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Nowata County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Jan 11, 2021

Nowata County Emergency Management director Laurie Summers discussed what COVID-19 vaccines clinics could look like in the county. Summers said discussions have revolved around where a clinic could happen. Normally such a thing would occur at the Nowata County Fair Building but it is currently un ... read more »

Accident at Intersection of Frank Phillips at US-75

Jan 11, 2021

A traffic accident at the intersection of Frank Phillips at US-75 in Bartlesville at about 8:10am has traffic tied up. Please use an alternate route.  ... read more »

Wash. Co. Cleans Diesel Spill on Moose Lodge Road

Jan 10, 2021

A diesel spill on Moose Lodge Road in Disrict Two of Washington County caused multiple single vehicle car accidents on Sunday. Washington County Emergency Management Director Kary Cox said the accidents occurred when two curves became slick, causing the vehicles to skid off the roadway. Cox s ... read more »

Correctional Facilities May Approve Final Financials

Jan 08, 2021

The Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority will consider, discuss and possibly approve final financial statements and independent auditor's report for the year ended June 30th, 2020. This is for the Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority from Stotts, Archambo, Mu ... read more »

DPS May Discuss Superintendent Quarterly Evaluation

Jan 08, 2021

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education may enter into executive session on Monday night to discuss Superintendent Vince Vincent's quarterly evaluation. The Board will meet at 6:00 p.m. DPS may also take action to approve a request for the Teacher & Leader Effectiveness (TLE) Qual ... read more »

Walmart is Showing its Support for Local United Way

Jan 08, 2021

Walmart is supporting Bartlesville Regional United Way by giving shoppers the opportunity to round-up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate the change. This round-up opportunity is available on Walmart.com. It is also available on the Walmart app through Friday, Jan. 29th. ... read more »

Native Americans at Higher Risk of Getting COVID-19

Jan 08, 2021

Dr. Ron Shaw with the Osage Nation Health Department recently gave an update on the COVID-19 vaccine and how the coronavirus is affecting Native Americans. Shaw said there are two vaccines available at the Osage Nation Health Department and it is important to weigh the pros and cons of taking tha ... read more »

OSDH Says 100,000 Oklahomans Have Been Vaccinated

Jan 08, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on social media that 100,000 Oklahomans have received the COVID-19 vaccination as of Friday/Today. Governor Kevin Stitt says the OSDH will continue to get vaccines to Oklahomans as more doses are received from the federal government. OSDH Deputy C ... read more »

Parade Held for Nowata EMT Cole Brooks

Jan 08, 2021

A parade of Fire fighters, police officers, EMTs and other agencies lined Highway 60 from Bartlesville to Nowata to honor first responder Cole Brooks who passed away recently. The parade started at Spirit Church on the east side of Bartlesville and continued to downtown Nowata. Emergency personne ... read more »

Mask Mandate Extension for Courthouse to be Considered

Jan 08, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners will consider, discuss and possibly approve a resolution to extend the mask mandate at the Courthouse in Bartlesville that expired on New Year’s Day. The mask mandate was put in place as a result of the COVID-19 Emergency State of Disaster. Assistant ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccines for Elders

Jan 08, 2021

The Cherokee Nation is now scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for elders ages 65 and older who are eligible to receive care within the Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS). CNHS began calling patients in this priority phase this week to notify elders to schedule their vaccine appointment. Tho ... read more »

Osage and Washington Counties Reporting COVID-19 Deaths

Jan 08, 2021

COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Washington County and Osage County in Friday’s report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Washington County has reported 65 total deaths and Osage County is now at 38 COVID-19 related deaths. Currently, Washington County is reporting 390 a ... read more »

Public Meeting Set for COVID Relief Funds

Jan 08, 2021

The City Council on Monday voted in support of an application process for the City to access grant funding through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce for COVID-19 relief funding following a presentation by Assistant City Planner Nancy Warring. "In May, the City sent a Letter of Interest ... read more »

Commissioners to Receive Miller EMS Report Monday Morning

Jan 08, 2021

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning. Jeremy McLemore with Miller EMS will give a report as to how things are going with their company. The commissioners will consider taking action on making amendments fo ... read more »

Voter Registration in Wash. Co. Ends on January 15th

Jan 08, 2021

Washington County Election Board Secretary Board Yvonne House says Friday, January 15th, 2021 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Tuesday, February 9th, 2021, Caney Valley Special School or the Collinsville Board of Education Primary. House s ... read more »