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OK House Bill Filed to End Residential Solar Power Bans

Feb 03, 2023

A bill was filed prior to the start of the Oklahoma legislative session to end housing restrictions against residential solar power projects.   Ardmore Rep. Tammy Townley filed House Bill 1023 which provides that an owners association, such as an HOA, may not prohibit the installatio ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Dies in Osage County Crash

Feb 03, 2023

A Bartlesville man is dead following a fatality collision on Thursday just west of town. The collision at about 2:30pm on Thursday on State Highway 123 at County Road 2712, approximately 1.25 miles southwest of Bartlesville, OK. in Osage County. A 2022 Kenworth driven by Brent M. Gre ... read more »

Early Voting for Washington County

Feb 02, 2023

Early voting begins Thursday, Feb. 9th for voters in Washington County. Voters who will not be able to make it to the polls on Election Day, have the option of voting early at their County Election Board. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House, said early voting is open to al ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Arrested for Domestic Abuse

Feb 02, 2023

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on February 1st after a dispatch call was made for a possible domestic situation, where the victim said he was struck in the face. Shylo Amanda Short and the victim were in the process of moving the victim and his clothes out of the house. An altercation bega ... read more »

Senators Trying To Stop Potential Gas Stove ban

Feb 02, 2023

Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) today sent a letter to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Chairman Alexander Hoehn-Saric amid rumors swirling that the Biden Administration is looking to ban gas stoves.   Lankford and Manchin wrote in t ... read more »

Elder Care to Host Jazzy Valentine Social

Feb 02, 2023

Elder Care’s Seniors Connect kicks off its social calendar with a “Jazzy Valentine Social”, featuring Cynthia Simmons, Tulsa jazz and recording artist.    The event is open to all adults and primarily those over 60. According to Development Director, Angie Thom ... read more »

Truck Hits Building, Subject Arrested for DUI Suspicion

Feb 01, 2023

A subject is arrested for suspicion of DUI after a truck runs into a building in Bartlesville causing minor damage. Sergeant Chris Neal of the Bartlesville Police Department's (BPD) Criminal Investigations Division says a single vehicle appeared to have left the roadway near the Nowata an ... read more »

Mullin Secures Key Committee Assignments for Oklahoma

Feb 01, 2023

U.S. Senator Markwayne Mullin announces his Senate committee assignments for the 118th Congress. The freshman Oklahoma Senator will serve on the following four Senate committees: Armed Services; Environment and Public Works; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; and Indian Affairs. In a sta ... read more »

Spanish Classes At Bartlesville Library

Feb 01, 2023

Was learning a new language on your New Year’s Resolution? According to a study done by preply.com, 70 percent of people who have not learned a new language claim that they regret not doing so. Another finding was 21 percent of people who only know one language did not get hired because of ... read more »

Lee Lake Renovations Update

Feb 01, 2023

The Lee Lake Complex renovation is at its halfway mark. The renovation includes a new soccer field, parking lots and drive closures.  New parking lots will be placed at Lee Lake and Cooper Dog Park which will replace the existing gravel lots. Along with this, is a new connecting road bet ... read more »

Nowata Emergency Manager Update

Feb 01, 2023

The County Commissioners of Nowata had their weekly meeting, and emergency manager Laurie Summers gave her update.  For Nowata, they’ve been operating under new chairman for the County Commissioners since Paul Crupper replaced Burke LaRue on the board. Troy Friddle was elected and ... read more »

Bruin Bond Issue Election: BPS Needs More Space

Feb 01, 2023

Bartlesville is a growing community and the public schools are feeling the crunch of overcrowding at some campuses.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Granger Meador with Bartlesville public schools and school board members Andrea Nightingale and Kinder Shammhaet eoutlined the ... read more »

Congressman Josh Brecheen Votes to Declare Pandemic Over and End the Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandate on Healthcare Workers

Feb 01, 2023

  Congressman Josh Brecheen issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 497, the Freedom for Health Care Workers Act and H.R. 382, the Pandemic is Over Act.   H.R. 497 ends the Biden Administration’s unconstitutional vaccine mandate that has been impos ... read more »

City of Bartlesville: Caney River Pump Station Update

Feb 01, 2023

Renovation of the Caney River Pump Station began last fall but supply chain issues have kept the station offline, pending the delivery of a part used for motor control, according to Director of Water Utilities Terry Lauritsen.    The $1.2 million renovation is necessary to facil ... read more »

Weather Related Closings: Wednesday, Feb. 1

Jan 31, 2023

Weather related closings are filing in for a third straight day. For all the cancelations and postponements in place for Wednesday, Feb. 1st, click here. ... read more »