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Erin Casoose, Hominy High JOM Princess, talks about what sovereignty means to her during a leadership address on Osage Sovereignty Day at the Osage Council chambers in Pawhuska, Okla., on March 11. Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton/ON Communications

Osage leaders discuss meaning of tribal sovereignty

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 3:19pm

The word “sovereignty” is defined by Webster’s dictionary as, “a country’s independent authority and right to govern itself.”

Osage leaders and role models took turns providing their own...

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Finding a Texas horned lizard in the grasses at Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is a special, rare sight of this protected species. Betty Turner/Special to the J-C

Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve seeks docent volunteers

Jan 14, 2015 12:06pm

If you would enjoy sharing information about The Nature Conservancy’s tallgrass prairie ecosystem to visitors from all over the world at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, north of Pawhuska, you may...

Part 6 — ‘Vultures quickly descended’

Jan 07, 2015 12:06pm

(Editor’s Note: The following is the sixth installment from the Pawhuska Journal-Capital’s popular 1996 history book, “Cowboys, Outlaws and Peace Officers.” Portions of the book will be serialized...

Wynona News

Jan 07, 2015 12:06pm

WYNONA SCHOOL NOTES

Submitted by

Superintendent Dixie Hurd

All of our students have the opportunity to download a program called Soft Seven. This is a math drill and has other...

Three girls stand together after being crowned Jan. 4 at the Osage Cultural Center. The three who will represent the Pawhuska JOM for the next year are, from left, JOM Tinytot Princess Kamree Hutchinson, JOM Junior Princess Jaycie Ann Bighorse and JOM Senior Princess Lauren Garrett. The outgoing Princesses are Tinytot Madison Bighorse, Junior Kiah Sweeden and Senior Allison Jones.

2014-2015 JOM Princess Reception

Jan 07, 2015 12:05pm

Three girls stand together after being crowned Jan. 4 at the Osage Cultural Center. The three who will represent the Pawhuska JOM for the next year are, from left, JOM Tinytot Princess Kamree...

Finding a Texas horned lizard in the grasses at Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is a rare sight of the now-protected species. Photo courtesy of Betty Turner

Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve seeks docent volunteers

Jan 07, 2015 12:05am

For those who would enjoy sharing information about The Nature Conservancy’s tallgrass prairie ecosystem to visitors from all over the world at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, north of Pawhuska,...

Deputy U.S. Marshal Wiley G. Haines on horseback near the hitching post in downtown Pawhuska, circa 1900. The Triangle Building now stands where the hitching posts used to be in the middle of the street. Photo courtesy of Joe Haines, Sr.

Part 5 — ‘The last frontier’

Dec 31, 2014 12:05pm

(Editor’s Note: The following is the fifth installment from the Pawhuska Journal-Capital’s popular 1996 history book, “Cowboys, Outlaws and Peace Officers.” Portions of the book will be serialized...

Artistic Director Constantine Kitsopoulos — pictured at a 2013 event — will announce the lineup of the 2015 OK Mozart Festival during the upcoming Launch Party on Jan. 22.

OK Mozart to announce lineup at annual party

Updated: Dec 31, 2014 12:05pm

The OK Mozart International Festival will officially kick off its 2015 season with its annual Launch Party from 5:30-9 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Bartlesville Community Center. At that time, Artistic...

Kaw Lake Ultimate Eagle Watch and Eagle Watch by Horseback scheduled January 17

Dec 31, 2014 12:05pm

Save the date — Jan. 17, 2015 — for the opportunity to view one of nature’s most majestic creatures. The Kaw Lake Ultimate Eagle Watch, on Saturday, January 17, 2015, offers opportunities to see...

Part 4 — With the money came the trouble

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

(Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth installment from the Pawhuska Journal-Capital’s popular 1996 history book, “Cowboys, Outlaws and Peace Officers.” Portions of the book will be...

Audio Engineer Quentin Gilkey poses with his first music-award plaque commemorating Michael Jackson’s world-wide sales of more than $1M. Since embarking on his recording career, Gilkey has also worked with R&B singer Anita Baker, Olivia Newton John, Kendrick Lamar, B.O.B., Brandy, and Jason Derulo, among others.

Former Pawhuskan making impact on music industry

Dec 24, 2014 12:06pm

Quentin Gilkey was barely 6 years old when he gave his first piano recital at the historic Constantine Theater. The son of John and Sharon Gilkey, Quentin was a new piano student of Barbara Strahm...

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