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IMTT Announces Retirement of Richard Courtney

Jan 15, 2021

After thirty-nine years with International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT), serving as President and Chief Executive Officer for the past five years, Richard Courtney will retire from his full-time duties with the company on Monday, March 1st, 2021. Mr. Courtney will then become a member of the Board ... read more »

Reminder: City Offices to Close, Trash Routes Amended

Jan 15, 2021

The City of Bartlesville reminds you that their offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18th, and trash routes will be amended that week due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday trash routes that would normally be serviced on Jan. 18th will be serviced on Wednesday, Jan. 20th, that w ... read more »

Two Local Men Charged as Part of Operation Clean Sweep

Jan 15, 2021

U.S. Attorney Trent Shores announced this week the launch of Operation Clean Sweep aimed at holding accountable child predators throughout the Northern District of Oklahoma. Operation Clean Sweep concentrates law enforcement efforts on counteracting the spike in internet facilitated child-exp ... read more »

High Fire Dangers in the Forecast Locally

Jan 14, 2021

According to the National Weather Service in Tulsa, there are near critical fire spread rates in the forecast that will last through Friday. Dewey Fire Chief Jacob Cox said gusts could get as high as 40 to 55 miles per hour in the area. He said that puts our area in a high fire danger rate. ... read more »

Weather has Delayed Bison Road Project

Jan 14, 2021

The first leg of the Bison Road Project in Washington County between Tuxedo Boulevard and Durham Road is currently in the second of three phases. Commissioner Mike Bouvier said Paragon Construction has not had a chance to asphalt the area yet because of weather conditions. He said they wanted ... read more »

City of Pawhuska to Begin Work on Water Reservoir

Jan 14, 2021

The tower that supplies water to the City of Pawhuska has been in need of repair for some time now. When they go in and do this repair, water pressure will be weakened and that is why it will be important to have some sort of booster to supply water during that time. At Tuesday evening’s ci ... read more »

Bartlesville Schools Distributing Second Round of Masks

Jan 14, 2021

The Bartlesville Public Schools (BPS) administration is distributing a second round of Bruins face coverings to all students and staff. Dr. Stephanie Curtis, the Chair of the BPS Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Committee, said this is thanks to the Cherokee Nation's competitive school ... read more »

Voter Registration in Wash. Co. Ends on Friday

Jan 14, 2021

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House reminds you that Friday, January 15th is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Tuesday, February 9th Caney Valley Special School or the Collinsville Board of Education Primary. House said tha ... read more »

Nowata Fair Board to Hold Election Next Month

Jan 14, 2021

The Nowata County Fair Board is set to elect new officers on Saturday, February 13. All three districts are up for election. The filing period runs from January 25 to January 29. Interested applicants must file for the county commissioners district in which they reside. More information can b ... read more »

Thursday COVID-19 Update

Jan 14, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting an additional 3,142 new COVID-19 cases in Thursday’s situation update. 34 total deaths were recorded in the update, none of which were local. A total of 1,844 Oklahomans are currently in the hospital due to the coronavirus. Currently, ... read more »

Chamber to Hold Know the Ville Event on Jan. 28th

Jan 14, 2021

The Hilton Garden Inn will play host to the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s “Know the Ville” event that is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Jan. 28th, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The event is free but you must register to attend. You can find a registration link ... read more »

Dewey Homecoming Interviews Continue on KRIG

Jan 14, 2021

It’s Dress as a Teacher Day at Dewey High School! Homecoming interviews continue on Real Country KRIG 104.9 at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday with Kamryn Deutsch, Devin Creek and Hunter Reese compliments of BartnetIP. Friday is Red and White Spirit Day. Coronation will take place at 5:50 p.m ... read more »

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl of Kid's Sake 2021 Provides Options for Participation

Jan 14, 2021

Big Brothers Big Sisters' evidence-based mentoring programs are designed to create positive, measureable outcomes for youth, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. Bowl for Kids' Sake supports our mento ... read more »

VIDEO: Mullin Opposes Article of Impeachment, Calls for Country to Come Together

Jan 14, 2021

 After voting against the Article of Impeachment today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released a video calling for the country to come together to move forward.     ... read more »

Hern Votes Against Hasty Impeachment, Citing Lack of Investigation

Jan 14, 2021

Representatives Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after voting against the articles of impeachment.   “There is not a single member of this House who supports the actions that took place here last week,” said Rep. Hern. “Those actions are ... read more »