Archives February 2019

Congressional Affairs Committee moves to revamp vacant OFPR

Date: Feb. 18, 2019

After months of discussion about the future of its Office of Fiscal Performance and Review, an Osage Nation Congressional committee voted to take action on ...

Details of Grayhorse Broadband project discussed at community meeting

Date: Feb. 14, 2019

Photo caption: Mark Kirk and James Lightfoot give an update on the Grayhorse Broadband Project to area citizens on Feb. 12. SHANNON SHAW DUTY/Osage ...

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 ...

PPS officials need assistance from Native parents for grant funds

Date: Feb. 13, 2019

Pawhuska Public Schools’ officials need an assist from local Native parents.

Facing a potential decrease in federal grant funds for the 2019-2020 school year, the ...

New ON Trial Court Judge shares experience and vision for the court

Date: Feb. 12, 2019

Before his confirmation as Osage Nation Trial Court Chief Judge, William Oldfield met with the Congressional Government Operations Committee as part of the confirmation consideration ...

Cody Hammer joins Osage News staff

Date: Feb. 11, 2019

Cody Hammer has joined the staff of the Osage News as the new photographer and editorial assistant.

Based in Skiatook, he is of Cherokee and ...

Osage lesson plans for educators available online

Date: Feb. 11, 2019

Grade school educators interested in teaching their K-12 students Osage history and culture can now find 57 lesson plans available online thanks to a project ...

Osage Casino land-into-trust applications delayed after government shutdown

Date: Feb. 6, 2019

TULSA, Okla. – During the longest partial federal government shutdown that lasted 35 days, efforts to place three Osage Nation-owned parcels of land into trust were ...

New clinic manager joins the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center

Date: Feb. 5, 2019

Photo caption: Daniel Sherron is the new clinic director for the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center. BENNY POLACCA/Osage News

The Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center in Pawhuska is ...

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 ...