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Severe Weather Coverage Available tonight

May 15, 2024

Tune into any one of KWON AM 1400 FM 93.3 & 95.1, KRIG 104.9 FM, 100.1 KYFM or SportsTalks 99.1 FM KPGM for live weather coverage from the Bartlesville Radio Weather desk. Nathan Thompson, Evan Fahrbach and Tom Davis are live on air while our trained weather spotters call in with live updates ... read more »

Barnsdall Comes Together for Bigheart Days

May 25, 2024

Barnsdall came together as a community to celebrate on Saturday in what has been a trying few weeks. It was the 71st annual Bigheart Days and downtown was lined with arts and crafts vendors for the parade and several activities for kids and adults alike. Mayor Johnny Kelley said it was important ... read more »

Bartlesville Art Association Hosting John Reger

May 24, 2024

The Bartlesville Art Association (BAA) will be hosting ‘Art Night’ on Tuesday, May 28th with guest speaker, artist John Reger. Reger will be demoing a live portrait drawing in free event for the public to watch. Reger will also be putting on a workshop later on next week. Janet Od ... read more »

UPDATE: Severe Weather Threat for Saturday Evening

May 24, 2024

The risk for severe weather forecast for Saturday afternoon and evening continues across the listening area. According to a Saturday morning update from the National Weather Service, the risk level for severe weather remains in the moderate category (Level 4 of 5) for all of Osage, Wash ... read more »

Washington County Now Included in FEMA Disaster Declaration

May 23, 2024

Washington County has been included in a disaster declaration from FEMA, opening up individual assistance from the federal government following the May 6 tornado.   Washington County Emergency Management Deputy Director Melissa Mayes said teams from FEMA will be in the area beginning ... read more »

White Rose Cemetery to Host Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

May 24, 2024

A ceremony honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s military members is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Memorial Day at White Rose Cemetery in Bartlesville.   Boy Scout Troop 6 will present the colors and Daughters of the American Revolution will offer the invocation to begin th ... read more »

Lankford Gives Speech on Border Security

May 24, 2024

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford spoke on the Senate floor on Friday of the importance of keeping our border secure. His speech came moments ahead of a failed vote that that Lankford called a “prop,” so that fundraising emails can be sent showing members of the Senate attempted to do s ... read more »

Bigheart Days Taking Place This Weekend in Barnsdall

May 24, 2024

It has been a rough few weeks for the City of Barnsdall, but this weekend is set to shine a bright light on the town with the annual Bigheart Days. Secretary with the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce, Melissa Mead-Pearson, talks about some of the events that will be taking place throughout the day o ... read more »

Elder Care Receives $25k Challenge Grant Award

May 24, 2024

  Elder Care is pleased to announce that the Anderson Charitable Foundation has awarded the organization a $25,000 grant to support programs benefiting aging adults in Washington, Nowata, and Osage Counties.   Christina Bishop, Executive Director, said the $25,000 award was ... read more »

CAPITOL CALL Powered by Phillips 66 5-24-24

May 24, 2024

An Oklahoma state budget agreement has been struck and now the staff must write this it into several pieces of legislation for lawmakers to vote on.   Appearing on CAPITOL CALL Powered by Phillips 66 on KWON Friday morning, Representative Judd Strom said the deal appropriates $12.47 ... read more »

Caney Valley Graduation 2024

May 23, 2024

The Caney Valley 2024 High School graduation went off Thursday night without a hitch as 49-seniors were recognized and celebrated in Ramona. Here is senior class President Libby Thompson with a message for her senior class. Graduation coverage was brought to you by Totel CSI, Bartnet IP, Tota ... read more »

OCSO Deputy Arrested on Jail Contraband Allegation

May 23, 2024

An Osage County Sheriff deputy and former Town of Ramona police chief was arrested Wednesday for allegedly introducing contraband into the Osage County Jail. Undersheriff Gary Upton says Deputy David Shawn Lynd has been immediately suspended from employment in response to the allegations. ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Seen on Felony Kidnapping Charge

May 23, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court this Thursday on the felony charge of kidnapping, and misdemeanor charge of threat to perform an act of violence. Tyler Steven Guthrie was arrested on Wednesday after a call was made from the victim to police. According to an affidavit, G ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Awarded $1.3M EPA Grant for Clean Up of Sites

May 23, 2024

The Cherokee Nation has been awarded more than $1.3 million from the federal Environmental Protection Agency for assessment and cleanup of brownfield sites, including locations in Bartlesville and Skiatook.   The EPA says Cherokee Nation was selected for a Brownfields Community-wide ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Granted Emergency Waiver

May 23, 2024

Barnsdall Public Schools had asked the Oklahoma State Department of Education for an emergency waiver, which would allow for the school to receive full state allocations despite finishing the required 165 day school year due to the tornado that ripped through town earlier this month. It was up to ... read more »