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Pawhuska Schools Signs Agreement With Osage Nation

Jul 16, 2019

At the Pawhuska School Board meeting Monday evening, an agreement was signed with the Osage Nation providing per-kintergarden students with many great services. A member of the Osage Nation was present to speak on some of the services offered.   This is the second year this agreement ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Signs Contract With Osage Nation

Jul 16, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening for a brief and productive meeting. The board approved an agreement with the Osage Nation, giving students in pre-kindergarten the opportunity to take part in a number of programs. This is the second year the schoo ... read more »

District 3 Vacancy on the Bartlesville Board of Education

Jul 16, 2019

The Bartlesville Board of Education Monday night accepted the resignation of Ms. Alison Clark from her seat representing District 3, which covers most of downtown Bartlesville. The Board appreciates her successful service on the board since 2013, including her work as Clerk of the Board since 201 ... read more »

Bartlesville Public School Board Hears More on Proposed ATLAS Program and Says Goodbye to a Board Member

Jul 16, 2019

The Bartlesville Public School Board heard an updated presentation by Dianne Martinez on the ATLAS- Academic Therapeutic Learning Alternative School-proposal. The program is designed to help students with disruptive behavioral problems learn in a different environment in small groups to develop e ... read more »

Osage County Health Department Employee Gets Let Go

Jul 15, 2019

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has fired Larry Bergner from his post as Administrative Director of the Osage County Health Department. Heather Barkley is an employee of the department and she says Bergner was the right man for the job.   After hearing from some of the people ... read more »

Daniels Completes Legislative Leaders Course

Jul 15, 2019

State senator Julie Daniels recently completed a leadership program for first-term legislatures. The State Legislative Leaders Foundation offered the “2019 Emerging Legislative Leaders Program.” Daniels was recommended by State Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat. Points of emphasis from th ... read more »

County Commissioners Stay Busy Monday

Jul 15, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regular scheduled meeting Monday and got some alarming news during citizens input. Heather Barkley is an employee at the Osage County Health Department and she informed the commissioners that Administrative Director of the Health Department, Larry ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Picks Up Firearm Charge

Jul 15, 2019

A 20-year-old Bartlesville man was charged with recklessly handling a firearm for an incident that occurred on July 10. Robert McClintock appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing the felony charge. According to an affidavit, officers were investigating property damage at ... read more »

Taylor Appears in Court; Accessories Identified

Jul 15, 2019

Dalton Taylor faces the recommended charge of first degree murder for his alleged role in a homicide last Friday. Taylor appeared in front of district judge Linda Thomas at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. A $500,000 bond was set over the weekend after Taylor turned himself in to Bartl ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss Creek Name Change

Jul 15, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners heard from several different county officials at Monday morning’s meeting. The commissioners first continued an item held over from last week regarding a potential creek re-naming on behalf of Jot Hartley. Hartley proposed changing the name of Madden Creek to ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Close Bridge

Jul 15, 2019

It appears that 115 Timberlake Bridge will be closed for the foreseeable future, after the Washington County Commissioners took action on the matter during its weekly meeting on Monday. District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier said that after going over several consultations, it would be best to ... read more »

Senator Inhofe Talks National Defense and Oshkosh Fly-In

Jul 15, 2019

America's enemies now include more than just our tradional competitors. Those are the words of Senator Inhofe. who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committe, Friday as he spoke KWON News on the air Friday. He says we face not only military threats from Russia and China, but also various t ... read more »

Humility Picnic at Sooner Park Brings Attention to Love

Jul 13, 2019

Churches came together at Sooner Park in Bartlesville on Saturday for a Humility Picnic. Committee Organizer Travis Dunlap said the ad hoc committee joined forces well in a few weeks to put on a wonderful event. He said Saturday that there is room in this society and this culture where there ... read more »

Pride Picnic Rocks Johnstone Park on Saturday

Jul 13, 2019

The 2nd Annual Pride Picnic took place at Johnstone Park in Bartlesville on Saturday. Toby Jenkins, the Executive Director for Oklahomans for Equality out of Tulsa, said they loved the turn out and mourned with those who needed to mourn. He said when cities, corporations, and other groups rej ... read more »

Job Fair for Support Staff Positions at Bartlesville Public Schools

Jul 13, 2019

Bartlesville Public Schools is holding its annual support staff job fair on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Bartlesville High School Commons Area. The district is filling positions for substitute teachers, non-teaching coaches, teacher assistants, paraprofessionals who w ... read more »