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Last Day to Register for Runoff Set for July 31

Jul 24, 2020

Friday, July 31st is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 25th Runoff Primary Election, Special City of Bartlesville Election and the Special Copan I-4 School Election Washington County Election Board Secretary, Yvonne House, said persons ... read more »

Lions Park Sign Still in the Works

Jul 24, 2020

A sign has been constructed at Lions Park in Dewey, but City Manager Kevin Trease said there is still some work to be done before the project reaches its full completion. Waiting for the final designs is what is keeping the project from completion now. With the designs, the City of Dewey will ... read more »

Chief Roles Discusses Upcoming Unity Forum

Jul 24, 2020

Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles will be one of twelve Inclusion and Diversity panelists at an event called “Bartlesville Diversity Unity Forum." Topics such as diversity, inequality and race will be discussed during the forum. Chief Roles said the event was created to help op ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Pilots Jobs for America’s Graduates Program

Jul 24, 2020

Bartlesville Public Schools will be one of five districts in Oklahoma piloting the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program this fall. JAG helps young people succeed both in school and on-the-job, leading to a productive and rewarding career. JAG is led by a public/private partnership at ... read more »

Friday COVID-19 Numbers Update

Jul 24, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health claims to have resolved system backlog issues that had been mincing the numbers on its daily COVID-19 reports. The state says that 314 new coronavirus cases are being reported across the state Friday, one of the lowest amounts of new case numbers this month ... read more »

Candidate Filing for Council Seats to Open Monday

Jul 24, 2020

Candidates for municipal office for the City of Bartlesville will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3rd. Yvonne House, the Secretary of the Washington County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5th. Candidate ... read more »

Not for Profit Organization to Give Presentation on Monday

Jul 24, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska this Monday. Members of Help Works, Inc. will be at the meeting asking for a donation of property in Pawhuska acquired by the county at the treasure’s resale. This is a not ... read more »

Chambers Named 4-H Recreation Leader

Jul 24, 2020

Oklahoma 4-H introduced the 2020-2021 State 4-H Leadership Council on Thursday, and it left one Pawhuska native crying tears of joy. Elizabeth Chambers of Pawhuska was named as the Recreation Leader for the 2020-2021 State 4-H Leadership Council. In the video on Facebook, Chambers rushes to s ... read more »

Bartlesville's Heather Boyle Earns the OEA 2020 Kate Frank Award

Jul 24, 2020

Heather Boyle has been named winner of the OEA’s 2020 Kate Frank Award in honor of her passionate leadership. One of the association’s four Human and Civil Rights awards, the Kate Frank Award is presented to an OEA member and/or local association rendering outstanding and significant ... read more »

Tri County Tech Announces Back-to-School Plan

Jul 24, 2020

Tri County Tech is planning to start school on Friday, Aug. 7th, in-person and on-campus. In their recently released Back-to-School Plan, Tri County’s CEO and Superintendent Lindel Fields said the health and safety of students is two of their top priorities. He said Tri County has a tas ... read more »

OKM Music Reformats Its 36th Festival

Jul 24, 2020

OKM Music has been gearing up for its 36th season as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, OKM’s Board of Directors have decided to reformat the 2020 festival to ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment while attending the concerts. ... read more »

Structure Fire in Dewey Extinguished on Thursday

Jul 24, 2020

Firefighters made quick work of a structure fire in the 900 Block of West 9th Street in Dewey on Thursday evening. According to Dewey Fire Chief Jacob Cox, they were dispatched to a house that was on fire at approximately 5:45 p.m. The caller stated that the fire was in the back of her reside ... read more »

Bartian Catches Record Breaking Paddlefish

Jul 23, 2020

A Bartian caught a world record breaking paddlefish at Keystone Lake in northeast Oklahoma on Thursday morning. Cory Watters of Bartlesville caught a 151 pound, 14.4 ounce paddlefish, which beat the world record that was set by James Lukehart a little over three weeks ago. Watters said he wen ... read more »

Woolaroc Acquires More Oil History

Jul 23, 2020

Woolaroc is pleased to be the new home of a 1952 GMC Pickup owned by the American Torpedo Company out of Bartlesville. The truck was donated by Patrick Hagerman of Scotlea Hot Rods in Nowata. Woolaroc docent Ken Harris first approached Museum Director Shiloh Thurman in June to see if the muse ... read more »

Pawhuska Students Getting Supplies Paid For

Jul 23, 2020

It was recently announced that all school supplies will be provided for students who attend Pawhuska Public Schools. Superintendent David Cash is grateful for everyone's generosity.   If you would like to donate, you can write a check to the First United Methodist Church of Pawhu ... read more »