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Tower Green Review Committee Could Meet Soon

Jan 23, 2019

The Tower Green Review Committee looks to resume their meetings this month to discuss the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The committee had met several times with Ambler Architects in City Hall to discuss design concepts to send to the Bartlesville City Council in 2018. Those plans were app ... read more »

Congressman Hern to Serve on Budget Committee

Jan 23, 2019

First-District Congressman Kevin Hern says he is excited to have been appointed to the Natural Resources, Small Business, and Budget Committees.  Hern says thousands of Oklahomans are employed in the Energy sector, an industry that is directly impacted by the work of the Natural Resources Co ... read more »

Several City Staff Members Get Promotions

Jan 23, 2019

Several changes have been made recently in the City of Bartlesville's staff line-up.  People have been promoted and a new position has been created at the Bartlesville Police Department.   Asof the first of the year, former Human Resources Director and 30-year employee Shell ... read more »

Sales Tax Rate Increase Discussed Tuesday Night

Jan 22, 2019

The Dewey City Council opened the floor to the public to start their meeting on Tuesday night. Discussion at the Dewey City Council meeting revolved around a possible increase to Dewey's sales tax rate. City Manager Kevin Trease says the sales tax rate generates an average of $60,000 a month ... read more »

Planning Commssion Approves Plat Change

Jan 22, 2019

The Bartlesville Planning Commission approved a preliminary plat for property just north of where the Central National Bank building on Washington Blvd Tuesday night.  The commission heard a request from Ambler Architects on behalf of the property owner.   City Planner, Lisa Beeman ... read more »

Arrests Made In Alleged Drive-By Shooting

Jan 22, 2019

An alleged shooting in Bartlesville on Friday has led to four arrests. The shooting occurred on the 1600 block of Oklahoma Street. 18-year-old Lakenvian Jernigan, two 17-year-old juveniles, and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested for their alleged involvement in the incident. A court affidav ... read more »

City Planning Commission to Discuss Plat Approval

Jan 22, 2019

Bartlesville's City Planning Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. In that meeting, the City Planning Commission will consider and take action to elect a chairman for the commission. They may also take action to elect a vice-chairman. Lastly, the City Planning Commi ... read more »

Remembering Marta: A Champion for Education

Jan 22, 2019

The Bartlesville Public School District remembers a long-time champion on Tuesday. Marta Manning, who served on the Bartlesville Board of Education for 20 years from 1991-2011, passed away on Tuesday, January 22. Manning heard the call to run for the Bartlesville Board of Education in 1990, and w ... read more »

Marthas Task Anxiously Awaits Funds

Jan 22, 2019

Martha's Task Program Director Laura Walton says the non-profits awaits funds from a benefit breakfast held at Masonic Lodge 284 in Bartlesville in Dec. Walton says the Masonic Lodge has to go through a regional lodge so they can receive matching funds before they present a check to Martha ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Stay Busy Tuesday Morning

Jan 22, 2019

The Osage County Commissioners met Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and discussed a wide array of topics. Kelly Bland, the Executive Director of the Tourism Oversite Committee gave a recap on what happened over the past year across Osage County. Bland also talked about new busine ... read more »

Kelly Bland Talks Osage County Tourism

Jan 22, 2019

Kelly Bland, Executive Director of the Tourism Oversite Committee, was on hand at Tuesday's Osage County Commissioner meeting to discuss the many good things going on across the county. Bland also highlighted some of the things that have happened over the past year. The County Commiss ... read more »

Government Shutdown Could Slow Road Project

Jan 22, 2019

A letter to Kent Jeter regarding his reappointment to the County Equalization Excise Board was reviewed first by the Washington County Commissioners in their Tuesday meeting. The commissioners moved to reappoint Kent because of his already outstanding performance in that role. Next, the Washi ... read more »

Downtown Building Demolitions Becoming Real

Jan 22, 2019

The three structures between the Washington County Administration and Judicial buildings in Bartlesville should be torn down in the near future. The property is owned by the Washington County Building Commission. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap told his fellow commissioners about ... read more »

France Uncorked Tickets Remain

Jan 22, 2019

Tickets remain for Friday evening's OKM Music's wine tasting event. You are invited to join OKM Music for France Uncorked: A Wine Tasting Event, an evening of wine, French sweets, hors d'ouevres and French Café music in Ambler Hall.   Start the evening with French ... read more »

Bartlesville Board Gets Bond Issue Update

Jan 22, 2019

The Bartlesville School Board continued to talk about a proposed bond issue during Monday night's meeting.  Superintendent, Chuck McCauley told the board transportation needs continue. The schools will likely need to replace busses that were bought in 2009.  Heating, Ventilation, an ... read more »