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Nowata Commissioners Address Problem Trees

Sep 03, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioner held a brief meeting on Tuesday morning. District three commissioner Troy Friddle brought an item forward regarding some problem trees that could potentially cause damage to the United Methodist Church. At this time, they have not caused any damage. Crews will be se ... read more »

Board to Discuss ACT Assessment, Policy Revisions

Sep 02, 2019

The Dewey Board of Education may approve 10 new and revised Dewey Public School policies in their next meeting. Action on approving the Estimate of Needs for Fiscal Year 2020 will be discussed later in the meeting. The Board will look to terminate the contract with Laurel Guild for Certified ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent McCauley Recently Spotlighted by AASA in its Nationwide Campaign

Sep 01, 2019

  Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent McCauley was recently spotlighted by AASA in its nationwide #LeadersMatter campaign.    The #LeadersMatter campaign showcases school districts where the exemplary leadership of the superintendent has resulted in meaningful, m ... read more »

First Annual Midwest Regional Cricket Tournament in Bartlesville

Aug 30, 2019

    The weather was nearly perfect Friday evening for the opening ceremonies for the 1st Annual Midwest Regional Cricket Tournament benefiting the Washington County SPCA's new building fund.    Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell was a part of the opening ceremonies ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council to Meet After Labor Day

Sep 01, 2019

Councilman Trevor Dorsey will present a bid for a Sooner Park Pavilion when the Bartlesville City Council gets together after the holiday weekend. A proposal from Jon Lindblom of Safari Smile for the instillation of an 18-hole disc golf course on property owned by the City of Bartlesville wil ... read more »

Fiscal Year Budget Amendments to be Discussed

Aug 31, 2019

Amendments to City of Dewey’s 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Budget may be made when the Dewey City Council next convenes. Miscellaneous revenue and ad valorem collections may be included to cause an increase in revenues in the fiscal year budget for the City. The G.O. Debt, and other services a ... read more »

Protect Everyone: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Aug 30, 2019

The on-going Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over program concludes late Monday, Sept. 2nd. Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen said the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and County Deputies will be out and about looking for impaired and distracted driving. He said extra deputies will be out on do saturatio ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Hosts FBI LEEDA Training

Aug 30, 2019

An FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association training was held at the Bartlesville Police Department this week. Police Chief Tracy Roles explained what courses were presented to their staff and many others when they hosted the training session in Bartlesville. He said it was impor ... read more »

Man Identified in Homicide Investigation on Friday

Aug 30, 2019

The Osage County Sheriff's Office is working in conjunction with the Bartlesville Police Department after the Sheriff's Office received a phone call from a landowner who had located a deceased man along Highway 123 and County Road 2300 on Thursday. According to report, the victim was ... read more »

Trash Routes Amended for the Labor Day Holiday

Aug 30, 2019

City of Bartlesville Offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2nd for Labor Day. Monday trash routes will be serviced on Wednesday, Sept. 4th because of the holiday. Monday customers will need to put their trash out no later than 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday in order for their trash to be collected. ... read more »

Dewey Fire Hosts National Registry EMR Class

Aug 30, 2019

Dewey Fire has hosted a National Registry Emergency Medical Responder class at the Dewey Fire station since Aug. 10th. Dewey Fire has enjoyed hosting the class, which has been taught by longtime Bartlesville area Paramedic Ron Sweeden. Ron was also a Bartlesville Police officer for many years ... read more »

County to Consider OMMA Certificate of Compliance

Aug 30, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners will consider an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Certificate of Compliance when they meet after the Labor Day holiday. They will also consider a pauper’s affidavit for indigent burial. Later, a declaration of surplus from Community Development fo ... read more »

PODCAST: Coffee with a Congressman with Rep Kevin Hern and KWON's Tom Davis

Aug 29, 2019

U.S. Representative Kevin Hern (R-OK) District 1 stopped in at the Washington County Adult Center in Dewey, OK Thursday morning for Coffee with a Congressman. Audeince members wrote down questions that were then asked by KWON's Tom Davis.  Listen to the Q and A event here: ... read more »

Landowner Locates Deceased Man in Osage County

Aug 29, 2019

The Osage County Sheriff's Office is working in conjunction with the Bartlesville Police Department after the Sheriff's Office received a phone call from a landowner who had located a deceased man along highway 123 and county road 2300.   At this time, the man hasn't been ... read more »

Substitute Teacher Threatens to Kill Student

Aug 29, 2019

A substitute teacher at Pawhuska Elementary School made a threat toward a student Thursday morning. Superintendent David Cash explains the sequence of events that led to Nancysu Herron's arrest later in the afternoon.   Cash wants to be clear that this kind of behavior will not b ... read more »