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Sen. Dahm Files Legislation to Strengthen Energy Sector and Promote Energy Independence

Jan 10, 2023

  Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed legislation to strengthen the energy sector and promote energy independence.   Senate Bill 202 would create a protection for internal combustion engines and SB204 would require companies receiving bailouts from the winter storm t ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden Invites All to Coffee With The Sheriff

Jan 10, 2023

You're invited to come have coffee with Sheriff Eddie Virden on Tuesday, January 17, at 8am at at Buffalo Joe's in Pawhuska.   This is an open invitation to sit down with Sheriff Virden and enjoy some coffee in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring your questions and/or concerns.  ... read more »

Commissioners Recognize Longtime Employee

Jan 09, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners recognized a longtime District 3 employee and approved other items during their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Member of the District 3 road crew, Garry Ochler, was recognized for his work over six decades with Washington County. Commissione ... read more »

Congressman Brecheen Votes to Defund Biden’s IRS Army

Jan 10, 2023

Congressman Josh Brecheen issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Family and Small Business Taxpayer Protection Act (H.R. 23), which is intended to stop the hiring of 87,000 new IRS agents to target the American people. “One of the more egregious examples o ... read more »

Dewey Schools Meet for First Time in 2023

Jan 09, 2023

The Dewey Public School Board of Education met this Monday evening for their monthly meeting on a shorter agenda, it started off with public comment from one Joseph Whitt regarding emergency and non-emergency lockdown.  The Board also voted to extend their internet services with OneNet f ... read more »

Nowata Co. Sheriff’s Office Warns of New Scam

Jan 09, 2023

Local law enforcement is warning residents of a scam going around Nowata County. The Nowata County Sheriff's Office is alerting the public that someone is calling people and telling them that they have a warrant. The same caller is then telling people to go to Homeland to obtain money to ... read more »

Pawhuska Public Schools Approve Bid for Elevator

Jan 09, 2023

The Pawhuska School Board members met up in their month meeting Tuesday night to approve a bid from Access Elevator inc. to complete work and install an elevator at the Middle School.  Superintendent David Cash on the process of getting the elevator installed.  The members also ... read more »

Chamber to Hold Women in Business Event on Jan. 19

Jan 09, 2023

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its next Women in Business event this month. Join the Chamber as they welcome Susan Dean, REI’s Minority Small Business Program Manager, on Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Hillcrest Country Club, located at 1901 Price Road in Bartlesville ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Approve Bids, New Dishwasher for Jail

Jan 09, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners met this Monday with a longer agenda than usual. They first awarded a bid, and resolved a fuel reimbursement rate. They followed that up with approving a purchase agreement for a 2018 John Deere Backhoe Loader. Sheriff McClain also spoke as to why the local jai ... read more »

US-169 Bridge Project Continue Near Owasso

Jan 09, 2023

If you are traveling to Owasso using US-169, you may want to pay attention to this update from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Drivers can expect reduced speed limits and various lane closures on northbound and southbound US-169 at 76th Street North in Owasso through fall 2023 for ... read more »

Washington Co. Democrats to Meet on Jan. 26

Jan 09, 2023

Washington County Democrats will meet on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at Crossing 2nd, located at 215 E. 2nd Street in Bartlesville. Come join the Washington County Democrats as they gather in-person and discuss plans for 2023. The meeting will be available via livestream as well. The meeting ... read more »

Citizens Express Ambulance Concerns During Commissioner Meetings

Jan 09, 2023

The Osage Co. Commissioners met in their weekly board of commissioner meetings and had listened to concerns during the citizens input about rural ambulance services throughout the county.  Because it was the citizens input, the commissioners could not make any ruling. This issue could be ... read more »

CITY MATTERS 1-9-23

Jan 09, 2023

Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey was joined in studio by City Clerk Jason Muninger, New City Development Director Larry Curtis and Police Chief Tracy Roles.   City Manager Mike Bailey recapped last week's city council meeting and quickly introduced Larry Curtis--the new City ... read more »

Faith Business Breakfast Set for January 19th

Jan 09, 2023

  Faith in Business will kickoff the new year on January 19, at Crossing 2nd at 215 E Second St. in Bartlesville, from 7:30 - 9 a.m.   Faith in Business Series brings people together to network, share best practices, and promote mutual growth.    Charlie Pi ... read more »

Brecheen and ‘Tenacious Twenty’ Extract Transformative Rules Changes from McCarthy

Jan 09, 2023

Congressman Josh Brecheen (OK-02) and the “tenacious twenty” secured transformative rule changes from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy that will empower all Members of Congress. The agreement reduces the consolidation of power that has placed decision-making in the hands of a few & ... read more »