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City Pickleball Court Complex Nearing Completion

Jun 26, 2024

The fastest growing sport in America is about to make its way to Bartlesville with construction of the City's six-court pickleball court complex nearing completion. City Manager Micah Siemers was on KWON’s City Matters program on Monday and gave his update on the courts. The com ... read more »

Leadership Bartlesvile Applications Due Soon

Jun 26, 2024

Leadership Bartlesville is an issue-oriented leadership development program of the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce that informs, motivates, and increases the awareness of selected participants through seminars and interaction with community decision makers.    Appearin ... read more »

BPS to Host July 16 Job Fair

Jun 26, 2024

Bartlesville Public Schools is looking for additional staff for the upcoming school year. The school district has teacher and teacher assistant positions available at multiple grade levels, as well as open support staff positions — from bus drivers to food service. A job fair is sch ... read more »

Two Bartlesville Residents Arrested for Burglary

Jun 25, 2024

Two Bartlesville residents were seen in court this week on the charges of third-degree burglary and petty larceny. Paul Campos and Kassandra Salinas were arrested Sunday and booked in the Washington County Jail on those charges. According to multiple affidavits, Campos had been alleged of ste ... read more »

Cavalcade Less Than Three Weeks Away

Jun 25, 2024

We are only 20 days away from the start of Cavalcade at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska. Things will get started on Tuesday, July 16th with the street dance in downtown Pawhuska and run through Sunday at the fairgrounds.   Tickets are on sale now to see Kevin Fowler, The Gre ... read more »

Highway 60 Exit Ramp to Be Closed on Thursday

Jun 25, 2024

Repairs to a guardrail will cause the exit ramp on Highway 60 that connects traffic to Highway 75 to be closed beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday morning. The ramp will re-open once work is complete, which is expected to take several hours.   Both northbound and southbound lanes of Highwa ... read more »

Utility Assistance Program Available for Osage Nation Members

Jun 25, 2024

As utility companies have increased their rates, the Osage Nation has developed a financial assistance program to help Osage Nation members. To qualify, you need to show that you are a legally enrolled member of the Osage Nation, reside in Osage County or within the Osage Reservation and fill out ... read more »

Lankford Rules Out Run for Governor

Jun 25, 2024

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt’s time as governor will run out in 2026, as he is term-limited. Several names have been brought up to replace Stitt in 2026, including U.S. Senator James Lankford, but Lankford put any rumors to rest that he would be running for that office earlier this week: ... read more »

FEMA Assistance Available for Renters, Students, Homeowners

Jun 25, 2024

Individual assistance grants could be available through FEMA for renters, including students and homeowners. This is for those who were affected by the storms that occurred back in April and May. The grants don't have to be prepaid, but can help with temporary housing, home repair and other s ... read more »

Nowata 4th of July Festivities Calender

Jun 25, 2024

With the 4th of July approaching, there will be plenty of fun to participate in in the area. In Nowata, they will be holding their “Thursday in the Park” at Jack Gordon Park. The day will be filled with activities starting at 12 pm and will run through the evening with fireworks a ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Warns of Telephone Warrant Scam

Jun 25, 2024

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is warning of another telephone scam. Sheriff Scott Owen says his office has received several reports of receiving a call from someone claiming to be from the sheriff's office, demanding payment for outstanding warrants. Sheriff Owen says his ... read more »

PODCAST: Congressman Josh Brecheen

Jun 25, 2024

US Congressman Josh Brecheen called into our Bartlesville Radio Studios this week for his monthly podcast with us. The congressman talked about his recent trip with US Senator for Oklahoma Markwayne Mullin to the Turks and Cacos Islands to sicceffully negotiate the return of five people being ... read more »

Washington County Free Fair: THE SWEET LIFE, Sept 5,6,and 7

Jun 25, 2024

The 2024 Washington County Free Fair has new name and a few new attractions. This year's fair is called "The Sweet Life.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Rebecca Moses, Lucas Foster and Martin Blum talked about a few of the new items of interest. For one, the hot dog eatin ... read more »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules Publicly Funded Religious Charter School is Unconstitutional

Jun 25, 2024

An Oklahoma board's approval of what would be the nation's first publicly funded religious school is unconstitutional and must be rescinded, the state Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The high court determined the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board's 3-2 vote last year to appro ... read more »

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Caney

Jun 25, 2024

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Caney public water supply system.  The advisory took effect Monday and will remain in effect until the conditions that placed the system at risk of bacterial contamination are resolved. & ... read more »