Archives September 2015

ON Election Board selects Texas company for election services, equipment

Date: Sept. 14, 2015

With three months to go before the 2016 election year starts, the Osage Nation Election Board selected a Texas-based election company to provide support and ...

Osage Nation buys First National Bank building in Pawhuska

Date: Sept. 11, 2015

A building that’s been synonymous with Osage history – of oilmen, guardians, attorneys, and unscrupulous practices – is now owned by the Osage Nation.

The Nation ...

Construction underway on the Nation’s Fairfax child care and senior center building

Date: Sept. 11, 2015

FAIRFAX, Okla. – Construction work is underway on the Osage Nation’s dual-use child care and senior center facility on Fairfax’s west side.

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Black says BIA will uphold trust responsibility for Osage Minerals Estate

Date: Sept. 10, 2015

Bureau of Indian Affairs Director Mike Black told the Osage Nation the BIA is diligently working on improvements to the regulations of the oil and ...

Hominy Indian Village Five-man Board election scheduled for Nov. 2

Date: Sept. 10, 2015

Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear has set the date for the next Hominy Indian Village Five-man Board election for Nov. 2.

The current ...

ON Congress to consider board and commission appointees during Tzi-Zho Session

Date: Sept. 10, 2015

The Fourth Osage Nation Congress will consider several individuals for confirmation to several vacancies on the Nation’s boards and commissions during the 2015 Tzi-Zho ...

Three proposals surface from Sens. Inhofe and Lankford for oil and gas regulation in the Osage

Date: Sept. 9, 2015

A three-page document from Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford’s staffs show three proposals for potential legislation to change how oil and gas regulation ...

2015 Tzi-Zho Session underway

Date: Sept. 9, 2015

The Fourth Osage Nation Congress is convening for its 2015 Tzi-Zho Session to consider the annual government operations budgets, legislative bills and resolutions and other ...

Osage gaming officials moving forward with casino employee minimum wage study

Date: Sept. 8, 2015

Osage Nation gaming officials are pursuing a minimum wage study for Osage Casino employees, which could mean increases for those salaries close to the federal ...

Osage gaming officials report FY 2014 information on Osage Casinos

Date: Sept. 8, 2015

TULSA, Okla. – For the first time, the Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board and Osage Casinos are printing an annual report starting with the 2014 fiscal ...