BIA orders halt to wind

    BIA orders halt to wind

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told Enel Green Power to stop quarrying rocks from the prairie west of Pawhuska or face potential legal action by the Office of the Field Solicitor. The letter, from BIA Osage Agency Superintendent Robin Phillips to Francesco Venturini, the president of Enel Green Power North America in Andover, Mass., […]

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    Old bank to get new owner

    First National Bank in Pawhuska, which has been in the same family for more than 100 years, is changing hands. American Heritage Bank announced Friday that it will take over the historic bank pending approval by federal regulators. The likely date for the final sale will be in the first quarter of 2015, American Heritage […]

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    Council approves grant applications

    The Pawhuska City Council was scolded Monday for taking no action on an Osage Nation proposal to reroute and beautify Grandview Avenue, and in a fairly rare move decided to apply for Communicty Development Block grants to repair the dam and Lake Pawhuska and to build storm shelters at each of the city’s schools. At […]

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    Sanity trial set in murder

    A former school teacher who is accused of murder in the shooting death of his mother is claiming he’s mentally incompetent and is scheduled to stand trial on that single issue in December. Special District Judge Stuart Tate ordered the trial last week to determine the competency of Robert Leroy Connor, who allegedly shot his […]

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    Triangle plans revealed

    Brian Bickle, one of the people poised to renovate the Triangle Building in Pawhuska, put himself on the hotspot Monday night at the City Council meeting to answer questions about the project. The building, which has lain fallow for decades, has been a sore talking point for several years at the City Council, which periodically […]

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    BIA wants lawsuit tossed

    Multiple motions to dismiss a pending federal lawsuit regarding the Osage Mineral Estate are now on file with the Northern District of Oklahoma. In pleadings submitted Monday and Tuesday, attorneys for more than a dozen oil and gas entities, including Osage Energy Resources; Devon Energy, Clear Mountain Production; Kaiser-Francis Anadarko; Chaparral Energy, and Marco Oil […]

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