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Freedom Fest Goes Local

Jun 29, 2018

This year for the annual celebration of Independence Day, Freedom Fest has decided to go local with the entertainment - Making the Stars of Freedom Fest the main event. The talent contest will be held just after the opening ceremony on July 4 at 7:15 PM. Nathan Thompson with the Kiwa ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Library Adds Yoga

Jun 28, 2018

Bartlesville Public Library’s Literacy Services Program is adding a new yoga class to summer line-up of health classes offered at the library.   The class will be held at 5:30 the evenings of July 10, 17, 23 and 31, and Aug. 7, 14, 23 and 28 at the Bartlesville Public Library. ... read more »

State Files Charges in Drug Trafficking Case

Jun 28, 2018

The State of Oklahoma filed charges against eight individuals who were arrested on Tuesday evening. Six Californians and two people from Northeast Oklahoma were each charged in concert with one felony count of endeavoring or conspiring to deliver or possess a controlled dangerous substance. T ... read more »

Initial Appearances Made After Drug Bust

Jun 27, 2018

Thirteen arrests were made and eight people made initial appearances at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of amphetamine trafficking after a search warrant was served to a residence in Bartlesville Tuesday evening. Florentino Alvarez Jr., Florentino Alvarez Sr., Chr ... read more »

Bartlesville Police K-9 to Get Body Armor Donation

Jun 28, 2018

Bartlesville Police Department’s K9 Atlas will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Atlas’ vest is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In mem ... read more »

Oklahoma Among Top Patriotic States

Jun 28, 2018

In a recent study, Oklahoma Ranks among the best states for patriotism.   According to Wallethub, the state of Oklahoma ranks 14th best for patriotism. Across 13 key metrics, with lower numbers indicating better results, Oklahoma ranks best in requirements for civics education, and 9 ... read more »

Bonuses Restored For Speech Pathologists

Jun 28, 2018

The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted to restore a $5,000 bonus for nationally certified speech-language pathologists, audiologists and school psychologists after revenue for the annual incentive was cut for the last two years.   The bonus, which is dependent on state budget le ... read more »

OSDH Warns About Temperatures And Children’s Safety

Jun 28, 2018

As temperatures climb, so does the risk for heat-related illness due to hyperthermia. The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Washington County Health Department reminds parents that children’s bodies overheat easily, and infants and children under age 4 are among those at greatest ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Talks Campaign Signs

Jun 28, 2018

Round one of the election is over with the primaries on Tuesday, and the runoff and general elections are coming up. The City of Bartlesville would like to remind those with political signs what is, and is not, allowed. If the candidate on your yard sign did not move on in the election pr ... read more »

Fisher Defeats Incumbent in DA Primary

Jun 28, 2018

In a nearly landslide victory Mike Fisher, candidate for District Attorney, defeated the incumbent District Attorney Rex Duncan in the Primary Election on Tuesday. Fisher took 64.58% of the total vote in the Primary election and more than 2,000 more votes than Duncan. Fisher attributed the succes ... read more »

BRTA Meets Wednesday

Jun 27, 2018

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority met on Wednesday afternoon for a regularly scheduled meeting, during which they had three business items to approve.   Director Chris Wilson explained that these all dealt with audits and budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.   ... read more »

LaRue Wins District No. 1 Commissioner Seat

Jun 27, 2018

Incumbent Curtis Barnes will have to give up his District No. 1 seat on the Nowata County Board of Commissioners as voters showed resounding support for Burke LaRue. In Tuesday’s primary election LaRue earned 74.2% of the vote.  LaRue is a Nowata County native and has resided in th ... read more »

Fireworks a No-Go in Bartlesville

Jun 27, 2018

The July 4 Holiday is just around the corner, and safety will be on the minds of the Bartlesville Fire Department. Cookouts, fun at the lake, and firework displays are the typical ways to celebrate the holiday. With this is mind the Bartlesville Fire Department would like to remind you that firew ... read more »

State Question 788 Passes and Brings Questions

Jun 27, 2018

Oklahomans passed State Question 788 on Tuesday making it legal for doctors to give people a license to use medical marijuana.  Chairman of the Oklahoma District Attorneys Association, Kevin Buchanan says first of all, law enforcement will still enforce the illegal use of marijuana. &nbs ... read more »

Election Results

Jun 26, 2018

Tune to KWON 1400/93.3 for complete election coverage this evening.  In addition to longform coverage, KYFM 100.1, KRIG 104.9 and KPGM 1500/99.1 will have updates during regular programing. You catch streams on our free App or online at bartlesvilleradio.com.     FOR DI ... read more »