Judge case to be argued

    Judge case to be argued

    The ongoing skirmish between the district attorney and judges over the establishment of a drug court in Pawnee County played out in Bristow on Monday, when Creek County District Court Judge Joe Sam Vassar granted a one-week continuance and set the matter for oral arguments this coming Monday. Duncan has accused Pawnee County Associate District […]

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    Tribe looks to take over IHS duties

    Health care in Osage County may be changing in the near future. With the Osage Nation Health Authority Board confirming it has clean financials over the last three years, the tribe is moving forward to plans to implement a self-governance agreement with Indian Health Services by Oct. 1. More than 60 percent of federally recognized […]

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    Fugitive shoots, kills himself

    Fugitive shoots, kills himself

    A man who bolted from police during a Pawhuska traffic stop in January fled again on Thursday evening, this time with disastrous consequences: He shot himself in the head inside a car at the Eastland Shopping Center in Bartlesville. Osage County Undersheriff Lou Ann Brown said that lawmen got word that William David Parks Jr., […]

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    Spelling Bee yields a champ

    Spelling Bee yields a champ

    It started off easily enough Wednesday afternoon at the Osage County Spelling Bee. Mass. Gene. Bias. Text. And then the more difficult words came flying towards the 29 kids packed into the Osage County Interlocal Co-op Building: axis, divisor, position, scissors. The first five words in the fourth round – equivalent, parallel, resistance, appendix and […]

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    Osages celebrate sovereignty

    Osages celebrate sovereignty

    A single word carries a lot of different meanings to Osage leaders and citizens. In honor of the 2006 ratification of the tribe’s constitution, Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear and other officials with the Osage Nation took to the microphone Wednesday afternoon in the Congressional Chambers to discuss what sovereignty means to them as part […]

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    Five alarms on Fifth

    Five alarms on Fifth

    At 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday, my phone made a burbly noise I had never heard before. By the time I realized it was a Facebook phone call from Barnsdall City Treasurer Dianne Garrett, I had missed it. I inwardly cursed Facebook for trying to take over all forms of communication in the world. Then came […]

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