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Nash Gives Economic Update

Dec 12, 2018

Joni Nash, Executive Director of the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, was on hand at Tuesday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska to let the board know what has transpired over the last month and something big that will hopefully be coming to the fairgrounds next year. Nash was extreme ... read more »

Congressman Mullin Supports Farm Bill Vote

Dec 13, 2018

Oklahoma's 2nd-District Congressman, Markwayne Mullin joined 368 of his colleagues in a bipartisan vote to pass the 2018 Farm Bill in the House.  The bill now heads to President Trump's desk for signature into law.   Mullin says the 2018 Farm Bill maintains several vital ... read more »

Economic Development Authority in Conceptual Phase

Dec 12, 2018

The Dewey Economic Development Authority met Tuesday night to continue their on-going discussions on two agenda items. One item has revolved around concepts for a marking flyer to advertise the City of Dewey. City Manager Kevin Trease says they have focused on jobs, housing, retail and touris ... read more »

GeoSport Lighting to Install Daniels Fields Lights

Dec 12, 2018

A lighting system will soon be installed at Daniels Fields. The project involves installing eight 100-foot light poles, and eight fixtures per pole around the perimeter of the fields, which includes a cricket field and two soccer fields at the Lee Lake Complex on Adams Boulevard. Voters appro ... read more »

OSBI Closer in Fire Death Investigation in Dewey

Dec 12, 2018

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the fire that killed 59-year-old Katherine Johnson last month. Early November reports show firefighters responded to a fire near 5th and North Cherokee around 1:30 and 4 o’clock on the morning of the fire. When the fire was ... read more »

Open House a Success for ARF of Bartlesville

Dec 12, 2018

Dogs and cats play with new toys at the Animal Rescue Foundation in Bartlesville thanks to donors. ARF of Bartlesville held a Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 9 where they accepted food and toy donations for their animals. ARF of Bartlesville Vice President Sheila Taylor says they had a goo ... read more »

OKU Playing Top Level Basketball

Dec 12, 2018

The Oklahoma Union boys’ team has proved themselves to be on the top team in the area to open the 2018-19 season. The Cougars are currently 7-1 and are ranked #9 in the latest update to the OSSAA Rankings. Five of the Cougars seven wins have been by more than 30 points thus far. In Tues ... read more »

One Person Injured in Osage County Accident

Dec 12, 2018

Driving under the influence led to an accident at about 8:30 Tuesday night on U.S. 60 just east of Osage County Road 2809, about 5 miles north and 2 miles east of Pawhuska.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Toyota 4 Runner  driven by 45 year-old Nicklaus Perryman of Pawhuska was he ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Has a Busy Night

Dec 11, 2018

The Pawhuska City Council met for a regular scheduled meeting Tuesday evening and discussed a wide array of issues. Gabby Concholo of CBEW Professional Group was on hand to to present the city of Pawhuska's audit for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The council decided to approve the 2017-2 ... read more »

Water Leak Downtown Effecting Traffic

Dec 11, 2018

Crews continue to work on a water leak on Frank Phillips Boulevard just west of Cherokee Avenue. The leak developed due to a break in 12-inch water line in the area. Water Utility Department crews were called out to isolate the leak as soon as it was discovered. The leak produced enough water ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested Hours After Release from Jail

Dec 11, 2018

A Bartlesville man was arrested just hours after a court appearance for a charge of actual physical control and drug possession. Joshua Howard was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance for an incident that occurred on Monday evening. Howard was charged in the first incident on ... read more »

Bartlesville Offices Preparing for the Holidays

Dec 11, 2018

The City of Bartlesville offices will be closed on Christmas Day, while trash routes and recycling center hours will be changed. Public Works Director Keith Henry says Sanitation Crews will be working on Christmas Eve and on New Year’s Eve. Therefore, trash pickup on those two days won& ... read more »

Skiatook Christmas Parade to be Held Friday

Dec 11, 2018

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade is this Friday at 7 o’ clock in the evening. This year’s theme is “Flanel and Frost.” If you are interested in registering your business, go to SkiatookChamber.com or call 918-396-3702. There is no fee to enter the para ... read more »

Continuing to Work on Appropriate Marijuana Regulation

Dec 11, 2018

Bartlesville officials continue to look for proper regulations for potential medical marijuana businesses. On top of requiring medical marijuana businesses to have security systems, state law will require those businesses to have ventilation systems put into place. Community Development Direc ... read more »

Accident on Silver Lake Road Closes Lanes

Dec 11, 2018

A traffic accident as occured on Silver Lake Road near Hillcrest and Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Be advised that the officials have closed the north and southbound lanes. Choose an alternate route if at all possible. ... read more »