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Washington County Assessor Todd Mathes on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 11, 2023

Washington County Assessor Todd Mathes was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday.   Todd informed the audience that as a state, Oklahoma is up over 10% over last year in real estate sale. On average, home values in the state have now gone up over 70% in the past ten years. ... read more »

BPD: Arrest Made in Threat to Central Middle School

Jan 11, 2023

  An arrest has been made in a case involving a threat to Central Middle School in Bartlesville. The Bartlesville Police Department was made aware of rumors to a threat on social media at the Central Middle School. The School and Police Department investigated the rumor throughout th ... read more »

Family Healthcare Clinic Preps for Super Bowl Party

Jan 10, 2023

A duo in Bartlesville looks to team up and host a Super Bowl party for the books. Join Family Healthcare Clinic and Crossing 2nd starting at 5:00 o'clock on Sunday, Feb. 12 for an evening of indoor tailgating, food, prizes, and top-tier football. The private event will utilize the entire ... read more »

BPSD Staff Donates Nearly $9,000 to United Way

Jan 10, 2023

Staff members within the Bartlesville Public Schools District (BPSD) contribute almost $9,000 to Bartlesville Regional United Way (BRUW). BPSD Superintendent Chuck McCauley says he appreciates his school family for donating such a large amount of money to BRUW. McCauley says United Way touche ... read more »

Lankford Shares Update at the Border in El Paso

Jan 10, 2023

In El Paso, United States Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma shared a video update on Twitter exposing the wide-open southern border. Senator Lankford says Border Patrol is overwhelmed trying to process illegal border crossers as they can’t keep up with the flood of people making their ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Conspiracy

Jan 10, 2023

Kevin Sykes was seen in Washington Count Court this week on a charge alleging Conspiracy to traffic controlled dangerous substance. According to an arrest affidavit, Sykes had allegedly made a phone call to a Richard Linsey, asking for two ounces of methamphetamine. Sykes stated he wanted to make ... read more »

Scam Aimed at Sex Offenders in Nowata

Jan 10, 2023

Local law enforcement is warning residents of Nowata County of a scam that was going around. Sheriff McClain gave his update This number is not to be taken seriously as the number for the NCSO is being spoofed. If you do have actual fines and costs to pay or a warrant, Sheriff McClain advises ... read more »

Dewey Homecoming Interviews

Jan 10, 2023

This is Homecoming Week at Dewey High School and in conjunction with homecoming festivities this week, KRIG will be bringing you interviews with Bulldogger homecoming royalty. Tonight’s program will feature freshmen Camrin Jones, daughter of Becky Pittman and Shawn Hull. Her escort is Scott ... read more »

Arvest Announces New Hire

Jan 10, 2023

Arvest Bank announced it has hired Edel Ensaldo as a new commercial banker serving Bartlesville and Dewey. Commercial loan manager Jay Dyer said. “He brings a great deal of direct experience through his previous treasury management role that will help him relate well to our customers&r ... read more »

City Church Grocery Giveaway Jan. 10

Jan 10, 2023

City Church is continuing its grocery giveaway in 2023 with the first one of the year on Tuesday, January 10 in Bartlesville and Pawhuska. The Bartlesville location is at the church at 4222 Rice Creek Road.  Pawhuska location is at Tri County Tech Business Center at 1225 Virginia Short ... read more »

OK Cooking School: Recipe Submissions Sought

Jan 10, 2023

Join us for another great show! April 18, 2023, at the Bartlesville Community Center!   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Promotions Director, Tina Romine, said, Tickets will be available in March 2023."   Romine said, "Each attendee will receive a goodie ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Arrested for Impersonation

Jan 10, 2023

Kelley McCormack was seen in Washington County Court this Monday afternoon on charges alleging driving a defective vehicle, no valid driver's license and impersonating another. According to an affidavit, McCormack was pulled over due to a tail light being out.  After being stopped, M ... read more »

Sen. Dahm Files Legislation to Strengthen Energy Sector and Promote Energy Independence

Jan 10, 2023

  Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed legislation to strengthen the energy sector and promote energy independence.   Senate Bill 202 would create a protection for internal combustion engines and SB204 would require companies receiving bailouts from the winter storm t ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden Invites All to Coffee With The Sheriff

Jan 10, 2023

You're invited to come have coffee with Sheriff Eddie Virden on Tuesday, January 17, at 8am at at Buffalo Joe's in Pawhuska.   This is an open invitation to sit down with Sheriff Virden and enjoy some coffee in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring your questions and/or concerns.  ... read more »

Commissioners Recognize Longtime Employee

Jan 09, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners recognized a longtime District 3 employee and approved other items during their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Member of the District 3 road crew, Garry Ochler, was recognized for his work over six decades with Washington County. Commissione ... read more »