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ACT Changes May Make Things Easier

Jul 19, 2024

  It’s official. The ACT is under renovation. But before you start cheering, you should hear the changes first.   Science will be optional on the ACT. For all those Bruins who do not like science, now you may cheer. For those who are wondering about math…better ... read more »

Bartlesville History Museum Holding Painting Event on Friday

Jul 18, 2024

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will be holding an event on Friday evening, which will allow guests to paint the town's cityscape. This monthly event is being hosted by, "Boots and Brushes Paint Bar" in the temporary art gallery.   A tutorial will be provided on ho ... read more »

Ribbon Cutting for Osage Nation Counseling Center Coming Up

Jul 18, 2024

The Osage Nation will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new counseling center on Monday. Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear is scheduled to apeak at 10 a.m., along with other representatives before the ribbon cutting at 10:45 a.m.    Up until noon, they will be offering tou ... read more »

Osage Nation Broadband Project Coming Together

Jul 18, 2024

The Osage Nation Broadband Project is expanding in an effort to help its citizens over the age of 55. After receiving a grant in 2022, they began installing broadband into communities across Osage County and wanted to make that service free those over the age of 55.    Service a ... read more »

BPD Officer Involved With Motorcycle Wreck

Jul 17, 2024

A Bartlesville Police officer was involved in a crash with a motorcycle Wednesday afternoon. According to the BPD, the wreck happened Wednesday afternoon just after 4:15 p.m.  at Hensley Boulevard and Quapaw Avenue. An update on Thursday morning states that the driver of the motorcycle i ... read more »

16th EMPTY BOWLS Event August 27

Jul 18, 2024

The 16th Annual Agape Mission Empty Bowls event returns to the Bartlesville Community Centerin Bartlesville, OK 74003   Appearing on The Doenges Family of Autos Car Talk program on KWON on Thursday, Executive Director Sherri Smith said the fundraiser supports the mission’s &ldq ... read more »

Tri County Tech Gearing Up for Fall

Jul 18, 2024

Whether you are a recent high school grad, a current high school student or even an adult looking to make a change, Tri County Tech is well worth your consideration.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Student Success Advisors  Braden Schovanec and Randall Jones gaves updates o ... read more »

Former Sheriff Ballard Laid to Rest on Wednesday

Jul 17, 2024

Former Washington County Sheriff Pat Ballard was laid to rest Wednesday at Dewey Cemetery. Ballard passed away on July 10 at the age of 77. He was sheriff from 1994-2008 and was previously a lieutenant with the Bartlesville Police Department. Hundreds filled the Community Hall at Bartlesv ... read more »

Local Fire Department Looking for Volunteers

Jul 17, 2024

Green Country Fire Protection is a volunteer based organization battling fires that break out in the southern portion of Osage County. They service around 2,700 customers, but that number is increasing. This is why Fire Chief Glenn Quimby says it is important to get a few more volunteers so that ... read more »

ON Police Department Loses Valuable Member of its Family

Jul 17, 2024

The Osage Nation Police Department has announced that a retired K-9 officer has passed away. In June 2019, Arrak was assigned to Sergeant Patrick Luey and they worked together for three years. Arrak went on to be nominated for the American Humane Hero Dog Awards and was also included in a colorin ... read more »

It's Elementary My Dear...Where's Watson?!

Jul 17, 2024

A good mystery is something that a great many people enjoy. From spy movies, to true crime podcasts, to detective novels featuring iconic duos mysteries make up a good portion of entertainment.    What if you could play a starring role in your own mystery?   Heath C ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for Flashing People

Jul 17, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court Wednesday on the charge of indecent exposure. John Branstetter was arrested just before 5 a.m. Wednesday morning at an OnCue Convenience store. According to an affidavit, Branstetter is alleged of flashing multiple people outside of the s ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Enrollment Coming Up

Jul 17, 2024

Enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year is right around the corner. Students attending Barnsdall Public Schools will have the opportunity to enroll during the last week in July.   Barnsdall elementary students can enroll from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 31st. Parents or guardia ... read more »

Lollipops On Deck: Expansion Project Underway

Jul 17, 2024

If you have been downtown in Bartlesville lately then you might have noticed that the atmosphere has changed. Instead of being in Oklahoma you are transported to some more exotic and aesthetically pleasing place that is stuck in an earlier time period. With small, family owned businesses, to broa ... read more »

Overnight Storms Bring Much-Needed Rain

Jul 17, 2024

Overnight storms bring much-needed rainfall to northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. As of Wednesday morning, Bartlesville airport reported just under an inch of rain, but several stations around the area received significantly more. Copan received 1.95 inches and Nowata received 1.14 ... read more »