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Sen. Lankford: Remember D-Day Anniversary Thursday

Jun 05, 2019

Ahead of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford spoke on the Senate Floor. He thanked the men who fought and sacrificed their lives to help defeat Nazi Germany during World War II. On the Floor, Sen. Lankford said, "This is the 75th Anniversary in Normand ... read more »

County Commissioners Looking at Damages, Program

Jun 05, 2019

Washington County has received some damages from the May 20th flooding that plagued the area for a week and a half. The County’s Commissioners discussed the damage this week in their regular meeting and determined the district with the most damage was District 2.They also considered tak ... read more »

New Art Exhibit Coming to Osage Nation Museum

Jun 05, 2019

An opening reception for the latest exhibit taking place at the Osage Nation Museum in Pawhuska will take place on Friday, June 21. This exhibit highlights the diversity of styles in the many artists that will be featured throughout the museum. Highlights of the display include works from Rus ... read more »

More Charges Filed in Baylor Drive Shooting

Jun 04, 2019

A Bartlesville man who was the victim in a March 28 shooting on Baylor Drive saw himself charged for his role in the incident. William Jones was arrested on a felony warrant and appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing felony charges of possessing and pointing a firearm. According ... read more »

Third Thursday Event Coming Back to Skiatook

Jun 05, 2019

The Third Thursday event in Skiatook at Central will take place once again this month on June 20 from 6 to nine in the evening. There will be food trucks, vendors and live music for those interested in attending. The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce encourages any business in the city to particip ... read more »

One Dead After Nowata County Accident

Jun 05, 2019

A two car fatality collision occurred on Highway-60 between Bartlesville and Nowata Tuesday. Nowata County Undersheriff Jason McClain was directing traffic with other emergency personnel at the scene since US-60 was closed for several hours. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released informatio ... read more »

House Passes American Dream and Promise Act

Jun 05, 2019

The House voted on House Resolution 6 Tuesday afternoon. This is the American Dream and Promise Act. Representative Kevin Hern was not present for the vote because he traveled back to Oklahoma to join Vice President Mike Pence touring flood damage. Hern said he does not want to make a habit o ... read more »

City to Renovate Veterans Park with CDBG Funds

Jun 04, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council approved its new Community Development Block Grant project at Monday’s meeting. This year’s project will cover renovations and additions to the Veterans Park on Virginia Avenue. The City of Bartlesville has taken part in CDBG program for the last 18 y ... read more »

Ben Johnson Cowboy Museum Set to Open Next Week

Jun 04, 2019

The Ben Johnson Cowboy Museum has been a work in progress for more than four years and it is finally set to open next Wednesday in Pawhuska. It is something Cody and Lauren Garnett have been working extremely hard on.   Garnett said he realized Osage County needed to recognize Johnso ... read more »

Man Killed in Police Involved Shooting Identified

Jun 03, 2019

Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings said 35-year-old Oologah resident Thomas Goodeyes Gay died Saturday, June 1st at approximately 8:00 pm after being shot by Bartlesville Police. The incident occurred that evening after BPD responded to a home in the 1300 block of SE Madison in Bartlesv ... read more »

Bartlesville Recycling Survey

Jun 04, 2019

Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland is completely supportive of recycling and wants to know what you think too. There is a Survey onl CityofBartesville.org asking people what is your opinion on recycling? Do you recycle? Are the times for recycling bins optimal? What is recycling worth to you? ... read more »

Local Delegation Talks Budget, 2019 Legislate Session

Jun 04, 2019

The area's three-person delegation wrapped a bow on the 2019 legislative session Tuesday afternoon. Senator Julie Daniels, and Representatives Judd Strom and Darrel Fincher spoke at a forum put on by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce. Sen. Daniels said the $8.3 billion dollar budget th ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Luncheon Changing Locations

Jun 04, 2019

There has been a change in location for the monthly Skiatook Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The event, which will be held next Wednesday, will be at the Osage Casino in Skiatook in the Tallgrass and Bluestem Rooms. Doors open at 11:30 and lunch will be served at 11:45. Guest Speaker, Chief Sta ... read more »

Watt is State Runner-Up for Oklahoma Youth of the Year

Jun 04, 2019

The Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville’s 2018 Youth of the Year makes noise at the State level! Selected among many outstanding youth, Wiatt Watt from Bartlesville has been named the Runner-Up for the Oklahoma Youth of the Year by Boys and Girls Clubs of America. A member of the Boys a ... read more »

US House Approves Disaster Aid Package Amendment

Jun 04, 2019

U.S. Representative for Oklahoma Kevin Hern praises the passage of a disaster aid package. The U.S. House this week passed the Senate Amendment to House Resolution 2157. This is the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019. This allocates $19.1 billion in assistance for several natural disaste ... read more »