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OSDH Look at COVID-19 Numbers

Jul 11, 2020

The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive are on the rise in Oklahoma, however many categories are trending below other neighboring states, according to data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The OSDH released another version of its weekly epidemiology report on Fri ... read more »

Tower Center at Unity Square Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Jul 11, 2020

After a day of rain, the sun came out and nice breeze provided some added comfort for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Tower Center at Unity Square early Friday evening.    Five years in the making and with lots of community support, the venue finally opened with two bands, so ... read more »

Donation to Sheriff's Office to be Discussed, More

Jul 10, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners will discuss and possibly approve a resolution regarding a donation to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office from the Harper Family. The donation will be for the Sheriff’s Grant-Capital Outlay Account. Also in the meeting, the Washington County ... read more »

Pawhuska to Swear in New Board Member Monday Night

Jul 10, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board is set to meet for a regularly scheduled meeting this Monday at the Administration Building where they swear in a new board member in Jean Ann Simmons. She will be taking over for Patricia Counts. With this, they will vote to re-organize the Board of Education. Thomas Bo ... read more »

Tri County Tech to Receive $1M in CARES Act Funds

Jul 10, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt announced on Friday that a $1 million grant through the CARES Act Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund will go to Tri County Tech of Bartlesville to launch its Skills to Rebuild initiative in partnership with several local employers. Tri County Tech&rsquo ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for Vandalizing

Jul 10, 2020

A Bartlesville man with an extensive legal history was arrested for vandalizing two businesses in downtown Bartlesville. Denton Gage was charged with damage to public property and harassing communication for incidents that occurred on May 14. Gage appeared in court on Friday after being arrested ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Child Abuse

Jul 10, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested on a claim of child abuse for allegedly punching a 16-year-old bot in his stomach. Joshua Beaumont appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing one felony count. Beaumont appeared out of custody after posting a $50,000 bond. According to an ... read more »

More on Bulldogger Back to School Plan Released

Jul 10, 2020

As we look forward to the 2020-2021 school year, Dewey Public Schools recognizes the uncertainties and challenges that are ahead of them. District committees are working on safety measures, operational policies/procedures and educational needs that deliver their district mission of being stud ... read more »

Cavalcade Warmup Event Canceled

Jul 10, 2020

It was announced Friday afternoon that the 2020 Cavalcade warmup barrel race, which was scheduled for this Saturday has been canceled. This is an event that was scheduled to take place at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Heavy rainfall may have contributed to the cancelation, but Chairman of the Cav ... read more »

Friday is Deadline to Sign Up for Grow, Gather, Hunt Virtual Camp

Jul 10, 2020

Friday is the last day to register for the grow, gather and hunt virtual two week camp beginning Monday, July 20th. The camp had been scheduled for early July, but it had to be pushed back because the Osage Nation Campus got shut down. The camp is open to Native American youth aged 8-14. Ther ... read more »

12-Month Note Approved for Lease Purchase of Vehicles

Jul 10, 2020

The Dewey City Council approved a 12 month note with Arvest Bank for the lease purchase of vehicles this week. City Manager Kevin Trease said the council approved for the City of Dewey to go out and lease purchase five vehicles in 2019. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, disrupting the proces ... read more »

Commissioners to Meet at Fairgrounds Monday Morning

Jul 10, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will gather for a meeting Monday morning at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska. There will be discussion and possible action taken regarding the sale of scrap metal. At the meeting, the commissioners will also discuss possibly changing procedures for the publi ... read more »

RELIEF for Producers Act of 2020 Introduced

Jul 10, 2020

U.S Senator for Oklahoma Jim Inhofe (pictured) and other senators recently introduced the Responding to Epidemic Losses and Investing in the Economic Future (RELIEF) for Producers Act of 2020. This legislation would provide relief to livestock and poultry producers amidst the Coronavirus pand ... read more »

BPS Recognized for Virtual Summer School Efforts

Jul 10, 2020

Educators in Bartlesville are stepping up to help students learn to read during the summer despite the pandemic, and they were recently recognized by the Oklahoma State Department of Education for their efforts. Christine Goscha, a 2nd Grade teacher at Richard Kane Elementary said she has a h ... read more »

Third Thursday Event Coming Back to Skiatook

Jul 10, 2020

Skiatook’s Third Thursday in the park will be back next week at the Skiatook Central Park starting at 6 p.m. There will be vendors, food trucks and live music from Cliff Top to provide entertainment for the entire family. The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to come out ... read more »