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UPDATE: Two Arrests Made in Saturday Shooting

Nov 25, 2023

UPDATE: 11/27/2023 12:50 p.m. — Two arrests have been made in a shooting incident on Saturday in Bartlesville. Bartlesville Police Chief Kevin Ickleberry says a 15-year-old male was arrested on charges of shooting with intent to kill and possession of a firearm while committing a f ... read more »

Juvenile Detained After Monday Stabbing

Nov 27, 2023

A 15-year-old male is being questioned as a suspect after a Monday stabbing in downtown Bartlesville. According to Bartlesville Police Chief Kevin Ickleberry, at approximately 3:25 p.m. on Monday, BPD officers were notified by a local Bartlesville hospital&n ... read more »

Nowata Basketball Opens Season at Fairland

Nov 27, 2023

The Nowata Ironmen are set to tip off their basketball season Tuesday evening when the guys and girls travel to Fairland. For the girls, they’re trying to improve on what was an up and down season in 2022. On the guys side, they are working with new Head Coach Derick Ott as he took over for ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Indecent Exposure Charge

Nov 27, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Monday afternoon on the charge of indecent exposure. Johnny Gonzalez was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 21 after a dispatch call was made in regard to possible harassment. When the officer arrived, the reporting party told officers that Gon ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Holding Food Drive

Nov 27, 2023

Barnsdall Public Schools is currently holding a food drive through Thursday, December 7th. The efforts will support the Youth and Family Services Emergency Youth Shelter.   Middle and high school students are asked to bring canned goods to their sixth hour teacher and elementary stud ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Courthouse Pipe Replacements

Nov 27, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners met on Monday after taking the previous week off due to the Thanksgiving holiday. This morning’s meeting was mostly predicated on the replacing of the piping at the Nowata County Courthouse. Some members from Powell Mechanical installation were present to ... read more »

Osage Nation Holiday Market Taking Place Saturday

Nov 27, 2023

The Osage Nation holiday market is taking place this weekend at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska for anyone looking to get a head start on their Christmas shopping lists. There will be several arts and craft vendors on hand at the event, which will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   For more in ... read more »

Osage County Tourism Director Gives Financial Report

Nov 27, 2023

At Monday's Osage County Commissioners meeting, Tourism Director Mary Beth Moore gave the Board an update regarding how tourism dollars have been spent over the last year and how she plans to spend those funds in the year ahead. Moore said she believes the current strategy that they ar ... read more »

Osage Co Commissioners Breeze Through Weekly Meeting

Nov 27, 2023

The Board of Osage County Commissioners convened for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning and breezed through their weekly agenda. Osage County Tourism Director Mary Beth Moore gave a financial report as to how she is managing her tourism dollars and where tha ... read more »

Bartlesville Water Supply Update

Nov 27, 2023

  Bartlesville's overall water supply remaining is at 57.5 percent with the weighted water supply remaining at 73.6 percent.   Appearing on CITY MATTERS, City Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen said one of the ideas under consideration to increase the city's wa ... read more »

Commissioners Approve New Body Scanner for County Jail

Nov 27, 2023

A new body scanner is coming to the Washington County Jail after county commissioners approved a project request for funding.   Sheriff Scott Owen says the new equipment will be used to detect narcotics and other items of contraband before jail inmates complete the booking process. O ... read more »

Bartlesville Free Leaf and Grass Pickup Starts Dec. 4th

Nov 27, 2023

  The City’s next free yard debris collection is set for the week of Dec. 4-8.   Appearing on CIY MATTERS, Bartlesville Public Works Director Keith Henry said residents can put their bagged yard debris or bundled tree limbs at their normal trash collection point on the ... read more »

OKM Music #Giving Tuesday

Nov 27, 2023

  You're invited to give the gift of giving back this holiday season at OKM Music’s #GivingTuesday open house.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mary Lynn Mihm invited everyone to celebrate all that YOU and OKM Music have brought to the community this year ... read more »

Osage Casino CEO Releases Statement on Crimes at Bartleville Casino

Nov 24, 2023

In the wake of the stabbing and shooting incidents at the Osage Casino in Bartlesville, Osage Casino and Hotel CEO Kimberly Pearson released a statement to Osage News and in part it said the following:   "I'm deeply saddened that our new Bartlesville property has become the ... read more »

1 Dead in Fire at Molly's Landing in Catoosa

Nov 24, 2023

An early Friday morning fire at a favorite Catoosa steakhouse on historic Route 66 has taken one life.   Our partners at News On 6 report the fire at Molly’s Landing restaurant started around 1:50 a.m. on Friday, and several departments including Catoosa, Limestone, Rolling Hil ... read more »