Legal

ON Attorney General drops ethics complaint against former Osage LLC Chairwoman

Date: April 6, 2021

Photo caption: Kay Bills takes her oath of office in 2017 to serve on the Osage LLC board of directors. Bills is currently under investigation ...

Pawhuska Village committee files ethics complaint for nonpayment of restitution

Date: Jan. 14, 2021

Photo caption: The ON Attorney General's office is located on the second floor of the Osage Nation Law Building in Pawhuska. Osage News

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Federal judge denies use of state law in wind companies arguments

Date: Jan. 13, 2021

TULSA — A federal judge has denied an attempt by Enel Green Power North America to use state law as a defense in ongoing litigation over ...

Fletcher case dismissed by federal judge

Date: Jan. 7, 2021

A federal court has denied a request for class action status and dismissed the newest incarnation of litigation from William Fletcher and a group of ...

Pilot program announced for northern and eastern Oklahoma’s MMIP cases

Date: Dec. 7, 2020

Photo caption: An award-winning photo of Mary Hammer shows her with a red hand across her face, the now recognized symbol for Missing and Murdered ...

Pandemic and illness causes continuation of Lintner case to February 2021

Date: Nov. 18, 2020

The membership removal case of Osage Nation vs. Reta Marie Lintner has been continued to February 2021, mostly in part to COVID-19.

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AG says power to revise or modify a removal lies with the Osage People, not Congress

Date: Nov. 10, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation Tribal Courthouse in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Osage News File Photo

Toward the end of the Tzi-Zho Session in September, Congressman Joe ...

Osage weaver shares story of retrieving stolen, pawned cultural items

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Photo caption: Men’s streamers are made from Osage yarnwork, a specific skill that requires a handwoven technique. Men’s streamers can range in price ...

Final documents signed placing Pawhuska, Bartlesville lands in trust for gaming expansion

Date: Oct. 19, 2020

Photo caption: On Sept. 21, Osage Nation gaming and federal officials joined Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear at the Executive Branch office in Pawhuska to ...

Pawhuska Public Schools named in Epic Charter School audit findings

Date: Oct. 14, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma charter school’s brief dealings with an Osage County school district are among the red flags raised in a new audit ...