Nowata County Commissioners Discuss ARPA on Radio Project

Sep 18, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners met Monday morning and started with approving the ARPA funds for the remote radio installation project. They next discussed a single audit from Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management & Homeland Security for federal funds.  They talked briefly abou ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Gets Second Domestic Abuse Charge in Three Weeks

Sep 18, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Monday afternoon on the charges of domestic abuse and interfering with an officer. Eric Watson was arrested on Saturday after a call was made to the 100 block of NE Creek in Bartlesville. When police arrived at the situation, Watson was un ... read more »

Back to Bartlesville Regional Fly-In Fri and Sat

Sep 18, 2023

  The 2023 Back to Bartlesville Regional Fly-In is this Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 22rd at Bartlesville Municipal Airport.    Bartlesville Municipal Airport (KBVO) is rich in aviation history and in years past was home to the National Biplane Associa ... read more »

Bartlesville Civitan Club on KWON

Sep 18, 2023

  Bartlesville Civitan Club is looking for NEW members!   Appearing in COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Grace Farmer and Toni Harjo announced that the Civitan Club is having a Membership Event on September 21, 2023 at 7 pm at Bambino's downtown.   They will be refreshm ... read more »

BDA, City Council to Hold Joint Meeting Tuesday

Sep 18, 2023

The Bartlesville Development Authority and Bartlesville City Council will hold a special joint meeting Tuesday afternoon to discuss several incentives to bring a new company to the Bartlesville Industrial Park. Blue Whale Materials is a lithium-ion battery recycling company that could possibl ... read more »

PODCAST: Congressman Josh Brecheen

Sep 18, 2023

  As congress reviews an impeachment inquiry on President Joe Biden, in our podcast with Congressman Josh Brecheen said he is "already there."   Brecheen said it started with not enforcing the US laws governing our nation's borders. He also believes there is en ... read more »

OCSO: Ponca City Man In Custody After a Body Was Found in an Osage County Home

Sep 18, 2023

A Ponca City man is in custody after another man's body was found in an Osage County home on Friday, according to the Osage County Sheriff's Office (OCSO). OCSO said Michael Porter was arrested for arson, assault on an officer and placing bodily fluid on an employe ... read more »

FULL COURT PRESS: The Ken Zacher Story Earns Top Honors at Film Festival

Sep 17, 2023

  It was a tumultuous time in Nowata back in the late 1960's and early 1970's--especially when it came to Ken Zacher, a basketball coach, who tried to instill good things in young people and bridge racial relations both on and off the court.   Joining us for a specia ... read more »

BRTA Approves TIF District Changes for Buffalo Roam Studios

Sep 15, 2023

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority approved several items Friday afternoon to move forward with a $1 million incentive for the development of Buffalo Roam Studios, but not without some contention.   The Board of Trustees unanimously approved some minor clean-up language t ... read more »

Two People Charged With Animal Cruelty

Sep 15, 2023

A rural Dewey man has been arrested and is being charged on two felony counts of cruelty to animals and a misdemeanor count of leaving a carcass. A warrant has also been issued for Ashley Hamblin in this case.    It is alleged that on Aug. 22, deputies executed a search warrant ... read more »

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Partners with ConocoPhillips Open the STEM Center to Bartlesville Boys & Girls Club

Sep 15, 2023

  The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), in partnership with ConocoPhillips opened a state-of-the-art STEM Center to the Bartlesville Boys & Girls Club on Friday.    Jason Barta, Chief Executive Officer of Bartlesville Boys & Girls Club, said the STEM Center is ... read more »

Osage Commissioners to Hear Presentation on Courthouse

Sep 15, 2023

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday at which time they will get a presentation from Dalton Higgins, who will talk about construction of the Osage County Courthouse. There will be discussion to allow the Oklahoma junior high and high ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair in Full Swing

Sep 15, 2023

The Osage County Free Fair is in full swing with events having started up on Thursday and continuing throughout the weekend at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska. There are plenty of things still to come on Saturday, as there are plenty of exhibits and booths set up, carnival rides are free, a concert i ... read more »

OKC Man Facing Felony Charges in Washington County

Sep 14, 2023

A Chinese National who lives in Oklahoma City is facing two felony charges in Washington County District Court of obtaining property under false pretenses and conspiracy. Sun Di Yi allegedly defrauded $40,000 from a Bartlesville victim using an online and phone scam. According to an affidavit ... read more »

Washington Co. Commissioners to Meet on Monday

Sep 15, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners will meet Monday morning to handle several items of business. According to an agenda, the commissioners are expected to discuss and take possible action on a plat for Phase 2 of Ringo Estates, which is located on County Road 3000, two miles east of U.S. Hig ... read more »