Legal

Nation continues water rights negotiations with state of Oklahoma

Date: Jan. 22, 2019

Photo caption: Wah-Zha-Zhi Youth Council members, including Noah Shadlow, participated in a Blue Thumb water quality training at Soldier Creek on Feb. 18, 2017. Osage ...

Minerals Council discusses next plans concerning Osage Wind construction

Date: Jan. 17, 2019

When it comes to the future of wind farms in Osage County, the Osage Minerals Council is playing things close to the vest.

At the ...

Standing Bear poses questions to AG about health and education funding

Date: Jan. 14, 2019

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear has asked the attorney general’s office for constitutional clarity regarding funding priorities.

In a memorandum dated Dec. 6 obtained ...

Lintner disenrollment case to proceed to jury trial

Date: Jan. 8, 2019

The two-year-old disenrollment case of Reta Marie Lintner will be decided by a jury trial, made up of six Osage Nation citizens.

At a pre-trial ...

SCOTUS declines to hear Osage Wind case

Date: Jan. 7, 2019

Photo caption: Employees for Osage Wind work on a base of a wind turbine along Highway 60, just west of Pawhuska. Osage Wind dug pits ...

SCOTUS to consider Osage Wind case on Jan. 4

Date: Dec. 27, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court will start 2019 by weighing whether to take up an appeal tied to a controversial Osage County wind farm project ...

Solicitor General urges Supreme Court to let 10th Circuit ruling stand in wind case

Date: Dec. 5, 2018

Photo caption: Employees for Osage Wind work on a base of a wind turbine along Highway 60, just west of Pawhuska. Osage Wind dug pits ...

Judge moves Lintner case forward with plans for jury trial

Date: Nov. 29, 2018

Citing a lack of cooperation from potential DNA test subjects, the Osage Nation is moving forward with plans for a jury trial in a disenrollment ...

Court filing confirms federal investigation underway in Rick Holt murder case

Date: Nov. 27, 2018

The preliminary hearing for two brothers accused of killing a Pawhuska oilman has been rescheduled for a third time in an effort to give federal ...

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 ...