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Area Residents Enjoying Snow

Jan 15, 2018

Winter weather has struck in Northeast Oklahoma and many residents of Washington, Osage and Nowata Counties are enjoying the snow. The accumulation of snow was only around an inch or less in most places. However, that hasn't stopped many residents from getting out and having some fun. ... read more »

Road Operations Continue Tonight

Jan 15, 2018

Clearance operations continue in northeast Oklahoma, where slick and hazardous driving conditions are reported on highways in Craig, Delaware, Nowata, Osage, Ottawa and Washington Counties. If travel is necessary tonight, drivers are urged to use extreme caution, especially on bridges and ove ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Cancel for Tuesday

Jan 15, 2018

Bartlesville-area schools are cancelling Tuesday classes.  Executive Assistant to Superintendent Chuck McCauley, Laci McClintock says school is being cancelled due to the wind chills that are expected in the morning.   Check the list of weather-related announcements online ... read more »

Local Boy Receives Special Day

Jan 15, 2018

Logan Cochran's special day on Saturday was a raring success. Logan's Walmart Heart Day, set on January 13, involved several Walmart semi-truck drivers transporting him by escort of the Washington County Sheriff's Department, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and Dewey and Bartlesville ... read more »

Accident Downs Pole and Cuts Power

Jan 15, 2018

A traffic accident on Nowata Road caused a power outage.  Public Service Company of Oklahoma Spokesman, Stan Whiteford says a car hit a power pole.   Traffic lights weren't working at Adams Blvd and Silverlake Road intersection at noon.  Whiteford says PSO has been able ... read more »

Weather Related Closings

Jan 15, 2018

There are a few weather related closings in Bartesville area due to the snow falling on Monday morning. We have the up-to-date list of closings on our "Weather Related Closings Page." Light snow has continued to fall across NE Oklahoma in the late morning and early afternoon on ... read more »

Red Cross Asks For Blood Donations

Jan 15, 2018

The Red Cross needs your blood.  Winter weather has an impact on blood donations every year.  Communications Manager for the Northeast Oklahoma Red Cross Jan Hale says 150 blood drives have been forced to cancel this winter and more are likely on the way.  Hale says add in hectic s ... read more »

Highway Crews React to January Snowfall

Jan 15, 2018

Crews in Ottawa, Craig, Nowata, Washington and Osage Counties in northeastern Oklahoma are treating and plowing roads and bridges. You should use caution on bridges in the area and be alert to changing conditions.   Crews will continue plowing operations as needed and other area crew ... read more »

Study Suggests Oklahoma Low On Family Friendliness

Jan 12, 2018

A new study suggests that Oklahoma might not be the best place to raise a family in 2018.   According to Wallethub, Oklahoma ranks 45th out of the 50 states as one of the worst in “family-friendliness.” 42  indicators were used in the study, and the data set ranges f ... read more »

Congressman Mullin Praises VA Changes

Jan 13, 2018

Congressman Mullin praised the change in policy put forth by the Department of Veterans Affairs which will allow veterans to be retroactively reimbursed for emergency treatment at non-VA facilities.       Mullin says there is no quick fix to solve all of the issues ins ... read more »

ODWC Sees Results In 2017

Jan 12, 2018

An NBA All-Star and renovated public shooting ranges are among the notable accomplishments of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation during the past year.   2017 was a year of notable success stories for the Wildlife Department and its outdoors customers. Near the top of th ... read more »

Lee Lake To See Future Improvements

Jan 12, 2018

Lee Lake enhancement at the lake and surrounding park area is ongoing— and is soon to get a much-needed boost, thanks to grant funding from the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department.   The City of Bartlesville has received conditional approval of grant funding to purchase ... read more »

Meeting Set For Community Input On Pathfinder Grant

Jan 12, 2018

The City of Bartlesville is seeking $125,000 ingrant funding to leverage existing local funding for improvements to Pathfinder Parkway — specifically, for construction of a new connection of the trail located south of Eastland Shopping Center.   City staff is preparing an appli ... read more »

OSDH Still Recommending Flu Vaccines

Jan 12, 2018

As the number of flu-related hospitalizations continues to increase, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has sent out a reminder to Oklahomans saying there is still time to get a flu shot.   OSDH reports a total of 22 deaths and more than 1,000 hospitalizations associated with th ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Accused of Assaulting Own Mother

Jan 11, 2018

A family domestic dispute over a water leak led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Brandon Marshall appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of domestic abuse and threats to kill. According to an affidavit, Marshall and his biological mother got into ... read more »