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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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This semester OSU Students will design and build a tiny house of 150 - 200 sq. ft. as part of their third-year architecture design class. Hank Benson of Benson Lumber in Pawhuska, shown on the far right, will provide all of the materials. Students are shown in front of a tiny house constructed by Rick Geisler and Benson on Lynn Ave. in Pawhuska. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

18 OSU architecture students to build tiny house

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

Hank Benson, third generation owner of Benson Lumber in Pawhuska, is helping a group of 18 third-year architectural students at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater with their design/...

Jim Weigant, and his wife Ellen, pose inside their store, Weigants’ Pharmacy, in downtown Pawhuska. Jim Weigant, a former Pawhuska City Council member and mayor, died this weekend just one day shy of his 62nd birthday.

Former Pawhuska mayor, long-time pharmacy owner Jim Weigant dies

Updated: Feb 02, 2015 11:14am

James Michael Weigant, Sr., one day shy of age 62, died in his home of a sudden heart attack on Jan. 31, 2015.

James, best known by all as “Jim,” was born in Portland, Oregon on Feb. 1, 1953...

Freshmen PHS Honors Banquet Honorees include (L-R) Braydon Wilson, Reese Collins, Jade Jones, Hannah Laughlin and Sidney Walker. Not shown is Brian Jeffers.

PHS 26th Annual Honors Banquet set for March 2

Jan 29, 2015 2:39pm

Academic achievement will be front and center on Monday, March 2nd during the 26th Annual PHS Honors Banquet.

Honorees represent 28 students at the top ten percent of the Pawhuska High...

Ethics complaint filed against OMC

Jan 29, 2015 2:41pm

An ethics complaint has been filed in Osage Nation Trial Court alleging that members of the Osage Minerals Council have failed to submit sworn affidavits listing gifts they received during past...

American burying beetle

Osage County Commissioners endorse ‘bug out’ stance on endangered beetle

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:50am

A resolution calling for removal from the endangered-species list of a pesky little insect known as the American burying beetle was endorsed last week by the Osage County Commission.


Deadline to request absentee ballots nears

Jan 29, 2015 2:41pm

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Osage County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the February 10 Pawhuska I2 Annual School Election, County Election Board...

Wynona News

Jan 29, 2015 2:41pm


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Superintendent Dixie Hurd

We are promoting a decorating contest for Valentine’s Day. Students are encouraged to decorate the halls. The student...

Around The County

Jan 29, 2015 2:41pm


Proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets currently available at the Osage Tribal Museum will be used to fund the completion of the James Bigheart Statue. The raffle...

Wynona-area cattle theft investigated

Updated: Jan 29, 2015 2:41pm

Investigators from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association are seeking information about the suspected theft of a dozen head of cattle from an...

Proposed legislation would reform new wind farm subsidies

Updated: Jan 29, 2015 2:41pm

Legislation was filed last week to reform existing state subsidies for all new Oklahoma industrial wind facilities.

The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Earl Sears, R-Bartlesville, and Sen....

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