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Football Team to Use Ag Building for Banquet

Jan 13, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and breezed through a quick meeting. The commissioners signed the contract allowing Heritage Hills Commercial Services to fix the treasurer’s roof. This will cost j ... read more »

Redevelopment of Old Kmart Facility Begins

Jan 13, 2020

Work to redevelop the old Kmart facility at the corner of Frank Phillips Boulevard and U.S. Highway 75 has begun. Jeremy Foraker, the president of Foraker Company, said they are now reviving the building by converting it into five suites. He said he is happy to finally work on the space after ... read more »

Commissioners Make Appointment, More on Monday

Jan 13, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners looked to appoint District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle to serve on the All Hazard, Whole Community Planning Group Member's list on Monday. Commissioner Antle said this was for Washington County Emergency Management's Grant Program. He said he does no ... read more »

Bama Companies CEO, Chairman to Visit Bartlesville

Jan 13, 2020

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce’s next Women in Business forum will feature Paula Marshall, the Chairman and CEO of The Bama Companies. Bama is an innovator of whole-sale bakery products. In the Women in Business forum, Marshall will share her experience of 30-years as the CEO of o ... read more »

Commissioners Speak on County Jail Conditions

Jan 13, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners presented a report of their annual inspection of the county jail at Monday morning’s meeting. The commissioners toured the jail following last week’s meeting on Jan. 10. The jail went through a fair amount of turmoil in 2019. However, Sheriff Mirta ... read more »

St John School Gala Feb 1

Jan 13, 2020

It's an evening of fun, food, and fundraising as St. John Catholic School as 816 S. Keeler in  Bartlesville invites you to their 2020 Gala and Auction February 1, 2020.   "The money raised from the Gala and Auction will focus on STEAM education--which is science, techno ... read more »

Tribes to Gov Stitt: Check's in the Mail

Jan 12, 2020

At the quarterly meeting of the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes Friday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, officials with the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Muscogee (Creek), Choctaw and Seminole nations reiterated their stance that Class III gaming compacts automatically renew ... read more »

State Report Card, More to be Discussed in Meeting

Jan 12, 2020

Site principals for Dewey Public Schools will provide information regarding the school system’s State Report Card in the next Dewey Public Schools Board of Education meeting. Later in the meeting, the Board will consider the transfer of FFA Football Concession funds to the district&rsqu ... read more »

Weather Related Announcements, Reschedulings

Jan 10, 2020

With the potential of inclement weather over the weekend, precautions are being taken. Here are the weather related reschedulings and cancellations for now: Click here for the latest list of area closings.  ... read more »

Grocers See Uptick in Business Ahead of Snow Storm

Jan 10, 2020

As the temperatures fell and the skies darkened after a hard rain Friday afternoon, grocery stores saw an uptick in business ahead of a predicted 3-5 inch snowfall. The checkout lanes were mostly full at Food Pyramid/Homeland on SE Washington Blvd by late afternoon. The lanes at the two other ... read more »

WInter Storm Warning : Snow and Ice Forecasts

Jan 11, 2020

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Osage, Washington OK and Pawnee Counties. ... read more »

Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville Chosen as Finalist

Jan 11, 2020

The Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville is one of twenty-one Oklahoma organizations that are now finalists for a $10,000 award and the title of the state’s top nonprofit, thanks to the prestigious Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards, presented annually by the Oklahoma Center for No ... read more »

Commissioner to be Appointed to Planning Group, More

Jan 11, 2020

A resolution regarding the opening of section line road at 4030 Drive in District 2 will be considered in the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. A First Quarter Emergency Management Performance Grant report and request for payment will be presented by Melissa Lindgren with Washingt ... read more »

Severe Weather Strikes Nowata County

Jan 10, 2020

Treacherous weather has brought itself upon Northeast Oklahoma in several different forms as the weekend nears. On Friday at 1:22 p.m. a tornado warning was issued in Nowata County by the National Weather Service. Nowata County emergency manager Laurie Summer says there was threat but no damage w ... read more »

Washington County Prepared for Possible Snowfall

Jan 10, 2020

There is some potential for snow in the forecast this weekend, and Washington County has prepared itself for whatever may come. Equipment has been maintained, sanders are in place, and everything is running properly. Washington County is ready in case they need to mobilize quickly. Commis ... read more »