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Pawhuska High Schoolers Take the ACT

Jan 18, 2021

Sophomores, juniors and seniors at the high school level in Pawhuska had the opportunity to take the ACT test this past fall. 84 of the students took advantage of this free opportunity because they lost out on that chance to take it last spring. High School Principal Lori Justus says the numbers ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested in Caney

Jan 18, 2021

A Bartlesville man is arrested after being pulled over in Caney.  Earlier this weekend at around 10:30pm an officer with the Caney Police Department made a traffic stop for a traffic violation at State and Spears St.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as 58-year-old Gregory Mundi ... read more »

Dewey Schools to Stick with Set Quarantine Protocols

Jan 18, 2021

Dewey Public Schools (DPS) is sticking with its normal quarantine protocols for students and staff despite the fact that Governor Kevin Stitt announced a new quarantine option for schools last week. Superintendent Vince Vincent said DPS was able to offer in-person learning for almost the enti ... read more »

Council to Hold Special Meeting for COVID Relief Funds

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville City Council recently voted in support of an application process for the City to access grant funding through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce for COVID-19 relief funding. As part of the formal application process, which is due Monday, Feb. 1st, the City is required to ado ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to Meet Tuesday

Jan 18, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners may consider, discuss and possibly approve a change order over $8,100 to Envision Civil Contractors, LLC when they meet on Tuesday morning. The change order is for additional work on the District Three “2020 Washington County Wolfe Creek Bridge Project.&r ... read more »

Monday COVID-19 Update

Jan 18, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,837 new COVID-19 cases in Monday’s situation update. Seven total deaths are being reported across the state, none of which are local. As of Friday, 1,866 hospitalizations were reported. Washington County is reporting 462 active case ... read more »

Barnsdall School Going Virtual This Week

Jan 18, 2021

Late last week, Barnsdall Public Schools made the decision to pivot toward virtual learning beginning on Tuesday and running through Friday. This comes after two more students tested positive for COVID-19. Elementary teachers will be in contact with students regarding what students will be do ... read more »

BPS to Discuss School Bond Issue, More on Monday

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education will consider and possibly vote to appoint new board member Kinder Shamhart to the unexpired term for District 5 of the Board on Monday evening. From there, the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation will have the spotlight. The BPSF will pro ... read more »

Dewey May Approve Economic Development Item, More

Jan 18, 2021

The Dewey City Council may enter into executive session when they meet on Tuesday night at 7:00 o’clock at City Hall located at 411 E. Don Tyler Avenue. It states on the Dewey City Council’s agenda that it is the opinion of City Attorney Bo Estes that the Council may consider and ... read more »

Chamber's Eggs & Issues to be Held at Hilton Garden Inn

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s next Eggs & Issues breakfast will be a legislative briefing featuring our local delegation of Senator Julie Daniels, and Representatives Judd Strom and Wendi Stearman. The Chamber says the trio will provide an engaging and informative ... read more »

Bartlesville Community Center Receives Relief Grant

Jan 15, 2021

The Bartlesville Community Center (BCC) has received a much needed relief grant in the amount of $25,000 from Governor Kevin Stitt and the Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC). The OAC has given the BCC a chuck of its $3-million in CARES Act Funding. BCC Managing Director Val Callaghan said the grant ... read more »

Christopher & Banks to Close at Washington Park Mall

Jan 15, 2021

A store at the Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville is planning on closing its doors. Signs at the Christopher & Banks women's clothing store at the Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville show that they're currently holding a closing sale. Bartlesville Radio reached out to the mall ... read more »

Rep. Hern Speaks at Bartlesville Chamber Forum

Jan 15, 2021

During a virtual forum hosted on Zoom by the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Congressman Kevin Hern explained why he supported the $600 stimulus checks rather than the $2,000 checks. When it came to the possibility of sending out $2,000 in stimulus checks to everybody in ... read more »

Killers of the Flower Moon to Begin Filming in February

Jan 15, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to adapt and change plans constantly. Producers of the movie, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” were not immune, as they had hoped to begin shooting in the spring of 2020, but as we move into 2021, film crews have yet to begin rolling tape. There ha ... read more »

Osage County Man Escapes Prison

Jan 15, 2021

A Fairfax man who was being held in the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McCalester on first degree arson charges escaped for a short time Thursday afternoon, but was located a short time later by McCalester Police.   Kirby Yates is serving a five-year sentence for setting a res ... read more »