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Mike Black, Bureau of Indian Affairs Director (Photo source BIA website)

BIA director to speak

Sep 02, 2015 2:22pm

Mike Black, director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is scheduled to visit the Osage Nation for a formal presentation on Sept. 9 in Pawhuska. Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear invited the...

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As the 80-year-old Elm Creek Bridge east of Pawhuska sits abandoned, awaiting removal, construction continues on a new bridge structure approximately two miles away near Osage Hills State Park. Both are part of a $37 million improvement project which is currently underway on U.S. Highway 60. Work along the five-mile stretch started in early 2014 and the anticipated 30-month project is on schedule to reach “substantial completion” (with all highway traffic to be placed on the new alignment) before this winter. Overall completion remains on track for spring 2017, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation said last week. An estimated three million cubic yards of earth is expected to be moved in the course of the project. ODOT officials added that more rock was discovered than had been expected, which has necessitated additional blasting during the project’s excavation phase. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Bridges of past and future

Jun 17, 2015 2:08pm

As the 80-year-old Elm Creek Bridge east of Pawhuska sits abandoned, awaiting removal, construction continues on a new bridge structure approximately two miles away near Osage Hills State Park....

81st Osage Cattlemen’s Convention starts Thursday

Updated: Jun 17, 2015 2:08pm

For the 81st consecutive year, the Osage County Cattlemen’s Association will hold its annual convention here Thursday through Saturday.

As in the past, the OCCA events are to be based at the...

Oil-and-gas rules classes underway

Updated: Jun 17, 2015 2:08pm

The first of class on federal rule revisions for Osage County oil and gas producers was to be held Wednesday afternoon and six more are planned over the next eight days.

Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural...

Journal-Capital reporter Mike Erwin, left, and photographer Jack Buzbee, right, show first-place honors awarded the local newspaper at the Oklahoma Press Association banquet Friday night in Oklahoma City. Becky Burch/Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Journal-Capital receives 8 awards in statewide judging

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm

The Pawhuska Journal-Capital brought home eight awards — including four for top honors — from the 2014 Oklahoma Press Association Better Newspaper Contest last weekend.

Following statewide...

New regulations for oil lessees

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is inviting Osage County oil-and-gas lease operators to upcoming training sessions on new federal regulations due to take effect next month.

In a letter sent out...

PHS principal becomes football coach

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm

High School Principal Joe Sindelar will start his fourth year at Pawhuska with some new, yet familiar, responsibilities.

Sindelar, who has directed teams to four state football titles, was...

Lawsuit stems in 2013 crash involving superintendent, Turner bison

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm

The superintendent of Pawhuska Public Schools is suing an Osage County ranch owned by billionaire Ted Turner for negligence as the result of a 2013 traffic accident in which the education official...

Municipal budget passed by Pawhuska City Council

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm

A public hearing on the municipal budget proposals for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 was held June 2 at Pawhuska City Hall.

Following brief discussion, Pawhuska City Council members voted, 5-0, to...

Osage County District Court

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm

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


Monday, June 8

Dillion Shane Shorter, Pawhuska — Knowingly concealing...

Around The County

Jun 10, 2015 3:57pm


The Kiwanis Club of Pawhuska is sponsoring a free Fishing Derby for youngsters through age 12 on Thurs., June 11 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Pawhuska Golf and...

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