Archives August 2014

Fourth ON Congress passes eight bills during two-day special session

Date: Aug. 19, 2014

The Fourth Osage Nation Congress wrapped its third special session in two days after considering and passing eight pieces of legislation July 31-Aug.1.

The ...

Osage County landowners speak out against bad drilling practices

Date: Aug. 18, 2014

Stories of unenforced drilling regulations from Osage County landowners rained down on the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Friday, Jan. 25.

Surrounded by more than 80 landowners ...

Pawhuska committee unveils proposed dance arbor

Date: Aug. 18, 2014

The Pawhuska dance arbor committee stressed one thing to architects when planning began for a new arbor: It’s about the dance.

The committee unveiled ...

Once a championship pole-vaulter, Dillon Lookout now focuses on medicine

Date: Aug. 15, 2014

Dillon Lookout graduated from Jenks High School in May of 2012 with a goal of becoming an Olympic Pole Vaulter. He continued that dream at ...

Community gardens being grown by Osage Nation TA–WA AmeriCorps

Date: Aug. 14, 2014

Osage Nation TA-WA AmeriCorps staff members have been busy this summer working in three different gardens around Pawhuska. The goal of the gardens is to ...

Two Osage boys participate in Oklahoma Boys State

Date: Aug. 13, 2014

Marvin Lee Clark III and Gabriel Jerome Pelayo were among 400 upcoming high school seniors to attend this year’s class of Oklahoma Boys State ...

Osage News wins 16 NAJA awards, including free press award in 2014

Date: Aug. 12, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Osage News staff won 16 Native American Journalists Association Media Awards this year, including a special award recognizing the newspaper for ...

Story Time at the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center

Date: Aug. 11, 2014

Story Time is put on by the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural center with the stories being read by Kathleen Auschwitz the centers librarian.

Auschwitz has been a ...

Osage Casinos receive fifth unqualified audit report for 2013

Date: Aug. 8, 2014

PONCA CITY, Okla. – For the Osage Nation gaming enterprise, 2013 is described as “a fantastic year,” according to Osage Casinos CEO Neil Cornelius.

Not only ...

Chief Standing Bear appoints former Osage Casino employee to gaming board

Date: Aug. 7, 2014

PONCA CITY, Okla. – One week after his swearing-in, Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear made his first board appointment to the Nation’s Gaming Enterprise Board ...