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Washington County Prepared for Possible Snowfall

Jan 10, 2020

There is some potential for snow in the forecast this weekend, and Washington County has prepared itself for whatever may come. Equipment has been maintained, sanders are in place, and everything is running properly. Washington County is ready in case they need to mobilize quickly. Commis ... read more »

Speed Limit Signs Installed Along Gap Road

Jan 10, 2020

Speed limit signs have officially been installed along Gap Road in Washington County. In December, Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap requested a speed limit analysis on Gap Road from Guy Engineering. He said the engineering firm recommended that his crews install 25 to 40 mile per ho ... read more »

Pawhuska Board to Recognize Spotlight Teachers Monday

Jan 10, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting in the Administration Building on Monday evening. The board will recognize and honor teachers from each campus who go above and beyond the call of duty. The school board will consider approving a number of fundraisers f ... read more »

Ramona Minor Charged With Rape

Jan 10, 2020

A seventeen-year-old from Ramona was charged with a felony count of rape in the second degree for an incident involving an 11-year-old female victim. Christopher Dodson was also charged with making a lewd or indecent proposal to a minor. The alleged incident occurred on September 11, 2019. Ac ... read more »

County Hosts New Emergency Manager Orientation

Jan 10, 2020

Washington County Emergency Management hosted a two-day training this week in Bartlesville for new emergency managers in the region. Kary Cox, the Director for WCEM, said that the New Emergency Manager Orientation or N.E.M.O. training is a course that the State of Oklahoma offers. He said it ... read more »

Huskies Wanting Agriculture Building for Banquet

Jan 10, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska on Monday. The commissioners will consider donating the Agriculture Building at the Osage County Fairgrounds to the Pawhuska football team for the Huskie football recognition banq ... read more »

Vehicle Collides with Montana Mike's, No Injuries

Jan 10, 2020

A vehicle accidentally bumped into Montana Mike’s in Bartlesville on Thursday evening. Sergeant Jim Warring with the Bartlesville Police Department said a woman was parking her car when she became startled and hit the gas. He said she hit the corner of the restaurant’s entry way. ... read more »

Tornado Watch Til 6 p.m.

Jan 10, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 6pm for the counties of: ADAIR ATOKA BRYAN CARTER CHEROKEE CHOCTAW CLEVELAND COAL CRAIG CREEK DELAWARE GARVIN HASKELL ... read more »

K9 Borg is Recovering, Donations Being Accepted

Jan 10, 2020

Borg, a K9 for the Bartlesville Police Department, is said to be on the mend after having gastropexy surgery last Saturday in Tulsa. Police Chief Tracy Roles said as a dog lover, it was a very scary moment. He said they were fortunate to identify and respond to the situation quickly so they c ... read more »

Library Looks for Aviation Art Contest Applications

Jan 10, 2020

A few days remain to get submissions in to the Bartlesville Public Library for the 2020 International Aviation Art Contest: “Flying Yesterday & Tomorrow.” The BPL is participating in this art contest for youth ages 6 through 17. An application can be found at the library&rsquo ... read more »

Club to Host Insurance Commissioner Mulready

Jan 10, 2020

The Green Country Republican Women's Club will kick off 2020 during a luncheon with Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready. Mulready ran for election for Oklahoma Commissioner of Insurance and won in the general election on November 6th, 2018 and assumed office on January 14th, 201 ... read more »

Wanted Sex Offender Taken into Custody

Jan 09, 2020

Edward Ellis Jr., a wanted sex offender, was arrested at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon. Ellis had a preliminary hearing scheduled in a separate felony case. Deputies arrested him as soon as he entered the courthouse. Ellis had two pending warrants. One for $20,500 for ... read more »

Sens. Lankford, Inhofe Cosponsor Legislation Honoring Americans Responsible for Soleimani Strike

Jan 10, 2020

Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) along with 42 other Republican senators, cosponsored a resolution introduced today honoring members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s Quds Force. ... read more »

Updated Anticipated Snow and Ice Amounts

Jan 10, 2020

Here are the latest snow and ice amounts for Saturday. These amounts could change, but the main idea is that much of the area will get some ice or snow through Saturday afternoon. The highest snow amounts will likely be north and west of Interstate 44. A Winter Storm Watch Remains In Eff ... read more »

Snow and Ice Forecast

Jan 09, 2020

Here are the latest snow and ice amounts for Saturday. These amounts could change, but the main idea is that much of the area will get some ice or snow through Saturday afternoon. The highest snow amounts will likely be north and west of Interstate 44.   ... read more »