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Pro Tem Treat Commends Medical Marijuana Group

Feb 13, 2019

Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Tuesday commented on the work done by the medical marijuana working group. Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels has worked extensively in that group for several months. Pro Tem Treat thanked all the members, both in the Senate and House, ... read more »

Summer Camps to Return to Tri County Tech

Feb 13, 2019

Tri County Tech will hold summer camps for local youth when warmer weather revisits the area. Business Development Specialist Kyle Ppool say the program was successful last year and they want to add more kiddos. He says they had about a 98-percent enrollment. The program hosted 4th through 9 ... read more »

New Businesses Could be Coming to Pawhuska

Feb 13, 2019

Joni Nash, the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce Director, has given a monthly economic update and things are looking up for the city of Pawhuska.    Nash also heard from Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell, who wants to help with tourism in the city of Pawhuska.     ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Makes Move on Generators

Feb 13, 2019

Two backup generators have been put out for bid in the city of Pawhuska. This is something that had been on the table for quite some time. Most of the board members were for the idea, but Steve Holcombe was a bit skeptical. Once the generators come to Pawhuska, the city will be responsibl ... read more »

Nowata Class Carries Out Special Holiday Project

Feb 13, 2019

A Nowata High School geometry class does something special just in time for Valentine's Day. Geometry teacher Chris Ann Truesdell and her students made Valentine's Day cards for the Children's Hospital at the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Truesdell explains that she ha ... read more »

Transportation Committee Hears from Cimmaron Transit

Feb 13, 2019

Bartlesville's Transportation Committee held its first meeting Tuesday afternoon.  The committee chose Alan Gentges as its chairman.  The committee heard from Cimmaron Public Transit System's Laura Corff.  Cimmaron operates the local CityRide program.  Corff says the a ... read more »

Coupon to Osage Landfill to be in Next Utility Bill

Feb 13, 2019

If you live in Bartlesville you will receive a coupon in your next utility bill for one trip to Osage Landfill. The coupon allows you to dispose of unwanted household goods for free of charge any time before the end of 2019. The clean-up program is intended to help Bartlesville residents disp ... read more »

Nowata Fire Urges Parents to Watch the Hoses

Feb 13, 2019

Nowata's Fire Department has asked parents to be careful when they drop students off for school this morning.  Firefighters are working on a strucdture fire in the area of Nowata Schools.  While the blaze is apparently not a danger to the school, the department asks parents to use C ... read more »

Pawhuska Vote Goes to Runoff

Feb 13, 2019

Pawhuska voters failed to choose a ward-2 city councilman on Tuesday.  Jourdan Foran and Steven Holcombe will advance to a runoff election in April.  HOlcombe edged Foran by 7 votes in the primary, leading 144 to 137.  Laban Miles picked up 97 votes for just more than 25 percent of ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Approves Go-Ahead for Generators

Feb 12, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met Tuesday evening for a regular scheduled meeting at City Hall and many items were discussed. The council approved the purchase of a level two commercial charging station for electric vehicles. This will be paid for through a $3.1 million grant. The station will be ... read more »

OKWU Vies for KCAC Title at Ottawa

Feb 12, 2019

No. 1 Oklahoma Wesleyan has a chance to clinch the regular season title in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference with a road trip to Ottawa University on Wednesday evening. The Eagles haven’t won a conference title since 2011 when they were a member of the Midlands Conference. OKWU ... read more »

Jenks Woman Gets DUI with Child in Vehicle

Feb 12, 2019

A Jenks woman was arrested for driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle on Sunday in Bartlesville. Khanthaly Boyd appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of aggravated DUI, felony child endangerment, and transporting an open container. According to court doc ... read more »

Safety Top Concern in Copan Despite False Report

Feb 12, 2019

Copan Public Schools Superintendent Christopher Smith says everything is okay in Copan after a report came to the school about a potential threat Tuesday afternoon. He says there was a report sent in to the Washington County Sheriff's Office about a threat to the school. That threat ended up ... read more »

Truancy Numbers Declining at Pawhuska Schools

Feb 12, 2019

Matt Hennesy took over as Truancy Officer this time last year. Hennesy was forced to take 38 students to truancy court in the month of March and 14 students failed the second semester due to truancy. Hennesy says since he implemented a new system for the middle and high school, he has seen a sign ... read more »

City Posts FAQ on State Highway 123 Bridge Project

Feb 12, 2019

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation looks to go through with their work on the State Highway 123 Bridge project inside the Bartlesville city limits. Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey says ODOT has held several public meetings to discuss the project, but not everyone has been able to att ... read more »