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Native Americans at Higher Risk of Getting COVID-19

Jan 08, 2021

Dr. Ron Shaw with the Osage Nation Health Department recently gave an update on the COVID-19 vaccine and how the coronavirus is affecting Native Americans. Shaw said there are two vaccines available at the Osage Nation Health Department and it is important to weigh the pros and cons of taking tha ... read more »

OSDH Says 100,000 Oklahomans Have Been Vaccinated

Jan 08, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on social media that 100,000 Oklahomans have received the COVID-19 vaccination as of Friday/Today. Governor Kevin Stitt says the OSDH will continue to get vaccines to Oklahomans as more doses are received from the federal government. OSDH Deputy C ... read more »

Parade Held for Nowata EMT Cole Brooks

Jan 08, 2021

A parade of Fire fighters, police officers, EMTs and other agencies lined Highway 60 from Bartlesville to Nowata to honor first responder Cole Brooks who passed away recently. The parade started at Spirit Church on the east side of Bartlesville and continued to downtown Nowata. Emergency personne ... read more »

Mask Mandate Extension for Courthouse to be Considered

Jan 08, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners will consider, discuss and possibly approve a resolution to extend the mask mandate at the Courthouse in Bartlesville that expired on New Year’s Day. The mask mandate was put in place as a result of the COVID-19 Emergency State of Disaster. Assistant ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccines for Elders

Jan 08, 2021

The Cherokee Nation is now scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for elders ages 65 and older who are eligible to receive care within the Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS). CNHS began calling patients in this priority phase this week to notify elders to schedule their vaccine appointment. Tho ... read more »

Osage and Washington Counties Reporting COVID-19 Deaths

Jan 08, 2021

COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Washington County and Osage County in Friday’s report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Washington County has reported 65 total deaths and Osage County is now at 38 COVID-19 related deaths. Currently, Washington County is reporting 390 a ... read more »

Public Meeting Set for COVID Relief Funds

Jan 08, 2021

The City Council on Monday voted in support of an application process for the City to access grant funding through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce for COVID-19 relief funding following a presentation by Assistant City Planner Nancy Warring. "In May, the City sent a Letter of Interest ... read more »

Commissioners to Receive Miller EMS Report Monday Morning

Jan 08, 2021

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning. Jeremy McLemore with Miller EMS will give a report as to how things are going with their company. The commissioners will consider taking action on making amendments fo ... read more »

Voter Registration in Wash. Co. Ends on January 15th

Jan 08, 2021

Washington County Election Board Secretary Board Yvonne House says Friday, January 15th, 2021 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Tuesday, February 9th, 2021, Caney Valley Special School or the Collinsville Board of Education Primary. House s ... read more »

Development of Washington County Expo Center Discussed

Jan 07, 2021

Approximately 50 people attended a meeting on Thursday evening at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey to discuss the possible future development of an Expo Center south of Bartlesville. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier said nothing is set in stone at this time. He said the h ... read more »

Parade to be Held for Nowata First Responder

Jan 07, 2021

The Nowata Police Department is encouraging citizens to show support for Cole Brooks, a first responder who died this week. A parade with Brooks’ remains will be starting in Bartlesville around 2 p.m. on Friday.   The parade will then travel back to Nowata and arrive downtown aroun ... read more »

Crawford Becomes New Rotary District Governor Nominee

Jan 07, 2021

Pam Crawford of Bartlesville is the latest Rotary District Governor Nominee Designate. Crawford joined Bartlesville Daybreak Rotary in 2015 at the urging of her husband, Paul, who had joined in 2010. When they attended their first International Convention in Atlanta in 2017, she became a tota ... read more »

Mullin Speaks on Attack at the Capitol Building

Jan 07, 2021

Oklahoma congressman Markwayne Mullin was a part of the events that took place at the nation’s capitol on Wednesday. Images showed Mullin appearing to speak with the rioters who were breaking the door to the house chambers. Mullin told our news partners with The News on 6 about the experien ... read more »

Friends, Family Remember Judge Steve Conatser

Jan 07, 2021

James Stephen Conatser, known to friends and family as Steve or “The Judge,” passed away Thursday, December 24th, at the age of 72 in Bartlesville. Conatser was born on July 11th, 1948 and spent most of his childhood in Bartlesville. He graduated from Bartlesville College High in ... read more »

Man Arrested for Domestic Abuse Incident Near Dewey

Jan 07, 2021

Kyle Sanders of Bartlesville was arrested on Wednesday for assault and battery domestic abuse. According to a probable cause affidavit, the alleged abuse occurred at a church parking lot near Dewey. The victim told law enforcement that Sanders stole her vehicle but returned it at approximatel ... read more »