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Brown Wins Democratic Nomination for Osage County Sheriff

Jun 28, 2016

The final precincts reported in just before 9:30 Tuesday evening in the Osage County Primary Elections. The Primary election drew low numbers in total voters, with only approximately 3,200 across all precincts.  In local elections Osage County Undersheriff Lou Ann Brown came away with th ... read more »

Doug Sonenberg Win Commissioner Seat

Jun 28, 2016

Nowata County Commissioner Doug Sonenberg will serve another four-year term after defeating Democrat challenger Bob Johnson 57 percent to 43 percent.  Sonenberg received 113 votes to Johnson's 86 votes.  Sonenberg said that he's pleased with the results. Sonenberg also ment ... read more »

Daniels Wins Senate 29 Nomination

Jun 28, 2016

Former Bartlesville Mayor, Julie Daniels defeated former educator, Jean Oliver for the GOP State Senate District 29 nomination.  After all the votes were counted, Daniels had 4,288 votes for 59 percent of the vote.  Oliver garnered 2,995 votes for 41 percent of the vote. Daniels was ... read more »

Mike Bouvier Wins Washington County Commissioner Race

Jun 28, 2016

Washington County District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier handily won re-election on Tuesday.  Bouvier picked up 1,591 votes or 58.54 percent of the vote.  Bouvier run un-opposed four years ago but each time former commissioner Linda Herndon ran she had two opponents in the primary and it ... read more »

Bridenstine Wins Re-Election

Jun 28, 2016

First-District Congressman Jim Bridenstine has won re-election.  Bridenstine defeated challengers Tom Atkinson and Evelyn Rogers in Tuesday's GOP Primary.  Independent, David Hullum had filed for the seat but dropped out of the election.  The Democrats did not field a candidate ... read more »

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 »