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Bartlesville City Council; Water Leak Update

Feb 06, 2023

The Bartlesville City Council met for their monthly meeting on Monday night to discuss several topics. They started off with hearing from citizens on the drag show that took place in Bartlesville back in September, as no formal decision has been made on the subject. They followed it with anno ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Chief Gives Award for Valor

Feb 06, 2023

Police Chief Kevin Ickleberry awarded the Police Chief’s Award for Valor at the Bartlesville City Council meeting Monday night, to Aaron Rademaker and Kaylee Hill-Johnson. Rademaker intervened last month and saved a woman when a male tried to kidnap her from Lowe’s on SE Adams Blvd. I ... read more »

Washington Co.: Day 1 of Municipal Candidate Filings

Feb 06, 2023

The first day of municipal filings in Washington County is in the books. Bruce Rickman threw his name in the hat for the three-year, Ward 4 seat on the Dewey City Council. That position is currently held by Councilwoman Kay Bales, who hasn’t filed for the role quite yet. Meanwhile in Ra ... read more »

Full-Day Nonprofit Training is Coming to Bartlesville

Feb 06, 2023

A full-day nonprofit training event featuring three speakers will be held in Bartlesville later this month. The Bartlesville Regional Symposium, presented by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OKCNP), will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23 with check-ins beginning at 8:15 a.m. The event will take ... read more »

Congressman Brecheen to Hold Town Hall in Bartlesville

Feb 06, 2023

Congressman Josh Brecheen will hold in-person town hall meetings in Bartlesville, Claremore, Durant, McAlester, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Pryor, and Tahlequah on Monday, February 13th and Monday, February 20th. Constituents are invited to attend and share their thoughts and ask questions on policy issu ... read more »

Osage County Accepts First Opioid Settlement

Feb 06, 2023

The Osage County Commissioners approved a quote for the fairground’s Women’s Building office space and kitchen remodel.  Commissioner Everett Piper explains why the item is necessary The commissioners also accepted the first payment of the new national opioid settlement o ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Talk Free Board Elections

Feb 06, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday meeting started off as normal. The Commissioners opened the meeting with filling out reimbursement forms for Star pipe and additional homestead exemptions. They also gave an update on the Nowata Free board elections. The commissioners will meet next week ... read more »

OLLI Courses Still Available

Feb 06, 2023

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Oklahoma State University keeps seniors active and social. Geared toward adults 50 and better, OLLI offers courses, travel and social activities to enrich participants’ quality of life.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Amy Fin ... read more »

Water Line Break at Jail Last Week

Feb 06, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners talked about a water-line break at the jail last week and reviewed other items during their first meeting of February. During the Commissioner’s report portion of the meeting, Chairman Mike Dunlap said that the county jail was without water for about ... read more »

Bartlesville Madison Middle School Students Win Tulsa Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition

Feb 05, 2023

A team of four Bartlesville Madison Middle School students won first place in a regional round of a statewide and national mathematics competition called MATHCOUNTS, held at the University of Tulsa on Saturday.  The Madison team members are Emily Liu (6th grade), Carson Lee (8th grade), ... read more »

WCSO Public Parking Lot to Close for Roadway Repairs

Feb 04, 2023

The Washington County Sheriff's Office wants the public to know that the public parking lot will be closed Monday through Wednesday (February 6-8). as the street department repaira the roadway. Last week there was a water line break which resulted in the roadway at the WCSO's public p ... read more »

Sunrise Reporter Turns White Due to Supply Issues

Feb 03, 2023

Bartlesville Radio’s Sunrise Reporter has a different shade these days because of ongoing supply chain issues. The normally yellow paper has turned white because paper mills are not manufacturing as much colored paper such as golden rod. Even legal sized golden rod is unavailable. There ... read more »

Mullin Seeks Border Security Answers Ahead of SOTU

Feb 03, 2023

United States Senator Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) releases a video ahead of next week’s State of the Union Address. In the video, Sen. Mullin calls on President Biden to address the crisis at the Southern Border as a matter of national security. Sen. Mullin says the American people need to ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council to Meet for February

Feb 03, 2023

Bartlesville City Council is set to meet for their monthly meeting on February 6th as it’s the first Monday of the month. A bit shorter agenda from last month, kicking off the meeting will be the Police Chiefs Award for Valor being presented to a citizen. Reappointments are set to happe ... read more »

Dewey Police Make Arrests After Dispensary Break-Ins

Feb 03, 2023

Three suspects are arrested after four of the five medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Dewey experience break-ins. Patrol Officer Robbie Hicks with the Dewey Police Department (DPD) says it has taken roughly a month to investigate the matter. Hicks says he believes accessibility is ... read more »