Government

ON Congress passes Health Benefit law amendments, allowing two years of accruals for elders

Date: Jan. 18, 2021

During its Jan 15 special session, the Seventh Osage Nation Congress unanimously approved amendments to the Health Benefit Act to clarify the enrollment period, to ...

Federal judge denies use of state law in wind companies arguments against Minerals Council

Date: Jan. 13, 2021

TULSA — A federal judge has denied an attempt by Enel Green Power North America to use state law as a defense in ongoing litigation over ...

Signed record of decision in place for environmental impact study

Date: Jan. 10, 2021

After seven years of hearings, comments and drafts, a signed record of decision is in the books for the Osage County Environmental Impact Study.

Issued ...

Three Osages confirmed to Editorial Board for service, alternate board positions

Date: Jan. 5, 2021

Photo caption: From left: Jerri Jean Branstetter, Robert Warrior and Dennis McAuliffe Jr. Branstetter was confirmed for three more years on the Osage News Editorial ...

Osage Congress approves land purchase appropriation bill for future Fairfax senior housing

Date: Jan. 4, 2021

Photo caption: A 2015 aerial view of the city of Fairfax. In 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau reported the population of Fairfax was 1 ...

Congress again votes down efforts to fund new Pawhuska Village buildings, replenish permanent fund

Date: Dec. 29, 2020

After debate and discussion that mirrored the November special session, the Seventh Osage Nation Congress again voted down a bill during its Dec. 15 special ...

Strategic Plan update will shape policy for next five years

Date: Dec. 16, 2020

After months of meetings around the country and both online and paper surveys, the results for the Strategic Plan update are in.

The first Strategic ...

ON Congress confirms several board members during 2020 Tzi-Zho Session

Date: Dec. 14, 2020

The Seventh Osage Nation Congress confirmed several individuals to serve on various ON boards and commissions during the 2020 Tzi-Zho Session.

On Oct. 2 before ...

Congress votes down funding for new Pawhuska District buildings and permanent fund

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

Photo caption: The 7th Osage Nation Congress met virtually via GoToMeeting for the 3rd Special Session, called by Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear. Standing Bear ...

Osage Nation Congressman tests positive for COVID-19

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

Osage Nation Congressman Billy Keene has tested positive for COVID-19.

He posted about his diagnosis on his Facebook page on Nov. 30.

“Tested positive for ...