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Pawhuska School Board narrowly votes down proposal 3-2

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 12:13pm

Following approximately 45 minutes of intense final discussions, the Pawhuska Board of Education voted Monday to maintain the traditional five-day class week for next school year.

The 3-2...

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Osage Nation Constituent Services Coordinator Jacque Jones examines the application for a Health Insurance Marketplace tax exemption. Photo courtesy Osage Nation

Tax exemption available for American Indians

Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

Native Americans who did not have health insurance during 2014 can file for an exemption from the Internal Revenue Service’s new “individual shared responsibility payment.”

Persons who had...

Decision expected soon on 4-day school week

Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

The Pawhuska Board of Education is expected to render its decision later this month regarding a proposal for switching to a four­-day school week.

On Monday, board members were presented...

Wilson apparent winner of school board seat

Feb 11, 2015 10:35pm

Local school board candidate Patricia Wilson is the apparent winner from Tuesday’s close race for a seat on the Pawhuska Board of Education.

In the election for the board’s Post No. 5,...

Candidates sought for Free Fair board

Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

Candidates are being sought for the Osage County Free Fair Board, county commissioners announced Monday.

The free fair board currently has one open seat in District 3 and two vacancies from...

District Court Proceedings

Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

The following cases were recently filed in Osage County District Court.


February 6

Raymond Emmril Monty Alberty, III, Claremore — Possession of controlled...

School elections held Tuesday

Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

Voting was conducted Tuesday in the annual Pawhuska School District elections, which featured a three-person race for Board of Education seat No. 5.

Candidates for the school board included...

Osage chief directs language training

Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear wants to lead by example in his recent push to have tribal members gain a working knowledge of their native Wahzhazhi language.


Council meeting Wednesday to discuss change in schedule

Updated: Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

A special session of the Pawhuska City Council is set for Wednesday, Feb. 11, for discussions about altering the council’s regular meeting schedule.

Changing the normal twice-monthly council...

Grant to benefit elementary

Updated: Feb 11, 2015 2:20pm

Osage County Interlocal Cooperative has been awarded a STEM grant to implement a professional development program that will result in enhanced instruction for elementary teachers of science,...

School board runoff: Wilson vs. Boone

Feb 10, 2015 9:56pm

An runoff will be needed to determine who will hold Seat No. 5 on the Pawhuska Board of Education.

In the annual school election Tuesday, 26 votes separated the two top finishers — Patricia...

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