Harper County Newswire

Harper County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Harper County, OK.

Results 1 - 20 of 31 in Harper County, OK

  1. Kansas records eight earthquakes for the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    None of the quakes in Kansas was above levels detectable to humans from ground shaking, with the two largest - on the northern edge of Harper County and southern edge of Sumner County - registering at magnitude 2.1 quakes.

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  2. a Icepocalypsea misses Altus -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Altus Times

    ... Electric and Northwestern Electric Cooperative show about 3,600 customers in Woodward County, nearly 1,900 in Harper County and about 1,400 in Ellis County had no electricity. Oklahoma Gas and Electric officials reported more than 2,600 power ...

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  3. Winter storm causes damageRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... is being restored, and all towns have at least partial power. Large amounts of storm debris is piling up. - Harper County reported damaged trees and downed power lines throughout the county, with some of the worst damage in and around Buffalo. The ...

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  4. The Latest: 11,000 without power in Oklahoma after ice stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | WWSB

    ... Electric and Northwestern Electric Cooperative show about 3,600 customers in Woodward County, nearly 1,900 in Harper County and about 1,400 in Ellis County had no electricity. Electric co-ops across the state reported more than 9,000 outages. OG&E ...

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  5. Thousands Of Oklahomans Without Power In Winter StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... and Mayes counties. Woodward County is the hardest hit in western Oklahoma with 2,291 consumers without power. Harper County, Beaver and Ellis counties come next. Freezing rain will continue falling in Northwest Oklahoma Sunday morning, likely ...

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  6. Freezing Rain Continues In NW Ok Leading To Power Outages, Downed TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Freezing rain will continue falling in Northwest Oklahoma Sunday morning, likely leading to more power outages and downed tree limbs, power lines. Power outages reported include more than 500 residents in Woodward County, 1,200 in Harper County, 1,600 in Ellis County, and 80 in Dewey County.

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  7. Harper County most active for earthquakes in past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Of a dozen earthquakes in the region over the past week, half were within the boundaries of Harper County and one just across its eastern border, in Sumner County, U.S. Geological Survey data showed.

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  8. Franklin County swearing inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County officials who were elected, or re-elected, during the November 2016 campaign were sworn into office during a ceremony on Sunday, January 1 in the District Courtroom.

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  9. Frack film festival slated for Saturday in WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    An oil drilling rig operates north of Waldron Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The oil boom in Harper County has made some land owners millionaires.

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  10. A third of this week's earthquakes were in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... or above, among six quakes recorded in the state. The six - which included four in Sumner County and two in Harper County - were among 18 earthquakes that occurred in Kansas and Oklahoma over the seven-day period ending Thursday morning. The ...

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  11. New Research Shows More Evidence Of Wastewater Disposal, Earthquakes ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    New, peer-reviewed research conducted by scientists at the US Geological Survey provides additional evidence of a direct connection between wastewater disposal and earthquakes. The paper, to be published in the November/December issue of Seismological Research Letters , focuses on the strongest earthquake ever recorded in Kansas -- a 4.9 magnitude quake in November 2014 near Milan, which is in south-central Kansas.

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  12. Oklahoma needs to curb quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas saw a sharp reduction in earthquakes after it restricted the disposal of oilfield wastewater. But as the state experienced Saturday, homes and property are still at risk until Oklahoma get more serious about the problem.

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  13. Anthony man killed in Harper County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    A 28-year-old man was killed and two others hospitalized Tuesday night in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Harper County.

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  14. Hydraulic Fracturing: State Regulatory Roundup Vol. 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... 25,000 barrels a day to 16,000 barrels a day. The limit of 25,000 barrels a day for the northwestern corner of Harper County and the eastern half of Sumner County will remain unchanged. DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the ...

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  15. Three dead in weekend crashes on Oklahoma roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... p.m. Saturday, Adame was driving a northbound pickup on State Highway 34, about 24 miles north of Woodward in Harper County, when a pickup in tow began to swerve, according to the patrol report. The towed vehicle came loose, and the pickup rolled ...

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  16. Doing more to curb quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    State regulators' strategy for curbing earthquakes in south-central Kansas seems to be working. But to its credit, the Kansas Corporation Commission decided Tuesday to do even more.

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  17. Kansas tightens limits on oilfield water injectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | ParsonsSun.com

    The Kansas Corporation Commission has further restricted the amount of oilfield wastewater that can be injected underground in southern Kansas in the hopes of further reducing the number of earthquakes in the region.

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  18. Kansas tightens restrictions on oilfield water injectionsRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Kansas Corporation Commission has further restricted the amount of oilfield wastewater that can be injected underground in southern Kansas in the hopes of further reducing the number of earthquakes in the region. Earlier restrictions led to a drop in earthquakes, mostly in Harper and Sumner counties, experts said.

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  19. Kansas panel tightens restrictions on frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    The Kansas Corporation Commission has expanded restrictions on the amount of oilfield wastewater that can be injected underground, a practice that has been linked to earthquakes in south central Kansas in recent years. During a meeting Tuesday, the commission left in place an 8,000-barrel per day limit in five specific areas of Harper and Sumner counties.

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  20. One quake in Kansas this week, barelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The magnitude 2.4 tremblor was recorded about 2:45 p.m. on July 22 about 1,500 feet north of the Oklahoma line in Harper County.

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