Archives January 2020

External audit of Osage LLC nears completion; broadband project could extend

Date: Jan. 31, 2020

The end is in sight for an ongoing external audit at Osage LLC.

At Osage LLC’s Jan. 22 board of directors meeting, Frank Freeman ...

Future of Big Hill Trading Co. may depend on Osage Congress

Date: Jan. 30, 2020

Photo caption: The Big Hill Trading Co. was once the epicenter of the town of Fairfax. The building, built in 1913, was severely damaged by ...

Osage speaks at Indigenous Filmmakers Lounge at Sundance Film Festival

Date: Jan. 30, 2020

Photo caption: Ryan RedCorn (Buffalo Nickel Creative Writer/Director), Brad Munoa (Pechanga Writer/Director/Producer), and Erika Soto Lamb (Paramount Network Vice President) discuss initiatives ...

Osage Nation receives letter from state intending to audit its Class III gaming

Date: Jan. 29, 2020

Photo caption: Construction work continues on the second hotel tower addition at the Tulsa Osage Casino on Jan. 15. The 145-room tower is slated for ...

TPS schedules community meeting to discuss proposed Indian Ed reorganization

Date: Jan. 28, 2020

Photo caption: The Tulsa Public Schools board of education met on Jan. 21. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

TULSA — In light of pushback over a proposed ...

Chief Standing Bear advised not to join federal gaming lawsuit ‘at this time’

Date: Jan. 28, 2020

Photo caption: Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear speaks during the groundbreaking reception of an additional hotel tower at the Osage Casino in Tulsa on July ...

Osage Congressional Revenue Advisory Commission meets for first time

Date: Jan. 27, 2020

The newly established Osage Nation Congressional Revenue Advisory Commission met for the first time on Dec. 30 at the Capitol Building in Pawhuska.

Established by ...

More tribes join federal lawsuit over gaming compacts

Date: Jan. 24, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Casino patrons play roulette at the Tulsa location. Osage News

OKLAHOMA CITY — A fourth tribe is attempting to get involved in a ...

Proposed bill would add protections for Native American high school students

Date: Jan. 24, 2020

Photo caption: A bill filed in the Oklahoma legislature would explicitly add wearing tribal regalia at a high school graduation to the activities covered under ...

Congress requests more information on Pawhuska City Hall building

Date: Jan. 23, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation is in beginning talks to purchase the Pawhuska City Hall building if all parties can come to a consensus on ...