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Bartlesville Man Arrested on Third Drug Charge This Summer

Aug 06, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested on drug charges for the third time since early June. Charles Hoffman was presented with charges of possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute during arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Court documents allege that Hoffman ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Picks Up DUI After Hearing

Aug 06, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested for driving under the influence and transporting an open container for an incident that occurred on Monday. Vernon Munkirs had his new charges presented on Tuesday afternoon. The district attorney’s office alleges that Munkirs was in court for a hearing r ... read more »

Donation Aids Run The Streets Ahead of New Season

Aug 07, 2019

Purple shirts can always be seen occupying several of Bartlesville’s running paths. The color has become synonymous with the Run The Streets program over the past 10 years. Run the Streets is a 12-week program for teens from 12 to 18 years old. They work together with their mentors to train ... read more »

Hay Trailer Involved in Two Car Accident on Tuesday

Aug 06, 2019

Hay spilled onto Highway 75 following a two car accident late Tuesday afternoon. Washington County Emergency Management's Executive Director Kary Cox said the accident took place in the northbound lanes just to the north of Monday's Truck Stop near Ochelata. He said both lanes were bl ... read more »

OSDH Release Statement on Senate Bill Lawsuit

Aug 06, 2019

The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority said in a statement on Tuesday that they are aware of potential discrepancies in the language of Senate Bill 1030. This is in light of a lawsuit against the bill. The agency welcomes the opportunity to receiv ... read more »

Sen. Daniels Attended Ceremonial Signing Monday

Aug 06, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt held a ceremonial bill signing for House Bill 1373 on Monday. Bartlesville Senator Julie Daniels joined Representative Zack Taylor, the principal author of the Fresh Start bill, for the occasion. Senator Daniels said the bill is aimed at getting formerly incarcerated Okla ... read more »

United Way to Film New Campaign Video Thursday

Aug 06, 2019

Bartlesville Regional United Way will film their new campaign video at Richard Kane Elementary on Thursday. Marketing Manager Whitney Virden explained that they hope their video will give a broad sense of what United Way is doing in Bartlesville and the surrounding communities. She said she f ... read more »

District One Commissioner Enjoying Job but Staying Busy

Aug 06, 2019

District one commissioner for Osage county, Randall Jones, has been on the job for just over seven months now. There are many ongoing projects that Jones currently oversees, such as fixing the Bowring Road. He says the flooding rains back in May and June have made him modify what he had hoped to ... read more »

City of Dewey Researching Fuel Pump Options

Aug 06, 2019

Mayor Tom Hays has told the Dewey City Council that he thinks it is important to bring a fueling station to Dewey. They just want to research the options for now to see if they can create a central location for work trucks to come up and pay. A meter would be put in place at the station so th ... read more »

BRTA to Hold Special Called Meeting Wednesday Afternoon

Aug 06, 2019

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority will meet Wednesday afternoon at city hall for a special called meeting to discuss an agenda item that got tabled during their end of July meeting. The item is in regards to possibly adopting and approving a façade improvement grant agreem ... read more »

State of the Schools Luncheon Taking Place Wednesday

Aug 06, 2019

Superintendent Chuck McCauley will address an audience at the Bartlesville High School Commons Area on Wednesday. The event is in its second year and is being put on by the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. Executive Director Blair Ellis said Superintendent McCauley will reflect on the ... read more »

Osage County Continues to Clean Up After the Storm

Aug 06, 2019

Osage County is still waiting on FEMA to grant them funding for public assistance across the county. District one commissioner Randall Jones wants everyone to know that the county is moving forward with beginning the cleanup process, though.   Parts of Osage county got upwards of six ... read more »

Single Vehicle Accident Near Dewey Cleared

Aug 06, 2019

Officials responded to a single vehicle, non-injury accident this morning just east of the City of Dewey. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene at County Road 1500 and County Road 3980 with the Dewey Fire and Police Departments. A vehicle was headed eastbound in a ... read more »

Nationwide EAS Test Set For Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 1p.m.

Aug 06, 2019

The 2019 nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System is here, as FEMA and the FCC issued a reminder that the test will take place this Wednesday, Aug. 7. Radio and television stations will receive the test message at 1:20 p.m. local time. Con ... read more »

Bartlesville Parking Survey Raw Data

Aug 06, 2019

In a story you heard first on KWON, the preliminary results are in from the City of Bartlesville downtown parking survey. Bartlesville’s Ward 2 City Councilor shared some of the raw data on KWON’s Community Connection show Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Some of the general findings: ... read more »