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As a vehicle proceeds west along West Main Street, a worker uses a cutting torch during removal of steel sections from the north-side understructure of the Bird Creek Bridge. A $3.5 million rehabilitation of the 56-year-old bridge is scheduled to continue into the fall. JACK BUZBEE/JOURNAL-CAPITAL

U.S. 60 bridge repair work continues

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 3:56pm

Two-way traffic is continuing along the Bird Creek Bridge on West Main Street where workers have begun removing steel sections of the structure as part of a $3.5-million rehabilitation project....

Arrangements are made to rehabilitate this Bald Eagle, thanks to area rancher Lee Sellers and his wife Jana, who discovered the injured bird and called for help from an eagle rehabilitation program in Perkins.

Wounded eagle rescued by locals

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 3:58pm

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Public opposition aired to wind energy proposal

Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm

An Osage County planning board postponed its decision on issuing a permit for a wind-energy facility west of town after the proposal met with strong local opposition at a Thursday public hearing...


Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm


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Superintendent Dixie Hurd

The state testing is in full swing! Students need to be well rested, have eaten a good breakfast, and just be at peace...


Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm

Criminal Misdemeanors

April 8

Dustin Seth Allen — Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Donnie R Clemons — Trespassing after begin forbidden.



Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm

Legend Dean Smith was born at 6:25 p.m. March 30, 2014, at Bailey Medical Center in Owasso to Randi Smith, of Pawhuska. Legend weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

A boy was...

‘Threatened’ status argued in prairie chicken squabble

Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm

A decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to place the lesser prairie chicken on its list of threatened species has brought divergent criticism of the announced protection plan, which is...

Egg hunts Saturday

Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm

An Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday from 10:30 to noon in the Gazebo area at Pawhuska Cultural Park. The event is for children up to 12 years of age.

At 1 p.m., another Easter Egg Hunt...

Pawhuska High School Principal Joe Sindelar snapped this photo of the crowd at the Education Rally held at the state capitol on March 31.

Area educators, parents, students attend recent rally on capitol steps

Updated: Apr 15, 2014 5:20pm

For the first time in more than two decades, an estimated 25,000 educators, parents and students gathered on the steps of the state capitol at 10:30 a.m. March 31 to rally for public school...

Indian Village defendants in court

Apr 09, 2014 12:07pm

Four former Pawhuska Indian Village board members charged with the misuse of public funds appeared Thursday in Osage Nation Trial Court before ON Associate Judge Lee Stout.


21 candidates file for Osage Nation offices

Apr 09, 2014 12:07pm

Four incumbents are among 21 Osage tribal members who declared as candidates during a filing period that ended last week for Osage Nation Congress.

Six seats on the 12-member ON Congress...

Around the County

Apr 09, 2014 12:07pm


The Boys and Girls Club of the Osage Nation is accepting donations of clothing at the following locations:

• 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m...

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