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Free Radio on Your Smart Phone

Jul 28, 2015

Do you remember walking around with your own portable radio in your pocket? Since the introduction of the modern smart phone many have been fighting for these platforms to have free FM radio capability.   Many smart phones have FM radio chips installed, however, mobile phone carrier ... read more »

Volunteers Needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Jul 28, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters has been changing the lives of children since 1904. The organization is always on the lookout for volunteers to become Bigs and donations help a lot in that search. Area Director Charlene Dew said there are two elements for success: funding and volunteers. Like many o ... read more »

Osage County School Dates

Jul 28, 2015

It is July and many schools have either began enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year or will soon. The following are the dates for many Osage County Schools   Avant Public Schools First Day of School: August 12 Enrollment: August 10   Barnsdall Public School ... read more »

Help Available for Home Owners Near Downtown Area

Jul 28, 2015

Help for rehabilitation is available for home owners living near Downtown Bartlesville. A Tax Increment Finance District has been created for an area that makes a band around downtown. Residential consultant for the area, called Capitol Hill, Carol Ervin, describes the borders. Ervin said tha ... read more »

Bartlesville City Planning Commission Meeting Tonight

Jul 28, 2015

A long-standing retail staple in Bartlesville could move down the road a bit very soon. The Bartlesville City Planning Commission will consider and take action tonight on a request from Atwood's to move from the current location at the Eastland Shopping Center to a new facility to be built on ... read more »

Pawhuska School Enrollment

Jul 28, 2015

It is July and many schools have either began enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year or will soon. Pawhuska Public School's first day of school is August 20th however, as most parents are aware kids don't get to just show up the first day of school. The following are the dates of enroll ... read more »

Commissioners Hear Concerned Citizen

Jul 27, 2015

During this week's meeting of the Osage County Commissioners, the Commissioners heard from District 2 resident and owner of 146 acres Kurt Langenhahn.   Langenhahn had previously voiced concern regarding traffic and trash along 43rd Street in North Tulsa which was as he stated a ... read more »

Bartlesville Development Authority Chair Good Things Are Coming

Jul 27, 2015

The purpose of the Bartlesville Development Authority is to bring new businesses to town. BDA Chair Bob Fraser said that the organization is talking with more and more retailers and is close to entering into some agreements that are really exciting. Fraser also said there's an even bigger pro ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Drug Possession

Jul 27, 2015

A Bartlesville man is in custody after he allegedly was caught with stolen property and had drugs.  29-year old Cody Ray Reynolds is charged with three counts of knowingly concealing stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.&nbs ... read more »

Lean Urbanism Concept Under Consideration by Washington County Commissioners

Jul 27, 2015

The concept of “Lean Urbanism” could be part of Bartlesville soon. The city could become just one part of the pilot program, “The Project for Lean Urbanism.” Eric Jaekel, President of the Washington County Affordable Housing Coalition spoke before the Washington County Boa ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Consider Commitments

Jul 27, 2015

Representatives of several local agencies were in attendance at Monday's Washington County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting. Northeast Workforce Board Executive Director Michelle Bish gave the Commissioners an overview of the organization. Bish said that the seven county area includ ... read more »

Arrest in triple fatal crash

Jul 27, 2015

A 21-year-old Collinsville man has been arrested for manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with a triple-fatality collision.      Authorities allege the man was driving a car that was southbound in the northbound lanes of U.S. 75 near Sperry on Saturd ... read more »

Looking for Witnesses to Sunday morning shooting

Jul 27, 2015

Bartlesville police have issued a list of possible witnesses to the Sunday morning shooting that resulted in the death of a man in Oak Park.  According to Crime Stoppers Coordinator, David Hackler, investigators are currently attempting to locate possible witnesses for questioning.  The ... read more »

Commissioners Apply For REAP Grant

Jul 27, 2015

The Nowata County Commissioners approved a resolution to apply for a Rural Economic Action Plan Grant for a chiller unit at the courthouse.  The original chiller is getting old and needs to be replaced.  In other action, the commissioners revised the county's eight-year bridge plan. ... read more »

Oklahoma Democratic Party Opens Primaries to Independent Voters

Jul 25, 2015

A move to allow registered independent voters to vote in Democratic primaries in Oklahoma was made on Saturday in Oklahoma City.  The Oklahoma Democratic Party approved the measure during the reconvening of its State Convention on Saturday. The change could go into effect as soon as Sept ... read more »