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Civitan Park to See Dedication Ceremony on Friday

Feb 12, 2019

A dedication ceremony will be held at the end of the week at Civitan Park which is known by local youth as the “Dinosaur Park.” The dedication ceremony revolves around the park's new 20-foot by 44-foot pavilion that cost approximately $29,000 to install. It was purchased with fund ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Going for Transportation Bond

Feb 12, 2019

Bond options were a key point of contention at Monday evening's school board meeting in Pawhuska. While board members know the school needs big budget items such as a community storm shelter, they also realize items such as this probably won't pass until enough money is in the budget. ... read more »

KLIFE to Break Ground for New Building Wednesday

Feb 12, 2019

Bartlesville KLIFE is breaking ground Wednesday for a new 8,000 square-foot activity center that will house the youth organization's programs. KLIFE is creating the updated campus for its programs at 1815 Hillcrest Drive, which is located across the street from Bartlesville High School. ... read more »

Wellness, Training Initiatives to be Looked at in 2019

Feb 12, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department has made several changes to the department. Since joining BPD, Police Chief Tracy Roles has made several promotions in the department. Those changes took place in 2018 and Roles says there will only be more change in 2019. Two major initiatives are being lo ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber not Meeting in February

Feb 12, 2019

In light of this month’s chamber banquet, the Skiatook Chamber of Commerce will not be holding its monthly luncheon. The Chamber will meet again on March 13 at noon at the First Baptist Church, located at 940 W. Oak Street in Skiatook. Kelly Bland, the Executive Director of Osage County ... read more »

Osage County Voters Go to the Polls

Feb 12, 2019

Oklahoma voters around the state are heading to the polls for municipal elections.   Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. as voters weigh in on candidates for mayor, city council and school boards as well as bonds for public services in towns and cities throughout the state. ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Members Have Clear Picture Moving Forward

Feb 11, 2019

Monday evening's school board meeting in Pawhuska went smoothly and after talking about different bond issues, board members have a clear idea on what they want to do moving forward.   A community storm shelter is something that everyone is in agreement with, but the board member ... read more »

Ramona Man Threatens Woman; Spits on Jailer

Feb 11, 2019

A Ramona man was arrested after an altercation in the parking lot of a Bartlesville hotel on Sunday afternoon. Willis Harris was charged with a felonious count of threats to kill, second degree robbery, assault on a peace officer, and transferring bodily fluids on a state employee. According ... read more »

Two Arrested in Attempted Burglary

Feb 11, 2019

Two men were arrested after an alleged burglary attempt on Graystone Avenue in Bartlesville on Friday afternoon. Jimmie Hoppock and Aaron Moore were each charged with first degree burglary and intoxication for their roles in the incident. Both appeared out of custody during an arraignment at the ... read more »

Dewey Heads to Caney for Regular Season Finale

Feb 11, 2019

After marked struggles early in the season the Dewey Bulldoggers appear to have hit their stride with the playoffs on the way. Dewey has won four of its last five contests, which includes a convincing 80-68 win at Caney Valley, Oklahoma last Friday. 80 points is the most the Bulldoggers have comp ... read more »

Bouvier, Others Encourage Support on ACCO Bills

Feb 11, 2019

Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier attended last Wednesday's Legislative Day at the state capitol. Once there, he met with Bartlesville Senator Julie Daniels in her new Oklahoma City office. Bouvier also met with House District 10 Representative Judd Strom. In those meeting ... read more »

New Courthouse Talked About at County Commissioner Meeting

Feb 11, 2019

In 2011, there was an effort to build a new courthouse in Pawhuska. It failed with overwhelming support, as the vote was 80 percent opposed and 20 percent in favor. The Courthouse, built in 1914, is eight years older and Jeff Raley, a lawyer from Norman who started with the idea of building a new ... read more »

OKM Music's Opus No. 35 Cancelled

Feb 11, 2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances, OKM Music's Opus No. 35 with Harmony Project Tulsa, scheduled for Thursday, February 28, at the Circle Cinema Theater in Tulsa has been cancelled. Those who have purchased tickets will receive a full refund from OKM Music. OKM apologizes for any inconvenie ... read more »

Rogers State to Celebrate Students in Annual Breakfast

Feb 11, 2019

Rogers State University has been gearing up for their 10th Scholarship Breakfast in Bartlesville. Development Manager Angie Thompson says they look to add a celebratory piece to their breakfast this year. She says this year they have collected a group of students and alums that they are call ... read more »

Warrant for Potential 2018 Arsonist Could be Issued Soon

Feb 11, 2019

Bartlesville Fire Chief John Banks says 14 structure fires from July to November 2018 were arson related cases. Out of those 14 fires, only one structure was occupied. No one was harmed in these fires that occured in the Jane Phillips area of Bartlesville. The fires were getting out of hand thoug ... read more »