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Skiatook Chamber Holding Monthly Luncheon

Jul 09, 2019

This month’s Skiatook Chamber of Commerce luncheon will take place tomorrow at the First Baptist Church located at 940 Oak Street in Skiatook.   Cost to attend is $7 and the event begins at 11:30. Osage County Commissioner Kevin Pasley, along with Tulsa County Commissioner Stan Sal ... read more »

United Way is Looking for Day of Caring Projects

Jul 09, 2019

The Bartlesville Regional United Way is seeking projects for Day of Caring. Every year, BRUW coordinates Day of Caring, where volunteers from businesses around the community help non-profits with tasks such as building maintenance, yard work, sorting donations, reading to children and more. ... read more »

No Injuries Were Sustained in Friday Accident

Jul 09, 2019

Everyone is okay after a vehicle ran into the Bartlesville Animal Hospital last Friday. The Dewey Fire Department, the Dewey Police Department, Bartlesville EMS and Action Towing arrived at the seen along Highway 75. When they got to the Bartlesville Animal Hospital, no one was injured, and a ... read more »

Miller EMS Gives Positive Report

Jul 08, 2019

Brett Selvidge of Miller EMS was at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioner meeting giving an update on how things have been going with the company. Selvidge gave updates on both the month of June and a recap of what had happened during the last fiscal year.   In the month of ... read more »

School Board Approves Increase in Meal Prices, More

Jul 08, 2019

The Dewey School Board approved an updated Certified Salary Schedule on Monday evening. Superintendent Vince Vincent explained that this needed to take place because the State Legislature approved a $1,220 teacher pay raise. There will be enough new money allocated to cover the pay raise, ... read more »

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Moves to Kay County

Jul 08, 2019

The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center that was set up at Bartlesville High School has moved on. Public Information Officer Scott Sanders with the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they may come back if there is a need. He said they move based on the demand from each County's Emergenc ... read more »

Public Assistance on the way for Osage County

Jul 08, 2019

The Mobile Disaster Relief Center just closed in the city of Avant. This was for people who wanted to check on the progress of their FEMA assistance or see why they might have been denied.   Roberts said it was a help to the people of that part of the county. He is hoping they will c ... read more »

Bartlesville Code Enforcement Responses in High Point of the Season for Neighborhood Services

Jul 08, 2019

When it comes to folks reporting on the unsightliness of their neighbor's property, summertime seems to be the busiest in Bartlesville.   Speaking live on AM 1400/FM 93.3 KWON's City Talk Monday morning with Tom Davis, Community Development Director Lisa Beemon said the city ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Causes Accident While Under the Influence

Jul 08, 2019

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on a warrant for her alleged involvement in a traffic accident while she was under the influence. Jami Ford appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse facing a felony charge of driving under the influence. Ford posted a $20,000. According to ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Holding Special-Called Meeting Tuesday Morning

Jul 08, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board will meet Tuesday morning for a special called meeting to discuss some very important items. The board will consider authorizing the calling and holding of a bond election to be held in the Pawhuska School District. At last month’s meeting, Superintendent David ... read more »

Conveyance of Property Resolution Approved Monday

Jul 08, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners approved an independent contract agreement for on-call services from Guy Engineering for the new fiscal year on Monday. Chairman Mitch Antle said Guy Engineering's rates are mandated by the industry. He said the independent contract agreement is availab ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Requests Feasibility Study on Tulsa Levees

Jul 08, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt, and three Tulsa area mayors sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting the feasibility study on the Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System be expedited and completed by December 2019.  The feasibility study is needed for further improvements and upgrades to ... read more »

Asphalt Work to Start on Local Streets this Week

Jul 08, 2019

City of Bartlesville crews will be resurfacing several Bartlesville streets this week, weather permitting. Streets scheduled for resurfacing include Jefferson Place between Wayside Drive and Loris Lane. That will take place on Wednesday, July 10th through Friday, July 12th. Stonewall Driv ... read more »

County Commissioners Sign Letter Supporting Miller EMS

Jul 08, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regular scheduled meeting Monday morning. The commissioners decided to sign a letter of support for Miller EMS that will help them get grant money from the Oklahoma Emergency Response Systems and Stabilizations and Im ... read more »

Sheriff's Office May Have Been Struck By Lightning

Jul 08, 2019

Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen informed the County Commissioners Monday that a lightning bolt may have struck the Sheriff's Office over the weekend. Several controllers are down as a result of that potential strike. The Commissioners advised Sheriff Owen to get a claim so the Commis ... read more »