The City of Watonga Says “LETS GO WATONGA EAGLES” and also wants to let the Community to know that due to the HOMECOMING PARADE on Main Street, the side streets to Main Street will be closed from 1-3pm
Karrie Beth Little, Watonga City Manager
*Pic-Collage creds: Watonga Public Schools FB page
The city of Watonga has 2 mobile text networks! “Alert” mobile network to inform citizens of upcoming inclement weather or power outages and the City of Watonga ￼“Welcome2Watonga” network, keeping citizens informed of all the local government happenings along with events or information our city government is involved with! You can also keep updated by listening to the Watonga City Manager Minute weekly Podcast, where your host, city manager Karrie Beth Little informs the citizens of Watonga about upcoming, meetings, critical government information along with hosting special guests who are business owners, local city department heads, community leaders, and investors in our community. Find the City Manager Podcast on Apple podcast or Spotify podcasts.
a. Household Waste Collection. Household waste will be picked up during normal trash days (once a week). This is non-hazardous Waste Material generated by a residential customer. Household waste that is not placed inside the 95-gallon cart, whether or not bagged or otherwise contained outside the 95-gallon cart, will not be collected by VWS. Poly cart will be picked up weekly. Yard Waste Collection. Brush will be picked up during normal trash days (once a week). Leaves, plants, and clippings must be bagged. Limbs, branches, and bushes must be bundled with degradable string or twineand no items shall be over four (4) inches in diameter or four (4) feet in length. There is a maximum amount of 1 poly cart container of Yard Waste & Bulk waste per week combined. Bulk Home Improvement Waste Collection. Bulk waste will be picked up during normal trash days (once a week). This is non-hazardous Waste Material generated by a residential customer doing small home projects including small furniture, household items, etc. It excludes large projects involving a contractor and large household items. There is a maximum amount of 1 poly cart container of Yard Waste & Bulk waste per week combined.
b. If you have bulk waste in excess of the allowable amount, you can con tact Watonga Light &Water office to schedule a pick-up and payment must be received before bulk waste can be collected. Per City Ordinance.
July is our ‘Boots and Badges’ month where the Police Department is pitted against the Fire Department. Each donor votes for one of these departments. Currently the Fire Department holds the trophy.
Donations are extremely needed whereas OBI is at a one-day supply currently. As always, OBI gives each successful donor a t-shirt. At this blood drive the Fire Department will be cooking hotdogs for all participants. Chips, cookies, and drinks will also be available! Thanks for your help! If possible, donors please make your appointment before the 18th so that OBI will know to bring extra beds. Follow the OBI link to schedule your appointment Click HERE
Thank you Anita Woodruff and First Baptist Church Watonga in coordinating this fun event with OBI and our City and emergency staff!
Breakfast – served from 8am-10am or until we run out of food.
Fly-In or Drive-In, we will be serving all!
Hosted by Watonga Regional Airport. Donations will be accepted.
The Ferguson Home Museum Grand Re-Opening will be on
Saturday May 27, 2023, at 11:00am.
Enjoy a free hot dog,
The Ferguson Home Museum will be open today to the public from 11:00 to 3:00. For more information about the Ferguson Home Museum visit https://www.tbfergusonhome.org/
Roman Nose State Park has a lot to experience.
Visit the General Store by Bitter Creek Operating Co. They offer – a general store for all your camping and outdoor adventures; sports and recreation activities; a restaurant; and Kayak rentals. https://www.facebook.com/RomanNoseGeneralStore
Play a round of golf at the Roman Nose Golf Course.
The Lookout Kitchen – Roman Nose State Park’s new restaurant – celebrated their Grand Opening on Tuesday, May 23rd, and is a perfect end to a great road trip. Check out their menu at https://www.facebook.com/TheLookoutKitchen
Watonga City Manager, Karrie Beth talks to Watonga Regional airport manager, Jena Ohman about the upcoming Watonga Regional Airport (JWG Watonga’s call letters) Fly In/breakfast May 27th. They also highlight and discuss the improvements over the last 6 years, including the AWOS Weather 3 System. This and other improvements that have been made to our Airport, and this past years appropriations made by a 2 million dollar grant to improve our new runway and the airports future plans. Also Karrie Beth updates us on the grand opening of “The Lookout!” Roman Nose State Parks new restaurant. The restaurant is set to have the Grand Opening Tuesday, May 23rd at 6pm. Saturday, there is also a Re-Opening of the Ferguson Museum
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