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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 »

Bartlesville Police Arrest Man with Drugs

Jul 24, 2015

Bartlesville Police officers were on a call at a residence in the 400 block of Choctaw when 38-year-old Matthew Shane Gillman showed up. After talking with Gillman and checking his identification, they found an outstanding warrant. When officers tried to arrest him, he ran off. After a brief chas ... read more »

Summer Sunday Concert in Downtown Bartlesville

Jul 24, 2015

A local business is working to liven up Downtown Bartlesville on Sunday evenings with free concerts. Hideaway Pizza will present their second concert of the summer this Sunday with Oklahoma's own Red Dirt Rangers taking the stage at 6 P.M. Marketing director Janie Harris said Hideaway Pizza w ... read more »

Civil Case Secrecy Request by State Senator Rejected

Jul 24, 2015

An ongoing investigation against Oklahoma State Senator Rick Brinkley is underway and will remain open to the public after Tulsa County District Judge Mary Fitzgerald rejected a request to file under seal a motion to put a civil case on hold. The Better Business Bureau of Tulsa filed suit against ... read more »

Animal Shelters Call for Awareness of Over-Population

Jul 24, 2015

  Most animal shelters stay overpopulated, especially during the summer months. Statistics from the National Humane Education Society show that more than 3,000 dogs and cats are born every hour of every day in the United States. There are many ways you can help. First, if you a ... read more »

Nation Moving Foward on Housing Development

Jul 23, 2015

Last week the Osage County Commissioners signed off on the plat design and the vacation of territory agreement for a new housing development in Osage County.   Sky Lodge Estates will be a new housing development just south of Skiatook in Osage County, and is being planned and constru ... read more »

Washington County School Supply Drive in Need of Packers

Jul 23, 2015

Monday, July 27th is the last day to sign up for the Washington county “Pack the Backpacks” campaign. One benefit of signing up is that your child is more likely to receive the items they need. Sign-up is taking place at Agape Mission, Mary Martha Outreach and the CONCERN Center. Orga ... read more »