Legal

Mediation talks to begin in tribal gaming compact dispute with state

Date: Feb. 18, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — With 14 tribes now suing Gov. Kevin Stitt, the fate of Oklahoma’s gaming compact may be decided by a mediator rather than ...

Judge orders mediation for five tribes and Oklahoma Governor

Date: Feb. 10, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Casino patrons play roulette, one of several Class III table games under scrutiny after Gov. Kevin Stitt announced to tribes in a ...

Jeremy Reece pleads guilty to the death of Rick Holt

Date: Feb. 6, 2020

Photo caption: Jeremy Reece entered a guilty plea in the Northern District of Oklahoma on Feb. 6. Osage News

TULSA, Okla. — A Pawhuska resident has ...

Osage Nation receives letter from state intending to audit its Class III gaming

Date: Jan. 29, 2020

Photo caption: Construction work continues on the second hotel tower addition at the Tulsa Osage Casino on Jan. 15. The 145-room tower is slated for ...

Chief Standing Bear advised not to join federal gaming lawsuit ‘at this time’

Date: Jan. 28, 2020

Photo caption: Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear speaks during the groundbreaking reception of an additional hotel tower at the Osage Casino in Tulsa on July ...

More tribes join federal lawsuit over gaming compacts

Date: Jan. 24, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Casino patrons play roulette at the Tulsa location. Osage News

OKLAHOMA CITY — A fourth tribe is attempting to get involved in a ...

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 ...