Legal

Solicitor General urges Supreme Court to let 10th Circuit ruling stand in wind case

Date: Dec. 5, 2018

Photo caption: Employees for Osage Wind work on a base of a wind turbine along Highway 60, just west of Pawhuska. Osage Wind dug pits ...

Judge moves Lintner case forward with plans for jury trial

Date: Nov. 29, 2018

Citing a lack of cooperation from potential DNA test subjects, the Osage Nation is moving forward with plans for a jury trial in a disenrollment ...

Court filing confirms federal investigation underway in Rick Holt murder case

Date: Nov. 27, 2018

The preliminary hearing for two brothers accused of killing a Pawhuska oilman has been rescheduled for a third time in an effort to give federal ...

UINOKT meeting brings updates and candidates running for office

Date: Oct. 22, 2018

TULSA, Okla. — With Oklahoma’s general election less than a month away, the ballot box was front and center at the fall quarterly meeting of ...

Waller elected new Minerals Council chair after Harlan resigns

Date: Oct. 12, 2018

The Osage Minerals Council is under new leadership.

At a 15-minute special meeting on Oct. 12, the council voted 5-3 to name Everett Waller as ...

Harlan resigns as OMC chair following conflict with fellow councilwoman

Date: Oct. 10, 2018

A disagreement among members of the Osage Minerals Council has led to the resignation of the body’s chairwoman. 

Citing almost two months of conflicts ...

Judge Marvin Stepson reflects on a career of legal service in Indian Country

Date: Oct. 5, 2018

Photo caption: Judge Marvin Stepson retired in June as the Osage Nation’s first Trial Court Judge. Behind him is the Osage Nation Courthouse on ...

Sixth Osage Nation Congress dismisses Nowlin case

Date: Sept. 24, 2018

A lawsuit filed last year by the Fifth Osage Nation Congress against a Creek County couple has officially been dismissed.

The civil suit, filed in ...

Preliminary hearing set for ongoing Reece brothers' case

Date: Sept. 17, 2018

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled yet again in state court for two brothers accused of killing a Pawhuska oil man.

According to court records ...

Osage officials await report on financial health of Osage and Tallgrass LLCs

Date: Aug. 19, 2018

Osage officials await the financial health assessment of the Nation’s business arm as the firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, finishes their initial ...