Archives February 2015

Before you file your taxes, know about the ‘American Indian Tax Exemption’

Date: Feb. 9, 2015

It’s time to file taxes and this year there is a new penalty, or, “individual shared responsibility payment” cost, according to the Internal Revenue ...

ON Congress passes 2015 gaming plan of operation

Date: Feb. 9, 2015

TULSA, Okla. – The atmosphere among the Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board and Osage Casino management is upbeat following the January Congressional Special Session, which included ...

Jurisdiction challenged in Pawhuska village five-man board case

Date: Feb. 5, 2015

Two defendants in the tribal court cases involving missing Pawhuska Indian Village money are asking the Osage Nation Supreme Court to reverse a Trial Court ...

AG files ethics complaints against seven members of OMC

Date: Feb. 5, 2015

Attorney General Jeff Jones filed ethics complaints against seven members of the eight-member Osage Minerals Council in Osage Nation Trial Court on Jan. 20.

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Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear meets with President Barack Obama

Date: Feb. 4, 2015

The most impressive thing Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear witnessed during his meeting with President Barack Obama was not the man himself, but the work ...

Grocer says Fairfax Venture Foods store to open in March

Date: Feb. 4, 2015

FAIRFAX, Okla. – Progress continues on improving the vacant grocery store building in Fairfax, set to open in mid-March. The new name: Fairfax Venture Foods.  

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Osage Nation Congressional Sergeant-at-arms steps down

Date: Feb. 3, 2015

When the Fourth Osage Nation Congress convenes for its 2015 Hun-Kah Session in March, a new face will be among the Congressional office staff after ...

Nation signs unprecedented deal with energy giant TransCanada

Date: Feb. 3, 2015

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear asked for energy giant TransCanada to recognize the Osage Nation’s ancestral territories in an unprecedented deal, and the company ...

Hearing set in wind farm case for Feb. 24 in Tulsa

Date: Feb. 2, 2015

The battle continues for the Osage Nation against the wind companies building turbines along U.S. Highway 60. U.S. District Judge James H. Payne ...

Boy Scouts of America and Osage Nation partner for youth opportunities

Date: Feb. 2, 2015

New opportunities for Osage youth with the Boy Scouts of America Cherokee Area Council and Osage Nation programs are being developed for girls and boys ...