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Boy Scouts To Hold Information night On Thursday

Aug 23, 2017

BSA In Bartlesville        8/23/17        5PM            Ben The Boy Scouts of America has a strong presence not only around the nation, but in Bartlesville as well. District Executive ... read more »

Buchanan selected to Commission Against Opiod Abuse

Aug 23, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today announced those who will serve on the Oklahoma Commission on Opioid Abuse. Attorney General Hunter, Gov. Mary Fallin, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro Temp Mike Schulz selected the members of the commission after the passage of ... read more »

Pawhuska To Start School Monday

Aug 23, 2017

The Pawhuska Public Schools have announced that they are scheduled to begin classes on Monday, August 28. The Pawhuska school administration will be contacting staff regarding specific information about the time all building personnel will be available to prepare for the start of school on M ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With DUI

Aug 23, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. D.R. Merkey is facing multiple charges including driving under the influence, transporting an open container and speeding. This is not the first time Merkey has faced charges of this nature. According to an affidavi ... read more »

Pawhuska Remains Closed Throughout Week

Aug 23, 2017

Pawhuska Public Schools has announced that they will remain closed Wednesday through Friday. The Environmental Protection Agency Region 6 is currently monitoring the building and surrounding area to assist the State Fire Marshal to determine when a possible school start date may be considere ... read more »

Fallin Announces Disaster Assistance

Aug 22, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin announced that eligible Tulsa County homeowners and business owners may now receive disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration as a result of the tornadoes and other severe weather that began in early August. Under SBA rules, the contiguous counties ... read more »

Attorney General Joins Coalition Against Sex Trafficking

Aug 22, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter joined a bi-partisan coalition last week of 49 attorneys general urging Congress to affirm that all law-enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking.   In a letter to Congress, the attorneys general ask represe ... read more »

Business To Build New Facility

Aug 22, 2017

Another business in Bartlesville could be adding a new facility soon. According to Bartlesville Development Authority CEO David Wood, Service & Manufacturing Company could be looking into finding a new home in the area. Wood spoke about the project on a City Matters program, where he also ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Aug 22, 2017

The Dewey City Council met at their bi-weekly meeting on Monday night. In their first big item of business, a request was made to the council that a property be alloowed to leave their garage extended three feet onto city property. Some discussion was had, but City Manager Kevin Trease suggested ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Aug 22, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. There were no items to take action on in the meeting. However, a citizen wanted to note that she was appreciative of the city for patching the roads around her neighborhood and town.  There were no items t ... read more »

Pawhuska High School To Remain Closed

Aug 21, 2017

A town hall meeting was held in Pawhuska on Monday evening to address the natural gas purge site located at Pawhuska High School. Hundreds of concerned citizens sat in as local, state and federal officials gathered to discuss the issue. The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal’s Office issued st ... read more »

State Of Emergency Declared Before Pawhuska Town Hall

Aug 21, 2017

Pawhuska Public Schools has canceled school since Thursday due to a methane gas purge site that was found at the high school. The meeting has several state agencies scheduled to give reports and updates, including Robert Singletary, from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Adam Adams, from the En ... read more »

Osage County Commissioner Meeting

Aug 21, 2017

Discussion arose regarding the use of county funds at this weeks meeting of the Osage County Commissioners. Bill Lynch has more from Pawhuska. The commissioners will meet again next Monday at the Osage County Courthouse in Pawhuska ... read more »

Locals Travel To View Eclipse

Aug 21, 2017

Thousands of people from all of over the country flocked to certain areas to get the best view of Monday’s eclipse. Central Missouri was one of those hot spots where the totality of the eclipse could be seen. Bartlesville resident Joe Rovenstine traveled over four hours to Lathrop, Miss ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Hold Meeting

Aug 21, 2017

The Nowata County commissioners held a brief meeting on Monday morning. Absent from the meeting was District 2 commissioner Doug Sonenberg who was tending to a family matter. After tabling a memorandum of agreement with the Cherokee Nation at the last week’s meeting the commissioners ag ... read more »