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BPD Wins USPCA Narcotics Search Championship

Apr 28, 2022

The Bartlesville Police Department (BPD) is bringing home the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) Narcotics Search Championship trophy. Chief Tracy Roles says they are excited for Officer Luke Reeves and his new K9 partner Thaddeus. Roles commends Capt. Troy Newell for his continu ... read more »

Blood Drive in Pawhuska Next Week

Apr 28, 2022

The Pawhuska Elks Lodge will be holding a blood drive next Thursday, as the Oklahoma Blood Institute is in need of donations. The event will take place from noon to 6 p.m. and once their donation goal is met, a check will be made to the Pawhuska Schools Foundation. As we head into the summer mont ... read more »

Hoskin Speaks on Cherokee Language Preservation

Apr 28, 2022

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. spoke before a United Nations forum earlier this week. Hoskin addressed preservation of the Cherokee language among other topics during the forum on indigenous issues. The forum took place at the UN headquarters in New York. Hoskin said that th ... read more »

Convicted Rapist Arrested in Osage County

Apr 28, 2022

A Ponca City man was arrested on an Osage County warrant for providing misleading sex offender registration information. David Lee Jensen is currently booked into the Osage County Jail as of Thursday morning on that singular felony count. This is the fourth time that Jensen has been arrested ... read more »

Businesses Looking to Move to Downtown Bartlesville

Apr 28, 2022

Director for the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority, Chris Wilson said there is a of activity in bringing business development to downtown Bartlesville. Wilson says right now he is spending a lot of time working with property owners so that they can determine the best business to occupy t ... read more »

Veterans Connection Organization Golf Tournament Set

Apr 28, 2022

Veterans Connection Organization, Inc. (VCO) is gearing up for its upcoming golf tournament. VCO Executive Assistant Janie Palmer says the tournament will take place at Adams Municipal Golf Club, located at 5801 Tuxedo Boulevard in Bartlesville on Friday, May 6. Palmer says proceeds will ... read more »

Area Organizations Recognized for Living Healthy

Apr 28, 2022

The Oklahoma State Department of Health presented organizations across the state with the 2021 Certified Healthy Oklahoma Awards on Thursday. Several local groups received these honors across Osage, Nowata and Washington County. In Osage County, Pawhuska Public Schools was recognized, as was ... read more »

ESA Holding Event at Osage County Fairgrounds This Weekend

Apr 28, 2022

The ESA Spring Style Show and Luncheon is set to take place this Sunday at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska and all proceeds raised will benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Tickets will cost $15 and the event is set to take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ESA is a civic or ... read more »

Arvest Bank Million Meals Campaign Hits Halfway Mark

Apr 28, 2022

Arvest Bank launched its 12th annual Million Meals campaign on April 1. Today, the bank announced the campaign has raised 547,738 meals, more than half its goal. The campaign runs through May 28 and all funds raised will be donated to local organizations in the communities Arvest serves. ... read more »

Osage Nation Museum Holding Opening Reception This Weekend

Apr 28, 2022

The Osage Nation Museum will be having a Youth Language Fair this Saturday as part of its opening reception for its latest exhibit. Artwork from the 19th annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair will be on display. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is set to take ... read more »

Pathfinder Maps, Details Available on "AllTrails" App

Apr 28, 2022

In an effort to reduce the amount of litter left behind at Pathfinder Parkway, the City of Bartlesville’s Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging patrons to go mobile. Pedestrians and cyclists alike can download the AllTrails app, an interactive app designed to view trail maps an ... read more »

Martha's Task to Host Purse-n-ali-tea 2022 this Weekend

Apr 28, 2022

Martha’s Task in Bartlesville is putting on its tenth annual Purse-n-ali-tea party this weekend. Executive Director Laurea Walton says the entertaining fundraiser will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 801 SE Washington Blvd. Wal ... read more »

"Know the Ville" Scheduled for May 3 at Tri County Tech

Apr 28, 2022

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold “Know The Ville” at Tri County Tech next week. “Know The Ville” will be held on Tuesday, May 3, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at Tri County Tech’s Event Center, located at 6101 Nowata Road in Bartlesville. Donuts a ... read more »

Wash. Co. Master Gardner's Plant Sale Set for April 30

Apr 28, 2022

Milkweed and other plant foods for the monarch butterfly will be available for sale at the Washington County Master Gardener's Plant Sale on Saturday, April 30. The sale will be held 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds barns, 1109 N. Delaware Street in Dewey. Veget ... read more »

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Seeks Mentors

Apr 28, 2022

  Big Brothers/Big Sisters locally is in need of mentors and Little Sisters.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Charlene Dew with Big Brothers/Big Sisters extended that invitation. BB/BS mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the po ... read more »