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Pawhuska Schools Adjusting to Distant Learning

Mar 26, 2020

School buildings are closed for the remainder of the school year, but the learning will continue on a distant learning model, as students will use Google Chromebooks to study from home. Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash says the way kids learn will look different, but his teachers are making pla ... read more »

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Reports Good Conditions

Mar 26, 2020

Conditions at the Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville are good despite the ever growing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation and around the world. President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Moore said supplies and staffing. He said they are prep ... read more »

Highway 75 to Narrow Along Oklahoma/Kansas Border

Mar 26, 2020

The north and southbound lanes of highway 75 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction at the Oklahoma and Kansas border beginning Monday and lasting through early 2021. This is part of an improvement project that the Kansas Department of Transportation is putting on just north of the Ok ... read more »

State, Local Case Numbers Continue to Rise

Mar 26, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has seen a large increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases with 248 being reported. This is up from 164 cases statewide on Wednesday. Washington County is reporting five cases, Osage County has three cases and Nowata County has no reported cases. Al ... read more »

Martha's Task to Temporarily Close its Doors

Mar 26, 2020

Martha’s Task has made the decision to close its doors temporarily. Laura Walton, the Executive Director for the Bartlesville non-profit said this is just a little time away to allow distancing to work well. She said they are still working on masks from home and sending them out. Ca ... read more »

Collinsville Man Drowns After Fishing Accident

Mar 26, 2020

A Collinsville man was reported dead on Wednesday after his fishing boat capsized. According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, 42-year-old Robert O’Donnell was fishing on a private pond with a passenger. The boat starting taking on water forcing both occupants into the water. The p ... read more »

Shut-in Songbox Tonight on 100.1 - KYFM

Mar 26, 2020

If you are looking for a fun activity for the whole family on Thursday evening, and to win some prizes, 100.1 – KYFM will be playing an interactive bingo game live on the air. Shut-in Songbox will air from 7-8 Thursday night. It is a music bingo game, where participants will listen ... read more »

Extension for Second Half Taxes Approved by the State

Mar 25, 2020

The County Treasurer's Association of Oklahoma has gotten their wish. Washington County Treasurer Melissa Thornbrough said the Association had been working with the State of Oklahoma to extend the due date for second half tax payments. On Wednesday, Thornbrough said that Gov. Kevin St ... read more »

BPD Suspends Downtown Parking Regulation

Mar 25, 2020

Traffic enforcement in Bartlesville has seen a big push in the last couple of months, but the Bartlesville Police Department is changing their approach. Police Chief Tracy Roles said the BPD is being selective in what they enforce as they continue to be cautious with COVID-19. He said if a pe ... read more »

Stitt Clarifies Executive Order

Mar 25, 2020

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt released a clarification in regards to an executive order that he announced during his press conference on Tuesday afternoon. Stitt announced a list of businesses that will be allowed to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Bartlesville will a ... read more »

Dewey City Council Amends Emergency Mitigations

Mar 25, 2020

The Dewey City Council held an emergency meeting on Wednesday morning to consider amendments to their mitigation measures in response to COVID-19. Both Mayor Tom Hays and City Manager Kevin Trease read the three page resolution. Trease said they are living under Gov. Kevin Stitt's order s ... read more »

Nowata County Sheriff Offers to Check on Residents

Mar 25, 2020

While there have yet to be any confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nowata County at this time, it is believed that the virus has made its way into the county. Nowata County Emergency Management Director Laurie Summers speculated on Monday that that were pending cases in the county. Although those c ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools to Hold Special Meeting Friday

Mar 25, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board will meet for a special called meeting on Friday and look to sign a resolution, which would grant emergency powers to Superintendent David Cash. These temporary powers would grant Cash the authority to take action on certain items without board approval. Cash explains wh ... read more »

Dewey Public Schools Reacts to School Closure Decision

Mar 25, 2020

Dewey Superintendent Vince Vincent said he is in agreement with the Oklahoma State Department of Education's decision to close schools for the remainder of the semester as the cases of COVID-19 rise. To Superintendent Vincent, there was no doubt that it would be difficult decision. He sai ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Encourages Students to Stay Active

Mar 25, 2020

Health officials are recommending that citizens stay indoors as much as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. Schools recently closed making it difficult for students to utilize workout equipment as well. Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash encourages students to be active, as long as they don ... read more »