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Arrest Made in 2016 Child Porn Case

Jan 08, 2019

A man charged in a 2016 child pornography case was arrested on a warrant on Tuesday. Christopher West made an appearance in front of special judge Jared Sigler at the Washington County Courthouse. According to an affidavit, investigators targeted West after two anonymous tips were given to th ... read more »

Power Outage Delays Local Paper Delivery

Jan 08, 2019

A power outage delays the delivery of today’s Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise. According to information from the E-E’s Assistant Editor Nathan Thompson, the Public Service Company of Oklahoma will have to realign power to many businesses along Nowata Road thanks to a transformer that ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber to Hold Luncheon

Jan 08, 2019

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly luncheon tomorrow starting at noon. It will take place at the First Baptist Church located at 940 W. Oak Street in Skiatook. Cost is $7 per person and you are encouraged to bring business cards to network and get chamber updates. Judge Ka ... read more »

Flyer, Mission Statement on Authority Meeting Agenda

Jan 08, 2019

A marketing flyer from Barking Dog Design Group will be discussed by the Dewey Economic Development Authority Tuesday evening. The authority has been talking for a few months now about the development of a flyer that will help bring businesses, tourists and workers to Dewey. Barking Dog Design Gr ... read more »

Osage Nation Calls Court Decision a Victory

Jan 08, 2019

The Osage Nation is calling a court decision a victory.  The US Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving the Osage Wind project.     The developers of the controversial wind project asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling requiring a minin ... read more »

ABB to Expand Local Operations

Jan 08, 2019

ABB has announced that its Measurement & Analytics Business Unit will consolidate its North American process gas chromatograph analyzer manufacturing in Bartlesville by the end of 2019. The decision was made in order to establish a center of excellence for gas analyzer research, development, ... read more »

City Attorney Kane Takes Oath of Office

Jan 07, 2019

Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland administered the oath of office to City Attorney, Jess Kane Monday night.  The council also awarded the bid for repairs to the golf course bunkers at Adams Golf Course.  The bid went to United Golf of Tulsa for 143 thousand dollars.   The co ... read more »

Dewey City Council Hears Annual Audit Report

Jan 07, 2019

The Dewey City Council held an executive session during their Monday night meeting. Out of that executive session the council named Wade Stevens and Jimmy Gray to the Police Department’s Board of Review. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease would go on to read another letter from the Dewey F ... read more »

Dewey School Board Discusses Superintendent Contract

Jan 07, 2019

Following Superintendent Vince Vincent’s appreciation of the board for School Board Appreciation month, the Dewey School Board got the ball rolling on their meeting Monday evening. The board entered into an executive session in the meeting to discuss Superintendent Vincent’s annua ... read more »

Man Charged with First Degree Arson

Jan 07, 2019

On Dec. 30, 2018 Michael Walker Sr. was arrested on charges of attempted arson, threats to kill and a violation of protective order. At approximately 2:30 in the afternoon, an officer was dispatched to 1304 S. Armstrong in Bartlesville in regards to Walker attempting to catch the residence on ... read more »

Commissioners Get Updates From Across the County

Jan 07, 2019

The Osage County Commissioners met on Monday morning and discussed a wide array of issues. Monday also marked the first meeting that Randall Jones served as County Commissioner for District number one. The first item of business was to select a new chairman for 2019. It was decided that Darre ... read more »

Police Keep Searching for Suspect in Late December Bar Fight

Jan 07, 2019

No suspect has been found yet in the fight near Angelo’s Tavern that put one man in a Tulsa hospital in the early morning hours a couple weeks ago. The man flown to the Tulsa hospital after the fight in Bartlesville was released on Christmas Eve. Sargent Jim Warring is working the case ... read more »

Antle Appointed as Commissioner Chairman

Jan 07, 2019

Aside from touring the Washington County Correctional Facility, the Washington County Commissioners held a regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning. The chairman and vice-chairman for the board were elected to start the meeting. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle was selected as the chairman f ... read more »

Masonic Lodge Helps Martha's Task Over the Weekend

Jan 07, 2019

Martha’s Task in Bartlesville will benefit from a weekend breakfast recently held at Masonic Lodge 284. Executive Director Laura Walton with Marth’s Task says they should be getting 27-hundred dollars from the breakfast held last Saturday. Walton says they won’t know the full am ... read more »

Nowata Takes on Welch

Jan 07, 2019

The Nowata Ironmen got off to a strong start prior to winter break, but saw some of their momentum dissipate after a 63-37 loss to Caney, Kansas on Friday. The loss snapped a four-game winning for Nowata who now sits at 7-3 on the season. Nowata will have a chance to get back on the right tra ... read more »