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Potter, Zervas, Arutunoff Families to Receive Honors

Mar 05, 2019

The Bartlesville Community Foundation has announced that the 12th Annual Legacy Hall of Fame Gala will honor the Potter, Zervas and Arutunoff families. BCF Executive Director Mike Wilt said Tuesday that the Potter and Zervas families will be recognized as the 2019 Legacy Families in appreciation ... read more »

Osage County Holds Severe Weather Training Program

Mar 05, 2019

Severe weather season is quickly approaching so for those of you interested in learning how to stay safe during storms, go to the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska this Thursday. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says the National Weather Service will be on hand telling the public w ... read more »

Hoskin Warner Rally Held at Tri County Tech Monday

Mar 05, 2019

Cherokee Nation Chief candidate Chuck Hoskin Junior was at Tri County Tech's Bartlesville location Monday evening for a Hoskin Warner Campaign Rally. Current Chief Bill Baker has reached his term limit and Hoskin said he has the experience in this time where new leadership is needed. &nbs ... read more »

Bartlesville Recycling Survey Instructions Coming Soon

Mar 05, 2019

Instructions on how to take a recycling survey will be in your next utility bill. The City of Bartlesville has been wondering where people may stand with recycling and this survey is their way of gauging interest.   Ward 2 City Councilman Paul Stuart advocated for this in his recent ... read more »

Dewey Fire Requests Decrease in Age Requirement

Mar 05, 2019

Assistant Fire Chief Cody Meade spoke before the Dewey City Council on Monday night about reducing the minimum age for people to join the fire department. To join the Dewey Fire Department today, people have to be at least 21-years-old. Meade asked for the minimum age requirement to be dropped to ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Nearing an End in Osage County

Mar 05, 2019

Friday is the last day to apply for voter registration so that you can be eligible to vote in the Osage County General Election on April 2. Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau said United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma and those aged 18 years or older are eligible to ... read more »

Superintendents Address PEAK Forum

Mar 05, 2019

About 50 people gathered at St. Luke's Episcopal Church Monday night to hear from area school superintendents.  The forum was sponsored by Public Education Advocates -- or PEAK.    PEAK held its first forum about two years ago and worked to raise awareness on school fun ... read more »

Disinfectant Equipment Needed in Waste Water Plant

Mar 04, 2019

The Dewey Public Works Authority met Monday night to discuss an issue involving Dewey's Waste Water Treatment Facility. Several racks in a troth that kill bacteria before the water is released into the creek are outdated.   City Manager Kevin Trease said the Trojan Model 2000 is ... read more »

City Council Talks Wastewater Treatment

Mar 04, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council dealt with several business items at Monday night’s meeting. A cluster of three agenda items dealt with wastewater treatment. First, the council heard the final report of the Water Reuse Feasibility Study. Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen presented the ... read more »

DPS Approves New Contract with School In Site

Mar 04, 2019

A contract with School In Sites for website services was approved by the Dewey School Board on Monday evening. Dewey Superintendent Vince Vincent said School In Site has revamped their services and approached DPS about their contract with them.   While they do more on social media t ... read more »

Resolution Approved for Vote on Sales Tax Hike

Mar 04, 2019

On May 14th, Dewey voters will have a chance to approve or reject a four-tenths of one percent increase to the City of Dewey's sales tax. This is possible after Monday night's Dewey City Council meeting where the council approved a resolution to authorize the calling and holding of an ele ... read more »

Concrete Bases for Lighting May Be Installed Soon

Mar 04, 2019

Progress has been made since the Oklahoma Department of Transportation approved lighting fixtures to go up in District 2 of Washington County. Commissioner Mike Bouvier submitted the request to ODOT to install LED lighting at 2300, 2400 and 2900 Roads along Highway 75.   He hopes to ... read more »

BPS to Host Teacher Job Fair Saturday

Mar 04, 2019

Bartlesville Public Schools will be hosting a job fair for anyone interested in being employed as a teacher or several other positions with the district. The fair will be held Saturday, March 9 in the Bartlesville High School common area. The event begins at 8:45 a.m. BPS has several position ... read more »

Report Deems Nowata County Jail Unsafe

Mar 04, 2019

The Nowata County Board of Commissioners was presented with a report on the county jail during Monday morning’s meeting. The report was put together by independent consultant Michelle Robinette. Robinette’s report outlined several troubling issues with the jail that put the safety ... read more »

Civitan Club to Hold 6th Annual Paddle Party Auction

Mar 04, 2019

The Bartlesville Civitan Club will hold its 6th Annual Paddle Party Quarter Auction in Bartlesville Saturday.   Club President Tony Harjo says a Paddle Party is a fun game of chance and all you have to do is bring a role of quarters or ask for quarters at the event to join the fun. ... read more »