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PEAK Forum Set for October 20

Oct 16, 2020

Emilie Tindle, Democratic candidate for District 11, will answer questions about her views on public education issues at a PEAK (Public Education Advocates for Kids)-sponsored in-person and virtual Q&A set for Oct. 20 from 7-8:30 pm at Bartlesville Community Center. The program will open ... read more »

COVID Alert Map Released on Friday

Oct 16, 2020

The COVID-19 alert map was released on Friday morning and all three counties in the tri-county area are now in the orange, or moderate risk category. There are 1,472 cases being reported across the state on Friday and 11 more deaths, none locally however. There are currently 793 people hospit ... read more »

PODCAST: Sen. Julie Daniels on SQ805 and SQ814

Oct 16, 2020

On the 2020 General Election ballot this fall, there are two state questions: SQ814 and SQ805. State Senator Julie Daniels sat down with Bartlesville Radio News and explained the questions in detail and laid out the consequences pro and con for each of the measures should the become a part of ... read more »

Health Department Has Flu Shots in Stock

Oct 16, 2020

The Washington County Health Department announced on Friday morning that their flu shots are in stock. According to the WCHD, almost everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every year. The WCHD said it is an effective way to prevent flu illness and another great tool for ... read more »

Absentee Ballot Applications Available

Oct 16, 2020

Voters in Washington County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Tuesday, November 3rd, General Election and the Regular Municipal Election for the City of Bartlesville for Ward 2 and Ward 3, should apply now, Washington County Election Board Secretary, Yvonne House, said toda ... read more »

Fire Weather Conditions to Worsen Saturday

Oct 16, 2020

The U.S. National Weather Service in Tulsa announced on Friday morning that fire weather conditions will worsen Saturday afternoon especially across portions of northeast Oklahoma and far northwest Arkansas. You are asked to avoid unnecessary fire starts. A strong cold front is expected to mo ... read more »

Homicide Investigation Underway in Independence

Oct 16, 2020

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Independence Police Department are investigating two deaths that occurred overnight in Independence. At approximately 3:45 a.m., the IPD received a 911 call from a citizen who reported hearing gunfire and seeing a vehicle that had crashed into an apa ... read more »

Kelly Bland to Give Update at Commissioner Meeting

Oct 16, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds this Monday. The commissioners will hear from Osage County Tourism Director Kelly Bland and she will let the public know what has been going on across the county over the last month. The com ... read more »

League of Women Voters City Council Forum

Oct 15, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Bartlesville hosted their Bartlesville City Council Forum Thursday evening  live from City Hall.   Moderated by League of Women Voters member Pat Netzer-Willard, the community got to see and  hear from all four Bartlesville City Council candida ... read more »

Rep Hern Speaks at Green Country Republican Women's Club Luncheon

Oct 15, 2020

  Oklahoma District 1 Congressman Kevin Hern was the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by The Green Country Republican Women’s Club on Thursday at the Hillcrest Country Club in Bartlesville.    Hern stressed the importance that all Republicans need to get out ... read more »

Suspect in Custody After Standoff in Nowata

Oct 14, 2020

UPDATE 12:30 a.m: The Nowata Police Department posted on Facebook that the suspect was taken into custody without incident. ------------------- Nowata Police, Nowata County Sheriff, Cherokee Tribal Police and United States Marshals are responding to an incident in Nowata. Two men were ... read more »

Tri County Tech Offers Creative Marketing Communication

Oct 15, 2020

Tri County Tech's Creative Marketing Communication Instructor Wyatt Gerth appeared on Community Connection on Thursday morning to discuss the new program. Gerth said the program, which focuses on graphic communications, advertising, marketing and public relations launched in August. He sa ... read more »

Women's Ranch Rodeo Coming to Pawhuska

Oct 15, 2020

Dodge City, Kansas has had a contract in place with the Women’s Ranch Rodeo Finals, but because of state regulations, they had to find somewhere else to host the event. The Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska stepped up and said they would welcome them to the city over the last weekend of ... read more »

Public Works Department Staying Busy in Pawhuska

Oct 15, 2020

The Pawhuska Public Works Department recently received a new sewer jetter machine. With that, they were able to put in a full days’ worth of training and clean 1,500 feet of sewer line. For the month, crews have cleaned nearly 5,000 feet of sewer line. Public Works Director Mark Chamber ... read more »

State Aeronautics Director Victor Bird Retires

Oct 15, 2020

At its Wednesday, Oct. 14th meeting, the seven-member Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission accepted the retirement of long-time State Director of Aeronautics Victor Bird. Bird leaves a long legacy of state policymaking with 36 years of public service to the State of Oklahoma.  During his 18-y ... read more »