Archives August 2020

COVID-19 Update as of Aug. 31, 2020

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Photo caption: Image by Oklahoma State Department of Health

The Osage News is providing a weekly summary of COVID-19 data compiled by the Oklahoma State ...

Housing Voucher Assistance Program expanded and reassigned

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

The Osage Nation received supplemental COVID funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development on May 15, 2020. Part of that funding has been ...

William “Bill” Joseph Avant

Date: Aug. 28, 2020

William “Bill” Joseph Avant, 71 of Nacogdoches, TX, passed away on July 28, 2020 at his home after a long illness challenged by Covid19 recovery ...

ON officials and U.S. Attorney’s Office collaborating on missing and murdered tribal citizen cases

Date: Aug. 28, 2020

Photo caption: Trent Shores, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, speaks with Osage Nation officials and law enforcement about Operation Lady Justice ...

Executive Branch provides update to Congress on CARES Act spending

Date: Aug. 27, 2020

Photo caption: Pre-existing bison fencing on the Osage Nation Ranch is insufficient for the amount of bison the Nation plans to bring to the ranch ...

Mary Martha Parker Obituary

Date: Aug. 26, 2020

September 17, 1945 - August 12, 2020

Mary Martha Parker, 74 years, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at St. John ...

Wayne Penn Schafer Obituary

Date: Aug. 25, 2020

January 31, 1929 - June 2, 2020

Wayne Penn Schafer, born January 31, 1929, in Long Beach, CA, to Betty and Wayne Marston Penn, died at ...

Osage Nation distributing weekly food boxes as part of COVID-19 relief efforts

Date: Aug. 25, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Nation Food Distribution employees and summer help distribute USDA food boxes to Osage County citizens in Hominy. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

Since ...

American Idol virtual auditions for Oklahoma slated for Aug. 26

Date: Aug. 24, 2020

American Idol is looking for its next superstar and it could be someone from Oklahoma.

“Idol Across America” opens its virtual auditions via Zoom in ...

Seventh ON Congress passes eight legislative items in August special session

Date: Aug. 23, 2020

The Seventh Osage Nation Congress met for its second special session Aug. 5-11 and approved eight legislative bills and resolutions up for consideration.

Principal Chief ...