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Attorney General Requests Cease And Desist From California Insurance Commissioner

Jun 20, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has authored and sent a letter to California Insurance Commissioner David Jones requesting Commissioner Jones cease and desist from requiring insurance companies to publicly disclose investments in fossil fuels and urging companies to sign a “pledge&rdq ... read more »

Dewey Educational Facilities Authority

Jun 20, 2017

The Dewey Educational Facilitied Authority met after the Dewey Public Works Authority, which met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. In the quick meeting, the authority approved the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget, which budgets out $1,188,750 for Educational Facilities. This was the o ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Jun 20, 2017

The Dewey City Council met at their regularly scheduled bi-weekly meeting, during which the council approved the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget for the City of Dewey and the Dewey Public Works Authority. City Manager Kevin Trease told the council that this budget was about 19-percent less than prev ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Jun 20, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. in their brief meeting, the authority approved the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget. Administration, Water/Waste Water, Wastewater and Sanitation were all broken down in that budget.  All other items were appr ... read more »

Martin Garber Announces for State House

Jun 19, 2017

Longtime Bartlesville business and civic leader Martin Garber is the first candidate to declare he plans to run for the State House District 11 seat Earl Sears will vacate next year. Garber chairs Garber Properties -- his property management business begun after a career with Phillips Petrol ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Approves Janitorial Contract

Jun 19, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The items acted upon included the approval of outsourcing the district’s janitorial contracts to SourceOne Management Services. SourceOne will handle all janitorial services for the 2017-18 school year, but w ... read more »

State Of Oklahoma To Celebrate

Jun 19, 2017

Oklahoma is planning a series of events to mark the centennial of the state Capitol as work continues on the restoration and renovation of the century-old building.   Governor Mary Fallin announced Monday that she'll host a public ceremony June 26 to commemorate the centennial. Falli ... read more »

Highway 75 Collision Closes Southbound Lane

Jun 19, 2017

A car collides with the lamp post on Highway 75 going southbound from Bartlesville near Doenges Ford Lincoln. The accident has caused one southbound lane to be closed off. A semi-tanker was also involved in the accident. There appear to be no injuries at the moment. ... read more »

Copan Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jun 19, 2017

A Copan man stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse today. Roy Quattlebaum is facing a charge of domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor. According to an affidavit, Quattlebaum was seen striking a female with a stick he had pulled out of Copan Lake while on a ... read more »

Roping in a Good Deal

Jun 19, 2017

Tickets go on discount for the Inter-State Fair and Rodeo in Coffeyville, Kansas. On June 23 from 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. fans can buy their tickets online for 30-dollars. Media Contact Ruth Nicolaus says these tickets called “Fun Passes” are worth the price because of what fans can ... read more »

Expectations for Gap Road Closure in Bartlesville

Jun 19, 2017

A Bartlesville road sees improvements. Gap Road will see hanging tree branches cleared, improved water flow in ditches, and a pipe removed that caused water to stand along the road. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap says after this week, the road will be worked on later this summer ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jun 19, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. During the meeting, the commissioners heard a presentation from Aaron Peck from Guy Engineering updating them on their eight-year plan. Because of recent legislation that was passed, some fund ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Table Temporary Budget Approval

Jun 19, 2017

The Nowata County Board of Commissioners held its weekly meeting Monday morning. For the second consecutive meeting the commissioners voted to table the approval of the temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 2017-2018. The Commissioners must submit the temporary to the state by June 30t ... read more »

OSU to Increase Tuition Rates

Jun 18, 2017

Tuition and fees will rise for Oklahoma State University students this fall. The OSU/A&M Board of Regents voted Friday for an increase of 5 percent for resident, undergraduate students and 5.9 percent for undergraduates from out of state. Regents said the increase is due in part to th ... read more »

School Board to Act on Janitorial Contract Proposal

Jun 18, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board will take action Monday night on a contract change order on the renovation project at Jane Phillips Elementary School.  The board also plans to take action on a janitorial services contract with SourceOne for the upcoming school year. The agenda for the boar ... read more »