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Bartlesville Library to Close Friday for Staff Training

Dec 05, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will be closed all day Friday. Library Director Shellie McGill said the staff will be training like they do every year. She said they come together to spend quality time addressing issues and recognizing one another. "Cheers-for-Peers" is somethin ... read more »

Sheriff's Office to Continue Spreading Holiday Cheer

Dec 05, 2019

Spreading the most holiday cheer this year. The Washington County Sheriff's Office bought toys this week to give to 70 kids during their upcoming Christmas program. After three hours of shopping, the WCSO was able to fill a van and a pickup full of the goodies. Undersheriff Jon Copela ... read more »

Pawhuska Christmas Parade Taking Place Saturday

Dec 05, 2019

Pawhuska's Christmas Parade will be taking place at 5:30 in the evening this Saturday in downtown Pawhuska. This years theme is, “An Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas,” and parade chairman Lauren Garnett says the two grand marshals epitomize that Osage County spirit.   P ... read more »

Rep. Hern Disapproves Pelosi's Impeachment Decision

Dec 05, 2019

Oklahoma Republican U.S. House Representative Kevin Hern in a statement on Thursday said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement to pursue articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump was made with one thing in mind, and that’s to get it over with as soon as possible. ... read more »

Wanted Bartlesville Native Arrested in Rogers County

Dec 05, 2019

A Bartlesville area native on the U.S. Marshals Most Wanted list has been arrested. Jamie Starr was booked into the Rogers County Jail on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at approximately 8:00 p.m. She was spotted playing slots at a local casino. Starr was charged in Kansas with possession of more than ... read more »

Police Substation to be Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

Dec 05, 2019

A special ribbon cutting ceremony will take place in Bartlesville next week that will signify an ever growing relationship between two parties. The Bartlesville Police Department and Tri County Tech will be holding the upcoming ribbon-cutting ceremony for the BPD's new east side substatio ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Looking for Walmart Shoplifters

Dec 05, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department is looking for assistance in identifying three subjects. According to the BPD, the three subjects were involved in shoplifting incidents at Walmart in recent weeks. Two individuals were believed to be shoplifting in late November. Another individual is belie ... read more »

Candidates Announced for Board of Education Seats

Dec 05, 2019

The Washington County Election Board Office has closed the filing period for several Board of Education seats. Two candidates have filed for the Office 6 seat on the Bartlesville Board of Education. Those candidates are Andrea Nightingale, who is the incumbent, and Robert Wall. The seat they ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Stays Busy Monday Night

Dec 02, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council met for a lengthy, but productive meeting Monday evening at City Hall to get a number of things accomplished. Director of Engineering Micah Siemers showed the councilors what improvements need to be made across the city. This includes transportation upgrades, roa ... read more »

PODCAST: U.S. Sen. Lankford Talks Federal Fumbles and Impeachment

Dec 05, 2019

U.S. Senator Lankford talks with Bartlesville Radio about his 5th edition of Federal Fumbles: Ways the government dropped the ball and he also weighs in on the impeach hearings.   ... read more »

Kansas Man Eludes Washington County Officers

Dec 04, 2019

A Kansas man was arrested on Tuesday night after eluding police in Washington County. Christopher Hodges of Niotaze appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing misdemeanor charges of driving while impaired and eluding an officer. Court documents allege that Hodges was dri ... read more »

Mayor Commends City Officials for Improved ISO Rating

Dec 04, 2019

The City of Dewey's ISO rating dropped from a 5 to a 3 in recent weeks, and city officials are still ecstatic about the news. Mayor Tom Hays thanked the Dewey Fire Department and Dewey Public Works for their efforts in making this happen. He is also proud of the Dewey City Council for bei ... read more »

Fire Line Valve Fixed, Concrete Repairs to Follow

Dec 04, 2019

City of Bartlesville crews responded to a call about a leak in front of City Hall at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen said the crews worked all night to repair a fire line valve leak in front of the municipal building. He said they completed repairs around 8:00 o ... read more »

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony to Take Place in Dewey

Dec 04, 2019

The Dewey Economic Development Authority is set and ready to hold a Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 5th. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease said there will be entertainment for the program. The Dewey High School Band and Choir will be in attendance to raise some holiday cheer wi ... read more »

Local Author to Discuss Book at the Library on Thursday

Dec 04, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will conclude a special program by local authors discussing their books on Thursday, Dec. 5th, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room A. Authors Mark Darrah and John Dwyer have already discussed their books, and now Susan Kates will discuss ... read more »