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Wash. Co. Submits Quarter 2 ARPA Report, Gets Pinned

May 03, 2022

Washington County submits its second quarter report regarding American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds before the April 30 deadline. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle says their intent by resolution was to use up to $10 million in ARPA funds as the standard deduction of revenue loss. Antle say ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Bail Jumping

May 03, 2022

A Bartlesville man was arrested on a felony count of bail jumping earlier this week. Michael Clements appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday where one felony count was presented. Court documents allege that Clements bonded out of jail but failed to appear for a court date on ... read more »

Heroes and Legends Event Taking Place Thursday Night

May 03, 2022

The Osage County Historical Society is holding the sixth annual Heroes and Legends Fundraiser Event and Dinner this Thursday at the Fairgrounds in Pawhuska. Tickets are sold out and Director of the Museum, Garrett Hartness explains how the event got started and talks about what will take place on ... read more »

Ben Johnson Days Around the Corner

May 03, 2022

With Father’s Day right around the corner, that only means that the Ben Johnson Days are upon us, as they will run through Wednesday, June 15th through Sunday, June 19th in Pawhuska. The Uncorked Party will kick off the Cattleman’s Convention on Thursday. This is an event that the ... read more »

United Way to Hold Annual Meeting on May 12

May 03, 2022

Bartlesville Regional United Way (BRUW) invites you to its 2022 Annual Meeting. BRUW will look back at 2021 and award community sponsors with Impact Awards while announcing Community Impact Mini Grant recipients on Thursday, May 12, at the Tri County Tech Event Center 6101 Nowata Road in Bart ... read more »

BPD Fraternal Order of Police Golf Tournament Scheduled

May 03, 2022

The inaugural Bartlesville Police Department Fraternal Order of Police Golf Tournament will take place at Adams Municipal Golf Course on Saturday, Aug. 6, with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start. Cost per team is $400. Food and drink will be provided after the golf tournament. Prizes will be award for ... read more »

New Law Will Better Protect Human Trafficking Victims

May 03, 2022

A bill giving greater protection to victims of human trafficking and child abduction has been signed into law in Oklahoma. Senate Bill 1569, by Republican Senator Darrell Weaver of Moore, is also known as the “Address Confidentiality for Child Survivors and Their Families Act.” ... read more »

Child Care Access at Military Bases Bill Becomes Law

May 03, 2022

A bill designed to give families working at Oklahoma military bases greater access to childcare has been signed into law by Governor Kevin Stitt. Republican State Senator Brenda Stanley of Midwest City is the principal author of Senate Bill 1286, which would allow the Department of Defense&rs ... read more »

CITY MATTERS with Mayor Dale Copeland

May 03, 2022

  Water issues were highlighted during CITY MATTERS with Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland on Tuesday as he recapped the Monday evening city council meeting and more. Mayor Copeland talked a bit about the Bartlesville Council approving a change order for the Caney River ... read more »

Historic Bartlesville's First Post Office Rededication Sunday at 3pm

May 03, 2022

  It took some work and a lot of collaboration, but the re-dedication of Bartlesville's first Post Office is now set for Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 3pm along East 4th Street near Madison Village Apartments.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Debra Cook from the Daughters ... read more »

Member Joins Dewey Economic Development Authority

May 03, 2022

The Dewey City Council unanimously appoints a new member to the Dewey Economic Development Authority. Tara Gotwalt was the latest trustee to join the Dewey Economic Development Authority on Monday night. Gotwalt has served as the Senior Director of Economic Development at Tri County Tech in B ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Approves Water Intake Change Order

May 02, 2022

The Bartlesville Council approved a change order for the Caney River Raw Water Intake project among other items at its Monday night meeting. Water Utilities director Terry Lauritsen gave an update on the project and said there are items that were not in the original scope of the project that need ... read more »

Tri-County's Adult Open House Postponed

May 02, 2022

Due to impending weather issues Tri-County Tech is postponing its Adult Open House that was slated for Monday evening. This announcement was on the institution’s Facebook page. The post read, “We're disappointed to postpone, but your safety is of the utmost importance. Be watc ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

May 02, 2022

A Bartlesville man was arrested after an alleged domestic incident that occurred last Friday. Bryant Pendergraph appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a misdemeanor count of domestic abuse assault and battery. Court documents allege that Pendergraph committed the offen ... read more »

Severe Weather Moving Into the Area Monday Night

May 02, 2022

Severe weather is moving into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. According to Travis Meyer, Chief Meteorologist with News on 6, a Tornado Watch is in effect until 10:00 p.m. on Monday. Meyer says a line of strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds should be expec ... read more »