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Board to Consider Contract with OSSBA on Monday

Nov 30, 2019

Discussion and possible action on approving a contract with the Oklahoma State School Board Association will take place when Dewey’s Board of Education reconvenes. The contract is for services associated with developing a district continuous strategic improvement plan. Next, the Board w ... read more »

Council to Consider Calling an Election, More on Monday

Nov 30, 2019

The Dewey City Council will hear a presentation of the Fiscal Year Audit 2018-2019 prepared by Elfrink and Associates, PLLC and Hood and Associates CPA’s in their next meeting. This item was tabled a couple weeks ago because of scheduling conflicts. Once the Council hears the report, th ... read more »

Contractual Agreement with OEM to be Presented by Cox

Nov 30, 2019

An Emergency Management Performance Grant contractual agreement with Oklahoma Emergency Management will be presented by Director Kary Cox with Washington County Emergency Management on Monday, Dec. 2nd. This presentation will be made during the Washington County Commissioners meeting. The Com ... read more »

Truity to Present $10,000 Donation to Council Monday

Nov 30, 2019

A presentation and receipt of a $10,000 donation to the Tower Center at Unity Square project from Truity Credit Union may be approved in the next Bartlesville City Council meeting. Also in the meeting, Councilman Jim Curd will present Phase III of the Price Fields Renovation Project for the C ... read more »

We Love Teachers Campaign Honors Four Teachers

Nov 29, 2019

Earlier in the month of November, Arvest Bank presented a $500 check to a Bartlesville teacher. Ranch Heights Elementary School’s Landelle Steanson (pictured to the right) received the money to use for her classroom. This was made possible through Arvest Bank’s “We Love Our ... read more »

Osage Nation Holds Meetings to Share Vision for the Future

Nov 29, 2019

The Osage Nation will be hosting meetings in Pawhuska, Fairfax and Hominy over the next couple of days to share their vision for the future. On Sunday, they will meet at the Community Center from 12:30 to 4:30 in Pawhuska. On Monday, the meeting will take place at the Title VI Building in Fai ... read more »

2018-2019 State Report Cards are in for Area Schools

Nov 29, 2019

School districts across our tri-county area of Nowata, Osage and Washington County are receiving their 2018-2019 report card scores from the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Looking at the overall grades for local high schools in Washington County, Bartlesville scored a C, Caney Valley ... read more »

Commissioners to Elect Chairman for 2020

Nov 29, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for what appears to be a brief meeting Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska. The commissioners will elect a chairman, vice-chairman and second vice-chairman for 2020. They will also consider extending the bid contracts for the three fi ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Preparing for Christmas Program

Nov 29, 2019

With Thanksgiving now a thing of the past in 2019, it is time to look ahead to Christmas. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office gave away 15 Thanksgiving Food Baskets on Monday (pictured below) to those in need in the county. Sheriff Scott Owen said it was a joy getting to bless other ... read more »

Sutterfield Financial Group’s Christmas Lights are Live!

Nov 29, 2019

As you make your travels about Bartlesville during the evenings this Christmas season, you are invited to make your way by Sutterfield Financial Group at 501 East 4th Street to see their Christmas lights. While you are there, tune into their private radio channel at 99.9 FM to listen along as ... read more »

Christmas in the Mansion to Take Over at OKWU

Nov 29, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will put on Christmas in the Mansion soon and you are invited. On Tuesday, Dec. 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., you will be able to listen to carolers and a reading of the Christmas story at the La Quinta Mansion on OKWU’s campus. Santa will be there for photo o ... read more »

Chief Hoskin Proposes Cherokee Nation Historic Registry Act

Nov 28, 2019

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced Tuesday the Cherokee Nation Historic Registry Act, proposed legislation that will provide a comprehensive framework for identifying, protecting and preserving properties of historical significance to the tribe. ChiefHoskin unveiled th ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Chief Offers Holiday Safety Tips

Nov 28, 2019

Among the madness that comes with the holiday, Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles wants you to stay safe this Thanksgiving. If you are having to travel away from home, Chief Roles asks that you lock up your home first. He said the BPD wants to do everything they can to keep you and your po ... read more »

66 Sign Finds New Home in Tower Center at Unity Square

Nov 28, 2019

The 66 sign that sat by the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville is being relocated, but it will not move far. The Tower Green Design Committee oversees the design of the Tower Center at Unity Square project, and they have decide to move the 66 sign from its usual location by the Price Tow ... read more »

City of Dewey Looking to Establish Fire Warning Signs

Nov 28, 2019

Fire hazards were present throughout the State of Oklahoma all day Tuesday and Tuesday night. Those living in throughout the State of Oklahoma had to evacuate their homes that day, including several residents in Washington County. Dewey Fire Chief Chad Schueler warned the public about the pot ... read more »