Archives November 2014

Osage Nation and design professionals discuss Skiatook housing plans

Date: Nov. 17, 2014

SKIATOOK, Okla. – Osages will soon have an opportunity to live in an income-based housing addition here on the city’s southwest side.

The Osage Nation ...

Fairfax grocery store and senior and child care center funding considered

Date: Nov. 17, 2014

FAIRFAX, Okla. – The $3.3 million funding bill for a proposed Osage Nation senior/ child care facility in Fairfax is subject to an amendment to ...

Osages come together for Northern California fall gathering

Date: Nov. 14, 2014

On a warm sunny day, in the heart of wine country in the town of Petaluma, just east of Point Reyes National Seashore, close to ...

Rainy weather relocates Cultural Walk this year

Date: Nov. 14, 2014

The sixth annual Cultural Walk: From Kansas to Home that is usually held at the Mullendore Crossbell Ranch was moved to the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center ...

Chief Standing Bear raises spending concerns to gaming board

Date: Nov. 14, 2014

TULSA, Okla. – Oct. 15 marked the start of a new fiscal year for the Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board, but its members received the task ...

Byron Bighorse named interim Osage Casino CEO

Date: Nov. 14, 2014

The Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board selected Byron Bighorse as interim Osage Casino CEO for the Nation’s seven-casinos on Oct. 15.

Bighorse (Osage) was ...

Congress members defend their decision not to expand jurisdiction

Date: Nov. 8, 2014

The “no” vote on a congressional bill that would have expanded the Osage Nation’s jurisdiction to stop the wind turbine construction north of Highway ...

Olujic pays $20,000; Nov. 14 hearing set for Lobdell

Date: Nov. 7, 2014

On Oct. 7, the Osage Nation Gaming Commission voted unanimously to suspend the gaming licenses for acting Osage Casino CEO Joe Olujic, CFO Richard Lobdell ...

Osage major awarded two Air Medals from U.S. Air Force

Date: Nov. 6, 2014

Major Todd Abshire is an instructor pilot for the U.S. Air Force, and he’s a good one.

On Oct. 14 he was recognized ...

Congress denies chief expanded jurisdiction for wind fight

Date: Nov. 5, 2014

The Fourth Osage Nation Congress voted down a bill Nov. 5 that would have expanded jurisdiction to prosecute non-Natives on the Nation’s former reservation ...