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Ochelata Couple Charged with Burglary

Aug 30, 2018

An Ocheleta couple was arrested after unlawfully entering a home and taking multiple items. Jeffrey Highfield and Ashley Highfield each appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing second degree burglary charges. According to an affidavit, a man came by ... read more »

Chamber Hosts Legislators for Tournament

Aug 30, 2018

Businessmen joined current and former local legislators Thursday for the annual Chamber Legislative Golf Tournament at Adams Golf Course.  Former State Representative, Mike Wilt hosts the event started by then State Representative Jim Dunlap.  Wilt is happy that the weather was good for ... read more »

Man Faces Three Charges in Domestic Abuse Case

Aug 29, 2018

A deputy sheriff responds to dispatch referencing to a report of a physical assault in Bartlesville leading a 44-year-old man to stand before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, the victim in the case says her boyfriend John Jeffery Thomas returned ... read more »

Student Arrested After Making Threat

Aug 30, 2018

A Bartlesville student was arrested after they made a threat against the school system.  Bartlesville police sargeant Robert Boles confirms the student made the threat and other students overheard what they said.  He says the threat report came in after school hours.   Poli ... read more »

The Education Vote Showed its Power in the Primary

Aug 30, 2018

A pro-education movement that led to a statewide teacher walkout in the spring barreled through Oklahoma's primary election this year and knocked six more GOP legislators out of office.  All six of the Republican House members who lost their jobs in Tuesday's primary runoff voted aga ... read more »

Gentner Drummond Concedes Runoff

Aug 29, 2018

Tulsa attorney Gentner Drummond is conceding the Republican nomination for Oklahoma attorney general after a bruising runoff with incumbent Mike Hunter.   Drummond conceded Wednesday after unofficial results from Tuesday's primary runoff election showed Hunter leading by fewer th ... read more »

Man Arrested After Fleeing Police

Aug 29, 2018

A Bartlesville man pulled over for a routine traffic stop tried to flee on foot before a police K9 assisted in an arrest. Tanner Pendergraft appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of driving under suspension and obstructing an officer among other charges. Acc ... read more »

Trash Routes Change for Labor Day

Aug 29, 2018

The City of Bartlesville will close most of its offices in recognition of the Labor Day weekend.Due to the office closure, Monday trash routes will be changed to Wednesday next week to accommodate for the closings. Public Works Director Keith Henry says Monday customers will need to put their ... read more »

Osage Nation Opens New Tulsa Casino

Aug 29, 2018

Osage Casinos officially opened its new $160-million hotel and casino just north of downtown Tulsa Wednesday morning.  Chief Standing Bear   Chief Standing Bear and tribal officials cut the ribon at the facility located in the 900 block of West 36th Street North next to the Tisd ... read more »

'Card Sign-up Month’ Promotes Library Awareness

Aug 28, 2018

Local libraries across the nation team up to promote card holder awareness during September’s “Library Card Sign-up Month” initiative. In association with the American Library Association, the Bartlesville Public Library aims at encouraging everyone to renew or sign up for a lib ... read more »

Judd Strom wins GOP Nomination for House Seat

Aug 28, 2018

Judd Strom defeated incument State Representative Travis Dunlap to win the GOP nomination in Tuesday's primary runoff election.  Strom picked up 2433 votes for 58.58 percent of the vote.  Strom was upbeat when he complimented Dunlap for running a clean race.   Strom poi ... read more »

Election Results - Live on KWON

Aug 28, 2018

FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 10   Republican   Candidate Votes Vote % Precincts Reporting ... read more »

Hern Advances to General Election in Congress Bid

Aug 28, 2018

A Tulsa fast-food restaurateur has won the Republican nomination in the race for the open U.S. House seat in Tulsa. Kevin Hern defeated longtime Tulsa prosecutor Tim Harris in Tuesday's GOP primary runoff to advance to the November ballot in the race for the state's only open congressiona ... read more »

Marijuana Working Group to Hear from Speakers

Aug 28, 2018

Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels and the rest of the state Legislative Working Group on Medical Marijuana will hear from several speakers during Wednesday's meeting.     The agenda calls for the group to hear from Dr. Jean Hausheer on Medical Practices and Stand ... read more »

KWON to Cover Primary Runoff Results Tonight

Aug 28, 2018

Voters in Nowata, Osage, and Washington counties will have the opportunity to decide several impactful races until 7 tonight. The republican ballot is heaviest with several races to decided important offices including the highly-contested governor’s race between Kevin Stitt and Mick Cor ... read more »