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City Council Takes No Action on Lien Forgiveness for Habitat for Humanity Property

Feb 08, 2024

Bartlesville City Council takes no action to forgive a tax lien against property now owned by Habitat for Humanity.   At a meeting on Monday, City Council heard a request from Bartlesville Area Habitat for Humanity to forgive a more than $14,000 tax lien on property donated to the no ... read more »

Bulldogger Bond Project; Bus Barn on the Way

Feb 08, 2024

The 2023 Bulldogger Bond plan continues to move forward as the Bus Barn structure is now starting to take shape. The Bus Barn is only one part to multiple in the Bulldogger Bond plan that has been set in the works since 2022. The vote was passed in April 2023 and work started in November 2023. ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Gets Grant Funding for Language Program

Feb 08, 2024

The Cherokee Nation recently announced that they have been awarded a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to continue spreading the Cherokee language over the next three years.   The tribe received an initial $300,000 with additional funding to come for the ensuing two ... read more »

Osage Cattleman's Ball Taking Place This Weekend

Feb 08, 2024

This weekend is the annual Osage Cattleman's Ball at the Fairgrounds in Pawhuska. The event will take place inside the Ag building at 7 p.m. on Saturday and a wide array of drinks, desserts and food will be served.   Adult tickets cost $10 and those under the age of 18 will be ad ... read more »

Washington Co. Republican Party Quadrennial Precinct Meeting Set for Monday, February 12

Feb 08, 2024

  The Washington Co. Republican Party Quadrennial Precinct Meeting  Set for Monday, February 12, as they gear up for their County Convention on March 9, 2024   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Chariman Larry Murry and Precint 28 Vice Chairman Sarah Burnett explained t ... read more »

Abandoned by his Colleagues After Negotiating a Border Compromise, Lankford Faces Backlash Alone

Feb 08, 2024

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and STEPHEN GROVES Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Just before the Senate voted Wednesday to kill the border deal he spent the last four months negotiating, Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford climbed a set of marble stairs outside the chamber and join ... read more »

PODCAST: Senator Lankford on Border Bill

Feb 08, 2024

  US Senator James Lankford called into Bartlesville Radio for our podcast. The main topic was the failed Senate Bill to address the souther border crisis where thousands are crossing into the US illegally each day.   Lankford said some of the information in the bill was pur ... read more »

City Council Tables Sidewalk Ordinance Amendments

Feb 07, 2024

Bartlesville city staff have spent months studying the city's sidewalk ordinance, and will spend at least another month trying to iron out some concerns.   The proposed amendments presented during Monday's City Council meeting differentiated between private and public sidewal ... read more »

Event to Honor Healthcare Workers Set for Next Week

Feb 07, 2024

The Shanadoa Home Health Clinic is hosting a celebration to honor healthcare workers across the Osage County area at the old firehouse in Pawhuska next Thursday. The community is welcome to attend the event.   The old firehouse is located along Main Street in Pawhuska and the festivi ... read more »

Barney and Fans

Feb 07, 2024

If Barney and Friends was your jam when you were a kid, then you will LOVE this. This week’s feature pet is named just that, Barney.   Heath Clouse, Adoptions and Transportation Specialist at the WashingtonCounty SPCA introduces Barney to his new found fans.   ... read more »

Tom Davis and Kevin Knowles Take Bartlesville By Storm

Feb 07, 2024

May showers may bring spring flowers, but February brings you entertainment in the best way possible; music. The Price Tower is bringing two new acts to their lineup, featuring Bartlesville’s very own Tom Davis; KWON Radio host, internationally recognized song writer, and recording arti ... read more »

BSO: Out of the Bachs Concert Feb.10th

Feb 07, 2024

  Think you know the music of Bach? Well, think again!    Appearin on COMMUNITY CONNECTION,  Maestro Lauren Green invite all to the Out of the Bachs Concert on Saturday, February 10, 7pm at the Center in Bartlesville.   Soloists from the BSO are featur ... read more »

OKM Announces Especially for Kids, Scholarships and Internships

Feb 07, 2024

The OKM is celebrating its 40th year! It begins with "Especially For Kids Festival 2024" starting on May 31, 2024!   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mary Lynn Mihm and Rose Hammerschmidt announced many of the Especially for Kids events including: The Muscogee Hoop Dancer ... read more »

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline is Feb. 19

Feb 07, 2024

Voters in Washington County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the March 5 Presidential Preferential Primary Election should apply now. County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says absentee ballots are available to all registered voters, provided they are eligible to vote in th ... read more »

KANE COLUMN: There's Never Been A Better Time to Cut Taxes

Feb 07, 2024

Our legislative session officially began on Feb. 5, but the State Capitol has been busy preparing all month. Gov. Kevin Stitt kicked off the second session of the 59th Legislature with his annual State of the State address. He emphasized a reduction of .25% in income tax, expanding choices fo ... read more »