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Kansas Man Arrested for Alleged Drug Trafficking, More

Jul 08, 2020

According to the Nowata County Sheriff’s Office, Byron Anderson, 42, of Cherryvale, Kansas, was arrested by NCSO Deputy Walton, who conducted a traffic stop on Highway 169 near County Road 19 when Anderson allegedly drove off the roadway. Before Anderson came to a stop, he began throwin ... read more »

Grand Opening Tower Center at Unity Square Event Friday

Jul 08, 2020

A ribbon cutting ceremony is set to start at 5:50 p.m. Friday to celebrate the official opening of the Tower Center at Unity Square.    Appearing Tuesday on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Bartlesville Vice-Mayor Alan Gentges says many dignitaries will be on hand for the event.   ... read more »

County Commissioners Talk About the Need to Improve Roads

Jul 07, 2020

Oklahoma State Legislatures recently voted to assist all 77 counties with additional funding in light of the COVID-19 pandemic for the next fiscal year. This money will be put into the highway fund and will be distributed to each district. District one commissioner for Osage County, Randall Jones ... read more »

Proposal for Septic Sewer Line Approved in Dewey

Jul 07, 2020

Holloway, Updike and Bellen, Inc.'s proposal for engineering services for a sanitary sewer line extension on West 1400 Road in the City of Dewey was approved by the Dewey Public Works Authority on Monday night. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease said the sanitary sewer line runs 1,200-feet, ... read more »

Pawhuska Students Receive Prestigious Award

Jul 07, 2020

Nine students from Pawhuska High School are being honored because they were accepted into the 2020 Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society. To qualify for this award, students must have a 3.9 GPA, be active in leadership programs and participate in Native American events. Kaitlyn Adkins, Shelby ... read more »

Area Residents Stay Safe on Independence Day

Jul 07, 2020

Fourth of July festivities were in full swing in Washington County and the surrounding area over the weekend with safety in mind. While fireworks were blasting off and making loud booms and cracks, Bartlesville EMS worked quietly behind the scenes. According to Bartlesville EMS, no firework r ... read more »

Tom Mix Museum, Historical Society Contracts Approved

Jul 07, 2020

During the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday night, a contract between the City of Dewey and the Washington County Historical Society was approved. A similar contract between the City of Dewey and the Tom Mix museum for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year was also approved by the Dewey City Council. ... read more »

Osage Nation Inauguration Moved to Pawhuska, Will Be Private

Jul 07, 2020

The seventh Osage Nation Congress Inauguration Ceremony, originally scheduled to take place at the Osage Casino in Tulsa has since been canceled and will now take place on the Osage Nation Campus. The event is still set to take place this Saturday. It will be a private ceremony that can be live-s ... read more »

COVID-19 Numbers for Tuesday 7/7

Jul 07, 2020

There are 858 new coronavirus cases in Oklahoma according to Tuesday’s Situation Update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The OSDH is reporting five new deaths in the state; none occurred in the past 24 hours. These COVID-19 related deaths have occurred in Carter, Delaware, ... read more »

VIDEO: Rep. Hern Visits Bartlesville Radio

Jul 07, 2020

Congressman Kevin Hern dropped by our Bartlesville Radio studios Tuesday en route to some campaign events in the area.   Hern shared with us the somber event of the recent burials his father and aunt--both veterans.     Hern then gave us an update on the possib ... read more »

Former Creamery Will Not Be Developed as Planned

Jul 07, 2020

After much consideration, Mark Spencer, the proprietor of Painted Horse, advised the Bartlesville Development Authority on Thursday morning that he has decided not to pursue his venture in the former Crystal Creamery building in Bartlesville. David Wood, the President of the BDA, said there w ... read more »

BPS to Look for Community Input on Start of School

Jul 07, 2020

Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley on Monday said four different committees have been working hard to come up with a plan for the start of school next month. Representatives of teachers, parents, administrators, and students at the secondary level. However, because of t ... read more »

DPS Holds Board Election, Approves Several Items

Jul 06, 2020

During the Dewey Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday night, an election was held for board president, vice president, and clerk. Amy LaSpisa was unanimously elected to be the DPS board president. Ryan Higbee was elected as the board's vice president. Lastly, David Chancell ... read more »

Council Members Take Oath of Office, Contracts Approved

Jul 06, 2020

Dewey City Judge Rob Fries gave the oath of office to newly elected officials during the Dewey City Council on Monday night. Cordell Rumsey is the newest addition to the council after being the only person to file for the Ward Three seat. Ashley Clark did not re-file for her seat on the counc ... read more »

Municipal Authority Approves Environmental Assessment

Jul 06, 2020

The Bartlesville Municipal Authority voted to receive an environmental impact study pertaining to the Caney River Water Augmentation project. This project will re-route effluent wastewater from the water treatment plant on Tuxedo Boulevard to County Road 1500. This will put water back into th ... read more »