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Upcoming Dewey Meetings

Aug 08, 2022

The City of Dewey has announced three upcoming meetings: The Economic Development Authority will meet today (Aug 9) from 6:30-7:30 pm. The Civic Association meeting will be Thursday, August 11 from 8 am to 9 am. The City Council Meeting will be on Monday, August 15 from 7 to 8 pm. ... read more »

WIC Back-to-School Clinics for Osage Nation

Aug 08, 2022

The WIC program is holding several drive-through Health Fairs for the Osage Nation in the county to help parents prepare for back-to-school immunization and health requirements. Tuesday’s clinic will be at the Skiatook WIC Clinic at 519 Maplewood Lane. Wednesday’s clinic will ... read more »

New Wakon Iron Hall to be Built

Aug 08, 2022

In July, the Wakon Iron building was razed due to size issues but now the Pawhuska Village Community and the Osage Nation are celebrating the beginning  of construction on a new Wakon Iron Hall. Officials from the Osage Nation and the Pawhuska Village Community broke ground on the new la ... read more »

Financial Literacy Course Available to Osage Nation

Aug 08, 2022

The Osage Nation is partnering with the Sage Hawk Foundation to provide a FREE Financial Literacy Course to tribal members. The class will be taught from September 7 through September 23 but registration is now open. Classes will be on three times a week from 3 pm to 5:30 pm at the OSU Osage Exte ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Indecent Exposure, Threats

Aug 08, 2022

A Bartlesville man was arrested after causing a disturbance over the weekend. Jake Burn appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of indecent exposure and a misdemeanor count of threatening to perform an act of violence. According to an affidavit, a worker ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Extend Burn Ban

Aug 08, 2022

The Nowata County Commissioners extended the countywide burn ban among business item at Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. It remains illegal to burn any materials through August 22. The commissioners will re-assess the burn ban in two weeks’ time. The board also continued a lo ... read more »

Rogers County Former Commissioner Arrested

Aug 08, 2022

Former Rogers County commissioner, Randy Baldridge, was arrested over the weekend for multiple drug offenses after a traffic stop near East Pine Street and 171st North. Officers were conducting a routine search of the car when they discovered methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and a glass s ... read more »

Vigil Held for Caney Valley Teen After Death

Aug 08, 2022

A candlelight vigil was held over the weekend for 17-year-old Ethan Dodson at Caney Valley High School Football field to remember the teen who passed away a week ago while swimming in Ponca Lake in Kay County. Organizers said the vigil was an opportunity for those who knew the teen to honor his m ... read more »

McLemore Gives Miller EMS Report for July

Aug 08, 2022

The Osage County Commissioners held their weekly meeting Monday morning at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Jeremy Mclemore from Miller EMS was on hand to give the commissioners an update for July reports for the city of Fairfax and Barnsdall District One Commissioner Randall Jones questione ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners' Meeting Recap

Aug 08, 2022

In its regular weekly meeting on Monday, August 8, the Washington County Commissioners completed some housekeeping items for the month that included signing off on a quote to purchase a 2023 platform truck with a crane to add to their current fleet in District 2; approving a partnership between t ... read more »

Washington County Extends Burn Ban

Aug 08, 2022

Washington County Commissioners today approved the continuation of the burn ban for another 14 days to August 22. The Commissioners will review the ban in a future meeting if the promised rain is adequate enough to end the ban. Kary Cox, Director of Emergency Management for the county, recommende ... read more »

Sports Spectacular Adds Pie in the Face Competition!

Aug 08, 2022

The Sports Spectacular 2022 is Friday, August 19th, at the Hilton Garden Inn at 6pm and you are invited!   The Samaritan Sports Spectacular is a kick off to Fall and Winter sports in our community. It serves as the largest annual fundraising event that seeks to generate funds to supp ... read more »

OK Eat Invites Kids to Enjoy Last Days of Summer at Farm

Aug 06, 2022

OK Eat is inviting children to enjoy their last days of summer vacation by spending a day at the Kiddie Farm where they can experience farm life and enjoy picking vegetables and fruits with their families. Kiddie Farm is located at 530 Northeast Wilshire Boulevard. General sessions are held on Fr ... read more »

CCP Applications Portal to Close on August 31

Aug 06, 2022

Community Cares Partners (CCP) has been providing financial hardship relief since COVID-19 began for those who need help with meeting rent bills. But now, with high inflation, the funds are running out quickly so CCP has made the decision to close the portal for applications on August 31. CCP ... read more »

Tomato Days Coming to OK Eat

Aug 06, 2022

It’s tomato days at local farm-to-table OK Eat where local residents can pick their own crops. OK Eat has been growing over seven varieties from five collections that offer a variety of colors, sizes, shapes and tastes. The cost per pound is a donation of your choosing. Hours vary so check ... read more »