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A wind turbine blade passes through the U.S. Highway 60 construction zone 10 miles east of Pawhuska last week en route to the Osage Wind development site 20 miles west of town. Approximately two miles east of the pictured location, work was recently completed on the Flanagan South oil pipeline project — which crosses 50 miles of Osage County on its 600-mile route from central Illinois to Cushing. Mike Erwin/Journal-Capital

FEDS CHANGE LEGAL TACTICS IN BATTLE WITH DEVELOPER

Dec 17, 2014 12:06pm

TULSA — After learning the excavations they deemed “improper” had already been finished, federal attorneys have withdrawn their request for an injunction that would have temporarily halted...

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City, county, state items on ballot

Oct 29, 2014 12:06pm

A handful of Osage County political races and several state contests are on the ballot for the 2014 general election next Tuesday, Nov. 4.

In addition to three state questions to be...

City manager explains municipal questions on ballot

Oct 29, 2014 12:06pm

The Journal-Capital visited with Interim City Manager Mike McCartney about how the four propositions listed on the Nov. 4, ballot will affect Pawhuska.

Two will modify the City Charter and...

Public auctions putting property back on Osage County’s tax rolls

Oct 29, 2014 12:06pm

Recent public auctions of tax-delinquent properties have brought a windfall of real-estate revenue for Osage County.

The transactions should also provide ongoing benefits for county citizens...

District Court Proceedings

Oct 29, 2014 12:05pm

The following criminal cases have been filed recently in Osage County District Court:

CRIMINAL FELONY

October 27

Meshawna Latrice Jones, Tulsa — Child endangerment by driving...

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve celebrates 25 years

Oct 23, 2014 10:30am

The 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve was held last Friday at the conservation facility north of Pawhuska.

Hosted by the Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma, the “...

Information sought on local hit-and-run

Oct 23, 2014 12:05pm

Local police are seeking assistance from the public with their investigation of a late night hit-and-run accident in which a Pawhuska man was seriously injured while riding a bicycle on East Main...

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Crash claims life of Pawhuska teen

Oct 22, 2014 12:05pm

A Pawhuska teenager was killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash late Saturday afternoon along a gravel road approximately 20 miles northwest of town.

Michael Kelly Lynn, Jr., died at the...

AARP honors Oklahoma Indian Elders at annual event

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

Native veterans, language preservationists, artists, a renowned female ceremonial dancer, a former Chief of the Choctaw Nation, as well as three individuals with ties to the local area, were among...

Renovation plan could save historic downtown building

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska’s endangered Triangle Building may yet survive to see its second hundred years.

A spokesman for a group of investors entrusted with saving the deteriorating downtown centerpiece...

G.F.W.C. Heeko President Debbie Reed Releases balloons to celebrate the Library’s 100th Anniversary. The Pawhuska Women’s Club, a forerunner of the G.F.W.C. Heeko, was instrumental in founding the library. Pictured from left to right are Kathleen Auschwitz, Yvonne Rose, Joyce Ward, Georgia Christenson, Councilman Mark Buchanan, Ron Reed, Lu King, two unidentified guests, Julia Wilson, Debbie Reed and Jim Wilson. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Pawhuska Library marks 100th anniversary

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska City Councilman Mark Buchanan presented Mayor Roger Taylor’s official Proclamation that recognized the Library’s 100th Birthday. City Librarian Lu King said, “Councilman Buchanan did an...

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