by Kevin “WarHawk” Doncaster.  The purpose of the Program is to provide a special type of service dog, at virtually no cost, to those in need. We especially ... read more »