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Osage County sheriff sets retirement date

Feb 03, 2016 12:05pm

Osage County Sheriff Ty Koch has revealed his intentions to retire at the end of this year.

The sheriff’s announcement was made Monday morning during the weekly meeting of the Osage County...

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Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear welcomes the new optometrist, Mashall Walker, who began at the WahZhaZhi Health Center on Dec. 7.

New optometrist welcomed to WHC

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

In an effort to improve healthcare service delivery and meet the needs of its patients, the Osage Nation has been seeking and recruiting the doctors people need to staff the WahZhaZhi Health...

Shane Matson, the president of the Osage Producers Association, is interviewed for a television newscast following Monday’s public meeting on the Osage County Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Study being compiled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. More than 200 persons attended the meeting at Wah-Zha-Zhe Cultural Center. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

BIA’s study criticized at meeting

Dec 02, 2015 12:05pm

Proposed federal guidelines designed to make Osage County safe from the harmful effects of oil-and-gas production drew scant praise Monday at a public meeting sponsored by the Bureau of Indian...

Christmas Parade Saturday evening

Dec 02, 2015 12:05pm

Pawhuska’s Christmas Parade of Lights will begin making its way through downtown at 6 p.m. Saturday.

“Christmas in the Osage: The Reason for the Season!” is the theme of this year’s annual...

Pawhuska’s Jon Red Corn named as 2015 Native American ‘40 under 40’ award recipient

Dec 02, 2015 12:06pm

MESA, Ariz. — The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development recently announced its 2015 class of “Native American 40 Under 40” award recipients. This prestigious award is bestowed...

Ranch rodeo champ named

Dec 02, 2015 12:06pm

Well-known area cowboy Chris Potter earned top bronc rider honors at the 20th-annual Working Ranch Cowboys Association World Championships held Nov. 12-15 in Amarillo, Texas.

Potter, from...

Joe Proffit, Natural Resources Specialist, points to an area once settled by ancestral Osage people at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Photo submitted

Culture, enterprise and reconnecting with ancestral lands

Dec 02, 2015 12:06pm

The Osage Nation has made two visits to Missouri in the last few weeks to begin a process of reconnecting with ancestral lands and economic development opportunities. Principal Chief Geoffrey...

Starr Pennington

February murder trial scheduled for local man

Dec 02, 2015 12:06pm

A federal court trial is scheduled early next year in Tulsa for a 56-year-old Pawhuska man charged with murdering his girlfriend.

Starr Pennington, 42, was pronounced dead Aug. 25 at...

Superintendent’s chalkboard

Nov 25, 2015 12:06pm

At Pawhuska Elementary last week, the students had a wonderful opportunity to sing and play songs for our local veterans during the Veterans Day Assembly.

The OERB grant took students on a...


Nov 25, 2015 12:06pm


The Osage County Historical Society Museum has signed copies of Ree Drummond’s newest cookbook, “A Year of Holidays,” as well as as...

Pawhuska First Baptist Senior Pastor Jeff Laughlin, far right, and John Free, second from left, spent 15-days in Northern Zimbabwe on a mission to help establish a new church. They were joined by members of the Ochelata Baptist Church. From left are Johnny Joe Morgan, Free, James Cato, Clay Myers, Brian Myers and Laughlin The group is shown enjoying a visit to Antelope Park, an animal refuge in Northern Zimbabwe. Photo submitted

Pawhuska First Baptist joins others in mission possible

Nov 25, 2015 12:05pm

Senior Pastor Jeff Laughlin said Pawhuska’s First Baptist had been in prayer about possible missions when he received a phone call from the Pastor of the Ocheleta Baptist Church about building a...

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