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OLLI Courses Starting Soon

Feb 07, 2024

  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Oklahoma State University keeps seniors active and social. Geared toward adults 50 and better, OLLI offers courses, travel and social activities to enrich participants’ quality of life.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTI ... read more »

Injection Wells Ordered to Shut Down Following Feb. 3 Earthquake

Feb 07, 2024

A couple of major earthquakes in Oklahoma in recent weeks have raised concerns after years of a declining number of temblors and forced a state agency to shut down wastewater injection wells. A 5.1-magnitude quake last week was one of the strongest in years. Most scientists agree the quakes i ... read more »

Road Work to Impact Travel in Bartlesville This Week

Feb 06, 2024

As part of an ongoing bridge project along U.S. Highway 75 and Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville, both the north and southbound lanes of Highway 75 will be narrowed to one lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Highway 75 will be closed for approximately 10 minutes at different time ... read more »

Council Upholds Public Nuisance Declaration on Former TECO Building

Feb 06, 2024

The Bartlesville City Council upholds a hearing officer's order and declaration of a downtown building as a public nuisance.   The former TECO Home Appliance building, located at the corner of Delaware Avenue and Frank Phillips Boulevard, was purchased by Jay Mitchell in 2017. Si ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges

Feb 06, 2024

A Bartlesville man was recently sentenced for assaulting an intimate dating partner by strangulation and suffocation in Indian Country, this according to U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson.   Court documents show that 50-year old Andrew John Brown began arguing with the victim and that he ... read more »

Applications being Accepted for City Citizens Academy

Feb 06, 2024

Applications for the City's inaugural Citizens Academy will be accepted through March 1. The 2024 Citizens Academy is a free interactive program designed to familiarize the general public with the roles, services and operations that comprise Bartlesville city government. The program is of ... read more »

Skiatook Holding Puppy Bowl Event

Feb 06, 2024

The Big Game is finally here and in conjunction with the Sunday evening game is the annual puppy bowl that the Skiatook Paws and Claws Rescue Group puts together each year. This year's contest will feature upward of 50 dogs with several breeds being showcased.   Founder Paige Bod ... read more »

Special Olympic Fundraiser Coming Up

Feb 06, 2024

The local special olympic team will be holding a bingo fundraiser night on Saturday, February 24th. This will be a night with a chance to win great prizes and a concession stand will be on hand.  The event begins at 6 p.m. and will take place inside the Bartlesville High School Commons A ... read more »

Lankford Publishes Op-ed on Border Crisis

Feb 06, 2024

As political leaders on both sides of the aisle look to find a way to put an end to the border crisis, Oklahoma Senator James Lankford posted an op-ed on his border security proposal and how important it is to get this passed.   In part, here is what Lankford had to say:   ... read more »

CITY MATTERS with City Councilor Billie Roane

Feb 06, 2024

City Councilor Billie Roane was our guest on KWON's CITY MATTERS program on Tuesday.    Councilor Roane was very pleased that The Bartlesville City Council unanimously approved a bid Monday night to build a Veterans Memorial at Veterans Park, located near the intersection of ... read more »

Toby Keith Dies at 62 After Stomach Cancer Fight

Feb 06, 2024

By KRISTEN M. HALL AP Entertainment Writer Oklahoma's Toby Keith, a hit country crafter of pro-American anthems who both riled up critics and was loved by millions of fans, has died. He was 62. The “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” singer-songwriter, who had stomach canc ... read more »

Gov Stitt Wants More Energy Companies to Come to Oklahoma

Feb 06, 2024

  During Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's State of the State address to the state legislature stressed that “government is not the answer” to our challenges and instead focused on making Oklahoma the “business capital of the world.”   Gov. Stitt focuse ... read more »

Tribes See Hope in Court System After Osage Tribe Legal Victory Over Enel Green

Feb 06, 2024

A Federal Judge’s recent order that Enel Green Power remove the 84-wind turbines it installed on the Osage Nation in Oklahoma is giving hope to other tribes across the U.S.   OKEnergyToday.com reports the wind farm has been in operation for nearly a decade but the Osage Nation, ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council Approves Veterans Memorial

Feb 05, 2024

Those who served our country in the military will soon have a new landmark in Bartlesville dedicated specifically in their honor.   The Bartlesville City Council unanimously approved a bid Monday night to build a Veterans Memorial at Veterans Park, located near the intersection of Fr ... read more »

Kevin Trease Gives Update in Dewey Public Works Meeting

Feb 05, 2024

The Dewey Public Works Authority met Monday evening after the City Council meeting adjourned it what was a very short meeting. There were no new agenda items up for discussion. It was announced that the sanitation truck is finally going to be brought back to Dewey after months of waiting. It ... read more »