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Weather Related Closings

Jan 12, 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an ice storm warning in effect from 6 am Friday to 6 am Sunday for the area. Light freezing rain is expected to develop late tonight into Friday morning...and continue periodically through early Sunday morning, some transition to rain is possible i ... read more »

Should Oklahoma Appoint Labor Commissioners?

Jan 14, 2017

or appointed under a measure that's been filed ahead of the legislative session that begins next month. Freshman state Sen. Adam Pugh filed a joint resolution this week seeking a public vote on the issue. Under current law, the labor commissioner is one of 11 statewide elected state offic ... read more »

Bridenstine Votes on Obamacare Repeal Measure

Jan 14, 2017

Congressman Jim Bridenstine joined 227 Members of the House to take the first step in repealing Obamacare.  The bill starts the so-called "reconciliation" process for repealing Obamacare.  The Senate passed this  bill early Thursday, calling for committees to prepare the ... read more »

Osage Tourism Event Scheduled

Jan 14, 2017

The Osage County Tourism Committee and the Osage County Industrial Authority announce the speaker and topic line-up for the second Tourism Forum, "Dimensions of Osage Tourism" to be held Friday, January 27th from 10 to 2:30 at the Helmerich Research Center at Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa. ... read more »

Verdigris Valley Electric Customers Without Power

Jan 14, 2017

Some Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative customers south of Bartlesville are without power due to the ice storm.  As of 10 o'clock this morning, 152 VVEC customers are without power.  Most of the outages are just west of Skiatook.  As of now, PSO has no power outages. ... read more »

Dover Face More Felony Charges

Jan 13, 2017

A Bartlesville man who remains in the Washington County Jail faces more felony charges.  28-year old Vernon Lee Dover, Jr. is charged with operating/dealing with a chop shop, knowingly concealing stolen property, and possession of methamphetamine.  Bartlesville police received a report ... read more »

Body Found in Osage County

Jan 12, 2017

The Osage County Sheriffs Office has confirmed that a body was discovered at Hulah Lake on Wednesday morning. The Osage County Sheriffs Office was informed of an unresponsive male subject located at the Rocky Ford boat ramp area. Deputies, Hulah Rural Fire District, and Oklahoma State Parks offic ... read more »

City crews are Monitoring Streets

Jan 13, 2017

Bartlesville crews are monitoring local streets.  Public Works Director, Keith Henry says his staff has been out since about 4 this morning and things started getting slick in spots at about 6 o'clock Henry says you should slow down because there are some scattered slippery spots -- ... read more »

PSO Causes an Outage to Fix an Outage

Jan 13, 2017

Public Service Company had to cause a power outage in order to fix a power outage.  Spokesman Stan Whiteford says PSO was notified at about 11:30 Friday morning of an outage and downed power line on Southeast Elmhurst.  In order to safely work on the problem, the company had to turn pow ... read more »

Osage County Marking Abandoned Vehicles

Jan 13, 2017

Osage County Emergency personnel are taking specific additional action regarding abandoned vehicles due to the ice storm warning covering much of Oklahoma this weekend. Osage County Emergency Management Director Jerry Roberts told KPGM News that emergency personnel will be marking abandoned vehic ... read more »

Dover Face Burglary Charge

Jan 12, 2017

A Bartlesville man remains in jail as he appeared for the second straight day in a Washington County courtroom.  28-year old Vernon Lee Dover, Jr. is charged with larceny of an automobile and second degree burglary.  Bartlesville police investigated a case about stolen cars out of Kansa ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Felony DUI

Jan 12, 2017

A $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville for allegedly leaving the scene of an injury accident and being drunk.  24-year old Tre Richard Epps is charged with DUI, driving with a suspended license, and failure to carry insurance.  Bartlesville police were called to investigate an ... read more »

Ramona Police Looking For Man Involved In Robberies

Jan 12, 2017

The Ramona Police Department is currently looking for a man involved in the robberies of two local stores. Around 1:30 in the morning, the Ramona Mini Mart and Simple Simons were both broken into. Ramona Police say that the man was able to take cash from the stores. Ramona Police were able t ... read more »

Christmas Tree Recycling

Jan 12, 2017

The City of Bartlesville is offering free Christmas tree mulching at the upper level parking lot of Sooner Park. Undecorated trees may be dropped off at the designated fenced area, located just east of Madison Boulevard. Trees will be accepted until January 22, and mulch will be made available to ... read more »

City Offices Closed Monday

Jan 12, 2017

Monday trash routes are set to be ran on Wednesday, January 18. City of Bartlesville offices will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Police and fire services will continue as normally scheduled, with no interruptions. City offices will re-open as normally scheduled on Tu ... read more »