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Cable mishap disrupts local communications

Mar 03, 2015 3:15pm

Most Pawhuska-area residents were left without telephone and internet service for several hours last Wednesday, Feb. 25, after an AT&T fiber­-optic cable was accidentally severed by...

ALCO completes close-down

Feb 25, 2015 12:05pm

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Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey M. Standing Bear signs the lease for the new Fairfax Grocery Store. Observing are Assistant Chief Raymond Red Corn, Government Affairs Advisor John Williams, Legal Counsel Terry Mason-Moore, and Director of Operations Casey Johnson. Chief Standing Bear thanked Osage Nation Congress for their support and said, “This project is a direct result of a demonstrated need shown by members of the Grayhorse-Fairfax community. We are grateful to Osage member George Pease and other community leaders who worked to find a qualified grocer who understands the business and the needs of the community.” Others who made this possible were Osage Nation Congress members Archie Mason, Jim Norris, and Dr. Ron Shaw.

Lease signed for new Fairfax grocery store

Dec 31, 2014 12:05pm

Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey M. Standing Bear signs the lease for the new Fairfax Grocery Store. Observing are Assistant Chief Raymond Red Corn, Government Affairs Advisor John Williams,...

Garrett Gibson

Fairfax man charged in cattle caper

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

A Fairfax man has been charged with larceny of domestic animals after allegedly stealing seven head of cattle from an Osage County rancher.

Garrett Mitchell Gibson, 26, was arrested last...

John Marion Grant

Execution date draws near for Osage County murderer

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

State prison officials and a federal judge have cleared way for the execution of the only Osage County inmate on Oklahoma death row.

Execution is scheduled Feb. 19 for John Marion Grant, who...

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 project site 20 miles west of town. Approximately 2 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

Highway activity

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

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 project site 20 miles west of town. Approximately 2 miles...

District Court Proceedings

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

Following are charges that have been filed recently in Osage County District Court:

CRIMINAL FELONIES

Dec. 22

Jeffrey Demond Hudson, Tulsa — Driving a motor vehicle while under...

Vaughan appointed to House Wildlife Committee Chairmanship

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

Representative Steve Vaughan, House District 37, has been appointed by House leadership to be chairman of the newly formed House Wildlife Committee. Vaughan had previously been vice chair of the...

Around the County

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

HOLIDAYS CHANGE TRASH ROUTES, FREE DUMP HOURS

With the upcoming holidays, the free dump will be closed on Dec. 20 and 27. All residential routes will be a day ahead during the week of...

Voters urged to apply early for absentee ballots

Dec 24, 2014 12:05pm

Voters in Osage County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Jan. 13, Shidler I11 School Special Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner said...

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...

Scotty Ray Gilkey

Remaining charges dropped against former football coach

Dec 17, 2014 12:06pm

The last remaining embezzlement charges against Scotty Ray Gilkey were dismissed Friday, more than two years after allegations related to the charges prompted his removal as Pawhuska High School...

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