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Burn Ban Temporarily Lifted

Feb 23, 2018

The burn ban placed over Washington County has been lifted by Lt. Governor Todd Lamb, as he modified the 52-county ban. The modified ban now covers just 16 western Oklahoma counties after rains brought some relief.   An ongoing analysis of conditions is conducted by Oklahoma Forestry ... read more »

United Way Looking For Award Nominations

Feb 23, 2018

The Bartlesville United Way is looking for nominations for their Spirit Award.   The Spirit Award recognizes both commitment and leadership, and must demonstrate the spirit of service to the community of Bartlesville by giving, volunteering, or being a champion for an organization. T ... read more »

Bartlesville Students Walk Out In Protest

Feb 23, 2018

About 330 of Bartlesville High School's 1600 students gathered Friday morning on Lyon Field for 22 minutes to protest the $22 million in cuts to Oklahoma Public Schools passed by the legislature.    As the students walked on to the field from the school, they heard a ... read more »

Weather Continues to Cancel and Postpone events

Feb 20, 2018

Weather continues to disrupt local activities.  Stay tuned as the forecast still predicts precipitation and fluctuating temperatures. Listen to your local radio stations for the latest updates: KWON 1400/93.3 - KYFM 100.1 - KPGM 1500/99.1 - KRIG 104.9. You can check all the closings by c ... read more »

School District Responds To Student Walkout

Feb 22, 2018

Some students at Bartlesville High School have indicated they intend to leave their classes for 22 minutes at 8:30 on Friday morning to protest the $22 million in cuts to Oklahoma public schools passed by the legislature.   Bartlesville Public School district released a statement on ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Steals Cousin's Game Console

Feb 22, 2018

A man who stole a gaming console from his cousin found himself behind bars. Jayden Preutt stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of possession of stolen property for an incident that occurred earlier this week. According to an affidavit, Pruett’s cousin ... read more »

Police Make Stolen Vehicle Arrest Downtown Bartlesville

Feb 22, 2018

A Bartlesville man is in jail charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.     According to police Captain Jay Hastings, police stopped a car in downtown Bartlesville near the intersection of Johnstone and Frank Phillips just afte 10 o'clock Wednesday morning.. &nb ... read more »

Central Classic 5K To Be Run This Weekend

Feb 22, 2018

The 4th annual Central Classic 5K race will be at Central Middle School Saturday morning, with a one mile fun run beginning immediately after the 5K begins.   The race will support continued improvements to the building. Previous racers have helped the school completely upgrade the a ... read more »

OkWU Suit Dismissed

Feb 22, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has agreed to a dismissal of its federal lawsuit against the Office for Civil Rights for the U.S. Department of Education. The action comes after the government validated the university’s legal position and withdrew the Title IX mandate on campus sexual assault ... read more »

Gauging Interest in a Teacher Walkout

Feb 22, 2018

Oklahoma educators frustrated with low pay and another round of proposed cuts to public schools are mulling an organized walkout to get lawmakers' attention.   Momentum was spurred this week when hundreds of residents packed a school board meeting in Bartlesville. Administrators ... read more »

Washington County Checks Roads Early

Feb 22, 2018

Washington County Commissioners planned to be out treating roadways early Thursday morning.  District One County Commissioner, Mitch Antle was out at 3 in the morning driving the roads.   The county had planned to be out early treating bridges but Antle says it didn't appear ... read more »

Chamber Presents its 2018 Women in Business Awards

Feb 21, 2018

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated women Tuesday night at Hillcrest Country Club.     ConocoPhillips retiree Betsy Geibel won the "Behind the Scenes Award".  It recognizes someoneo who works behinbd the scenes and is a driving force behi ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Feb 21, 2018

A call from a concerned neighbor led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man after a domestic incident. Matt Hamilton stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a charge of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor for an incident that earlier this week. Accordin ... read more »

Seat Belt Laws To Be Enforced

Feb 21, 2018

The Bartlesville Police Department will participate in a special seat-belt enforcement program starting Monday. The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office and the OK SAFE program are hosting a two-week seat-belt enforcement campaign that focuses on teen drivers and their occupants. Bartlesville Polic ... read more »

Two Tall Okies To Host Spring Automotive Swap Meet

Feb 21, 2018

The Dewey Automotive Swap Meet will be making another appearance on March 10. Located on Don Tyler Avenue, the swap meet will feature automotive items, antique stores to walk through on Main Street, restaurants and a new flea-market and antique section. Travis Miller from Two Tall Okie Si ... read more »