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Commissioners to Consider Getting New 911 Equipment

Jan 31, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse in Pawhuska this Monday for what appears to be a brief meeting. The commissioners will consider signing a contract with AT&T to get new 911 equipment. The commissioners will also consider purchasing seven Kenwood Digi ... read more »

Filing Period Opens Monday for Dewey Municipal Offices

Jan 31, 2020

Candidates for municipal office in the City of Dewey municipality may file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3rd. The filing period ends Wednesday, Feb. 5th at 5:00 pm. Candidates for the offices need to file with the Secretary of the County Election Board. Cand ... read more »

Special County, Presidential Preferential Elections Set

Jan 31, 2020

Oklahoma’s Presidential Preferential Primary election and Washington County’s Special County election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd. Here is what you need to know in the meantime: •           Voters must be a registered ... read more »

Stitt Administration Announces SOONERCARE 2.0

Jan 31, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt Thursday announced his administration’s healthcare plan, called SoonerCare 2.0, in Washington, D.C. where he was participating in the Trump administration’s release of the Healthy Adult Opportunity (HAO) initiative to give unprecedented flexibility to States to in ... read more »

Democrat Candidate Takes Center Stage on Thursday Night

Jan 30, 2020

Emilie Tindle, a Democratic candidate from Collinsville that is running for Oklahoma Congressional District 11, was a guest speaker during the Washington County Democratic Party's meeting at the Bartlesville Public Library on Thursday night. The House District 11 seat that Democratic hope ... read more »

Courthouse Discussed at Osage Commissioner Meeting

Jan 30, 2020

The Osage County Courthouse in Pawhuska was opened in 1914. In recent years, there has been concern that the courthouse is deteriorating and some believe a new one needs to be built or the current one needs to be re-furbished. Others would like to see a courthouse annex in Skiatook.   ... read more »

Motions Filed Prior to Murder Trial

Jan 30, 2020

With a trial for murder in the first degree less than a week away, defense counsel for Terry Donaldson Jr. has filed a motion to prevent two pending cases against Donaldson from being joined together. On top of the alleged August 2018 murder of Gregg Meidl, Donaldson is also being charged with fi ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Charged with Domestic Abuse

Jan 30, 2020

An Ocheleta man with a violent history was arrested for an alleged domestic incident that occurred on Wednesday morning. Carl Wood appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing misdemeanor domestic abuse charges. According to an affidavit, Wood and a female victim went to dinner. Wood w ... read more »

Chamber, Tri County Tech to Put on Eggs and Issues

Jan 30, 2020

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce will once again host their Eggs and Issues breakfast at Tri County Tech located at 6101 Nowata Road. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, Feb. 28th from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Sherri Wilt, the Chamber's President, said the breakfast will feature ... read more »

Washington County DA's Office Handling Silva Investigation

Jan 30, 2020

Former Pawhuska Police Chief Nick Silva was notified earlier this week that City Manager Dave Neely had terminated his contract. This is in the wake of an OSBI investigation into the Pawhuska Police Department that Osage County District Attorney Mike Fisher had requested earlier this month. Fishe ... read more »

Decking of Stage Taking Place at Tower Center Project

Jan 30, 2020

We are close to being through with the first month of 2020, and as we progress, the Tower Center at Unity Square project in Bartlesville progresses alongside us. Bartlesville Vice Mayor Alan Gentges said crews on Wednesday began to deck the roof of the stage that has been installed at the con ... read more »

Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe Talks Impeachment Process

Jan 30, 2020

Republican U.S. Senator for Oklahoma Jim Inhofe said the question and answer period for the impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump will close on Thursday. Sen. Inhofe said the process will be the same process Americans heard on Wednesday. He said Alan Dershowitz has been an interes ... read more »

PSO Issues RFP for Short-Term Generating Capacity

Jan 30, 2020

The Public Service Company of Oklahoma, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, is issuing a draft Request for Proposals for economical generating capacity to supply the short-term needs of its customers. Stan Whiteford with PSO Corporate Communications said power generators, IPP's, or o ... read more »

Interstate Farm and Home Show

Jan 30, 2020

You are invited to attend the Inter-State Farm & Home Show Friday, March 6th 1-7pm and Saturday, March 7th 8:30am-4pm at Nellis Hall - Coffeyville Community College 400 W. 11th Street, Coffeyville, Kansas.   The Interstate Farm andHome Show is presented by Bartlett Co-op with KRI ... read more »

Brake Receives Local RSU Alumni Scholarship

Jan 30, 2020

Jaycee Brake, a Rogers State University-Bartlesville junior, was selected to receive the Bartlesville Area Alumni Scholarship for the spring 2020 semester. Brake is completing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree - accounting option at RSU, with plans to pursue and complete ... read more »