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Candidates Have One More Day to File

Dec 04, 2018

Candidates wanting to run for a municipal office in the city of Pawhuska or a board of education position in any Osage County School District have until 5 p.m. tomorrow to do so. Candidates wishing to file may do so between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Osage County Election Board Office, located at 6 ... read more »

Clinic to Offer Mammograms at Pawhuska Clinic

Dec 04, 2018

Mammograms will be offered today and tomorrow at the Wah Zha Zhi Health Clinic at 715 Grandview Ave. in Pawhuska to Osage and Native American women residing in Osage County.   This is for women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year. Priority appointments will be give ... read more »

Honor Reception Planned for a Local Quilters Guild

Dec 04, 2018

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will host a holiday reception in honor of the Bartlesville Jubilee Quilters Guild from 1 to 2 p.m., on Dec. 19.  The public is invited to join the museum and Quilters Guild members as a small token of appreciation for sharing their beautiful Christmas qui ... read more »

Fire Department Sends Letter to Dewey City Council

Dec 04, 2018

The Dewey City Council held off on revising the rules and format on conduct for city council meetings. The point of interest came after the agenda item to amend the rules and conduct format for city council meetings. A couple weeks ago, people heavily criticized the Dewey Fire Department in t ... read more »

Updated Policies Accepted in School Board Meeting

Dec 03, 2018

The Dewey School Board had a quick and routine school board meeting on Monday night. In that meeting, the school board approved new and updated policies that align with the Every Child Succeeds Act. Superintendent Vince Vincent says there are 7 policies that are new to them.   The po ... read more »

Board of Education Filings Began Monday

Dec 03, 2018

The filings for Board of Education offices opened Monday. Office one incumbent Mike Moore with Tri County Tech and office four incumbent David M. Chancellor with Dewey Public Schools filed for re-election to their positions Monday. Office three in Bartlesville still awaits someone to file for the ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Chooses Copeland and Gentges

Dec 03, 2018

Dale Copeland is still the Mayor of Bartlesville.  After City Attorney Jerry Maddux administered the oath of office to the five members of the council, he presided over the election of a mayor.  Copeland was the only person nominated for the office and he was elected unanimously. &n ... read more »

Ramona Man Fraudulently Clears Over $65,000

Dec 03, 2018

A Ramona man is being accused of forging checks and making fraudulent money transfers from his grandparent’s bank accounts. Jarred Brown appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of fraud, forgery, identity theft, violations of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes and se ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Accused of Strangling Roommate

Dec 03, 2018

A Bartlesville man who was accused of a strangling his roommate appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Trevor Norris stood before a judge facing a charge of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor for an incident that occurred on Friday, Nov. 30. According to an affidavit, ... read more »

Winners Announced at Pawhuska Christmas Parade

Dec 03, 2018

The Pawhuska Christmas Parade was Saturday evening and there were more entries in this year’s parade than any other parade from years past. That made it difficult for the judges to pick winners for who had the best Christmas movie themed float this year, but they were able to distinguis ... read more »

Surplus Playground Equipment Up For Sale

Nov 30, 2018

Surplus playground equipment from Johnstone and Sooner parks are up for sale via an online bidding process. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman says new playground equipment was installed last summer at four City of Bartlesville-owned parks, allowing for the sale of the older equipment at ... read more »

County Commissioners Approve Red Fridays

Dec 03, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and made many important decisions that affect the county. One item on the agenda stood apart from the rest, though.  Brandi Taylor, spokeswoman for Bluestar Moms, was on hand to give a presentation in regards ... read more »

ODOT to Hold Public Meeting for Hwy 123 Bridge Work

Dec 03, 2018

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting in Bartlesville to discuss the proposal of work on the bridge crossing over the Caney River on State Highway 123. The Washington County Commissioners discussed this public meeting in their Monday morning meeting. District 1 Comm ... read more »

Sheriff Barnett Gives Update on Jail

Dec 03, 2018

Sheriff Terry Barnett gave an update on the status of several items within the sheriff’s office building and the jail during Monday’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Barnett informed the commissioners of several leaks in the building that have been documented. There ar ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meets Monday Night

Dec 03, 2018

The Dewey City Council meeting Monday night will start their Monday night meeting with the approval of claims. Afterward, the Dewey City Council will discuss, consider and possibly take action on establishing a format and rules of order regarding the conduct of city council meetings. Then they wi ... read more »