Mr. Klean Car Wash Opens, Free Car Wash Available

Dec 31, 2019

A month has passed, but Mr. Klean Car Wash – formerly known as Gusher Car Wash – is open in Bartlesville. To celebrate, Owner Willie Short said they are offering free car washes all day Tuesday. Short said it is good to be back and they would like you to drop by to see what is new ... read more »

Pre-Trial Hearing Occurs in Murder Case

Dec 30, 2019

A December 18 hearing was heard in the litigation against Terry Donaldson Jr., who is accused in the August 2018 killing of Gregg Meidl. A Pre-trial matter was discussed on record between the State of Oklahoma and Donaldson’s two defense attorney’s. Both sides argued on the matter ... read more »

Bartlesville New Year’s Trash Pickup Schedule

Dec 30, 2019

Another week, another holiday and another shift in the schedule for your weekly Bartlesville trash pickup. Sanitation crews will be working Tuesday, Dec. 31, so Tuesday trash routes will be collected as normally scheduled. Public Works Director Keith Henry says Wednesday commercial routes ... read more »

Fairgrounds Holding Events as New Year Approaches

Dec 30, 2019

The Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska will be holding some special events this week to ring in the New Year. On Tuesday, there will be a roping event. Sign up starts at 6:30 p.m. and the roping begins at 8. Pick one and draw two for $120 to enter. There is a mandatory $20 prize fee per con ... read more »

Mother Arrested After Child Left in Vehicle

Dec 30, 2019

A seven-month-old child left unattended in a vehicle led to the arrest of a 25-year-old Bartlesville woman. Shawna Pearson was originally arrested on a complaint of child neglect but the charges were altered to misdemeanor outraging public decency. According to an affidavit, Pearson left an i ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Dec 30, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested for a Saturday domestic incident at the Lighthouse Outreach Center. Mathew Scalese appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, Scalese and the victim were at the Lighthouse on Hensley Boule ... read more »

Osage County Receives Fire Truck From Tulsa

Dec 30, 2019

At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts talked about a donation the county received from the Tulsa Fire Department. As Emergency Manager, communication between Roberts and the Tulsa Fire Department began a couple of years ago when he asked ... read more »

Osage County Finally Seeing Money From FEMA

Dec 30, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners had no new business and there were no utility permits to sign. The only business on Monday’s agenda was getting an update on how things have been going across the county from Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts. He let the commissioners know FEMA relief i ... read more »

Osage Nation to Hold Blood Drive Next Week

Dec 30, 2019

The Osage Nation will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, January 7th from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Osage Nation Law Building in Pawhuska. To schedule an appointment, you can call 918-287-5482 or go to All donors will get a long sleeved, “Follow Your Instinct” T-shi ... read more »

Listen to KWON's Year in Review

Dec 30, 2019

Listen to KWON's year in review program on Tuesday, December 31 on KWON AM 1400--FM 93.3. The program will air at 10 a.m. thanks to Conoco Phillips and Phillips 66. We will review several notable stories from around the Washington, Osage and Nowata counties. Also, the top stories in sports wi ... read more »

Group Seeking to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in Oklahoma Refiles Petition

Dec 30, 2019

A group seeking to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma is refiling their petition that seeks a public vote on the issue. Two Oklahoma City residents filed the new petition Friday with the Secretary of State's office. The group's last attempt earlier this month was met wi ... read more »

Best of 2019: Copan Girl Scores TD

Dec 30, 2019

Over the next few days we will highlight some of the best stories from the calendar year across Osage, Washington and Nowata counties, as our year in review will continue until 2020. Regardless of the level of football, it is hard to find the end-zone, especially from 50-yards out. Howev ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Missing in Arizona

Dec 28, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - An Oklahoma man visiting the Tucson area has gone missing, according to authorities. The Oro Valley Police Department said Steven Brashear, 66, was last seen at a restaurant near the Tucson Mall on Dec. 7. ... read more »

Pawhuska's Streetscape Project Becoming a Reality

Dec 27, 2019

Pawhuska's downtown Streetscape project, which originally began to take shape in 2010 is finally becoming a reality nearly 10 years later. The project was originally going to cost just under $700,000. The cost has since been raised to 1.2 million dollars with the City of Pawhuska paying $100, ... read more »

2020 Election Year Rapidly Approaching

Dec 27, 2019

Osage County voters who are wanting to use an absentee ballot to vote in the 2020 election year need to submit an absentee ballot application to the Election Board Office in Pawhuska as soon as possible. Voters who wish to send in absentee ballots can use that method for individual elections or a ... read more »