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High Speed Chase Ends in Gunshots, Arrest Tuesday

Jun 25, 2019

Another police involved shooting occurred in Bartlesville Tuesday afternoon. A Bartlesville Police Officer driving a marked police vehicle attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2003 PT Cruiser driven by 25-year-old Jamal Jones.  Police Chief Tracy Roles said the officer was attempting ... read more »

Six-Figure Grant Provided for Tower Center Project

Jun 25, 2019

According to Bartlesville City Beat, the Lyon Foundation awarded a $250,000 grant to the City of Bartlesville for the Tower Center at Unity Square ProjectTuesday. The Lyon Foundation grant will allow for the additional construction of on-site restrooms and a storage facility in the stage prox ... read more »

OKWU Ranked Best in Oklahoma for Employment

Jun 25, 2019

Research shows that Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville is the best of the best when it comes to its students being employed after college. Data gathered from the United States Department of Education’s College Scorecard by Zippia shows which colleges have the highest employmen ... read more »

Police Reserve Officer Charged with Assault

Jun 25, 2019

A  police reserve officer was arrested after an alleged assault on Monday night. Jeffrey Etter appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a charge of assault and battery. According to an affidavit, Etter that the male victim had been drinking that night. The victim wa ... read more »

Murder, Arson Charges Presented in 2018 Dewey Fire Case

Jun 25, 2019

An arrest has been made in alleged arson incident that killed a Dewey woman in November. Michael Walker Sr. was charged with murder in the first degree and arson in the first degree during an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Reports from the Oklahoma State Bureau of ... read more »

PSO Donates Big Check to Help Build Facility in Nowata

Jun 25, 2019

A check can go a long way, but a $50,000 check presented by the Public Service Company of Oklahoma to Tri County Tech looks to go the distance. TCT's CEO Lindel Fields said the money will go towards a new facility in Nowata County. Fields said the money will benefit The Boys and Girls Clu ... read more »

YouthWorks Making Improvements to Pawhuska Schools

Jun 25, 2019

Throughout the summer, YouthWorks a Christ-centered mission group, will be making trips to Pawhuska to help make improvements to the school. Last week, students from Iowa and Illinois came to town. Maintenance Director Dean Hicks said they did a great job making improvements to Indian Camp Elemen ... read more »

City Continues to Look at Parking in Downtown Bartlesville

Jun 25, 2019

There are a couple of surveys you can take if you live in the City of Bartlesville. Engineering Director Micah Siemers said one of those surveys is a Downtown Parking Survey. He said you will receive a flier in your next utility bill. The online survey is already up and running. The Bartl ... read more »

Solid Waste Survey Runs Through Sunday in Bartlesville

Jun 25, 2019

Time is running out if you wish to take the City of Bartlesville's Solid Waste Survey. If you live in Bartlesville, City Manager Mike Bailey the Solid Waste Survey will close within days. Several years ago, the City implemented a poly cart system. At the time the system was put into p ... read more »

Education Department Gives Students Chance to Attend Conference

Jun 25, 2019

The Osage Nation Education Department is giving Osage members a chance to attend the American Indian Science and Engineering Society Conference in Milwaukee Wisconsin in October. The contest is open to incoming high school juniors and seniors. To enter, write a 300-word essay on how you would ... read more »

Woolaroc Kids Fest Taking Place Saturday

Jun 25, 2019

Kids Fest is taking place this weekend at the Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve. There will be arts and crafts, games, live music, inflatables, train rides and more fun to be had by all. The Prairie Fire Grille will be serving anything from Indian tacos, corndogs and cherry limeade. The f ... read more »

Design Committee May Send Recommendations to Council

Jun 25, 2019

There will be another Tower Green Design Committee meeting in Bartlesville Wednesday. The Committee will discuss and take action on a recommendation to the City Council for the inclusion of a water feature for the Tower Center at Unity Square Project. There will also be discussion and action ... read more »

Emergency Management Urges Further Tracking of Damage

Jun 24, 2019

Keep documenting damage – that's what Washington County Emergency Management's Executive Director Kary Cox told the County's Commissioner's Monday. A Disaster Declaration was put in place on May 20th, 2019 and was set to last 30. The Emergency Management Act of 2003 limi ... read more »

Disaster Proclamations Extended at Commissioner Meeting

Jun 24, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regular scheduled meeting Monday morning and two disaster emergency proclamations were approved and extended. Both of these proclamations are a result of the rains in the area.   The commissioners accepte ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jun 24, 2019

A Bartlesville man is facing an allegation of domestic abuse stemming from an incident in which he allegedly became violent with a female. 68-year-old John Jones appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of felony domestic abuse and interfering with an emergency phone ... read more »