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Winter Storm Watch Posted

Jan 09, 2020

A cold front is forecast to push into the region Friday and Friday night with much colder air filter into the region. This will allow for a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet to develop Friday night before a change over to snow Saturday. With these forecast models now in pla ... read more »

Severe Thunderstorm Potential For Friday

Jan 09, 2020

Severe thunderstorms are likely on Friday afternoon and evening. Damaging winds will be the primary severe weather threat, but a smaller potential for large hail and a few tornadoes will exist as well. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts of severe weather and ready plans to respond to impact ... read more »

First Snow of the Year Could be Coming on Saturday

Jan 09, 2020

Osage County escaped from getting any wildfires Wednesday evening. The county still has a severe weather threat to look ahead to on Friday and a snow storm mixed with bitterly cold temperatures on Saturday. Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts said they are still unsure on what the forecast for S ... read more »

Senator Lankford Encourages Senate to Pass USMCA with VIDEO

Jan 09, 2020

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today spoke on the Senate floor in support of the Senate’s ongoing work to consider and finalize the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which updates and enhances the existing North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that was put in place more than two decad ... read more »

Teams Forming for BBBS Bowl for Kid's Sake

Jan 09, 2020

Team are forming for the annaual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kid's Sake in February.  Area Director Charlene Dew and BFKS Campaign Chair George Halkuades appeared on Community Connection this week to talk about the event scheduled for February 21, 27 or 28 at at Red A ... read more »

City Launches Software Management System

Jan 09, 2020

The Community Development Department this week launched a project that will make it easier for citizens to do business with the City of Bartlesville. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman said the first phase of e-Services went live Monday after 10 months under development. She said this ... read more »

Councilman Talks Potential of Pickleball Court Project

Jan 09, 2020

Towards the end of the Bartlesville City Council meeting on Monday, Micah Siemers, the Director of Engineering for the City, gave a presentation on project information for potential General Obligation Bond and Half-Cent Sales Tax Capital Projects. Ward 2 Councilman Paul Stuart said they will ... read more »

No Wildfires Occurred in Washington County Wednesday

Jan 09, 2020

Nowata, Osage and Washington counties were under a Red Flag Warning on Wednesday, which meant burning was not recommended. While several fires occurred in Osage County, Kary Cox, the Director for Washington County Emergency Management, said no wildfires occurred in Washington County on Wednes ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Works Dept is Preparing for a Possible Snowstorm

Jan 09, 2020

The National Weather Service is prediction freezing rain and snow for our area Saturday, but no specific amount has been officially predicted.  Whether it's a dusting or 8 inches of snow, Bartlesville Public Works Director Keith Henry says his crews are prepared. Henry says, &quo ... read more »

Second Warrant Obtained for the Arrest of Sex Offender

Jan 09, 2020

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for a wanted fugitive and they have obtained another warrant for his arrest with an additional bond of $175,000. Lt. Johnathan Robertson said the original warrant for 39-year-old Edward Joseph Ellis Jr. had a $20,500 bond and was ... read more »

Tax Seminar to be Held in Bartlesville Next Thursday

Jan 09, 2020

Tax season is on the horizon, and to prepare you for whatever may come, a tax seminar will be held in Bartlesville. Deborah E. Muggenborg, a partner at Stots, Archambo, Muggenborg & Barclay, will present at the Young Professionals of Bartlesville’s upcoming Tax Seminar. The discussi ... read more »

Reactions from Our U-S Senators on the Iran Situation

Jan 09, 2020

We reached out to our federal lawmakers this week for reactions following the taking out of an Iranian General and his second-in-command along with the Iranian missile response.  U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following state ... read more »

Fire Danger Threat Continues Across Osage County

Jan 08, 2020

As of 4 o' clock Wednesday afternoon, five fires had been started across Osage County, but Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts reports that all have been put out.   Roberts says the fire danger will continue into the morning because of the high winds. He adds that there is no confir ... read more »

Donating Blood Could Win You Tickets to the Super Bowl

Jan 08, 2020

Jan Hale, an External Communications Manager for the American Red Cross, said they are in critical need for Type A, B and O blood donors. Type O blood is needed the most. Hale said they have less than a three-day supply of type O blood. She said the American Red Cross would like to keep about ... read more »

McCauley: State Should Invest in More Class Resources

Jan 08, 2020

A new semester started for Bartlesville Public Schools on Monday, and everyone is getting settled into their desks, classrooms and offices. Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley is looking forward to a great 2020. He said there are still needs that schools across the State of Oklahoma ha ... read more »