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Circus Saurus Comes to Dewey on Tuesday, Wednesday

Sep 06, 2019

Dewey is bracing itself for the 2019 edition of Circus Saurus that is coming to town. The Circus will feature artists from around the world and you and your kids can immerse yourselves into a mythological quest where fantasies and dreams become a reality. Unicorns, dinosaurs and Asian elephan ... read more »

PDG Creative in Bartlesville Awarded for Stellar Design

Sep 06, 2019

PDG Creative in Bartlesville has won Summit Awards for logo design and outdoor advertising. The Silver Award was presented to them for their logo design for Tactical Male. They won bronze for their outdoor campaign design for OKM Music’s 35th Annual Music Festival that took place in Jun ... read more »

BAMH to Show "Jane Eyre" During Movie Night Event

Sep 06, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show the Victorian era movie “Jane Eyre” during its next "Movie Monday." a brown bag event set for Sept. 23. The feature will be shown from noon to 1:15 pm at the museum on Monday, Sept. 23 rd. They are located on the fifth floor ... read more »

Student Advisory Council Meets Superintendent McCauley

Sep 06, 2019

The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council for Bartlesville Public Schools met Wednesday to discuss issues and provide feedback for the district. The students meet quarterly with Superintendent Chuck McCauley, Bartlesville High School Principal LaDonna Chancellor, and Granger Meador, the ... read more »

Commissioners to Discuss Buildings in Fairfax

Sep 06, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regularly scheduled meeting and they look to get a number of things accomplished. JL and Associates has made a proposal to be the firm that is willing to demolish the Fairfax Furniture Store a ... read more »

Chief Roles, BPD Addressed Citizen Concerns Thursday

Sep 05, 2019

Members of the Bartlesville Police Department addressed concerned community members for up to three hours at City Hall on Thursday evening. One concern revolved around police reports and dispatch calls. In 2018, there were 27,106 dispatch calls taken. Chief Roles said this does not mean there ... read more »

Copan Man Arrested on Threat to Kill

Sep 05, 2019

A man has been booked into the Washington County jail on charges of threatening to kill and assault with a deadly weapon.   On Wednesday evening, an officer was dispatched to a residence in Copan in reference to a son, Jason Donald Kelly, trying to kill his mother. Upon arrival, the ... read more »

Remembering the History of the First Scout Troop

Sep 05, 2019

On their honor, Scouts and Scout Leaders alike in the Cherokee Area Council will do their best to put on a great celebration at the end of the month. They will join the Cimarron Council to host a parade in Pawhuska to celebrate the first ever Scout Troop to hit American soil 110-years ago. CA ... read more »

Downtown Green Space Progressing

Sep 05, 2019

Progress continues to be made on the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The downtown green space is seeing demolition and earthwork take place in the area between the Bartlesville Community Center and Price Tower Arts Center. At Tuesday night’s city council meeting a change order on ... read more »

ConocoPhillips CEO to Visit Bartlesville Next Thursday

Sep 05, 2019

Ryan Lance, Chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips, will make his return to Bartlesville next week. The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce invites you to their upcoming Forum Brunch where Lance will give an update on the company. You can register for the event by calling 918.336.8708. The Forum ... read more »

Double Creek Bridge Receives Grant for Repairs

Sep 05, 2019

Highlights of the Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s meeting on Tuesday included their vote to award 14 contracts totaling nearly $45 million to improve highways, roads and bridges in 11 counties. Washington County received one of the contracts in the amount of $509,146. This is for j ... read more »

Infant Mortality Rate at an All-Time Low in Oklahoma

Sep 05, 2019

Oklahoma continues to take positive steps to reduce infant deaths. The Oklahoma State Department of Health has announced that the State’s infant mortality rate has decreased by 17-percent since 2007. That equates to 183 more babies able to spend their first birthday with their families. ... read more »

City Talk Highlights from Community Connection

Sep 04, 2019

Wednesday's Community Connection feature on KWON featured Vice-Mayor Alan Gentges giving us and update on the City of Bartlesville's business. Gentges acknowledged the vote Tuesday to approve a contract between the City and Tri County Tech that will result in the opening of an ea ... read more »

Murder Trial to Start November 14th

Sep 04, 2019

Three defendants were back in Osage County court Wednesday morning for a status hearing.   Toby Bighorse, Daniel Keene and Maurice Kent will be back in Osage County court on November 14 for the start of their trial. The three are being charged with first or second degree murder in th ... read more »

PODCAST: A Conversation with Oklahoma Governor Stitt

Sep 04, 2019

  Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (R) called into our Bartlesville Radio studios today for a conversation about the opioid lawsuits, the state's economy, a movie that may be filmed in Osage County, gun rights and a little about the dinner he had Tuesday night with Washington County Jud ... read more »