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Senator Bergstrom files Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act

Jan 19, 2023

Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, has filed Senate Bill 814, the Oklahoma Second Amendment Financial Privacy Act, prohibiting credit card companies from sharing information about lawful firearm and ammunition purchases. His legislation would allow citizens and merchants to file lawsuits and seek d ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Seen on Attempted Kidnapping

Jan 19, 2023

A Bartlesville man was arrested on Wednesday after an attempted kidnapping attempt at Lowes on SE Adams Blvd on Tuesday. Quincy Wilson was seen in Washington County Court Thursday afternoon by Judge Linda Thomas. According to an affidavit, the victim was a Lowes employee. Wilson approached th ... read more »

Tri County Tech's High School Programs: Get REAL-WORLD Experience

Jan 19, 2023

  Tri County Tech programs are FREE to high school students in Nowata, Osage, and Washington county, where they can earn industry certifications, explore career passions, and even earn up to 40 hours of college credit. Successful futures are built by driven students and instructors that ... read more »

Bartlesville Police: Attempted Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

Jan 18, 2023

UPDATE: Bartlesville Police Department    The suspect, Mr. Wilson, has been taken into custody in Tulsa.   We thank the Tulsa Police Department for their assistance in bringing a timely solution to this issue. KWON reached out to Captain Andrew Ward for an upda ... read more »

Wahzhazhe Connect Featured at Broadband Conference

Jan 18, 2023

Wahzhazhe Connect, the Osage Nation’s broadband expansion project, will be featured in an upcoming conference. The conference, titled "Internet for All: Oklahoma Local and Tribal Coordination Workshop,” will be held in Oklahoma City on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Dr. James Tr ... read more »

Oklahoma: Pugh Releases $541M Education Agenda

Jan 18, 2023

State Senator Adam Pugh, a Republican from Edmond, releases his public education agenda. Sen. Pugh believes this plan - which was released on Wednesday - will improve public education outcomes for Oklahoma children. In his agenda, Pugh, who is the Senate education committee chairman, outlined ... read more »

Daniels Files Legislation for First Responder Training

Jan 18, 2023

Legislation to require mental health wellness training for first responders has been filed. State Senator Julie Daniels, R-Bartlesville, filed Senate Bill 379 on Wednesday, which would require eight hours of mental and behavioral health wellness training as part of peace officer certification ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Search for Missing Person

Jan 18, 2023

Bartlesville Police Department is searching for a woman that has been missing since Tuesday. Angel Shaffer was last known to be in the Tulsa area. She is said to be traveling in a 2015 Chevy Cruze that is tan in color and is bearing Oklahoma tag AVP404. If you have any information contact ... read more »

Two Men Behind Bars Intimidate Potential Witness

Jan 18, 2023

Two Bartlesville men were seen in Washington County Court Wednesday afternoon on charges alleging Conspiracy and Witness Intimidation. Lakell Powell and Trey Morgan Smith are already behind bars for previous crimes. According to an affidavit, Powell was on a video call with the potential witness, ... read more »

Dewey City Council Reviews, Approves Financial Items

Jan 18, 2023

The Dewey City Council approves financial items in their mid-month meeting on Tuesday night. Council members would hear a presentation by Hood & Associates regarding the city's 2021-2022 audit. The Council then voted to amend the current fiscal year budget as the city's library wa ... read more »

Dewey Police: Radios Being Installed, New Trucks Coming

Jan 18, 2023

The Dewey Police Department is getting key upgrades installed. According to Police Chief Mike Shea, the DPD has finally received the 24 digital radios that they ordered several months ago using COVID-19 government funds. Shea says 12 car radios are being installed this week. He says 12 new wa ... read more »

Caney Man Arrested on Multiple Charges

Jan 18, 2023

The Caney Police Department (CPD) arrests a man for burglarizing a vehicle to commit a felony theft or sexually motivated crime on top of other charges. According to the CPD, a call was received on Tuesday evening about a suspicious person - later identified as 39-year-old Julius White - who ... read more »

PODCAST/ VIDEO: US Rep Josh Brecheen on KWON

Jan 18, 2023

  Congressman Josh Brecheen (R-OK-CD 2) visited the KWON Morning Show on Wednesday.   Brecheen, part of the so-called "tenacious twenty" who held House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's feet to the fire before finally voting him in as speaker a few days ago, said that t ... read more »

Two More School Resource Officers Added to Bartlesville Schools

Jan 18, 2023

  Bartlesville Public Schools District (the “District”) continues to prioritize safety.  To that end, the District is in the process of adding school resource officers so that each school campus will have its own SRO stationed at that campus for the full school day.  ... read more »

Dewey Drops Both at Sperry

Jan 17, 2023

The Dewey Bulldogger guys dropped their third straight game this past Tuesday night in Sperry to the Pirates, 69-61. Bulldoggers almost doubled their point total from this past Saturday in the loss to Oklahoma Union where they only scored 32. The Bulldoggers went up 6-5 in the first quarter, ... read more »