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Price Tower Receives Getty Foundation Preservation Grant

Jun 06, 2018

Bartlesville's Price Tower Arts Center has been named one of two U.S. recipients of the 75 thousand dollar Getty Foundation "Keeping it Modern" preservation grant.  Architect, Gunny Harboe is on site has begun an extensive inspection of the Price Tower -- literally from top to ... read more »

Osage Nation Election Results Announced

Jun 06, 2018

Tuesday Osage Nation voters spoke and re-elected Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear and Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Red Corn. Additionally, the nation elected four new members to the Osage Nation Congress, Scott BigHorse, Eli Potts, Brandy Lemon, Paula Stabler and re-elected Alice Goodf ... read more »

Demolition Begins

Jun 06, 2018

Demolition has begun at the McDonalds restaurant on Highway 75 and Price Road. Starting this morning, an excavator began tearing down the building. Plans are to demolish the old building and build a new building in its place. No time table has been set for when the new fast food store wil ... read more »

Man Arrested After Smashing Car Windows with Axe

Jun 05, 2018

A Coffeyville man was arrested after being witnessed smashing car windows with an axe. Aundre Nuckols stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. He was arraigned on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, damage to propert ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education Meets

Jun 04, 2018

The Dewey Board of Education met on Monday evening for a lengthy meeting, where Superintendent Vince Vincent gave a presentation and opened a forum regarding expenditure of Title I and other federally funded programs.   Vincent explained that DPS benefits from these programs, and out ... read more »

City Council Dissolves Historic District Committee

Jun 05, 2018

The Pawhuska City Council elected to dissolve the Historic District Committee, only a few months after the committee was reinstated, at the June meeting of the Pawhuska City Council Tuesday night. The Pawhuska City Council endured numerous public comments during this city council meeting on Tuesd ... read more »

BDA Recaps Productive Fiscal Year

Jun 05, 2018

2017-2018 was a banner fiscal year for the Bartlesville Development Authority. BDA President David Wood presented the primary industry review for the last fiscal year at Monday night’s meeting of the Bartlesville City Council. The revitalization of the Eastland Shopping Center was a maj ... read more »

Tulsa Man Pleads in Burger King Burglary

Jun 05, 2018

32 year-old Tracy Allen Crawford, of Tulsa, pleaded guilty to brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence today.   On February 13, 2017, Crawford and another individual stole $900 from a Burger King located at 3242 E. 11th Street in Tulsa. Crawford pointed a h ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet On Monday

Jun 04, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning for their first of the month meeting, where forms were approved to continue roadwork on Bison Road. The Commissioners also approved a resolution for Fiscal year 2018-2019 to participate in a workers compensation from the Assoc ... read more »

Dewey Authorities Approve Budget

Jun 05, 2018

The City of Dewey held a public forum before their first City Council meeting of the month. The took a look at and approved the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget for the City of Dewey and the Dewey Public Works Authority.   City Manager Kevin Trease says that budgets were the majority of ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Schedule Memorial for K-9 Apollo

Jun 05, 2018

The Bartlesville Police Department announces it will be holding a memorial service in honor of K-9 officer Apollo, after his passing on May 19th. The Service will be held June 10th in the Bartlesville High School’s Custer Stadium, it will begin at 7 p.m., and the Bartlesville public is invi ... read more »

Ed Gordon to Retire

Jun 04, 2018

After 27 years of service with the City of Bartlesville, city manager Ed Gordon announced on Monday that he will be retiring effective July 31. Gordon first experienced medical problems in August 2017 and took a leave of absence until February of this year when he returned on a part-time basi ... read more »

City Council Discusses Several Budget Matters

Jun 04, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council discussed several budget related items as a part of a lengthy agenda at Monday night’s meeting. Firstly, a bid was awarded to Triangle Construction for $1.1 million to facilitate the Harvard Sewer Line Project. The current pipes are operating over capacity ... read more »

Exit Audit Conducted on Former Nowata Sheriff

Jun 04, 2018

Oklahoma State Auditor Gary Jones concluded on exit audit on former Nowata County Sheriff Sandy Hadley. Hadley retired on February 1 after a nine-month stint as the top law enforcement officer for the county. The findings of the audit included inadequate control over collections process for t ... read more »

Tower Green Design Committee Wants Public Input

Jun 04, 2018

The Tower Green Design Committee will receive public input at a special town hall meeting on June 14. The committee is looking to gather opinions on how to best shape the gathering space that was approved as a part of the March 6 General Obligation Bond Election. The $1.7-million project will ... read more »