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Vinita Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash Near Chelsea

Jun 20, 2024

A Vinita woman was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash near Chelsea in Rogers County.   According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 82-year-old Rose Abram was driving a 2006 Chevy Silverado on State Highway 66, approximately 2 miles north of Chelsea, just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. ... read more »

Bartlesville Area History Museum Looking for Recipes for Exhibit

Jun 19, 2024

This winter, the Bartlesville Area History Museum’s exhibit will feature topics of early traditions and social life. As a part of the exhibit, BAHM invites the Washington County community to submit their favorite family recipes for the museum to use in creating a community cookbook. At the ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Approves Changes to Bartlesville City Charter

Jun 19, 2024

Gov. Kevin Stitt has approved four amendments to the Bartlesville City Charter.   Voters went to the polls on April 2 and passed four of 10 proposed amendments to the City Charter. The changes include a requirement that City Council candidates must have lived in their ward for six mo ... read more »

Senator Lankford Comments on Border Policy

Jun 19, 2024

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford cares deeply about getting a handle on the chaos going on at our southern border. After President Joe Biden announced a new program making it easier for illegal U.S. citizens who are married and have children to get green cards, here is what Lankford had to say wit ... read more »

Pawhuska Council Must Adopt Budget on Thursday

Jun 19, 2024

The Pawhuska City Council must approve a budget for the 2024-2025 fiscal year by Thursday. On Tuesday, they held a special meeting to discuss what could be done in an effort to prevent the jobs being lost that City Manager Jerry Eubanks talked about last week.   Eubanks said since la ... read more »

Never Shop Hungry...Or Name Pets!

Jun 19, 2024

Sometimes the staff at the Washington County SPCA  get hungry while naming the pets that come into the building. That being said, sometimes you get a litter of puppies named entirely after bread.   Jari Bowers, volunteer coordinator for the WSPCA introduces this weeks star&helli ... read more »

Anthony Hudson Elected District One Commissioner

Jun 19, 2024

Since Dr. Everett Piper stepped down from his post as County Commissioner for District One earlier this year, Anthony Hudson has been serving in that interim role. After Tuesday night's election results came in, Hudson was promoted to serve in that capacity full time, as he defeated Randall J ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Employee of the Month Recognized

Jun 19, 2024

The City of Bartlesville Employee Advisory Committee recognized their most recent employee of the month. Jenson Smith works for the Parks Department and received the honor after his co-worker Terry Chapman nominated him. Chapman had this to say in his nomination letter: “Jenson was clea ... read more »

Senior Orientation Event Being Held for Osage Nation Students

Jun 19, 2024

Osage Nation students entering their senior year of high school will have an opportunity to take part in a two-day event to help prepare them, in hopes of making their senior year as stress free as possible.   Students will get information about how to best prepare for college, their ... read more »

Florida Man Seen in Washington County on Indecent Proposals to Child Charge

Jun 19, 2024

A Florida man was seen in Washington County court Tuesday afternoon on two felony charges of lewd or indecent proposals to a child under 16. 36-year-old Alexander Lincoln was arrested around 2 a.m. Monday morning in Ramona. Lincoln allegedly had been having conversations with a decoy for Wome ... read more »

Dewey Football Looks to Fill Important Position

Jun 18, 2024

The Dewey Bulldoggers have been busy this summer on the gridiron, as they approach the mandatory OSSAA dead period in July. We previously mentioned that Dewey will have some important spots to fill before the fall, but none more important than the signal caller spot. With junior-to-be Ryder M ... read more »

Perrier Elected New Sheriff of Osage County

Jun 19, 2024

Osage County citizens went to the polls on Tuesday evening and elected a new sheriff. Bart Perrier defeated the incumbent Eddie Virden.   Perrier is a life-long Osage County resident and says he is grateful for the voters and is ready to get to work.    Perrier defe ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools/BPS Foundation on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jun 19, 2024

Exec. Dir. of Teaching & Learning at Bartlesville Public Schools, LaDonna Chancellor, and Exec. Dir. of the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation, Blair Ellis, were our guests on COMMUNITY CONNECTION.   LaDonna brought us up to speed on the construction upgrade at Wayside and Ra ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners District 2 Election Goes to Runoff

Jun 18, 2024

The June 18th primary election results in Nowata County came final Tuesday night, with an interesting outcome. The total vote would end with nobody getting 50% of the vote, leading to a runoff vote in August. The final vote showed Brandon Wesson (challenger) winning the popular vote with 195 ... read more »

Senator Julie Daniels Re-elected

Jun 18, 2024

Republican Oklahoma Senator Julie Daniels has earned another term in office after overcoming a challenge from former State House District 11 Representative Wendi Stearman in the Tuesday's GOP primary election. There is no Democrat opponent in November, so this primary election settled the ... read more »