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Man Arrested After Fleeing Police

Aug 29, 2018

A Bartlesville man pulled over for a routine traffic stop tried to flee on foot before a police K9 assisted in an arrest. Tanner Pendergraft appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of driving under suspension and obstructing an officer among other charges. Acc ... read more »

Trash Routes Change for Labor Day

Aug 29, 2018

The City of Bartlesville will close most of its offices in recognition of the Labor Day weekend.Due to the office closure, Monday trash routes will be changed to Wednesday next week to accommodate for the closings. Public Works Director Keith Henry says Monday customers will need to put their ... read more »

Osage Nation Opens New Tulsa Casino

Aug 29, 2018

Osage Casinos officially opened its new $160-million hotel and casino just north of downtown Tulsa Wednesday morning.  Chief Standing Bear   Chief Standing Bear and tribal officials cut the ribon at the facility located in the 900 block of West 36th Street North next to the Tisd ... read more »

'Card Sign-up Month’ Promotes Library Awareness

Aug 28, 2018

Local libraries across the nation team up to promote card holder awareness during September’s “Library Card Sign-up Month” initiative. In association with the American Library Association, the Bartlesville Public Library aims at encouraging everyone to renew or sign up for a lib ... read more »

Judd Strom wins GOP Nomination for House Seat

Aug 28, 2018

Judd Strom defeated incument State Representative Travis Dunlap to win the GOP nomination in Tuesday's primary runoff election.  Strom picked up 2433 votes for 58.58 percent of the vote.  Strom was upbeat when he complimented Dunlap for running a clean race.   Strom poi ... read more »

Election Results - Live on KWON

Aug 28, 2018

FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 10   Republican   Candidate Votes Vote % Precincts Reporting ... read more »

Hern Advances to General Election in Congress Bid

Aug 28, 2018

A Tulsa fast-food restaurateur has won the Republican nomination in the race for the open U.S. House seat in Tulsa. Kevin Hern defeated longtime Tulsa prosecutor Tim Harris in Tuesday's GOP primary runoff to advance to the November ballot in the race for the state's only open congressiona ... read more »

Marijuana Working Group to Hear from Speakers

Aug 28, 2018

Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels and the rest of the state Legislative Working Group on Medical Marijuana will hear from several speakers during Wednesday's meeting.     The agenda calls for the group to hear from Dr. Jean Hausheer on Medical Practices and Stand ... read more »

KWON to Cover Primary Runoff Results Tonight

Aug 28, 2018

Voters in Nowata, Osage, and Washington counties will have the opportunity to decide several impactful races until 7 tonight. The republican ballot is heaviest with several races to decided important offices including the highly-contested governor’s race between Kevin Stitt and Mick Cor ... read more »

ODOT to Begin Work on Downtown Bridge

Aug 28, 2018

A bridge in Bartlesville will receive a $2.7 million rehabilitation from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. On Sept. 4, ODOT will begin replacing beams and will make other structural improvements on the Highway 60 bridge over the Caney River that runs along Adams Boulevard. During the ... read more »

Man Charged in Jail Fight

Aug 28, 2018

An inmate in the Washington County Jail was charged with a simple assault after an altercation took place. James Love Jr. stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a misdemeanor charge from an incident that took place on July 25. According to an affidavit, vid ... read more »

Oklahoma Offers Weekend Hunting Event

Aug 28, 2018

A Labor Day weekend event offers an opportunity for experienced and inexperienced hunters to get out and hunt for free. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation says that Sept. 1 and 2 mark the Free Hunting Days in Oklahoma. State residents are not required to have a state h ... read more »

State Cigarette Tax Collections Still Low

Aug 28, 2018

Two northeast Oklahoma counties see collections from cigarette taxes decrease significantly in recent months. Communications Director for the Oklahoma Tax Commission Paula Ross says that the recent drops in cigarette tax collections may have to do more with the Oklahoma Tax Commission notifying w ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Dies in Osage County Accident

Aug 28, 2018

A Bartlesville man is dead as a result of a Monday night accident on Osage County Road 2706, just more than 3 miles west of Bartlesville.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that 26 year-old Trevor Cochran was driving a 2000 Honda Civic eastbound on the county road.  He approached a cu ... read more »

ODOT Project Will Update Bridge on Adams Blvd

Aug 27, 2018

A Bartlesville bridge will get an update as part of an Oklahoma Department of Transportation project.     ODOT will start replacing beams Tuesday morning of next week on the U. S. Highway 60 bridge over the Caney River on Adams Blvd.  Traffic will be reduced to one lan ... read more »