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September 7, 2010

 TULSA, Okla. – The Osage Nation’s first-ever Watershed Forum brought representatives from tribes around the state to discuss the importance of natural resource preservation Aug. 24.

Watersheds are important to many Native American tribes, including the Osage, because they are viewed as playing a role in spirituality and identity.

July 8, 2010
If elected, ‘we’ve got to put in some long hours’
July 7, 2010
Seasoned teacher and government leader to bring a ‘standard of excellence’ to gov’t operations, if elected
April 16, 2010

Congress rescinds secret ballot votes held April 7, 9

On the last day of the 2010 Hun-Kah Session Thursday, the Osage Nation Congress rescinded last week’s board confirmation votes conducted by secret ballot then voted again – in the open – on all board appointees which resulted in dismissals of George Pease and Elizabeth Lohah Homer from the Gaming Enterprise Board.

Thursday’s votes come eight days after the Congress declined to confirm board members Frank Oberly, Pease and Chairwoman Homer in a secret ballot vote on April 7.

March 9, 2010

Denver Appeals court rules against the Nation, said Osage Reservation was always meant to be disestablished

The Nation will file a motion to reconsider after the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Nation on Friday in the Nation’s case against the Oklahoma Tax Commission. The case was heard Jan. 11.

February 11, 2010

Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce fundraising gala set for March 26

The Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino has donated $2,500 to the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce for its annual fundraiser gala and auction scheduled next month and also donated the remainder of its $11,000 contribution for the Pawhuska skate park project.

Mike McCartney, the chamber’s executive director, accepted the contributions from the MDEC on Feb. 4. He said the donation for the gala “helps our budget tremendously,” which will be held at 6 p.m. March 26 at the Elks Lodge.

February 10, 2010

Letter by Chief Gray discusses the issue and the casinos’ financial status after ON congressman’s newsletter on the topics with ‘misinformation’ is released

Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino officials say an independent audit report of its 2009 fiscal year operations gives the entity a “clean bill of health,” which counters the information shared in an Osage Nation congressman’s recent newsletter indicating that casino employees will not receive a first quarter bonus for FY 2010.

January 15, 2010

Security officer and EMT resuscitate unconscious woman at Tulsa casino on New Year’s Eve


July 24, 2009

LLC plans to spend $1.5 million on three passive investments for the remainder of the year

The Osage Nation’s Limited Liability Company is focused on making passive investments during the remainder of this year with one investment already made, according to its 2009 operating plan.

“Our goal is to have three (passive) investments that equal $1.5 million,” said Carol Leese, the LLC’s chief executive officer. Leese describes the passive investments as opportunities for the LLC to generate revenue with moderate risks associated with them.