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ConocoPhillips to Sponsor Tower Center at Unity Square

Aug 13, 2019

ConocoPhillips will provide a $100,000 sponsorship to help fund construction of the Tower Center at Unity Square project. In addition to the public funding and the ConocoPhillips sponsorship, donations for the project have also been received from the Lyon Foundation ($250,000), the Parsons Fo ... read more »

Program Managers Could Come to Local Communities

Aug 13, 2019

The scope and the magnitude of the flooding event last May that went well into June has created a situation that changes reporting procedures after an emergency. Washington County Commissioner Mitch Antle explains some of the changes that the County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Hosting Many Events This Week

Aug 13, 2019

Skiatook’s Chamber Luncheon is taking place Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church, located at 940 Oak Street. District Attorney for Osage county, Mike Fisher, will be this month’s guest speaker. Lunch begins at 11:45 and the cost to attend is $7. The Skiatook Chamber of ... read more »

Utility Relocation for Bevan Creek Behind Schedule

Aug 13, 2019

Utility relocation for the Bevan Creek project in District 3 of Washington County has been a few months behind schedule. Commissioner Mike Dunlap oversees the District and said the Public Service Company of Oklahoma assured him that the utilities for the project would be completed by the end ... read more »

Pawhuska Transportation Bond Vote in September

Aug 13, 2019

At Monday evening’s school board meeting, Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash gave an overview on the state of the school’s bus fleet. He did this because there is a special bond issue election on September 10th dealing with transportation and Cash made it clear to the board that buses ... read more »

Water Reuse Design Could be Completed this Year

Aug 13, 2019

Another water source that the City of Bartlesville has been pursuing is water reuse. Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen explains that this process takes treated waste water from the plant in Bartlesville and pumps it upstream on the Caney River. That water is then discharged at a certai ... read more »

New Cherokee Nation Chief Swears Into Office Wednesday

Aug 13, 2019

Washington County's District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier is going to Tahlequah, Oklahoma for the inauguration of the Cherokee Nation’s new chief on Wednesday. The Cherokee Nation will see new leaders sworn into office at the Chota Conference Center. Chuck Hoskin Jr. won the election ... read more »

Dewey Fire Assists Dewey Public Schools on Monday

Aug 13, 2019

New grass was installed around Dewey Elementary School’s playground on Monday night. The Dewey Fire Department was asked by Dewey Public Schools Superintendent Vince Vincent if they could water the sod last week. Pumper Truck 1, Tanker 8 and Brush Truck 2 were used for the project. ... read more »

Oklahoma Group Seeks Vote to Reject 'Permitless Carry' Law

Aug 13, 2019

A Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma City is joining forces with gun safety advocates seeking a public vote on whether to overturn a state law that will allow people in the state to openly carry firearms without a background check or training. Rep. Jason Lowe announced plans Monday for a refer ... read more »

Judge Blocks Implementation of New Liquor Law

Aug 13, 2019

A state district judge has blocked implementation of a new law that requires top brands of wine and spirits to be sold to all Oklahoma alcohol wholesalers. The Oklahoman reports Judge Thomas Prince in Oklahoma City ruled the new law violates the state constitution. The Oklahoma Supreme Co ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Gets Report From Superintendent

Aug 12, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening at the Administration Building and Superintendent David Cash presented the board with his monthly report. In his report, Cash was sure to highlight that many of the buses that are on the road are outdated. While th ... read more »

Woman Dies After Car Wreck

Aug 12, 2019

One woman is dead after a car wreck that took place on Adams Road in Bartlesville on Monday morning, according to Bartlesville Police. It is suspected that a cardiac incident contributed to her 1996 dodge Caravan leaving the road near Burger King. BPD Sergeant Daniel Elkins tells us more about th ... read more »

Clayton, Townsend Help Film United Way Video

Aug 12, 2019

Towards the end of the week last week, Bartlesville Regional United Way had help filming their new campaign video for 2019. Chad Clayton and Matt Townsend with City Church offered their time and their gifts with videography last week when they filmed Bartlesville Regional United Way's new ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested on DUI, Child Endangerment Charges

Aug 12, 2019

A Dewey man was arrested on Saturday night after he was suspected of driving under the influence with an 11-year-old child in the front seat of his vehicle. Joshua Hooser was charged with felony counts of DUI and child endangerment during a court appearance in Washington County on Monday. Acc ... read more »

Vera Woman Charged After Saturday Stabbing Incident

Aug 12, 2019

A Vera woman was arrested after an alleged stabbing incident on Saturday night. Deanna Simon appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of assault and battery with a deadly weapon. According to an affidavit, the victim lives in a residence just to south of S ... read more »