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BPS Board President to Host Meet and Greet

Jan 10, 2022

Bartlesville School Board President Scott Bilger is set to host an event at Sterling's Grille this week. Bilger will discuss current school issues and why he respectfully asks for your vote during the meet and greet. You are invited to Sterling's Grille at 2905 E. Frank Phillips Boule ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Accept Bids

Jan 10, 2022

The Nowata County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. The board continued to work through some beginning of the year items.   Bids were accepted for concrete and for pipe. Bartlesville Redi-Mix was the only company to submit a bid for concrete. Five ... read more »

City Mourns Passing of Retired BPD Officer

Jan 10, 2022

A retired Bartlesville police officers passes over the weekend. As announced by the Bartlesville Police Department (BPD) and the City of Bartlesville, retired BPD Officer Joe Slack passed. Slack suffered from a heart attack. Friends and family say Officer Slack will be greatly missed.&nbs ... read more »

Wash. Co. Free Fair Board Election Set, More

Jan 10, 2022

A resolution regarding Washington County's 2022 Free Fair Board Election receives approval. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap read from the resolution, stating that the filing period for the election should last for five business days from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26. Dunlap said the Free ... read more »

City Matters 1-10-22

Jan 10, 2022

  Appearing on CITY MATTERS on Monday was City Manager Mike Bailey with City Works Director Keith Henry, Police Chief Tracy Roles and City Clerk Jason Munninger.   The program began with fond rememberances of city servants who recently passed including Brenda Kiselak and for ... read more »

OK Cooking School on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 10, 2022

KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM will be publishing family-favorite recipes in a local cooking magazine created exclusively for the Bartlesville Cooking Show set for at the Bartlesville Community Center on Tuesday, April 12.     Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Tina Romine invited list ... read more »

VCO to Hold SWOT Analysis at Tri County Tech

Jan 07, 2022

Veteran's Connection Organization (VCO) has an upcoming Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis set to take place at Tri County Tech in Bartlesville. VCO Executive Director Sharon Reese says this is for the start-up of the Bartlesville Suicide Prevention Coalition ... read more »

Sew Uptown's Metal Facade in Bartlesville to be Removed

Jan 07, 2022

Another "reveal" of historic facade in downtown Bartlesville will take place soon. According to the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority, the removal of the metal facade at 316 South Dewey Avenue will take place on Monday. This is the location of Sew Uptown. This facade is ... read more »

Rep. Roberts to File Bill Allowing Abortion Lawsuits

Jan 07, 2022

State Representative Sean Roberts of Hominy announces plans to file legislation that would allow any individual in Oklahoma to sue doctors who perform an abortion after conception. The legislation is similar to a portion of Texas' Senate Bill 8 which went into effect on Sep. 8. In a s ... read more »

Commissioners to Weigh Fair Board Election Item, More

Jan 07, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners will weigh a handful of items in their next meeting. First, the Commissioners may approve a resolution regarding the 2022 Free Fair Board Election. Next, a resolution regarding the appointment to the Northeast Workforce Development Board will be considered. ... read more »

DPS Board of Education to Hold First Meeting of 2022

Jan 07, 2022

Dewey Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education will meet for the first time in 2022 on Monday. Superintendent Vince Vincent will give a report during the meeting. The Board will then discuss and take possible action on revisions to the Bulldogger Back to School Plan for 2021-2022. Lastly, the ... read more »

Caney Valley Schools See Bond Issue Projects Begin

Jan 07, 2022

Bond issue projects are underway at both campuses for Caney Valley Public Schools in Ramona and Ochelata. Superintendent Steve Cantrell says this would not have been possible without the support of their patrons. Cantrell says voters braved last February's polar vortex to pass over $12 mi ... read more »

BPD Accepting 2022 Citizens Police Academy Applications

Jan 07, 2022

The Bartlesville Police Department (BPD) is accepting applications for its next Citizens Police Academy. Captain Troy Newell says applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, to be considered for the next academy, scheduled to begin on Thursday, Feb. 17. Applic ... read more »

Barnsdall High School Welcomes a New Ag Teacher

Jan 07, 2022

Barnsdall High School welcomes a new Agriculture teacher. Kaitlyn Williams was introduced as the new Agriculture teacher at Barnsdall High School on Friday morning. Williams originates from Oologah where she was active in FFA, receiving both a State and an American FFA Degree. She is the daug ... read more »

VCO Installs Veterans Crisis Line Billboard

Jan 07, 2022

Veterans Connection Organization (VCO) installs a veteran suicide prevention billboard behind Burger King in Bartlesville. VCO Executive Director Sharon Reese says the electronic billboard, located at 3801 SE Adams Road, is their way to prevent veteran suicide and raise awareness in rural com ... read more »