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PODCAST: Rep. Hern Talks COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020

So much has been changing so quickly with the COVID-19 situation.  The city of Bartlesville, the nation and the state of Oklahoma are all under emergency declarations.  U.S. Congressman Kevin Hern visited with us Monday to discuss the COVID-19 situa ... read more »

20 Washington County COVID-19 Cases; Osage and Nowata Numbers Rising

Mar 30, 2020

Local case numbers continue to rise as the Oklahoma Department of Health released its latest information on the coronavirus. Washington County has 20 confirmed cases, Osage County now has 11 confirmed cases and Nowata County has four confirmed cases. Statewide there are 481 confirmed positive cas ... read more »

County Completes Disaster Emergency Proclamation

Mar 30, 2020

Because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a Disaster Emergency Proclamation was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. District One Commissioner Mitch Antle said the proclamation is part of the Emergency Operation's plan for the county. He said there was some confusion ... read more »

Paths to Independence Light It Up Blue Bartlesville for Autism Run Goes Virtual

Mar 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we do things for the short term--work, play and even the way we conduct events for worthy causes.   With that in mind. Paths to Independence announced that its Light It Up Blue Bartleville for Autism Run is going virtual this year.   ... read more »

Gov Stitt Orders Travelers From New York Quarantined

Mar 30, 2020

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has joined other governors in requiring air travelers from New York and other coronavirus hot spots to quarantine when travelling to their states. Stitt's executive order issued Sunday says travelers who fly from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Wa ... read more »

Delayed Numbers Show Increase in COVID-19 Cases Locally

Mar 29, 2020

As of Sunday, there are now 429 positive COVID-19 cases being reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. There were 377 positive cases reported in Oklahoma on Saturday. On the local level, the number of positive cases for the virus has gradually gone up again. Earlier on Sunday ... read more »

Dewey United Methodist Holds Drive-In Church Service

Mar 29, 2020

The parking lot of Don Tyler Park in Dewey was full of God fearing believers on Sunday as one local church brought glory to the Man upstairs in a unique way during a global pandemic. Dewey United Methodist Church held a Drive-In Church service on Sunday at Don Tyler Park as our local communit ... read more »

Tribes Reject Stitt's Latest Gaming Offer

Mar 29, 2020

The state's top Native American gaming official is rejecting Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's latest casino gambling offer. Matthew Morgan, the chairman of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, accused the governor on Friday of trying to take advantage of the tribes during the coronaviru ... read more »

Collision Leads to Death of Skiatook Man

Mar 29, 2020

A Skiatook man died in a fatality collision over the weekend in Tulsa County. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the Owasso Fire Department pronounced Michael Hulsey deceased at the scene of the accident, which occurred near Sperry on U.S. Highway 75 southbound at 96th St ... read more »

Nowata County Sees First Confirmed COVID-19 Case

Mar 28, 2020

There are 377 positive cases of COVID-19 being reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, and the numbers are steadily increasing locally.   For the first time, Nowata County has its first confirmed Coronavirus case that is being reported by the OSDH. This finally reflects ... read more »

Capitol Call 3-27-20

Mar 27, 2020

Friday's Capitol Call powered by Phillips 66 centered on navigating through the COVID-19 challenges. The House is working away from the state capitol via conference calls and go-to-meetings over the internet. Rep.Judd Strom says he's been able to connect well with his budget committee ... read more »

Former Senator Dr. Tom Coburn Passes Away at 72

Mar 28, 2020

Former Senator Tom Coburn, R-Okla., a fiscal conservative and a fierce opponent of wasteful spending in the federal government, has died after a years-long fight with prostate cancer, Fox News confirmed Saturday.   Coburn, who retired from the Senate in 2015 amid complications with c ... read more »

Bridges Along Highway 60 East of Nowata Reopen

Mar 28, 2020

Highway 60 east of Nowata has reopened after being closed down for quite some time due to bridge replacement. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation closed east and westbound lanes of Highway 60 in December 2018 to replace two bridges three miles east of the U.S. 169 junction. Drivers were ... read more »

Local Post Office Feels Impact of COVID-19 Precautions

Mar 28, 2020

The U.S. Postal Service is taking extra precautions to protect employees and others from COVID-19, and those protective measurers can be felt in the post office on SW Jennings Avenue in Bartlesville. When you walk through the door, you will see a plastic covering draped over the service desk ... read more »

Dewey United Methodist Church to Hold Drive-In Service

Mar 27, 2020

A church in Dewey is offering a unique church experience for you to attend that also promotes social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dewey United Methodist Church will be hold Drive-In Church at Don Tyler Park on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. from now until the end of the COVID-19 pandemic o ... read more »