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Big Truck on County Roads a Concern for Commissioners

Feb 05, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners have some concerns surrounding big trucks driving on county roadways. District Three Commissioner Mike Dunlap, the Chairman for the Washington County Board of Commissioners, said a big truck is expected to travel over some county roads towards the end of Fe ... read more »

Snow Day Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 2020 Picture Gallery

Feb 05, 2020

Winter weather swept through our area overnight giving many a well-deserved day off! While there is some activity throughout Nowata, Osage, and Washington counties, most of you are probably snuggled up enjoying the warmth and comfort of your home with your families. Hopefully you are finding ... read more »

Dewey Officials Ask You to Contact Your Insurance Agent

Feb 05, 2020

Mayor Tom Hays and the Dewey City Council want to remind you that you need to contact your insurance company next month. A notice should be sent in your next water bill. Thanks to the drop in the Dewey Fire Department's ISO rating that was announced in November 2019, you should see a decr ... read more »

Elkins Apologizes for Comments Toward Copan Employee

Feb 05, 2020

During the Copan Public Works Authority meeting at Copan's Town Hall on Tuesday night, Deborah Smith lashed out at Pete Elkins for comments he made during his citizen-led meeting last week at the Copan Senior Center. Smith said Elkins slandered her because he falsely claimed that she once ... read more »

Dewey Fire, Others Responds to Oak Street House Fire

Feb 05, 2020

At approximately 12:40 on Wednesday morning, the Dewey Fire Department was paged to a “working” house fire on Oak Street that started in the attached garage. While en route to the fire, a Dewey police officer advised dispatch that the fire was spreading quickly. Dewey Fire's P ... read more »

VIDEO: Rep Hern Recaps SOTU

Feb 05, 2020

Oklahoma US Representative Kevin Hern attended the State of the Union Speech Tuesday evening.   Hern highlights the strong economy created by President Trump’s policies, the optimism inspired by Trump’s plans for healthcare & education, the strength of our military, a ... read more »

Downtown Business District Sign is in the Mail

Feb 05, 2020

The City of Dewey has ordered a sign to lead visitors to the Downtown Business District. City Manager Kevin Trease said that it has been a process to get the sign they want. He said they went through several options with the prison before picking that one special sign that they believe will b ... read more »

Most Roads Are Passable in Osage County

Feb 05, 2020

Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts was able to report Wednesday morning that most of the main roads across Osage County are in good condition, but there are some roads that county crews are working to get treated. The snow has stopped for now, but Roberts says another band of snow c ... read more »

Changes Coming to Pathfinder Trail

Feb 05, 2020

There had been some setbacks in the plans to re-route the Pathfinder trail that is west of Eastland Shopping Center, but these plans are now moving ahead, this according to Director of Engineering for the City of Bartlesville, Micah Siemers. City staff says the reason for the project is to ma ... read more »

Daughters of Lot Breakfast Fundraiser 2020 Set

Feb 05, 2020

Samaritan Counseling & Growth Center will hold their “Daughters of Lot Breakfast Fundraiser 2020” event from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22nd. The event will take place at Adams Boulevard Church of Christ located at 3700 SE Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville. Samaritan C ... read more »

Economic Forecast is Looking Good for Bartlesville

Feb 04, 2020

Bartlesville is doing well and is ontrack for new growth. That was the message heard at the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Forum Luncheon Tuesday at City Church.   Dr. Mark Snead, the President of RegionTrack, Inc., says Bartlesville has outgrown the downsizing in the oil and gas s ... read more »

Murder Trial to Begin Wednesday in Washington County

Feb 04, 2020

The initial stage of jury trial will be held in the State’s case against Terry Donaldson Jr., who is charged with murder in the first degree. It is alleged that Donaldson shot 58-year-old Gregg Meidl in the head in August 2018. A panel of 13 jurors will be selected at the Washington Cou ... read more »

Winter Weather Likely

Feb 04, 2020

Snow, sleet and ice is expected to spread into eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas late Tonight into Wednesday morning and continue through Wednesday evening. Significant snow and ice accumulations will result in hazardous driving conditions across the area on Wednesday. Stay tuned t ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

Feb 04, 2020

  An arrest of a Bartlesville woman yielded a small amount of drugs, but a search of her person revealed even more. Sarah Jackson was charged with felony counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute and smuggling contraband into prison at the Washington ... read more »

Dewey Elementary Participating in Coaches vs Cancer

Feb 04, 2020

Dewey Elementary School, located at 1 Bulldogger Road in Dewey, is collecting coins for Coaches vs. Cancer this week. If you would like to participate and give to this cause, you may drop off your donation at the elementary office. All money raised will go to the American Cancer Association. ... read more »