Legal

Preliminary hearing date set for man who stabbed wife in front of children

Date: April 3, 2019

NEWKIRK, Okla. — A preliminary hearing is now set for the man accused of stabbing the Ponca Tribe’s domestic violence coordinator more than 40 times ...

AG’s office issues two opinions concerning current Osage law

Date: March 27, 2019

First Assistant Attorney General Clint Patterson issued two opinions in February concerning the Executive Branch and Legislative Branch. The two opinions deal with issues that ...

AG files ethics suit against Minerals Councilwoman Susan Forman

Date: March 1, 2019

Photo caption: Osage Minerals Councilwoman Susan Forman. Courtesy Photo

The Osage Nation Attorney General’s office is pursuing an ethics complaint against a member of ...

New details emerge in Reece brothers case

Date: Feb. 20, 2019

Photo caption: Jeremy and Tyler Reese. Courtesy Photo

At least for now, the Osage County District Attorney’s Office will not be recused in the ...

Reece brothers court case postponed yet again

Date: Feb. 14, 2019

Photo Caption: Jeremy and Tyler Reece.

The preliminary hearing for two brothers accused of killing a Pawhuska oilman has been postponed yet again.

According to ...

Federal appeals court to hear tribes’ lawsuit against the FCC in March

Date: Feb. 5, 2019

More than 20 tribes, including the Osage Nation, will get their day in court this spring to attempt to block an order from the Federal ...

Lintner disenrollment case rescheduled

Date: Jan. 28, 2019

A pre-trial conference in the disenrollment case of Reta Marie Lintner is rescheduled for Feb. 6 at the Osage Nation Trial Court in Pawhuska.

The ...

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 ...