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Sunrise Reporter Turns White Due to Supply Issues

Feb 03, 2023

Bartlesville Radio’s Sunrise Reporter has a different shade these days because of ongoing supply chain issues. The normally yellow paper has turned white because paper mills are not manufacturing as much colored paper such as golden rod. Even legal sized golden rod is unavailable. There ... read more »

Mullin Seeks Border Security Answers Ahead of SOTU

Feb 03, 2023

United States Senator Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) releases a video ahead of next week’s State of the Union Address. In the video, Sen. Mullin calls on President Biden to address the crisis at the Southern Border as a matter of national security. Sen. Mullin says the American people need to ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council to Meet for February

Feb 03, 2023

Bartlesville City Council is set to meet for their monthly meeting on February 6th as it’s the first Monday of the month. A bit shorter agenda from last month, kicking off the meeting will be the Police Chiefs Award for Valor being presented to a citizen. Reappointments are set to happe ... read more »

Dewey Police Make Arrests After Dispensary Break-Ins

Feb 03, 2023

Three suspects are arrested after four of the five medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Dewey experience break-ins. Patrol Officer Robbie Hicks with the Dewey Police Department (DPD) says it has taken roughly a month to investigate the matter. Hicks says he believes accessibility is ... read more »

Emergency Ballots Available for Nearing Local Elections

Feb 03, 2023

Registered voters who may have become physically incapacitated after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30 and cannot make it to the polls still have an opportunity to cast their ballot. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says state law permits voters who become emergency incapaci ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Burglary

Feb 03, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Friday for Second Degree Burglary. According to an affidavit, Teddy Dean Roach Jr. allegedly was seen carrying an electric heater from behind an RV that is parked on church grounds. The RV is used on the weekends by a pastor. The RV ha ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Seen on Grand Larceny Charge

Feb 03, 2023

Clark Alan Boone was seen in Washington County Court this Friday on charges alleging grand larceny and driving with license revoked. According to an affidavit, officers were dispatched to the area of Herrick and Virginia in Bartlesville and made a traffic stop on a red truck heading south that wa ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for Rape

Feb 03, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Friday on a felony charge alleging rape by instrumentation. Austin Earl Dempsey was arrested on February 3rd after a call was made on a reported rape that had recently occurred on the 600 block of Se Elmhurst Ave. According to an affid ... read more »

Teen Charged with Murder Given New Court Date

Feb 03, 2023

A Bartlesville teen who has been charged with murder was seen again in Washington County Court on Friday morning. 17-year-old Heidi Dutton had her second court date after being charged as an adult with first degree murder last month. Dutton is accused of murdering her grandparents, Larry and ... read more »

OK Senator Files Legislature Involving Gender Transition Surgeries, Medications

Feb 03, 2023

Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, has filed four pieces of legislation to protect minors from life-changing gender transition hormones and surgery that could render them unable to have children as adults.  The bills also allow lawsuits to be filed against health care providers and adults who vi ... read more »

Opioid's Big Topic in Next Commissioner's Meeting

Feb 03, 2023

The Osage Co. Commissioners will meet again on Monday to review quotes to remodel rooms in the Women’s Building, Ag Building and Indoor Arena.  The Commissioners may also accept the first payment of the new national opioid settlement for $35,408.47.  For the third time in ... read more »

Capitol Calls 2-3-23

Feb 03, 2023

Just days before Oklahoma state legislature convenes on Monday for this year's session, Senator Julie Daniels and Representative Judd Strom appeared on KWON's Capitol Call program sponsored by Phillips 66 on Friday.   Our panel was first asked about talk of sports gambling po ... read more »

OK House Bill Filed to End Residential Solar Power Bans

Feb 03, 2023

A bill was filed prior to the start of the Oklahoma legislative session to end housing restrictions against residential solar power projects.   Ardmore Rep. Tammy Townley filed House Bill 1023 which provides that an owners association, such as an HOA, may not prohibit the installatio ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Dies in Osage County Crash

Feb 03, 2023

A Bartlesville man is dead following a fatality collision on Thursday just west of town. The collision at about 2:30pm on Thursday on State Highway 123 at County Road 2712, approximately 1.25 miles southwest of Bartlesville, OK. in Osage County. A 2022 Kenworth driven by Brent M. Gre ... read more »

Early Voting for Washington County

Feb 02, 2023

Early voting begins Thursday, Feb. 9th for voters in Washington County. Voters who will not be able to make it to the polls on Election Day, have the option of voting early at their County Election Board. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House, said early voting is open to al ... read more »