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Washington county Storm Spotter Training on Saturday

Feb 27, 2015

It's time again for the annual Storm Spotter Training in Oklahoma. The training class is put together each year by meteorologists from the National Weather Service. Warning coordinator Ed Calianese said there's is always new information to pass along. Forecaster Karen Hatfield will le ... read more »

Lt. Governor Lamb Visits Nowata

Feb 26, 2015

Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb was in Nowata Thursday as part of his 77-county tour.  Lamb toured Nowata Boys and Girls Club and was pleased with the facility.  Lamb said that he has learned a lot from the tour.  Lamb added that Nowata has a rich history.  Lamb was joined by ... read more »

Oklahoma House Meets Bill Deadline

Feb 26, 2015

State legislators are headed home for the weekend after committee hearings on many bills. Representative Earl Sears said they've met their deadline and some House Bills will not be going forward. House Bill 1549, which is sponsored by Sears, made the cut today by passing the House Energy ... read more »

Hazard Mitigation Plan Key to Federal Funding

Feb 26, 2015

Officials from Washington County, the city of Bartlesville, and the Bartlesville Public School District gathered Thursday afternoon to continue work on a 5-year Hazard Mitigation Plan. When disaster strikes the Plan comes into play as pertaining to FEMA funding. Urban fires was a topic of discuss ... read more »

Chamber Announces Profile Videos

Feb 26, 2015

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce unveiled a series of videos during a lunch-time forum at the Bartlesville Community Center on Thursday.  Chamber Executive, Sherri Wilt presented the videos as part of a soulution to a problem that exists in the city -- job growth that doesn' ... read more »

Community Election Next Week

Feb 26, 2015

A number of Green Country communities will see voters at the polls next Tuesday, March 3rd. The city of Owasso has seven Propositions on the ballot, including number Three, which would require passage of a non-emergency clause ordinance or vote of the people before City Council can sell city prop ... read more »

Junior Livestock Show Season Underway

Feb 26, 2015

The Junior Livestock Show Season is underway. This weekend, Nowata County youth will hold their livestock show  The junior livestock show begins today and runs through Saturday. It takes place at the Nowata County Fairgrounds. Washington County youth get their chance next week. Kardeza Keste ... read more »

Elder Care Bartlesville Offers Golden Opportunities

Feb 26, 2015

As the number of older Americans increases and more and more people are taking care of their parents, there are some resources for help. Jessica Ennis of Elder Care here in Washington County; Ennis also talked about the upcoming fundraiser, “The Good, The Bad and The Barbeque, on Saturd ... read more »

OWU to Host Karpus Event

Feb 26, 2015

You are invited to an event at Oklahoma Wesleyan University this evening.  George Karpus of Karpus Financial Management is scheduled to speak in the Chapel and Fine Arts Center.  His topic will be  “How a Coal Miner’s Son Built a $2.7 BillionCompany”.  Karpus ... read more »

Owasso Police Looking for Suspects in Patrol Car Vandalism

Feb 25, 2015

The city of Owasso will deal with some unexpected expenses after vandals did damage to several patrol cars.  NewsOn6 is reporting that many of the patrol cars were parked behind the Owasso Police Department Tuesday afternoon when the vandalism occurred.  More than 10 patrol cars and som ... read more »

Pawhuska Without Phone/Internet Service Wednesday Afternoon

Feb 25, 2015

Pawhuska residents lost phone, internet and cell phone service early Wednesday afternoon. Bill Lynch, a KWON 1400 news reporter, went to Pawhuska to find out what the problem was. Pawhuska police reported that ODOT workers on Highway 60, west of Pawhuska, inadvertently hit the AT&T fiber ... read more »

Bartlesville Business and Home show Deemed a Big Success

Feb 25, 2015

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Business and Home Show this past Saturday was a great success, says President Sherri Wilt.   Wilt went on to say, “Keep it local.”   The grand prize winner of a trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas is Kim Osborne.   ... read more »

Ramona Chamber Banquet Set For March 13th

Feb 25, 2015

The Ramona Chamber of Commerce will be having their annual chamber banquet on Friday, March 13th at the Ramona First Baptist Church.  During a KWON Community Connection Program, chamber president Courtney Fuller preview the event.  Washington County District Judge Curtis DeLapp will be ... read more »

"Right to Try" Bill Passes in House Public Health Committee

Feb 25, 2015

A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to have access to medicines that could help them and have been given temporary approval by the FDA but not yet on pharmacy shelves was passed by unanimous vote on Wednesday morning. House Bill 1074 was under consideration by the House Public Health ... read more »

Rogers County Man Arrested on child Pornography Charges

Feb 25, 2015

A Rogers County man is in jail on child pornography charges. Claremore police arrested 23-year-old Christoper Doering on Tuesday, February 24th. FOX 23 reports that police have been investigating Doering since December after receiving a tip that he had pornography on his laptop and cell phone. Of ... read more »