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Bartlesville Development Authority

Oct 25, 2017

The Bartlesville Development Authority met at their monthly meeting on Wednesday morning where they went over financial statements and received an audit presentation. After convening to executive session, and returning, the BDA approved a Conservation Easement, which will grant 20 acres in th ... read more »

Lee Lake Enterance Closed

Oct 25, 2017

The west entrance to Cooper Dog Park and Lee Lake, located on Adams Boulevard east of Silver Lake Road, is closed due to work in the area by Oklahoma Natural Gas Company. Work is anticipated to be complete by Thursday, as long as they don’t run into any difficulties or adverse weather ... read more »

Early Morning High Speed Chase in Pawhuska

Oct 25, 2017

A routine traffic violation ended with a high speed chase and two critically injured near Pawhuska on Wednesday morning.   Police Sergeant Rex Wikel from the Pawhuska Police Department reported that a Pawhuska patrol was attempting to make a routine stop after a Dodge Pick-up failed t ... read more »

Bob Bowlsby in Bartlesville Wednesday

Oct 25, 2017

A big name in college athletics is coming to Bartlesville on Wednesday afternoon. Commissioner of the Big 12 Conference Bob Bowlsby will be giving a luncheon talk at the Hillcrest Country Club. The trip to Bartlesville has been in the works for a while. Chairman of the Bartlesville Sports ... read more »

Thousands Gather At Capitol

Oct 25, 2017

Thousands of people are packing the Oklahoma Capitol to urge legislators to block pending cuts to health and social services programs.   Demonstrators donned green hats and chanted "save our services" as they thronged the fourth-floor rotunda asking lawmakers to restore funding ... read more »

Tulsa Homicide Count Increases

Oct 25, 2017

Tulsa police have arrested two suspects in two separate fatal shootings, pushing the city's annual homicide count to 71.   Sgt. Dave Walker says officers arrested 30-year-old Raymond Rivera Tuesday on a first-degree murder complaint in Monday night's fatal shooting of a man in hi ... read more »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Makes Ruling

Oct 25, 2017

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has tossed another revenue bill passed by the Legislature as unconstitutional, making the state's current budget hole about $500,000 deeper.   In a 6-3 decision on Tuesday, the court ruled the new registration fees of $100 for electric and $30 for hybrid ve ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Booked On Child Abuse Charges

Oct 24, 2017

An investigation by the Department of Human Services led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Holden Tayrien appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a charge of enabling child abuse. According to an affidavit, a DHS worker interviewed Tayrien who stated that he willingl ... read more »

Julie Daniels Frustrated With Budget Proposal

Oct 24, 2017

State Senator Julie Daniels has expressed her displeasure on the special budget proposal that was released yesterday. Senator Daniels believes that the true solution to in this budget shortfall lies in reform and not increasing taxes for Oklahomans. Senator Daniels believes that smart budgeti ... read more »

City Manager Ed Gordon Hospitalized

Oct 24, 2017

Bartlesville City Manager Ed Gordon has been hospitalized over the weekend due to an ongoing illness. The City of Bartlesville announced the news in a press release on Tuesday. Mayor Dale Copeland explains the situation. Gordon had been on medical leave over the past several weeks and rec ... read more »

Confederate Geerals Names To Be Removed From Several Oklahoma Schools

Oct 24, 2017

The names of Confederate generals will be removed from three Oklahoma City elementary schools.   Board members called for renaming the schools following violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a protest about the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.   The ... read more »