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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 »

Dewey School Board Meeting Recap

Aug 02, 2022

After last month’s sudden resignations by two board members, the Dewey Public School Board spent this month’s meeting announcing new positions and members as well as revisiting some issues that require full board approval to proceed. Amanda Guilfoyle, former Vice-President of the ... read more »

City Approves Equipment Bids

Aug 01, 2022

The Bartlesville City Council approved bids for two items at Monday night’s meeting. Both bids were for equipment for the wastewater treatment project. The first bid came from P&K Equipment for a tractor to help with land application of bio solids. The bid price was $256K—roug ... read more »

Bartlesville Water Supply Protected by Congress

Aug 01, 2022

Currently, Bartlesville does not have a water shortage nor is it expected to do so despite the higher than normal water usage recently due to hot weather and lack of rain. But if the city ever does reach a shortage concern, it is now protected by a Congressional order that will allow them to purc ... read more »

Washington County Awards Two Bids

Aug 01, 2022

In a special session called on August 1, the Washington County Commissioners opened bids for two projects and made award announcements. Bid number 22-01 was awarded to Bell Construction in the amount of $237,655. The bid was to complete almost two miles of laying asphalt beginning at Weldon S ... read more »

Interim Tourism Director Putting Osage County on the Map

Aug 01, 2022

The Board of Osage County Commissioners signed a slightly modified version of Interim Tourism Director Mary Beth Moore's contract on Monday morning and that will be good through the end of October.   At the meeting, Moore was asking the Board to sign a fulfillment agreement with ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Recap

Aug 01, 2022

At the Washington Board of Commissioners’ meeting on August 1, the Commissioners announced that the Cherokee Nation has donated $8455 to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to be used for general purposes. It was also announced that the Sheriff’s office will benefit from ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Multiple Misdemeanors

Aug 01, 2022

A Bartlesville man with a criminal history was arrested after a weekend scuffle. Ryan Bock appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing two misdemeanor counts of assault and battery as well as a misdemeanor count of public intoxication. Court documents allege that police resp ... read more »

Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Caney

Aug 01, 2022

Three Caney residents were arrested on drug charges after a warrant was served last week. The Caney Police Department arrested the individuals after searching an apartment on the 300 block of North Bradley Street. 58-year-old Darla Breese and 31-year-old Gabriel Marceleno each received identi ... read more »

No Burn Ban for Osage County

Aug 01, 2022

At Monday’s Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts told Board members that he and his team are keeping a close eye to the dry conditions in Osage County. Roberts said that as of now the county isn’t in a burn ban and that while there have been fir ... read more »

Shoe Drive Extended

Jul 28, 2022

The Shoe Drive hosted by Black Link Magazine has been extended for donations of shoes for all ages of students to August 5. Shoes are needed for pre-kinder to high school students before the school year begins. Any style of close-toed shoe is acceptable but athletic shoes are preferred. Shoes can ... read more »

Sonenberg to Serve As Undersheriff

Aug 01, 2022

It was announced at Monday morning's Nowata County Commissioners meeting that Doug Sonenberg will be serving as undersheriff. Sandy Hadley is no longer working for the sheriff's office. Mutliple resolutions were signed to authorize Sonenberg on all sheriff's office accounts.  ... read more »

Bartlesville Civic Ballet Open House on Friday and Saturday

Aug 01, 2022

  The Bartlesville Civic Ballet is holding an open house this Friday, August 5, and Saturday, August 6, at their location at 110 East 2nd Street in downtown Bartlesville.   Joining us on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mikala Curless with BCB told us the Friday event begins at 4:45 wi ... read more »