Warrant issued for Pawhuska City Manager

    A warrant for the arrest of Pawhuska CIty Manager Paul McAlexander was issued in Osage County District Court on Monday afternoon. McAlexander, who is on vacation in Washington State and not expected back to work until next Tuesday, was formally charged with obstructing a police officer, a misdemeanor. According to an affidavit by Oklahoma State […]

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    Osage school in the offing

    Osage school in the offing

    Going back to school for Osages could become a very different experience from the usual public school curriculum. Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear has already started working on creating a new school for Osages – and likely non-Osages – by forming a task force to look at establishing a world-class school along the lines of Cascia […]

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    Roof job could cost freedom

    A young man from Pawhuska who was released from prison in May from two high-profile crimes in Ponca City was arrested anew, this time in Pawhuska for a roof-job burglary at the Handy Grocery. It could be a pricey arrest in terms of years: The defendant in the case, Terrrance Lucas Cottingham, 24, is on […]

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    Deal nixed; man gets 20 years

    Deal nixed; man gets 20 years

    A Kansas man who was hoping for probation after pleading guilty to six sex counts involving children had no such luck at sentencing on Friday afternoon, when a judge meted out a 20-year prison term. Mark L. Morton, 59. of Sedan, had a battery of supporters at the sentencing and had, at one point, hammered […]

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    Like father, like daughter

    Like father, like daughter

    There is now a second Lohah on the Osage Nation Supreme Court. On Thursday, Elizabeth Homer was sworn in as an interim associate justice of the Osage Nation Supreme Court, making her the second generation in her family to serve on the tribe’s judiciary. Her father, Charles Lohah, was the first Osage Supreme Court chief […]

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    Smokey Bear celebrates 70

    Smokey Bear celebrates 70

    The 70th birthday of a cuddly but silent American icon who wears 60-by 30-inch Wrangler jeans was celebrated in Pawhuska and Fairfax on Friday, a day ahead of the real birthday of Smokey Bear. In a dark, humble room that morning, a pair of Bureau of Indian Affairs Osage Agency Wildland firefighters, Rann Tingtella and […]

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