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CHIEF CHAT: A Conversation with BPD Chief Kevin Ickleberry

Feb 12, 2024

Bartlesville Police Chief Kevin Ickleberry was our guest on KWON's Chief Chat on Monday morning. During the conversation, Chief Ickleberry discussed several items including the re-establishment of a Neighborhood Watch program, the police department's participation in the Polar Plunge for ... read more »

Exotic Reptile Expo: Time To Nerd Out!

Feb 12, 2024

Nerds come in all shapes, sizes, and even ages. If you do not identify as a nerd than maybe your just an animal lover. Either way, Bartlesville has got just the thing for you. The Bartlesville Green Country Reptile and Exotic Expo is featuring their best, including live axolotls. The entry fe ... read more »

Osage Nation Looking to Keep Elders as Safe as Possible

Feb 10, 2024

The Senior Housing Center in Hominy is about to open, but before it does workers want to make sure plans are in place to keep residents safe. As Construction Manager Brandon Wallace explains, several local agencies came together to get a tour of the facility.   Wallace goes on to tal ... read more »

Washington Co. Commissioners to Meet on Monday

Feb 09, 2024

Washington County Commissioners will meet Monday morning to discuss several proposed construction and renovation projects. According to an agenda, the commissioners are expected to discuss a change order for the ongoing construction project at the new Emergency Operations Warehouse and Comman ... read more »

Skiatook Health Department at Top of Mind for Osage Co Commissioners

Feb 09, 2024

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning where there will be continued discussion on the expansion of the health department at the Skiatook location.   There will be consideration to sign a quote with ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Fentanyl Trafficking Charge

Feb 09, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested this week on the charges of aggravated trafficking of Fentanyl, possession of a controlled dangerous substance without a prescription, possession of firearm while committing a felony, and possession of stolen property. Aaron Schmidt was seen on Friday in Washington ... read more »

Caney Valley's Emma Gavellas Named Patriot January Student of Month

Feb 08, 2024

Caney Valley High School senior Emma Gavellas has been named one of the Patriot Auto Students of the Month for January, presented by Truity Credit Union and Bartlesville Radio.   Gavellas has a 3.98 GPA, consistently receives the highest grades on all of her assignments and goes abov ... read more »

Elder Care to Serve as Memory Screening Site for Central States Research March 19,

Feb 09, 2024

  Central States Research will hold memory screenings at Elder Care on March 19.     Dr. Sarah Land, DO a board-certified psychiatrist, and her team of specialists will hold a special one-day memory screening event at Elder Care for adults 55 and older.  & ... read more »

Oklahoma Judge Who Sent More Than 500 Texts During a Murder Trial Resigns

Feb 09, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge who sent more than 500 texts to her bailiff during a murder trial will resign, according to a court filing. In a proposed settlement agreement filed Thursday with the Oklahoma Court on the Judiciary, District Judge Traci Soderstrom agreed to resign ... read more »

Oklahoma Grand Jury Indicts Barbecue Restaurant Owner Over Deal With State Parks Agency

Feb 09, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The owner of an Oklahoma barbecue company that landed a sweetheart deal to build restaurants at several state parks was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and fraud charges in connection with the deal. Ronald Brent Swadley and two other men who worked for Swa ... read more »

CAPITOL CALL 2-9-24 Powered by Phillips 66

Feb 09, 2024

  The State of the State, some newly proposed legislation, and visting with local officials highlighted this week's CAPITOL CALL powered by Phillips 66 on KWON on Friday.   Representatiives Judd Strom and John B. Kane along with Senator Julie Daniels were all in agreemen ... read more »

Copan Under Boil Water Advisory

Feb 08, 2024

The Town of Copan has issued a precautionary boil advisory. This boil advisory went into effect Thursday, citing that the drinking water may be unsafe for human consumption. For the time being, it is advised that customers bring the water to a full rolling boil for at least a minute before dr ... read more »

Kansas Lawmakers Are Allowing a 93% Pay Raise for Themselves

Feb 09, 2024

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is set to nearly double state legislators’ pay at the start of next year, making their compensation better than it is for their counterparts in a majority of states, including more populous ones like Georgia and Texas. The increase is nearly $28,000 a ye ... read more »

Dewey's Maycee Smith Named Patriot January Student of Month

Feb 08, 2024

Dewey High School senior Maycee Smith has been named one of the Patriot Auto Students of the Month for January, presented by Truity Credit Union and Bartlesville Radio.   Smith is a 4.0 student. She has completed the medicine and biosciences program at Tri County Tech, already earned ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Child Abuse After Causing Victims Nose to Bleed

Feb 08, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Thursday afternoon on the charge of child abuse. Casey Andrews appeared in court after he was arrested Wednesday evening on the above charge. A call was made to police about a domestic in progress on Friday, Feb 5th involving Andrews. ... read more »