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The two candidates for Osage County District One Commissioner, Randall Jones (left) and Bob Jackson (center), watched Friday as local election officials recounted the more than 3,500 votes from the Nov. 4 general election. A day-long recount confirmed the re-election of Democratic incumbent Jackson by 43 votes over his Republican challenger. Osage County Election Board member Becky Blackwood (standing) supervises handling of the ballots by precinct workers Dee Chambers (on her right) and Kathy Scott (to her left). With their backs to the camera, precinct workers Macy Strom and Ginny Sutton are recording the results. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

Recount confirms Jackson as winner

Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

A day-long recount Friday confirmed incumbent Bob Jackson as winner of the Nov. 4 general election for the District One seat on the Osage County Commission.

Jackson, a Democrat from Grainola...

Judge orders permit for wind farm

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

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Public hearing set Monday on realigning of Grandview

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

The Pawhuska City Council will hold a public hearing Monday to discuss plans for closing a short stretch of Grandview Avenue as part of a road realignment proposal by the Osage Nation.


Verdigris Valley gets USDA loan guarantee

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative has received a $21 million federal loan guarantee that will help improve its delivery of electric power in rural areas.

U.S. Department of Agriculture...

District Court proceedings

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm


September 22

Kenneth Brett Cooper, Skiatook — DUI with blood-alcohol content of .08 or more - Great bodily injury.

Pearson Leon Oneal, Skiatook — Burglary in the second...

Jury acquits ex-coach Gilkey in felony embezzlement trial

Sep 19, 2014 7:15pm

Scotty Ray Gilkey was found innocent of embezzlement Friday following a felony trial that concluded an agonizing, two-year ordeal for the former Pawhuska football coach.

An Osage County...

Shown in the photo (L-R): Pawhuska Police Chief Scott Laird, Pawhuska Police Officer Justin Garrison, Rodney Timms, and Sgt. Steve Talburt Osage County Sheriff’s Dept. School Resource Officer. Jack Buzbee/Journal Capital

Businessman travels state in 18-wheeler to raise awareness about child abuse

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

On Sept. 10, businessman Rodney Timms, owner of Western Flyer Express, who is a child abuse survivor, stopped in Pawhuska with his 18-wheeler as part of his 77-county tour of Oklahoma to raise...

Topping the view from North Grandview Avenue is the Osage Nation Welcome Center, which is currently under construction. A realignment of Grandview in the vicinity of the new ON building was recently approved by the Pawhuska City Council. Mike Erwin/Journal-Capital

Grandview realignment in tune with campus plan

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

Traffic will soon cease to flow along an existing stretch of Grandview Avenue as part of a road re-design prompted by Campus Master Plan improvements for the Osage Nation Tribal Headquarters.


Osages to terminate lease at Wah-Sha-She park on Hulah Lake

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

The Osage Nation has informed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of its intention to terminate a lease agreement at Wah-Sha-She Park on Hulah Lake, tribal officials said.

In a letter sent last...

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Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm


A Cajun-themed dinner and auction has been scheduled for Sept. 30 at the Pawhuska Elks Lodge.

The benefit event is being held to honor Trase Reesing,...

Trial scheduled to get under way for Pawhuska’s ex-football coach

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

Jury selection started Tuesday afternoon in Osage County District Court for the embezzlement trial of former Pawhuska High School football coach Scotty Ray Gilkey.

Gilkey, 39, is accused of...

Annual fundraiser for local schools set

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

The Pawhuska Public School Foundation will hold its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Keystone Golf Club in Cleveland.

Registration for the four-person scramble...

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