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Oklahoma Natural Gas Seeks Rate Increase

Jul 12, 2022

The Oklahoma Natural Gas Company has filed an application with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission for approval of a Performance-Based Rate Plan increase. The increase would add an additional $23.40 annually to the base rate already being charged to customers. Oklahoma Natural Gas will take p ... read more »

New COVID Boosters Being Planned

Jul 12, 2022

Just when it appeared that we were getting back to normal, COVID cases are increasing again. And a new variant is threatening Europe and Asia. In anticipation of a possible new variant reaching America and of growing cases of older variants, the US Health Dept and the FDA have been working wi ... read more »

Bartlesville History Museum Hosting Events This Summer

Jul 12, 2022

The Bartlesville Area History Museum has several events planned for this summer that are set to start this month.   Next Thursday, the Museum plans to host an afternoon lecture that is aimed at honoring veterans and military history. Associate Professor of History at Friends Universi ... read more »

Residential Sewer Lines Receive Funding Help

Jul 12, 2022

After receiving approval last week at the Bartlesville City Council meeting, a new pilot program for fixing residential sewer lines will begin this month. The new program seeks to help off-set the cost of repairing sewer lines that have been found to need an upgrade. Normally, the upgrades would ... read more »

Man Pleads Guilty in Bartlesville Sexual Assault Case

Jul 12, 2022

A man pleads guilty to sexual assault in federal court for an incident that occurred in Bartlesville. U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson says Yakir Yakov Zofi, 32, a New York resident and Israeli national, pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual abuse by force and threat in Indian Country on July 8. Cou ... read more »

BPD Chief Chat: Youth Academy Held, Hiring Success

Jul 12, 2022

The latest episode of Bartlesville Chief Chat airs on KWON AM 1400, FM 93.3, 95.1 FM and KWONTV.com. Chief Tracy Roles made his monthly appearance to announce the retirement of Joe Tucker, who has served in the Bartlesville Police Department's (BPD) Records Division for 36 years. Roles sa ... read more »

Construction Ongoing on County Roads in Osage County

Jul 12, 2022

The Osage County District Two Facebook Page wants to inform its citizens of a few roads that are temporarily closed or are being repaired at this time so that construction crews and drivers remain safe. Mammoth Construction is fixing a washout south of 133rd Street N. along 52nd West Ave and ... read more »

Senate May Add Funding to Existing Roadway Budget

Jul 12, 2022

Ahead of the legislative session, state Senator Roger Thompson, Senate Appropriations Chair, has announced that the state legislature is committed to adding funding to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) budget to help with inflation costs for maintaining roadways, both rural and cit ... read more »

Dewey Public School Meeting July 11

Jul 12, 2022

The Dewey Public School Board of Education held their first official meeting on Monday, July 11 to conduct business related to the upcoming school year. Superintendent Vince Vincent gave a report on the on-going roofing repairs at various school buildings, stating that most have been complete ... read more »

Catalytic Converter Thefts Increase

Jul 12, 2022

Next time you check your tires for air, you might want to also check to see if your catalytic converter is still intact.  Oklahoma has moved up to number 15 in the rankings of insurance claims for thefts of the car part with a 44% increase in the past four months. Thefts of catalytic con ... read more »

Cross Country Preparing for Start of Practices

Jul 12, 2022

The temperatures are well into the 100s these days, but that is not keeping Bartlesville High’s cross country team from getting ready for the 2022 season. The Bruins will begin practicing at 7:00 in the morning this Monday. However, they will not be coming in dry. Both BHS runners have ... read more »