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Council Rejects Firefighters Arbitration and Calls Vote

Apr 20, 2018

The City of Bartlesville will send the election board a resolution calling an election asking voters to decide which of two last best contract offers of a contract between the city and its firefighters will be implemented.  David Taylor summarized the two positions for the council during a n ... read more »

Candidates Answer Questions At Forum

Apr 20, 2018

A forum was held at Arvest bank on Thursday night where several candidates for First District Congress answered questions.   While there were varying answers from each candidates, they had some agreement as well. In relation to Jim Bridenstine being selected for NASA, Tim Harris says ... read more »

Firefighters Arrested for Starting Fires

Apr 20, 2018

Two members of the Washington County Fire Department and Washington County Emergency Management are arrested and accused of starting grass fires. According to an arrest affidavit, Patrick Bradley and Hunter Martin were driving near North 4020 Road and West 1800 Road on February 14th when Brad ... read more »

Okesa Driver Injured in Rollover Accident

Apr 20, 2018

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Thursday afternoon accident in Osage County.  According to the accident report, a 2008 Dodge Charger driven by 48 year-old Luis Perales of Okesa was westbound on Okesa Road just after 1 o'clock.  The vehicle went off the road to ... read more »

Osage County Free Dump Day this Saturday

Apr 20, 2018

Saturday April 21st from 8am to 4pm, the Osage County Commissioners and the City of Pawhuska will host their Free Dump Day. Osage County residents will have the opportunity to drop off bulky items along with no longer functioning appliances and much more.   The dump day was establis ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged in Domestic Incident

Apr 19, 2018

A domestic incident that got out of hand led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Chandler White stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of domestic abuse by strangulation and assault with intent to kill for an incident that occurred earlier this week. ... read more »

Bridenstine Confirmed as NASA Chief

Apr 19, 2018

The U. S. Senate has confirmed Congressman Jim Bridenstine as the next administrator of NASA.  The vote went along party lines with 50 Republican votes to confirm and 47 Democrat no votes and two no votes from Independents. Bridenstine says it is an honor to be confirmed. He goes on to s ... read more »

Accident Closes U. S. 60 near Osage Hills Park

Apr 19, 2018

We have a report that a portion of U. S. 60 was closed at around 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon.  An accident involving a semi caused the closure.  Be prepared to take an alternate route.  More information as it becomes available. ... read more »

Tammie Mooreland Makes a Deal

Apr 19, 2018

Former Bartlesville REMAX realtor, Tammie Mooreland was on Wednesday's broadcast of Let's Make a Deal and she won.   Mooreland takes an every-other-year trip with her cousins and last July 27th the cousins visited Let's Make a Deal.  She says the show was originally set ... read more »

Christian Costello Found Not Guilty in Stabbing

Apr 19, 2018

An Oklahoma man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal stabbing of his father, who served as the state's labor commissioner at the time of his death.        Authorities say Christian Costello fatally stabbed his father, Mark Costello, in Augus ... read more »

Kismet Okyere Repeats Youth of the Year

Apr 19, 2018

Kismet Okyere does it again! Okyere is the Boys & Girls Club State Youth of the Year for 2018.    Boys and Girls Club Executive Director, Jason Barta says Okyere received the award Wednesday.   Barta says the club's staff and board is happy for and proud of ... read more »

Nowata County Silver Alert Cancelled

Apr 19, 2018

The Nowata County Sheriff's Office has cancelled a Silver Alert it issued for 77 year-old John Daniels of Delaware Monday night.     Officials say Daniels has returned home.  The alert was issued on Monday after Daniels had not been seen since Sunday evening. ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With DUI

Apr 18, 2018

A man seen stumbling out of his vehicle was booked into the Washington County Jail earlier this week. Dennis Pendleton stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of driving under the influence and driving under suspension. According to an affidavit, an officer ob ... read more »

Oklahoma Boy Makes Impressive Catches

Apr 18, 2018

An Oklahoma boy has made two impressive catches while fishing in Oklahoma.    With his father's help, 8-year-old Zaniel Cole, has done the unthinkable. Not only did Zaniel snag a 100-pound paddlefish, but he also managed to snag a rare shovelnose sturgeon the very same day! ... read more »

Fallin Signs Bill To protect Victims

Apr 18, 2018

Governor Mary Fallin has signed a bill that helps protect victims from their sex offenders.   Fallin signed House Bill 1124, which prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet and loitering within 1,000 feet from their victims’ homes. Under current Oklahoma law, sex of ... read more »