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Osage Nation Offering Classes on Healthy Eating

Jan 02, 2020

The Osage Nation will be putting on healthy cooking classes on each Tuesday from January 14th through February 4th. The classes will begin at 5:30 p.m. and they will take place at the Osage Nation Civic Center in Pawhuska. The goal of the class is to teach individuals how to cook healthy meal ... read more »

Vaudeville to Cinema Comes to City History Museum

Jan 02, 2020

The Bartlesville Area History Museum announced a new exhibit and event opening this week titled: “Vaudeville to Cinema.” The exhibit will open with a showing of the movie, “The Seven Year Itch” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 6th, followed by an additional evening openi ... read more »

First Baby of 2020 is a Boy, Family Wins Baby Derby!

Jan 01, 2020

Congratulations to the Campbell family for having the first baby born in Bartlesville in 2020 and for being our Baby Derby winner! Ascension St. John Jane Phillips confirms the New Year's Day 2020 first born as Legend Cole Campbell (boy) born to Nikkilyn Campbell. Baby boy Legend Cole ... read more »

Ice Rink Remains Open Until Sunday in Bartlesville

Jan 02, 2020

The ice rink by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Depot located at 2nd and Keeler is open to the public for a little while longer. The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the Ville started on Friday, Dec. 6th. Sherri Wilt, the President and CEO of the Chamber, said it has ... read more »

Oklahoma Sees No Fatality Accidents on New Year's Eve

Jan 01, 2020

Americans celebrated New Year’s Eve in style on Tuesday to bring in 2020, and while Oklahomans took part in the festivities, they played it safe. According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation on New Year’s Day, they did not work a single fatality crash in our great state ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Get People Home Safe on New Years Eve

Jan 01, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department was offering free rides for revelers who had a little too much fun ringing in the New Year. Dispatchers received nine phone calls and Deputy Police Chief Rocky Bevard was glad to see this.   Bevard did say there was one arrest made as the night went ... read more »

Few Arrests Around the County for New Year Celebration

Jan 01, 2020

It was a relatively quiet night as Washington County rang in the New Year. Sheriff Scott Owen told KWON that deputies made only four arrests over the course of the night. That number would not be unusual for any other day of the year. Of the arrests only one was for driving under the influenc ... read more »

OSDH Supports Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco in Effort to Protect the Health of Youth and Young Adults

Jan 01, 2020

In effort to protect youth and young adults from the harmful of effects of tobacco use, federal law raising the buying age for tobacco from 18 to 21 has been signed and is now in effect for Oklahoma. It is now illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, smoke ... read more »

Gaming Compacts: Where Do They Stand? Gov. Stitt, the Tribes?

Dec 31, 2019

It is New Year's Eve. Governor Stitt believes the gaming compacts with the Tribes expires. Where do the sides stand at this hour? Two tribes in Oklahoma have signed an eight-month extension with Oklahoma Governor Stitt, and three tribes have filed a federal lawsuit to ... read more »

Copan Man Charged with Domestic Abuse

Dec 31, 2019

A Copan man was arrested on a warrant stemming from an early December domestic abuse incident. Brian Guess appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing misdemeanor charges. According to an affidavit, an argument occurred between Guess and the victim. She stated that he becam ... read more »

Flooding a Top Story Across Osage County in 2019

Dec 31, 2019

The top news story in 2019 across a large portion of the state will be how the spring flooding affected people's lives, the county roads and the terrain across the area. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts said this has been very costly for the county, but he said the county is final ... read more »

Two Students Named to 2020 Student Advisory Board

Dec 31, 2019

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced that 104 Oklahoma high school students have been named to her 2020 Student Advisory Council. On the list is Bartlesville’s Stone Yang and Elijah Winters. Yang is a returning member from 2019. Only 24 of the 104 high ... read more »

Utility Rates to Increase in Dewey to Start Off 2020

Dec 31, 2019

Increases in the City of Dewey’s utilities rates will go into effect as we look ahead to a new year. This was discussed during the Dewey Public Works Authority meeting in November. In that meeting, Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease said the city has not increased utility rates in five yea ... read more »

Diabetes Prevention Program Coming to Pawhuska

Dec 31, 2019

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is offering free classes on a way to live healthier and prevent diabetes in Pawhuska. They will provide tips on how to lose weight and get in a routine for exercising. The class will be offered at 4:45 in the afternoon on Jan. 6 at the Civic Center in ... read more »

State, Cherokee Nation Come to One Year Extension

Dec 31, 2019

The State of Oklahoma has agreed to a one-year extension with Cherokee Nation on the hunting and fishing compact that was set to expire on New Year’s Eve. In a statement, Gov. Stitt said: “I appreciate the Cherokee Nation working in good faith with my office and the Oklahoma Depar ... read more »