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Agreement with Bartlesville Hotel LLC to be Discussed

Jul 21, 2020

The consideration and possible action regarding the approval of a subordination agreement between the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority and the Bartlesville Hotel, LLC relating to the Hilton Garden Inn will take place in the next BRTA meeting. The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Aut ... read more »

No Quorum for BDA Meeting, to Meet Another Time

Jul 21, 2020

Martin Garber would have been recognized by the Bartlesville Development Authority on Wednesday for his eight years of service on the authority, but there will is no quorum for the meeting to be held as previously scheduled. Following a possible move into an executive session, the Bartlesvill ... read more »

Sen. Julie Daniels on Governor's Commission to Advise State of Oklahoma Following U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Jul 21, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt, on Monday, issued Executive Order 2020-24, announcing the formation of The Oklahoma Commission on Cooperative Sovereignty to address concerns and make recommendations to the State and the U.S. Congress in light of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions in McGirt v. Oklahoma ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council is Keeping an Eye on COVID-19

Jul 21, 2020

The COVID-19 numbers locally are manageable at this point, but that could change. And if it does, the Bartlesville City Council is busy gathering information in preparation for whatever guidance that might entail.   To date, the city of Bartlesville has weathered the storm of COVID-1 ... read more »

Death in Caney Appears to be Natural Causes

Jul 21, 2020

The recent death investigation at 204 South Fawn in Caney, which resulted in an autopsy to determine the cause of death is complete. Last Wednesday, 76 year old Ronald Ross was found deceased in his home. Due to suspicious circumstances at the home the body of Ross was sent to Frontier ... read more »

Bartlesville Public School Board Approves Reopening Guidelines

Jul 21, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education on Monday approved the "General Reopening Guidelines for Families" during their virtual meeting. Face coverings will be part of the dress code for middle schools and high schools to be worn throughout the day - on school buses, in h ... read more »

BPS Back-to-School Plan Approved

Jul 21, 2020

  These guidelines are shared with our school communities, including students, families, and staff, in an effort to mitigate the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Over the summer, multiple committees which included administrators, teachers, health and safety personnel, parents, and stude ... read more »

Staff to Start Soliciting City-Owned Property

Jul 20, 2020

The Dewey City Council gave approval for staff to solicit and accept applications to lease city-owned property located at 530 S. Osage Avenue on Monday night. City Manager Kevin Trease said this process will start in the coming days. The hope is to get someone in the building that is the ... read more »

Bulldogger Back to School Plan Approved, More

Jul 20, 2020

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education approved the Bulldogger Back to School Plan for the 2020-2021 school year on Monday night. We will have more information on the Bulldogger Back to School Plan on Tuesday as those plans are provided by the Dewey school board. When discussing the ... read more »

Re-Zoning Requests Approved by Council

Jul 20, 2020

The Dewey City Council held two public hearings on re-zoning requests and one public hearing on a variance request on Monday night. City Manager Kevin Trease said one of the re-zoning requests focused on turning Jesse’s Auto Body, located 421 S. Osage Avenue, from a commercial highway t ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair Canceled

Jul 20, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Osage County Free Fair at Monday morning's meeting. The fair board had voted unanimously that it would be best to cancel this year's fair, but they wanted to leave it in the hands of the commissioners. ... read more »

Cleveland Man Charged with Domestic Abuse by Strangulation

Jul 20, 2020

A Cleveland man was brought in on a warrant for an alleged violent incident with a woman that occurred in March 2020. Jeremy Collins was charged with domestic abuse assault and battery by strangulation on Monday in Washington County court. He appeared out of custody after posting a $25,000 bond. ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Slew of Charges

Jul 20, 2020

An 18-year-old Bartlesville man was arrested on two warrants totaling $40,000 as well as new charges. Patrick Rigg faces multiple counts including eluding police, escaping custody, false impersonation and third degree burglary among other charges. Rigg was involved in three different incident ... read more »

Bighill Furniture Store Re-visited at Monday's Meeting

Jul 20, 2020

The Bighill Furniture Store in Fairfax has been demolished, but the support wall is still standing at this time. It cost $45,000 to construct the wall. The county paid for half of the wall and the other half came from the Fairfax Medical Facities.   The Chief Operations Officer of th ... read more »

Online Auction to Impact Local RSU Students

Jul 20, 2020

The RSU Foundation will hold an online auction to raise scholarship funds for local Rogers State students on Friday and Saturday. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 24th and conclude at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 25th. The annual scholarship fundraising breakfast previously s ... read more »