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Utilities Up for Water Proposal, Grants Approved

Sep 24, 2018

At their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning the Washington County Commissioners approved two resolution and rural economic action plan grants. One grant will go toward exterior renovations for the Washington County Senior Citizens Inc. that will cost up to $25,000. Renovations incl ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Accept Donation

Sep 24, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners accepted one donation on behalf of the sheriff’s office and tabled another donation at Monday morning’s regularly scheduled meeting. The first donation came from Lowe’s in Bartlesville giving the county jail two fridges. The next donation was ... read more »

Planning Commission to Hear Hillcrest and Gramercy

Sep 24, 2018

The Hillcrest Village Development will go before the City Planning Commission when it meets Tuesday afternoon.  The city council approved the Hillcrest Planned Unit Development in December of 2008, and after delays, the council approved updates in 2011 and 2017.  Developers are asking f ... read more »

Sewer Repairs Cause a Street Closure

Sep 24, 2018

Michigan Street in Bartlesville is closed for sewer main repairs between U. S. 75 and Avondale.  City Engineer, Micah Siemers says the street will remain closed until Friday or until the project is complete. ... read more »

Osage County Board to Buy Water Tanks

Sep 24, 2018

The Osage County Board of Commissioners will take action on a proposed resolution to acept Loma Vista Road into the county's road maintenance system on Monday morning.  The board will also use 8 thousand 550 dollars from Okahoma Emergency Management to buy two 500 gallon water tanks.&nbs ... read more »

Lieutenant Fouts to be Remembered

Sep 24, 2018

Bartlesville police are remembering one of their own who passed away over the weekend.  Lieutenant Robb Fouts died early Sunday after recently being diagnosed with cancer.     Fouts had worked for the Bartlesville Police Department for 24-years.  On Saturday, a Ba ... read more »

REAP Grants top County Board Agenda

Sep 24, 2018

Washington County Commissioners plan to take action on two Rural Economic Action Plan grants this morning.  The first would benefit exterior renovations for Washington  County Senior Citizens and the second for the Washington County Fairgrounds.  The board will also act on a water ... read more »

National Indian Taco Championship Scheduled in Pawhuska

Sep 21, 2018

The City of Pawhuska schedules Pawhuska’s National Indian Taco Championship for Saturday, October 6th. City officials say people should bring their appetites downtown and feast on the best Indian Tacos around while enjoying entertainment like music, Native American dance, and many different ... read more »

Cops and Rodders Car Show to Help Local Lieutenant

Sep 21, 2018

The 4th annual Cops and Rodders Car Show sponsored by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reserve program is October 6th at 611 SW Adams Blvd. This year, in addition to raising money for their Christmas and Thanksgiving programs, they have decided to help Lt. Fouts of the Bartle ... read more »

Huge ASAP General Store to Open Tuesday

Sep 21, 2018

An ASAP General Store opens soon at the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Highway 123 in Bartlesville. Area Manager Travis Dunham says he loves the location for the new ASAP General Store that opens on Tuesday. Welcoming in the people coming in from Pawhuska as well as local reside ... read more »

Woman Arrested For Stealing Chair Faces New Felony Charge

Sep 20, 2018

A Bartlesville woman who was presented with a misdemeanor larceny charge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday returned to court on Friday for an assault with a dangerous weapon charge, a felony. According to an affidavit, an officer made contact with the victim who said his live in ... read more »

Persimmon Ridge Lawsuit Dismissed Thursday

Sep 21, 2018

A Tulsa federal judge refuses to dismiss part of a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs by an Osage county resort and hotel developer in a fight over alleged violations of the issuance of drilling permits. U.S. District Judge Terence C. Kern, in a decision this week ruled a ... read more »

Continental Gets Performing Wells

Sep 21, 2018

There's a good reason why Oklahoma City's Continental Resources continues to drill in Blaine County.  It's finding oil. Lots of it.   Continental reports two wells with each producing more than 2,500 barrels of oil a day.   Blaine county is one of the th ... read more »

Details Released on Wednesday Nights Fatal Accident

Sep 21, 2018

Bartlesville police have released the details of a Wednesday night accident that killed a Bartlesville man.  According to Captain Jay Hastings, 20 year-old Hanna Marie Howard of Bartlesville was driving a Ford Explorer westbound on Frank Phillips.  She intended to turn left onto Silverl ... read more »

Fatal Accident in Bartlesville

Sep 20, 2018

At least one person is dead as a result of a car vs. motorcycle accident Wednesday night in Bartlesville.  Captain Jay Hastings reports the accident occurred at the intersection of Frank Phillips and Silverlake.   The preliminary investigation, Hastings says, reveals that a For ... read more »