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Osage County Commissioners Draw Opposition

Apr 13, 2018

Osage County voters will have a choice in their election for assessor.  After the first day if fillings, Republicans Ed Quinton, Jr. and Natasha Yancey of Pawhuska filed for the office.  So did Democrat, LIsa Taylor, also of Pawhuska.   In other races, Democrat, Sally Hulse ... read more »

Contested Washington County Commissioner Races

Apr 13, 2018

Washington County voters will have a choice for District 1 and District 3 County Commissioner.  Incumbent District One Commissioner Mitch Antle will face Democrat Tom Scott in the November General Election.  Incumbent District Three Commissioner Mike Dunlap faces Republican Sydney Barne ... read more »

Judge and District Attorney Candidates File

Apr 13, 2018

Pawhuska’s Judge John Kane ended the three-day filing period unopposed for election to his office as District Judge for District 10 in Osage and Pawnee Counties.  The District 11 District Judge’s office is a 3-way contested election.  Incumbent District Judge Curtis DeLapp i ... read more »

Candidates File for Election as Governor

Apr 13, 2018

It is a crowded field of candidates for the office of Oklahoma Governor.  There are nine Republicans, two Democrats, and three Libertarians who will be asking for your vote.  The GOP field is made up of Barry Gowdy of Elk City, Gary Richardson, Christopher Barnett, and Kevin Stitt of Tu ... read more »

Five File for Lieutenant Governor

Apr 13, 2018

There is more interest in Oklahoma’s Lieutenant Governor’s race than in recent years.  An Independent, two Democrats, and four Republicans filed for the office that Todd Lamb will vacate to run for Governor. Ivan Holmes of Okahoma City will run as an Independent.  Anasta ... read more »

Plenty of Candidates for Congress

Apr 13, 2018

Candidates for the November General Election spent the last three days filing their declarations of candidacy and there are quite a few contested elections.     First District Congressman, Jim Bridenstine has chosen not to run for re-election.  The First Congressional ... read more »

Church In Nowata Catches Fire

Apr 13, 2018

A fire ignited at the Trinity Church in Nowata on Friday morning around 11. The Nowata Fire Department responded to the fire, and had to call in other crews to help assist.    Nowata Fire Dispatch says that there were 13 other fire crews working to control the fire, and the buil ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Gun Charges

Apr 13, 2018

Shots fired at a Bartlesville apartment complex led to the arrest of a 22-year-old Bartlesville man. Bruner Windell III stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing a charge of feloniously possessing a firearm and reckless conduct with a firearm. According to affi ... read more »

Endangered Bird Recovers In Oklahoma

Apr 13, 2018

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the recovery of the black-capped vireo, a small migratory songbird that breeds and nests in Oklahoma, Texas and northern Mexico.   Only 350 birds remained across the vireo’s range when the bird was listed as an endangered species in ... read more »

Fugitive Friday

Apr 13, 2018

Terra Thomas walked away March 8 from Turley Residential Center in Tulsa.   Thomas is white, about 5-feet 4-inches tall, and weighs approximately 150 pounds, with red hair and hazel eyes.   When she walked away, she was serving time for possession of controlled substance ... read more »

Osage County District 36 Will Be Contested

Apr 13, 2018

As of Noon Friday the District 36 seat for the House of Representative will be a contested race. The incumbent, Republican Representative Sean Roberts had not yet filed for re-election however, it is believed he planned to do so. Filing against Roberts were two Republication Candidates, Louise Re ... read more »

OEA Calls for End to Teacher Walkout

Apr 12, 2018

The Oklahoma Education Association has called for end to the statewide teacher walkout. A news conference was held on Thursday afternoon and OEA President Alicia Priest spoke. Priest said republican legislatures just won’t budge on more funding. The walk out helped secure millions ... read more »

Nowata Election Races See Additional Filing

Apr 12, 2018

Nowata County now has two contested races for county commissioner. Troy Friddle filed against incumbent District Three Commissioner, Bud Fros on Thursday.  The District One race saw incumbent District One Commissioner Curtis Barnes draw a challenged from Burke LaRue on Wednesday.  Newly ... read more »

Meth Found in Bag of Chips

Apr 12, 2018

A Bartlesville woman appeared in court on Tuesday on one new charge. Bonnie Stoy was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance from an incident that occurred over the weekend.   According to an affidavit, an officer made a traffic stop and dispatch advised that the ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Possession of Methamphetamine

Apr 12, 2018

A woman found with hypodermic needles in her purse was booked into to police custody. Penny Hayes stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia for an incident that occured earlier this week. According ... read more »