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Woman Arrested For Public Intoxication

Apr 12, 2018

An out of state woman is in the Washington County Correctional Facility on multiple charges. Kim Watts was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice out of Missouri and for Public Intoxication.   According to an affidavit, police were dispatched to a local hotel where a female was l ... read more »

Tulsa Man Fails To Register As Sex Offender

Apr 11, 2018

A Tulsa man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility for two counts of failing to register as a sex offender.   According to an affidavit, Jacob Brown was a resident in Tulsa County and moved to Bartlesville without authorization. The affidavit states that he was approached ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Was Taken In For Domestic Abuse

Apr 11, 2018

A Bartlesville man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility on a charge related to a previous incident he was in trouble for.   According to an affidavit, David Bradshaw was charged with another count of Domestic Abuse. The affidavit states in the first incident that Bradsha ... read more »

Two Contested Nowata County Races

Apr 11, 2018

There are two contested races in Nowata County so far.  Incumbent District One Commissioner Curtis Barnes is challenged by Burke LaRue.  Newly appointed Sheriff, Kenny Freeman drew a challenge from Terry Sue Barnett. Incumbent treasurer Lynn Wesson and current assessor Dave Neely filed ... read more »

KLIFE Achieves its 3 Million-Dollar Goal

Apr 12, 2018

Bartlesville KLIFE's new activity center will become a reality thanks to hundreds of donors who helped the local organization meet its initial goal in its Fortify Tomorrow capital campaign.   Fortify Campaign Co-Chair Michele Robertson announced Wednesday morning the non-profit h ... read more »

Schools Still Closed While Others Go Back

Apr 11, 2018

As announced earlier, Bartlesville Public Schools will be back in session on Thursday, along with other districts like Copan Public Schools, Barnsdall Public Schools, and Dewey Public Schools, who returned on Wednesday.  However, not every school district in the area will be returning to ... read more »

Fires Start In High Fire Danger Conditions

Apr 11, 2018

As a result of the dry and windy weather, Washington County Emergency Manager Kary Cox has announced that several fires were sparked in Washington County.     Cox says a several fires south of Wann were ignited this afternoon, and some flames near Ramona were ablaze too. He ... read more »

Several Contested Races in the State

Apr 11, 2018

Two Republicans and a Democrat filed for the First District congressional seat Jim Bridenstine will vacate at the end of his term. Repubicans Tim Harris and Kevin Hern filed for the seat.  The winner of the GOP primary will face Democrat Tim Gilpin.  The District Two seat held by Markwa ... read more »

Former Bruin Ely Continuing Success at OKWU

Apr 11, 2018

A recent graduate of Bartlesville High School is already making a major impact on the softball diamond at the collegiate level. Abbey Ely has garnered attention for the incredible start her college career has gotten off to pitching for Oklahoma Wesleyan. Ely has started 15 of the 33 games in ... read more »

Osage County Has Contested Assessor's Race

Apr 11, 2018

Osage County voters will have a choice in their election for assessor.  After the first day if filings, 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 »

No Contested Washington County Candidates So Far

Apr 11, 2018

After the frist day of the filing period there are no contested races in Washington County.  Incumbent Assessor Todd Mathes, Treasurer Melissa Thornbugh, District One Commissioner Mitch Antle, and District Three Commissioner Mike Dunlap have filed for re-election.    The fi ... read more »

Dewey to Add Minutes For School When Back

Apr 10, 2018

With the Bartlesville Education Association announcing that classes will resume on Thursday, school districts are beginning to outline their plan on making up the class days that were missed.    In Dewey, Superintendent Vince Vincent addressed a letter explaining how Dewey Publi ... read more »

Local State House Races Will Be Contested

Apr 11, 2018

Voters will have a contested race for State Representative in the District 10 and District 11 races.  Incumbent Representative, Travis Dunlap has two Republican challengers.  Copan's 39 year-old Judd Strom and Nowata's 23 year-old Michael McFarland filed on the first day of the ... read more »

Candidates Filing for Elections

Apr 11, 2018

Candidates who want their name on the ballot for the June Primary or the November General Election started filing Wednesday morning.  Candidates for county offices such as County Assessor, County Treasurer, or District 1 or 3 commissioner file at the county election board.  State and Fe ... read more »

Osage County Filing Period Begins

Apr 11, 2018

Statewide election activity begins officially at 8 am Today, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, when the official candidate filing period opens, Kelly Chouteau, Secretary of the Osage County Election Board, said today.   Candidates for state offices file with the Secretary of the State Elect ... read more »