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Accident South of Bartlesville

May 23, 2018

An accident has been reported on Highway 75 South of Bartlesville and Road 2900.  The southbound lanes are affected.   ... read more »

Man Arrested After Drunkenly Pushing Child in Stroller

May 23, 2018

A man reportedly pushing a child in stroller while drunk was arrested after a dispute with police. Isaiah Key stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing charges of intoxication, child endangerment and resisting an officer. According to an affidavit, a neighbor ... read more »

Free Fishing Days To Return This Summer

May 23, 2018

Free Fishing Days will be back in Oklahoma this summer.   Anyone can fish for free June 2-3, in Oklahoma. On that weekend, a state fishing license will not be required for any resident or nonresident angler to fish.   Although state fishing licenses and the Oklahoma City ... read more »

Inhofe Pushes WRDA Bill Through Committee

May 22, 2018

Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Senator Jim Inhofe praised the committee’s unanimous passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 and announced provisions in the legislation that will directly benefit Okla ... read more »

Semi Driver Injured in Osage County Accident

May 22, 2018

Defective tires caused a Tuesday afternoon accident on U. S. 60 at County Road 3060, about eleven miles west of Bartlesville in Osage County.     According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, 56 year-old Keith Schonherr of Nowata was eastbound on 60 and blew the front pas ... read more »

Accident In Osage County

May 22, 2018

A listener has reported an accident in Osage County.  According to the report, a vehicle has rolled off of the hill on Highway 60, just East of Pawhuska. At this time, please avoid the area if possible. We will have more information as it becomes available.  ... read more »

Legislators Differ on Marijuana Proposal

May 22, 2018

Bartlesville's state legislators -- Senator Julie Daniels, and State Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap presented their wrap-up forum Tuesday at the community center.   Moderator, H. J. Reed fired questions ranging from their support of the tax increase that pays for in ... read more »

Bartlesville Hosts Education Forum

May 22, 2018

Candidates from House District’s 10 and 11 gathered at the Bartlesville High School Fine Arts Center for a forum on public education. Martin Garber, Darrel Fincher, Judd Strom, Kevin Stacy, Michael McFarland and Travis Dunlap shared their opinions and beliefs on a hot button issue in th ... read more »

Tri County Tech Holds Open House Lunch

May 22, 2018

Tri County Tech held their “Let's Taco 'Bout Your Future” event Tuesday afternoon, where guests were treated to a free taco and were able to take a tour of the campus.   Tasha Wyatt says that the open house was an easy and clever opportunity to speak with people w ... read more »

Man Accused of Making Indecent Proposals to Minor

May 22, 2018

An Owasso man accused of sending inappropriate Snapchat messages to a 15-year-old girl appeared in court on Tuesday. Ronald Lee Tiefenauer made an appearance in front of a judge at the Washington County courthouse facing a charge of making lewd proposals to minors for an incident that occurred ea ... read more »

Waste-water Work Starts In Bartlesville

May 22, 2018

Work began today as the Waste-water Maintenance Department will be making sewer line repairs on Evergreen Drive between Oakdale Drive & Quail Drive. Both lanes of traffic will be closed during the day from 7-to-4.   Lanes will be re-opened to thru traffic after 4 o'clock each ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority Meets

May 22, 2018

The Dewey Public Works Authority met on Monday evening after the Dewey CIty Council.  There were no notable items the authority needed to take action on, but it was noted in the Staff Comments portion that the baseball fields at Don Tyler Park are completed. The previous meetings min ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meets

May 21, 2018

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening for their bi-monthly meeting, where the first major item of business had no action taken.   A request of zoning change was set on the agenda, but after a short public hearing, it was determined that a re-submission of different paperwork w ... read more »

City Council Receives Bond Bids

May 21, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council received bids for general obligation bonds at Monday evening meeting at city hall. Firstly, the council received four bids for series 2018A bonds in the sum of $9.725 million. On the ten-year term bond the low bidder was BOK Financial in Dallas. The bid had an in ... read more »

Initiative Petition Will Affect School Funding

May 21, 2018

Bartlesville School District's Financial Officer, David Boggs told the the school board Monday night that next school year could be what he called a "wild ride" financially.  He says a lot depends on whether an initiative petition from the group Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite that wo ... read more »