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Bartlesville Man Allegedly Steals Model Trains from Residence

Nov 25, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after breaking into a residence early Saturday morning. Logan Stapleton appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing two felony charges including second degree burglary and possessing a weapon while committing a felony. According to an affidavi ... read more »

Partake in a Free Thanksgiving Meal this Year

Nov 25, 2019

You can eat a free Thanksgiving meal the day before the holiday courtesy of the Salvation Army. Volunteers will be cutting up veggies on Wednesday morning and Dink’s Real Pit Barbecue will be smoking the turkeys to prepare for the feast. The special lunch will be held at 11:00 a.m. on W ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Delivers Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Nov 25, 2019

15 food baskets were delivered by the Washington County Sheriff's Office on Monday afternoon. Sheriff Scott Owen said if there is money left over, they will deliver a few more baskets. He said they were able to serve those in need throughout the county. Anytime they are able to spread ... read more »

County Commissioners Get FEMA Update Monday Morning

Nov 25, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and got a lot of things ironed out.   Bill Heald from FEMA was at the meeting and let the commissioners know that dollars are becoming available for those living ... read more »

Wann Area Family in Need After Recent House Fire

Nov 25, 2019

A family in the Wann Fire District is in need after a house fire took everything from them. The Wann Fire Department said the fire occurred in the Noxie-Wann Area. They say the fire is still under investigation and could not disclose any more information. The family that is in need is loo ... read more »

Resolution for Sales Tax Allocation Approved Monday

Nov 25, 2019

A resolution regarding the allocation of sales tax was discussed by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle said this regards the renewal of the quarter-cent sales tax that was approved in July by those living in the county. He said this is a ... read more »

Bartlesville City Job Line Getting Lots of Interest

Nov 25, 2019

The City of Bartlesville’s Job Line on their website is getting plenty of hits.City Manager Mike Bailey estimates over 100 people have opted in since it went live on Friday. City Human Resources Director Laura Sanders says the City of Bartlesville is hoping to get a bigger hiring pool. ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Send Letter to Governor

Nov 25, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners will send a letter to Governor Kevin Stitt on behalf of the Cherokee Nation. The letter was presented by Gene Perry at this morning’s commissioners meeting. Perry explains the context of letter. The commissioners went on to say that several great things i ... read more »

BOS: “With Honor and Thanks” Concert Helped Warhawk PTSD Service Dogs for Vets and First Responders

Nov 24, 2019

With Honor and Thanks, was presented by the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra November 23rd, offering the promise of living, with hope and thanksgiving. Conductor Lauren Green says, “November is a season where we do several things, but it all has to do with remembering and honoring a ... read more »

Cox to Present at Wash. Co. Commissioners Monday

Nov 23, 2019

Kary Cox, the Director of Washington County Emergency Management, will present a FEMA State and Local Agreement in the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. Once the agreement is discussed and possibly voted on, the Commissioners will consider an eight-year transportation plan from Gu ... read more »

Board of Education Filings Upcoming

Nov 23, 2019

Candidates for the Board of Education in five Washington County School Districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2nd. Filing will end at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4th. The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Board o ... read more »

Dewey Fire Earns 3 Classification on Insurance Rating

Nov 22, 2019

The official letter is in and the Dewey Fire Department is celebrating. Chief Chad Schueler said they got a 3 classification on their insurance rating. He said this is a big accomplishment for the fire department and the citizens of Dewey. For citizens living in the Dewey Fire District, t ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Brings Substantial Economic Support to Northeast Oklahoma

Nov 22, 2019

Cherokee Nation injected nearly $2.2 billion into the Oklahoma economy last year. New research shows the tribe and its businesses continue to expand their economic footprint through employment, labor income, production of goods and services, and more. An economic impact report by Dr. Russell ... read more »

ASAP Partners with Salvation Army in Bartlesville

Nov 22, 2019

ASAP General Stores is partnering with the Salvation Army in Bartlesville. Captain Ian Carr said that Rick Koch, the owner of ASAP, has created a corporate Kickback Card program. He said they have 200 cards right now to give to individuals, and they can always get more. All you have to do ... read more »

Madison 8th Graders Enjoy Thanksgiving Treat on Friday

Nov 22, 2019

242 eighth grade students and a handful of teachers at Bartlesville's Madison Middle School enjoyed a Thanksgiving treat on Friday. History teacher Marsh Boomer said his eighth grade classes and Mike Lawson's eighth grade classes enjoyed a dozen turkeys donated by Wes Wilson, the mana ... read more »