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Several Local Races Taking Place in Osage County

Jun 30, 2020

As election results roll in on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 later this evening, there will be several local Osage County races that we will be keeping an eye on. County Commissioner for district two, Kevin Paslay has opted not to run for a second term. Scott Hilton, a democrat who formerly held P ... read more »

Commissioners Hear Dispute Over County Road

Jun 29, 2020

The Board of Nowata County Commissioners once again heard a dispute regarding a popular fishing spot in Nowata County near Oolagah Lake. Sandy Erne spoke on behalf of the situation regarding county road 26 in an area known as, “Devils Backbone.”   According to Erne, the h ... read more »

W3900 Closes West of Vera for Approach Work

Jun 29, 2020

West 3900 Road west of U.S. Highway 75 will be closed for a week due to work on an approach for the new Dollar General that is being built in the area. The work is being conducted at the intersection near the property formerly known as Jarrett Farms. The work is located approximately three mi ... read more »

County Volunteer Fire Promotions, More Approved

Jun 29, 2020

Washington County Emergency Management Director Kary Cox presented an updated policy and job descriptions for the Washington County Volunteer Fire Department to the Commissioners on Monday. A safety sensitive designation was added to all roles within the Washington County Volunteer Fire Depar ... read more »

Accident on Frank Phillips Blvd Downtown

Jun 29, 2020

An accident has occurred on Frank Phillips Boulevard in downtown Bartlesville. Traffic appears to be limited to one lane in each direction near Sal's Daylight Donuts and Homeland. Use an alternate route if possible. ... read more »

KWON to Air Primary Election Coverage on Tuesday

Jun 29, 2020

KWON AM 1400, FM 93.3 will cover the Primary Election on Tuesday shortly after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. The coverage will be brought to you by Phillips 66, Chenowith & Cohen Realty, and Tolson Insurance Agency. Reporters will be in the field reporting the results, and the crew in the stud ... read more »

Fake City Facebook Account Used to Threaten Citizens

Jun 29, 2020

Someone using a name similar to the City of Bartlesville Gov’s Facebook account is using the popular social media site to threaten local citizens. City Manager Mike Bailey said a criminal investigation is currently underway. He said they will pursue all legal options to ensure that the ... read more »

County Commissioners Stay Busy Monday

Jun 29, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning and got a number of things accomplished. Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland was at the meeting two weeks ago giving a presentation about re-directing advert ... read more »

Courthouse Procedures to Remain the Same

Jun 29, 2020

It has been more than 30 days since a death occurred due to COVID-19 in Osage County, but case numbers continue to rise. The Board of Osage County Commissioners have been keeping a tab on those numbers on a weekly basis and deciding what it is best to do in relation to allowing the public access ... read more »

Polls Open Tuesday for Primary, Polling Places Listed

Jun 29, 2020

The Washington County Election Board reminds voters that the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30th, for the Primary Election. Voters who want to be processed quickly should vote during mid-morning or mid-afternoon, as those are usually the slowest periods for vo ... read more »

Sheriff Owen to Hold Watch Party at Heritage Theater

Jun 29, 2020

As the results from the Primary Election come in on Tuesday night, Scott Owen, the incumbent for Washington County Sheriff, will be at Gizzy's Heritage Theater – Restaurant & Pub in Dewey where a watch party will be held. The restaurant will be open with a limited menu. A bit sc ... read more »

COVID-19 Numbers for Monday 6/29

Jun 29, 2020

There were another 228 cases of COVID-19 reported in Monday’s Situation Update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The number is again less of an increase than what Oklahoma saw over the weekend. There was one-more virus related death in the state reported Monday, a male o ... read more »

District 11 State Rep Derrel Fincher on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jun 29, 2020

Going into Election Day, incumbent District 11 State Representative Derrel Fincher appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION.   Fincher talked about the importance of voting the values of his district which includes being pro-life and pro-second amendment--values he shares with his constituen ... read more »

PODCAST: A Conversation on Local Race Relations

Jun 29, 2020

Thomas O'Connor and David Lewis Jr. appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Monday on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 to engage in a conversation that some consider sensitive to this day: a conversation on local race relations.   Both O'Connor and Lewis are very involved in the Bartlesvill ... read more »

UPDATE: Runaway Has Been Found

Jun 29, 2020

The runaway juvenile female that the Coffeyville Police Department was looking for has been located. Jaylin Nash was located in Coffeyville by CPD and has been taken into custody and returned to her parents. CPD says they would like to thank the public for their assistance. &n ... read more »