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Another Person Running for Oklahoma Governor

Oct 19, 2021

Another name has been put in the hat, as the list continues to grow for those running to be Oklahoma's Governor in 2022. Dr. Ervin Yen, a former Republican State Senator, has switched his party affiliation to Independent and says the Republican party doesn't signify what he believes in, a ... read more »

Results From Women's Ranch Rodeo Are In

Oct 19, 2021

Final results from the Women's Ranch Rodeo Association held in Pawhuska are in and Michelle Dyer took home both the Top Horse and Top Hand Award. Pam McCleskey was the Tough Hand Award winner.   The end of the year winner was Cactus Flowers, followed by Push Hard Cattle Co. in se ... read more »

UPDATE: Deal Between Firefighters Union and City of Bartlesville Pending

Oct 19, 2021

There may be a contract deal soon between the IAFF, the union representing firefighters,  and the City of Bartlesville pending.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland announced that the members of the IAFF voted to approve the deal on Monday. Accor ... read more »

2021 Operation Clean House a Success, to Return in 2023

Oct 19, 2021

Operation Clean House (OCH) has served as an environmentally-friendly beacon in Washington County for 32 years, and 2021 was no different. Operation Clean House was held on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Liz Campbell, the Lead Director of OCH, says they collected a ton of ... read more »

Woman Allegedly Threatens Man with Knife

Oct 19, 2021

A Bartlesville woman picked up two felony charges during the course of an alleged domestic incident. Leslie Thornbury was charged domestic abuse with a dangerous weapon and threatening an act of violence. Both felony charges were brought forward during an arraignment on Monday. According to a ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged in Hit and Run Incident

Oct 19, 2021

A Bartlesville man was arrested and charged in conjunction with a hit-and-run incident that occurred last week near Rice Creek Road. Victor Zuniga was charged with leaving the scene of an accident during a court appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. According to an affidav ... read more »

Martha’s Task to Hold Holiday Open House Nov. 10-12

Oct 19, 2021

A bountiful harvest of gifts and goodies will abound at Martha’s Task Open House, which ushers in the season of giving with three days of festive day of shopping, visiting with friends old and new and enjoying holiday treats. This year’s event will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. W ... read more »

Former Coffeyville Tourism Director Under Scrutiny

Oct 19, 2021

The former Tourism Director for Coffeyville has found himself under fire after an internet story broke alleging that he attempted to lure a 15-year-old girl to his hotel room while at a state tourism convention in Liberal this weekend. The video, which appeared on the Facebook page of MotorCi ... read more »

The Journey Home to Dedicate Stumpff Chapel of Grace

Oct 19, 2021

The Journey Home will host a dedication of a new chapel. The Stumpff Chapel of Grace will be dedicated on Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at The Journey Home. The hospice house is located at 900 NE Washington Blvd, in Dewey. Members of the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce gat ... read more »

Health Officials Say It Is OK to Take Flu and COVID Vaccines at Once

Oct 19, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is encouraging all Oklahomans to get their flu shot this season, as the CDC states that COVID-19 vaccines can be given regardless of the timing of other vaccines. A lag time of two weeks had previously been suggested when taking the COVID-19 vaccine and con ... read more »

Washington Co. Looks for Potential Energy Savings

Oct 19, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners hear a preliminary energy analysis report from Public Service Company of Oklahoma to find was to save on energy. Commissioner Mitch Antle says the report revolved around the Washington County Jail, the County Judicial Building and the County Administration ... read more »

2021 Hudson Lake Duck Blind Drawings Set for Friday

Oct 19, 2021

Drawings for 10 duck blind areas at Hudson Lake will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22. The drawings will be held at the boat ramp. The fee is $10 if drawn. Any leftover blinds can be purchased at City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Avenue on a first come, first served basis. Each duck ... read more »

Wash. Co. Health Dept. Extends Hours Oct. 25 to Nov. 5

Oct 19, 2021

The goal of the Washington County Health Department is to continually meet the community where they are. In order to achieve this, they are changing their hours for the weeks of October 25th through November 5th as a way to provide their services to the community outside of normal business hours. ... read more »

Sales Tax Collections Through the Roof in Dewey

Oct 18, 2021

The City of Dewey continues to trend in the right direction when it comes to sales tax collections. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease says they have received $94,518 in sales tax for the month. He says they collected $16,708 in use tax. According to Trease, the City of Dewey saw a 17.9-perc ... read more »

Council Declares Five Properties as Commercial Highway

Oct 18, 2021

The Dewey City Council annexes more property from Washington County into the corporate city limits of Dewey. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease says the two acres just southeast of Pump'n Pete's is the property that was annexed. He says the owners brought four neighboring properties to t ... read more »