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Washington County Revisits Bar Dew Lake Project

Nov 23, 2021

Work continues on the Bar Dew Lake project just over five miles northwest of Bartlesville. Washington County Commissioner Mitch Antle says the project is still in the works despite County Road 1400 to Road 3940 being open to traffic. He says they are in the process now of dressing the area. ... read more »

Nominate a BPS Teacher for Kindness in the Classroom

Nov 23, 2021

Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) looks for nominations for its Kindness in the Classroom campaign. If you feel grateful for a Bartlesville Public Schools teacher, you can submit their name to the campaign. They could receive recognition for their extraordinary acts of kindness an ... read more »

Salvation Army Thanksgiving to be Held on Wednesday

Nov 23, 2021

The Salvation Army of Bartlesville is serving up a meal and all are invited. Captain Ian Carr with the Salvation Army of Bartlesville says they will host their Community Thanksgiving meal on Wednesday, Nov. 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Citadel, 101 N. Bucy Avenue. Carr says all are ... read more »

Candidate Filings Just Around the Corner in Osage County

Nov 23, 2021

Those wishing to run for the Ward One and Ward Three Council Seat for the City of Pawhuska can file a declaration of candidacy on Monday, December 6th. Anderson, Avant, Barnsdall, Bowring, Hominy, McCord, Osage Hills, Pawhuska, Prue, Shidler, Woodland and Wynona all have open school board seats a ... read more »

Candidate Filing to Begin for School Boards in Wash. Co

Nov 23, 2021

Candidates for the Board of Education in five Washington County schools districts will soon file Declarations of Candidacy. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says the process will begin on Monday, Dec. 6, at 8:00 a.m. House says the filing period will close on Wednesday, ... read more »

OKM's Exclusive Premier and Debut of Ryan & Ryan’s New Christmas Album, “Merry & Bright: Songs of Christmas Cheer”

Nov 23, 2021

  Ryan & Ryan is a dynamic father-son piano duo that draws classical and contemporary music to create enthralling concert experiences.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mikal Curless and Donald Ryan of the duo talked about how Donald and Barron Ryan combine thei ... read more »

Bartlesville Fire Dept: Gas Line Fire Suppressed in 300 Block of SE Avondale

Nov 23, 2021

  What was first reported as a house fire on Bartlesville's east side  turned out to be something unusual and potentialy far more dangerous.   Around 5am, units from the Bartlesville Fire Department arrived in the 300 block of SE Avondale.    Upon ... read more »

Health Department Website Still Down

Nov 22, 2021

At Monday’s Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, we learned that the State Department of Health’s website is still down. Therefore, the number of COVID-19 cases remains unknown at this time across the State. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts explains what has been g ... read more »

Man Destroys Evidence at the Washington County Jail

Nov 22, 2021

A man was booked into the Washington County Jail early Monday morning after being charged with driving with a suspended license, acquiring proceeds from drug activity, carrying contraband into jail and destroying evidence. According to a probable cause affidavit, Austin Riley was pulled over ... read more »

Tri County Tech Robotics Program Receives Sponsorship

Nov 22, 2021

Tri County Tech receives a $500 sponsorship from Bartlesville Rotary Club. The funds will be used for Tri County Tech's FIRST Robotics program. Receiving this sponsorship was Pre-Engineering Instructor Kendall Baker, and Computer Repair and Networking Instructor Jeanette Slater. Baker say ... read more »

Courthouse Renovations Continue in Washington County

Nov 22, 2021

Renovations at the Washington County Courthouse in downtown Bartlesville continue almost two months after they began. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap says crews worked most of the weekend to relocate a panel box in what will be a new courtroom on the first floor. Dunlap says he tho ... read more »

Fire Concerns in NE Oklahoma Increase Tuesday

Nov 22, 2021

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Tulsa wants the public to be fire weather aware. According to NWS, fire weather concerns increase on Tuesday in northeast Oklahoma. South winds near 30 miles per hour and higher temperatures are in the forecast. The fire spread rate for the Bartlesvil ... read more »

Bartlesville High Interact Clubs Helps Family in Need

Nov 22, 2021

Bartlesville High School's (BHS) Interact Club helps a fellow student and his family after they lose everything to a house fire. BHS Speech and Debate Coach Trey Cabler says they were at a tournament with the family's eldest son on Friday when he got a phone call about the news. Cable ... read more »

Ribbon Cutting Held for BancFirst Live Video Teller

Nov 22, 2021

Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrates BancFirst for embracing the convenience and efficiencies of modern technology. BancFirst recently open the first Live Video Teller and ATM in Bartlesville at 3600 Price Road. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the occasion was held by t ... read more »

FIRST PHASE OF BLUEPEAK’S SEVERAL HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT TO BRING A HIGH-SPEED, FIBER-TO-THE-HOME NETWORK TO OKLAHOMA IS UNDERWAY

Nov 22, 2021

  Bluepeak, an innovative internet provider, announced today that the first phase of its several hundred million dollar expansion initiative to bring its state-of-the-art, fiber-to-the-home network to the state of Oklahoma has commenced. The company has already broken ground on construct ... read more »