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BPD Terminates High-Speed Pursuit for Public Safety

Jan 19, 2022

Local law enforcement lives to fight another day as they end a high-speed chase in order to protect public safety. Bartlesville Police Sergeant Daniel Elkins says a patrol officer noticed a red Mustang violating traffic laws downtown on Wednesday evening. When the officer went to conduct a tr ... read more »

Tri County Tech Closes Campuses Through Jan. 25

Jan 19, 2022

Tri County Tech's (TCT) campuses will be closed to the public immediately as they continue to monitor the local COVID-19 situation. Dr. Tammie Strobel, TCT Superintendent and CEO, says the goal is to keep their students, staff and neighbors safe. She says they are closing campus through T ... read more »

Pawhuska Teachers Recognized at Board Meeting

Jan 19, 2022

The Pawhuska School Board held a meeting this week and breezed through their monthly agenda after having to postpone last week because they were unable to form a quorum. The meeting started by honoring four teachers in Melissa Frye, Mark Frye, Jason Snodgrass and Kimberly Soliano. Superintend ... read more »

Local Boys & Girls Club Star Finds Success at Mizzou

Jan 19, 2022

A former two-time Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year winner from Bartlesville finds success in college. Bartlesville-native Kismet Okyere (pictured) is currently a senior at the University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) in Columbia, Missouri. Kismet has a major in psychology and minors in so ... read more »

Commissioners Look to Find Ways to Improve Fairgrounds

Jan 19, 2022

The Board of Osage County Commissioners know that the fairgrounds is a nice facility, but also realize that improvements can be made to make it better. At Tuesday’s Board meeting, a proposal was brought to the table that they use ARPA money to fund an Executive Director position to oversee ... read more »

Inhofe Urges More Action to Stop Ukraine Invasion

Jan 19, 2022

U.S. Senator for Oklahoma Jim Inhofe joins 12 of his Republican colleagues to call on President Biden to do more to support Ukraine and stop Russia’s invasion. During Wednesday's press conference in Washington DC, Inhofe, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said d ... read more »

Wash. Co. Courtroom Renovations Reaching Perfection

Jan 19, 2022

Stain work for the first floor courtroom renovations at the Washington County Judicial Center in Bartlesville may conclude by the end of the week. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap says the woodwork looks magnificent. Dunlap says he hopes the shutters will be installed in the next we ... read more »

City Councilor Trevor Dorsey on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 19, 2022

  Bartlesville city councilor Trevor Dorsey was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNCTION on Wednesday.   There was no city council meeting on Tuesday to recap, so Dorsey reviewed some recent bright spots and spoke fondly of some city influencer who have recently passed away. &nb ... read more »

Wash. Co.: Low-Water Shoofly to be Installed at CR4000

Jan 19, 2022

Washington County District 2 aims to conduct road work at County Road 4000 south of Highway 60 at a low-water crossing. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier says they will look to install a shoofly in the area. He says this shoofly is being put in place near the Keever Ranch. Bouvi ... read more »

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Available for Osage Families

Jan 19, 2022

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance is still available through the Osage Nation Housing Department. This is a program operating on supplemental funding from the U.S. Treasury Department to combat a threat of homelessness due to COVID-19. This is a program assisting Osage families with low in ... read more »

Hofmeister Makes Statement on Stitt's Executive Order

Jan 19, 2022

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister releases a statement on Governor Kevin Stitt's executive order concerning the need for substitute teachers. While she appreciates the governor for finally recognizing the teacher shortage crisis, Hofmeister says we need caring, equ ... read more »

CASA Northeast Oklahoma on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 19, 2022

CASA is speaking up for abused and neglected children throughout Northeast Oklahoma.   Mark Ogle with CASA of Northeast Oklahoma joined us on COMMUNITY CONNECTION. Ogle said, "CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)." He added, "CASA supports and promo ... read more »

Truity Credit Union to Present HR Solutions Series

Jan 19, 2022

Truity Credit Union will present a free, exclusive Human Resources solutions series for Bartlesville’s HR and business professionals. The series will begin with Recruiting Coordinator Clare Ppool presenting “DISC: Behavioral Styles in the Workplace” on Tuesday, Feb. 1, from ... read more »

Sen. Lankford to Speak at Chamber Forum on Feb. 22

Jan 19, 2022

U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford is set to speak at a forum in Bartlesville next month. The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is now taking registrations to attend a forum featuring Sen. Lankford at the Bartlesville Community Center. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. t ... read more »

Voter Registration Numbers Released on Tuesday

Jan 19, 2022

The annual voter registration report was released on Tuesday and it shows that just over two million Oklahomans are now registered to vote. This includes 50 percent of voters being registered as Republican and 31 percent signed up as Democrat, this according to State Election Board Secretary Paul ... read more »