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Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting on the Quiet Side

Mar 02, 2015

The first regular scheduled March meeting was a quiet one for the Washington County Board of Commissioners. Items of note were letters to the members of the Washington County Board of Adjustment Appointments. Commissioner Mike Dunlap said it's the thing to do.   The Commissioners ... read more »

OK Mozart Live Auction Prizes are Amazing

Mar 02, 2015

The 2015 Men's Division NCAA Basketball Tournament, otherwise known as March Madness, begins on March 17th, St. Patrick's Day this year. OK Mozart is getting a jump on the Tournament with their own version of March Madness on Saturday, March 14th. Marketing Director Linda Keller says this ... read more »

Commissioners Review County's Bridge Plan

Mar 02, 2015

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning tabled on how help out the Sheriff's Office financial problems.  Sheriff James Hallett was unable to attend the meeting so the item was tabled.  In other action, the commissioners approved to go out for concrete bids for Bud Frost& ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council To Meet Monday Night

Mar 01, 2015

Three professional service contracts dealing with the Water Treatment Plant are on top of Monday's Bartlesville City Council meeting.  According to the agenda, the city council will take action on a contract with Brown Engineers, LLC for engineering designs to conduct an Arc Flash Analys ... read more »

Area Churches Cancel Sunday Services

Feb 28, 2015

Due to the winter storm, many area churches have canceled Sunday worship services.  Stay tuned to KWON 1400 AM and 93.3 FM, KYFM 100.1 FM, and KRIG 104.9 FM to hear the latest weather cancelations or click here. ... read more »

Nowata County Livestock Results

Feb 28, 2015

Here are the results from the 2015 Nowata County Junior Livestock Show.  Jacie Hill of Oklahoma Union FFA is the Steer Grand Champion and Ty Taylor from Oklahoma Union FFA is the Steer Reserve Champion.  In the Sheep Division, Morgan Kitterman is the Grand Champion and Reserve Champion ... read more »

Native American Adoption Rules Revised

Feb 28, 2015

Cherokee Nation leaders are lauding a guideline revision that could have impacted a bitter custody case in 2013.      The BIA's new guidelines prioritize early intervention - with services designed to prevent Native children from being removed from their homes. & ... read more »

Osage Sovereignty Celebration Set

Feb 28, 2015

Tribal members are preparing for the Osage Nation's Sovereignty Day, which is celebrated annually on March 11th to recognize the ratification of the Constitution of the Osage Nation.      The celebration begins March 11 with a gathering of Osage Nation leadership at t ... read more »

Cold Beer Sales Proposed

Feb 28, 2015

A Senate panel has passed a measure that would allow liquor stores to sell refrigerated, high-point beer.      The Tulsa World reports Senate Bill 383 by Senator Stephanie Bice, an Oklahoma City Republican, advanced from the Senate Business and Commerce Committee by a vot ... read more »

Operation Slick Roads in Effect in Bartlesville

Feb 27, 2015

Roads across Washington, Nowata and Osage Counties are becoming icy and slick. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for the area until midnight. A four-vehicle accident on Highway 75 caused traffic slowdowns from 3 P.M. until 5 P.M. Bartlesville Police are dealing with a number of accidents and ha ... read more »

Vehicle Accidents Stop Traffic on US75

Feb 27, 2015

Just after 3:00pm Washington County Emergency Management and Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported they are actively working a multiple vehicle collision in vicinity of 3000 Rd and US 75, Ochelata. Drivers are asked to avoid US75 in both directions until the accident is cleared. As of 5:00pm, US75 was ... read more »

New Developments In Adair's Murder Case

Feb 27, 2015

There are some developments in the murder case of Steven Lee Adair.  On Friday, Washington County District Attorney Kevin Buchanan filed a bill of particulars meaning the state is seeking the death penalty in the death of Adair's wife, 41-year old Crystal Sue Adair.  Back in Septemb ... read more »

Ongoing Drought Causes Boat Ramp Closures at Skiatook Lake

Feb 27, 2015

Oklahoma's ongoing drought has caused the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to close two boat ramps on the west side of Skiatook Lake in Osage County. Media Specialist Sarah Goodeyon said that the Lake is still open to the public. Goodeyon said depending on the amount of precipitation during th ... read more »

Osage County 4-H Host Junior Livestock Show

Feb 27, 2015

Next week from March 3rd to March 6th the Osage County 4-H and OSU Extension will be hosting the Osage County Junior Livestock Show. Tuesday afternoon, weigh-ins will begin for sheep, goats and hogs from 1 until 7pm. Wednesday the Shows begin, with the Gilt Show and Barrow Show beginnin ... read more »

Winter in Green Country with a Vengeance

Feb 27, 2015

The weekend forecast is calling for cold temperatures and precipitation in many forms on into Sunday. Things will warm up a bit on Sunday but the precipitation will continue according to Ed Calianese: Current weather patterns show that the Green Country will experience winter like conditions ... read more »