Legal

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announces Local Legal Initiative launch in Oklahoma

Date: Jan. 21, 2020

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced today that it will launch its Local Legal Initiative this year in Colorado, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania ...

Parties in membership removal case attempt mediation, jury trial last resort

Date: Jan. 15, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation Trial Court on the Osage Campus in Pawhuska. Osage News File Photo

Both parties in the membership removal case Osage ...

Jeremy Reece enters not guilty plea in federal court for murder of Pawhuska oilman

Date: Jan. 8, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — A man accused of killing a Pawhuska oilman has entered a not guilty plea in federal court.

According to court records, Jeremy Reece ...

Governor Stitt holds press conference, blames tribes for gaming compact stalemate

Date: Nov. 14, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt made it clear to Oklahomans that he blames the state’s tribes for the stalemate that has occurred in the gaming compact ...

Standing Bear united with Osage Congress: gaming compacts renew on Jan. 1

Date: Nov. 8, 2019

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear said a recent offer from Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter was not enough to show him or show the Osage ...

Nation settles 2015 lawsuit against former Osage LLC management

Date: Oct. 30, 2019

Photo caption: Carol Leese, who is the former Osage LLC CEO under former management, was one of the defendants named in the 2015 lawsuit. Courtesy ...

OIGA officials meet with Osage Congressional commerce committee

Date: Oct. 3, 2019

As Oklahoma tribes react to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s proposal to renegotiate the tribes’ gaming compacts, the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association met with tribal leaders ...

Osage Nation wins historic NAGPRA battle for Missouri remains

Date: Sept. 27, 2019

Photo caption: A Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17-19, 2018. Courtesy Photo/ONHPO

It’s been ...

Osage Nation joins fight against opioid crisis

Date: Sept. 24, 2019

Add the Osage Nation to the list of governments attempting to address the opioid crisis through litigation.

According to court records, the tribe has filed ...

Osage Nation Attorney General resigns after arrest

Date: Sept. 17, 2019

Photo caption: Holli Wells has resigned as the Osage Nation's Attorney General following an arrest for DUI. She is shown in this photo after ...