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Labor Commissioner Houston Addresses Arvest Forum

Sep 30, 2016

Oklahoma Labor Commissioner, Melissa Houston spoke with Washington County residents as part of the Arvest Friday Financial Forum.  Houston has been on the job for less than a year.  Governor Mary Fallin appointed her to the job after former commissioner, Mark Costello was killed at an O ... read more »

Washington County Health Department Flu Shots

Sep 30, 2016

The Washington County Health Department has announced its seasonal influenza vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. Clinics will begin October 3, 2016. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and Washington County Health Department  recommend flu vaccination ever ... read more »

OkWU Pulls Out of NAIA Tournament

Sep 30, 2016

The national debate over transgender bathrooms has prompted Bartlesville's Oklahoma Wesleyan University to pull out of this year's NAIA cross country championship. The meet was moved out of North Carolina in response to the state's law that bans businesses and schools from allowin ... read more »

Shelby Pleads Not-Guilty

Sep 30, 2016

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of an Oklahoma police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.      Tulsa officer Betty Shelby did not say anything at her first court appearance Friday, other than acknowled ... read more »

National Indian Taco Championship This Saturday

Sep 29, 2016

It's Taco Time, prepare yourself for the Award-winning 12th annual National Indian Taco Championship this Saturday. The popular event features freshly cooked Indian tacos, interesting vendors and traders, competitions, music, American Indian dancing, and a variety of entertainment.   ... read more »

Vehicle Accident HWY 75 and Adams Rd.

Sep 29, 2016

A two vehicle collision occurred along HWY 75 at the intersection of Adams Rd in a North Bound Lane at approximately 3:20 Thursday Afternoon. Emergency Crews are on scene, however expect delays.     ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

Sep 29, 2016

Friday, October 14, will be the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016, General Election, Osage County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner stated in a press release.   All persons who are United States citizens, residents o ... read more »

Silver Lake Project Underway

Sep 29, 2016

You may have seen construction crews moving dirt at the new site of the Silver Lake Village located at the intersection of Silver Lake and Adams Blvd.  Phase one of the project has gotten started.  During a previous City Matters Program on KWON, Bartlesville Development Authority Presid ... read more »

Free Leaf Collection Dates Announced

Sep 29, 2016

The City of Bartlesville will be offering the free leaf collection for residents the week of November 14-18 and again the week of December 19-23.  During these times, residents should place their leaves at the curb in bags on their normal collection day.  Public Works Director Keith Hen ... read more »

Barcus Faces Another Drug Charge

Sep 29, 2016

A Bartleville man who is in the Washington County Jail on pending charges has a new charge filed by the Washington County District Attorney's Office.  Skyler Dean Ray Barcus is charged with possession of methamphetamine. Back on August 13th, Bartlesville police conducted a traffic s ... read more »

City Projects Underway

Sep 28, 2016

You may have noticed some projects that are underway in the Bartlesville area.  One of the projects include an overlay project on 14th Street between Cherokee and Armstrong.  CFO of the City of Bartlesville, Mike Bailey, talked about the project. Other city projects includ ... read more »

Hunting Season To Begin Soon

Sep 29, 2016

Some major archery hunting seasons will open Saturday, Oct. 1, in Oklahoma. The public archery seasons for deer, elk, bear, fall turkey and pronghorn antelope are set to begin 30 minutes before official sunrise that day. Seasons on public lands may vary from statewide season dates, and all elk hu ... read more »

BartNet To Place Equipment In Ramona

Sep 29, 2016

The Ramona Public Works Authority and BartNet IP, LLC, have reached an agreement to allow BartNet to place facilities on the Ramona Water Tower. This will provide BartNet with the ability to provide wireless internet service to residents and businesses of Ramona and the surrounding areas. Mar ... read more »

Tulsa Man Arrested For Trafficking Meth

Sep 28, 2016

A Tulsa man is in the Washington County jail after he allegedly was trafficking in illegal drugs.  24-year old Dustin Lee Giddens is charged with trafficking in meth, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of paraphernalia, and driving left of center.  Dew ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Attempt Robbery

Sep 28, 2016

A $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly pulled a knife to several people.  28-year old Cody Lea Donnell is charged with attempted robbery with a weapon and obstructing an officer.  Bartlesville police were called to the 1400 block of South Maple Avenue where a ... read more »