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Bartlesville Schools Adjust Meal Prices for 2020

Jun 17, 2019

Meal prices for Bartlesville Public School students will go up by a dime next school year.   Bartlesville school staff evaluates the cost for meals each year based on a Federal meal cost formula.  Elementary students will pay $2.10 for breakfast and $2.95 for lunch.  Secondary ... read more »

Commissioner Dunlap Discusses Sales Tax Renewal

Jun 17, 2019

The hopeful renewal of the quarter-cent sales tax in Washington County was discussed last night at the Bartlesville Public Library. District 3 Commissioner Mike Dunlap said the Special County Election on July 5th will make a big difference as to whether or not that tax will continue. The ... read more »

Arvest Foundation Donates Toward STEM Curriculum

Jun 17, 2019

The Arvest Bank Foundation presented a 15 thousand dollar donation to Bartlesville Public Schools Monday night.  The funds will benefit the Lead the Way STEM Curriculum.  Earl Sears presented the check. 951ES1 The district implemented Project Lead the Way in the 2018 school year ... read more »

American Flag Traditions Offer Leadership Skills

Jun 17, 2019

Troop 25 out of Ramona retired several flags on Flag Day at the American Legion Post 334. Scout Executive Phillip Wright was proud of the Scout Troop for holding the ceremony. He said this is a terrific way to teach citizenship to area youth. Respect stays with them throughout their life. ... read more »

Sen. Daniels: Transparency Needed with Federal Money

Jun 17, 2019

A bill passed in Oklahoma's 2019 Legislative Session that had to do with the transparency of Federal dollars. Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels said all agencies will have to show all the federal money that they bring in on a website. That website will show also show how much State ... read more »

All Lanes of Price Road in Bartlesville are Open

Jun 17, 2019

Both lanes of Price Road in Bartlesville are open. However, work on the $875,000 Price Road Dowel Retrofit Project continues. Micah Siemers, the City of Bartlesville’s Director of Engineering, said the project is in the final stages of completion. While both lanes are open again, Siemer ... read more »

Nowata County Receives FEMA Disaster Declaration

Jun 17, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Nowata County for federal assistance in the wake of widespread flooding that occurred last month. This announcement came from a press release from the office of Governor Kevin Stitt. Nowata County Emergency Management Director Laurie Summers wa ... read more »

Osage County Seeing Tourism Dollars

Jun 17, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and got some great news from Executive Director of Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland.   In the last two months, it is estimated that more than $880,000 has been spent on lodging across the county ... read more »

BAAB Tournament Starts Monday Night

Jun 17, 2019

The Bartlesville Area Amateur Baseball tournament is set to begin on Monday evening. Six area 14-and-under squads will battle for the right to be 'city champion' throughout this week.  The action will get underway from the Price Fields in Bartlesville at 6 p.m. on Monday. The fir ... read more »

Commissioner Dunlap to Discuss Special Election Monday

Jun 17, 2019

Renewing Washington County's quarter-cent sales tax will be the topic of discussion tonight in Bartlesville. If you live in the County, you are welcome to attend the presentation put on by District 3 Commissioner Mike Dunlap. Revenue, Dunlap said, has not grown with the quarter-cent s ... read more »

Hot Street Party is Coming to Bartlesville Friday

Jun 17, 2019

The Sixteenth Annual Hot Street Party is coming up! It will take place in Downtown Bartlesville at the Chamber of Commerce building June 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can come and look at some slick new rides and listen to the headliner “The Usual Suspects” put on a show. ... read more »

Two in Stable Condition Following Traffic Accident

Jun 17, 2019

Police redirect traffic at the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Silver Lake Road in Bartlesville Monday. A two vehicle traffic accident occurred in the roadway at approximately 1:30 p.m. A Maroon Toyota was attempting to turn left onto Silver Lake when a Red Honda collided head on ... read more »

Detention Services, Alcohol Tax Allocation Approved

Jun 17, 2019

A total of $16,150 in alcoholic beverage tax collections was approved for allocation on Monday in Washington County. The County Commissioners said the allocated tax was divided among Bartlesville, Copan, Dewey, Ochelata, Ramona and Vera. Earlier, the Commissioners approved a detention ser ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Talk Budget Resolutions

Jun 17, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners continued to discuss budget items with the end of the fiscal year approaching. The forefront of the conversation revolved around a resolution to apply county use tax funds for the sheriff’s office. Chairman Doug Sonenberg wanted to allow the sheriff&rsquo ... read more »

Pedestrian Killed in Nowata County Accident

Jun 16, 2019

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Saturday night Nowata County accident that killed a pedestrian and sent another to the hospital.  According to the accident report, 34 year-old Michael Catlin of Dewey was driving a Jeep Wrangler a mile west of of County Road 406 on U. S ... read more »