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Candidates file for local, state posts

Updated: Apr 16, 2014 5:30pm

Area races for state and U.S. representative, district judge and three Osage County offices are anticipated as a result of candidate declarations made during the three-day statewide filing period...

Ruling due in Gilkey case by late May

Updated: Apr 16, 2014 3:51pm

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Burning grass from a control fire flares up along State Highway 99 north of town Friday, when Pawhuska was seemingly surrounded by control burns. After the area received a smattering of precipitation Sunday night, Osage County Commission members decided Monday to hold off on calling for a burn ban. Emergency Management Director Mike Pattison informed the commissioners that the conditions currently affecting the county do not meet the drought levels for requiring the ban. MIKE ERWIN/JOURNAL-CAPITAL

Control burn

Apr 08, 2014 3:37pm

Burning grass from a control fire flares up along State Highway 99 north of town Friday, when Pawhuska was seemingly surrounded by control burns. After the area received a smattering of...

PHS Principal Joe Sindelar speaks to Kiwanis Club member Joyce Ward after his speech to the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club on March 26.

PHS principal shares his educational goals for graduates

Updated: Apr 04, 2014 11:05am

Building on the previous administration’s achievements, Pawhuska High School Principal Joe Sindelar presented his educational goals for graduates to attendees of the Kiwanis Club meeting on March...

Election candidates to begin filing April 9

Apr 04, 2014 11:00am

Statewide election activity begins officially at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, and closes at 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, said Andrea Conner, Secretary of the Osage County Election Board.


GRDA to purchase power from local wind project

Apr 04, 2014 11:00am

The Grand River Dam Authority has announced plans to enter into a long-term agreement for purchasing the power produced by two Oklahoma wind energy facilities — including one under development in...

Wynona News

Apr 04, 2014 11:00am


Submitted by Superintendent Dixie Hurd

Spring Break is over and now we buckle down and finish off the year! One quarter left to go! Report cards went home this week...

Around the County

Apr 04, 2014 11:00am


The Lions Club is holding a pancake day fundraiser from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 5, at the Elks Lodge. The venue changed this year due to the...

No new charges in Mullendore case

Apr 04, 2014 11:00am

Rex Duncan does not anticipate filing charges in the highest-profile case of his three-year tenure as District Attorney.

In a way, it represents business as usual for Osage County — at least...

Court Report

Apr 02, 2014 12:05pm


March 24

Justin Levi Randles — Failure wear seat belt.

Amelia Leeann Ridenour — Public intoxication.

Lance Lee Woolman — Possession of controlled...

Flanagan South Pipeline workers dig and drain a ditch on Copan-area farmland belonging to Ernest Blum’s family. Blum and other area landowners have expressed dissatisfaction with the Enbridge Energy project. MIKE ERWIN/JOURNAL-CAPITAL

Landowners fighting condemnation lawsuits brought by company

Mar 26, 2014 12:06pm

Ernest Blum and Chris Ball are neighbors, technically, as Blum’s family farm adjoins the ranching operation owned by Ball.

In reality, however, their homes lie miles apart and Blum lives in...

Chamber Secretary Reba Bueno is holding these stunning silver serving pieces which will be up for grabs when the Chamber hosts its 2014 Gala this Friday at the Pawhuska Elks Lodge.

Chamber gears up for Annual Gala

Updated: Mar 26, 2014 4:36pm

Final preparations are underway as the Pawhuska Chamber gears up for its 2014 Annual Gala and Auction.

The Hollywood inspired event takes place this Friday, March 28, at the Pawhuska Elks...

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