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Pawhuska Animal Shelter in Need of Donations

Aug 02, 2022

The Pawhuska animal shelter is currently looking for donations. Pawhuska 4PAWS has helped 126 dogs find a home and assisted 14 cats in finding shelter. In the month of July, two dogs they are caring for tested positive for heartworm and a cat developed an abscess in his neck, which required surge ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Slander

Aug 02, 2022

A Vera man appeared in court answering to charges from an alleged violent incident that occurred on July 30. Colten Smith was charged with domestic abuse, carrying a firearm while under the influence and discharging a firearm in a public place. According to an affidavit, A Washington County S ... read more »

Dog Days of Summer - August 7

Aug 02, 2022

Sooner and Frontier Pools in Bartlesville will close for season on Sunday, August 7.  To end the summer swimming season, the Dog Days of Summer will be held on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm at Frontier Pool. Cost for the event is $5.00 per dog and $2.0 per human attending with their dog. Dogs are re ... read more »

New Operations Manager for BRUW

Aug 02, 2022

Bartlesville Regional United Way announced this week that they have hired a new Operations Manager. Becky Judd is a native Bartian who has lived in Sweden and Thailand working for a variety of non-profits organizations. After returning home to Bartlesville, she has been working as an elementary s ... read more »

Restaurants Anger Customers With New Fee

Aug 02, 2022

Complaints are beginning to come into the Better Business Bureau offices nationwide and to state agencies about a new fee that is creeping onto the receipt of restaurants and fast food joints. Titled “TEMPORARY INFLATION FEE” it is added to the bottom of the receipt where it is easily ... read more »

Incoming Osage Nation Seniors Attend College Readiness Event

Aug 02, 2022

Incoming Osage Nation seniors had the opportunity to attend an orientation event that the Osage Nation Education Department put together last month in Hominy. The senior class of 2023 was able to gain knowledge in filling out scholarships, college applications, get information regarding financial ... read more »

Free & Reduced Lunch Qualifications Published

Aug 02, 2022

The Dewey Public School has released its qualifications for free and reduced-price meals. Complete details can be found at their website…deweyk12.org or by contacting Amy Piper, Child Nutrition Director, at 918-534-2241. In general, a maximum household must be at 130% of poverty level ... read more »

Dewey Public School Board Meeting-August 1

Aug 02, 2022

After last month’s sudden resignations by two board members, the Dewey Public School Board spent the first part of their monthly board meeting announcing new positions and members. Amanda Guilfoyle will move from Vice President to President. David Cleveland, former Clerk, will become Vi ... read more »

Dewey City Council Approves Change to Cemetery Markers

Aug 02, 2022

An on-going discussion by the Dewey City Council about the height and style of cemetery markers was resolved at Monday’s night meeting when the Council approved a return to the original regulations that cemetery markers be level with the ground rather than upright. For several decades n ... read more »

Three Policies Enacted by Dewey Public School System

Aug 02, 2022

As part of the preparation for the new school year, the Dewey Public School Board has addressed three policies that will align with the new laws enacted by the State legislatures earlier this Spring. A revision was made in relation to a leave of absences taken by associate officers so that th ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Council Openings

Jul 19, 2022

The City of Bartlesville will be voting in the November election on all five councilmember wards. The wards will be two-year terms that begin in December 2022 and run through December 2024. The Washington County Election Board has announced that candidate filings will be taken beginning Monda ... read more »

Absentee Ballot Requests Due August 8

Jul 28, 2022

The Washington County Election Board has announced that the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot is Monday, August 8. Absentee voting is available to all voters and does not need an excuse to be granted. You can apply for the ballets online, in-person, by fax, mail and by email. The ... read more »

CITY MATTERS with City Councilor Billie Roane

Aug 02, 2022

  The Bartlesville city coffers were quite full at the end of the fiscal year.    According to city councilor Billie Roane on City Matters on Tuesday, the year-end sales tax revenue was up $2,886,434 over budget.The actual collectin for the fiscal year was $22,480,000. ... read more »

Cherokee Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr Speaks at Bartlesville Roarty Meeting

Aug 02, 2022

  The Bartlesville Rotary club hosted guest speaker Chuck Hoskin Jr., who is the Principal Chief of Cherokee Nation on Monday.   Hoskin greeted those assembled and spoke about the history of the tribe including removal and their own stain of slavery involving the Freedmen. ... read more »

Parts of Pawhuska Could Be Without Water Today

Aug 02, 2022

The City of Pawhuska Facebook Page wants to inform citizens that the east side of Lynn Ave. could have low water pressure, if not out completely for part of today. Water crews are connecting a new main water line that was placed on 15th street stretching all the way to Highway 99. The City as ... read more »