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No More Vaccine Pods in Nowata County

Apr 12, 2021

The Nowata County Commissioners heard an update on COVID-19 vaccines from Emergency Management director Laurie Summers at Monday morning’s meeting. Summers alerted the board that the Oklahoma State Department of Health will no longer be holding a pod in Nowata to administer COVID-19 vaccine ... read more »

City Matters on KWON

Apr 12, 2021

City Manager Mike Bailey, Adams Golf Course Pro Jerry Benedict and City Engineer Micah Siemers brought listeners and viewers update on Bartlesville city matters on Monday.   Mike Bailey gave us a review on last week's issues including the BDA special election results, the Communi ... read more »

Mask Mandate Lifted at Washington County Courthouse

Apr 12, 2021

The mask mandate is a thing of the past at the Washington County Courthouse in downtown Bartlesville. The Washington County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to rescind the mask mandate at the courthouse on Monday morning. District Judge Linda Thomas was present for the meet ... read more »

GoFundMe Created for Bartian Involved in Car Accident

Apr 12, 2021

A GoFundMe account has been created for a former Bartlesville native who was involved in a traffic accident on Friday. Qemar Gray, the organizer of the fundraiser, said Windell Bruner III was put into the ICU Friday night after hydroplaning on his way to a football game. He said the accident ... read more »

Bartlesville Library Preps for 2021 LEGO Contest

Apr 09, 2021

The Bartlesville Public Library has released information for its 2021 LEGO Creations Contest. Contestants will build their LEGO creations at home using their own LEGOs, abiding by the rules and criteria noted on the registration form.  They will then drop off their entries at the library ... read more »

National Day of Prayer Set for May 6 at BCC

Apr 09, 2021

The National Day of Prayer will be held on Thursday, May 6th, at 7:00 p.m. locally at the Bartlesville Community Center. The BCC is located at 300 SE Adams Boulevard. 70 years of prayer for America will be celebrated during the National Day of Prayer. A law has proclaimed a day of prayer for ... read more »

Estes to Serve as Associate Osage County District Judge

Apr 09, 2021

Governor Kevin Stitt announced the appointment of Burl O. “Bo” Estes to serve as Associate District Judge for Osage County on Friday. In a statement, Gov. Stitt said: “I am pleased to appoint Bo Estes to the Osage County District Court. Bo has dedicated his life to servi ... read more »

Man Involved in Police Standoff Appears in Court

Apr 09, 2021

A man involved in a standoff with Bartlesville Police on Wednesday was arraigned at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. Luke Irvin Chrisco was charged with several counts including obstructing an officer, reckless conduct with a firearm and failure to register as a sex offender. Accor ... read more »

Man Accused of Threatening BHS Appears Out of Custody

Apr 09, 2021

A Bartlesville man who allegedly made a threat directed towards Bartlesville High School appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. 20-year-old Matthew Allen Conner was arrested Thursday on a complaint of a misdemeanor count of threatening an act of violence. Conner posted a $500 bon ... read more »

Fan Favorite Voting Opens for BPS Teacher of the Year

Apr 09, 2021

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation announced on Friday that “Fan Favorite” voting for its Teacher of the Year Celebration has officially opened. All you have to do is donate to vote for your Teacher of the Year nominee. You’ll need to text your teacher’s text t ... read more »

Wash. Co. Courthouse Mask Mandate to be Revisited, More

Apr 09, 2021

A resolution requiring masks to be worn in the Washington County Courthouse as a result of the COVID-19 Emergency State of Disaster may be approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. This is an item that was first approved of by the Commissioners in December 2020 on a 2-1 vote. ... read more »

Osage Hills School Putting on Event for Fallen Deputy

Apr 09, 2021

Osage Hills School is putting on a "Change for Kyle" fundraiser in honor of a fallen Washington County Sheriff's Office Deputy and his commitment to protect and serve our community. The school is asking students, parents, staff and members of the community to donate their spare ... read more »

Bartlesville Recycle Center Remains Temporarily Closed

Apr 09, 2021

Bartlesville's Recycling Center remains closed at this time. Public Works Director Keith Henry said Tulsa Recycle and Transfer Center (TRT) will contact the City of Bartlesville once they're up and running. Henry said there was a little dumping of recyclables and other items early on ... read more »

Next Gen 911 to be Topic of Discussion at Osage Commissioners Meeting

Apr 09, 2021

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will have a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska this coming Monday. The commissioners will consider approving and signing the GIS contract with Sam LLC for mapping cleanup to help get ready for Next Gen 911. They will also conside ... read more »

Capitol Call Powered by Phillips 66 4-9-21

Apr 09, 2021

It was a fast-paced Capitol Call program powered by Phillips 66 on Friday with State Senator Julie Daniels and Representatives Judd Strom (by phone) and Wendi Stearman. Represenative Stearman said the bill she co-authored regarding her opposition to mandatory vaccines  has moved to the S ... read more »