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Bartlesville Police Investigate Wednesday Night Shooting

Mar 26, 2015

The Bartlesville Police Department is investigating an incident where several gun shots were fired in a local shopping center parking lot Wednesday night. According to Police Captain Jay Hastings, Bartlesville Police responded at about 8:15 Wednesday night to the call of shots fired in a shop ... read more »

Grocery Store Returns to Fairfax

Mar 25, 2015

Fairfax residents will once again have a grocery store for the first time in 4 years. The ribbon cutting ceremony for Venture Foods was held Tuesday and officially opened for business Wednesday.   Residents of Fairfax as of late have needed to travel more than 30 min in order to purc ... read more »

Red Cross Storm Preparation Guidelines

Mar 25, 2015

Severe Weather is in the air and if you haven't done your storm season preparation yet, you better hurry. The Red Cross has some guidelines to follow: have a plan in place for each household member on where to go and what to do. Have an emergency kit prepared with each members medications, dr ... read more »

Unemployment Rates Up

Mar 25, 2015

Most of Oklahoma has seen unemployment rates increase.  According to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, 76 of Oklahoma's 77 counties including Washington, Nowata, and Osage counties saw their unemployment rates rise in January. Nowata County's unemployment rate stands ... read more »

Bartlesville Rotary Club Observing 100th Anniversary

Mar 25, 2015

One of the oldest Rotary Clubs in the State, Bartlesville Rotary is celebrating it's Centennial this year. A fundraising campaign to improve and expand the popular train display at the Bartlesville depot has about two more weeks to run. A membership drive among the members has raised more tha ... read more »

Severe Weather a Good Possibility this Afternoon and Evening

Mar 25, 2015

Bartlesville and the surrounding area are looking at a pretty good chance of severe weather starting late this afternoon and lasting into mid-evening. Bart Haake of the Tulsa National Weather Service office said that this appears to be the last gasp for colder weather.  A Flash Flood Wat ... read more »

Premier Cooking Event at Bartlesville Community Center

Mar 25, 2015

Seasoned chefs and those just learning to cook are invited to the Taste of Home Cooking School on April 7th. Tami Brinkman of bartlesvilleradio.com said that what you get for the price of a ticket is well worth it. The Taste of Home Cooking School is happening on April 7th at the Bartlesville ... read more »

April is a Busy Month at the Bartlesville Public Library

Mar 25, 2015

Bartlesville Public Library is a happening place in the month of April. Tax procrastinators will be lining up on Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesdays through April 14th to get last minute free tax help. The 6th Annual Lego Creation Contest is scheduled for the 25th and registration is already underway ... read more »

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bartlesville Looking for a Few Good Volunteers

Mar 25, 2015

All non-profits are usually looking for volunteers but being a volunteer for the Big Brothers Big Sisters can affect people's lives for years. According to Area Director Charlene Dew the Bartlesville chapter has programs to fit anyone's schedule. Volunteers are asked to make a one yea ... read more »

Barnsdall Lions Club Provide Eye Screenings

Mar 25, 2015

The Barnsdall Lions Club is hosting the Lions KidSight USA a community eye screening for children in the Barnsdall community. The Lions KidSight USA program has screened more than 500,000 kids across the United States annually ages 6 months through 6 years. According to the Barnsdall Lions Cl ... read more »

Fire Burns More than 3500 Acres in Osage County

Mar 24, 2015

Skiatook firefighters were the first on the scene Tuesday afternoon to a blaze located near Avant.  Nine more fire departments were called in to help contain the fire.  Newson6 reports that National Guard troops were also dispatched to the area near Javine Hill Road between Skiatook and ... read more »

Fire Crews and Helecopter Battle Brush Fire North of Skiatook

Mar 24, 2015

Smoke blankets most of Southern Osage County as Fire Crews from Washington and Osage Counties battle against high winds to put out a large brush fire North of Skiatook. Just before 4 pm on Tuesday the Osage County Emergency Management sent word of a very large brush fire located along Javine ... read more »

Who's Going to the Teacher Rally Planned at the Capitol on Monday

Mar 24, 2015

Thousands of teachers, school administrators and parents plan to stage a rally at the State Capitol on Monday. The rally is in support of a “high quality teacher in every classroom and to create a common-sense testing culture in Oklahoma’s public schools” posted the website,http ... read more »

Area Fire Crews Dealing with Several Brush Fires

Mar 24, 2015

Washington County Emergency Management fire crews, firefighters from several other departments and volunteer firefighters were all busy Tuesday afternoon. Administrative Chief Melissa Pitner has the details. There is no Red Flag warning but officials ask people to be extra careful with cigare ... read more »

Local Indian Tribe Increases Minimum Wage for Its Employees

Mar 24, 2015

Legislation was passed last week by the Delaware Tribe of Indians' Tribal Council to raise the minimum hourly wage for employees of the tribe by the amount of $1.25. Two other tribes in the area, the Osage Nation and the Cherokee Nation, as well as the Muscogee Nation, have already set their ... read more »