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Washington Co. Free Fair with the FOOTLOOSE Theme

Aug 05, 2022

  The Washington County Free Fair is September 6 through the 11th at the fairgrounds in Dewey with years of tradition and a new look and feel!   This year's Washington County Free Fair is themed "Footloose" with some new attractions. Joining us on COMMUNITY CON ... read more »

Byrna Technologies, Inc. Visits with Bartlesville Radio

Jul 15, 2022

Representatives with Byrna Technologies, Inc. – a Massachusetts based company that draws on a long history of excellence in non-lethal weapons manufacturing locally – visits Bartlesville Radio. Byrna is a less lethal self-defense company that provides products and training to cons ... read more »

Preparedness Plan for Students Recommended

Aug 04, 2022

The American Red Cross is issuing a recommendation to all families with children who are school-age to make a preparedness plan with their children before they head off to school. In a press release, American Red Cross said:  “It is always a good idea to think about an emergenc ... read more »

Rain Garden To Be Built in Jo Allyn Lowe Park

Aug 04, 2022

Jo Allyn Lowe Park, located at 2600 Southeast Price Road, is known for its flocks of geese but now it will be known for its newest attraction – a Rain Garden. A rain garden is a place that lies below the surface and acts as a collector of rainwater as it runs off a higher level to help ... read more »

Air-Powered Arrow Rifles Approved for Hunting

Aug 04, 2022

The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved hunters to use air-powered arrow rifles during any open season in which rifles are legal. Arrow rifles are NOT permitted during archery or muzzleloader season. The rule change is due to a bill passed earlier this year by State legisla ... read more »

ODOT Job Fair Seeks Construction Workers

Aug 04, 2022

As Corporate America reports moratoriums on hiring to save costs of doing business, the construction companies in Oklahoma are reporting having difficult hiring enough people to complete the projects they’ve been assigned by the state. To help fill positions before the new projects begin th ... read more »

Job Prospects Shrinking

Aug 04, 2022

If you are having  trouble landing a job right now it may be because the job market is shrinking. Since March, over 1 million jobs have disappeared from the rolls of businesses nationwide as they attempt to cut costs amidst growing inflation figures. The National Bureau of Labor Statisti ... read more »

Stabbing Suspect Appears in Court

Aug 04, 2022

A Wyoming woman who was listed as a wanted suspect on Wednesday has been taken in to custody. Kimbra Taggart is currently being held at the Washington County Jail on a $75,000 bond. Taggart had her bond set during a court appearance in Washington County on Thursday.  Official charges could b ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged with Domestic Abuse

Aug 04, 2022

A Bartlesville woman is facing charges stemming from an alleged domestic incident that occurred on Wednesday morning. Amanda Allred appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing one count domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor child. According to an affidavi ... read more »

Osage County Game Warden Recognized

Aug 04, 2022

The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced that they have awarded a Law Enforcement Colonels Life Saving Citation to Osage County Game Warden Larry Green for his outstanding service. ... read more »

New COVID Variant Spreads, not as Serious

Aug 04, 2022

In the past week, an additional 11,852 COVID-19 cases have been reported across the state of Oklahoma, this according to the State Department of Health. There were 84 COVID-19 related deaths added to the report as well. Osage County has seen a slight dip over the past week and Public Information ... read more »

Skiatook Voters to Have Proposed One-Cent Sales Tax on Ballot

Aug 04, 2022

In the upcoming August 23rd election, several important items are being put on the ballot across the state at the city and county level. One such thing in Skiatook includes a proposed one-cent sales tax that would provide improvements to public safety. The passing of this bill would see the const ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair Coming Up

Aug 04, 2022

The Osage County Free Fair is right around the corner and the schedule of events has been released for the event, which is set for the third weekend in September at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska. Following entry day on Wednesday, September 14th, the event opens to the public on Thursday with ci ... read more »

Elder Care to Host Photograher Jerry Poppenhouse Events

Aug 04, 2022

Elder Care launches a new program called Seniors Connect.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Angie Thompson with ElderCare said the first event for this program is Friday, August 12, from 9am to 12pm at Elder Care at 1223 Swan Drive in Bartlesville and it will feature Jerry Poppenh ... read more »

Portion of Old Highway 75 to be Closed Starting Friday

Aug 04, 2022

Starting on Friday and taking place on Monday and Tuesday as well, Old Highway 75 from the north side of Ochelata to west 2700 Rd will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Road crews will be working on asphalt overlay during that time.  ... read more »