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Sen. Lankford Remembers Jim Inhofe on Senate Floor

Jul 10, 2024

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford took to the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon to remember and honor his former colleague in Jim Inhofe.  Lankford said that Inhofe wasn't only a colleague, but someone who helped Lankford when he first came into office.   Inhofe passed ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Conducting Disinfection Project

Jul 10, 2024

Remote parts of the City of Bartlesville water system have recently detected biological activity. To address this issue, the City will be conducting a temporary switch from its current water disinfection system to a free chlorine system. This will begin on Monday and will take about six weeks.&nb ... read more »

Pawhuska Council Authorizes Staff to Apply for Fire Grant

Jul 10, 2024

At Tuesday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska, they had the opportunity to apply for a community fire assistance 80/20 grant. This is something that they have received for the last two years and would like to receive for the 2025 fiscal year as well.   Funding that 20 pe ... read more »

27th Annual Auction: KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM Event at Washington County Fairgrounds

Jul 10, 2024

This summer, bargain hunters and savvy shoppers alike are gearing up for the highly anticipated KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM 27th Annual Auction, set to take place on Saturday, July 27th. The event will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey, OK, with doors swinging open at 8 am and bidding ... read more »

Bartlesville Regional United Way Giving United Event and Auction

Jul 10, 2024

Bartlesville Regional United Way is busy getting ready for its campaign kickoff .   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Monday, Katie Zaun and  Julia Barron with BRUW invited everyone to their United in Giving event on August 1, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Bartlesville Comm ... read more »

Elder Care Launches 14th annual Cool Room Project

Jul 10, 2024

For the past 14 years, Elder Care’s Cool Room Project has addressed the needs of seniors in Bartlesville during the summer months, offering relief to those who do not have air conditioning in their homes during the hottest months of the year. Air conditioners are loaned out free of charge t ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Sues Biden's Interior Dept.

Jul 10, 2024

ConocoPhillips is taking the Biden administration’s Interior Department to court over its new rules to limit oil and gas exploration in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve.   The company that got its start in Oklahoma filed suit on Friday, as did the regional government N ... read more »

OBN Agents Raid Bartlesville Marijuana Facility

Jul 09, 2024

A Bartlesville marijuana grow facility has been raided and shut down by agents from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.   The search warrant was served Monday at Therapeutic Cultivations in Bartlesville for growing and selling marijuana without an OBN Registration. OBN's Marijuana ... read more »

Storm Debris to be Burned in Bartlesville

Jul 09, 2024

The temporary debris disposal site from the May 6th storm that effected Bartlesville has closed and City officials will soon begin burning off that debris that was left behind. Public Works Director Keith Henry said this will be an arduous process though because they must comply with the conditio ... read more »

Tri County Tech Foundation to Receive $7K from Arvest Foundation

Jul 09, 2024

The Tri County Tech Foundation will have an additional $7,000 in funds to ensure students are not denied an education due to lack of resources thanks to a grant from the Arvest Foundation.   The donation will be used to support an emergency assistance program to provide aid to studen ... read more »

Dewey Man Charged with Assault on Police Officer

Jul 09, 2024

A Dewey man was seen in Washington County Court on Monday on the charges of child neglect and assault and battery on a police officer. Reynaldo Vasquez Jr. was arrested on July 7th on the charge of child neglect and was being taken to the Washington County Jail for booking. According to an af ... read more »

Former US Sen. Jim Inhofe Dies

Jul 09, 2024

Former U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma has died. He was 89. Inhofe served as a senator from 1994 to 2023. He is the longest-serving U.S. senator from Oklahoma. He was the mayor of Tulsa from 1978 to 1984 and served as a U.S. congressman from 1987 to 1994. Inhofe also worked in aviation, ... read more »

Pawhuska Council to Meet Tuesday Evening

Jul 09, 2024

The Pawhuska City Council will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting at the community center on Tuesday evening.   At that meeting, the council will consider applying for the 2025 fiscal year community fire assistance grant. They will also get reports from Pawhuska Chamber of Com ... read more »

Pawhuska Library Summer Reading Program Still Going

Jul 09, 2024

The Pawhuska Public Library summer reading program is in its final month, but students in elementary school are still encouraged to come out and take part in the fun each Wednesday. Four classes remain and the first one involves the Pawhuska football team making an appearance to the library, alon ... read more »

Bartlesville Native Shapes Future of U.S. Navy

Jul 09, 2024

Sailors are some of the most highly trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this requires highly dedicated recruiters to find these men and women to help shape the future of the United States Navy. Commander Eric Rolfs, a native of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, plays an impor ... read more »