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Scholar Showcase to be Held on Thursday Evening

Jan 15, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation’s rescheduled Scholars Showcase will take place on Thursday. Blair Ellis, the BPS Foundation’s Executive Director, said tickets are still on sale for $20. She said people can buy tickets online at bpsfoundation.org. You can also call the ... read more »

CFO Muninger: City on Budget Target for FY 2019-20

Jan 15, 2020

The City of Bartlesville is on target to meet its budgetary goals this fiscal year, CFO/City Clerk Jason Muninger announced this week on KWON Radio's "City Talk" program.    Muninger said, "Sales tax is up dang near 3 percent! It's up 2.9 percent or about ... read more »

West Side Community Center to Host Mental Health Talk

Jan 15, 2020

The Westside Community Center of Bartlesville will host a discussion on mental health. Topics covered will be services available in Washington County, confidentiality, undocumented persons, and cultural issues that may prevent someone from seeking help. The discussion will be held on Thursday ... read more »

Vouchers to Permit Free Visit to Osage Landfill

Jan 15, 2020

Bartlesville residents will receive a voucher for one free trip to Osage Landfill in their next utility bill that will allow them to dispose of unwanted household goods free of charge any time before Dec. 31st, 2020. The program is intended to assist residents who have unwanted household item ... read more »

Osage Nation Talks About City Hall at Council Meeting

Jan 14, 2020

Osage Nation Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Redcorn started a dialogue with the Pawhuska City Council Tuesday evening regarding the possibility of the Nation re-purchasing City Hall. Redcorn said the Osage Nation built the building in 1894 before the Allotment Act of 1906 forced them to sell i ... read more »

Kihekah Waterline Project Getting Started Soon

Jan 14, 2020

The Pawhuska City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall Tuesday evening and got a number of things accomplished.   Osage Nation Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Redcorn addressed the council about the possibility of the Osage Nation re-purchasing City Hall. The ... read more »

City, ODOT Look to Install Signs to Direct Semi Traffic

Jan 14, 2020

Residents of Woodland Park in Bartlesville have asked the City of Bartlesville for help as semi-trucks use neighborhood streets to turn around. Ward 2 City Councilman Paul Stuart said a constituent recently called him about the issue. He said the semis are damaging yards, sprinkler systems an ... read more »

Nowata Police Chief Advocates for Improved Courthouse Security

Jan 14, 2020

Several Nowata County officials voiced the need for improved security measures at the courthouse at Monday’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. City of Nowata police chief Mike McElhaney spoke of a few instances were unsafe situations occurred at the courthouse recently. He also detai ... read more »

Pawhuska Teachers Honored at Board Meeting

Jan 14, 2020

One teacher from each campus was honored at Pawhuska's school board meeting Monday evening because they go above and beyond to provide a great learning opportunity for their students. Indian Camp Elementary School Principal Amy Sanders gave a plaque to Sharon Hendren, someone who always puts ... read more »

Commissioners Give Update on County Fairgrounds

Jan 14, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners continue to applaud Jason Mantooth, the Washington County Fairgrounds Manager, for his work in updating the facility. Last week, Mantooth painted the walls of the North Room of the Fairgrounds building a light gray. The trim was painted a darker gray. C ... read more »

Superintendent Vincent Shares Mid-Year Aid Calculation

Jan 14, 2020

Dewey Public Schools Superintendent Vince Vincent gave a presentation on the mid-year state aid calculation adjustment on Monday night during a Board of Education Meeting. According to Superintendent Vincent's report, Dewey Public Schools will lose $89,720. That is a lot of money, but the ... read more »

Allegiant Air to Offer Nonstop Flights to Nashville

Jan 14, 2020

Allegiant Air announced on Tuesday that they plan to offer new nonstop summer seasonal service between Tulsa and Nashville beginning Friday, June 4th, 2020. To commemorate the new nonstop, the airline has launched a celebration sale with fares starting as low as $44 one-way. In a statement, A ... read more »

Town Hall Being Held for those with Questions about Movie

Jan 14, 2020

For any Pawhuska residents with questions about how things may go in a few months when movie producers of, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” get to town, there will be a town hall Wednesday evening at the Pawhuska Community Center to get those questions answered. Matt Payne, along wit ... read more »

Man Arrested in Nowata County for Domestic Abuse

Jan 14, 2020

A man in Nowata County has been arrested for a domestic violence incident that occurred on Friday, Jan. 3rd. According to the Nowata County Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Mark Wright arrested 38-year-old Timothy Sutton for the events. In the arrest report, it states that the victim suffer ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Injured in Crash North of Barnsdall

Jan 14, 2020

A Bartlesville man was hospitalized following a personal injury collision which occurred just after 8pm last night on County Road 2145 and State Highway 123, approximately 7 miles north of Barnsdall, OK in Osage County.  According to police, Kevin Holden, 42, of Bartlesville, OK. was tra ... read more »