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Municipal Elections

Feb 01, 2015

  Candidates for municipal office in three Washington County municipalities file for Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 am, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. The filing period ends at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, Feb 4. Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board off ... read more »

Price Tower Gala Raises Funds

Jan 31, 2015

About 200 people gathered at Bartlesville's Community Center Saturday night to celebrate and support the Price Tower Arts Center.  Mike Wilt Emceed the 11th-annual Price Tower Gala.  Price Tower Board member Brad Doenges called the evening an occasion not only to celebrate t ... read more »

Police Investigate Saturday Morning Shooting

Jan 31, 2015

A man was flown to a Tulsa hospital after he apparently shot himself early Saturday morning.  Bartlesville police received a call by family members to check on the man who had a weapon.  Officers responded to a home at the intersection of 13th and Cherokee.  Police Chief Tom Hollan ... read more »

Man Shoots Himself, Police Investigating

Jan 31, 2015

A man was flown to a Tulsa hospital after he apparently shot himself early Saturday morning.  Bartlesville police received a call by family members to check on the man who had a weapon.  Officers responded to a home at the intersection of 12th and Cherokee.  Police Chief Tom Hollan ... read more »

Woolaroc Adds to Museum Alliance

Jan 30, 2015

Local landmark Woolaroc adds The Will Rogers Memorial Museums to it's existing Membership Alliance program.   Woolaroc CEO Bob Frazier says he is very excited about the addition of the Will Rogers Memorial Museums to their existing alliance which includes The National Cowboy & ... read more »

Caney Volunteer Firefighter Dies

Jan 30, 2015

Local firefighters were busy with brush fires around the area this week. A Caney, KS volunteer responded to his final call on Wednesday, January 28th, a day that had a Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service. FOX23 reported that 55-year-old Cliff Sanders collapsed at the firehouse afte ... read more »

Nomination Process Continues for Price Tower

Jan 30, 2015

The Price Tower has long been a destination for visitors to Bartlesville as it is the only skyscraper ever designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. On Friday, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the Price Tower has been nominated for inclusion on the World Heritage List. Price T ... read more »

Sand Springs Man Killed in Accident

Jan 30, 2015

A one vehicle accident ended with the death of a 37-year-old Sand Springs man on Thursday evening.  Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop K troopers were dispatched to an accident on SH 97 north of Sand Springs at about 6:30 P.M.  The accident report shows that 25-year-old Ashley Burke of Sand ... read more »

Phillips 66 Reports Strong Quarterly Earnings

Jan 30, 2015

Phillips 66 is reporting fourth quarter earnings of $1.1 billion.  Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Garland calls the results a solid fourth quarter.  He says that's a result of the company's diversified asset portfolio and operational excellence.  Garland ... read more »

OLLI Spring 2015 Session Begins Soon

Jan 30, 2015

The Spring Session for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) classes gets underway on February 9th. The classes are designed for seniors, contributing to their overall quality of life through enriching experiences. RuthAnn Sirbaugh, Director of OLLI, said they strive for variety.   ... read more »

Legislators Back to Work on Monday

Jan 30, 2015

Oklahoma legislators head back to Oklahoma City this weekend to begin the new session on Monday. Local legislators Senator John Ford and State Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap were in the K-WON 1400 studios Friday morning with News Director Charlie Taraboletti to talk about what they ... read more »

Polar Plunge on Saturday

Jan 30, 2015

The weather will make Saturday's Special Olympics Polar Plunge feel even colder. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Patrick Johnson, Bartlesville Special Olympics chairperson said last year's event raised more than $23-thousand.   For the second ... read more »

ConocoPhillips to Work to Control Costs

Jan 29, 2015

Rumors continue about Bartlesville's major employers and the local jobs picture in light of lower crude oil prices and corresponding profit margins.  ConocoPhillips announced a net fourth-quarter loss on Thursday.  Local spokesman, David Austin says the company did not  announc ... read more »

Being Prepared is the Best Prevention

Jan 29, 2015

When disaster strikes, history dictates that it's best top be prepared. To that end, Washington county, the city of Bartlesville and the Bartlesville Public School District gathered for a Hazard Mitigation planning session. A mitigation plan is now a requirement for disaster funding from FEMA ... read more »

Mullin Introduces Bill to Benefit Veterans

Jan 29, 2015

MULLIN INTRODUCES VETS BILL  1/29/15 NOON  CHARLIE Second-District Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin introduced a bill to fix problems that veterans from rural areas may encounter when using the new Veteran's Choice Program.  Mullin is partnering with Kansas Senator Jer ... read more »