Will Lawmakers Revisit Optometry Question?

Nov 25, 2018

Supporters of an unsuccessful ballot initiative to allow eye doctors to practice inside Oklahoma stores say they may ask state lawmakers to revisit the issue.   CNHI Oklahoma reports supporters believe eye care consumers want changes even though voters rejected a state question earli ... read more »

City Council to Hold Reception

Nov 23, 2018

The City of Bartlesville will be holding a reception for incoming and outgoing members of the city staff on Dec. 3. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. on the second floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave., and will be immediately followed by the City Council meeting, at 7 p.m. The rece ... read more »

Christmas in the 'Ville Festival Begins Nov. 30

Nov 23, 2018

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the ‘Ville Family Festival will begin on Friday Nov. 30. The ice rink depot will be open to families with children under 10 year’s old beginning at 3 p.m. going to 5:45 p.m. Then from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. the rink open ... read more »

Bartlesville Businesses Making Moves

Nov 23, 2018

The Community Development Department has ruled that no building construction will be allowed at the Southwest Corner of Adams Blvd. and Silver Lake Rd. because the site lies in the flood way of the Caney River. This area is commonly referred to as “The Old Marie’s Steakhouse.” ... read more »

Fundraiser set to Help Pawhuska Teachers

Nov 23, 2018

There will be an art driven fundraiser to support Pawhuska Public School teachers next week at 617 Kihekah Ave. in Pawhuska. The fundraiser starts on Thursday and runs through Saturday. There will be an artist reception for students and parents on Thursday evening from 5-7. On Friday, doors o ... read more »

County Commissioners to Talk Employee Drug Testing

Nov 23, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the Osage County Courthouse for a regular scheduled meeting. Among other things, the County Commissioners will talk about the way county employees get drug tested. This item was tabled last week because the Commissioners would like to ... read more »

Blizzard to Hit Dewey on Saturday

Nov 23, 2018

The unofficial forecast calls for a blizzard to strike downtown Dewey Saturday afternoon.  It will be the second-annual Dewey Blizzard presented by Patriot Auto and sponsored by the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.  Publisher of the Examiner-Enterprise, Matt Tranquill says instead of o ... read more »

Pawhuska Chamber to Host Coffee Roundup

Nov 22, 2018

The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce will host a coffee roundup on Friday, Nov. 30 at the Pioneer Woman Mercantile-Bakery. Guests are invited to drop in between 7:45 and 9:45 in the morning. The Chamber says it will be a great networking opportunity for area businesses in Pawhuska.  ... read more »

Bartlesville Wins Fluoridation Quality Award

Nov 21, 2018

Bartlesville is one of thirteen cities in Oklahoma whose water systems received a Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in drinking water to a level that is effective for preventing too ... read more »

Candidate Filings Just Around the Corner

Nov 21, 2018

Candidates wanting to run for a municipal office in the city of Pawhuska or a board of education position in any Osage County School District must file their declaration between the time of Monday, Dec. 3 beginning at 8 a.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. Wards 1 and 2 will each be accepting ... read more »

Spurs and Arrows Showcasing Local Artwork

Nov 21, 2018

The Spurs and Arrows gift shop has plenty of artwork from local Osage and Cherokee artist Joe Don Brave. His license plates, magnets, key chains and cutting boards will make for great Christmas gifts for anyone on your list. Spurs and Arrows encourages you to hurry in or call 918-287-1523. Bl ... read more »

Local Offices to be Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov 21, 2018

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, trash pickup in the city of Pawhuska will take place on Friday. The Osage County Courthouse will be closed Thursday and Friday, but will re-open on Monday, Nov. 26. The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce will also be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, but they ... read more »

School Board Candidates to File Next Month

Nov 21, 2018

Candidates for school boards in five Washington County School Districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 o'clock Monday morning, December 3rd and ending at 5 on Wednesday, December 5th.  According to Election Board Secretary, Yvonne House the board positions at stake wi ... read more »

Bridge Work to Close Part of U. S. 60

Nov 21, 2018

The State of Oklahoma will close a portion of U.S. Highway 60 in Nowata County next month.  The Oklahoma Department of Transportation plans to replace two bridges on US-60 east of the US-169 junction in Nowata County is scheduled to begin Monday, December 3rd. That will have a significant im ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Begins for Meidl Murder Case

Nov 20, 2018

A preliminary hearing began on Tuesday at the Washington County Courthouse regarding the Aug. 19 murder of Gregg Meidl. 17-year-old T.J. Donaldson, was arraigned on first-degree murder charges in August. 18-year-old Tyler Thomison of Delaware and Thomas Wayne Alexander were presented with second ... read more »