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Sand Springs Man Killed in Accident

Jan 30, 2015

\r\n A one vehicle accident ended with the death of a 37-year-old Sand Springs man on Thursday evening.  Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop K troopers were dispatched to an accident on SH 97 north of Sand Springs at about 6:30 P.M.  The accident report shows that 25-year-old Ashley Burke of ... read more »

Phillips 66 Reports Strong Quarterly Earnings

Jan 30, 2015

Phillips 66 is reporting fourth quarter earnings of 1.1 billion dollars.  Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gereg Garland calls the results a solid fourth quarter.  He says that's a result of the company's diversified asset portfolio and operational excellence.  ... read more »

OLLI Spring 2015 session Begins Soon

Jan 30, 2015

The Spring Session for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) classes gets underway on February 9th. The classes are designed for seniors, contributing to their overall quality of life through enriching experiences. RuthAnn Sirbaugh, Director of OLLI, said they strive for variety.   ... read more »

Legislators Back to Work on Monday

Jan 30, 2015

Oklahoma legislators head back to Oklahoma City this weekend to begin the new session on Monday. Local legislators Senator John Ford and State Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap were in the K-WON 1400 studios Friday morning with News Director Charlie Taroboletti to talk about what they ... read more »

Polar Plunge on Saturday

Jan 30, 2015

The weather will make Saturday's Special Olympics Polar Plunge feel even colder. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Patrick Johnson, Bartlesville Special Olympics chairperson said last year's event raised more than $23-thousand.   For the second ... read more »

ConocoPhillips to Work to Control Costs

Jan 29, 2015

Rumors continue about Bartlesville's major employers and the local jobs picture in light of lower crude oil prices and corresponding profit margins.  ConocoPhillips announced a net fourth-quarter loss on Thursday.  Local spokesman, David Austin says the company did not  announc ... read more »

Being Prepared is the Best Prevention

Jan 29, 2015

When disaster strikes, history dictates that it's best top be prepared. To that end, Washington county, the city of Bartlesville and the Bartlesville Public School District gathered for a Hazard Mitigation planning session. A mitigation plan is now a requirement for disaster funding from FEMA ... read more »

Mullin Introduces Bill to Benefit Veterans

Jan 29, 2015

MULLIN INTRODUCES VETS BILL  1/29/15 NOON  CHARLIE Second-District Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin introduced a bill to fix problems that veterans from rural areas may encounter when using the new Veteran's Choice Program.  Mullin is partnering with Kansas Senator Jer ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Reports Loss for Fourth Quarter

Jan 29, 2015

ConocoPhillips is reporting a fourth-quarter 2014 net loss of $39 million, or 3 cents per share, compared with fourth-quarter 2013 earnings of $2.5 billion, or $2.00 per share. Excluding special items, fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings were 700 million dollars, or 60 cents per share, compared ... read more »

Area Fire Crews had a Busy Wednesday

Jan 29, 2015

Wednesday was a red flag warning day due to warm temperatures and gusty south winds. Washington County Emergency Management and many fire crews from around Washington County worked on a fire north of Dewey for the better part of three hours. WCEMD Director Kary Cox said there was one other fire i ... read more »

Small Brush Fire Near SE Frank Phillips Blvd

Jan 28, 2015

Bartlesville fire, police and emergency crews were on scene for what appeared to be a brush fire just north of Frank Phillips Blvd. and east of Comanche Ave. around 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday. They appeared to get the fire under control quickly. ... read more »

Fire Crews Battling Brush fire North of Dewey

Jan 28, 2015

Washington County Emergency Management officials and local law enforcement are dealing with a large brush fire north of Dewey. A 9-1-1 operator has the areas affected.   More information as it becomes available. ... read more »

BPSD Elementary Schools Score High on National Survey

Jan 28, 2015

The Bartlesville Public School District Elementary Schools fared well in a survey taken by a website that rates schools from K-12 through college. According to the study done by www.niche.com ,the rankings of the schools ranged from 27th to 63rd on a list of 100 elementary schools in Oklahoma. Ch ... read more »

Threats to Kill Crime Lands Man in Jail

Jan 28, 2015

Bartlesville police were dispatched to a residence on the city's west side Tuesday afternoon for a threatening phone call. Court affidavits show that police made contact with the victim, identified as Cian Ling, at 1455 Santa Fe Ave. just after 5:30 P.M. Ling stated that she was in the proces ... read more »

Dinosaur-Found

Jan 28, 2015

A dinosaur taken from a pet store in Bartlesville has been found. The 9-foot tall statue of a Tyrannosaurus Rex that had been outside the Classic Pet Center store for close to a decade was found in Tulsa yesterday. According to store owner, Kathy Keim, the perpetrator contacted her with some sad ... read more »