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Bartlesville Public Schools Earns Project Lead the Way Honors

Jun 21, 2022

The Bartlesville Public School District has again been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished District for its outstanding STEM program at every district school. All six of the district’s elementary schools, both of its middle schools, and its high school each earned Dist ... read more »

Council Approves to Lease Property to Quality Collision

Jun 20, 2022

The Dewey City Council moves to lease property at 530 S. Osage Avenue. Out of executive session on Monday night, the Council unanimously decided to lease the space to Quality Collision, a business currently located at 441 N. Cholwell Avenue in Bartlesville. City Manager Kevin Trease says he w ... read more »

Osage Nation Harvest Land Holding Farmer's Market on Wednesday

Jun 20, 2022

Osage Nation's Harvest Land will host a farmer's market on Wednesday morning at which time all types of vegetables, canned goods and other plants will be available for purchase.   Harvest Land is located at 102 Midland Street in Pawhuska and all food is made fresh and local. ... read more »

Wash. Co. Commissioners Allocate Alcohol Tax, More

Jun 20, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners get down to business in their regular meeting on Monday morning. A contract addendum and amendment with Adams Muir Land Trust regarding property acquisition in the City of Bartlesville would be unanimously approved. Washington County Emergency Management Ex ... read more »

Old Soccer Rivalry to be Renewed

Jun 20, 2022

While it may feel like the summer just began the groundwork is already being set for the upcoming fall sports season. The Oklahoma Wesleyan soccer programs have brought great acclaim to the school in recent year. The Lady Eagles will have a chance to cut their teeth in the preseason as they face ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Flipping His Vehicle

Jun 20, 2022

A Bartlesville man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly crashing his car on Cherokee Avenue while driving under the influence. Ryan Stratton appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing potential charges of felony aggravated DUI and destruction of property. According to an ... read more »

Contract Amended to Purchase Land for WCEM Warehouse

Jun 20, 2022

Amendments to a contract regarding the purchase of property for a new Washington County Emergency Management (WCEM) warehouse receives unanimous approval. The Washington County Commissioners passed an addendum and an amendment to the real estate contract with Adams Muir Land Trust on Monday m ... read more »

Bartlesville Drive-by Shooting Suspect Arrested in BA

Jun 20, 2022

A man is arrested for an alleged drive-by shooting that occurred in Bartlesville. According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, the incident occurred in the 400 Block of Wyandotte Avenue around 9:30 on Sunday evening. Hastings says a preliminary investigation revealed the shoote ... read more »

69th Annual Ben Johnson Days in the Books

Jun 20, 2022

The Father’s Day Weekend tradition in Osage County that is Ben Johnson Days is in the books, as The Ben Johnson Memorial Steer Roping Event wrapped things up on Sunday. It was Chet Herren who walked away as champion of the 69th annual competition. Thomas Smith finished second, while Mike Ch ... read more »

Production of Upcoming Movie Continues

Jun 20, 2022

Actor Brendan Fraser, who will be starring in the upcoming movie, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” was recently said he was honored to be working on a project that had so much meaning and history behind it. Fraser added that he isn't sure how production of the movie is coming along, ... read more »

Jensen Named BCF Executive Director

Jun 20, 2022

The Bartlesville Community Foundation (BCF) announces the promotion of Laura Jensen to the position of Executive Director, effective July 1, 2022. Jensen has held various roles within the Foundation and managed many organization projects since joining the team in 2017. Prior to the Foundation ... read more »

Chief Hoskin Reverses Decision on State Flag on Tribal Property

Jun 20, 2022

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. has made the decision to reverse his decision on flying the Oklahoma state flag on tribal lands. Hoskin had signed an executive order that the flag would not be flown except under special circumstances. Regarding the reversal on the decision, H ... read more »

Water Main Break Fills 11th Street with Water

Jun 19, 2022

A reported water main break on 11th Street between Cherokee and Osage sprayed water all over that section of rodeway Sunday afternoon. An update on Monday morning: The water line has been repaired, but work continues on a nearby storm drain that was damaged. Water service was impacted Sun ... read more »

PODCAST: Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr

Jun 20, 2022

  From a historic compact with the USDOT to the $1 million for a new water system for Nowata, several topices were covered in this month's podcast with Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.   Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr said the Cherokee Nation welcomed its first vi ... read more »

Early Voting Begins Thursday for Primary Election

Jun 20, 2022

Early voting begins Thursday June 23, 2022, for voters in Washington County. Voters who will not be able to make it to the polls on Election Day have the option of voting early at the Washington County Election Board, located at 401 S. Johnstone Avenue, Suite 4. The offices are located on the ... read more »