Washington County, OKbartlesvilleradio.com

Man Involved in Police Chase Appears in Court

A Pawhuska man who was involved in a high speed police chase on Wednesday afternoon appeared in Washington County court on Thursday. Skyler Dean Barcus was charged with endangering others while eluding, possession of a stolen vehicle and interfering with a police dog among other charges related to the incident.
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Osage County, OKbartlesvilleradio.com

Osage County Commissioners to Have End of Year Meeting

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will have its end of the year meeting on Monday from the Osage County Fairgrounds where a number of topics are scheduled to be discussed. The commissioners will consider approving the budget for the Tourism Board for the coming fiscal year and also renewing...
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Pawhuska, OKbartlesvilleradio.com

Ben Johnson Days Ongoing in Pawhuska

The Ben Johnson Days in Pawhuska are underway at the Osage County Fairgrounds and things are already in full swing. The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce hosted the Uncorked party on Thursday and the Buddy Hartness Memorial Steer Roping event took place Friday morning. The WRCA Ranch Rodeo is being held...
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Oklahoma Statebartlesvilleradio.com

COVID Numbers Trending in the Right Direction Across the State

As of this week’s advisory from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 45 counties are in the yellow, or at the low risk level, for a chance of getting COVID-19. There are 30 counties in the green, or new normal level and only two counties sit in the orange, or moderate risk level. Washington, Osage and Nowata Counties are all at the yellow risk level.
Ponca City, OKPonca City News

Albertsons Distribution Center donates close to $100,000 in supplies to Veteran’s Affairs

Gary Miles, Commander of the VFW Post 1201 in Ponca City, had contacted the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) regarding Albertsons Distribution Center wanting to donate items to veterans centers across the state. ODVA were able to work closely with Albertsons and arrange the pick-up of close to $100,000 worth of supplies to be donated. These supplies included hand sanitizer, face…
Pawhuska, OKbartlesvilleradio.com

Pawhuska Pool Closed Until Further Notice

The Pawhuska City Pool is closed until further notice, as a pump needs to be replaced. The City apologizes for any inconvenience. Once the pool re-opens, it is important to remember you can purchase passes at City Hall. Daily passes cost $4 and senior citizens only pay $2. There are season passes available for anyone interested in those as well.
Bartlesville, OKbartlesvilleradio.com

High Speed Chase in Bartlesville Ends in Osage County

Police were in hot pursuit of a suspect driving at high rates of speed in a stolen vehicle in Bartlesville on Wednesday afternoon. According Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, 29-year-old Skyler Barcus of Bartlesville was driving the stolen red Lexus at a speed exceeding 100 miles per hour down Washington Boulevard. He said an officer pursued Barcus to the west towards downtown when he called for backup.
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Foraker

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Foraker: Friday, June 18: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, June 19: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight;
Blackburn, OKPosted by
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Take advantage of Friday sun in Blackburn

(BLACKBURN, OK) The forecast is calling for sun today in Blackburn. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Ponca City, OKponcacitynow.com

School Districts Facing Teacher Shortages

Ponca City Public Schools, like countless other schools across Oklahoma, is facing a teaching shortage heading into the 2021-2022 school year. Superintendent Shelley Arrott addressed the issue to the board of education this week. Teacher retirement benefits are based on the three highest salary years. This year teachers completed the third year of higher salaries since the historic teacher pay raise that started during the 2018-2019 school year.
Osage County, OKPawhuska Journal

Osage Republicans to hold meeting June 24

The Osage County Republican Party has scheduled a meeting for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Pawhuska Community Center with prosecutor Brian Surber and Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden listed as speakers. Surber is the author of a recently released book titled "Injustice for All: The (Familiar) Fallacies of...
Ponca City, OKponcacitynow.com

PTC Announces June Student of the Month

Candala Shenold is the Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) June Student of the Month. Shenold is an adult student from Ponca City and represents the Practical Nursing Program. Her instructor Michelle Tripp says, “Candala is a great role model and leader. She excels in her clinical opportunities and provides compassionate, competent, and quality care to patients.”
Pawhuska, OKTulsa World

Osage Casinos building new facilities in Pawhuska and Bartlesville

Osage Casinos broke ground on new casino-hotels this week in Pawhuska and Bartlesville. The $90 million investment, which will go toward replacing existing entertainment venues at those locations, has been in the works for years. The Osage Nation applied with the U.S. Interior Department in 2014 to transfer the Bartlesville property into a federal trust for use in gaming. That was followed by the effort in Pawhuska.
Ponca City, OKponcacitynow.com

The Splash Co Receives High Score at PCDA Pitch-Off Competition

Ponca City, OK – Ponca City Development Authority (PCDA) hosted the Fifth Annual Business Plan Pitch-off Friday, June 11th. Three companies, Mindset Media, Vortex Canning and The Splash Co Survival Swim participated in the business plan submission. Mindset Media and The Splash Co pitched to three judges for a chance at local incentives in support of their business growth.
Ponca City, OKponcapost.com

Sun ‘N Fun Family Day Forecast Sunny & 96 Tomorrow!

Kids (under 50 inches) get in for just $6! Regular price $9.50!. Admission includes water park attractions: water slides, wave pool, lazy river, kiddie area and more. Special attractions not included. A part of the 104 Days of Summer from Erin O’Hara Farmers Insurance. Woodridge Market, 4128 Lake Road, Ponca...