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Indians Successful in 2018 Summer Season

Aug 01, 2018

2018 was a season full of highlight for the Doenges Ford Indians. Bartlesville used a roster with several returning players and added talent to it for a very fruitful summer season. The Indians finished the year with a 21-17 record. Obviously the biggest win of the summer came in the champion ... read more »

Ed Gordon Officially Retires

Aug 01, 2018

Longtime Bartlesville city manager Ed Gordon made his retirement official Wednesday after 27 years of service with the city. A reception was held at the Bartlesville Community Center to celebrate Gordon’s service.  Current and former members of the city council, state legislators, and ... read more »

BPD Officer Under FBI Investigation

Aug 01, 2018

Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings announced through a press release on Wednesday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation on a BPD employee. The FBI is investigating officer Steven Powers relating to actions alleged to have occurred before his employment ... read more »

Municipal Filing Set To Begin For Bartlesville

Jul 27, 2018

Filing for municipal office in Bartlesville is set to begin on Monday, August 6. Interested parties can declare their candidacy for several open city positions. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says that the offices for all five wards of the Bartlesville City Council wi ... read more »

Man Arrested After Giving False Name

Aug 01, 2018

A man trying to use his brother’s name while is possession of drugs was arrested earlier this week. Richard Andregg made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of false impersonation to create liability and possession of marijuana for an incident that occurred on M ... read more »

James Lankford Talks with KWON

Aug 01, 2018

On Wednesday, KWON was able to sit down and discuss the August Legislative Session, Russia and Border Security with Oklahoma U.S. Senator James Lankford. The U.S. Senate is still in session this week, even though the United States House of Representatives is not. Meanwhile, the Senate will ha ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Attempted Robbery

Jul 31, 2018

A 19-year-old Bartlesville man was arrested after an attempted robbery that occurred on July 18. Benjamin Jackson stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing several charges including attempted robbery, aggravated assault and damage to private property. Accordin ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested After Altercation with Wife, Sister

Jul 31, 2018

A call about a domestic disturbance ended with a Washington County man in handcuffs. Jonathon Miller made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a charge domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor for an incident that occurred on Monday. According to ... read more »

Power Outage Affects Drivers License Facilities

Jul 31, 2018

Oklahoma's Department of Public Safety has announced that a power outage on Sunday morning caused a computer hardware problem, and the driver license system is down at all Drivers License sites across the state. DPS and all tag agencies are unable to process Driver Licenses or ID requests at ... read more »

Pawhuska Police Seek Pair After Robbery

Jul 31, 2018

The Pawhuska Police Department is asking for your help in locating two men following an armed robbery Sunday.   Peter Ryes and Stevee Von Flash Gordon are wanted for questioning regarding the robbery.    We have photos of the pair online as part of this story at Bartle ... read more »

Problems at Sooner Park Splash Pad

Jul 31, 2018

Bartlesville's Sooner Park splash pad is out of operation after Monday afternoon's storms.  Parks Superintendent, Bobby Robinson says the equipment at the splash pad may have suffered a lightning strike or power surge.     Crews are working to diagnose the prob ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Approve Items

Jul 30, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners met for their regular meeting this morning and took action on several items. The commissioners approved the Final Plat of Kelsey and Restrictions of Kesley Estates and Doug Hough Homes in District 2. The commissioners also approved an updated policy and ... read more »

Emergency Management is Assessing Storm Damage

Jul 30, 2018

Bartlesville received just short of an inch of rainfall during the storm that moved through the area at about 4 o'clock.  Melissa Priter at Washington County Emergency Management reports the storm took the roof off of the football locker room at Caney Valley Schools in Ramona.  She ... read more »

Independence Man Arrested for Pills

Jul 30, 2018

A 19-year-old Independence, Kansas man was arrested after several prescriptions pills were found in his possession. Jared Humaciu stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. According to an affidavit, Humaciu was ... read more »

Former Sheriff Hallett: Freeman Needs to Resign

Jul 30, 2018

Former sheriff James Hallett and a mass of concerned citizens called for the resignation of current sheriff Kenny Freeman at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. The meeting was moved from the Nowata County Courthouse Annex to the Free Mason Building due to the n ... read more »