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Sen. Daniels: Transparency Needed with Federal Money

Jun 17, 2019

A bill passed in Oklahoma's 2019 Legislative Session that had to do with the transparency of Federal dollars. Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels said all agencies will have to show all the federal money that they bring in on a website. That website will show also show how much State ... read more »

All Lanes of Price Road in Bartlesville are Open

Jun 17, 2019

Both lanes of Price Road in Bartlesville are open. However, work on the $875,000 Price Road Dowel Retrofit Project continues. Micah Siemers, the City of Bartlesville’s Director of Engineering, said the project is in the final stages of completion. While both lanes are open again, Siemer ... read more »

Nowata County Receives FEMA Disaster Declaration

Jun 17, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Nowata County for federal assistance in the wake of widespread flooding that occurred last month. This announcement came from a press release from the office of Governor Kevin Stitt. Nowata County Emergency Management Director Laurie Summers wa ... read more »

Osage County Seeing Tourism Dollars

Jun 17, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and got some great news from Executive Director of Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland.   In the last two months, it is estimated that more than $880,000 has been spent on lodging across the county ... read more »

BAAB Tournament Starts Monday Night

Jun 17, 2019

The Bartlesville Area Amateur Baseball tournament is set to begin on Monday evening. Six area 14-and-under squads will battle for the right to be 'city champion' throughout this week.  The action will get underway from the Price Fields in Bartlesville at 6 p.m. on Monday. The fir ... read more »

Commissioner Dunlap to Discuss Special Election Monday

Jun 17, 2019

Renewing Washington County's quarter-cent sales tax will be the topic of discussion tonight in Bartlesville. If you live in the County, you are welcome to attend the presentation put on by District 3 Commissioner Mike Dunlap. Revenue, Dunlap said, has not grown with the quarter-cent s ... read more »

Hot Street Party is Coming to Bartlesville Friday

Jun 17, 2019

The Sixteenth Annual Hot Street Party is coming up! It will take place in Downtown Bartlesville at the Chamber of Commerce building June 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can come and look at some slick new rides and listen to the headliner “The Usual Suspects” put on a show. ... read more »

Two in Stable Condition Following Traffic Accident

Jun 17, 2019

Police redirect traffic at the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Silver Lake Road in Bartlesville Monday. A two vehicle traffic accident occurred in the roadway at approximately 1:30 p.m. A Maroon Toyota was attempting to turn left onto Silver Lake when a Red Honda collided head on ... read more »

Detention Services, Alcohol Tax Allocation Approved

Jun 17, 2019

A total of $16,150 in alcoholic beverage tax collections was approved for allocation on Monday in Washington County. The County Commissioners said the allocated tax was divided among Bartlesville, Copan, Dewey, Ochelata, Ramona and Vera. Earlier, the Commissioners approved a detention ser ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Talk Budget Resolutions

Jun 17, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners continued to discuss budget items with the end of the fiscal year approaching. The forefront of the conversation revolved around a resolution to apply county use tax funds for the sheriff’s office. Chairman Doug Sonenberg wanted to allow the sheriff&rsquo ... read more »

Pedestrian Killed in Nowata County Accident

Jun 16, 2019

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Saturday night Nowata County accident that killed a pedestrian and sent another to the hospital.  According to the accident report, 34 year-old Michael Catlin of Dewey was driving a Jeep Wrangler a mile west of of County Road 406 on U. S ... read more »

Senator Daniels to Host Town Hall Meeting

Jun 16, 2019

State Senator Julie Daniels will host a noon-hour town hall meeting with constituents in Bartlesville on Monday, June 24, from 11:30 to 1 o’clock at the Bartlesville Public Library.   Daniels says she looks forward to taking questions and hearing what issues are important to co ... read more »

Commissioners to Review Reports on Monday

Jun 14, 2019

A detention services agreement will be considered by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. The agreement being weighed is with Sac and Fox Nation (Lincoln County) and Texas County Juvenile Detention Centers. A request for salary and benefits for Washington County State El ... read more »

Potential Budget Amendments Could Impact Dewey Police

Jun 14, 2019

Increase in revenues and expenditures may take place at the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday. The Council will consider and possibly vote to amend the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget to make this possible. Increases in funds for the Dewey Police Department will be weighed. This includes fund ... read more »

Will Rogers Property May be Considered as Surplus

Jun 14, 2019

Arvest Bank will be recognized by the Bartlesville Board of Education Monday night. The Board will recognize the bank for their $15,000 grant to support the District’s Project Lead the Way STEM curriculum. Later in the meeting, the Board will consider and potentially vote to approve ... read more »