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Bartlesville Man Charged with Protective Order Violation

Jul 27, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested on a felony charge of violation of a protective order for allegedly coming into contact with a woman he was not permitted to. Matthew Head appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday after posting a $1,000 bond. According to an affidav ... read more »

Help Works Inc. Meet With Commissioners on Monday

Jul 27, 2020

Help Works Inc. is the only non profit organization in Osage County that helps adults with intellectual disabilities find employment, provide housing and assist in other ways as needed. Because the government has changed its regulations, they must become a commercial property. This is why they we ... read more »

Commissioners to View Infectious Disease Protocol

Jul 27, 2020

The Washington County Budget Board approved protocols for Washington County employees focused on infectious disease response. District One Commissioner Mitch Antle said this was a final draft of the protocol that goes beyond the boundaries of COVID-19 to include all infectious diseases. He sa ... read more »

Emergency Manager Gives Coronavirus Update

Jul 27, 2020

Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts was at Monday's commissioners meeting giving an update on the COVID-19 pandemic to let the public know how the county is faring. Roberts says he is beginning to see a slight uptick in cases.   Ten Osage County residents have now died b ... read more »

Speed Limits May Rev Up in Oklahoma

Jul 27, 2020

Maximum speed limits on sections of rural interstates and turnpikes are due for a tune-up following extensive studies by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. Recommendations on the changes are now heading to the respective boards of each agency for co ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Agenda Change Resolution

Jul 27, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners approved a resolution amending how items are put onto the agenda prior to meetings. This item was brought forward at last week’s meeting and was discussed. The commissioners sought the approval of the assistant district attorney. District three commissioner T ... read more »

Commissioners Stay Busy Monday Morning

Jul 27, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska on Monday morning to make a number of important decisions. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts informed the commissioners that the county had suffered a tenth death because of ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Donates 10,000 Masks to BPS

Jul 27, 2020

ConocoPhillips donated 10,000 disposable masks to the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. This donation supports Bartlesville Public Schools and their efforts to safely reopen schools on Thursday, Aug. 13th. Blair Ellis, the Executive Director for the BPS Foundation, has talked in recent ... read more »

Monday COVID-19 Update

Jul 27, 2020

Statewide COVID-19 numbers show an increase of 1,401 new cases in Oklahoma on Monday according to the state department of health. No new deaths are being reported in the state. The latest update to hospitalizations show 624 statewide. Locally, Washington County is reporting 40 actives cases c ... read more »

County Road 4020 Overlay Complete to Oglesby

Jul 27, 2020

Overlay work was conducted on County Road 4020 from County Road 3000 to Oglesby recently. Washington County thanks the Cherokee Nation for their help with the three mile overlay. The County said this would not be possible without them. Sheriff Scott Owen said the work is appreciated. He said ... read more »

Tribal Cemetery Maintenance Agreement Approved

Jul 27, 2020

A memorandum of agreement for tribal cemetery maintenance between the Delaware Tribe of Indians and the Washington County Board of Commissioners was discussed on Monday morning. District One Commissioner Mitch Antle said they were maintaining cemeteries three to four years ago when the mainte ... read more »

Bartlesville City Election Discussed on CITY MATTERS Program

Jul 27, 2020

July 31 is the last day local voters can register to vote in the Aug. 25 City of Bartlesville special election, when the City will hold a General Obligation Bond Election and seek an extension of the existing half-cent Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) sales tax.   Appearing on CITY ... read more »

OKM Music Announces More on the Reformatted Fall Festival

Jul 27, 2020

OKM Music has been gearing up for its 36th season as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, OKM’s Board of Directors have decided to reformat the 2020 festival to ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment while attending the concerts. ... read more »

Leave a Mark at the New KLIFE Facility Location

Jul 27, 2020

Leave a mark at the new KLIFE Building in Bartlesville. Bartlesville KLIFE invites its donors to come out to their new facility located across the way from Bartlesville High School along Hillcrest Drive on Sunday, Aug. 2nd. The event will take place from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. In the donor inv ... read more »

Delaware Man Dies in Tractor Accident

Jul 27, 2020

A Delaware man is dead following a fatality accident that  occurred just before 5pm Sunday on County Road 20  eastbound approximately  1/10 mile east of County Road 4130, approximately 2 miles north of Nowata. Robert Wilson, 73, of Delaware, was driving his tractor eastbound on ... read more »