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Dewey Fire, Other Agencies Finish EMR Training, Tests

Oct 03, 2019

On Wednesday, the Dewey Fire Department and several emergency agencies across Washington County took the National Registry Practical Skills Test. That test marked the end of the Emergency Medical Responder Class that Dewey Fire had hosted for two months. Dewey Fire Chief Chad Schueler said th ... read more »

Lighthouse Outreach Center Holds Lunch, Tour

Oct 03, 2019

The Lighthouse Outreach Center in Bartlesville held their “I Had No Idea Lunch and Tour” on Thursday. Linda Radaker, the Lighthouse's Director of Development, said they put on this lunch and tour every six week so the community can learn more about the Lighthouse, what the she ... read more »

County Health Department to Put on Walk-In Flu Clinic

Oct 03, 2019

The Washington County Health Department has announced a walk-in flu clinic on Friday, October 11th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The WCHD is located at 5121 Jacquelyn Ln. in Bartlesville. The clinic is closed 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. This year flu vaccinations will be provided at “NO OUT ... read more »

Homecoming Week, Interviews Continue for Dewey High

Oct 03, 2019

It’s homecoming week at Dewey High School and interviews with homecoming royalty air on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 throughout the week of Monday, Sept. 30th through Friday, Oct. 4th. Today is “Bulldoggers Stand the Test of Time / Decades Day” at Dewey High School. Homecoming r ... read more »

Arvest Bank to Give $18,000 to Oklahoma Teachers

Oct 02, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Arvest Bank will honor teachers throughout the state of Oklahoma by awarding 36 educators with a total of $18,000 in prize money. The decision to award 36 $500 gifts to individual teachers from a pool of 30 counties in Oklahoma was made out of respect and appr ... read more »

FEMA Continuing to Help Osage County Residents

Oct 02, 2019

Individuals affected by the spring floods in Osage County have been getting aid from FEMA for quite sometime now. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says it is those who are needing help with infrastructure are getting much needed help now.   Roberts says the entire county ... read more »

New Fire Truck Put in Use

Oct 02, 2019

A new Bartlesville Fire Department pumper truck was put into action last week. A traditional ceremony was held at station No. 3 on Madison Boulevard. The truck was funded thanks to the voter approved 2018 general obligation bond. The cost of the truck and equipment to outfit it was $589,000. ... read more »

County Looks to Establish Annual Review of Two Policies

Oct 02, 2019

District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle for Washington County says he is in the process of establishing an annual review of two of the County's policies. In their regularly scheduled meeting this week, Commissioner Antle told all in attendance that he thinks the annual review of the Personnel ... read more »

Emergency Management Making Minor Renovations

Oct 02, 2019

Three facilities utilized by the Washington County Emergency Management team have undergone minor renovations. Executive Director Kary Cox said the projects started two months ago. He said the renovations are still ongoing. The renovations started with a more significant project at the Em ... read more »

History Museum Gears Up for Next Movie Monday

Oct 02, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show the 1954 British movie titled “The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp” during its next "Movie Monday." BAHM Coordinator Jo Crabtree said an angel name Diane Cilento in the movie finds that she needs money to fulfill her mission on Ea ... read more »

Rescue Ride Visits Lighthouse Outreach Center

Oct 01, 2019

Rescue Ride visited the Lighthouse Outreach Center located at 1411 W Hensley Blvd in Bartlesville on Tuesday for lunch. Linda Radaker, the Lighthouse's Director of Development, said Organizer Brandan Thomas was putting on the historic ride across America to raise awareness about homelessn ... read more »

More Dewey Homecoming Interviews Air on KWON

Oct 02, 2019

It’s homecoming week at Dewey High School and interviews with homecoming royalty air on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 throughout the week of Monday, Sept. 30th through Friday, Oct. 4th. Today is “Our Roots Run Deep Day / Western Day” at Dewey High School. Homecoming royalty inter ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Ready for Cops and Rodders Showcase

Oct 02, 2019

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is making final preparations for their 5th Annual Cops and Rodders fundraising event. Sheriff Scott Owen said it all started with former Sheriff Rick Silver and former Undersheriff Steve Johnson. He said they did an excellent job for the Sheriff' ... read more »

Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Shares Company's Story at Chamber Forum

Oct 01, 2019

The Chairman and CEO of Phillips 66 was warmly welcomed Tuesday at the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Forum at the Bartlesville Community Center. Greg Garland was more than happy to share the very positive performance metrics of the company that was founded here in Bartlesville to a highly ... read more »

Women Not Permitted to be Topless in Bartlesville

Oct 01, 2019

Plenty of controversy has arisen in Oklahoma surrounding a federal court ruling in Colorado that states women can go topless in public. On Monday, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter stated that the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Colorado does not immediately invalidate loca ... read more »