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Courthouse a Topic of Discussion at Commissioners Meetings

Feb 24, 2020

Interest rates are at an all time low at the moment. This is why attorney and proponent of the re-construction of a new courthouse in Pawhuska, Jeff Raley, wants to see such a measure put on a ballot for Osage County residents to vote on in June. District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay also wants ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Allegedly Attacks Man with Shovel

Feb 24, 2020

A 63-year-old Bartlesville woman was arrested after allegedly attempting to hit a male victim with a shovel. Kimberly Baker appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to an affidavit, a Bartlesville Police ... read more »

Absentee Ballot Applications Still Open for Elections

Feb 24, 2020

Voters in Washington County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Tuesday, March 3rd, Presidential Preferential Primary and the Special County Election should apply now. Absentee ballot applications forms are available at the County Election Board Office located at 420 S. J ... read more »

KWON Tech Talk Hosts Talk Recent Ransomware Attack

Feb 24, 2020

The Hillcrest Country Club was recently attacked by a ransomware malware from cryptovirology. They are currently working with the authorities, insurance, F.B.I. and also a third-party ransomware specialist recovery company to help them through this process. Charles Moll with IT Village One sa ... read more »

Osage County Tourism Director Gives Report

Feb 24, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning and the possibility of re-constructing a courthouse in Pawhuska and adding an annex in Skiatook continued to be the main point of conversation.   District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay wants to s ... read more »

Adams Officially Assuming Role as Arvest President, CEO

Feb 24, 2020

As of Monday, Arvest Bank in Bartlesville's new President and CEO is officially assuming her duties. Kim Adams was tapped to fill the leadership role for the bank on Tuesday, Feb. 11th. Adams said Arvest Bank's mission has been, and always will be, about taking care of their cus ... read more »

Parks and Rec. Projects Under Bartlesville's Proposed G.O. Bond and CIP

Feb 24, 2020

Much attention has been given to the streets and infrastructure projects listed for the General Obligation Bond and CIP that voters will decide on April 7th in a special election, and only some attention has been given to parks and recreation.   On Monday's City Talk on KWON 1400 ... read more »

Local FFA Students Introduced at Commissioners Meeting

Feb 24, 2020

An introduction of FFA members for local high schools took place on Monday morning during the Washington County Commissioners meeting before the big Washington County Junior Livestock Show takes place this week. Chairman of the Board Mike Dunlap addressed the students before the meeting. He s ... read more »

Nowata County Plagued by Rains

Feb 24, 2020

Concerns about flooded and washed out roads were heard at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Parts of the county received one to two inches of rain over the last 24 hours. District 2 Commissioner Doug Sonenberg chronicled several vehicles including school buses ... read more »

Price Tower Gala

Feb 24, 2020

The Price Tower Gala is set for Friday, March 6, at the Bartlesville Community Center.   The Gala is one of the ways the community can  support Price Tower Arts Center while enjoying  a night of fun at the best party of the year!.There will be live music by Zodiac and live ... read more »

Police Search for Owners of Dog that Killed Another Dog

Feb 24, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department is looking for the owner(s) of a dog that is said to have killed another dog last Friday. According to the BPD, the dog in question (pictured) and another attacked and killed another dog in the 1100 Block of Cherokee. They said both dogs were picked up and a ... read more »

Rep. Hern Speaks at 2020 County Republican Convention

Feb 22, 2020

U.S. Representative for Oklahoma Kevin Hern was the keynote speaker at the 2020 Washington County Republican Convention that was held at the Arvest Bank's Eastside Branch in Bartlesville on Saturday. Rep. Hern said everyone in attendance shared a mission to reclaim the House and retain Pr ... read more »

Light Meeting Slated for County Commissioners Monday

Feb 22, 2020

Beginning on Monday, March 2nd, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office will be adjusting the days and times for the general public to have their fingerprints taken. The public will be able to have their prints taken on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Costs will remai ... read more »

Ironmen Eye Playoff Run Starting Saturday

Feb 21, 2020

The Nowata Ironmen will play back-to-back home games to start off the playoffs. Nowata will square off with Pawhuska after the Huskies knocked off Caney Valley on Friday night. For the first time in the last three years the Ironmen are not hosting a regional. This year the Ironmen are a sub- ... read more »

Sheriff's Office to Change Fingerprinting Days, Times

Feb 21, 2020

Beginning on Monday, March 2nd, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office will be adjusting the days and times for the general public to have their fingerprints taken. The public will be able to have their prints taken on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Costs will remai ... read more »