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Things Running Smoothly at Pawhuska Schools

Oct 14, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday and got a lot accomplished in a short amount of time.   Superintendent David Cash reported that when looking at financial statements, the yearly revenue is where it needs to be for the school.   The s ... read more »

BPS Had Large Presence at Woolaroc 8K

Oct 14, 2019

Over 200 Bartlesville Public Schools employees participated in the Run the Streets Woolaroc 8K race on Saturday. Despite cold temperatures runners still flocked to the event with a total of 740 runners embarking on the course, a new record. BPS Superintendent Chuck McCauley started a district ... read more »

Jane Phillips Wellness Connection to Host Open House

Oct 14, 2019

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Wellness Connection will host an open house Tuesday, Oct. 15th. You can join them in their newly renovated group exercise studio for free classes, chair massages, fitness assessments, exclusive offers, special discounts and more. The exercise studio is in the ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested Again

Oct 14, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested for the third time in 2019 over the weekend. Vernon Munkirs was charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident during an initial appearance on Monday. According to an affidavit, Munkirs drove his Chevy pickup into the back of a pa ... read more »

Downtown Pawhuska to Celebrate Halloween

Oct 14, 2019

Halloween will be here in two and a half weeks. Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joni Nash explains that kids will have an opportunity to do some trick-or-treating downtown that evening.   Halloween will be on Thursday, October 31st. ... read more »

Copan Public Schools Reapplies for REAP Funding

Oct 14, 2019

The Copan Public School District has requested an extension for filing for a Rural Economic Action Plan grant. The Washington County Commissioners approved the resubmitted application on Monday morning in their regular meeting under the new business portion of their agenda. It was said in the ... read more »

Bartlesville First Graders Learn Fire Prevention Tips

Oct 14, 2019

The Bartlesville Fire Department hosted fire prevention courses for first graders in the City of Bartlesville last week during Fire Prevention Week. Public Information Officer Bill Hollander said they have several dedicated firemen at the Central Fire Station in Bartlesville that took an hour ... read more »

Census Bureau Looking for Volunteers

Oct 14, 2019

The 2020 United States Census will begin in March and Kathy Tippen with the Census Bureau explains how important it is for people in Osage County to participate in the program.   Tippen says that there have been some changes to how this year's census will be distributed. &nbs ... read more »

Copan Homecoming Interviews Begin on Monday Night

Oct 14, 2019

It is homecoming week at Copan High School and in conjunction with homecoming week, KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 will air interviews with homecoming royalty for CHS. The student pep rally will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30. Homecoming royalty interviews will begin on KWON on Monday at 5:26 p. ... read more »

C&L Supply Awarded Bid for Fairground Unit on Monday

Oct 14, 2019

A revised contract with the Sac and Fox Juvenile Detention Center for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle said they have made changes to the language in the contract to include any aged juvenile a ... read more »

City of Dewey Website Taken Down After Sunday Hack

Oct 13, 2019

The City of Dewey’s website was hacked on Sunday afternoon. An anti-government group took credit for it online with anti-government and anti-police rhetoric and graphics. The group’s hostile message was laced with profanity. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease responded to questio ... read more »

Chinese National Fights Protective Order in Phillips 66 Trade Secrets Trial

Oct 14, 2019

  The trial of the 35-year old Chinese National Hongjin Tan, who is accused of attempting to steal nearly $1 billion in Phillips 66 battery storage trade secrets at the company’s Bartlesville laboratories, has been rescheduled again in Tulsa U.S. District Court. Judge ... read more »

REPORT: Sen. Inhofe Responds to IMF’s Call for Carbon Tax on Fossil Fuels

Oct 14, 2019

  A call by the International Monetary Fund for a worldwide carbon tax to make fossil fuels more expensive has been condemned by Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe. Inhofe tells OK Energy Today, “This just shows yet again that it isn’t about environmental goals&mdash ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Injured in Car Accident

Oct 14, 2019

  A Bartlesville woman was injured in a collision accident occurred just past midnight Saturday on County Road West 2400 at North 3983 Drive, 2 miles south of Bartlesville, OK in Washington County. Janey Quint, 21, of Bartlesville, OK was traveling eastbound on County Road West 2400 ... read more »

Bid for Unit at Washington County Fairgrounds to Open

Oct 12, 2019

Two bids will be opened during the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. Six-month road materials will be open for bid when the Commissioners meet on Monday, Oct. 14th (Columbus Day). A 20-ton Gas and/or Cool Package Unit for the South Room of the Washington County Fairground Building ... read more »