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Women's Ranch Rodeo World Finals Coming to Pawhuska

Oct 19, 2020

  Dodge City, Kansas has had a contract in place with the Women’s Ranch Rodeo Finals, but because of state regulations, they had to find somewhere else to host the event.    The Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska stepped up and said they would welcome them to th ... read more »

County Considers Automatic Facial Temperature System

Oct 19, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners heard a proposal from Glenn Security Systems (GSS) regarding an Automatic Facial Thermal Temperature System for the County. Ron and Joseph with GSS told the Washington County Commissioners that the Hikvision system will safeguard employees and visitors by s ... read more »

Trunk or Treat at Versus Sports Park Set for Friday

Oct 19, 2020

Versus Sports Park at 301 S Morton Ave Bartlesville is inviting you and your family to enjoy a night out of trunk-or-treating at Versus Sports Park Friday, October 30, 2020 at 5 PM.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Eddie Mason says the event is a way to get families reacquainted ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Accept Fire System Bid

Oct 19, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners accepted and awarded a bid for a courthouse fire system at Monday morning’s meeting. The bid came from Glenn Security Systems of Bartlesville for just over $59,000. The system will detect fires and harmful gasses as well. The system would include coverage for ... read more »

Monday COVID-19 Update

Oct 19, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 774 new COVID-19 cases in Monday’s situation update. Just two deaths are being reported across the state. 792 Oklahomans are currently in the hospital due to coronavirus. Washington County is reporting 138 active cases. Osage County ... read more »

Dewey City Council to Meet Monday Night

Oct 19, 2020

During the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday night, a quarterly report from the Tom Mix Museum will be heard. From there the Dewey City Council will discuss and take possible action to approve a resolution approving a final plat for the proposed section five of the Dewey Cemetery. Then the ... read more »

Arrest Made in Independence Murders

Oct 19, 2020

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Independent Police Department made an arrest Sunday evening connected to the recent murders of two men in Independence.   18-year-old James Taylor Shawn Gofourth of Independence was arrested just after 5 p.m. on Sunday even ... read more »

Commissioners to Discuss Proposal with Glen Security

Oct 16, 2020

A proposal from Glenn Security Systems for automatic facial thermal temperature system will be discussed and possibly approved in the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. Next, the Commissioners will consider an agreement to work on private property at Bison and Durham Road in Distri ... read more »

2020 Bartlesville Pickleball Fall Classic is a Success

Oct 18, 2020

The Bartlesville Pickleball Club and the Hillcrest Country Club Tennis Complex at 1901 Price Road in Bartlesville played host to the 2020 Bartlesville Pickleball Fall Classic  this weekend where about 175 participants competed at various skill levels in a variety of competition brackets. ... read more »

Victims Identified in Indy Homicide

Oct 17, 2020

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Independence Police Department continue to investigate the deaths of two Independence men. The homicide victims have been identified as 27-year-old Tyler D. Cook and 24-year-old Rodricus A. Dawson. Both men are from Independence. A 27-ye ... read more »

Lodging Tax a Topic of Discussion at Pawhuska Council Meeting

Oct 16, 2020

The Pawhuska City Council has discussed imposing a five percent lodging tax for the lodges across the city of Pawhuska. Many different bed and breakfasts owners were at Tuesday’s city council meeting expressing their displeasure for the possibility of putting this to a vote. Kathryn Cha ... read more »

Pawhuska Board to Meet Monday Evening

Oct 16, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board attempted to meet for its regularly scheduled meeting last week but was unable to because they were unable to form a quorum. The board will attempt to make that meeting up this Monday at the administration building. The board will vote to authorize Superintendent Dav ... read more »

Event to Benefit WCSO's Holiday Giving Programs

Oct 16, 2020

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 24th as the Oldies 'N Goodies Car Club is hosting a Red, White & Blue Benefit Poker Chip Cruise. Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen said proceeds from the event will go towards the WCSO's annual Thanksgiving and Christmas programs. He said ... read more »

BPD Continues to Crack Down on Car Burglaries

Oct 16, 2020

A few more car burglaries have occurred in Bartlesville this week, but the Bartlesville Police Department is continuing to crack down on these cases. According to Sergeant Daniel Elkins, the BPD has madean arrest in the last string of car burglaries that have occurred in the area. He said the ... read more »

Technical Difficulties: Listen to KWON on 1400 AM

Oct 16, 2020

KWON is working through technical difficulties on the FM side of the dial, but you can listen to KWON News Talk on 1400 AM. KWON 93.3 FM is experiencing problems that are causing the station to skip repeatedly. Those issues are being resolved now. In the meantime, you can listen to KWON o ... read more »