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My Mom's Priceless Contest Begins April 30

Apr 22, 2021

KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM’s My Mom’s Priceless contest will begin on Friday, April 30th. You can register to win through local businesses, including Price Tower Arts Center & Copper Bar, Bluestem Body, Flowerland, McCoy Jewelers, Truity Credit Union, and Windle’s Rock & Je ... read more »

Bartlesville United Way to Hold Impact Award Ceremony

Apr 22, 2021

Bartlesville Regional United Way (BRUW) invites you to join them for its Community Impact Virtual Award Ceremony on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. BRUW will look back on 2020 and all that they were able to accomplish during a difficult year. During the free event, you'll see compani ... read more »

Wash. Co. Surpluses 16 Pieces of Equipment for Bid

Apr 22, 2021

16 pieces of equipment in Washington County District 2 were declared as surplus this week. These items will be up for seal bid. The bids for these items are expected to open on Monday, June 7th. Commissioner Mitch Antle said all the inventory control numbers are in place as are the identi ... read more »

Osage Nation Health Department Continuing to Offer Vaccines

Apr 22, 2021

As of Monday, the Osage Nation Health Center had administered just over 6,100 COVID-19 vaccines. Of that, 38 percent of those patients have received both shots. They first began administering COVID-19 vaccinations in mid-December and are allowing both Natives and non-Natives to get the shot. ... read more »

Kiwanis Events Announced for Spring and Summer

Apr 22, 2021

Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Kiwanis members Karen Wilson and Rochelle Wilson brought us up to date on some fun fundraising events planned for the near future. Wine & Whimsy @ Crossing 2nd is set for Thursday, April 29, 5:30 – 7:30 highlighted with wine tasting and grazing boa ... read more »

WCEM Looks to Install 75 to 100 Storm Shelters

Apr 22, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners approved a notice of procurement on storm shelter grants for Washington County Emergency Management (WCEM) this week. WCEM's Eric Ashlock said they've applied for a notice of intent that has been accepted by Oklahoma Emergency Management (OEM). Ashl ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Chief Talks Schools and McGirt Decision on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Apr 22, 2021

Cherokee Nation Principal Cheif Chuck Hoskin Jr. appeared  on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to talk about finacial distibutions to area schools, the SCOTUS McGirt decision and new electric vehicles for the tribe.   The Cherokee Nation presented more than $6.3 million to 107 school distri ... read more »

Hern Joins Pompeo, RSC to Introduce Max Pressure Act

Apr 22, 2021

Congressman Kevin Hern joined former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and members of the Republican Study Committee to introduce the Max Pressure Act on Wednesday. The Max Pressure Act codifies the Trump Administration’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran, putting sanctions in place to prevent ... read more »

TCWR to Host Paws-In-Pools Online Auction

Apr 22, 2021

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR) will host their “Paws-In-Pools” online auction to raise funds for their animal residents and future rescues. Supporters can bid beginning at 8:00 a.m. Friday, April 30th through 8:00 p.m. Sunday, May 2nd. A link to participate in the auction can ... read more »

Council May Appoint Ward 4 Representative on April 26

Apr 22, 2021

The Bartlesville City Council is getting set to convene in a special meeting to discuss and take possible action to appoint a Ward 4 City Council Representative. The meeting will take place on Monday, April 26th, at noon. The Bartlesville City Council will meet in the Council Chamber of City ... read more »

DeLapp Yet to Make a Decision on Running for DA

Apr 21, 2021

Former District Judge and Bartlesville Attorney Curtis DeLapp has made no decision at this time to run for Washington County District Attorney after opening a candidacy account for next year's open DA seat. DeLapp said he did this upon closing his judicial efforts as directed by the Oklahoma ... read more »

Proposed District Maps Released on Wednesday

Apr 21, 2021

The Oklahoma House of Representatives announced its legislative re-districting plan on Wednesday afternoon. As part of that release, there is a request from Osage County residents to not split the cities of Fairfax and Pawhuska, as they are both in House District 37. Chairman of the House Re-dist ... read more »

USDA Extends Free Lunch Program for Students

Apr 21, 2021

The United States Department of Agriculture has announced that its free lunch program for students will be extended through July, 2022. It is estimated that this will help 12 million students across the country who are going to bed hungry each night.   This program was put into place ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged with Fourth DUI

Apr 21, 2021

A Bartlesville woman picked up another driving under the influence charge on Wednesday. Melissa Mae Green was arraigned on a felony DUI count at the Washington County Courthouse. Court documents allege that Green was driving a 2004 Nissan sedan on the 1500 block of Southeast Crescent Drive in ... read more »

Two Bartlesville Men Charged with Felony Conspiracy

Apr 21, 2021

Two Bartlesville men were arrested and charged with one felony count of conspiracy for their involvement in allegedly planning to steal from a fencing company. William Eden and Joseph Andrew were both arraigned at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, Andre ... read more »