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Washington Co. Commissioners to Meet on Tuesday

Sep 01, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners will meet Tuesday morning for their first meeting of the month, following the Labor Day holiday. According to an agenda, the commissioners are expected to discuss a bid for a parking structure at the District 2 Road Department facility in Dewey. They will a ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council to Meet Tuesday

Sep 01, 2023

The Bartlesville City Council will meet on Tuesday next week due to Labor Day to discuss and possibly take action on several items, including a film production studio and water restrictions. According to an agenda, the city council will discuss the terms of use for Buffalo Roam studios to occ ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Meeting Tuesday for Labor Day Holiday

Sep 01, 2023

In lieu of the Labor Day Holiday Weekend, the Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday at the OSU Extension Building in Pawhuska.   At the meeting, Dalton Higgins will be on hand to give a presentation regarding plans moving forward for the repair and construction of ... read more »

Commissioner Dunlap Remains Doubtful on Expo Idea

Sep 01, 2023

Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Friday.   Commissioner Dunlap said the revenues for the county have been very good the past few years. So much so that the commissioners have be able to take care of several facility projects at the s ... read more »

Copan Water Shut Off for Repairs

Aug 31, 2023

The Town of Copan will be without water for an extended period of time Thursday evening for repairs.   According to town officials, a main waterline break occurred and the town will shut off water to the entire town at 5 p.m. Thursday to facilitate repairs. Officials say water should ... read more »

Bridge Work to Affect Traffic Along HWY 60, HWY 75

Aug 31, 2023

Beginning on Tuesday, traffic along U.S. Highway 60 and U.S. Highway 75 will be narrowed to one lane, allowing for a bridge rehabilitation project.   Both east and westbound lanes of Adams Blvd. will be narrowed to one lane when getting to the bridge that crosses over Highway 75. Beg ... read more »

Enhanced Security in Place for Football Games

Aug 31, 2023

High school football season is here, and officials with Bartlesville Public Schools say additional security protocols have been put in place at Custer Stadium. The district says that backpacks and other large bags will not be allowed at school activities and athletic events. They say any bags ... read more »

Bellapalooza Coming Back to Nowata

Aug 31, 2023

Nowata is bringing a car show to town on Sep. 23 called Bellapalooza. The event will take place down Main Street in downtown Nowata. The event is open for any that would like to join, and registration is from 8 – 11 a.m. There will be judges and multiple awards given out to several differen ... read more »

More Evidence Linking BTK Killer to Missing Pawhuska Woman

Aug 31, 2023

A newly released journal entry from the infamous Dennis Rader, otherwise known as the BTK Killer gives even more reason to believe he is connected to a Pawhuska woman that went missing in 1976. Cynthia Dawn Kinney was last seen at a Pawhuska Laundromat and hasn’t been seen since.   ... read more »

Committee Explores Water Supply Issues

Aug 30, 2023

The re-established Bartlesville Water Resources Committee held their first meeting in almost nine years on Wednesday to restart discussions over solving water supply concerns for the future.   City of Bartlesville Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen spend the majority of the two ... read more »

ENDUI Patrol Planned for 'Rocklahoma'

Aug 31, 2023

If you are planning on driving to Rocklahoma over the Labor Day weekend, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reminding motorists not to drink and drive. The ENDUI team is partnering with the Mayes County Sheriff’s Office and the Pryor Police Department this weekend for saturation patrols in ... read more »

Still Time to Sign Up for OLLI Fall Classes

Aug 31, 2023

Registration for the OLLI fall classes is underway.   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 ... read more »

Oldies n Goodies Car Show Sept. 16th

Aug 31, 2023

    Hot cars and great time are in store at the 36th Annual Oldies-n-Goodies Car Show in Dewey on September 16, 2023.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, club members Raymond Purdum and Hanna Hough invited everyone to the event that raises money for local charities ... read more »

BPS Offers Virtual Elementary School Program

Aug 31, 2023

Bartlesville Public Schools offers a unique online learning experience through its Elementary Virtual Program, tailored to meet the unique needs of elementary school students. The school district says enrollment is still open, offering families the opportunity to provide their children with a ... read more »

Osage Chief Standing Bear to Join Showing of Conservation Documentary in OKCOsage Chief Standing Bear to Join Showing of Conservation Documentary in OKC

Aug 31, 2023

Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear will be on hand for the September 7 Oklahoma City screening of “To Which We Belong,” the  documentary that highlights farmers and ranchers leaving behind conventional practices that are no longer profitable or sustainable. & ... read more »