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Federal Judge Rules Against Osage County Wind Farm Operator

A Tulsa federal refused to reverse part of a Magistrate Judge’s opinions against Osage Wind, LLC in a lawsuit filed 7 years ago over its installation of 84 wind turbines in Oklahoma’s Osage County. Okenergytoday.com reports U.S. Judge Gregory K. Frizzell issued his recent ruling in the case where Osage...
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Pawhuska, OKPawhuska Journal

Ben Johnson Days to bring events aplenty to Pawhuska

If you think Pawhuska has been lively this spring, just wait until next week. In addition to locals and visitors trying to get a look at the handiwork of moviemakers, it will be Cattlemen’s Week. Cattlemen’s Week is built around the annual convention of the Osage County Cattlemen’s Association, so...
Tulsa, OKTulsa World

Opinion: Osage Reign of Terror and Tulsa Race Massacre resulted from the same systemic racism, which continues

Read more Tulsa World coverage of the 1921 Race Massacre. One hundred years ago, terror came to Tulsa’s Black Wall Street and to the small town of Fairfax, Oklahoma. Both populated by well-to-do minorities, African Americans in Tulsa and Osage Indians in Fairfax. Many whites did not believe their prosperity was deserved. Many believed this wealth to have come by “hook or crook” or just “dumb luck.” The plunder and murder of Blacks and Osages were easily justified by bigoted, greedy and envious whites.
Pawhuska, OKPawhuska Journal

Constantine plans to play Ben Johnson Days role

The new, rebranded version of Cattlemen’s Week is scheduled for next week in Pawhuska and Osage County, and the Constantine Theater is planning to play an integral role in offering attractive events to the public. The week has been rebranded as Ben Johnson Days and will continue to feature traditional...
Osage County, OKPawhuska Journal

Still time to apply for OSU's STEAM camps

Week of June 9-15 The Osage Nation Farmers Market Nutrition Program has scheduled several drive-through markets this month around Osage County to provide seniors with vouchers and produce. Seniors 55-plus are eligible to pick up their vouchers and produce at any of the locations throughout Osage County. The Barnsdall drive-through...
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OCSO Needs Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

The Osage County Sheriff's Office reports that a burglary occurred on Monday, May 10th at 1402 W. 36th Street N. in Tulsa. They report that the thief got away with several thousands of dollars worth of tools. If you have any information on the suspect or any information that may...
Osage, OKPawhuska Journal

Osage officials begin debate on spending ARPA funds

Osage Nation officials began to air their views last week regarding the appropriate uses of American Rescue Plan Act money that the tribal government will be able to spend, as well as about the appropriate timing of spending decisions. The Osage Nation has already received notification of federal support through...
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Grant Available for Avant Residents

The Board of Osage County Commissioners convened for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska on Monday morning and they were able to get a number of things accomplished. In addition to agreeing on getting more information on how to best make a $260,000 payment to ACCO and...
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Commissioners Look for Information on How to Best Pay ACCO

At Monday’s regularly scheduled Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, there was discussion regarding the best way to go about paying the $260,000 fee to ACCO so that county employees can be assured they have workers compensation. There were four payment options that County Clerk Robin Slack had layed out...
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New Pawhuska Chamber Director Shows Vision for the Future

As if being the Osage County Tourism Director wasn't keeping Kelly Bland busy enough, she added on to her workload on June 1st by taking on the responsibility of becoming the Chamber of Commerce Director for Pawhuska. On Tuesday night, she told council members what it would take for the town to thrive.
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Commissioners Send Budget to Excise Board

During last week's Commissioners meeting in Osage County, the Board opted to table an agenda item regarding the possibility of taking money out of the general fund to pay for health insurance premiums for the coming fiscal year. That money would come out of all three districts along with the sheriff's department and cost the county just under one million dollars.
Osage County, OKPawhuska Journal

Osage County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 18% of people fully vaccinated

The CDC considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna). Oklahoma reported 453,243 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 0.19% from the week before. The five counties with the highest percentage of their...
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Commissioners to Re-visit Tabled Items From Last Week

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska this Monday. District Three Commissioner Darren McKinney was absent at last weeks meeting and there were agenda items that they tabled to this week because they felt it was important for all commissioners to be on hand.
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Ben Johnson Days Taking Place Over Father's Day Weekend

The Indian Relay Horse Races made for a successful Memorial Day Weekend in Osage County and the next major event coming to Pawhuska is the Ben Johnson Days taking place over Father's Day Weekend. Kicking things off that Thursday is the Uncorked Party, which is something the Pawhuska Chamber of...