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Republicans on Rise According to State Election Board Data

Jan 16, 2020

Voter registration among democrats continues to decline in the State of Oklahoma. While Republican, Libertarians and Independents have seen increased registration since 2018, according to the Oklahoma State Election Board. This only continues trends in the state that have been ongoing since 1 ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Enters No Contest Plea on Drug Charges

Jan 15, 2020

A Bartlesville man entered a guilty plea on drug charges Tuesday one day before a non-jury trial was slated to occur. Michael Livingston entered a no contest plea on a charge of possession of drugs with intent to distribute. The court recommends a seven-year suspended sentence with supervised pro ... read more »

Cash Sees MAP Testing as a Success at Pawhuska Schools

Jan 15, 2020

This is the second year in which Pawhuska Schools will be using MAP testing to measure student achievement and growth. This is a computer simulated test covering reading, science, math and language. Superintendent David Cash sees this as a good way to measure student development.   C ... read more »

Elementary School Principal Talks State Report Card

Jan 15, 2020

Site principals for Dewey Public Schools gave their presentations on their respected schools 2018-2019 State Report Card. Jerri Moore, the principal at Dewey Elementary School, said she feels good about where they are in meeting the needs of students on “the bubble.” She said they ... read more »

Insurance Commissioner Mulready to be in Bartlesville

Jan 15, 2020

Oklahoma’s Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready will be in Bartlesville throughout the day on Thursday. Jude’s Health and Java House will host Commissioner Mulready for “Coffee with a Commissioner” at 9:00 a.m. The cafe is located at 2503 SE Washington Boulevard. T ... read more »

Ramona Police Seeking Suspect for Casino Incident

Jan 15, 2020

The Ramona Police Department is seeking the identity of a suspect involved in an incident on Monday, Jan. 6th. According to the Ramona Police Department on Wednesday, they are looking for someone that left their red extended pickup truck unattended following an accident at the Cherokee Casino ... read more »

Hoover Elementary Looks to Help Family in Need

Jan 15, 2020

The staff at Hoover Elementary School in Bartlesville is asking for your help with raising funds for the Meijer’s family. Alex and Tori Meijer live in Bartlesville with their two-year-old daughter Ember. The couple has been married for 6-years after they met for the first time in the Ne ... read more »

Scholar Showcase to be Held on Thursday Evening

Jan 15, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation’s rescheduled Scholars Showcase will take place on Thursday. Blair Ellis, the BPS Foundation’s Executive Director, said tickets are still on sale for $20. She said people can buy tickets online at bpsfoundation.org. You can also call the ... read more »

CFO Muninger: City on Budget Target for FY 2019-20

Jan 15, 2020

The City of Bartlesville is on target to meet its budgetary goals this fiscal year, CFO/City Clerk Jason Muninger announced this week on KWON Radio's "City Talk" program.    Muninger said, "Sales tax is up dang near 3 percent! It's up 2.9 percent or about ... read more »

West Side Community Center to Host Mental Health Talk

Jan 15, 2020

The Westside Community Center of Bartlesville will host a discussion on mental health. Topics covered will be services available in Washington County, confidentiality, undocumented persons, and cultural issues that may prevent someone from seeking help. The discussion will be held on Thursday ... read more »

Vouchers to Permit Free Visit to Osage Landfill

Jan 15, 2020

Bartlesville residents will receive a voucher for one free trip to Osage Landfill in their next utility bill that will allow them to dispose of unwanted household goods free of charge any time before Dec. 31st, 2020. The program is intended to assist residents who have unwanted household item ... read more »

Osage Nation Talks About City Hall at Council Meeting

Jan 14, 2020

Osage Nation Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Redcorn started a dialogue with the Pawhuska City Council Tuesday evening regarding the possibility of the Nation re-purchasing City Hall. Redcorn said the Osage Nation built the building in 1894 before the Allotment Act of 1906 forced them to sell i ... read more »

Kihekah Waterline Project Getting Started Soon

Jan 14, 2020

The Pawhuska City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall Tuesday evening and got a number of things accomplished.   Osage Nation Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Redcorn addressed the council about the possibility of the Osage Nation re-purchasing City Hall. The ... read more »

City, ODOT Look to Install Signs to Direct Semi Traffic

Jan 14, 2020

Residents of Woodland Park in Bartlesville have asked the City of Bartlesville for help as semi-trucks use neighborhood streets to turn around. Ward 2 City Councilman Paul Stuart said a constituent recently called him about the issue. He said the semis are damaging yards, sprinkler systems an ... read more »

Nowata Police Chief Advocates for Improved Courthouse Security

Jan 14, 2020

Several Nowata County officials voiced the need for improved security measures at the courthouse at Monday’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. City of Nowata police chief Mike McElhaney spoke of a few instances were unsafe situations occurred at the courthouse recently. He also detai ... read more »