Government

Candidate filing period for Osage Minerals Council begins March 1 and ends March 29

Date: Feb. 23, 2018

Eight seats on the Fourth Osage Minerals Council are up for election on June 4. Those interested in running for the OMC can file their ...

Three more Osages file for candidacy for Osage Nation Congress

Date: Feb. 23, 2018

Three more Osages filed for candidacy to run for Osage Nation Congress in the June 4 election bringing the number of candidates to nine as ...

Election Board member recuses self from 2018 election duties

Date: Feb. 22, 2018

One alternate member of the Osage Nation Election Board will serve official duties for the 2018 general election after a sitting board member recused herself ...

Principal Chief candidates debate on scholarships, economic development, water rights, food sovereignty and diplomacy

Date: Feb. 19, 2018

Photo Caption: The Osage News held Candidate Debates on Feb. 17 at the Skiatook Osage Casino for Principal Chief and Assistant Principal Chief candidates. BENNY ...

Trump administration's 2019 budget proposes steep cuts to Indian Country

Date: Feb. 16, 2018

Photo Caption: President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Feb. 14. CNN.com

Several key programs serving Indian Country are facing steep ...

ON Congress passes bills allowing armed casino security

Date: Feb. 12, 2018

After a two-day January special session, the Fifth Osage Nation Congress approved two amendments to the Nation’s gaming law that authorizes Osage Casino security ...

Six Osage women are the first to file candidacy for Osage Congress so far

Date: Feb. 8, 2018

Photo Caption: The front of a T-shirt from the Osage Nation Election Office. Courtesy Photo/ON Election Office

In the first two days of the ...

Osage County Commissioners vote to appeal Osage Nation’s fee-to-trust application for 75 acres in north Tulsa

Date: Feb. 6, 2018

Osage County Commissioners voted to send a letter of appeal to the BIA opposing the Osage Nation’s non-gaming fee-to-trust application for 75 acres of ...

State lawmakers to consider bills directly affecting Indian Country

Date: Jan. 31, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY — When the Oklahoma Legislature reconvenes in February, a handful of measures aimed directly at Indian Country are among the nearly 2,000 new ...

Standing Bear appoints retired gaming manager to Gaming Enterprise Board

Date: Jan. 23, 2018

TULSA, Okla. – A seasoned Indian gaming professional is now on the Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board as the Nation’s gaming officials continue progress on ...