Business

ONES subsidiary legislation passes 7-5 vote

Date: May 6, 2020

Pending Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear’s signature, the Osage Nation will have a single 8(a) umbrella company once more.

By a 7-5 count on ...

Candidates disclose employment, income, land and business ownership

Date: May 4, 2020

Photo caption: From left, top row: Joe Tillman (incumbent), Jodie Revard, Michael Bristow, Colt Herren, John Maker (incumbent), Melissa Dailey, Jim Trumbly. Bottom row, from ...

Minerals Council searching for solutions after pandemic halts oil production

Date: May 1, 2020

The oil glut has hit the Osage mineral estate and with it, questions about how local producers can continue doing business.

As of April 29 ...

Osage Nation scheduled to reopen campus on May 11

Date: April 27, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation campus in Pawhuska on April 27, 2020. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

The Osage Nation will reopen to the public on ...

Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe break ranks and sign new state gaming compacts

Date: April 21, 2020

Photo caption: The Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe signed new gaming compacts with Gov. Kevin Stitt. KTUL Channel 8

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Two Oklahoma tribes ...

Osage Casinos furloughs more than 75 percent of its workforce during pandemic

Date: April 16, 2020

With all seven of its properties shuttered since mid-March due to COVID-19, Osage Casinos has had to furlough more than 75 percent of its employees ...

Gov. Stitt uses COVID-19 as a bargaining chip with tribal gaming compacts

Date: March 31, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — With casinos temporarily shuttered across Oklahoma due to COVID-19, attorneys for Gov. Kevin Stitt apparently attempted to reach a compact deal with some ...

Osage Casinos to suspend hotel and gaming operations until further notice

Date: March 18, 2020

The Gaming Enterprise Board unanimously passed an emergency resolution to suspend hotel and gaming operations at all seven casinos starting today at 11:59 p ...

Osage LLC has a new chairman; contract for Fort Belknap Reservation extends

Date: Feb. 24, 2020

SKIATOOK, Okla. — A new year means new digs, new leadership and a new subsidiary company for the Osage LLC board of directors.

In its first ...

Judge orders mediation for five tribes and Oklahoma Governor

Date: Feb. 10, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Casino patrons play roulette, one of several Class III table games under scrutiny after Gov. Kevin Stitt announced to tribes in a ...