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Accident Near Claremore Leaves One Injured Monday

Apr 09, 2019

An injury collision occurred a half mile north of Claremore on State Highway 66 at Sioux Avenue Monday afternoon. 32-year-old Ashley Griffith was driving a 2019 Jeep Cherokee southbound on SH66 and failed to yield while making a left turn. Braden Middleton, a 25-year-old from Afton, Oklahoma, ... read more »

Tower Center Contract to be Discussed in Special Meeting

Apr 09, 2019

A special Bartlesville City Council meeting will be held Wednesday at City Hall. The Council will discuss and take action on a recommendation from the Tower Green Design Committee regarding final construction documents. The Tower Green Design Committee met last Friday to hear a final construc ... read more »

Dewey Avenue Closed for Storm Drain Improvements

Apr 09, 2019

The 600 block of Dewey Avenue between Adams Boulevard and Silas Street closed Tuesday due to storm drain improvements currently underway in the area. The improvements are necessary to accommodate the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The project is a community green space approved by vote ... read more »

Principals Discuss Positive Future at Pawhuska Board Meeting

Apr 08, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regular scheduled meeting Monday evening and got a number of things accomplished. All three principals were on hand talking about how things have been going throughout the semester and stressed to the board that they are working on different things to impro ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Luncheon to be Held Wednesday

Apr 08, 2019

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce will be holding their monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church of Skiatook, located at 940 W. Oak Street. Doors open at 11:45 for networking and the lunch starts at noon. Cost is $7 per person and Skiatook Fire Chief Jim Annas will be th ... read more »

Health Department Adding Services in Skiatook

Apr 08, 2019

The Osage County Health Department is currently operating out of a single location in Pawhuska. Larry Bergner, Administrative Director of the Health Department, was at Tuesday's Board of County Commissioners meeting asking to expand their services to Skiatook. District Two Commissioner Ke ... read more »

History Museum to Give Presentation on Pistol Pete

Apr 08, 2019

Bartlesville Area History Museum Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present an educational program examining the life of Frank Eaton. Eaton, also known as “Pistol Pete.” He lived a long, colorful life and earned a reputation as a ‘fast gun.’ Eventually moving to Ind ... read more »

Washington County Officials Gave Presentation Friday

Apr 08, 2019

At Arvest Bank’s Friday Financial Forum at the Eastside Branch location last week, the Washington County Commissioners and County Assessor gave a presentation. Assessor Todd Mathes led the presentation, which broke down the County’s property tax dollar distribution in 2018. Commis ... read more »

County Commissioners Sign Lease Agreement With Health Department

Apr 08, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning for a short, but productive meeting at the Osage County Courthouse in Pawhuska. The Commissioners signed a lease agreement between the County Health Department and Virginia Young, creating more office space for the department. The spa ... read more »

New Board Member Getting Sworn in at Pawhuska

Apr 08, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board is meeting for a regular scheduled school meeting at 5:30 this evening at the Administration Building. Addie Roanhorse will be sworn in as a new member of the board and then the Superintendent will give his monthly report. Campus principals will also give reports ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss E911

Apr 08, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners discussed several business items at Monday morning’s meeting. A resolution was approved for district three to utilize county use tax money in order to facilitate repairs at the Nowata County Jail. Commissioner Troy Friddle had put a resolution before the ... read more »

Commissioners Do Not Acknowledge Contract Monday

Apr 08, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners approved an engagement letter and compilation of financial information letter from Turner and Associates, CPAs Monday morning. A resolution declaring and disposing of County property as surplus followed. Chairman Mitch Antle commented that the 2002 Ford F25 ... read more »

Caney City Hall to Close at Noon Monday, Tuesday

Apr 08, 2019

If you have business with Caney City Hall in Caney, Kansas, over the next couple of days, you’ll need to show up early. Police Chief Ron Wade says Monday and Tuesday Caney City Hall will be closing at noon. He says the early closure has been prompted by audit requirements. ... read more »

County Commissioners Getting Quotes on Items

Apr 06, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and a number of various items will be discussed. There will be discussion between the health department and Virginia Young to lease office space in Skiatook for $850 a month. The Commissioners w ... read more »

Dr. Joe Hardin Turns 100 on Sunday

Apr 06, 2019

A longtime Bartlesville resident and former orthodontist will turn 100-years-old on Sunday. Dr. Joe Hardin was born in McAlister, Oklahoma in 1919. Dr. Hardin lost his father at the age of 11 and grew up poor. He said he became a paper boy to help his family during the Great Depression. Hardi ... read more »