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Semi Concerns Revisited, Resolution Approved

Aug 24, 2020

A week after the Washington County Commissioners addressed their concerns about semi-trucks and trailers driving on the County's roadways, a resolution was passed and more discussion was held. The resolution that was approved by the Commissioners was for the ordering of a certain weight l ... read more »

Osage County Roads Discussed During Meeting

Aug 24, 2020

District one in Osage County is double the size of districts two and three combined. Because of this, district one commissioner Randall Jones has more roads to care for. With the current formula in place, Jones' district gets more money to care for roads. This is something district two commis ... read more »

Tips, Reminders for Aug. 25th Elections

Aug 24, 2020

Fifty counties will have elections on Tuesday, August 25th. Several counties will also have local or county elections on the ballot. The State Election Board offers these tips and reminders for Oklahoma voters before they head to the polls. BE PREPARED Not every voter will have an electio ... read more »

Commissioners Get Updates From Across the County

Aug 24, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning where they heard from a number of people across the county, including Kelli Rader with the Osage County Health Department, Kelly Bland with the Osage County Tourism Board and Brandon ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff Talks Security

Aug 24, 2020

Nowata County Sheriff Jason McClain spoke at this morning’s county commissioners meeting. McClain talked about the need for the Sheriff’s Office front door to be secured instead of being open to the public for entry. McClain says this will help will help with concerns about security a ... read more »

County Reimbursed for Replacement of Road

Aug 24, 2020

A Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) emergency relief claim for County Road 3000 was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. Bruce Martin, the Division 8 County Bridge Coordinator for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation said this claim is for flood damage C ... read more »

Mary Martha Outreach to Hold Clothes Drive-Thru

Aug 24, 2020

Catholic Charities Mary Martha Outreach in Bartlesville has clothing ready for back to school and will hold a drive-thru event this week. Distribution will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 26th from noon to 2:00 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 27th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Mary Martha Outreach reiterated th ... read more »

Monday COVID-19 Update

Aug 24, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 357 new COVID-19 cases on Monday according to the latest situation update. Four new deaths are being listed by the OSDH including one in both Tulsa County and Rogers County. Washington County is listing 80 active cases. Osage County is repo ... read more »

Hospital Receives Lifeline NSTEMI Gold Quality Award

Aug 24, 2020

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips has received the Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer heart attacks. The American Heart Association&rs ... read more »

Sheriff Owen to Hold Watch Party for Runoff

Aug 24, 2020

As the results from the Runoff Primary Election come in on Tuesday night, Scott Owen, the incumbent for Washington County Sheriff, will be at Gizzy's Heritage Theater – Restaurant & Pub in Dewey where a watch party will be held. The restaurant will be open with a limited menu. A ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Makes Last Push for G.O. Bond and CIP Tax Extension on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Aug 24, 2020

The City of Bartlesville special election to decide a proposed 2020 General Obligation Bond and extension of the half-cent Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) sales tax is officially is Tuesday, August 25.   City Manager Mike Bailey, City Engineering and Water Utilities Director& ... read more »

Family Promise's Tour de B'ville Announces a Change of Course for 2020

Aug 24, 2020

Tour de B'ville, the major annual fundraising bike tour of Bartlesville for Family Promise of Washington County, will be modified this year due to COVID-19 concerns.   Ashley Sikes, Executive Director, joined us on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to announce the changes.   ... read more »