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New Pruitt Emails Have Been Released

Jun 16, 2017

Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.   The latest batch of Pruitt ... read more »

USA BMX Hits Roadblock In Tulsa Relocation

Jun 16, 2017

Plans that included $15.2 million from a larger tax renewal package to bring USA BMX to Tulsa has hit a roadblock.   The organization planned to move its headquarters to Expo Square, a multi-purpose arena in the Tulsa County Fairgrounds. The original plan was to refurbish office space an ... read more »

Fallin Says REAL ID Deadline Has Been Extended

Jun 16, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says federal officials have extended the state's deadline for complying with the REAL ID Act to Oct. 10.   Fallin said Friday that the compliance deadline was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The agency had previously set July 10 as the ... read more »

Highway 60 Accident

Jun 16, 2017

An injury collision has occured on Highway 60 in Nowata County, just between the Verdigris River Bridge and the Kentucky Creek Bridge. Three troopers were on the scene, closed the road, and opened it around two and a half hours later. According to a listener, a semi-truck collided head-on wit ... read more »

Miss Cherokee Applications Now Available

Jun 15, 2017

Applications for the 2017-2018 Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition are now available. The deadline for all applications is July 12. The Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition is held Saturday, August 26, with the Junior Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition on August 19 and Little Cherokee Amb ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Evading, Marijuana Possession

Jun 15, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in Washington County court Thursday facing multiple charges. Tyler Thompson stood before District Judge Curtis Delapp facing charges of evading, reckless driving, marijuana possession and driving with a revoked license. According to affidavit, an officer reported t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Kidnapping

Jun 15, 2017

Thomas Eugene Martin of Bartlesville appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Martin is facing multiple felony charges including kidnapping, domestic abuse with a deadly weapon, pointing of a firearm and possession of a firearm. According to affidavit, Mar ... read more »

Test Driving Cars Will Raise Money For Boys & Girls Club On Tuesday

Jun 14, 2017

Doenges Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR Community program to Bartlesville  in an effort to raise $6,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville. For every person who takes the wheel and test-drives a new Ford vehicle at Doenges Ford on Tuesday, $20 will be donate ... read more »

KWON Night At The Ballpark

Jun 14, 2017

KWON Night At The Ballpark is back for another year in 2017. The Doenges Indians will take on the 3 River Bandits on Monday, June 26 at 6pm at Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium, and admission is free. KWON will also have giveaways that night, like Frontier City Tickets, Branson Tickets, Local Spo ... read more »

Hummingbird Season Approaching

Jun 15, 2017

With Oklahoma's hummingbird feeding season in full swing and sizzling summer temperatures looming, biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Wildlife Diversity Program offer the following hints for a successful hummingbird season. Fill Feeders Weekly ... read more »

Two Injured in Osage County Accident

Jun 15, 2017

Two people were injured in a Wednesday evening accident on State Highway 123 just southwest of Bartlesville in Osage County.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a car driven by 84 year-old Patsy Lucas of Bartlesville was westbound on the 14th Street Loop a half mile south and two tenths of ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Appoint Detention Deputies

Jun 14, 2017

The Nowata County Board of County Commissioners held a special meeting on Wednesday at the Nowata County Courthouse annex. The meeting was a called after Monday’s was postponed due a lack of quorum. New business discussed at the meeting included whether bids should be taken or not for a ... read more »

Pawhuska Man Charged With Exploitation of the Elderly

Jun 14, 2017

A Pawhuska man stood before District Judge Curtis Delapp at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. Adam Stephenson is facing a charge of exploiting an elderly person in an incident that occurred in early May. According to an affidavit, Stephenson had an elderly woman sign the paperwor ... read more »

Man Robs Bank To Avoid Wife

Jun 14, 2017

A 70-year-old man who said he robbed a Kansas City, Kansas, bank so he could get away from his wife blamed his actions on depression.   A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Lawrence John Ripple to probation.   Ripple went to the Bank of Labor - a block from police headquarters - ... read more »

Barnsdall Chamber Welcomes New Superintendent

Jun 14, 2017

Soon to be retired Superintendent of Barnsdall Public School Rick Loggins introduced his replacement Tuesday at the meeting of the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce. Loggins wished to emphasize his support for his replacement, life long Osage County Resident, teacher, administrator, and soon to be Ba ... read more »