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PSO Donates Big Check to Help Build Facility in Nowata

Jun 25, 2019

A check can go a long way, but a $50,000 check presented by the Public Service Company of Oklahoma to Tri County Tech looks to go the distance. TCT's CEO Lindel Fields said the money will go towards a new facility in Nowata County. Fields said the money will benefit The Boys and Girls Clu ... read more »

YouthWorks Making Improvements to Pawhuska Schools

Jun 25, 2019

Throughout the summer, YouthWorks a Christ-centered mission group, will be making trips to Pawhuska to help make improvements to the school. Last week, students from Iowa and Illinois came to town. Maintenance Director Dean Hicks said they did a great job making improvements to Indian Camp Elemen ... read more »

City Continues to Look at Parking in Downtown Bartlesville

Jun 25, 2019

There are a couple of surveys you can take if you live in the City of Bartlesville. Engineering Director Micah Siemers said one of those surveys is a Downtown Parking Survey. He said you will receive a flier in your next utility bill. The online survey is already up and running. The Bartl ... read more »

Solid Waste Survey Runs Through Sunday in Bartlesville

Jun 25, 2019

Time is running out if you wish to take the City of Bartlesville's Solid Waste Survey. If you live in Bartlesville, City Manager Mike Bailey the Solid Waste Survey will close within days. Several years ago, the City implemented a poly cart system. At the time the system was put into p ... read more »

Education Department Gives Students Chance to Attend Conference

Jun 25, 2019

The Osage Nation Education Department is giving Osage members a chance to attend the American Indian Science and Engineering Society Conference in Milwaukee Wisconsin in October. The contest is open to incoming high school juniors and seniors. To enter, write a 300-word essay on how you would ... read more »

Woolaroc Kids Fest Taking Place Saturday

Jun 25, 2019

Kids Fest is taking place this weekend at the Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve. There will be arts and crafts, games, live music, inflatables, train rides and more fun to be had by all. The Prairie Fire Grille will be serving anything from Indian tacos, corndogs and cherry limeade. The f ... read more »

Design Committee May Send Recommendations to Council

Jun 25, 2019

There will be another Tower Green Design Committee meeting in Bartlesville Wednesday. The Committee will discuss and take action on a recommendation to the City Council for the inclusion of a water feature for the Tower Center at Unity Square Project. There will also be discussion and action ... read more »

Emergency Management Urges Further Tracking of Damage

Jun 24, 2019

Keep documenting damage – that's what Washington County Emergency Management's Executive Director Kary Cox told the County's Commissioner's Monday. A Disaster Declaration was put in place on May 20th, 2019 and was set to last 30. The Emergency Management Act of 2003 limi ... read more »

Disaster Proclamations Extended at Commissioner Meeting

Jun 24, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regular scheduled meeting Monday morning and two disaster emergency proclamations were approved and extended. Both of these proclamations are a result of the rains in the area.   The commissioners accepte ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jun 24, 2019

A Bartlesville man is facing an allegation of domestic abuse stemming from an incident in which he allegedly became violent with a female. 68-year-old John Jones appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of felony domestic abuse and interfering with an emergency phone ... read more »

Man Arrested After Allegedly Slapping, Punching Woman

Jun 24, 2019

Police used cell phone video from an alleged domestic disturbance to make an arrest. Tony Bohannon Jr. was arrested on a warrant from a May 25 incident. Bohannon appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, a female victim ... read more »

Timber Creek 115 Bridge Closes Permanently

Jun 24, 2019

Timber Creek 115 Bridge in Washington County has been closed off permanently to the public. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier said people were not adhering to the weight limits for the bridge. The Timber Creek 115 Bridge could handle 3-tons crossing at one time. The bridge is lo ... read more »

Sen. Daniels Holds Public Forum in Bartlesville

Jun 24, 2019

Oklahoma Senator Julie Daniels held a town hall forum at the Bartlesville Public Library Monday afternoon and spoke on a wide array of issues. One thing Daniels was sure to highlight was the good work she, along with other members of congress, were doing regarding helping our public safety office ... read more »

City Wants More Neighborhood Traffic Enforcement

Jun 24, 2019

Sales tax collections in Bartlesville for the month of June wraps-up better than anticipated. There was an 8-percent change in sales tax collections in June. City of Bartlesville's Finance Director Jason Muninger said this was the biggest percent increase they saw in 2018-2019. He said th ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Disaster Recovery

Jun 24, 2019

Recovery from storm damage was a continued topic of discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Corey Williams from the Office of Disaster Assistance gave a presentation on how citizens can apply for and receive aid. Williams explained that individuals can rec ... read more »