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Commissioners Finalize RWD Project

Jan 22, 2018

Barbara Albritton from INCOG provided a presentation to conclude an INCOG grant project for RWD #20 Monday morning at the Meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners.   The meeting opened with the presentation and a public hearing during which Albritton discussed the $3 ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Hold Weekly Meeting

Jan 22, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners met briefly for a regularly scheduled meeting. The Commissioners covered just three agenda items in the meeting. The first item was the letting of a bid for polypropylene pipe for county projects. The second item was the appointment of commissioners Doug So ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet On Monday

Jan 22, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning for their weekly meeting where they discussed the ACCO Driver Simulator with Washington County Emergency Management Director, Kary Cox.  Cox worked with the commissioners to set a attentive schedule for when county employ ... read more »

OKC National Memorial Remains Open

Jan 20, 2018

The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum remains open despite a federal government shutdown.   Executive Director Kari Watkins said Saturday that while the museum and memorial to honor victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing is affiliated with the federal National Park Servic ... read more »

Woman Injured When a Man Drives Into Her Apartment

Jan 21, 2018

A man was trying to park his vehicle and ended up driving into a neighbor's apartment injuring a woman.     According to Bartlesville Police Department Captain Jay Hastings, police, fire, and ambulance personnel were called to the Madison Village Village Apartments at a ... read more »

Pawhuska to Host Mosaic Oklahoma Advanced Screening

Jan 20, 2018

You are invited to an advanced screening of the new show, Mosaid Oklahoma next month at The Constantine Theater in Pawhuska.  Mosaic Oklahoma is an ongoing series produced by the OETA Foundation which delves into the communities, people and landmarks that epitomize Oklahoma culture. The ... read more »

March Preliminary Hearing set for Nelson Murder Trial

Jan 20, 2018

The first-degree murder case against Tracy Dawn Nelson will now be heard March 15th.  Nelson was in front of Judge Vaclaw Friday.   She had requested a court-appointed attorney. Bartlesville police arrested Nelson last month after the State Medical Examiner investigated the Jun ... read more »

Governor Fallin Amends her Call for Special Session

Jan 20, 2018

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has amended her executive order calling for a special legislative session to include new tax increases and policy changes endorsed by a group of civic and business leaders.   Fallin amended her call Friday to ask lawmakers to consider tax hikes on tobacco, m ... read more »

Congressman Mullin Comments on Senate Failure

Jan 20, 2018

Second District Congressman, Markwayne Mullin is talking about the Senate's failure to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government and re-authorize the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years.     Mullin says “Certain members of Congress are ... read more »

National Wild Turkey Federation Winning Big In Bartlesville

Jan 19, 2018

The National Wild Turkey Federation is not exactly what you think it is. According to Tyler Deaton, it's not just about hunting, it's about protecting too. The NWTF of course advocates for hunting too, and they hold youth events to promote growth in hunting and land preservation, but ... read more »

Pawhuska School Board Members Honored By Superintendent

Jan 19, 2018

January is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma’s more than 2,700 elected school board members for their dedication to children and schools.   In Pawhuska Public Schools, school board members must develop policies ... read more »

Register for the Polar Plunge

Jan 19, 2018

You're invited to "take the plunge" Saturday morning, January 27th at the Hilton Garden Inn.  Sign up or donate now for Bartlesville's 7th-annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge fund-raiser.   Bartlesville Event Chairman Patrick Johnson says it's easy to get ... read more »

Eggs and Issues Forum Set

Jan 19, 2018

Tickets are available for next month's Chamber Eggs and Issues breakfast with Washington County's state legislative team.  State Senator Julie Daniels and State Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap will provide an update five days after the legislative session convenes on Feb ... read more »

State Auditor Requests EPA Superfund Audit

Jan 19, 2018

Oklahoma's auditor is requesting that a court order him to release a 2011 audit concerning alleged unlawful contracting in the cleanup of the Environmental Protection Agency's heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund site.        The Tulsa World reports that ... read more »

State Senate Bills are Filed for the 2018 Session

Jan 19, 2018

The Oklahoma State Legislature convenes two weeks from Monday.     The Senate has completed filing bills for the Second Session of the 56th Legislature. A total of 706 Senate bills were filed along with 23 Senate Joint Resolutions. In 2016, a total of 831 Senate bills and 4 ... read more »