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Arson Trial Set to Start

Sep 09, 2019

The trial for a Bartlesville man facing arson charges is set to get underway. Chance Hainline is alleged to have set fire to an apartment at the Brookhaven complex in Bartlesville in April 2018. It is alleged that Hainline deliberately started a fire in an unoccupied apartment in the early ho ... read more »

Interim Study on Textbook Adoption Process to be Held

Sep 09, 2019

The Senate Education Committee will hold an interim study on the state textbook adoption process and reforms to textbook funding on Tuesday at 3 p.m. in room 535 of the state Capitol. The study was requested by Senator Mary Boren out of Norman. Boren said the study will include presentations ... read more »

Commissioners Approve OMMA Certificate Affidavit

Sep 09, 2019

Last week, the Washington County Commissioners approved a process for the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority's certificate of compliance forms. On Monday, the Commissioners went over an OMMA compliance certificate affidavit. Commissioner Mitch Antle explained the affidavit in the meetin ... read more »

Fairfax Building to be Demolished

Sep 09, 2019

The old Fairfax Furniture Store, along with the Bighill Trading Post, which were both buildings that were severely damaged by a tornado nearly a year ago, need to be torn down. The only problem has been that the county doesn't want to take on this project because if something were to go wrong ... read more »

Caney Valley Schools, Sheriff's Office Reach Agreement

Sep 09, 2019

A memorandum of understanding between the Caney Valley School District and the Washington County Sheriff's Office was discussed on Monday. Sheriff Scott Owen said they just want to change how they are doing business with the school. He said the agreement was handled by an Osage Co-Op Gran ... read more »

College Fair Date Set for Bartlesville High School

Sep 09, 2019

Bartlesville High School will host its annual College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 24th, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Commons Area. All students and parents from Bartlesville and area schools are invited, with students in grades 10th through 12th highly encouraged to attend.  Registration is ... read more »

Update Made to County's Emergency Operations Plan

Sep 09, 2019

Washington County Emergency Management's Executive Director Kary Cox presented their annual emergency operations plan on Monday. However, there was a modification to the plan that Cox discussed with the County Commissioners. He said there was one omission that needed correction. There ... read more »

Fire Department to Hold Brief 9/11 Memorial Service

Sep 09, 2019

This Wednesday, America will remember the 2,977 lives lost in the Sept. 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, DC and rural Pennsylvania. It has been 18-years since the attacks took place, and to honor those who were injured or lost, the Bartlesville Fire Department will p ... read more »

Charges Filed in Osage County Murder Case

Sep 09, 2019

An 18-year-old Bartlesville man has been charged with first degree murder with deliberate intent in Osage County. Anthony Pruitt was arrested on warrant for a firearm charge in Washington County last Tuesday. He remains in custody in Washington County. It is alleged that Pruitt shot and kille ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Talk Medical Marijuana

Sep 09, 2019

The conversation at Monday morning’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting revolved around a certificate of compliance from the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. No action was taken on the item however several ideas were brought forward as to how the county should regulate medical marijua ... read more »

PODCAST: Senator Lankford Talks Town Halls, Border Security, Guns and The Work to be Done in D.C. This Fall

Sep 08, 2019

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) called in to our Bartelsville Radio News Center Thursday to recap his town hall meetings and lay out the big issues facing lawmakers as they retunr to the nation;s capitol. Lankford say the townhall topics during his summer recess ranged from the border, the econ ... read more »

KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM 2nd Annual Celebration and Wedding Showcase

Sep 07, 2019

Let’s Celebrate! We all have that one special memory of the best birthday party, a remarkable reunion, or the most beautiful wedding you have ever seen. If you have ever planned an event you know how hard it is to track down all of the different types of services you will need to pull off s ... read more »

Suspect Arrested in Cherokee Clinic Shutdown Incident

Sep 06, 2019

The Cherokee Health Clinic just outside of the Town of Ochelata was on a short, precautionary lockdown on Friday afternoon. Sheriff Scott Owen said there was a possible disturbance where one person fled into a field. He said the suspect allegedly had a gun, but no one was found nor was there ... read more »

United Way Announces Their 2019 Campaign Goal

Sep 06, 2019

On a cool and early-September, football got underway at Custer Stadium in Bartlesville. The 2019 Campaign for Bartlesville Regional Way also took flight at the game on Friday night. BRUW President and CEO Lisa Cary announced their goal at halftime. This year, the organization plans to raise $ ... read more »

Commissioners to Hear Presentation from the EOC

Sep 07, 2019

Deputy Director Eric Ashlock and Director Kary Cox with Washington County Emergency Management will make presentations at the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. One presentation will cover an annual plan update for emergency operations. A memorandum of understanding between the Was ... read more »