Archives April 2020

State budget to feel impact of Coronavirus for years

Date: April 20, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — With plummeting oil prices, record unemployment claims and a global pandemic, Oklahoma’s budget forecast through fiscal year 2022 is not exactly ...

Osage Nation to receive $5.1M in Coronavirus relief money

Date: April 20, 2020

The Osage Nation has been approved for $5.1 million in Coronavirus relief money.

The relief money is to come from the Paycheck Protection Program ...

COVID-19 Update as of April 18, 2020

Date: April 18, 2020

Image by Oklahoma State Department of Health 

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Osage County has had a total of 64 cases, 8 ...

ON Congress passes four bills to continue government operations amid pandemic

Date: April 17, 2020

With the ongoing global pandemic COVID-19 threatening to shut down Osage government operations and services, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress approved four bills making tribal ...

Tulsa Public Schools may have a solution for its Indian Education program

Date: April 16, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — After multiple meetings and a barrage of criticism from the Native community, Tulsa Public Schools has a new reorganization proposal for its Indian ...

John F. Maker announces his candidacy for Osage Nation Congress

Date: April 16, 2020

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My name is John F. Maker,  ¾ Osage, Headright owner and landowner. And I am running for a ...

Osage Casinos furloughs more than 75 percent of its workforce during pandemic

Date: April 16, 2020

With all seven of its properties shuttered since mid-March due to COVID-19, Osage Casinos has had to furlough more than 75 percent of its employees ...

Michael Kidder announces his candidacy for Osage Nation Congress

Date: April 15, 2020

I am proud to announce my candidacy and to run for Osage Nation Congress. 

My Great Grandparents are Ben Wheeler and Fannie Wheeler, Amos Hamilton ...

Health Care Warriors push forward during global pandemic

Date: April 15, 2020

For Chelsea Pease Engle, working as a resource nurse and health supervisor at Stillwater Medical Center has never been more important.

As the novel coronavirus ...

Billy Keene announces his candidacy for the Osage Nation Congress

Date: April 14, 2020

My name is Billy Keene and I humbly ask for your support to be elected to Osage Congress. I am the father of Carson Anthony ...