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Unhealthy Air Quality Index Values for Bartlesville Today

Apr 05, 2024

Friday's air quality index value in Bartlesville is rated as unhealthy due to smoke from field and pasture burns.   The higher the AQI value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern. For example, an AQI value of 50 or below represents good air qu ... read more »

WCSO: Beware of Telephone Scam

Apr 04, 2024

A person claiming to be Michael Clay is calling people saying he is a deputy with the Sheriff's Office.The caller claims the person they are speaking with has a warrant and the person needs to go and get a money order and bring it to the Sheriff's Office.    The Washingt ... read more »

Laura Sanders Named Assistant City Manager

Apr 05, 2024

City of Bartlesville Human Resources Director Laura Sanders has been named assistant city manager following the recent resignation of ACM Tracy Roles. “I am excited to announce the promotion of Laura Sanders to the position of assistant city manager,” City Manager Mike Bailey sai ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Indicted on Federal Kidnapping Charges

Apr 04, 2024

A Bartlesville man is facing a federal kidnapping charge and several firearm charges. 41-year-old Jerico Lee Reddell, a Cherokee Nation member and resident of Bartlesville, was indicted by a Tulsa Grand Jury on charges of possessing a firearm and ammunition after previously being convicted of ... read more »

Bartlesville History Museum Offers Great View for Eclipse

Apr 03, 2024

For those looking for a great spot to view the solar eclipse, look no further than The Bartlesville Area History Museum. Registered guests will get a pair of glasses and be able to view the event from top floor of city hall. After the eclipse passes, participants are also welcome to tour the Hist ... read more »

Siren System Failure During Ochelata Tornado

Apr 04, 2024

  During Monday night's storms, tornadoes touched down in five spots in our area. One of those tornadoes touched  down near Ochelata. Although the emergency sirens went off in Bartlesville, the sirens in Ochelata never sounded.   Bartlesville Radio spoke with Washin ... read more »

The Good, The Bad, The BBQ Returns to Hughes Ranch

Apr 04, 2024

You are invited to The 26th Annual The Good, The Bad & The Barbecue charity event on Saturday May 11, 2024 hosted by Robert Hughes and family & the Hughes Ranch.     Even Chairperson Juli Merciez and Elder Care's newly appointed Executive Director Christine Bish ... read more »

Elder Care Names Christina Bishop Executive Director

Apr 04, 2024

The Board of Directors of Washington County Elder Care, Inc. announced that Christina Bishop has been appointed to the role of Executive Director, effective April 1, 2024. Christina has been with Elder Care for 17 years, and she has most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer & Office ... read more »

6 of 10 Bartlesville Charter Changes Fail

Apr 02, 2024

Six of the 10 proposed City Charter changes in Bartlesville failed Tuesday night during a special election.   Voters rejected moving City Council elections from the November ballot to April and extending council terms from two years to three years; restricting city employees from run ... read more »

Videos of Barnsdall Tornado Damage

Apr 02, 2024

We are starting to get some video reports of damage from the Barnsdall tornado from Monday evening. More to come:       ... read more »

Fomer Felon Arrested on Multiple Possession Charges

Apr 03, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested early Wednesday morning on the charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, possession of firearm after former felony conviction, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving with his license suspended. Elmer Maravilla w ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Approves Sidewalk Ordinance

Apr 03, 2024

At this week's city council meeting in Bartlesville, a sidewalk ordinance, which amends the City's current policy was approved. The Council hopes these changes will provide a more accessible way of life for pedestrians.   The Council had been talking about this issue for seve ... read more »

The Rollie Pollie

Apr 03, 2024

This week’s feature pet is the definition of a cuddle bug. Although bugs and cuddles do not go together, when you see this rollie pollie there is no mistaking she’s the product of spring. Heath Clouse, adoptions and transportations specialist at the Washington County SPCA introduc ... read more »

City Council Accepts Grant Awards for Bartlesville Airport Improvement

Apr 03, 2024

The Bartlesville City Council takes several steps to facilitate an upcoming taxilane construction project at the airport.   The council on Monday approved two separate resolutions accepting a total of $737,000 in grant offers from the Federal Aviation Administration for the taxilane ... read more »

Tutoring Assistance Available Through the Osage Nation

Apr 03, 2024

The Osage Nation Education Department is offering 24-hour online tutoring services to Osage Nation students. Any student enrolled in a post-secondary institution who needs assistance can go to Tutor.com.  To take advantage of the one-on-one tutoring sessions in more than 250 subject area ... read more »