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Washington County Board of Commissioners First Monday Presentations

May 04, 2015

  The room was full at the beginning of Monday's Washington County Board of Commissioners. Two different groups were on hand to go before the Board. Frances Gardner, Secretary of the Washington County Women's Farm Bureau Organization, presented county officials with a fresh- ... read more »

Congress Adds Banisment to Punishment for Drug Crimes

May 04, 2015

The Osage Nation passed a bill on 20 April that would add the threat of banishment to anyone charged by the tribal nation in a “dangerous drug offense.”   In a story released today by Osage News, “those who are convicted of selling, manufacturing or distributing dan ... read more »

A Great Day for the Cherokee Nation

May 04, 2015

Monday, May 4th is a great day for the Cherokee Nation as the first of four new medical clinics open for business. Some 200 citizens and officials were in attendance for the grand opening ceremony. Crosslin Smith gave a traditional Cherokee blessing to the Cooweescoowee Medical Clinic. Principal ... read more »

Bartlesville Quilters Honored for Service

May 04, 2015

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services honored members of a Bartlesville organization during a statewide ceremony held at the Oklahoma History Center. The Honey Be Quilters received the Ed Birchall Award for Humanitarian Service from DHS Director Ed Lake.  The group has provided more ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Sign Agreement with Shidler

May 04, 2015

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners held a brief meeting Monday morning.   During which, the commissioners signed an agreement with Shidler City Council to remove brush and trees during an upcoming city project.   The commissioners also signed a resolution to ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Bids

May 04, 2015

Nowata County Commissioners had a busy meeting Monday morning.  The commissioners received six bids for hot mix/hot lay, accepted five of those six bids upon price and availability.  The commissioners tabled a bid for a 2010 or newer 10-wheeler dump truck.  County officials receive ... read more »

Chlorine Leak Found

May 04, 2015

Nowata City officials Monday morning found a small chlorine leak at the city's sewer plant.  City Manager Eric Epperson says that the leak is fixed and there was no immediate danger to the facility. ... read more »

Legislature Working on Budget

May 03, 2015

 For the second straight year, Oklahoma's budget writers are scrambling to fill a significant shortfall in the state budget for the upcoming year as lawmakers enter the final month of the 2015 legislative session.        Budget negotiators face a $611 million ... read more »

KRIG Country Showdown Preliminary Results

May 02, 2015

It was a fabulous day at Washington Park Mall for the Outdoor Show and KRIG Country Showdown, Saturday. There were 30 talented contestants with 15 selected to move on to semi-final competition: Summer Flenniken Allie Baker Bryanna Swan Hailey Hanmer Annie Hart Celeste Drowatzky J ... read more »

Bartlesville Education Authority Does Walk Thru at BPSD

May 01, 2015

Bartlesville City Council members, acting as the Bartlesville Education Authority, met for a special meeting with the BPSD School board on Wednesday. The two groups discussed the current high school project as well as the middle school project and bidding. Dr. Gary Quinn talked about the $36.7 mi ... read more »

Body Found in Caney River Identified

May 01, 2015

The body of a man found in the trunk of a car in the Caney River has been identified. Newson6 reports that a friend identified the man as Rafael Hernandez-Torres. It's also reported that there is a bullet in the body. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol received a call at 6:28 Friday morning about a ... read more »

Washington County Treasurer: Revenue Streams are Flat

May 01, 2015

Government officials in all capacities are working on the next fiscal year budgets. Washington County Treasurer Brad Johnson said that while state legislators are working to balance a deficit, things are a little different in Washington County. Johnson encourages residents to spend money loca ... read more »

Outdoor Show This Weekend

May 01, 2015

You're invited Friday and Saturday to the radio station's Outdoor Show at the Washington Park Mall.  Explore all the things on display for your outdoor fun this summer.  Free books...register for door prizes including tickets to Thunder on the Mountain...Cardinals vs. Cubs baseb ... read more »

Several State Agency Budgets Set

May 01, 2015

State legislators have been working to balance a $611-million budget deficit since February. Representative Earl Sears said the some agency budgets are set but there's still work to do. The current legislative session ends at the end of May. ... read more »

Kustom Car and Hot Rod Show in Dewey this Weekend

Apr 30, 2015

Expect to see a lot more vehicles on the streets of Dewey this weekend and many of them are classics. The 14th Stray Kat 500 Kustom Car & Hot Rod Show happens on Saturday and Sunday. Stray Kat Kustoms owner Mick Bryan said the show is in it's 14th year and has grown quite a bit. Bryan ... read more »