Tulsa, OK – West Nile virus is found in mosquitoes tested in Tulsa. Only a fraction of the usual number of mosquito spraying requests have been received at the Tulsa County Health Department this summer because of the heat. But John Baker with the Department says a batch tested last night was positive
The location, which will be sprayed, is from 61st to 71st between Sheridan and Memorial.
Oklahoma City, OK – 2 Oklahoma counties added to disaster declaration
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Federal Emergency Management Agency says government entities and certain non-profit organizations in Craig and Nowata counties may seek reimbursement for expenses they incurred during severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck May 22 through May 25.
FEMA officials say the expenses include emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities.
Tulsa, OK – Due to the continued high temperatures, record-breaking demand for electricity, and the loss of some generating facilities in other parts of our region, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) is asking its customers to take immediate steps to reduce their use of electricity as much as possible.
The emergency appeal for energy conservation is specific to today. However, PSO customers are urged to conserve as much as possible while these extreme weather conditions persist.
Pawhuska, OK – More than 80 animals seized from Okla woman's home
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) Officials have seized 81 cats and dogs from an Osage County woman's home.
Bartlesville animal control officer Rita Harvey told the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/pfKnGI ) that she helped raid a residence in conjunction with the Osage County Sheriff's office.