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Bartlesville Man Arrested for Possessing Firearms and Cocaine

Jul 02, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested Monday after 11 p.m. on the felony charges of possession with intent to distribute, and possession of firearm while committing a felony. Julius Young was pulled over Monday night for speeding on Frank Phillips Blvd near the Hilton Hotel. After being stopped, po ... read more »

Copan Woman Charged with Second Degree Rape

Jul 02, 2024

A 32-year-old Copan woman was seen in court Tuesday on the felony charges of second-degree rape and lewd molestation. Ember Bryan is accused of having intimate relations with a then 14-year-old boy in October 2023 and January 2024. The victim told forensic interviewers that Bryan had inapprop ... read more »

New Retail Development Possible Near Silver Lake Village

Jul 01, 2024

A new retail development could be coming to Bartlesville next to Silver Lake Village.   The Bartlesville Development Authority held a special meeting Monday evening to approve a purchase contract for just over 15 acres of land directly to the east of the existing shopping center, at ... read more »

CITY MATTERS 7-2-24

Jul 02, 2024

On Tuesday's CITY MATTERS episode on KWON, Ward 4 City Councilor Quinn Schipper joined us to discuss highlights from Monday's city council meeting. Schipper fondly remembered Billie Roane, who unexpectedly passed away in April, noting her significant impact as Ward 4 Councilor. The Ba ... read more »

Nowata County Senior Citizen Cornhole Tournament

Jul 02, 2024

The Nowata County Senior Citizens are hosting a cornhole tournament as a fundraising event for the Nowata County Senior Center. Entries for the tournament are $5/person, and the winner gets half of the jackpot. This event will take place on Saturday, July 13th at 1 pm and you can register the ... read more »

Tom Mix Museum and the Dewey Hotel Museum Fun on the Fourth

Jul 02, 2024

The Tom Mix Museum and the Dewey Hotel Museum are hosting some events for the entire family on the Fourth of July.     Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Joe Sears brought along some of the new Tom Mix Gunfighters, Robert "Doc" Platner and Karen Tonen.   ... read more »

Osage Nation Unveils Storm Shelter Program

Jul 02, 2024

The Osage Nation Housing Authority is offering a program to install storm shelters. The program provides up to $5,000 directly to storm shelter vendors to eligible Osage homeowners across the United States. The assistance will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis while funds are ava ... read more »

Congressman Josh Brecheen To Host Telephone Town Hall on July 10th at 7 PM CT

Jul 02, 2024

Congressman Josh Brecheen will be hosting a telephone town hall on July 10th at 7 PM CT.    During the call, Congressman Brecheen will provide an update on some of the most pressing policy issues facing our country, including our nearly $35 trillion national debt, and answer liv ... read more »

Council Approves Road Name Change in Honor of Billie Roane

Jul 01, 2024

The Bartlesville City Council approved Monday changing the name of a portion of a road in honor of a city council member who died unexpectedly earlier this year.   The east-west segment of Oak Park Road as it runs through the Oak Wood Addition will be named Roane Road in honor of for ... read more »

Bartlesville FEMA Center to Close

Jul 01, 2024

The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Bartlesville will be closing its doors for good on Wednesday. Citizens will still be able to get in-person help at the recovery center in Barnsdall.   Residents can still stop by 1700 Hillcrest Drive in Bartlesville through Wednesday to begin the ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Meet Monday Morning

Jul 01, 2024

The Board of Osage County Commissioners convened for their regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning for a quick and productive meeting.   At Monday's meeting, an interlocal agreement was signed between Pawnee and Osage County in which each county will hel ... read more »

Dewey Man Charged With Child Abuse

Jul 01, 2024

A Dewey man was charged with child abuse in Washington County Court on Monday after officers responded to a domestic disturbance case on Sunday evening.   Officers arrived to the scene and made contact with the defendant, Caleb Peaster. The 33-year old claimed that he had been attac ... read more »

Washington Co. Commissioners Approve Lease Agreements

Jul 01, 2024

The Washington County Commissioners approved several lease agreements Monday on road equipment and sheriff's office patrol vehicles.   Commissioner Mike Dunlap says leasing the equipment rather than purchasing them outright is a matter of new technology that is difficult to repai ... read more »

Caney Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Jul 01, 2024

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Caney public water supply system. The advisory was issued June 24 because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine ... read more »

Excessive Heat Warning Monday

Jul 01, 2024

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT this evening for Osage, Nowata and Washington Counties.    Expect dangerously hot conditions with heat index values 110 to 115 degrees.The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous ... read more »