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Busy Wednesday in Skiatook

Dec 11, 2018

There will be a ribbon cutting on Wednesday at 11 in the morning welcoming the St. John Clinic of Skiatook to the Chamber of Commerce. Refreshments will be provided and the clinic is located at 1501 W. Rogers Blvd. For more information, call 918-396-4122.   Also, the Skiatook monthly ... read more »

City Looking to Survey Public About Recycling

Dec 11, 2018

The Public Works Department is in the process of putting together a survey aimed at giving the City of Bartlesville more insight into what sanitation and recycling customers want and are willing to pay for. Public Works Director Keith Henry mentions that there is no profit in recycling right ... read more »

Owasso Senator Looks to Ban Vaping in Schools

Dec 11, 2018

Oklahoma has a ban on tobacco products for public and private school buildings and vehicles.  After conducting an interim study this fall, Owasso’s state Sen. J.J. Dossett has filed legislation for the 2019 session that would extend that ban to vaping.  He says when they had t ... read more »

Red Tickets Being Given to Select Businesses

Dec 11, 2018

Because of the popularity for this year’s 19th annual Green Country Christmas Giveaway, rolls of “Green” 2018 Green Country Christmas tickets are running low. A select few businesses who have run out of green tickets will be supplied with specially-numbered RED Green Country Chr ... read more »

Concurrent Enrollment an Early Success

Dec 10, 2018

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regular scheduled meeting Monday evening in the Administration building and according to Superintendent David Cash, it sounds like the concurrent enrollment program with Tri County Technology Center has been an early success. There has been an issue with pa ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff's Office Putting Donations to Use

Dec 10, 2018

The Nowata County Sheriff’s Department received several donations that were accepted by the Nowata County Board of Commissioners at Monday Morning’s meeting. The sheriff’s office received monetary donations of $100 from Richard and Robin Briggs for general needs and a $140 d ... read more »

Skiatook City Manager Talks to County Commissioners

Dec 10, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and a major part of the meeting was spent talking to Dan Yancey, the City Manager of Skiatook. Yancey had many items he wanted to discuss, including how tribal funds went to help paying for county roads. County Co ... read more »

Dewey Christmas Parade Winners Announced

Dec 10, 2018

The judges for the Dewey Christmas Parade have announced the 2018 Dewey Christmas Parade float winners. The Dewey Christmas Parade held on Saturday, Dec. 8th saw several floats out of nearly 100 floats win first and second place spots for different categories. In the commercial category, Medi ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Donations for Minor Free Fair Project

Dec 10, 2018

Later in their meeting Monday morning the Washington County Board of Commissioners reviewed letters that they would send to the 6 candidates that ran for the Washington County Sheriff’s position. Commissioner Dunlap says all candidates showed great intelligence in their interviews and that ... read more »

Sheriff, Undersheriff Recognized by Commissioners

Dec 10, 2018

Sheriff Rick Silver will retire at the end of the year. A couple weeks ago, the Washington County Board of Commissioners appointed Scott Owen to fill the remainder of sheriff Silver’s term when he does retire. The commissioners recognized sheriff Silver’s 10 years of service. Commissi ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss E911

Dec 10, 2018

The formation of the Nowata County Emergency Communication District was a topic of discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. The three-member committee has already seen two members appointed. Nowata Chief of Police Mike McElhaney is the representative fo ... read more »

Commissioners to Present to Sheriff Silver Monday

Dec 07, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners will give a presentation to sheriff Rick Silver and undersheriff Steve Johnson to start their meeting on Monday morning. They will also discuss a letter from the two about the peace officer’s status. And when it comes to letters, the commissioners will di ... read more »

Wiatt Watt Named 2018 Youth of the Year

Dec 08, 2018

The Great Futures Luncheon at the Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville featured 6 outstanding Youth of the Year finalists hoping to win the Youth of the Year award on Friday. Those 6 finalists included Chloe Colbert, Latasha Dancer, Zoey Nicholas, Nelly Pendelton Zack Rainer, and Wiatt Watt. E ... read more »

Nowlin Fares Well in First Days of National Finals Rodeo

Dec 08, 2018

The National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada kicked off last Thursday. Nowata native Tracy Nowlin and her horse Dolly Jo took great strides to get to the NFR and have performed well in recent days. In their first day of action on Thursday, Nowlin and Dolly Jo placed 5th in their barrel raci ... read more »

Dr. Piper Talks About Trip to the Vatican

Dec 07, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, went to the Vatican on Nov. 7 to teach at a conference. Piper says he would continue to have ecumenical conversations with Catholic brothers and sisters at a pontifical site at the Vatican until Nov. 9. He says he commends those Catholic ... read more »