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Governor Signs Bergstrom Bill Prohibiting Non-Binary Birth Certificates

Apr 28, 2022

The governor signed Senate Bill 1100 on Tuesday, approving the first of its kind ban that prohibits nonbinary classifications on state birth certificates. The legislation was authored by Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair.   Under the bill, the biological sex designation on Oklahoma bi ... read more »

Slides Going Up at Bartlesville's Sooner Pool Complex

Apr 26, 2022

New slides at the City of Bartlesville’s Sooner Pool complex are being installed. The slides are part of the Sooner Pool Expansion Project, approved by voters in the 2013 Half-cent Sales Tax extension election. In addition to two 45-foot slides, the $2.8 million project also includes a ... read more »

Improvements Continue to Hotel Phillips

Apr 27, 2022

At Wednesday's Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority Meeting, Director Chris Wilson gave an update as to how things stood at Hotel Phillips. He said that the second and fifth floors of the building should be ready for use by June and there is already a waiting list for all of the units t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Trafficking Meth

Apr 27, 2022

A Bartlesville man appeared in Washington County court on Wednesday facing a felony charge of trafficking methamphetamine. Chance Lawyer was arraigned on that count as well multiple other traffic related misdemeanors after being arrested last Friday. According to an affidavit, Lawyer’s ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Damaging Local Bar

Apr 27, 2022

A Bartlesville man was arrested after allegedly damaging a local bar. Daniel Davis appeared in Washington County court after being arrested on a warrant stemming from an April 2 incident. Davis was charged with one count of malicious injury to property. According to an affidavit, the alleged ... read more »

Replenysh Now Accepting Glass in the Bartlesville Area

Apr 26, 2022

Replenysh adds glass to its list of recyclable material accepted at Bartlesville’s recycle center, located at 10th Street and Virginia Avenue. Public Works Director Keith Henry says the California-based company that took over the City’s recycling program last year will take brown, ... read more »

VA to Assist Osage Nation Veterans Next Month

Apr 27, 2022

For only the second time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Veteran's Administration will be conducting an in-person event to assist Osage Nation Veterans who may be eligible for a pension claim.   On Tuesday, May 10th and Wednesday, May 11th, several advocates and staff memb ... read more »

Arvest Contributes to Bartlesville Education Promise

Apr 27, 2022

With the help of a $5,000 grant from the Arvest Foundation, Bartlesville Public School elementary students will have greater access to reading. Arvest Wealth Management Trust Officer Teri Sturgeon and Arvest Bank Branch Manager Tanya Stokes presented the check to Jane Phillips Elementary Prin ... read more »

Truity Announces New Roles for Obradovic and Tucker

Apr 27, 2022

Truity Credit Union announces two promotions. Former Truity Vice President of Credit Resolutions Perica Obradovic will now serve as the VP of Mortgage Servicing. Shelby Tucker has been promoted to Credit Resolutions Manager. In a statement, Truity President/CEO Dennis Halpin said: &ld ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Reminds You of Garage Sale Guidelines

Apr 27, 2022

As warmer weather nears, garage sales are sure to pop up throughout the City of Bartlesville and as you advertise them, it is important to do that legally. Guidelines put in place by the Bartlesville City Council state that signs put on the property where the sale is set to take place shall n ... read more »

14 Cherokee Area Council Scouts Earn Supernova Award

Apr 27, 2022

Scouts with the Cherokee Area Council BSA make history while earning a prestigious award. Scout Executive Phillip Wright says 14 Scouts earned their Dr. Charles Townes Supernova Award on Sunday. Wright says only six Scouts have received the same honor in the last three years. He says it is mu ... read more »

CrimeStoppers Wanted Wednesday: Ethan Walls

Apr 27, 2022

CrimeStoppers of Bartlesville lists Ethan Walls as wanted for Burglary in the First Degree and Domestic Abuse in its latest Wanted Wednesday post on social media. You can leave anonymous tips by calling the CrimeStoppers hotline at 918.336.CLUE or by visiting p3tips.com. Tips that lead to ... read more »

Lifeguards Wanted for City of Pawhuska Pool

Apr 27, 2022

The City of Pawhuska is looking for lifeguards for this summer. If you would like to fill out an application, stop by City Hall at 118 W. Main Street during regular business hours. Applicants must be over the age of 16, a certified lifeguard, be able to manage stressful situations and have th ... read more »

Bartlesville High to Present "Mamma Mia" April 29-May 1

Apr 27, 2022

The Bartlesville High School Fine Arts Department's 2022 Spring musical will be Mamma Mia! For the audio version of this story, click here. Bartlesville High School will present Mamma Mia! this weekend in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium on 18th Street between Hillcrest Drive and Shawn ... read more »

Lowe Family Young Scholars Partners with Moxie on 2nd to Support College Prep

Apr 27, 2022

  Lowe Family Young Scholars has made a sparkling partneship wiht Moxie on Second this weekend for you to shop for your favorite Kenda Scott items and help fund college prep for underrescourced students.   You can shop for mom for Mother's Day at Moxie on Second this Fri ... read more »