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Pioneer Woman Announces Additions

Sep 29, 2017

The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond announced more details regarding the Drummond's new Pawhuska projects on Thursday.   Ree and Ladd Drummond have begun renovations on two buildings in downtown Pawhuska, just down the street from The Mercantile. One building will serve as a retail ... read more »

United Way Cleans Up Bartlesville Streets

Sep 28, 2017

Several volunteers took part in street beautification efforts in Bartlesville on Thursday as part of United Way’s “Day of Caring”. The volunteers came from ConocoPhillips and worked on scraping curbs in order to clean up Quapaw Avenue. Carol Ervin with the project explains. ... read more »

Arvest to Present Spector Retirement Seminar

Sep 28, 2017

Arvest Wealth Management professionals want you to hear the author of the book "Retirement: Beyond the Financials", Alan Spector.  You are invited to join the free retirement planning workshop Tuesday evening.  Spokesman, Annah Fischer says this is not your typical retirement ... read more »

Three Bartlesville National Merit Commended Students

Sep 28, 2017

Three Bartlesville High School seniors have been named National Merit Commended Studnets..  Markus Klawun, James Martinez, and Zach Woods are among the approximately 34 thousand students selected for the honor.     James Martinez was also recognized by the corporation ... read more »

Casey's Zoning Hearing Rescheduled

Sep 28, 2017

A re-zoning request for the proposed Casey's General Store at Nowata and Bison Road will not go before the city council on Monday evening as orginally plannned.  Community Development Director Lisa Beeman says Randy Weatherly of Ambler Archetects pulled the request on behalf of Casey' ... read more »

Ross to Open October 7th

Sep 28, 2017

Ross Dress for Less will open its new store in Bartlesville on Saturday, October 7th.  The 22,000 square foot store is located in the Silver Lake Village Shopping Center on the southeast corner of Adams Boulevard and Silver Lake Road.  This opening is part of the retailer's 2017 pro ... read more »

Ironmen Have Tough Task Against Wyandotte

Sep 27, 2017

At Nowata high school preparations are under way for a tough district contest against Wyandotte. The Ironmen didn’t fare well in the district opener last week against Caney Valley, a 35-0 loss in the team’s homecoming game. Although the Ironmen didn’t find the endzone in tha ... read more »

Construction Continues In Bartlesville

Sep 27, 2017

Construction continues in the City of Bartlesville as residents eagerly await new restaurants and stores for shopping. Among things being planned are apartments which could see a Phase I completion in 2019, and an extension to the Bison Trails. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman says ... read more »

TIF District Updates

Sep 27, 2017

Several tax increment districts were discussed at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Bartlesville City Planning Commission on Tuesday night. The first item to be discussed was a resolution to approve an amendment to TIF No. 9 with regards to the Bison Trail Apartments. This resolution exten ... read more »

Plan On Casey's General Store Moving Forward

Sep 27, 2017

The Bartlesville City Planning commission moved forward on the plans for a new Casey’s General Store despite uproar from the public. The Commission approved an application of a rezoning for the property at the corner of Madison Boulevard and Nowata Road at a regularly scheduled meeting o ... read more »

Police Benefit from Phillips 66 Donation

Sep 27, 2017

Bartlesville Police Department officers were recently equipped with new hand-held radios thanks to a donation from Phillips 66. The radios replace the department’s older radios, many of which were inoperable or in various states of disrepair.   Police Chief, Tom Holland says Ph ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Update

Sep 26, 2017

The Pawhuska School District is continuing the monitoring of the recent softball field gas seep located on its school campus. In the most recent technical team meeting of state, federal, and tribal partners, the Osage Minerals Council reported that the well on the softball field is plugged. As a ... read more »

Bartlesville Schools Set Needs Estimate

Sep 26, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board estimates it will need 39 million, 431 thousand, 867 dollars in the general fund this school year.  The board approved the estimate during its Tuesday evening meeting.   The Estimate of Needs is typically the first step in developing a fiscal year b ... read more »

KLIFE Open House

Sep 26, 2017

Bartlesville KLIFE will be holding their open house from 5 until 6:30 this evening at 714 South Delaware Avenue. The organization has two houses in town, one in front of the high school and one in front of Central Middle School. The goal is for students to come before school and gather in com ... read more »

Heat No Issue For Marching Contest

Sep 26, 2017

Despite a huge crowd, stifling heat, and high humidity, a cooperative effort between Oologah Paramedics, Oologah-Talala Schools and other agencies kept health impacts to a minimum from Saturday’s Oologah Marching Band Contest. OTEMS director Kelly Deal, says the success of the effort h ... read more »