News


Road Closed to Accomodate Crane Operations

Apr 07, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department has announced the 200 block of Keeler Avenue north of Frank Phillips Boulevard to Second Street, will be closed from 7 this morning until 2 this afternoon for crane operation.  A crane will be used in the area to install new heating and air equipment on the ... read more »

Discounted Nation Tags for Active Duty and Veterans

Apr 06, 2017

Osage News reports that Osage Active Duty service members and Veterans will soon be able to receive Osage Nation vehicle tags at a reduced rate. On March 31, the Osage Nation Congress unanimously approved bill ONCA 17-38 which amends the Nation’s Revenue and Taxation Act “to allow act ... read more »

City Street To Close Friday

Apr 06, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department has announced that the 200 block of Keeler Avenue, north of Frank Phillips Blvd. on second street will be closed Friday from 7 A.M. until 2 P.M. for crane operation. A crane will be used in the area to install new heating and air equipment on the roof of a ... read more »

Puppies Get Private Flight to Colorado

Apr 06, 2017

Non-profit organization Pilots N Paws flew into Bartlesville Airport to support a local rescue Thursday morning. Pilots N Paws is a non-profit where pilots volunteer to travel across the country to transport animals to rescues, foster homes, and forever homes. Thursday, pilot John Malkin of Color ... read more »

Fire Hydrant Flushing To Begin April 9th

Apr 06, 2017

The City of Bartlesville Water Utilities Department will begin testing & flushing fire hydrants on Sunday, April 9. The process will be completed in sections. Work in some areas will be conducted at night to avoid disturbing businesses during hours of operation. Night flushing will be con ... read more »

Senator Lankford to Host Facebook LIVE Session

Apr 06, 2017

Back by popular demand, Oklahoma's Senator James Lankford will host another Facebook LIVE Conversation this afternoon. The senator says the Facebook session with constituents gives him the opportunity to answer some of your questions about what's happening this week in the Senate. Ju ... read more »

Kismet Okyere is Youth of the Year

Apr 06, 2017

Bartlesville's Boys and Girls Club is celebrating the announcement that Kismet Okyere was selected as the Oklahoma Youth of the Year.  Okyere won the State competition in Oklahoma City and was awarded a $5,000 scholarship.  Development Director for the club, Annah Fischer says Okyer ... read more »

Fallin Issues Statement on Trump’s Grazing Directive

Apr 05, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin issued a statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture, acting in response to a directive from President Donald Trump, authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program lands in Oklahoma as a result of wildfires that devastated parts of northwest Oklahoma. Fal ... read more »

Sitel To Close Soon

Apr 05, 2017

After 17 years in Bartlesville, Sitel is closing it's doors. According to Shirley Loebsack from Global Marketing & Communications at Sitel, Bartlesville does not fit their current business model.   Loebsack issued this statement to us: “Sitel has had the honor of working ... read more »

Voters Choose Howerton in County Election

Apr 04, 2017

Osage County voters chose to keep Democratic Candidate Jerry Howerton in place Tuesday night during the Osage County District #1 Commissioner race with 59 percent of the vote. Howerton was running against Republican Candidate Will Cubbage for the vacant seat in District #1, left when Commissioner ... read more »

Business Approved for Tax Incentive

Apr 05, 2017

Tuesday evening the Pawhuska City Council met for their monthly regularly scheduled meeting. During which the Council approved the first business for the newly established Master Tax Incentive District. The Incentive will provide the approved business a delay on their ad valorem tax increases for ... read more »

Free Concerts Upcoming From Bartlesville High

Apr 05, 2017

The Bartlesville High School Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony are inviting everyone to a free concert on Friday at 7:00 in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium at Bartlesville High School. This performance will help prepare the groups for their state competitions. Band director Alex Claussen ... read more »

Central Benefits from ConocoPhillips TSA Donation

Apr 05, 2017

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs at Bartlesville's Central Middle School will benefit from a check presented Friday morning at a school rally to sponsor the new Technology Student Association.  The sponsorship will help Laura Williams and her TSA club members purchase ... read more »

Hadley Appointed As Nowata County Sheriff

Apr 05, 2017

After spending about 10 minutes in executive session, the Nowata County Commissioners Wednesday morning appointed Sandy Hadley as interim Sheriff on a 2-1 vote.  Commissioner Curtis Barnes voted no.  Earlier this week, the commissioners appointed Erich Richter to the post, but officials ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Seek Tips on Drive-By Shooting

Apr 05, 2017

Bartlesville Police responded to a reported drive by shooting on Tuesday night just after 10:30. According to police Captain Jay Hastings, the incident occurred in the 1800 block of SW Armstrong.  He says when the officers arrived they determined approximately six or seven shots had been fir ... read more »