Legal

UINOKT meeting brings updates and candidates running for office

Date: Oct. 22, 2018

TULSA, Okla. — With Oklahoma’s general election less than a month away, the ballot box was front and center at the fall quarterly meeting of ...

Waller elected new Minerals Council chair after Harlan resigns

Date: Oct. 12, 2018

The Osage Minerals Council is under new leadership.

At a 15-minute special meeting on Oct. 12, the council voted 5-3 to name Everett Waller as ...

Harlan resigns as OMC chair following conflict with fellow councilwoman

Date: Oct. 10, 2018

A disagreement among members of the Osage Minerals Council has led to the resignation of the body’s chairwoman. 

Citing almost two months of conflicts ...

Judge Marvin Stepson reflects on a career of legal service in Indian Country

Date: Oct. 5, 2018

Photo caption: Judge Marvin Stepson retired in June as the Osage Nation’s first Trial Court Judge. Behind him is the Osage Nation Courthouse on ...

Sixth Osage Nation Congress dismisses Nowlin case

Date: Sept. 24, 2018

A lawsuit filed last year by the Fifth Osage Nation Congress against a Creek County couple has officially been dismissed.

The civil suit, filed in ...

Preliminary hearing set for ongoing Reece brothers' case

Date: Sept. 17, 2018

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled yet again in state court for two brothers accused of killing a Pawhuska oil man.

According to court records ...

Osage officials await report on financial health of Osage and Tallgrass LLCs

Date: Aug. 19, 2018

Osage officials await the financial health assessment of the Nation’s business arm as the firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, finishes their initial ...

William Oldfield appointed Osage Nation Trial Court Chief Judge

Date: Aug. 15, 2018

Photo caption: William Oldfield is sworn in to serve as the Osage Nation Trial Court Chief Judge on Aug. 10 at the tribal courthouse in ...

Advocacy for Native children was theme at 2nd Osage Women’s Conference

Date: Aug. 6, 2018

Photo caption: Lou Anna Red Corn, a founding board member of the Child Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass and Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney in Kentucky ...

Tribes seek emergency stay in FCC tribal consultation case

Date: Aug. 6, 2018

WASHINGTON — Almost 20 tribes – including the Osage Nation – are seeking an emergency stay as part in an effort to block an order from the Federal ...