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Fatality Accident on Nowata Road

Jun 28, 2016

There was a fatality accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Nowata and Harned Roads after 7:00 in Bartlesville on Tuesday evening.  According to Washington Country Emergency Management, a vehicle that was traveling west on Nowata Road struck an eastbound motorcy ... read more »

Election Coverage on KWON

Jun 28, 2016

We will have comprehensive Election Day coverage at 7:15 on KWON 1400 AM and 93.3 FM. You can listen on the air, on the web, or on our smartphone app.  ... read more »

Nowata County Election Preview

Jun 28, 2016

Two Nowata races will be decided after the polls close.  Nowata County Commissioner District Two seat is a winner-take-all between two Democrats, current commissioner Doug Sonenberg against challeger Bob Johnson.  Voters will also decide for Nowata City Commissioner-Ward Two between J.T ... read more »

Fourth of July Lake Safety

Jun 28, 2016

This Fourth of July, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has issued some recommendations for lake and sun safety. The OSDH Says to always wear a life jacket when in the water or on a boat, and to always stay alert of local weather conditions. Never let your children swim alone, and always ... read more »

Fourth of July Food Safety

Jun 28, 2016

This Fourth of July, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has recommended several tips and suggestions for safe food preparation while outside. The OSDH says each person should wash his or her hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and running water before, during, and after handling food ... read more »

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

Jun 28, 2016

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health has offered several safety tips for preventing injury during this year’s celebration.  If you are in an area where fireworks are permitted, there should always be adult supervision and children s ... read more »

Bridenstine Advocates Buying Satellite data

Jun 28, 2016

First District Congressman Jim Bridenstine says the U. S. Government needs to buy satellite data from commercial providers.  Bridenstine serves on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee. He told a Bartlesville Chamber Eggs and Issues forum Tuesday morning that China recently shot d ... read more »

Third Party Money - Oliver and Daniels

Jun 27, 2016

Weekend newspaper stories are circulating around the State Senate District 29 race between Julie Daniels and Jean Oliver - And the third-party money that has been injected into the conversation.     Both candidates have filed the required information with the state ethics commis ... read more »

Skiatooks Fantasy in the Sky This Sunday

Jun 28, 2016

Independence Day is quickly approaching and there are no shortage of events to attend. In Skiatook Exchange Bank will be presenting the 2016 “Fantasy in the Sky” Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3, at the Skiatook Municipal Airport located at 1501 South Lombard Lane. & ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Sales Tax Plan

Jun 27, 2016

The Nowata County Commissioners spent most of Monday morning's meeting going over the county's sales tax plan.  After much discussion, the commissioners approved the sales tax plan for fiscal year 2017 with a cost of $206,731.06, which is down $22,000 from last year.  The last f ... read more »

School Board Approve End Of Year Items

Jun 27, 2016

The Nowata School Board met briefly Monday afternoon for a short special meeting as they approved items to close out the fiscal year.  The school board approved an 1,080 hour school term for the 2016-2017 school year in lieu of 175 calendar days.  Schools superintendent Leon Ashlock say ... read more »

Washington County Budget Board

Jun 27, 2016

In a lengthy meeting on Monday afternoon, the Washington County Budget Board met for two main items. The first was with Standley Systems about the counties printer usage analysis plan. Standley Systems has been analyzing the counties printing for about a month, and they presented their plan to sa ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jun 27, 2016

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning at 9:30 in their regular meeting room. On the agenda was a resolution regarding reimbursement to the Washington County Election Board and a Detention Services agreement between the board and Osage County Juvenile Detention center ... read more »

Sheppard Remains In Jail

Jun 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man remains in jail after being arrested last week for allegedly attacking a man with a car.  45-year old Justin Grant Sheppard is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious injury to property.  Bartlesville police were called to a home in the ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Contracts and Discuss EMS

Jun 27, 2016

The Commissioners discussed end of year preparations at the meeting of the Osage County Commissioners Monday morning. They approved several contracts for the Osage County Juvenile Detention Center, signed a municipal order for the County Clerk and County Treasurers office, and updated lease agree ... read more »