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Verdigris Valley Electric Announces Planned Outage

Jan 13, 2021

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative (VVEC) announced on Wednesday that there will be a planned outage at the Dome Substation northwest of Bartlesville on Thursday that could last up to two hours. The planned outage will begin at 10:00 a.m. The Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) will b ... read more »

Pawhuska School Board Alters Event Guidelines

Jan 13, 2021

The Pawhuska School Board has altered its guidelines for those wishing to enter school sanctioned events. In part, everyone who enters the building will have their temperature checked, masks will be required to be worn at all times, attendance will be limited to 50 percent, fans will sit in desig ... read more »

Fields Talks Leadership Award, Tri County Tech

Jan 13, 2021

Tri County Tech (TCT) Superintendent & CEO Lindel Fields said receiving the 2021 Baldridge Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence is exciting. Fields said without a doubt that the award is the most significant individual honor he has received in his professional 30 year career. Al ... read more »

City of Pawhuska Purchases Transformer From Edmond

Jan 13, 2021

The City of Pawhuska is in need of a new transformer, as the city continues to grow and expand. At Tuesday evening's city council meeting, there was discussion regarding purchasing a transformer from the City of Edmond and having it transported to Pawhuska. Councilman Steve Tolson said with t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Burglary, Meth Charge

Jan 13, 2021

A Bartlesville man was arrested over the weekend and is being charged with committing first degree burglary and possession of methamphetamine offenses.   Officers responded to a juvenile calling her mother in reference to Robert Castro entering their home. When officers arrived, they ... read more »

Former BPD Officer Has Preliminary Hearing Set

Jan 13, 2021

A former Bartlesville Police Officer appeared in court last week where a preliminary hearing date was set for February 23. James Graham is facing charges of sexual battery and indecent exposure. According to an affidavit, two female officer employed by the Bartlesville Police Department alleg ... read more »

More Dewey Homecoming Interviews to Air on KRIG

Jan 13, 2021

At Dewey High School, it’s Camo Day! Homecoming interviews continue on Real Country KRIG 104.9 at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday with Cheyan McDaniel and Jake LaSpisa compliments of BartnetIP. More Dewey High School homecoming interviews will air on Thursday night at 5:45 with Kamryn Deutsc ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Meets Tuesday Evening

Jan 13, 2021

The Pawhuska City Council met for its regularly sheduled meeting Tuesday evening and had a number of things to sort out.   There was much discussion regarding the purchase of a transformer for the City of Pawhuska, as they are needing more power to be ran throughout the city. After ... read more »

Wednesday COVID-19 Report

Jan 13, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting new COVID-19 deaths in Osage and Washington Counties. Washington County has totaled 67 deaths due to COVID-19 and Osage County has totaled 33 deaths. Currently, Washington County is reporting 419 active cases. Osage County is listing 403 ac ... read more »

Pawhuska Voters Approve One-Percent Sales Tax Increase

Jan 12, 2021

The citizens of Pawhuska headed to the polls on Tuesday and made the decision to raise the sales tax by one percent. A total of 253 people voted in favor of the proposition while a total of 119 people opposed that measure. City Council member Steve Tolson had this to say regarding Tuesday eve ... read more »

Medals4Mettle Awards 16 Bartlesville Health Providers

Jan 13, 2021

Medals4Mettle (M4M) presented 16 medals to Ascension St. John health care workers during an opening ceremony at Ascension St. John Jane Phillips in Bartlesville on Wednesday morning. M4M's Tulsa Chapter Coordinator Carl Ahlgren said it was an honor to award front line heroes in Bartl ... read more »

Price Tower Moving Forward in 2021

Jan 13, 2021

Valentines weekend is already filling up at the Price Tower, but there is time to make your reservations.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday, Rick Lloyd with the Price Tower said the hotel at the Frank Lloyd Wright designed skyscraper had a great New Years weekend and a ... read more »

Clean-up Coupon Permits Free Trip to Landfill

Jan 13, 2021

Bartlesville residents will receive a coupon for one free trip to Osage Landfill via their utility bill soon, Public Works Director Keith Henry said recently. “The coupon will allow the City’s Solid Waste customers to dispose of unwanted household goods free of charge anytime betw ... read more »

BPS to have Scheduled Distance Learning Day on Friday

Jan 13, 2021

Bartlesville Public Schools will have a previously scheduled district-wide Distance Learning Day on Friday, Jan. 15th. There will also be no instruction on Monday, which is Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. The holiday will be used as an in-service day for district staff. ... read more »

Extra Mile Awards to be Given at Ascension Bartlesville

Jan 12, 2021

Medals4Mettle (M4M) will present 85 medals to Ascension St. John health care workers during two ceremonies at Ascension St. John Jane Phillips in Bartlesville and Ascension St. John Medical Center in Tulsa on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021. This is to honor their commitment, sacrifice and esse ... read more »