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Accident on US 75 North of Bartlesville

Jul 14, 2020

An accident just before 7 a.m. Tuesday involving a semi and a pickup on U.S. 75 is impacted trafiic in all northbound and southbound lanes. No report of injuries so far. This story will be updated.  ... read more »

New Member Sworn in at Pawhuska Board Meeting

Jul 13, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the administration building Monday evening and a new board member in Jean Ann Simmons was sworn in. Simmons takes over for Patricia Counts.   A majority of the meeting was spent discussing on how to safely send the st ... read more »

Safety Guidelines Remain the Same as Cavalcade Begins

Jul 13, 2020

There are currently 34 active COVID-19 cases across Osage County as the 2020 Cavalcade started on Monday at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska. Each week, the Board of Osage County Commissioners discuss if any changes should be made for public admittance to county-owned properties such as the fairground ... read more »

Nowata County Liquidates Investment Funds

Jul 13, 2020

Nowata County treasurer Lynn Wesson brought forward a resolution for the liquidation of a county investment at Monday morning’s meeting. The resolution will put the $250,000 investment into the county’s operational budget. Wesson explains the resolution. The commissioners would ap ... read more »

Oologah Accident the Result of Fallen Tree

Jul 13, 2020

Severe thunderstorms covered eastern Oklahoma on Saturday evening. The effects of this caused a serious accident in Oologah. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting that vehicle hit a fallen tree at County Road 430 around 10:30 p.m. A 2013 Ford Explorer with two passengers was traveling east ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested in Alleged Stabbing Incident

Jul 13, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested over the weekend in conjunction with an alleged stabbing. Tevin Jones appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, domestic abuse and threatening to perform an act of violence. Court docum ... read more »

Bartlesville Superintendent Gives Back to School Update

Jul 13, 2020

  Area school districts are looking at what way is safest to return to learning once school resumes this fall. Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley says four different, “return to school committees,” consisting of teachers, parents and administrators have spoke with lea ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Deed Giving Property to City of Pawhuska

Jul 13, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska on Monday where several important items were discussed.   Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts advised the commissioners that it would be best to continue with the current procedur ... read more »

Cow Causes Traffic Accident Near Barnsdall

Jul 13, 2020

A cow in the road caused a severe traffic accident near Barnsdall on Sunday evening. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting that two miles north of Barnsdall on Highway 123 a vehicle struck a cow standing in the roadway. The first vehicle, a 2010 Dodge Charger struck the cow in the middle o ... read more »

Monday COVID-19 Update

Jul 13, 2020

510 new COVID-19 cases are being reported across the state on Monday according to the latest situation update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Two new deaths are being reported statewide, none of them locally. Washington County is reported to have 26 active cases on Monday. Osag ... read more »

Nowata Jail Receives Donated Beds from Tulsa County

Jul 13, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners accepted a donation of 16 bunk beds from the Tulsa County Sheriff’s office. These beds will be used in the Nowata County Jail. This continues a trend of improvements at the jail ever since a leak forced the jail to be vacated in the spring of 2019. Sheri ... read more »

Washington County Commissioner Approve Items

Jul 13, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners met for its regularly scheduled meeting in downtown Bartlesville. The commissioners approved and passed all items, including a donation to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office from the Harper Family for the Sherriff’s Grant-Capital Outlay Acco ... read more »

Structure Fire in Caney Under Investigation

Jul 13, 2020

The Caney Police Department is investigating a house fire that occured Saturday evening. Officers arrived at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Hooker Street to ensure no one was inside the structure.   Caney Fire Department units arrived shortly afterward and extingushed the fire ... read more »

State Senator Julie Daniels Talks SCOTUS Decision Regarding Oklahoma Cases on Indian Land

Jul 13, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that about half of the land in Oklahoma is within a Native American reservation, a decision that will have major consequences for both past and future criminal and civil cases.   Oklahoma State State Senator Julie Daniels is asking a lot of quest ... read more »

Structure Fire Knocked Out in Dewey on Sunday

Jul 12, 2020

A structure fire in the 500 Block of South Moore Avenue in Dewey was extinguished and the area cleared in under two hours on Sunday morning.  According to Dewey Fire Chief Jacob Cox, Dewey Fire responded to the reported structure fire at approximately 6:37 on Sunday morning. He said the ... read more »