Two wind suits tossed

    Two wind suits tossed

    A judge on Thursday threw out two of three lawsuits involving proposed wind farms in Osage County, dealing a blow to the Osage Nation’s efforts to stop a forest of industrial turbines from rising over the tallgrass prairie west of Pawhuska. Ottawa County District Court Judge Robert G. Haney, sitting by special assignment, dismissed both […]

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    Suit sparks oilfield rule change

    Suit sparks oilfield rule change

    A federal lawsuit is causing an uproar among many Osages and oil companies, who fear that a judge could order the halt of oil production in the county and thus potentially shut down Osage oil royalty income and cause a tax crisis for public bodies. The case, first filed in Osage County District Court but […]

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    City manager charged

    City manager charged

      City Manager Paul McAlexander, under fire for telling a police officer not to arrest the city attorney for alleged drunken driving on July 3, has been charged with criminally obstructing the officer. The misdemeanor charge was filed Monday afternoon in Osage County District Court at the behest of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation […]

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    P-town avenue could be relocated

    P-town avenue could be relocated

    The Pawhuska City Council will consider re-routing Grandview Avenue from Ninth to 12th streets onto a roundabout that the Osage Nation is building as part of its $27 million re-do of its campus. The council cannot decide whether to approve the plan – which it rejected earlier this year – until the public has been […]

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    Vet student: DA is angel

    Vet student: DA is angel

    Chloe Charlton, a fourth-year veterinary student at Oklahoma State University, had a blow-out Friday near Sand Springs on her 12-year-old Land Cruiser, and within minutes an unexpected angel stopped to help her: Osage County District Attorney Rex Duncan. “I was going home to visit my husband in Little Rock and heard a boom,” Charlton said. […]

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    Lawyer: Suspect in two murders is mentally ill

    Lawyer: Suspect in two murders is mentally ill

    A preliminary hearing set for Michael Devin Stanley, who is charged with murder in the deaths of his great-grandmother and half sister, was delayed Thursday because his attorney requested his competency be evaluated. Stanley, 20,  of Skiatook, was charged with one count of murder in Osage County and another count in Tulsa County in January. […]

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