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Copan Man Arrested on Threat to Kill

Sep 05, 2019

A man has been booked into the Washington County jail on charges of threatening to kill and assault with a deadly weapon.   On Wednesday evening, an officer was dispatched to a residence in Copan in reference to a son, Jason Donald Kelly, trying to kill his mother. Upon arrival, the ... read more »

Remembering the History of the First Scout Troop

Sep 05, 2019

On their honor, Scouts and Scout Leaders alike in the Cherokee Area Council will do their best to put on a great celebration at the end of the month. They will join the Cimarron Council to host a parade in Pawhuska to celebrate the first ever Scout Troop to hit American soil 110-years ago. CA ... read more »

Downtown Green Space Progressing

Sep 05, 2019

Progress continues to be made on the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The downtown green space is seeing demolition and earthwork take place in the area between the Bartlesville Community Center and Price Tower Arts Center. At Tuesday night’s city council meeting a change order on ... read more »

ConocoPhillips CEO to Visit Bartlesville Next Thursday

Sep 05, 2019

Ryan Lance, Chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips, will make his return to Bartlesville next week. The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce invites you to their upcoming Forum Brunch where Lance will give an update on the company. You can register for the event by calling 918.336.8708. The Forum ... read more »

Double Creek Bridge Receives Grant for Repairs

Sep 05, 2019

Highlights of the Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s meeting on Tuesday included their vote to award 14 contracts totaling nearly $45 million to improve highways, roads and bridges in 11 counties. Washington County received one of the contracts in the amount of $509,146. This is for j ... read more »

Infant Mortality Rate at an All-Time Low in Oklahoma

Sep 05, 2019

Oklahoma continues to take positive steps to reduce infant deaths. The Oklahoma State Department of Health has announced that the State’s infant mortality rate has decreased by 17-percent since 2007. That equates to 183 more babies able to spend their first birthday with their families. ... read more »

City Talk Highlights from Community Connection

Sep 04, 2019

Wednesday's Community Connection feature on KWON featured Vice-Mayor Alan Gentges giving us and update on the City of Bartlesville's business. Gentges acknowledged the vote Tuesday to approve a contract between the City and Tri County Tech that will result in the opening of an ea ... read more »

Murder Trial to Start November 14th

Sep 04, 2019

Three defendants were back in Osage County court Wednesday morning for a status hearing.   Toby Bighorse, Daniel Keene and Maurice Kent will be back in Osage County court on November 14 for the start of their trial. The three are being charged with first or second degree murder in th ... read more »

PODCAST: A Conversation with Oklahoma Governor Stitt

Sep 04, 2019

  Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (R) called into our Bartlesville Radio studios today for a conversation about the opioid lawsuits, the state's economy, a movie that may be filmed in Osage County, gun rights and a little about the dinner he had Tuesday night with Washington County Jud ... read more »

Oklahoma State Senator Files Anti-Red Flag Act

Sep 04, 2019

Broken Arrow’s Senator Nathan Dahm has announced that he has filed Senate Bill 1081 to push back against any proposed red flag laws coming from the federal government. The bill, titled the “Anti-Red Flag Act,” would preempt all current or future proposed red flag laws coming ... read more »

United Way: Day of Caring Takes Place Every Day

Sep 04, 2019

Bartlesville Regional United Way's Day of Caring normally take place towards the end of September. Marketing Manager Whitney Virden said the event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 24th, but there's a catch. She said projects happen before or after the established Day of Caring event. Day ... read more »

Council Approves Plans for Disc Golf Course

Sep 04, 2019

The Plans for a possible new disc golf course in Bartlesville were announced at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. Jon Linblom of Safari Smiles presented the idea. Lindblom says that the city will not have to pay for any of the project. The proposed course idea is set just to the nor ... read more »

Volunteers Still Needed in Osage County to Help With Flooding

Sep 04, 2019

Volunteers from the May flooding in Osage County continue to help in any way they can, but Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts said help is still needed.   FEMA is busy at work doing all they can to improve things across the county. Roberts said even with Hurricane Dorian im ... read more »

Washington County Free Fair Kicks Off on Thursday

Sep 04, 2019

The 105th Washington County Free Fair starts Thursday at the Washington County Fair Grounds in Dewey. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle encourages attendance at the event. He said there are quite a few changes this year, which can be attributed to the Fair Boards willingness to take it to a ... read more »

Some Concern Raised Over Speeding in Dewey

Sep 04, 2019

A citizen at Dewey's City Council expressed some concern about cars driving too fast in her neighborhood. The area where the alleged speeding has occurred is in the north and south 100 Blocks of Wyandotte Avenue in Dewey. There was also some concern of cars driving too fast on East 1st St ... read more »