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Bartlesville Man Taken In For Intoxication

Jul 28, 2017

A Bartlesville man, who has prior experience with law enforcement, is in the Washington County Correctional Facility again. William Smith was taken into custody on Thursday for being intoxicated in public. According to an affidavit, a deputy was reporting for duty when Smith approached him a ... read more »

Woman Drives Without License

Jul 28, 2017

A Bartlesville woman is in the Washington County Correctional Facility on multiple misdemeanors. Rachel Lynn Justice was taken in for driving without a license, obstructing drivers view or control, failure of proof of security verification, and failure to use a seat-belt. According to an aff ... read more »

EPA Shuts Down Injection Wells Near Bird Creek

Jul 27, 2017

After nearly a year, the injection wells which have been causing the contamination of the Bird Creek tributary, located North West of Pawhuska, have been shut down. Bird Creek has been contaminated by high temperatures and toxic salinity levels as a result of leaking injection wells, and Thursday ... read more »

Westbound Lane of Tuxedo Closed to Facilitate Repar

Jul 28, 2017

Bartlesville Water Department crews have closed a portion of Tuxedo Boulevard near Young Street.  The westbound lane of Tuxedo is closed to facilitate repairs of a line break in the area.  According to Chief Communications Officer for the city, Keli Williams, the lane will be re-opened ... read more »

Lankford Regrets Obamacare Replacement Vote Failure

Jul 28, 2017

Senator James Lankford says he is deeply disappointed that the senate was unable to repeal and replace Obamacare.  Lankford supported the Health Care Freedom Act in order to move forward to a House-Senate conference committee process.  The bill was voted down by a vote of 49 to 51. ... read more »

Oklahoma Public Charter School Association to sue State Board of Education

Jul 27, 2017

The Oklahoma Public Charter School Association is suing the state Board of Education over inequities in funding.   The Okahoman reports that the suit filed this month is requesting that "funding between all public schools be equalized to assure equal education opportunities." ... read more »

Bartlesville Accident On Nowata

Jul 27, 2017

Another accident has been reported in Bartlesville. Around 3 this afternoon, an accident occured at Swan and Nowata. Two cars were involved, as they both collided with damage to the fronts of both vehicles. One was a red four door sedan, the other, a blue truck. Ambulance arrived on the scene ... read more »

Bartlesville Accident

Jul 27, 2017

An accident has been reported by a trusted news source along Madison Road at the corner of Brookline Drive. Police are on the scene, as well as a tow truck. No injuries have been reported at this time, and traffic is continuing as normal. ... read more »

Accident In Osage County

Jul 27, 2017

State Highway 97 in the 3000 block was closed earlier due to a one vehicle collision. Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene. The road has since been opened. We will have more information as it becomes available. ... read more »

OTEMS Is Working

Jul 27, 2017

OTEMS responded to a 2 vehicle accident on northbound US 169,  south of Oologah around South 4070 Road with multiple injuries. The call came in aroun 9:30 on Wednesday night. OTEMS, Collinsville Ambulance, Northwest Fire, Oklahoma Highway Patrol and other agencies were on scene. We w ... read more »

EPA Director Scott Pruitt Goes Back to Basics at P66

Jul 27, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt talked this week with leaders at the Phillips 66 Research Facility in Bartlesville.  It's part of his Back to Basics Agenda -- an effort he implemented to take the EPA back to its core mission.  Pruitt says he sees the comp ... read more »

Scott Pruitt Gains Input on WOTUS

Jul 27, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt is making his State Action Tour talking with governors and business leaders.  Pruitt is focusing on the Waters of the United States rulemaking at the EPA.  He is stopping in the Oklahoma Panhandle, Utah, Arkansas, South Carolin ... read more »

Two Early Morning House Fires

Jul 27, 2017

Bartlesville firefighters fought two house fires early Thursday morning.  Assistant Fire Chief Bill Hollander says the first call came in at about 4 in the morning on a house in the 1500 block of Hickory and the second call came in at about 5-thirty on a house in the 1500 block of Penn. &nbs ... read more »

PSO Announces New Project

Jul 26, 2017

Public Service Company of Oklahoma announced today that they are embarking on a new project that could save customers money in the future. PSO Corporate Communications' Stan Whiteford explains The Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, and how it can save you money. Whiteford says that ... read more »

DOC Plans On Reducing Prison Population

Jul 26, 2017

In an attempt to reduce its prison population, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections is developing a program that would release low-risk offenders into the community under supervision.   The Tulsa World reports the Board of Corrections discussed the program Tuesday at its monthly meetin ... read more »