Bartlesville, OK Lifestyle

Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

11 finds from the house that Frank Phillips built

When you step inside the Frank Phillips Historic Home at 1107 Cherokee Ave., you may feel like Frank and Jane Phillips have never left. Nearly everything inside the incredibly well-kept neo-classical mansion from the artwork, the books and the bearskin rug to the china, the furniture and the grandfather clock, once belonged to them.
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Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

$5 Gold Diggers opens to customers eager to uncover bargains

As Bartlesville’s newest discount store prepared to open for the first time Saturday morning, shoppers lining the sidewalk were focused. Many had arrived as early as 7 a.m. to secure a spot in line and researched for days beforehand, studying the store’s Facebook live streams to map their beeline for specific items.
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News On 6

U.S. Marine Says Goodbye To Service Dog With Community Support

A U.S. Marine said goodbye to the dog he served with overseas. Anthony Marquez said his dog Allie was there for all the good and bad times and embodied what it meant to be man's best friend. On Friday community members showed Allie love and appreciation before she was euthanized today in Collinsville.
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Pawhuska Journal

Osage Nation responds to dangerous dog situation

Congresswoman Paula Stabler on Sept. 22 introduced in the Osage Nation Congress a piece of legislation that would make it a violation of the ON's criminal code to keep unrestrained dangerous dogs. The bill also calls for making dog owners liable for damages and subject to criminal penalties. Stabler introduced...
Tulsa World

Biz quicks

WASHINGTON — United Airlines has been fined $1.9 million over 25 flights in which the plane sat on the ground for several hours, the largest fine imposed by the government for such long delays. The Transportation Department said Friday that the incidents occurred between December 2015 and February of this...
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

New bakery brings boba tea, ramen to Dewey

A new Dewey restaurant and bakery is hosting its grand opening Saturday, marking a sweet triumph for the Bartlesville natives who have been working for months to create the chic eatery. Located in the former space of the Heritage Theater at 306 E Don Tyler Ave., Sippin’ Sweet Co.’s opening...
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

'Like Christmas': New bargain store opening in Eastland Shopping Center offers unique twist

A new discount store opening in the Eastland Shopping Center is bringing a unique twist to selling excess inventory and liquidation items from big retailers. Bartlesville’s newest overstock store, $5 Gold Diggers, is holding its grand opening at 10 a.m. on Saturday. In a similar model to Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, which opened in August 2020, the store buys pallets of returned items, excess inventory and other items from large retailers, like Amazon and Target, selling them at a reduced price.
Tulsa World

Nature Note: Two Doves

There are two kinds of doves that are seen in the Skiatook area, the mourning dove and the Eurasian collard dove. The bird referred to as a rock dove is actually a pigeon (feral pigeon). It was introduced into North America by the European settlers in the early 1600s, possibly as a source of food.

Fabulous Finds on Highway 99

If the Kan-Okla 100 Mile Sale didn't scratch your bargain-hunting itch, you'll maybe want to check out an upcoming event just to the west of Coffeyville. Fabulous Finds on Highway 99 covers Chautauqua, Marshall, Pottawatomie, Wabaunsee, Elk, Lyon, and Greenwood counties, and offers more than 200 miles of garage sales and booths set up in each of the participating communities. The event starts this Friday and ends the following day on Saturday.

The Tackle Box holds raffle to benefit Oologah band

The Tackle Box in Oologah is hosting a raffle to benefit members of the band program in Oologah. Through Sunday, Oct. 31, people can purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize package valued at more than $800, consisting of fishing lures, gear, and more. Raffle proceeds...
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Buffalo Dale: Construction on new Osage Casino well underway

‘Welcome back. The oilman and philanthropist Waite Phillips often said, “No one should boast of being honest, dependable, courteous and considerate because these are fundamental qualities essential to good character that everyone ought to develop and use” and these were words he believed in and lived by. Waite also said...
Tulsa World

Rustic Barbour debuts in downtown Collinsville: ‘Everything looks to the tune of the name’

Bearded twin brothers John and Daniel Robinson paid a first-time visit to Collinsville’s new shop, Rustic Barbour, Thursday afternoon. The novel parlor, which debuted in Collinsville's historic downtown at the beginning of September, offers residents a unique atmosphere — complete with rugged and patriotic décor — to meet all their grooming needs.
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

'Dawgs' to dentistry: Hot dog cart helps Bartlesville student raise college cash

At Bartlesville High, he's Ryan Fouts. But come the weekend, he's Ryan's Dawgs. For the past two years, the full-fledged food cart entrepreneur has taken part-time job matters into his own hands by owning his own business. Dentistry school won't be cheap and he knew he wouldn't have an opportunity to make much money working for someone else.

BearSun Spotted Heading Towards Nowata

A man in a bear suit called "BearSun" or "Bear" is now traveling east on Highway 60 with his companion to Nowata. The public figure spent a couple days in Bartlesville and Tulsa before heading to Nowata. BearSun has given a huge shout out to the construction workers in the area. He encourages you to bring them water because they deserve it.

Bellanca Fly-In to Take Place on Saturday

The 4th Bellanca Fly-In will be held at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport on Saturday, Sept. 18. In recent weeks, Airport Director Mike Richardson said they are happy to host the fly-in. Richardson said this all started with a local tenant looking to gather Bellanca flyers to put on the event. He said the Bellanca Fly-In continues to grow despite last year's set-back due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Calendar of Events for Sept. 17

Love in Action will celebrate 20 years of 911 Revivals at the Twin Bridges building in Childers, Oklahoma. Nightly services will begin at 7 p.m. with different ministers each evening. Services will include praise and worship as well as special music ministry. For directions or more information, call 918-440-5683 or 918-440-7339.

Hiring events planned Thursdays at Tulsa airport

TULSA, Okla. — Delaware North, the food and beverage provider at Tulsa International Airport, will be hosting hiring events from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday throughout September to fill a variety of restaurant positions, Delaware North announced in a press release. Signing bonuses of up to $1,000 are...