Chief: Keep OCC paws off trust

    A flurry of long-distance politicking was unleashed late last week by rumors that some oil and gas producers want the Oklahoma Corporation Commission take over oil and gas regulation in Osage County. Such a step would require an act of Congress, since the rights of Osage shareholders to the mineral estate are governed by the […]

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    A rescue turns ugly

    A rescue turns ugly

    On Monday morning, in stifling heat, a ragtag bunch of 10 dogs were saved from lethal injection in Pawhuska. Their time had come: One pit bull had been held for more than two weeks in the city pound, well beyond the 72 hours that dog owners have to claim their pets. Among the others: A […]

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    A beautiful life, snuffed

    A beautiful life, snuffed

    In one dreadful moment on Thursday morning, a perpetual smile in Barnsdall was snuffed from this world. Caitlan Doty, 19, was killed in a car accident at highway 11 and Nelagoney Road when she went rhough a stop sign and into the path of a box truck, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. She was […]

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    Tribe closes 2 Head Starts

    Citing low Osage enrollment, the Osage Nation says it will not open the Head Start centers it operates in Barnsdall or McCord this coming school year. The Head Start in Barnsdall had an enrollment of 17 students, four of whom were Osage. McCord served 18 students and no Osages. The closures were announced by letter […]

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    IHS to be operated by Nation by Oct. 1

    After more than a decade of plotting and planning, changes are about to hit the Pawhuska Indian Health Services Clinic. As part of its seventh special session, the Fourth Osage Nation Congress unanimously approved a self-governance compact with Indian Health Services to operate the clinic come Oct. 1. By compacting the clinic, the tribe will […]

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    Osages approve language immersion

    Come August, a few more area children are going to be exposed to a second language. As the last vote of the seventh special session Friday, the Fourth Osage Congress approved an additional $195,896 appropriation to the tribe’s Division of Education and Early Childhood Services to fund an Osage immersion language nest in Pawhuska for […]

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