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Oklahoma Lt. Gov., Cherokee Chief Discuss Benefits of Cooperation

Feb 21, 2024

Tribal sovereignty and working together with state government highlighted a special meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville Wednesday featuring Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr.   Both leaders say building and sustaining a good r ... read more »

Commissioner Piper Talks Transition Plan as he Prepares to Step Down

Feb 21, 2024

At Tuesday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, a citizen thanked District One Commissioner Everett Piper for all of the work he had done while serving in office for the last year. In praising Piper, he also wanted to make sure that the person taking over for Piper would have the ne ... read more »

Hey There Delilah

Feb 21, 2024

The song “Hey There Delilah” became popular in 2006. Almost everyone, from millennials to Gen Z, knows this song, but what if Delilah does not reside in New York City? Heath Clouse, the Adoptions and Transport Specialist at the Washington County SPCA, introduces the REAL Delilah, ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Points Gun at Two Probation Officers

Feb 21, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Wednesday on the charges of feloniously pointing a firearm, obstructing an officer, and resisting an officer. Cody McClain is alleged of pointing a firearm at two probation officers on the 1000 block of SW Frank Phillips Blvd. Accordin ... read more »

Coffeyville Woman Goes Missing

Feb 21, 2024

A 50-year old Coffeyville woman is missing. Katherine Alcox hasn't made contact with her family since on or around Dec. 31, 2023. Alcox's family reported her missing last week. If you saw Alcox or have any tips that may lead to her safe return home, you are asked to contact the C ... read more »

Senate to Vote on Eliminating State Grocery Tax

Feb 21, 2024

Oklahoma State Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat announced Wednesday that the Senate will put the grocery tax cut up for a vote on the Senate floor on Thursday. “I have long been an advocate for giving Oklahomans relief at the grocery store,” Treat said. “Our caucus had a ... read more »

ACT Workshop Available for Osage Nation Students

Feb 21, 2024

The Osage Nation Education Department is accepting applications for anyone interested in participating in an upcoming ACT workshop on Tuesday, March 19th.     All Osage Nation and JOM Students in sixth through twelth grades are invited to take part in the in-person event in ... read more »

KANE COLUMN: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Feb 21, 2024

Last week, Representatives Clay Staires, Judd Strom, and I hosted an event for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). OMRF is a nonprofit organization that aims to comprehend and develop more effective treatments for human diseases. Their scientists conduct laboratory and clinical r ... read more »

BPS Supt Chuck McCauley on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Feb 21, 2024

  Bartlesville Public Schools Supt Chuck McCauley was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION. He brought with him Agriculture Educator Marty Jones    Jones led off reminding all that each year, FFA chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. It’s a time to ... read more »

First Presbyterian Church Lenten Musical Moments

Feb 21, 2024

Spend your lunch hour enjoying the First Presbyterian Church Lenten Musical Moments featuring local performers weekly on Wednesdays from 12:15-12:45 p.m. during Lent at 505 S Dewey Ave, in Bartlesville.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Kathy Stewart with the First Presbyter ... read more »

Request an Emergency Ballot for the March 5, Presidential Preferential Primary Election

Feb 21, 2024

Registered voters who become physically incapacitated after 5:00 p.m. Monday, February  19,and are unable make it to the polls, still have an opportunity to cast their ballot. WashingtonCounty Election Board Secretary Yvonne House, said that state law permits voters who become emergency ... read more »

Washington Co. Commissioners Reject Road Bore Bid

Feb 20, 2024

The Washington County Commissioners rejected a bid Tuesday for a road bore project to install sewer service lines to the new Emergency Operations Center currently under construction on Bison Road in far east Bartlesville.   Commissioner Mitch Antle says the bid came in at around $200 ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Found in Possession of Over Six Pounds of Marijuana

Feb 20, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court Tuesday on the charges of identity theft, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) without tax stamp, possession CDS, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Matthew Ryan Lacey was arrested Monday around 2 a.m. after he ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Give Tuesday Updates

Feb 20, 2024

The Nowata County Commissioners met Tuesday morning due to the Presidents’ Day holiday with the opening agenda item the schedule of expenditures for fiscal years 2021-2023 which was approved. Nowata County Treasurer Rachel Marrs also shared some news on the courthouse for this week.&nbs ... read more »

Oscars Watch Party Coming Up in Pawhuska

Feb 20, 2024

The Osage News will be hosting yet another watch party at the Osage Casino and Hotel in Pawhuska, this time in anticipation of the Oscars on Sunday, March 10th. Killers of the Flower Moon has been nominated for ten awards and tickets are on sale for you to watch the awards show with other fans of ... read more »