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Filing Period Coming Up in Osage County

Apr 01, 2020

The statewide candidate filing period begins Wednesday, April 8th and will run through Friday, April 10th at 5 p.m. Candidates filing for state offices will do so through the Secretary of the State Election Board in Oklahoma City. If filing for a county office, you will go through the Secretary o ... read more »

PODCAST: Sen. Inhofe Talks COVID-19

Apr 01, 2020

U.S. Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma phoned into our studios Wednesday to give us his update on the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senator breaks down his update into five categories: The Hospitals The Vaccine The Small Business Loans The Individual Recovery Payment The Unemploym ... read more »

Hominy Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Apr 01, 2020

An Osage County man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into some trees about three miles west of Hominy.   According to OHP, Bryan Goad, a white male, age 52, of Hominy was westbound on State Highway 20 just after 3:30 pm Tuesday when his motorcycle left  the roadway to the r ... read more »

Advisory Board Discusses COVID-19 Data

Mar 31, 2020

Data from mathematical simulations was presented at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting of Bartlesville’s COVID-19 Emergency Advisory Board. City manager Mike Bailey presented some of the data to the board and the rest of the public viewing the virtual meeting. Bailey presented two different ... read more »

Medical Officials Urge Bartlesville Daycares to Close

Mar 31, 2020

Several healthcare officials called for all of Bartlesville’s daycares to close amid concerns of the COVID-19 virus. Dr. Gopal Chandrasekharan, a pediatrician at the Ascension Jane Phillips Medical Center detailed his concerns during a virtual meeting of the newly-formed COVID-19 Emergency ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Optimistic About Holding Graduation

Mar 31, 2020

School buildings are closed through the end of the district calendar and gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people. This puts graduation in jeopardy for many area high schools, but Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash is staying optimistic because he knows how important it is to recognize hi ... read more »

DPS Keeps Up with Meal Efforts, Schools Provide Updates

Mar 31, 2020

Dewey Public Schools has been offering a drive-thru food options for their students after State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister and the Oklahoma State Department of Education decided to cancel school and move to distant learning for the remainder of the school year. Superintendent Vince Vincent ... read more »

Protective Orders Still Being Granted in Osage County

Mar 31, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners decided it would be best to keep the courthouse and all other county-owned buildings closed at this time in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Despite this, Osage County District Attorney Mike Fisher wanted to make it clear that for anyone who felt the need ... read more »

Washington County Implements Safety Measure for Workers

Mar 31, 2020

Washington County officials made a call last week that they believe will better protect their employees from the spread of COVID-19 until the pandemic blows over. Commissioner Mitch Antle said he has lost some confidence in the number of positive Coronavirus cases that are being reported in t ... read more »

BPS to Make Chromebook Swap Available on Wednesday

Mar 31, 2020

Bartlesville middle school and high school students who have been issued a take-home Chromebook and have a hardware issue can drop off their device and pick up a new one. Superintendent Chuck McCauley said the process surrounding the Coronavirus will not be perfect, but he believes the innova ... read more »

Bartlesville Library LEGO Contest Moves Online

Mar 31, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Library’s annual LEGO Creation Contest, which is held during the month of April, will take place this year on the BPL’s Facebook page. Laura Pryce, the Youth Services Librarian, said in a statement: “We are doing our best to continue offering the comm ... read more »

Osage County Election Delayed

Mar 31, 2020

An election emergency declaration that the State Election Board Secretary issued on March 18th will impact the Tuesday, April 7th election in Osage County. Election Board Secretary Kelly Choteau has announced that the City of Pawhuska Municipal Candidate Race, along with the Woodland Board of ... read more »

Local Information on the Paycheck Protection Loan Program

Mar 31, 2020

With the sweeping measures that are taking place to financially protect both businesses and the people they employ during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bartlesville Radio invited in some professionals to help clarify what types of help the President and congress is offering.   Chris Batchel ... read more »

PSO Name 2020 Energy Partner of the Year

Mar 31, 2020

Efforts to protect the environment through energy efficiency have earned Public Service Company of Oklahoma the U.S. Department of Energy’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year designation. Each year, the DOE’s ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that hav ... read more »

Small Increase in Local COVID-19 Case Numbers

Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19 continues to makes its presence felt in Oklahoma with 565 cases being reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. There are 23 total deaths in the state as well. Locally, there are 21 cases being reported in Washington County. Osage County is now reporting 16 positive cases ... read more »