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OKM Announces 2021 Festival Artists

Jan 06, 2021

The 2021 OKM Music Festival will be here before we know it: June 10-17!   Ryan Martin with OKM Music appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to tell us the 2021 festival lineup consists of the original 2020 festival, but we’ve expanded the 2021 festival will include more genres - maki ... read more »

Meeting to be Held on Development of Expo Center

Jan 06, 2021

An informational meeting will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. that will be used to discuss ideas to build a Washington County Expo Center. According to Lester Gagan, the building of an Expo Center will benefit the citizens of Washington County. He said th ... read more »

Get The Latest Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Jan 06, 2021

Bartlesville Radio has been told by state health officials that the COVID-19 vaccine clinics are dependent on the supply of the vaccine and how many they're able to receive from the State-level.    For the latest updates as to when and where a vaccine clinic near you will be ... read more »

WCSO Responds to Threats Made Toward Copan Schools

Jan 05, 2021

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding possible threats to perform a violent act at the Copan High School on Monday, Dec. 28th. An investigation into the threats revealed a single suspect made the threats known through social media. Deputies spoke with sev ... read more »

Protect Our Herd Campaign a Success Thus Far

Jan 05, 2021

The City of Bartlesville helped put together a “Protect Our Herd,” campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of COVID-19. This campaign features videos, PSA's and literature about the importance of washing your hands, wearing you mask and watching your distance. Vice-mayor Alan G ... read more »

Scooters Allowed on Pathfinder Parkway

Jan 05, 2021

During the Bartlesville City Council meeting in December, councilors opted to adopt a pilot plan, which brought Lime scooters to the city. There were certain limitations in place, such as the inability to drive the scooters down Pathfinder Parkway.   At Monday evening's City Coun ... read more »

Rep. Hern Supports Firefighter Grant Program

Jan 05, 2021

Representative Kevin Hern is happy to announce that the application period for the “FY 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program,” provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), started on Monday, January 4th. The AFG program aims to enhance the safety ... read more »

Road side Fires Being Investigated in Osage County

Jan 05, 2021

At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, a citizen raised a concern about the number of grass fires he has seen across the county, pointing out that the two burn seasons usually occur in the fall and spring. Sheriff Eddie Virden said this is something his department is keeping ... read more »

Madison Middle School Teacher to Return to Classroom

Jan 05, 2021

A teacher at Madison Middle School in Bartlesville has returned home after being transported to the hospital from the school on Monday afternoon. Madison Principal Joey Eidson said the teacher that was hospitalized called him last night to tell him that she was going to be just fine. He said ... read more »

900 People Vaccinated for COVID-19 in Dewey

Jan 05, 2021

900 people are lining up at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey to get vaccinated for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Sean Bridges, the Health Educator for Delaware and Ottawa County, said they are administering the vaccine for those that signed up for an appointment only. Bridges said they'r ... read more »

Tucker and Liberty Fisher Win 2021 Baby Derby

Jan 05, 2021

Tucker and Liberty Fisher of Ramona are the winners of the KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM 2021 Baby Derby. Adaline Fisher was born on the night of Monday, Jan. 4th in the Family Care Unit at Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville. The little Fisher weighs seven pounds, 6.5 ounce ... read more »

E-Books to be Available for BPS Elementary Students

Jan 05, 2021

Bartlesville Education Promise and Bartlesville Public Schools are announcing a partnership for purchasing e-books for the district's elementary schools. Under the agreement, e-books will be purchased for elementary student utilization at all six Bartlesville elementary schools. Both the ... read more »

COVID Update Tuesday 1-5

Jan 05, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting an additional 2,699 COVID-19 cases in Tuesday's situation update. Five additional deaths are also being reported, none locally however. Hospitalizations sit at 1,750, but that number hasn’t been updated since December 31st. Washin ... read more »

Sales Tax Vote Discussed at Monday's Commissioner Meeting

Jan 04, 2021

The City of Pawhuska will have a vote next Tuesday to possibly raise the sales tax one percent. At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, Sheriff Eddie Virden said he feels like this is being done in an effort to help the hospital, but he believes there are other ways to go abo ... read more »

City Councilor Trevor Dorsey on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 05, 2021

Bartlesville City Councilor Trevor Dorsey appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Tuesday to provide an update on the recent city council meeting.   Dorsey was quick to remind listeners that the city needs volunteers to serve on the numerous boards committees and to check the city's ... read more »