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Dewey City Council Discusses New Grant Regarding Rural Economic Plan Fund

Feb 05, 2024

The Dewey City Council met Monday night for their first of two regular monthly meetings on Don Tyler Avenue. For City Council, it was fairly short with only two items of discussion. Firstly, City Manager Kevin Trease gave his update on the resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an aw ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Air Conditioning, Surplus Items

Feb 05, 2024

The Nowata County Commissioners met Monday morning for what was a regular meeting. Nowata County Treasurer Rachell Marrs announced that the security cameras at the courthouse were lagging behind a decent amount and that it was an issue of safety. Member Troy Friddle stated he had some worry a ... read more »

Elevated Fire Spread Potential Rises on Thursday

Feb 05, 2024

Enhanced to near critical fire spread rates will develop by Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service says.   According to an alert issued Monday, gusty south to southwest winds to near 40 mph and well above average warm temperatures will occur on Thursday. Weather service met ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Receives Third Assault and Battery Charge

Feb 05, 2024

A Bartlesville woman was seen in Washington County Court Monday on the charge of domestic abuse - assault and battery. Trinity Haddon was arrested on Saturday February 3rd after police responded to a domestic in progress in the 800 block of SE Choctaw Ave. According to an affidavit, Haddon ca ... read more »

Tribal Sovereignty Among the Top Issues facing Oklahoma

Feb 05, 2024

By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Tribal sovereignty is expected to again be a top issue facing Oklahoma lawmakers and Gov. Kevin Stitt as they returned on Monday to begin the 2024 legislative session. Stitt, a Republican and himself a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has had a cont ... read more »

Storm Sirens on Sunday Were False Alarm

Feb 05, 2024

If Sunday's cloudy skies had you wondering about possible tornadoes with the addition of the tornado siren going off that morning, then your fears were valid, but the possible tornado was not.   Kary Cox, Washington County Emergency Management director, explains a little bit of w ... read more »

2 Arrested After Saturday Homicide in Coffeyville

Feb 05, 2024

Police are investigating a Saturday homicide in Coffeyville, Kan., and have made two arrests.   According to a news release, at 6:55 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, police responded to the 1400 block of West 10th Street for a shooting where they located a gunshot victim identified as 39-ye ... read more »

Barnsdall Nursing Home Gets High Honor

Feb 05, 2024

The Barnsdall Nursing Home has been recognized on a national level. The U.S. News and World Report has ranked the facility as a Best Nursing Home for 2024. Only 19 percent of nursing homes get that recognition nationwide.   For the 2024 listing, the U.S. News and World Report rated m ... read more »

Osage County Health Department Getting New Roof

Feb 05, 2024

The health department in Pawhuska is in need of a new roof and at Monday's Osage County Commissioners meeting, board members were reviewing quotes from different companies to determine who would make for the best option. Members of the health department were also on hand talking about who the ... read more »

PODCAST: Congressman Josh Brecheen

Feb 05, 2024

  The border crisis, the impeachment of the Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, government spending and the retaliation bombings for the three US servicemen at the hands of Iranian proxy groups.   Congressman Josh Brecheen said the recent bill presented in the US ... read more »

Samaritan Counseling and Growth Center's 2nd Annual Cornhole for a Cause

Feb 05, 2024

The Samaritan Counseling and Growth Center is sponsored and supported by numerous Bartlesville churches of various denominations. The mission of Samaritan Counseling & Growth Center is to provide affordable counseling services that integrate body, mind and spirit to persons seeking opportunit ... read more »